Events Calendar 2018
Check out what’s happening in Langkawi throughout the year!
16th Royal Langkawi International Regatta 2018
8-13 Jan 2018
Since its inception in 2003 this International Regatta draws foreign and local professional sailors to the tropical island of Langkawi. This event attracts 30 entries namely from Singapore, Thailand, UK, Hong Kong, USA, Russian Federation, Denmark and Australia as a new entry. They will be competing in 8 racing classes and the champion will be awarded The Tunku Abdullah Sportsmanship Award.
KFC Langkawi International Regatta Perdana & ASAF Sailing Cup 2018
31 Jan - 4 Feb 2018
Langkawi Tourism Awards
23 March 2018
The Annual Langkawi Tourism Award is a recognition from the Government to leaders in the tourism industry. The awards encourage tourism players to meet and strive to achieving greater standards in 6 categories and 24 sub categories. The awards play an integral role in rewarding business excellence, innovation, industry professionalism, collaborations and initiatives. The awards are announced at a Gala Ceremony, where industry players gather to celebrate their achievements.
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.
Langkawi International Dragon Boat Regatta 2018
31 March - 1 April 2018
Dragon Boat Racing continued to be an important event on the tourism calendar of countries involved in the dragon boat sport across the world. Most events have traditionally been held in globally prominent cities, recognizing the sports’ growing global appeal. Since its inception many hundred years ago, dragon boat race had traditionally drawn huge crowds in the thousands comprising rowers, supporters, foreign tourists, curious onlookers and local people.
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 Jazz Festival
27 - 29 April 2018
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.
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.