What To Do This Weekend? 29 September - 1 October

Daily News - Saigon/HCMC: July 16, 2018

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, celebrating the mid-autumn festival with your kids, 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: Colours at May Cay

Venue: May Cay, 33 Nguyen Trung Truc, D1, HCMC

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Entry: Free

Music from Being and The Captain, ranging from bass to house to techno.

Event: GooseBumps

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

Time: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Entry: Free before 10:00 p.m., VND50,000 from 10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. and VND100,000 after 1:00 a.m.

House and techno brought to you by Goosebumps, a duo consisting of Benjamin Lopez and Nouch.

Event: Acid Camp w/ Aaron Davis & Natan H

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

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.

Entry: VND150,000 after 9:00 p.m.

Straight out of Los Angeles’ underground dance scene, Aaron Davis and Natan H will tease you with their mesmeric and hypnotic sounds.

Event: The Beats Saigon presents Jon1st (20/20 LDN)

Venue: GM Bistro, So 2B Pham Ngu Lao, D1, HCMC

Time: 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Entry: VND150,000

A DJ’s DJ, experience a wide range of music with breath-taking technical skills from the World-DMC-Title-winning turntablist.

Event: Fechno Fish

Venue: 2EZ Coffee House, 228 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, D3, HCMC

Time: 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Entry: VND100,000 (early bird) and VND120,000 (at the door)

The second chapter of the ‘Fechno Fish’ series with techno music from TINI, Oumi, Andy Lucas and two special guests, LARRIA and Jay Nguyen.

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Friday - Sunday:

Event: Darktoberfest

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

Time: Friday 2:30 p.m. to Sunday 11:59 a.m.

Entry: T.B.A.

Three days of beer-drinking madness with HCMC’s version of Oktoberfest.


Event: Fullbody Workout with Raysoo

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

Time: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.

Entry: VND100,000 after 10:00 a.m.

One of Southeast Asia’s leading DJs, hailing from Kuala Lumpur, will bring his unique and quirky personality to HCMC, supported by HRBR resident DJs Phuc Long and Max Cleo.

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: Transaigonian Express

Venue: Broma: Not a Bar, 41 Nguyen Hue, D1, HCMC

Time: 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Entry: T.B.A.

Join D!OGO as he brings you on a journey spanning different kinds of music, from reggae to bossa nova to punk.

Event: 88DNA Music presents Dennis Sheperd

Venue: Xandy Ultra Lounge, 21-23 Ho Tung Mau, D1, HCMC

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

Entry: VND200,000 (Booking required)

Experience trance music with German DJ Dennis Sheperd as 88DNA celebrates its fourth birthday.

Event: Residents’ Night w/ MadderModes & Hibiya Line

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

Time: 8:00 p.m. til late

Entry: VND150,000 after 9:00 p.m.

Missing the Observatory already? Its resident DJs will be back, this time in La Fenetre Soleil.


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: Paradise Lost by Hoang Thanh Vinh Phong & Spirit of Friendship Group Exhibitions

Venue: The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre, 15 Nguyen U Di, D2, HCMC

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Entry: Free

Featuring two art exhibitions in the same space that will go on until 26 November.

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Event: Saigon Craft Beer Walk

Venue: Saigon Craft Beer Tours, 78 Cong Quynh Street, D1, HCMC

Time: Various; choose your time slot in the link provided.

Entry: VND1,250,000

A walking tour which includes four stops at breweries and craft beer bars.

Saturday - Sunday:

Event: Mid Autumn Festival

Venue: Gardenia - Eat, Play, Love, 28 Tran Ngoc Dien, D2, HCMC

Time: Saturday 9:00 a.m. to Sunday 7:00 p.m.

Entry: VND300,000 (Workshop package per child)

A mooncake-making workshop for kids to celebrate the mid-autumn festival.

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Event: Outcast Mid-Autumn Festival/ Kid’s Party

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

Time: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Entry: VND30,000 per kid or VND50,000 for 2 kids.

Treat your kids to some magical full-moon fun complete with craft workshops and delicious moon cakes.


For more information on films currently showing in cinemas, click here. Films out this week include The Lego Ninjago Movie, Devil’s Whisper and Ngay Mai Mai Cuoi.

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Have a good weekend, everybody.

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