The entrance to the Kuching Festival

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If you have not heard, the popular Kuching Festival (also called Kuching Fest), known best for it’s huge selection of food, will return on 29 July 2022.

According to an article by DayakDaily, the festival will begin on 29 July and stretch until 21 August 2022.

The festival organizer, Kuching South City Council (MBKS) has also made it known that they are targeting some 250 stalls to be opened during Kuching Fest 2022, with over 500,000 people going to the event.

Operating hours for the festival begin at 5.30PM to 11PM daily.

The announcement by MBKS confirms earlier reports that the festival will be making a return this year after a two year cancelation due to the Covid-19 pandemic, although the proposal to extend the festival duration seems to not materialize.

Home made sausages are sold in abundance at the Kuching Festival

Kuching Fest 2022 in brief

The Kuching Festival is an annual event which is organized by MBKS in the month of August.

It is meant to celebrate Kuching’s elevation to a city, but is famous for its food fair which locals call ‘Kuching fest’.

Aside from the food fair, the festival includes dramatic performances, musical concerts, galleries, exhibitions, garden show and many more..

To learn more about the festival, read the festival guide I’ve prepared here.

Else, you can also read about other activities and happenings in Kuching here.

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