Events Calendar 2017
Check out what’s happening in Langkawi throughout the year!
15th Royal Langkawi International Regatta 2017
9-14 Jan 2017
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.
1st Langkawi Football League
15 Jan - 15 Apr 2017
Local football players will be able to demonstrate their skill and talent at the Langkawi Football League Cup Tournament. Teams from 6 Mukim of Langkawi will gather at the Langkawi Sports Complex to compete for the Langkawi Parliamentary Cup and the LADA CEO Cup.
KFC Langkawi International Regatta Perdana
5-10 Feb 2017
Langkawi Chinese New Year Special
10 Feb 2017
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 is the year of the Rooster, the tenth animal in the cycle. The next Year of the Rooster will be in 2029.
Langkawi Squid Challenge
10-11 March 2017
Come March, Langkawi is the right place to get yourself jigging as many squid as you can while winning attractive prizes. At night, the brightly lit Andaman Sea attracts the squids to the surface while participants enjoy the calm and cool sea breeze. An unforgettable experience to the newcomers and surely for regulars.
Langkawi Netball League
15 March - 15 April 2017
The netball tournament will foster closer relationship among the ladies in the communities. This will encourage a healthy life style and the first ever tournament to be held on the island competing for LADA Puspanita Cup.
Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA)
21-25 March 2017
This biannual event was first held in 1991, since then LIMA has become the most influential military exhibition in Asia to showcase the advance and latest hardware capability. Trade fair on aerospace and marine equipment will also be held at MIEC and Awana Cruise Jetty in March. With over 500 exhibitors, 65 ships and 110 aircrafts from 36 countries, certainly LIMA is an event not to be missed.
Tuba Trail Run
8 April 2017
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 2017 edition includes three categories namely, 4 kilometers, 15 kilometers and 30 kilometers routes.
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FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour
14 - 16 April 2017
Malaysia will be hosting its first 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.
The Royal Langkawi Classic Car Show
21 - 23 April 2017
The first ever Langkawi Classic Car Show will be held at MIEC Hall. Bringing an international standard showcase such as this to Langkawi will definitely attract vintage and classic car enthusiasts around the world and it will eventually be highlighted in the international motoring calendar of event. The show will also feature Langkawi Flea market as a new product for antics and collectibles lovers.
Langkawi International Jet Ski Time Attack
21 - 23 April 2017
The Langkawi International Jet Ski Time Attack will be held in Langkawi, as one of the water sports events. Langkawi will host this 2 days of epic jet ski game to international and local teams and is expected to attract spectators from inside and outside of Langkawi.
BDB Climb & Run
22 April 2017
The BDB Climb & Run will be held in Lubuk Semulang, Gunung Raya, Langkawi. Langkawi will host this 1 day of this sports to international and local runners and is expected to attract spectators from inside and outside of Langkawi.
Langkawi Rugby Sevens 2017
29 - 30 April 2017
The LANGKAWI RUGBY SEVENS 2017 will be held in Langkawi Sports Complex, Kuah, Pulau Langkawi. Langkawi will host this 2 days of epic rugby game to international and local teams and is expected to attract spectators from inside and outside of Langkawi.
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1st Matchinchang Skybridge Climb
6 May 2017
Regional Workshop on Sustainable Tourism Destination
8-12 May 2017
Royal Langkawi International Bike Fest 2017
12-14 May 2017
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.
Musabaqah Tilawah Al Quran
15-17 May 2017
Langkawi International Fishing Tournament (LIFT)
19-20 May 2017
1st June 2017
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 Aidilfitri Special
22 July 2017
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 July.
17 - 30 August 2017
The 29th Southeast Asian Games or commonly known as SEA Games 2017 is a regional multi-sport event that will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 19th to 31th August 2017. Representative from 11 countries will participate in this 6th time Southeast Asian Games being held in Malaysia. The National Sailing Centre, Langkawi was chosen to be the main venue for the sailing event. The 29th Sea Games Sailing Event will comprise of 14 categories.
Langkawi Fest 2017
26 - 31 August 2017
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.
Langkawi International Jet Ski Endurance
18 - 20 August 2017
The Langkawi International Jet Ski Endurance will be held in Langkawi, as one of the water sports events. Langkawi will host this 3 days of epic jet ski game to international and local teams and is expected to attract spectators from inside and outside of Langkawi.