Events This Weekend: The Pre-2013 Edition

Hello BellaNaijarians!

2013 is just around the corner and BN Events is here to bring you all the most buzzed about events and places of interest to be spotted with your loved ones, just before we all say Happy New Year!

From Lagos to Calabar, all the way to the US of A, we have got you covered. Have fun, stay safe and see you all in 2013.

We ❤ you!

Ciao!

Mark D Ball Basketball Tournament 2012
Mark D Ball, a basketball tournament that occurs annually during the Christmas period in the heart of Idoma land, will take place on boxing day. Artistes billed to be at this event include 2Face Idibia, Sound Sultan, Ikechukwu and Vector. Admission is free for all.
Date: Thursday 27th December 2012 – Monday 31st December 2012
Venue: Otukpo Club, 45 Otukpo, Benue
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, call 08055865545 | 07068777722
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Schon Afrique presents The Diamond Collection by Folake Majin
Legendary Nigerian designer Folake Majin and her two designer daughters, Miss Majin and Gogo Majin will showcase three separate collections today. Folake Majin will unveil her Diamond Collection, Miss Majin will unveil her Midnight Rainbow collection and Gogo Majin will unveil her Earth Collection. The event is strictly by invitation. To attend, call 08162951344, 08162952007.
Date: Thursday 27th December 2012
Time: 6 PM
Venue: Expo Hall, Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos
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Koko Concert 2012
The Koko Master, D’Banj will be headlining the 2012 Koko Concert this Thursday in Lagos. This year’s edition promises to be a big one with Idris Elba billed to be the host of the show and GOOD artistes, Big Sean and Pusha T also scheduled to perform. Let’s not forget UK superstar Tinie Tempah and DB Records artiste Kay Switch is also billed to perform.
Date: Thursday 27th December 2012
Time: 7 PM
Venue: Eko Atlantic City off Ahmadu Bello, Victoria Island, Lagos
Ticket Prices: Regular N 5,000 | VIP N 20,000 | Table N 1 Million
Ticket Locations: Dominos, Chicken Republic, Koko Lounge, Genesis Deluxe Cinemas & AfriTickets.com
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Top Naija Music Awards 2012
Top Naija Music Awards 2012, an event organised to support and promote upcoming Nigerian artistes.It is also a platform that will bring the finest talents in the music industry together. Check out AfriTickets.com for tickets.
Date: Friday 28th December 2012
Time: 5 PM
Venue:  Bespoke Events Centre, Lekki-Epe Express way, Beside Germaine Autos, Chisco Bust Stop, Lekki, Lagos
Ticket Prices: Regular N 1,000 | VIP N 5,000 | Table for 5 N 50,000 | VVIP Table for 10 N 250,000
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, call 08023124476 | 07084464458 | operations@topnaijamusicawards.com
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High Impact Reloaded Concert
It’s going down tomorrow at the Landmark Village, Lagos! High Impact Reloaded Concert featuring P-Square, Wizkid, Burna Boy, DJ Humility, DJ Jimmy Jatt, DJ Snoop TheDamaja and Sugar Boiz is set to take center stage.
Date: Friday 28th December 2012
Time: 6 PM
Venue: Landmark Village, Oniru, Victoria Island, Lagos
Ticket Prices: N 2,000 | N 5,000 | N 10,000 | N 50,000 | N 400,000
Ticket Locations: Silverbird Cinemas, 133 Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos | Ozone Cinemas, E-Center, 1-11 Commercial Avenue, Yaba, Lagos | Chicken Republic Outlets | Terra Kulture, Plot 1376, Tiamiyu Savage,Off Ahmadu Bello Way,Victoria Island, Lagos | Zenith Bank Branches | NaijaTicketShop.com
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, e-mail info@eventsrail.com | call 08022667069
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Video Art Network presents Films4Space
In the spirit of the season, Video Art Network Lagos invites you to Films4Peace. Curated by Mark  Coetzee, this is an annual film commission by PUMA Peace, featuring 21 of today’s most innovative artists visually interpreting the subject of peace. Admission is free for all.
Date: Friday 28th December 2012
Time: 7 PM – 10 PM
Venue: The Amphitheatre Freedom Park, Lagos Island, Lagos
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Boot Camp with USA Certified Trainer
Join a US certified trainer for a thrilling 6 boot camp sessions. The training will include an hour fun and intense workout and up to 1000 calories burned.
Date: Saturday 29th December 2012
Time: 12 Noon
Venue: Eko Gym & Spa, 9 Akarigbere Close off Idejo Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Training Fee: N 2000
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, e-mail aagbim@gmail.com
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The Mansion All White Pool Party
Join the party groove this Saturday at Banana Island, Lagos for the Mansion All White Pool Party.  This event promises to be fun with free mini cocktails and finger foods. The dress code for the event is White and invitation costs $ 100 for gents while ladies who buy a dirty panda T-shirt for N 5,000 will be allowed.
Date: Saturday 29th December 2012
Time: 1 PM
Venue: Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, call 08105472446
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TiannahStyling co-ordinates Mademoiselle Aglaia in presenting Acanthus & Renaissance Art
Mariam Afolabi, a 19 year-old law student at Warwick University and CEO/Creative Director of the renowned  upcoming fashion label, Mademoiselle Aglaia will be presenting her new collection Acanthus and Renaissance Art in Lagos this weekend. This event will see  in attendance D’Prince, Wande Coal, Dammy Krane, @ADDICTIONDuo, 2Sec, ttwins & Lax. Admission is strictly by invitation.
Date: Saturday 29th December 2012
Time: 3 PM – 10PM
Venue: The Ballroom, Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos
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Be Thankful & Pop Party – A Boat Cruise and Champagne Party
LYOCOM presents the all exclusive Be Thankful and Pop Party – a Boat Cruise and Champagne party. The idea behind this concept is to bring people together to celebrate the end of the year 2012 in a very unique environment while providing everyone with a party experience like none other. It is designed to be a very classy affair targeted at mostly individuals from the corporate world. Hosted by media personality, IK Osakioduwa, the event will see in attendance Waje, Praiz, DJ Sose and many more.
Date: Saturday 29th December 2012
Time: 6 PM
Venue: Prest Boat Club, Lekki phase 1, Lekki, Lagos
Tickets: Single N 120,000 | Table for 6 N 600,000
Table Bookings: Call 08022383751 | 08175641969
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Lekki Block Party
The City of Lagos will experience a fun boom as two pioneers in their fields have come together to give Lagosians a party experience like no other – The Lekki Block Party. Experience DJ Jimmy Jatt, eLDee, Ajebutter 22, LOS, DRB Lasgidi, K9, Uzikwendu, Sheyman, DJ Humility, DJ Caise, DJ Obi LIVE. Hosted by AY and Adams Ibrahim. Come and party all night long.
Date: Saturday 29th December 2012
Time: 6 PM
Venue: Sailor’s Lounge, Admiralty Road, Lekki Phase 1, Lekki, Lagos
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Super Sun Concert
The ‘Stupid Song” Crooner Bez, is set to hold the Super Sun Concert this December. Artistes like Omawunmi, Tiwa Savage, Waje, Timi Dakolo, and Praiz are set to perform at the concert. The event is being put together by Cobhams Asuquo Music Productions and Flytime Promotions.
Date: Saturday 29th December 2012
Time: 7 PM
Venue: Expo Centre, Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos
Ticket Prices: N15,000
Ticket Locations: Silverbird Galleria, 133 Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos | E-Centre, 1-11 Commercial Avenue, Yaba, Lagos
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LoudNProud Live Series presents Destination Naija: Nnenka & Friends
The LoudNProud Live Series is back again. NMO Management in association with Channel O presents Destination Naija: Nneka & Friends, a final bus stop for Nigerian soul act, Nneka‘s international world tour. Another edition of the show will take place this Saturday.
Date: Saturday 29th  December 2012.
Venue: Ayo Bankole Centre, Surulere, Lagos

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Rodizzio End Of Year Party
Fresh-off hosting the internationally acclaimed Nneka, the Rodizzio End Of Year Party” #REOYParty is set to light-up Ikeja Lagos, literally. With fireworks display, live music and Open Grill at the brand new Rodizzio Terrace Bar. Guests will get to party with their favorite celebrities whilst complimentary champagne toasts and loads of free gifts are handed out on the night. Live performances by Weird MC, Nomoreloss, Omo Baba and Many more. Fun-seekers stand a chance to take pictures with their favourite stars and win big in the twitpic challenge.
Date: Saturday 29th December 2012
Time: 8PM
Venue: Rodizzio – 29, Isaac John Street, G.R.A. Ikeja, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general enquiries call 07030044414 | 07045068194 | Twitter:@RodizzioLagos | E-mail: eat@rodizzio.com
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Le Petit Marche presents December Grand Marche Pool Party
Get yourself ready for the December Grand Marche Pool Party this Sunday at Hotel Bon Voyage, Victoria Island, Lagos. It promises to be fun and exciting. Admission is free for all.
Date: Sunday 30th December 2012
Time: 12 Noon – 7 PM
Venue: Hotel Bon Voyage, AJ Marinho Drive, off Sinari Daranijo, Victoria Island, Lagos
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Iron Sharpens Iron

United Leisure & Terra Kulture present Iron Sharpens Iron
Experience a new show, Iron Sharpens Iron, organised by United Lesiure and Terra Kulture this Sunday. Tickets are currently available on AfriTickets.com
Date: Sunday 30th December 2012
Time: 3 PM & 6 PM
Venue: Terra Kulture, Plot 1376, Tiamiyu Savage,Off Ahmadu Bello Way,Victoria Island, Lagos
Fee: N 2,500
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3Cousins BBQ presents End of the Year Cook Out Party
Treat your taste buds this Sunday at the End of the Year Cook Out at Bics Garden, Lekki, Lagos. Admission is free for all.
Date: Sunday 30th December 2012
Time: 4 PM – 10 PM
Venue: Bics Garden, Lekki off Admiralty Road, Lekki Phase 1, Opposite B20 Wole Olateju Crescent, Lekki, Lagos
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The 3rd Annual Nigerian Youth Mixer
Nigerian American Mothers for Youth Advancement presents the 3rd Annual Nigerian Youth Mixer/ NAYA (Nigerian American Young Adults) in the Tri-State Area. Entertainment will be provided by Vict2ee, DJ Lady Lane and DJ Pieces.
Date: Sunday 30th December 2012
Time: Meet & Greet 8 PM – 9 PM | Dinner & Party 9 PM – 1 AM
Venue: Grand Versailles, The Quality Inn, 531 Route 38 West, Maple Shade, NJ 08052, USA
Fee: $ 20 (Food & Refreshments)
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The Dirty Panda Christmas & Welcome Back Party
You are cordially invited to the Dirty Panda Christmas & Welcome Back Party this Sunday at Gee’s Place. The event promises to the fun with appearances by some of your favorite stars and free barbecue all night. To attend, buy a dirty panda T-Shirt worth N 5, 000 at the gate to gain access.
Date: Sunday 30th December 2012
Time: 10 PM
Venue: Gee’s Place, Lekki Phase 1, Lekki, Lagos

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DOS Clothing Company Store Opening
DOS Clothing, a new retail women’s clothing store in Nigeria offers a variety of clothing to the everyday woman. The first of its kind in Nigeria, the DOS brand has a diverse collection including DOS Basics, Luxury and Heritage/Afrikan, inspired by Africa. It uses unique African print to create wearable and exclusive pieces. Whatever item of clothing or accessories you require DOS Clothing has them available, so come through to their flagship store at 30 Norman Williams, Ikoyi for a wonderful shopping experience. Enjoy up to 10% discount on all items at the official launch of the store this weekend!
Date: Sunday 30th December 2012
Time: 10am-6pm
Venue: 30 Norman Williams, off Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, lAGOS
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Kiki Kamanu + REEDS Sales
Nigerian design label, Kiki Kamanu will be holding a sales event this Monday. Get all your favorite pieces with up to a 85% discounted rate. Just indulge in a special N1,800 REEDS lunch menu, and shop, shop, shop.
Date: Monday 31st December 2012
Time: 10 AM – 4 PM
Venue: Reeds, 100 Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos
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Toju Foyeh End-Of-the-Year Sales Event
Nigerian design label, Toju Foyeh will host its first ever end of year sales event for its diffusion line. Attendees will get up to 10-50% discount and more on evening dresses, smart casuals, maxi dresses and cocktail dresses. This event will be held at the Toju Foyeh Victoria Island flagship store, accompanied by a tea party while guests mingle shop and enjoy the Toju Foyeh experience. Admission is free for all.
Date: Monday 31st December 2012
Time: 12 Noon – 7 PM
Venue: Suite 1, 31 Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island, Lagos
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2012 Lagos Countdown – The Biggest New Year’s Eve Party in Africa
Lagos State to host the Biggest New Year’s Eve Party in Africa featuring 2Face IdibiaD’banjE.M.E All Stars – WizkidBanky WSkalesNiyolaMavin Stars – Don JazzyTiwa SavageWande CoalD’PrinceChoc Boyz – MIIce PrinceJesse JagzBurna BoyIyanya and more.The event is being conceived to create an end of year crossover tradition that would engage citizens of the state (and visitors) throughout the end of year holiday season. Admission is free for all.
Date: Monday 31st December 2012
Time: 8 PM
Venue: Eko Atlantic City, Victoria Island, Lagos
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Calabar Carnival
Carnival Calabar is a unique display of African heritage showcased through music,dance,drama and visual creativity which is reflected in the design of floats, costumes and make-up. Despite the fun and relaxed interpretation of the carnival theme under a strict adjudication process. The result is pure magic – an outpouring of colour, sound and spectacular, umatched by anything else on the continent.

Carnival Calabar will end on Thursday 27th December 2012. Click HERE to view additional information
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BellaNaija.com is not responsible for the organization or further promotion of these events, neither do we have a stake in their sales or popularity. Inclusion in “Events This Weekend” is Free. Contact – adsales (at) bellanaija.com on or before Wednesday every week if you will like your event to be included. Note that BN reserves the right to choose which events are featured. “Pay to attend” parties attract a fee

3 Comments on Events This Weekend: The Pre-2013 Edition
  • Aku December 27, 2012 at 11:08 pm

    mehn tins are happenin!!! im missing out :-(

  • Nino December 28, 2012 at 10:54 am

    Aku…it only looks like that…

  • Ri-ri December 30, 2012 at 5:10 pm

    The Lagos Countdown it is!…*now getting my isrealite sandals ready*

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