Kampala Local Events
Kampala has numerous events going on throughout the year. We have listed some of these below, and we think they are a great time to come visit! Even if you can’t make it during one of the listed Kampala events , there is sure to be something interesting happening when you do come.
Public Holiday – Independence Day
Commemorating Uganda’s independence from British rule since 1962. Celebrations are usually held nationwide with a lot of fanfare and festive fun.
The Royal Ascot Goat Races
Place: Speke Resort, Munyonyo, Kampala
Uganda’s take on The Royal Ascot event, this is your chance to dress up in your finest and of course, sample goat racing at its best! All proceeds go to charitable causes within Uganda.
Amakula Kampala International Film Festival
The film festival is an annual 10-day free event in Kampala, screening approximately 200 films from around the world – the largest cultural event of its kind in Uganda. Actual dates to be confirmed.