What To Do This Weekend? 15 - 17 September

Daily News - Saigon/HCMC: Sept. 15, 2017

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, watching movies, 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: The Beats Saigon Presents Free The Robots

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

Time: 9:00 P.M.

Cost: VND100,000 before 10:30 P.M. and VND150,000 after

Featuring Free The Robots from Los Angeles, JASE, JIN and 2Stone for a night of progressive melodies and heavy beats.

Event: NOLA Blues Club - LIVE Music Night

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

Time: 9:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M.

Cost: VND50,000

Featuring NOLA Blues Club on their quest to keep the blues alive in Saigon,

Event: REKT - The Lighthouse

Venue: The Lighthouse, 104 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Level 6, D1, HCMC

Time: 9:00 P.M. to 5:00 A.M.

Cost: T.B.A

The second instalment of REKT features DJs Ryan Wik and Col-hul with techno and house on the list.

Event: Spirit of House

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

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

Cost: Free Entry

DJ Peanuts spinning house all night, for the real house heads.


Event: HRBR Meets Manual Music Paul Hazendonk, B.A.X & DJ Ouch!

Venue: The Lighthouse, 104 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Level 6, D1, HCMC

Time: 9:00 P.M. to 5:00 A.M.

Cost: Free before 10:00 P.M. and VND100,000 after.

HRBR presents its first international guest DJ: Paul Hazendonk of Manual Music to dish out an eclectic mix of sounds.

Event: The Mash Up - District X

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

Time: 10:00 P.M. to 4:00 A.M.

Cost: VND50,000

A mash of different genres in one night, a feast for the undecided.

Event: Sancho's presents "Mexico's I.D. is Sept 16 not May 5 Pendejo"

Venue: Sancho’s Craft Beer + Mexican Kitchen, 207 Bui Vien, D1, HCMC

Time: 5:00 P.M. to 2:00 A.M.

Cost: Free Entry

Apparently “Cinco de Mayo” is not Mexico’s independence day. Gotta drink to that then.

Event: Deep Down Under w/ Nina Nova & Matt Abstrax

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

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

Cost: Free Entry

Sounds of the underground, by two DJs from the land down under.

eventImage source: facebook.com/lastcallsaigon


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: Young Music Saigon 2017

Venue: Hoa Lu Stadium, 2 Dinh Tien Hoang, D1, HCMC

Time: 7:30 P.M.

Cost: VND99,000

A concert featuring the biggest and upcoming names in Vietnam’s music industry.

eventImage source: facebook.com/youngmusic.party


Event: Indika Live feat. One Night Band

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

Time: 7:30 P.M. to 11:59 P.M.

Cost: VND50,000

Modern pop and soul take centrestage this Saturday at Indika with One Night Band.



Event: Soul Connects: Be CreARTive

Venue: Soul Live Project - SLP, 214-216 Pasteur, D3, HCMC

Time: 7:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.

Cost: VND200,000

Educational and inspirational workshop featuring two-time GRAMMY Award winner for best contemporary jazz album: Mr. Cuong Vu.

eventImage source: facebook.com/soulliveproject


Event: Fragments of Rediscovered Time

Venue: L’Usine, 19 Le Thanh Ton, D1, HCMC

Cost: Free Entry

See the present day Sapa through the lens of a Kodak Duaflex II vintage camera from the 1950s.



Event: Show Time - Vintage and Boho Chic Event

Venue: 23/9 Park, 107 Pham Ngu Lao, D1, HCMC

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

Cost: Free Entry

Over 150 affordable brands of clothing, decor and more for you to choose from, at one of the trendiest markets in Saigon.

eventImage source: facebook.com/Saigon-Central-Market



Event: Workshop Trung Thu “An”

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

Time: Register Your Timeslot

Cost: VND550,000

Learn how to make fragrant sesame mooncakes at this one-of-a-kind workshop.


Event: Outcast BBQ Sunday

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

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

Cost: Free Entry

A BBQ, a bar and a film screening for kids. Perfect way to spend a Sunday.

eventImage source: facebook.com/saigonoutcast

Event: Amazing Race: Back to the 1980s

Venue: University of Social Sciences and Humanities, 10-12 Dinh Tien Hoang, D1, HCMC

Time: 9:30 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.

Cost: VND50,000

Based on the reality game show, Amazing Race. This version brings you back to the 1980s as you search for clues, and learn more about Saigon’s past.



Event: Children’s Outdoor Cinema: Lilo & Stitch

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

Time: 6:30 P.M. to 7:30P.M.

Cost: Free Entry

Screening of animated Disney film, Lilo & Stitch for the kids.

eventImage source: facebook.com/saigonoutcast

Event: Xem Phim Ngoài Trời - Yes Man

Venue: Hung Hoa Cinema, 11A Hoa Hung, D10, HCMC

Time: 6:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M.

Cost: VND59,000

Starring Jim Carrey, catch the screening of Yes Man on either of the timeslots.


Event: Queer Film Screening

Venue: Coeverything, 146 Vo Van Tan, D3, HCMC

Time: 4:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M.

Cost: T.B.A

Featuring two films; a Japanese grindhouse story and an American documentary, with both exploring gay themes in different contexts. Click the link to register for a seat.

For more information on films currently showing in cinemas, click here.

Have a good weekend, everybody.

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