Awesome Events and Offers This Weekend!

written by Winnie Wangui 25th August 2015

It is the last weekend of August and there are lots of events and offers going on in various places. We have listed them down for you so be sure to end the month of August on a high note. Mark your calendars and inform your friends because this weekend is full of exciting activities.

Food Events

1) DSTV Chill And Grill

DSTV chill and grill eventThis Sunday, head out with your family and friends to the DSTV Chill and Grill. Make your own nyama choma, curry or nyama fry  and enjoy the feast together. You can then wash it all down with a cold drink or cocktail from the fully stocked bar. Find your way to Mamba Village because there will also be lots of fun and entertainment for the kids. Advance tickets are going for Ksh. 1000 and tickets at the gate are Ksh. 1, 500. There is also an advance tickets offer for buy one get one free.

2) The Nairobi Goat DerbyThe Nairobi Goat Derby Event

This weekend the fourth Nairobi Goat Derby will be held at the Jockey Club of Kenya at Ngong Racecourse on Saturday, 29th August from 1 pm to 9 pm. Tickets are going for Ksh. 1,000 for adults and Ksh. 500 for kids. There will be great entertainment, talented Djs and a fun filled kiddies section. Get your tickets from Ticket Sasa or Brew Bistro Lounge

3) Taste Awards 2015Gold Excellence LIsting to be unveiled at the Taste Awards 2015

The third edition of Taste Awards are here and this time it is going to be bigger and better. Various industry players have been nominated for various categories and the winners will be announced at the Gala Dinner on Monday, 31st August at dusitD2 Hotel. We hope you voted for your favorite restaurant as there are lots of fabulous prizes to be won for voting. It is expected to be a fun night of food and drink, celebrating and championing the hospitality industry.

4) Chocolate Wine And Yoga At The TribeChocolate wine and yoga at the tribe

On Saturday 29th August, The Tribe Hotel and The Africa Yoga Project invite you to bend, stretch and enjoy some chocolate and wine. From 5 pm to 6 pm,  Paige Elenson, founder and director of Africa Yoga Project will be bending with you at the hotel’s helipad. Charges are only Ksh. 3, 000 and you get to relax and enjoy mini massages after yoga.

Wine Pairing Dinner at Salt Bar and Grill5) Wine Pairing Dinner At Salt Bar And Grill

Do you fancy some authentic wine, paired perfectly with exquisite meals? Then the Wine Pairing Dinner at  Salt Bar and Grill is exactly for you. On 3rd September, enjoy the award winning 1865 Single Vineyard Range from Chile, each pair with an extensive array of great tasting food. For only Ksh. 3, 800 wine and dine with Nicolas Claverie of VSPT. The wines will also be available for purchase on the evening at a special discount.

6) Wine And Food Pairing At Mdalasini Restaurant, Heron Porticowine and food pairing at Mdalasini Restaurant Heron Portico

On 2nd September, Mdalaisini Restaurant at Heron Portico invite you to enjoy a 5 course menu accompanied by different wines. From 7 pm till late, savour on detectable dishes and authentic wines with Sommelier, Izele Van Blerk  for only Ks. 3, 500. Tickets are available from Heron Portico, and from the Slater and Whittaker Office.


7) Wine And Food Pairing at Monikos Kitchen

wine and food pairing at Monikos KItchen

Monikos Kitchen invite you for a night of great tasting food and wine at the wine and food pairing on 1st September from 7 pm till late. Expert sommelier, Izele Van Blerk will be with you to take you through the culinary journey. Indulge in great tasting food and wash it down with perfectly paired wine for only Ksh. 4, 000. Tickets are available from Monikos  Kitchen, and from Slater and Whittaker office


8) Wine And Food Pairing at Tokyowine and food pairing at Tokyo

If you are up for a night of fine food and drink, Tokyo is the place to be. They will be having a wine and food paring on 3rd September from 7 pm till late. Enjoy a tasty 5 course menu accompanied by  different wines for only Ksh. 3, 500.  To get your tickets, head to Tokyo, or to Slater and Whittaker Office.

Music Events

Hakuna matata festival event1) Hakuna Matata Festival

This Saturday, 29th August, all roads lead to Machakos for the Hakuna Matata Festival. There will be lots of entertainment from artists and DJs including H Art The Band, Raaay, Djs. Creme De La Creme, Protege, Kace, Hypnotic, Slick, among others. The ticket prices are as follows: Early bird tickets cost Ksh. 1, 200, Advance tickets, Ksh. 1,500, Gate tickets, Ksh. 2, 000 and VIP tickets are going for Ksh. 5,000.

2) End Month Shake Down Carnival By Noise On DemandNoise on demand event-End month shakedown

This Saturday, Noise On Demand presents, the End Month Shakedown Carnival at the Juniper Social. There will be smashing music from Djs such as Panik, Sesi and Sir Loin. The fun stats at 3pm till late and entry is free.


3) The Safaricom International Jazz FestivalSafaricom International Jazz festival

The International Safaricom Jazz Festival will be happening at the Bomas of Kenya on Saturday 29th August from 6 pm. Enjoy electric performances by the legendary Salif Keita who will be curtain raised by James Gogo and The Gogo Simo Band.  Advance tickets are going for Ksh. 1, 500 and tickets at the gate will cost Ksh. 2, 000.  Student tickets are only Ksh. 500 so you have no excuse for missing out.


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