What To Do This Weekend? 22 - 24 September


The week is nearly over, so what better way to celebrate its end than by enjoying a glorious weekend? Whether you’re up for partying, checking out a flea market, or just chilling and getting away from it all, we’ve got you covered.

Here’s a short and handy guide on everything you can possibly do over the weekend.

You’re welcome.



Event: Soultown Saigon (Motown & Soul)

Venue: Le Fenetre Soleil, 44 Ly Tu Trong, D1, HCMC

Time: 10:00 P.M. - 1:00 A.M.

Entry: VND50,000

Expect to hear classics from the likes of Marvin Gaye, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin from DJs Coh-hul & Binaural Dropout.

Event: Buddha-Bar 20 Years Anniversary World Tour

Venue: Chill Skybar, AB Tower, 76A Le Lai, D1, HCMC

Time: 9:30 P.M.

Entry: T.B.A.

Celebrating its 20th anniversary worldwide, this is Buddha-Bar’s first-ever event in Vietnam. Expect a night of chilled and hypnotic tunes and beats by DJ Ravin.

Event: Abstraack is Back with Max&Panau

Venue: Piu Piu, 97 Hai Ba Trung, D1, HCMC

Time: 10:00 P.M.

Entry: Free

House music and disco all night long on Piu Piu’s tropical rooftop.

Event: El Barrio

Venue: The Lighthouse, 104 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, D1, HCMC

Time: 9:00 P.M. to 6:00 A.M.

Entry: Free before 10 P.M., VND50,000 before 1 A.M. and VND100,000 after.

Featuring a mix of old school house, organic deep house and techno by DJs 1Dan, Moreno and OUCH!


Event: Panam: 1st Year Anniversary

Venue: Panam - The Backroom, 91 Pasteur, D1, HCMC

Time: 7:00 P.M. to 4:00 A.M.

Entry: Free

Celebrate Panam’s first year anniversary and the launch of Dong Son Beer with listed items going for VND50,000 all night.

eventImage source: facebook.com/panamthebackroom

Event: 527 Live - Saigon Edition

Venue: T&R, 57 Do Quang Dau, D1, HCMC

Time: 10:00 P.M. to 5:00 A.M.

Entry: Free

Glasgow-based Soundsystem and DJ crew host a night of music ranging from hip hop to funk to drum & bass.

Event: Spirit of House

Venue: Last Call, 59 Dong Du, D1, HCMC

Time: 11:30 P.M. to 5:00 A.M.

Entry: Free

This is for the house heads, as DJ Peanuts will spin the best of house music throughout the night.


Event: Coco Beachcamp Beach Party - Special Edition

Venue: Coco Beachcamp, Le Minh Cong, La Gi, Binh Thuan

Time: Saturday 1:30 P.M. to Sunday 11: 00 P.M.

Entry: VND150,000, Entry + Beach BBQ: VND450,000

A beach festival featuring international DJs, games, film screenings and a flea market.

eventImage source: facebook.com/Cocobeachcamp


Event: Vitamin D - Sunday Rooftop Party

Venue: Broma, 41 Nguyen Hue, D1, HCMC

Time: 5:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

Cost: Free Entry

It’s never too late to stop, or too early to start. Party starts at dawn.

Event: Sunday Reggae Reunion at Indika

Venue: Indika Saigon, 43 Nguyen Van Giai, D1, HCMC

Time: 2:00 P.M. to 11:59 P.M.

Entry: Free

A gathering of the reggae community in Saigon, bringing together music lovers, artists, DJs, MCs and painters.



Event: Puddles at Heart of Darkness

Venue: Heart of Darkness Craft Brewery, 31D Ly Tu Trong, D1, HCMC

Time: 9:00 A.M. to 10:30 P.M.

Entry: VND50,000

Indie/Pop/Splash/Math music with inventive technology and odd-time signatures brought to you by Puddles.

eventImage source: facebook.com/puddlesband



Event: An Era of Half Humanity - Yiu Chi Leung

Venue: Vin Gallery, 6 Le Van Mien, D2, HCMC

Time: 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.

Entry: RSVP at info@vingallery.com

A multimedia exhibition exploring the inherent nihilism of the anthropocene age.

Event: Sights & Sounds of Saigon

Venue: The Hive Saigon, 94 Xuan Thuy, D2, HCMC

Time: 6:30 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.

Entry: VND100,000 inc. 1 free drink and food

A multifaceted event featuring an art exhibition, music and craft beer in a rooftop setting.

eventImage source: facebook.com/thehivesaigon


Event: The House of Nguyen II Exhibition and Artist Studio Tour

Venue: Craig Thomas Gallery, 27i Tran Nhat Duat, D1, HCMC

Time: 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Entry: VND950,000

A rare and exclusive opportunity to gain a deeper insight into artist Tran Minh Tam’s take on the Nguyen dynasty.

Event: CCD 4: Serenade of Ty ba

Venue: Ca Phe Thu Bay Tre, 264 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, D3, HCMC

Time: 6:00 P.M. to 9:30 P.M.

Entry: VND150,000 including 1 free drink.

Learn basic knowledge about ty ba, the different ways to play it and the instrument’s current development in Vietnam.


Event: Watercolor Greeting Card Workshop

Venue: Art Space, 104A Xuan Thuy, D2, HCMC

Time: 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

Entry: VND350,000

A workshop that will teach you how to create your own unique greeting cards using watercolour techniques.



Event: Outcast Boho Market

Venue: Saigon Outcast, 188/1 Nguyen Van Huong, D2, HCMC

Time: 2:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

Entry: VND20,000 including 1 bottle of water or Red Saigon beer.

Embrace your inner hippie with an eclectic range of handicrafts and accessories on sale.

eventImage source: facebook.com/outcastbohomarket


Event: Saigon Flea Market

Venue: Boomarang Bistro Saigon, 107 Ton Dat Tien, D7, HCMC

Time: 11:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.

Entry: Free

Featuring more than 50 stalls with discounted one-of-a-kind clothes, home decor, vintage items, handmade accessories, food and beverages and live music.



Event: Workshop Trung Thu “Yen”

Venue: The Yen Concept, 60C Le Thi Rieng, D1, HCMC

Time: Register Your Timeslot

Entry: VND450,000

Learn how to make your own fall foliage painting at this one-of-a-kind workshop.

Event: Septembrew - Beer Festival

Venue: Guru Sports Bar Flagship, 138 Le Lai, Ben Thanh Ward, D1, HCMC

Time: 11:00 A.M. to 11:00 P.M.

Entry: VND80,000

Over 38 types of craft and premium beers for you to choose from with 20-50 percent discounts.

eventImage source: facebook.com/gurusportsbarlelai

Event: Label Lazy Sunday Launch

Venue: Label, 267/2 Dien Bien Phu, D3, HCMC

Time: 11:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Entry: Free

Launch party for Label, a new concept store, event space and cafe.

Event: Outcast BBQ Sunday

Venue: Saigon Outcast, 188/1 Nguyen Van Huong, D2, HCMC

Time: 2:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.

Entry: Free

Treat your family and yourself to a relaxed and fun Sunday with chilled beats and a cool atmosphere for both kids and adults.



Event: Children’s Outdoor Cinema: Hercules

Venue: Saigon Outcast, 188/1 Nguyen Van Huong, D2, HCMC

Time: 6:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

Cost: Free Entry

Screening of animated Disney film, Hercules, for the kids.

eventImage source: facebook.com/saigonoutcast

For more information on films currently showing in cinemas, click here. Films out this week include Kingsman: The Golden Circle and Tao Khong Xa May.

Have a good weekend, everybody.

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