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Events This Weekend: 2016 Christmas Edition – Week Three



Hello BellaNaijarians!

Welcome to the last month of the year! Whoop! Whoop!

Here’s the list of the exciting events happening this weekend, as well as those for the rest of the year.


heartbeat-the-musicalHeartbeat The Musical
Heartbeat is anchored on Grace House, a well known shelter for the homeless. Grace House finds itself in the middle of a battle between warring forces within their local government area while preparing for their 25th year anniversary.

Date: December 8 – 18 2016

Time: 3PM
Venue: Agip Recital Hall, Muson Centre, Lagos Island
Tickets: Standard: ₦5,000, VIP #10,00

For More Info… Please Call 08152122911

niyola-yours-trulyYours Truly
Join Niyola for an evening unplugged, and uncut.

Date: Thursday, December 15 2016
Time: 7PM
Venue: The Bridge, Lekki

gbtauditions-dec-2016-final-star-vip-judge-aramide-performance-by-june-ubi-from-ukGreat Breakthrough (GBT) Auditions
Catch Aramide as she empties her “Suitcase” departing knowledge & advice to GBT Audition contestants – who compete for the opportunity to perform on the big stage at LoudNProudLive (Victoria Island), supporting established artists.

Date: Thursday, December 15 2016
Time: 7PM – 11 PM
Venue: X Factor Lounge, 52 Adeniran Ogunsanya, Surulere, Lagos
Dress code: Smart

Not registered yet? fast track ur audition slot via it’s totally free!

freedomhall_december-showFreedom Hall End of the Year Party
Join Freedom Hall in celebrating the end of the year event at the Freedom Park. Performing are well known and upcoming musicians and poets.

Date: Thursday, December 15, 2016.
Time: 7PM – 10PM
Venue: Freedom Park, 1 Hospital Road, Lagos Island.
Hosts: Torpedo Mascaw and J Rhythm

Concert is FREE!

ewuro-banner_2016Ewuro The Musical
‘Ewuro’ is the Yoruba representation of the popular ‘bitter leaf’ (vernonia amygdalina). The play leads a movement that exists to address discrimination and violence against women. The play is centered around the abuse women in Nigeria face on a daily basis from rape, to battery, molestation and widow’s funeral rites.

Date: Friday – Sunday, December 16-18 2016

Time: 12PM, 3PM, 6PM Daily. Command Performance on Sunday December 18th by 5pm

Venue: National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos.

Tickets are available online at] For more information, call +2348055556525 or +2349086787099.

jundle-beatJungle Beat
Come party with Ciroc and DJ Caise. Get ready for the wildest party of the season!
Date: Friday, December 16 2016
Time: 5pm Prompt.
Venue: Outdoor Garden, Federal Palace Hotel, 6-8 Ahmadu Bello way.
For enquiries and reservations, contact 09091637709

tucp-2016The Unofficial Christmas Party – “Owambe”
The theme for this year is “Owambe” – A grand party thrown by Nigerians (mostly Yorubas) which usually features mouth-watering local dishes, fast-beat and loud Nigerian music accompanied by the latest “gbedu” dance moves, spraying money on one another and having a great time.

Date: Friday, December 16 2016
Time: 6PM
Venue: Landmark Events Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.

To register your team, click HERE

fools-day2Fool’s Day – a Femi Oke stage play.
Fool’s Day highlights the decline in the value society has placed on the emotional and psychological relationship between parent and child in contemporary Nigeria. It is a dramatic survey of the Nigerian family unit – the epicentre of the Nigerian society.

Date: 16, 23, 24, 25 & 30 December, 2016
Time: 7pm (Friday), 3PM & 7PM (Sunday), 1PM, 3PM & 7PM (Saturday)
Venue: Twilight Theatre @ Ace Olivia Hall, City Mall, Onikan, Lagos

Call Oyin on 0810 000 0138  or via email at [email protected]. Get tickets on

beach-party-gloryEleko Motor Race
The Eleko motor race (EMR), is a high energy off-road motorsports event in Lagos providing safe fun in the scenic beach environment of Eleko.

Date: Friday, December 16 2016
Venue: Eleko Beach, Lagos
To participate, teams (Comprising of a driver and Navigator and a 4×4 or AWD vehicle) can register by Visiting

tgif-divas-nightTGIF Diva’s Night

Date: Friday, December 16 2016
Time: 6PM
Venue: The Nook Bar & Grill, 61 Queen Street, Alagomeji, Yaba.

negro-in-the-sacred-idiomNegro in the sacred idiom
A Whitespace Creative Agency presents this solo exhibition by Kadara Enyeasi. The body of work reflects on the idea of divinity, where Enyeasi explores mortality and immortality using orthodox and traditional African religion as a reference.

Date: Friday, December 16 2016
Time: 7PM
Venue: 58 Raymond Njoku Street Ikoyi.

fomos-friday-night-seriesFomo’s Friday Night Series
Date: Friday, December 16 2016
Time: 9PM
Venue: Vellvett Lounge, 19B Idejo Street, off Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island.
Entry is FREE! Music by Wavos and Issimo.

orezi-eventPANDA Grand Opening with Orezi

Date: Friday, December 16 2016
Time: 10PM. Red Carpet starts 9PM
Venue: 27, Park Avenue, GRA, Enugu.

fashion-illustrationFashion Illustration Training
Date: Saturday, December 17 2016
Time: 9AM – 3PM
Venue: BLD by Play, 15 Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1
mastering-asthma-managementAsthma Management Masterclass
Date: Saturday, December 17 2016
9AM – 2PM
Centre for International and Advanced Professional Studies (CIAPS), 21 Adekunle Fajuyi Crescent (Off Adeniyi Jones), Ikeja, Lagos.
For online registration enquiries, please visit

vision-workshop-5The Vision Workshop
Bursting with ideas but don’t know how to express your thoughts? Want to learn how to articulate your brand’s vision? This workshop is an opportunity for you to start 2017 off with a clear vision and focus.
Date: Saturday, December 17 2016
Time: 10.30AM – 3PM
Venue: 5, Ayinde Akinmade Street (Off Admiralty Way, Lekki 1

Registration to attend is free but limited,


Calabar Carnival in Lagos
Big Nero Entertainment is proud to present the 3rd edition of Calabar Carnival in Lagos 2016! Proudly sponsored by Hennessy, the must attend event is set to take place this Saturday at Da Jesse Lounge, Ajah Lagos. Featuring: Timaya.

Date: Saturday, December 17 2016
Time: 2PM
Venue: Da Jesse Lounge, Abraham Adesanya, (2nd) gate, Total filling station Ajah Lagos.
Music Policy: DJ Factor

delta-bush-refineries-and-other-stories“Delta Bush Refineries and Other Stories” Opening Reception
The photography exhibition features the work of Akintunde Akinleye, the first Nigerian Photographer to have been awarded a prize in the prestigious World Press Photo, Netherlands in 2007 with an iconic photograph of a man rinsing soot from his face at the scene of an oil pipeline explosion in Lagos, December 2006.

Date: Saturday, December 17 2016
Time: 4PM
Venue: 24, Ikoyi Crescent, Ikoyi, Lagos

For more information: or call  08184553331

oma-coutureOma Couture Noire Aime Spring 2017 Collection Preview Party
Fast rising Nigerian designer, Oma Couture formally invites you to the preview party of her spring 2017 collection tagged ‘Noire Aime’. The show will feature her latest pieces exclusively sewn to a high level of excellence while enjoying a fun night of shopping, appetizers, and of course special discounts.

Date: Saturday, December, 17 2016
Time: 6PM – 11PM
Venue: Ayo Van Elmar Fashion Cafe, New Wing, Oriental Hotel, Lagos.

For more information, please call 08161721857

the-beatz-awardsThe Beatz Awards

Date: Saturday, December 17 2016
Time: 6PM
Venue: Muson Centre, Lagos Island.

hotr-eketInauguration of House on the Rock, Eket

Date: Saturday & Sunday, December 17 & 18 2016
Time: Saturday – 6PM, Sunday – 10AM
Venue: Utimanik Suites; 74, Grace Bill Road, Eket.

hennessy-privilege-nightHennessy Privilege Night
This Saturday, Club 57 will be celebrating its 2nd anniversary with Hennessy Privilege Night! Come experience the most electrifying night of the year!

Date: Saturday, December 17 2016
Time: 10PM
Venue: Club 57, 57 Awolowo Road, Lagos.


Return of the Kings Concert

Date: Saturday, December 17 2016
Venue: Ugborikoko Secondary School, Airport Road, Benin City

beautiful-brilliant-industriousBeautiful, Brilliant & Industrious

Date: Sunday, December 18 2016
Time: 7.35AM – 9.30AM
Venue: 2nd floor, Al-Waliyy Plaza, 1st Avenue Junction, FESTAC Town, Lagos.

npp-praise-and-thanksgivingNPP Praise and Thanksgiving

Date: Sunday, December 18 2016
Time: 10AM
Venue: Accra Sports Stadium

zinkata-christmas-festivitiesZinkata Christmas Festivities
This the perfect time to spread love and joy all around. Come by Zinkata and partake of our special brand of sartorial Christmas festivities. See you!

Date: Sunday, December 18 2016
Time: 10AM – 9PM
Venue: Zinkata, 13b Awori Road, Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos.

nuraniya-studio-christmas-pop-up-salespartyNuraniya Studio Christmas Pop-up Sales Party
Nuraniya Studios is hosting our first ever “Sip, Shop & Party” Christmas pop-up sales party and would love to have you come through as we use this opportunity to appreciate all our customers (old and new), media and friends for an awesome and supportive 2016. 
Date: Sunday, December 18 2016
Time: 12PM
Venue: Zazaii (36 Balarabe Musa Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos

poster-ad-for-xmas-lysThe Lagos Yard Sale
Currently in its 4th edition, the quarterly event promotes community living and healthy lifestyle among friends and family in an atmosphere of fun and good food. The Lagos Yard Sale provides an avenue for small, creative businesses to promote their products and generate sales.

Date: Sunday December 18, 2016.
Time: 12PM – 7PM
Venue: The Fountain School, Alhaji Animashaun Street, Surulere, Lagos

For inquiries; please call +234 703 569 3174, +234 701 274 2129 or Email [email protected]

maju-gatsby-fashion-partyMAJU Gatsby Fashion Party

Date: Sunday, December 18 2016
Time: 1PM
Venue: The Event Room, 6A, Ogbunike Crescent, Off Wola Olateju road, Lekki Phase 1.

arts-kultureArts n Kulture
This is the first of different series brought to you by two of Ikorodu’s finest brands – Media Escape Entertainment and The Green Movement – with the aim of putting Ikorodu on the entertainment scene with arts and culture which it’s rich in. Ikorodu is no doubt a growing art village that has played host to different talents and urban movements. 

This year’s edition of Arts and Kulture will take place at

Date: Sunday, December 18, 2016
Time: 2PM
Venue: Bobby’s Place, Beach road, Ebute, Ikorodu, Lagos.

leap-of-faith-gaming-conventionAssassin’s Creed: Leap of Faith Gaming Convention
Empeiria eXperience and Vivere Africa are organising a gaming convention to promote the soon to be released film, Assassin’s Creed. You are invited to come enjoy the Assassin’s Creed themed atmosphere with a massive variety of games, winnings and great music. 

Date: 18th December 2016
Time: 2PM – 7PM
Venue: Get Arena, Oniru Estate, Off Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, Victoria Island, Lagos-State
Call 0909 478 4850 or 0812 465 1069 for more info.

Gaming Stations incl. Assassin’s Creed, FIFA, Mortal Kombat and more Registration is free and enters you for a chance to win a PlayStation 4 Console! With many more prizes up for grabs at the convention. Register Now! on

kene-rapu-christmas-saleKene Rapu Xmas 2016 Sale Party 

Date: Sunday, December 18 2016
Time: 2PM – 8PM
Venue: Olajide George Street, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos

dr-smile-and-the-kingsDr. Smile & The Kings

Date: Sunday, December 18 2016
Time: 2PM
Venue: The Marque, Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, Ogun State.

crystalCrystal Premiere
The movie tells the story of a gifted young lady named Crystal (played by Dorothy Ohiani). She is full of life and has everything going well for her then, she suddenly finds herself involved in a dark conspiracy. Her whole life takes an unexpected twist leaving her with only two options, to survive or die.

Date: Sunday, December 18 2016
Time: 4PM
Venue: The Fountain of Life Church, Ilupeju

tfaa1The Future Awards Africa 2016
The highly anticipated African youth awards is here again! How are you shaping your society? Join the conversation using the hashtag#ShapingTheFuture #TFAA2016.

Date: Sunday, December 18 2016
Time: 5PM
Venue:  Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.

For more information, visit Follow @TFAAfrica to keep up with the latest news on TFAA.

The official hashtag for 2016 is #TFAA2016

40th-miss-nigeria-pageantMiss Nigeria Pageant

Date: Monday, December 19 2016
Time: 7.30PM
Venue: Eko Convention Centre, Eko Hotels & Suites, VI, Lagos.
Tickets: N5,000 & N10,000. Available at U.S polo Surulere and Apapa mall, Ebeano Supermarkets, Genesis Deluxe cinemas, Slot Surulere, Ikeja city mall, Saka Tinubu, Ikorodu, Festac and computer village, Katunga ,, studio 24 nationwide.
Get 50% discount online only at

st-saviours-school-homecoming-concertSt. Saviour’s School Homecoming Concert

Date: Wednesday, December 21 2016
Time: 4PM – 9PM
Venue: 54 Alexander Road, Ikoyi, Lagos.

life-is-eazi-lagosLife is Eazi

Date: Wednesday, December 21 2016
Venue: Landmark Events Centre, VI, Lagos.
Tickets: Regular N5k, VIP N20K

Call 08062912004 for reservations.


Week Four

spirit-of-christmasThe Spirit of Christmas
Enjoy the great outdoors again as we share our love of good food, drinks and entertainment from our local community of chefs, restaurants, mixologists and foodpreneurs.

Date: Thursday – Saturday, December 22 -24 2016

If you are interested, register here. Registration closes December 5th.

white-ball-2016All White Ball
House of Freeda presents #HOFWhiteBall2016. Featuring Living Legend 2Baba live in Owerri. It’s sure to be a memorable and legendary night in the making!

Date: Friday, December 23 2016.
Time: 6PM
Venue: Imo International Convention Center (IICC), Owerri.

For enquires and reservations, call 08173931672 or 08025193341.

our-family-dinnerOur Family Dinner
Our Family Dinner Lagos will be having their 4th dinner on December 23rd at Bistro7. Our Family Dinner was founded in 2008 in New York. It’s a community-based dinner geared towards building family with young adults through dinner in major cities all over the world.

Date: Friday, December 23 2016
Time: 7PM
Venue: Bistro 7, Lagos Nigeria.

Visit on OR mail [email protected] for more info.

rhythm-unpluggedRhythm Unplugged
Same Turn Up! See you at Eko Hotel & Suites. Get excited! Rhythm Unplugged is the ONE entertainment concert to attend every December.

Date: Friday, December 23 2016
Time: 8PM
Venue: Eko Convention Centre, Lagos

Tickets: Standard: ₦5,000, VIP ₦25,000

For Table Bookings and enquiries, please email [email protected].

Tickets are available online only at

oboExclusive White Affair
O.B.O Entertainment is organising the official end of semester party for international students in Hungary.  It’s an exclusive all white party, so the dress code would be white attire, there’s going to be 1 dance floor, 1 exclusive VIP area, Happy hour (free drinks), drinks discounts etc.

Date: Friday, December 23 2016
Time: 10PM
Venue: My friends Club, Debrecen-Hungary.

For Table reservation and booking, contact [email protected], +36705119826.


Week Five


silent-cinema-discoSilent Cinema Disco

Date: Saturday, December 24 2016
Time: 8PM – 2PM
Venue: To be forwarded to persons who RSVP (08023465996)
Tickets: N5,000

all-black-everythingAll Black Everything

Date: Sunday, December 25 2016
Time: 9PM
Venue: Lekki Coliseum – Sky view
Music by DJ Obi

Click here for passes,tables and birthday info or call 08093628551

olamide-olic-3-posterOlamide Live in Concert 3 (OLIC3)
It has been an amazing year for indigenous rapper, Olamide. To crown the many successes of 2016 and give back to his loyal fans, Olamide has announced the 3rd edition of Olamide Live In Concert. This December, Achievas Entertainment , YBNL Nation Entertainment and Right Entertainment  team up to bring to fans of Olamide, the Beast Mode III. 

Date: Monday, December 26 2016
Time: 7PM
Venue: Eko Convention Centre

soundcity-mvpSoundcity MVP Award Festival
The Soundcity MVP Award Festival takes off with a big bang this year with a power-packed line up of music performances and star appearances by African artistes and celebrities. Soundcity (TV, Radio & Digital) will be rewarding industry professionals and music artistes in various spheres of the music entertainment industry including achievement, resilience, music excellence, hardwork, and creativity.

Date: Thursday, December 29 2016
Venue: Eko Hotel, Lagos.

kiss-da-brideKiss da Bride (Season 1)

Date: Monday, January 2 2016
Venue: 5, Akinogun Street, Oniru New Market, Lekki, Lagos.
Register at
Call 08066984679

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