Move over November, cause December’s here! As the song goes, ‘it’s the most wonderful time of the year!’ Here is the list of highlighted events this month.
SABAH TOURISM BOARD CHRISTMAS LIGHTING 2019
Christmas is the season of love and giving. Come witness the official tree-lighting ceremony placed symbolically at the 0km Sabah Tourism Board to start the month-long Christmas celebration at Gaya Street. The night will also be filled with activities such as singing performances, food, and arts – ideal for friends and families to come together and celebrate Christmas as one.
Venue: Sabah Tourism Board, Gaya Street
Organiser: Sabah Tourism Board
KIULU ADVENTURE CHALLENGE 2019
This challenge pushes adventure enthusiasts to the limits through running, mountain biking, rafting, and many other outdoor activities held in the scenic district of Kiulu.
Organiser: Sabah Tourism Board/ Sri Pelancongan Sabah Sdn Bhd
JESSELTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA – SOIRÉE BY THE SOUTH CHINA SEA
JPO is a community-based orchestra in Kota Kinabalu comprising of students, working adults, former music students and professional musicians. This gala concert dinner, held in aid of the JPO’s Outreach Program, will be held at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa’s Tanjung Garden, against the backdrop of the setting sun. The concert will be helmed by renowned Conductor Yap Ling and will feature both international and local master musicians.
Venue: Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser: Jesselton Philharmonic Orchestra
KOTA KINABALU CHRISTMAS CARNIVAL
11 – 14 DECEMBER
Don’t miss the Christmas celebration in this festive season at Padang Merdeka with fairy lights and Christmas trees all set up at the field! This fun-filled event is featuring an evening of Christmas carolling and a variety of stalls to visit. Stroll along the brightly-lit field with family and friends as you enjoy the season’s festivities.
Organiser: Kota Kinabalu City Hall
Venue: Padang Merdeka, Kota Kinabalu