Beneath the Baobabs Festival (formerly Kilifi New Year) is an annual celebration held during the new year above the source of Takaungu Creek in Kilifi’s Baobab forest. Join thousands of festival-goers as music fills the air for two unforgettable days and nights with a diverse line-up from Afro-House and electronic music to hip-hop, Drum and bass that keeps you dancing beneath the starlit sky. Experience the enchantment of art installations, connect with like-minded souls, and embrace the spirit of East Africa. Each year, our team curates a lineup that transcends borders, bringing together the best of established and emerging East African & International Artists. At Beneath The Baobabs Festival, a diverse fusion of musical genres and sensational performances will ignite your soul and body. Celebrating all mediums of Kenyan art, the festival plays host to troupes of dancers, percussionists, cultural performances, actors and acrobats both on stage and throughout the grounds of the festival, providing you with a show like no other on and off the stage.