Madaraka Day is celebrated on 1 June and commemorates the day that Kenya attained internal self-rule in 1963.
The 2019 Madaraka Day will be the 56th to be commemorated by Kenyans. The celebrations will be held in Narok County home to the world reknown Maasai Mara Game Reserve and the eighth wonder of the World “The wildebeest migration” an annual trek of wildebeest to and from Maasai Mara and Serengeti in Tanzania.
The Narok County Government through its Governor Samuel Tunai announced it will offer Domestic tourists free access to the Masai Mara Game Reserve on June 1. The County will also showcase traditional Maa culture starting from Samburu, Kajiado to Narok.