Events 2018

Events Calendar 2018

Check out what’s happening in Langkawi throughout the year!

KFC Langkawi International Regatta Perdana & ASAF Sailing Cup 2018

31 Jan - 4 Feb 2018

Aimed to nurture new and young talents in sailing. This year’s event will be held from 13th -4th February. These young sailors were exposed to a lot of valuable experiences as they have sailed in numerous sailing conditions in Langkawi. The valuable experience and important lesson will help them excel at the international youth competition.

Langkawi Chinese New Year Special
3 March 2018

Malaysia as a multiracial country provides an opportunity for other races to celebrate harmoniously as Chinese usher to their new year. The celebration marks another year of  a prosperous life. It is a must-attend event to strengthen unity among Malaysians. This year’s zodiac was the dog, one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar.

Le Tour De Langkawi 2018
14 March 2018

It’s back to 10 stages as this year’s Le Tour de Langkawi, Asia’s premier stage race, returns with the grueling climb up to Cameron Highlands serving as the main highlight in the 2.HC (hors category) race scheduled to commence in mid March.

FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour
6 - 8 April 2018

Malaysia will be hosting its second FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour by the beach. With 32 top male and female beach volleyball players from over 16 countries competing for the country’s first title. Langkawi will be the only ASEAN nation to host the tournament and it is sanctioned by the Federation Internationale de Volleyball.

3rd Tuba Trail Run 2018
21 April 2018

Due to an overwhelming respond from the local and international participants, The Tuba Trail Run is back for more with a new set of difficult challenging courses and trails. Set in a less explored wilderness of Tuba and Dayang Bunting Island, contestants are to pass through some of Langkawi natural wonders and amazing landscape while challenging their strength and stamina. The 2018 edition includes three categories namely, 4 kilometers, 15 kilometers and 30 kilometers routes.

Langkawi International Marching Band Competition (LIMBAC)
2 - 5 May 2018

The Langkawi International Marching Band Competition (LIMBAC) will be held in Langkawi, as one of the musical events. Langkawi will host this 4 days of epic marching bands to international and local teams and is expected to attract spectators from inside and outside of Langkawi.

The Royal Langkawi International Bike Fest 2018
May 2018

The Royal Langkawi International Bike Fest is initiated to be an important major festival within the Asian region. First of its kind, The Fest will continuously to be an annual biker’s event in Langkawi. This year the show will see more than bikers from Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore.An event that promotes awareness and aims to establish a venue for Malaysian and International riders to further interact and promote bike safety practices and professional handling of motorcycle as a sport and hobby.

This programme will host almost all major bike brands & models in motorsport. It will be a platform that showcases bike accessories, new equipment, technical breakthroughs, international exhibitors, as well as a venue for international bikers to socialize and network.

Langkawi Aidilfitri Special
28 June 2018

Aidilfitri marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting and the beginning of Syawal, where it is time to celebrate, to ask for forgiveness, reconcile and renew relationships with others. Various foods, cakes, sweets, biscuits and other delicacies will be served on the day. Delicacies such as ketupat, lemang and rendang are among the most famous cuisines that can be found at Langkawi Aidilfitri Special to be held in June.

Lawn Bowls Mahsuri International Mixed Pair Competition
25 - 30 June 2018

The Lawn Bowls Mahsuri International Mixed Pair Competition will be held in Langkawi, as one of the sports events. Langkawi will host this 6 days of epic lawn bowls game to international and local teams and is expected to attract spectators from inside and outside of Langkawi.

Runkawi Half Marathon Night Run 2018
14 July 2018

Langkawi’s first night run offering 5/10/21km distances on 14 July 2018. The Runkawi Half Marathon Night Run 2018 will be held in Langkawi, as one of the sports events. Langkawi will host this night running events to international and local teams and is expected to attract spectators from inside and outside of Langkawi.

F3 Formula Powerboat Race
July 2018

The F3 Formula Powerboat Race will be held in Langkawi, as one of the watersports events. Langkawi will host this epic watersports events to international and local teams and is expected to attract spectators from inside and outside of Langkawi.

Langkawi International Tug Of War (LITOW) 2018
23 - 29 July 2018

The Langkawi International Tug Of War (LITOW) 2018 will be held in Langkawi, as one of the sports events. Langkawi will host this sports event to international and local teams and is expected to attract spectators from inside and outside of Langkawi.

Langkawi 7's Rugby
July 2018

The Langkawi 7’s Rugby will be held in Langkawi, as one of the sport events. Langkawi will host this epic sport events to international and local teams and is expected to attract spectators from inside and outside of Langkawi.

Langkawi Food & Culture Festival
11 August 2018

The Langkawi Food & Culture Festival 2018 will be held in Langkawi, as one of the cultural and community engagement events. Langkawi will host this 1 days of festival to highlights of the cultural as well as exotic foods available in Langkawi.

Langkawi Fest 2018
11 August 2018

The festival will feature the multicultural society and ethnic tradition of the island. The Pantai Chenang Street Parade will be the highlight of the festival in conjunction with Kedah Art and Cultural month and the celebration of 60th independence day.Langkawi Fest is set to transform this typical tranquil island into a vibrant hub filled with live music, cultural performances, food markets and colorful decorations.

Geopark Day 2018
26 - 27 Oktober 2018

Langkawi’s Geopark is noteworthy in its array of impressive rock formations surrounded by ancient jungle, vast caves with stalactites and stalagmites, winding mangrove reveries, sea caves and tunnels, wildlife and waterfalls. Over 90 geo-sites have been found in the region but there are three distinct areas that form the Langkawi Geopark, each with its own unique geological significance.

Langkawi Deepavali Special
17 November 2018

Deepavali or Diwali is a celebration that spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. Its celebration includes lighting of lights shining on housetops, outside doors, around temples and other buildings in the communities. The Indians will dress up in new clothes or their best outfit, then gather to a family feast and an exchange of gifts between family members and close friends.

IRONMAN Langkawi
17 November 2018

This event will be the 5th Ironman Malaysia in Langkawi to be organized since 2011. About 1,200 athletes will compete in the enduring of 3.8km swimming, 42km running and 182km cycling. Winners to be crowned a world a true Ironman and qualify among 40 athletes for the Ironman World Championship in Kailua Kona, Hawaii. This is among the toughest event on earth!

Oceanman Langkawi 2018
24 November 2018

OCEANMAN represents the first open water swimming events series on international scale and the premium swimming event brand.

Langkawi Island Music Festival
21 - 22 December 2018

The highlights of the festival are the performances from the islands like Fiji, Guam and Papa New Guinea. The festival aims to promote Langkawi through music as an eco-friendly holiday destination and to encourage the local community to keep the island clean and green at all times. Activities focused on protecting the environment will be organized throughout the day. There is a need to convince the local islanders that their survival and prosperity depend upon keeping the island clean and that the island’s development must be sustainable.

Langkawi International Blues Roots Aseana - LIBRA
28 - 31 December 2018

The music festival is a public event in conjunction with 2019 countdown. It offers a high-end Blues music with the participating bands/artiste from various countries i.e. Australia, Iran, Philippines, England, Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore along with our Blues legend, Blues Gang and many other local bands/artiste.
Apart from the stage performance, we also have exhibitions and Malaysian traditional snack/ bars as the additional attractions. Activities such as hub competition, music clinic and pocket shows are the colors to the music festival.