Langkawi Events

Golf tournaments, trail runs and ocean regatta are some of the many events at Langkawi that add to the holidaying experience on this tropical island.

Held in January, The Royal Langkawi International Regatta is one of the largest events on the island. Hosted by the Royal Langkawi yacht club, this annual contest brings expert sailors from across the world for a heart fluttering boat race in the open Andaman Sea.

Le tour de Langkawi, is the biggest cycling event in Asia with different stages across Malaysia. It is named after Pulau Langkawi, and the event is organized in the winding mountains and thick forests of this island.

Various Golf tournaments including the Langkawi Cup are also held at the golf clubs with challenging fairways and incredible views.

The Iron man Langkawi is one of the toughest events on the planet. Every year more than a thousand athletes compete in a triathlon of 182 kilometres of cycling, 42 kilometres of running and 3.8 kilometres of swimming.

The Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition held every two years is a one of kind event. It is the largest technical and innovation events in the defence sector of Asia. Aerospace and maritime manufacturing companies from across the globe, exhibit their brand-new aircrafts and products in this exhibition.

Some of these events are not annual, and the Langkawi development authority is always organising new events and festivals to attract visitors to the island. Therefore, keep an eye on our events list to see which ones might fit with your itinerary.