10 EVENTS TO ATTEND IN NIGERIA THIS DECEMBER
Welcome to my favorite month loves! I have been anticipating this month since January. Yes! January. I just always love the Christmas feeling. It reminds me of the stories we were told as children about how Mary gave birth to Jesus in the Manger to save us all, and the season is just so colorful with beautiful decorations and celebrations everywhere!
In this post, I will be feeling you in on celebrations you should be a part of this Christmas season with your family and friends;
In no particular order, the first on the list is the Afropolitan Vibes. This is a live music concert where music lovers congregate to watch contemporary singer-songwriters and musicians perform mostly original works. The music genres vary from Highlife to Afro-funk, Afro-hip-hop, & Afro-pop.
I hear people talk about this event a lot and I decided to look it up. So for the music lovers who do not already know about this event, it will be taking place on the 15th of December, at Muri Okunola Park, and it starts by 8:PM, gate fee is ₦1,000.
2. Pepsi Events
Pepsi has more than 8 events planned out for this month. Although, before I go into that, Pepsi started this #NoShakinCarryGo campaign to advertise that the price of the 50cl bottle has been brought down back to ₦100.
And right now, according to the calendar above, these are the lists of Pepsi events this December;
- COPA Lagos is a beach soccer game that starts on by 2:PM, December 8th – 10th , the gate fee is ₦1,000 for regular, & ₦5,000 for VIP. CLICK HERE to buy a ticket.
- Carry go on the Beach Concert – a beach concert headlined by WizKid
- Pepsi Rhythm Unplugged,
- Nativeland concert,
- All White Everything Party,
- Wizkid live in concert and many more.
For more information, follow Pepsi Nigeria on Twitter .
3. Start up Grind End of The Year Party:
Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. It is powered by Google for Entrepreneurs.
Mesh Network is an engagement platform for entrepreneurs and business-minded individuals to connect and get solutions to the challenges they encounter doing business in Lagos – Nigeria’s commercial center.
Startup Grind Lagos in collaboration with Mesh Network is set to host Lagos Entrepreneurs to a fun filled day at her End of the Year Entrepreneur Party.
This year alone, Startup Grind Lagos has hosted a diverse array of successful entrepreneurs from various industries which includes Audu Maikori, Nimi Akinkugbe, Chris Kwekowe, Bassey Eyo, Muyiwa Matuluko, Oluyomi Ojo, Maya Horgan Famodu, Afua Osei, Pheelz Mr producer (Philip Kayode Moses), Afua Osei, John Obidi, Pradeep Pahalwani and a host of others. Most of whom will be in attendance at the end of the year party.
Date: December 10th, 2017
Venue: Innovation Center, Lekki Phase 1
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4. Get Baked:
“Get baked” is a bake and sale fun event taking place in Ibadan. It is like a “chop till you are tired” event…lol. But seriously, this event is a fun event for food tasting and hangouts.
This 3rd edition will be taking place at Watershed Celebration Centre, Old Ife Road Ibadan, with a lot of side attractions like table tennis, video games, football viewing, karaoke, board games, and music performances.
Time: 12:00PM – 7:00PM
Here are some pictures for the previous edition in Lagos. Like I said, it is a perfect event for fun hangouts. So if you are in Ibadan, make sure you make it there.
5. Food & Drink Carnival!
On the 17th of December, a Fashion, Food & Drink Carnival will be taking place in Festac Town. This starts by 10AM to 9PM, at FHA Sports Complex, 23 Road, Festac Town, Lagos.
And here is another free entry alert*
6. Revs & Runway
Revs & Runway is a fashion & Motorsports event, featuring auto shows, fashion shows, drift competitions, giveaways and many more. Flat ticket is 2,000, and regular ticket is 3,000. You can easily purchase your tickets at the venue of the event, or you contact the social handles on the posters.
Date: 9th December, 2017
Venue: Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos
7. Young Kulture 6
Music lovers! Where are you?
X3M music & Aristokrat presents Young Kulture 6, a musical concert featuring 10 artists in Nigeria, headlined by D-Truce and Jamal Swiss. It’s a rare experience that presents a different side of music.
The ticket prices are ₦2,000 and ₦15,000 for regular and table of four respectively. Hurry and get your tickets, the first 30 people gets free drinks! See poster above for more details.
Date: 16th December, 2017
Venue: Sao Cafe
Click here to get tickets.And yes, I know I said 10 events, the number of events organised by Pepsi alone, is more that 7, although, these are the events, carnivals, and celebrations I urge you not to miss out of! And if I have any other event on my table, I will definitely put it up here so you do not miss out!
Happy Celebrations In Advance!
I will make it to some of the events in Lagos, which would you, be attending?
God gave us memory, so we might have roses in December – James M. Barrie