Things to do around Sabah in December

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It’s time to bid our farewell to November and welcome December to finally close the year 2017. Let’s fill our last month of 2017 with interesting and fun events and activities to end the year blissfully. Check them out!


PIHex December 2017

1st – 3rd December 2017 @ LG Floor, Imago Shopping Mall

Property Investment and Home Expo (PIHex) is a Business-to-Consumer (B2C) event that aims to bring investors and home buyers to property developers and home products suppliers. With the ever growing demand in premium property and home products and services, PIHex strives to present only the best that are available in the market.

Sabah Tourism Awards 2017

2nd December 2017 @ The Magellan Sutera

With more than 50 nominations, 13 categories and 28 awards, the Sabah Tourism Awards 2017 is held as a tribute to individuals and organizations that have excelled and contributed to the development of tourism and hospitality in Sabah. Held by Sabah Tourism Board / Sri Pelancongan Sabah, the event aims participants to strive for a higher level of professionalism in both service and product quality by giving the awards as an incentives.


Baa… Let’s Go to the Park

2nd – 3rd December 2017 @ Sabah Agriculture Park

Explore the home of all things green at this two-day event held by Sabah Agriculture Park in Tenom, Sabah. Feast your eyes with the variety of gardens and blooms and while you’re there, take part in activities suit for families to enjoy. Don’t forget to mark your calendar and join the fun!


Sunduan Do Nunuk Ragang VI Edition

2nd December 2017 @ Ranau Hall

Learn more about the fascinating legend of the Nunuk Ragang spirit through folklores. The story talks about seven siblings in their preliminary efforts to spread the Dusun culture throughout Sabah and Malaysia. Held by Sabah Cultural Board, the event aims to give knowledge on the Nunuk Ragang history and to preserve our historical heritage.


Dare to Dream Race

3rd December 2017 @ Tanjung Aru Rugby Field

Head down to Tanjung Aru and participate or support the Dare to Dream Race event that will take its place early this December. This event supports the spirit of unity among participants regardless of age, gender and experience by forming teams to face obstacles within the race with the element of Sabah’s Culture.

Kiulu Adventure Challenge 2017

3 December 2017 @ Kiulu

Calling all adventure enthusiasts to sign up for the Kiulu Adventure Challenge 2017 where you will be pushed to the limits through running, mountain biking, rafting and many other outdoor activities. If you opt for a leisure activity, river rafting is open for participation. The event aims to support the Kiulu community tourism and conservation whilst promoting an active and healthy lifestyle.


The Rungus Antique & Art Exhibition

7th – 9th December 2017 @ Bavanggazo Rungus Longhouse, Matunggong, Kudat

Held by the Rungus Fashion Association Sabah, this two-day exhibition offers an array of activities including a traditional Rungus fashion show, handicraft exhibition and while you’re there, enjoy the music of the Rungus culture and have a taste of a special brewed beverage called Kinomol. While you’re at it, learn more about the Rungus culture and heritage.


Sabah Land Rover Jamboree

8th – 10th December 2017 @ West Coast Division

Aiming to preserve and conserve the natural environment, the Sabah Land Rover Jamboree is an annual off-road adventure that continues to bring friendship among participants. The activities is designed for an entire family, with the objectives to promote friendship, cultural exchange with other Land Rovers Clubs, 4×4 fun-driving and safety-handling skills and most importantly to enjoy the great outdoors with family and friends.


Copa de Borneo

9th – 10th December 2017 @ Main Atrium of Star City Mall

If you’re up for a challenge, register now and take part in the biggest grappling competition in Borneo! Participation is open for kids, adult men and women. To make it more interesting, the event features international black belts Super Fight: Leke(Brazil) against Afonso Cego(Brazil) and Soh(Sabah) against Jaguar Tang(Taiwan).


Pesta Rumbia

15th – 17th December 2017 @ Dewan Dato’ Shahbandar Makang, Kuala Penyu

Check out one of the main tourism highlights of Kuala Penyu this December! Discover the many uses of sago palm or rumbia and have a taste of delicious delicacies this event offers including the gooey ambuyat and wriggling sago worms that’s best served live! Definitely worth the try for first-timers.

Christmas Celebration in Pitas

20th December 2017 @ District Multipurpose Hall, Pitas

Join the fun of Christmas celebration in Pitas with a choir performance, lucky draws and many other activities to be participated. Save the date and be a part of this wonderful festive because all are invited!


2017 Christmas Celebration, 2018 New Year’s Celebration & VTBN 2017 Thanksgiving Ceremony

28th December 2017 @ Pisompuruan Square, Tambunan

Head down to Tambunan and join the community as they celebrate the year end with extravagant festive combined, giving thanks for a successful Visit Tambunan year 2017.

For more info on events and activities, checkout Sabah Tourism’s website!

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