One of the greatest benefits of being Nigerian in our opinion is the holidays, we have so many public holidays it’s crazy and this coming Monday is no exception with it being the Muslim celebration of Eid-El Maulud i.e the birth of the Prophet Muhammad (p.b.u.h).

We know the urge to just sit at home in holey t-shirts and underwear is so strong (let’s face it, nobody wears pants at home) but you must resist. So we scoured the interwebs for all of the fun events going down this long weekend so everyone from the Artsy crowd to the Alté cool kids to the Fit Fam and also those guys who just want something fun to do.

Saturday

First day of the weekend, the energy is high, you’re excited, the day is full of possibilities. Try out one of these events and thank us later.

Preludes, Pretexts, Presumptions

This art show by Peju Alatise is perfect for the art lover in you who just wants to observe appreciate and contemplate.

Rumble on the Atlantic

Lovers of the sport of boxing would relish this unique opportunity

Comics & Cocktails Costume Party – for Comic book and Cosplay lovers

Classic Car Day

 

Circlers Beach Fest

Kaline Concert

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This Saturday ❤️❤️

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Sunday

Picnic & A Movie

 Nok by Alara – Nok Live

Pop Up Plus

For all our gorgeous plus sized ladies, the pop up plus Christmas party is definitely where you want to be.

Sunny On Sunday

King Sunny Ade will be live at the Federal Palace Hotel with a host of others, perfect for a Sunday night.

Beyond Oil

This is the first instalment of the Art Salon featuring a body of work bythe artist Chamberlin Ukenedo opening at Rele Gallery this Sunday. Perfect for a chill evening.

 

Fit Fam Fest

Don’t worry, we didn’t forget the fit fam either. This sounds like a fun day for anyone who loves to workout and be healthy with

 

Monday

It’s the last day of the long weekend and after all the fun stuff you did all weekend you probably want to just take it easy. Here are some fun things to get into before real life sets in.

 

Heartbeat – The Musical

This has been getting rave reviews which doesn’t surprise us especially since it features one of our own Somkele Iyamah who stars in Gidi Up. Check it out and make sure to have a good time.

 

Find Your Lagos Festival

This one starts on Monday and then runs through till Sunday. It’s a seven-day festival in each and every corner of Lagos that aims to help discover new amazing and exciting things in the City. It sounds amazing.

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Are you ready to #FindYourLagos?

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Fiesta Of Flavours

Though it runs from Sunday to Monday this feast could definitely serve as the highlight of the week especially for all the foodies. Take complete advantage of your free monday and have a blast at this event. It almost fels like you’re playing hokey but you’re not which feels