Mombasa Street Cultural Carnival
|Country and Region||Kenya — Coast Province|
|Type of Festival||Dance, Music|
|Location of Festival||Mombasa, Coast Province, Kenya|
|Festival Contact Information|
Ministry of Tourism
Each year, Mombasa celebrates it's great wealth of cultural resources with a Cultural Carnival. Held in November, the carnival is a good chance to see artists and musicians from all over Kenya. The highlight of the Carnival is a lively street parade with members of all of the city's many cultures and communities participating. The main stage features local bands and dancers, with the smaller stages giving you the chance to see local traditional Kenyan dances. There are many stalls selling arts and crafts and for your further entertainment a sailing regatta is held along the seafront.