Things To Do Around Sabah In March

Things To Do Around Sabah In March

Woah.. February really went by in a blink of an eye. Not sure whether that’s a good thing or bad. Either way, let’s welcome March with open arms and look forward to the events in stored for us in the month! There are quite a number of exciting activities and events in March such as runs, exhibitions, parties and many more!

Here’s a list of  things to look forward to:



IEC Midas 2017 Sabah International Travel Fair Event Logo (002)

Sabah International Travel Fair (Sabah ITF) 2017
3 – 5 March 2017 @ Suria Sabah Shopping Mall

A platform for networking, exchanging and assisting the domestic travel industry in linking up with other Malaysian and international counterparts. Sabah ITF includes tourism related products and services too like hotels, airlines, handicrafts, healthcare and many more! The event is co-located with Lifestyle Fair, which will be promoting lifestyle products and services. Definitely something you wouldn’t want to miss!


Beach Party

Beach Party at baRoca
4 March 2017 @ Manana Borneo Resort, Kota Belud

Want a pumped up weekend getaway? Head on over to Kota Belud for the month’s most happening party! Chill out to live acoustic tunes from afternoon ’til sunset and then party the night away to some awesome DJ spins. It’s a beach party you definitely wouldn’t want to miss out on! Overnight stay and day-trips are available. Space is limited so book fast!


Avangio Unplugged Open Mic


Avangio Unplugged Open Mic
4 March 2017 @ Spazio Lounge, Avangio Hotel KK

Unwind and relax to some unplugged, acoustic music. Perfect for a date night or a chill-sesh with your closest friends. There will be open-mic sessions and featured performance by local artist and musician, Eloise Lau!


Electrify Your Colours

Electrify Your Colours With HQE 2 Run
5 March 2017 @ Hospital Queen Elizabeth 2, Kota Kinabalu

Happening on a Sunday, this fun run aims to get participants moving and getting physical.



Opening of the North Borneo Railway Gallery
9 March 2017 @ Sabah Museum

The North Borneo Railway in Sabah played an enormous part in our history and being such an important heritage, the railway will finally have a gallery of its own at the Sabah Museum. The gallery will officially be opened on the 9th of march, so bring your family and loved ones to go check it out!


Borneo Sevens 2017

Borneo Sevens 2017
17 – 19 Mar 2017 @ Eagles Rugby Club, Sandakan

Especially for all you rugby fans. This international rugby tournament is also known as the Greenest Sevens In The World and has over 20 teams in both the men’s and women’s category. These teams will be taking on each other on the fields of Eagles Rugby Club, Sandakan. Some of the international teams that participated in the tournament were  Daveta ( Fiji), Penguins International (UK),  Aotearoa Maori Club ( New Zealand) and Australian Legends.


Sabah Wedding Showcase

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Sabah Wedding Showcase 5th Edition
24 – 26 Mar 2017 @ Suria Sabah Shopping Mall

Have a wedding coming up? Then you should head over to this bridal fair event to get yourself inspired! The event will showcase every thing under the bridal sun like photo and videography services, venues, bride and groom attires, decorations and much more!


BADI Ultra Trail Challenge

Blood Donation Drive organized by Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu 

25 Mar 2017 @ Suria Sabah Shopping Mall

“You’re somebody’s type” is the tagline used for this blood donation drive and it speaks volumes. Get involved in a good cause and head over to Suria Sabah Shopping Mall on the 25th March 2017 (Saturday) and donate! You can save a life. The event begins from 10am to 5pm.

Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu Blood Donation Drive

Badi Ultra Challenge
25 March 2017 @ Tamu Inobong (Start/Finish)

A run with a cause. Participants are required to raise RM150.00 (15km), RM300.00 (30km) or RM600.00 (50km) to participate, and the run takes you through the challenging trails of Crocker Range Park. The funds raised will go to KLF to support them in preserving and promoting the language of the Kadazandusun community as well EduLife Berhad in providing financial aid for youths living in rural areas. This is so that they can pursue their education and also be provided with professional training.



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Tambunan Food and Cuisine Festival
29 March 2017 @ Pisompuruan Square, Tambunan

If you love food then you must head to this food-filled event in Tambunan. This one-day food and cuisine festival is coupon-based and will feature mouth-watering and tantalizing delicacies, both traditional as well as fusion dishes of Tambunan district.


International Sabah Open Darts Tournament 2017

12th International Sabah Open Dart Tournament
31 March – 2 April 2017 @ Kota Kinabalu Community Hall

In conjunction with KK City’s 17th Anniversary, this annual event calls on local and international dart players and hobbyists to the KK Community Hall to compete against each other for the top prizes!


For more list of events and happenings, visit the Sabah Tourism Board website!

Note: This blog post will be updated from time to time with events/activities in the month of March.


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