May Tourism Calendar



Time restaurants: May 1 - 31, 2016
Location: All shopping center in Surabaya

Surabaya Shopping Festival is the most waiting event for Surabaya people, where they can go to all shopping center and enjoy the biggest sale and discount for various goods. This event is been held to commemorate the anniversary of Surabaya.

Cultural and Flower Parade

Time: Sunday on the First Week in May 2016
Location: Tugu Pahlawan - Surabaya City Hall

An interesting attractions featuring the parade and cultural attractions by artists from various regions in Indonesia. The parade is held to mark the commencement of the activities commemorating the anniversary of Surabaya city.

Surabaya Great Expo

Time: 18 - May 22, 2016
Location: Grand City Convex

This is the Exhibition Industry and Trade by displaying a wide range of superior products from participants consisting of several government and private agencies from various regions in Indonesia.

Rujak Uleg Festival

Time: May 2016
Location: Jl. Kembang Jepun

Rujak Uleg is one of famous traditional culinaries from Surabaya. The festival is followed and enlivened by thousands of people to join together to mix Rujak Uleg. At this festival, you can enjoy and experience the salad mix in a giant mortar pestle for about 1.5 meter. This activity is one of a series of events to commemorate the anniversary of the city of Surabaya.

Sunan Ampel 567 Anniversary

Time: May 2016
Points: Mosque Complex and the Tomb of Sunan Ampel

An activity to commemorate the death of Sunan Ampel, by holding various activities: Tahlilan, Shalawatan, pengajian, Hadrah & Mass Circumcision

The Election of Cak dan Ning Tourism Ambassador Surabaya

Time: May 2016
Location: Surabaya

The selection of  young men and women tourism ambassador for Surabaya Tourism and Surabaya City in order to promote the potential tourism in Surabaya.

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Mojokerto Regency

The Election of Gus & Yuk Tourism Ambassador Mojokerto

Time: On May 7, 2016

This tourism Ambassador Selection is an attempt to provide a forum for young people who care about tourism development. Through this event the winner is expected to be able to act as Public Relations and give information and promote the diversity of Mojokerto cultural tourism.


Waktu : tanggal 26 – 29 Mei 2016
Lokasi / tempat : Sungai Brantas

Lomba Perahu Dayung Majapahit merupakan wujud pelestarian budaya Majapahit dalam bentuk alat transportasi. Kegiatan ini dilaksanakan oleh Pemerintah Kabupaten Mojokerto sebagai sarana promosi wisata, menumbuhkan minat generasi muda terhadap olahraga dayung dan menjaga kelestarian ekosistem serta kebersihan sungai Brantas.

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Malang City

Cultural Art in Tareko

Place: Recreation Park Malang (Tareko)
Time: The first week in May 2016

Performing arts performances regularly at Recreation Park Malang

Full Moon Performance

Time: Week 2, May 2016
Place: Krida Budaya Park Malang

This is the art and cultural performances and traditional games in order to welcome the full moon.

Malang Culinary Festival

Time: May 2016
Place: Tlogomas Recreation Park, Malang

This is the festival of traditional culinary competition in East Java, especialy  for Malang culinaries.

Malang Street Percussion Festival

Time: Week 4, May 2016
Place: Ijen Boulevard, Malang

This is performances of Malangan traditional percussion group with smart performing using wagon decorative.

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Keduk Beji Sendang Tawun

Time: Tuesdays Kliwon (Javanese Calender) Rajab Month (May 2016)
Place: Tawun mass bathing pool

This is the procession cleaning the Tawun spring, done by people around Tawun Bathing pool. The entertainment performances featured Campursari, Reyog, Wayang Kulit and Langen Bekso

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Reog Performance During Full Moon

Time: 22 MEI 2016
Location: Main Stage at Alun Alun Ponorogo

This reog performance is held regularly every night during the full moon on the date of 14th, night 15th of Javanese month. The full moon Reyog Performance begins with the appearance of the dance studios that been scheduled participating these activities. The peak of the event closed with p Reyog  performance that starts at 20.00 s / d 23:00 pm.

Leather puppet Performance

Time: May 28, 2016

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Mojokerto Regency

Leather puppet Performance

Time: May 2016
Place : Sunan Pangkat Grave Complex, Krapyak-Pacet.

Wayang kulit is a traditional Indonesian art that developed in Java. Shadow puppets played by a puppeteer and accompanied by gamelan music and sang by Sinden. Mojokerto regency has the potential puppeteer who gathered in the association of PEPADI (Association of Indonesian puppetry) Mojokerto. This event is been held on the anniversary of Mojokerto and Anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Indonesia. This activity has the potential to find the seeds of young puppeteer and give the appreciation of arts in Mojokerto.

Majapahit Rowboat Competition

Time: 26th - May 29th 2016
Location / Place: Brantas River.

This event is one of cultural preservation in the form of transportation. This activity is conducted by the Mojokerto Regency Government for tourism promotion, increasing the interest in the younger generation of rowing and preserving ecosystems and the cleanliness of Brantas river..

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Cultural Parade for Lamongan Anniversary

Time: May 2016
Location: Lamongan Town Square

This event is organized to show the various cultures of Lamongan in order to celebrate the anniversary of Lamongan.

Yak Yuk Election Tourism Ambasador

Time: May 2016
Location: GOR Lamongan

This tourism Ambassador Selection is an attempt to provide a forum for young people who care about tourism development. Through this event the winner is expected to be able to act as Public Relations and give information and promote the diversity of Lamongan cultural tourism.

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Labuhan Parade Sarangan

Time: May 2016
Place: Sarangan

This is a ritual for "Clean the Village" which is held every year on the Jumat Pon (Friday according to Javanese calender), Month Ruwah. The aim for this event as an expression of gratitude for the blessings of God Almighty by giving the offerings that float in the ocean.

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Wayang Purwo Performances

Time: May 2016
Place: 10 sub-districts in Nganjuk

This is performance of Wayang Purwo that periodically been held as an intended to preserve the culture.

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Blitar City

The Election of Kangmas Diajeng Tourism Ambassador

Time: May 2016
Place: Department of Youth, Sports, Culture and Tourism Blitar

This event is held every year. This selection is part of govenrment policy of Blitar in the development of art, culture and tourism. Kangmas Diajeng elected included in the Tourism Ambassador Selection Raka Raki of East Java.

Saturday Night Cultural art performances

Time: Every Saturday Night
Place: PIPP Blitar, Gebang Palace

Saturday Night Cultural arts performances is a weekly art show that performed by a group of traditional arts from each village in Blitar interchangeably. These art shows are intended as a form of nguri - nguri or preserving the traditional art of Javanese culture that still exist, as well as the anticipation of extinction.

Grebeg Pancasila

Time: May 31 s / d June 1, 2016
Venue: Town Square and the Tomb of Bung Karno, Blitar

Grebeg Pancasila is the Cultural Ceremony in commemoration of birth date of Pancasila, which is implemented by the Government together with Blitar artists..

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Probolinggo City

SPKP (Semarak Pagi Kota Probolinggo)

Time: May 2016
Location: City of Probolinggo

Semarak Pagi Kota Probolinggo  is a street bazaar that been held by the City of Probolinggo in every month. There are arious kinds of excellent products also exhibited in these activities; it starts from  5:30 to 11:00 pm. These activities are oriented to explore the potential of social economy through an active role on education and the private sector in community empowerment.

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Probolinggo Regency

Jamboree Explore Tour

Time: May 2016
Location: Pakuniran

This activity is followed by various communities in Probolinggo regency and East Java to enjoy the beauty of Probolinggo Tourism.

Penjor Festival

Time: May 2016
Location: Sukapura

This festival is held in Sukapura district for supporting Kasada 2016 that followed by citizens in Sukapura.

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Malang Regency

Grebeg Tirto AJI

Time: May 2016
Location: Wendit Mass Bathing Pool

This is a traditional ceremony or a ritual for Tengger tribe to take water from the Widodaren Spring that aimed for safety and good luck

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Time: May 2016
Place: Sempol district, Bondowoso

This is an international running travel event that followed by the athletes both from Indonesia and abroad. The running route is across  theTravel Attractions in Bondowoso, like Gerbong Maut monument, Wurung Crater, agro-tourism, etc.

Bondowoso Fam Trip 2016

Time: May 2016
Tempat : Kab.Bondowoso

This is an event to introduce the potential tourism in Bondowoso, by inviting businessmen and buyers to come and visit the regency. During this event, there are variety of art and cultural attractions being performed, including the art of Sonteg Singo Ulung, kentrung, mask dance, batik art, etc.

Traditional Ceremony "Cleaning Blimbing Village"

Time: Every 13-15 Sha'ban (May 2016)
Points: Blimbing Village, Klabang District, Bondowoso Regency

This is the traditional ritual of cleaning Blimbing Village, Klabang distrixt that conducted annually by the society in cooperation. This traditional ceremony have aimed to invoke the safety, protection, well-being and prosperity for the people of Blimbing Village, Klabang district. In this ritual there is Ojung and Singo Ulung attractions accomplished as a symbol of the history of Blimbing village by Juk Seng / Mbah Singo.

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Jenggolo Festival

Time: May 2016
Location: Lippo Plaza Sidoarjo

This is an annual event as a means to explore and promoting regional culture of Sidoarjo regency. The event is celebrating by helding the Expert Bridal, Expert Photography, SMEs Tourism and salon & Spa in Sidoarjo.

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