Just in case you’ve left planning for this weekend on the back burner and are now looking for inspiration on fun things to do in Lagos this weekend, we have got a list of fantastic ideas for things to do through this weekend that are ACTUALLY worth the hype. The weekend starts here guys!
- Visit Badagry
The coastal town of Badagry is a perfect place to get a feel of the rich history of Lagos State and get to see the artifacts serving as physical evidence of colonialism and slavery in the Nigeria.
- The Afrika Shrine
Visit the shrine on Thursday night for a free show, or on the last Saturdays of the month – Afrobeats Sessions with Seun Kuti. At each jam session, you get schooled in African politics. You’ll also have lots of fun listening to good music, dancing, and socializing.
- Visit Beaches
Lagos, being a coastal city, is home to a number of beaches like the ones in Lekki, Elegushi, Ahmadu Bello Way (Bar Beach), Eleko, La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort, and more. Take time out to visit one of these beaches and revel in the picturesque moments they offer.
- Go Shopping At The Malls
Have a taste of the ultimate shopping experience, complete with restaurants and a state-of-the-art cinema when you visit any of the shopping malls. Most of the complexes are home to Shoprite, The Game, Genesis Deluxe Cinemas and other amazing brands.
- Go Clubbing
Lagos is famed for its amazing nightlife, as the city comes alive when the sun sets. Clubs are abundant in Lagos, and you shouldn’t miss out on all the fun they offer. From Club Quilox and Escape, to The Bank and Spice Route, there’s a club for your clubbing preferences.
- Go Bowling
Fancy a bowling experience? Pinpoint Shop 3 at The Palms Shopping Mall features ten lanes of 10-pin bowling, a full-service bar, billiards, and an arcade.
- Attend an Owambe Party
Be it a wedding, birthday, anniversary, or burial ceremony, Owambes are some of the coolest parties you can attend as they usually have the best music, and food cooked with firewood like Jollof rice, small chops, and other delicacies. I assure you that Banky W spoke no fib when he sang there’s “no party like a Lagos party.” There are always about a thousand and one parties around Lagos every Saturday, just pick one and go have fun.
- Lekki Conservation Centre
Lekki Conservative Centre is an oasis of calm and fresh air in this mega city. A tropical rain-forest in the outskirts of Lagos, it is a popular choice destination for tourists and anyone looking to be in touch with nature and bask in the lush vegetation that the area holds. It is located at Lekki Conservation Centre Road in Lekki Peninsula, Lagos.
Go-karting is a favorite activity for the new-generation in Lagos. Join in on the trend and have fun at the GET Arena in Lekki.
- Karaoke and Drinks
Sing your favorite songs to your heart’s content with a side dish of live bands and affordable drinks. You can get these at some of the karaoke bars in Lagos, like Shaunz Bar in Victoria Island, Channel View Bar, and many others.