Events

Music in Jakarta

Djakarta Warehouse Project

Running over two days at the Jakarta International Expo Centre, the largest annual festival of electronic dance music in Asia has around 90,000 attendees annually. Previous acts include Roger Sanchez, David Guetta, …
Cultural in Jakarta

Independence Day

Indonesia’s independence is celebrated; the parades in Jakarta are the biggest in the country.
Parade in Jakarta

Car Free Day

An initiative to reduce pollution in Indonesia's capital and combat fossil fuel emissions has become a real community event. Five kilometres along Jakarta's main thoroughfares are closed to all private vehicles for …
Sports in Jakarta

Mandiri Jakarta Marathon

Around 15,000 people from more than 50 countries take to Jakarta's streets every October to run in four main events: the 42km race, the 21km half marathon, plus 10km and 5km runs. The route ticks off all of Jakarta'…
Fair in Jakarta

Jakarta Fair

Marks the establishment of the city in 1527. As well as being celebrated with fireworks around the city, the Jakarta Fair combines commerce and culture with thousands of exhibitors and hundreds of performances. It's…
Music in Jakarta

Java Jazz Festival

Held at the Jakarta International Expo in Kemayoran, Java Jazz is the largest jazz festival in Southeast Asia. It attracts acclaimed international artists, including jazz heavyweights like Ramsey Lewis, Brad Mehldau…
Dance in Jakarta

Indonesian Dance Festival

Features contemporary and traditional performances at the Taman Ismail Marzuki.
Food & Drink in Jakarta

Jakarta Eat Festival

Over four days, under two tents at the Gandaria City Mall, you can get involved in everything from coffee-roasting classes to chef talks, presentations and demos. Plus, of course, try lots of food from various indep…
Art in Jakarta

Jakarta Fashion Week

Designers tout their wears in October with catwalk shows and events around the city.