Things To Do Around Sabah This January

Hello there! First of all, we’d like to wish you a very Happy New Year! There’s so many exciting things in stored for us in 2017, we can just feel it.

Anyway, not sure what to do this month? We’ve compiled a list of events and activities that you might want to check out to kick start your new year!

14th New Talent Exhibition (14 January – 7 April 2017)

Interested to view creative works? Visit the Sabah Art Gallery on said dates to discover works of art that are created by young fresh talents.

Click ‘here‘ more more info.


Eye Centre Open Day (14 January 2017)

This event will be Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu’s first health talk of year 2017. So why not drop by to learn more about your eyes and the health issues you are at risk at the Eye Centre Open Day. Entrance is free! For more info, visit Gleneagles KK’s Facebook page here.



Ruhiang/Kiulu Adventure Challenge (15 January 2017)

An extreme sports event which began with the Adventure Challenge (combining running, cycling, traditional obstacles and river crossing).

Click ‘here‘ for more info.


Chinese New Year Carnival (20 – 22 January 2017)

A carnival not to be missed! Go there with family and friends to enjoy colourful cultural performances by the Chinese community.

More info, click ‘here‘.


Raid The Babagon (21 January 2017)

Experience the next generation of obstacle racing that features a mix of terrains from hanging bridges, river crossing, hilly roads and more.

Click ‘here‘ for more info.


‘Fallen Heroes’ of Petagas (21 January 2017)

An annual memorial service held at the Petagas Memorial Garden to commemorate those who fought and sacrificed their lives during World War II.

For more info, click ‘here‘.


Photo credit: Sabah Tourism Board

Ginawari Tambunan (25 – 27 January 2017)

One of the largest open market in the interior region of Sabah which offers a variety of goods from food to handicraft. There will also be cultural performances to keep visitors entertained!

For more info, click ‘here‘.


Photo credit: Sabah Tourism Board


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