Lamu Dhow Race Regattas

Lamu dhows are famous for their speed and during the main season from July to April main races are taking place. Each race usually involves 10 to 15 dhows on the fierce an exiting ancestral atmosphere.

  • August race – between 14th and 20th
  • Lamu Cultural Festival – 20th-23th November 2014
  • New Year – January 1st
  • Easter – Easter Sunday
  • Maulidi – 02nd-03nd January 2015
  • Eid (Ramadan) – Around 18th July 2015