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11 Lagos Events You Should Attend This Christmas

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So you’re wondering what you should do this Christmas. Should you stay at home? Nope. Should you do your regular hangout with friends? Nope. It’s time to go out and stay out, people!!! We’ve put together a quick list of events in Lagos you shouldn’t miss. Our list contains concerts, plays, fun events for kids and even a food festival!

1. The Beat FM Christmas Concert

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The Beat 99 concert is a yearly Christmas concert by radio station The Beat FM 99.9. This year’s headliners are Skepta, Konan and Krept and Konan. The concert also features the best Nigerian artistes – Olamide, Phyno, MI, Wande Coal, Davido, Harry Song, KCee, Vector, Show Dem Camp, TuFace, DRB Lasgidi, Runtown, Adekunle Gold, Lil Kesh and Falz. Tickets for The Beat 99 concert cost ₦5K for Regular, ₦20K VIP, ₦500K VVIP and ₦1 million for tables.

Date: Sunday 20th December 2015
Time: 6:00PM
Venue: Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island
Tickets: Ariiyatickets.com or 26 Keffi Street, Ikoyi

2. Eat Drink Festival

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Brought to you by food review blog Eat.Drink.Lagos, Eat Drink Festival is a one day food and art fest with curated food from the best brands in Lagos, Nigeria. If you’ve ever been to the blog, you know the food will be goooood. Admission into Eat.Drink.Festival is free and the event starts at 12PM.

Date: Sunday 20th December 2015
Venue: Mode – 4 Olumo Street, Parkview, Ikoyi, Lagos
More Info: http://www.eatdrinkfestival.com/

3. Alejo: The Guest

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Theatre lovers will enjoy this one. Terrakulture is hosting Ikenna Jude Okpala’s stage play – Alejo: The Guest on Sunday 20th December and Sunday 27th of December. Tickets are ₦3,500 for Single, ₦6K for a couple and ₦15K for a group of 5 people.
Date: Sunday 20th December, Sunday 27th December 2015
Venue: Terrakulture, Plot 1376 Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, Lagos

4. Koyesax Concert

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Gospel Saxophonist Koyesax is hosting a bunch of Nigerian gospel artistes at his concert this year. The concert features Tim Godfrey, Niki Laoye, Efe Nathan, Beejay Sax, Explicit, Midnight Crew and Psalmist Family. There is also going to be a special appearance by Lagbaja. Tickets cost ₦10K regular and ₦20K VIP. VVIP tickets and tables are available on request.The MC of this event is Ben from Project Fame.

Date: Sunday 20th December 2015
Venue: Oriental Hotel, Lekki

5. X&Os: The Rebirth

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X&O’s has been away for a while and is back with a bigger music concert and fashion festival featuring Wande Coal, Burnaboy, BOJ, Tomi Thomas, Ozzy B, Saeon, D.O, Mufasa and Kah Lo. The show will be headlined by Tosan Wiltshire and Denola Grey. Djs are DJ Olu, DJ Baj, DJ Jav and DJ Poppaey.

Date: Monday 21st December 2015
Venue: Oriental Hotel Grand Ball Room, Lekki
Tickets: Will be sold at the event

6. DRB Concert 2015: The Alternative Route

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DRB Lasgidi is back with their yearly concert featuring top Nigerian acts and upcoming acts as well. This year’s concert features Olamide, Naeto C, Falz, Lil Kesh, Ice Prince, Seyi Shay, Reekado Banks and Dami Krane. It also features Tomi Thomas, Yung 6, Shaydee and Ayo Jay. Tickets are ₦5,000 for regular, ₦20K VIP, ₦30K for an all access pass and ₦250-300K for tables. Other music will be provided by DJ Olu, DJ Bristar and DJ Obi

Date: Tuesday, December 2,2 2015
Venue: Harbour point, Victoria Island, Lagos

7. Music Meets Runway 2015

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Music Meets Runway is one of the largest fashion and music mashup shows in Africa. For the 5th year, the show presents the most talented artists in the fashion and music industry from the entire continent. To mark its anniversary, it is launching the MMR foundation to support artistic talent through grants, models and opportunities.

Date: Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Venue: Eko Hotel and Suites Convention Center

8. Olamide Live in Concert: Beast Mode

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Coming straight off the heels of his Eyan Mayweather album, Lagos’ own baddo is holding a concert on the 27th of December. The concert features the entire YBNL gang including Lil Kesh and Adekunle Gold. Regular tickets cost ₦5,000 and VIP tickets cost ₦25K.

Date: Sunday 27th December 2015
Venue: Eko Hotel Convention Centre, Victoria Island
Tickets: Oliconline.com

9. Winter Wonderland 2015

There will be snow in Lagos. Winter Wonderland by Fun Factory Lekki promises to bring out the Christmas spirit in you. Activities at the Wonderland include exclusive winter snow hub paradise in an enclosed area with snowfall, a snowflakes rodeo bull, games, Kids swimming pool, Mega cheese games, iHoops and Santa Claus.

Date: Monday 28th December 2015 to 30th December 2015.
Venue: Fun Factory Lekki Block A10, Plot 4 Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos

10. Industry Nite Special: Wizkid

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Industry Nite is hosting a special Wizkid concert 2 days before New Year. Wizkid is arguably Nigeria’s biggest and hottest artiste right now as his music makes waves around the world. Tickets cost ₦5,000 for regular and ₦20K for VIP. The event kicks off at 8PM.

Date: Tuesday, 29th Decembr 2015
Venue: Grand Ball Room, Oriental Hotel V.I.

11. Wakaa: The Musical

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If you saw Saro last year, you definitely have to see Wakaa. If you didn’t see Saro, you should still see Wakaa. Both productions are by Bolanle Austen-Peters. Wakaa: The Musical features a 100 man cast, 11 shows spanning 5 days at the Shell Hall, Muson Centre, Onikan.

Date:30th December 2015 – 3rd January 2016
Venue: Shell Hall, Muson Center, Onikan, Lagos
Tickets: Wakaathemusical.com

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2 Comments
  • mabel bassey

    do you have any xmas event for 2016.

    November 18, 2016 at 3:03 pm Reply
    • Sola Omobomi

      Yes we do!
      Keep in touch with us, as new events will be popping up on the website everyday.

      November 20, 2016 at 3:10 pm Reply

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