[PHOTOS] Kenyans throng Uhuru Park to mark Christmas Day

They gathered in groups, indulged in food and drinks, took photos and painted their faces.

In Summary
  • The venue witnessed a relatively high number of people who opted to spend the day in the city. 

  • Hawkers made a killing as snacks were in high demand as families gathered in groups to while the day away as children engaged in play. 

Play time for a couple as hundreds gather for Christmas festivities outside Uhuru Park, Nairobi on December 25, 2022.
Play time for a couple as hundreds gather for Christmas festivities outside Uhuru Park, Nairobi on December 25, 2022.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU

Kenyans on Sunday flocked the refurbished Uhuru Park to celebrate Christmas Day in style.

Contrary to tradition where most families travel upcountry for the festivities, the venue witnessed a relatively high number of people who opted to spend the day in the city.  

Families indulged in food, drinks and dotted their faces with paint as photographers took the opportunity to cash in on the flow of ready customers eager to document the day's event.  

Hawkers also made a killing as snacks were in plenty demand as families gathered in groups to while the day away as children engaged in play. 

Christians celebrate Christmas Day to mark, as the name suggests, the birth Jesus Christ.

A family enjoys a meal during Christmas festivities next to Uhuru Park, Nairobi on December 25, 2022
A family enjoys a meal during Christmas festivities next to Uhuru Park, Nairobi on December 25, 2022
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
A boy wears Santa Claus mask as hundreds throng Uhuru Park environs for Christmas festivities, Nairobi on December 25, 2022.
A boy wears Santa Claus mask as hundreds throng Uhuru Park environs for Christmas festivities, Nairobi on December 25, 2022.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
Families celebrate Christmas festivities Uhuru Park environs on December 25, 2022.
Families celebrate Christmas festivities Uhuru Park environs on December 25, 2022.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
A family takes pictures as holidaymakers throng Uhuru Park environs for Christmas festivities, Nairobi on December 25, 2022.
A family takes pictures as holidaymakers throng Uhuru Park environs for Christmas festivities, Nairobi on December 25, 2022.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
Families celebrate Christmas festivities Uhuru Park environs on December 25, 2022.
Families celebrate Christmas festivities Uhuru Park environs on December 25, 2022.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
Families celebrate Christmas festivities Uhuru Park environs on December 25, 2022.
Families celebrate Christmas festivities Uhuru Park environs on December 25, 2022.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
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