Tonight SabahBah happily received news from Guinness that Arthur’s Day celebrations will return to Kota Kinabalu this year, bigger and bolder than the years before.
To mark the 3rd time that Arthur’s Day is observed in not just Malaysia, but in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah and Borneo as well, Guinness is bringing exciting parties to our shores.
Across Malaysia, including Kota Kinabalu, there will be more than 50 Guinness parties to attend for lovers of the famous black stout and, until further notice, Thursdays will now be known as arThursdays and proper protocol for sharing Guinness with your friends it to raise your glass and say “To Arhtur!”.
The Shamrock Irish Pub, The Loft, Cock & Bull and Jarrod & Rawlins, fine nightlife outlets in Kota Kinabalu, will be the choice venues for this year’s Arthur’s Day Guinness consumption.
Arthur’s Day celebrations in Kota Kinabalu takes place on 23 September and will kick of at 17:59, which represents the year in which the creator of awesome stout, Arthur Guinness, signed the 9,000 year lease for the brewery that brought us Guinness.
The celebrations in Malaysia are considered the largest Guinness celebrations outside of Ireland, which is no small achievement as it is observed in over 40 other countries.
Let’s get together to celebrate Arthur’s Day in Kota Kinabalu on the 23rd of September, raise our hearty pints of Guinness and make a toast To Arthur!