Family Friendly Things To Do This Weekend August 17th & 18th in Lagos

Thank God it’s Friday!! Are you looking for family friendly things to do this weekend August 17th & 18th in Lagos? Below are a few events you can attend and family-friendly places you can visit with the kids over the Summer Holiday! Enjoy your weekend!


August 17th

Date: Sat, August 17, 2019  |   Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM   |  Location: National Sickle Cell Centre, Opposite, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Ishaga Road, Idi-Araba, Surulere  |  Source

Get ready for THE EXCHANGE! For you who’s tired of carrying your ‘Shame’ baggage from one phase of your life to another. For you who’s ready to be open and willing to hand over your burdens and cares to God. This is it! Online Registration for the NO SHAME Conference has ended. You can now register at the door on the day of the event. See you!

Brunch Out

August 17th

Date: Sun Aug 18 2019  | Time: 14:00 – 21:00  |  Location: Atmosphere rooftop, Lennox Mall, Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1

#BrunchOut is back with The Last Days of Summer edition @atmosphererooftop!! It’s a whole new venue and you don’t want to miss the amazing @jamesonngr cocktails, great menu, amazing music and great vibes all around! Complimentary Cocktails until 5PM

Kulture Fest – Lagos

August 17th

Date: Sat, Aug 17, 2019, 12:00 PM – Mon, Aug 19, 2019  |  Time: 10:00 PM  |  Location: Landmark Beach, 4 Water Corporation Drive, Lagos  |  Source

The Biggest Outdoor Brand Exhibition, Bringing you closer to the fun and pleasure you seek this summer.


August 17th

Date: Sun, August 18, 2019  |  Time: 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM   |  Location: Eko FM 89.7 Lagos, Ikeja, Lateef Jakande Road, Eko FM multi-purpose hall, Lagos, LA  |  Source

This is a concert poised to promote Nigerian drum/Drummers. As we entertain you audience we don’t shy away from educating you. It’s not just drumming we give you all that goes with Drumming like dancing, singing, telling stories through folk songs, choreography, comedy among others. It’s totally free but open to gifts, donations and any other means of support. Whatever your interest is in local music content we give you at oba Àyíkí concert. This year’s event is themed INA which means fire

Green White Green

August 17th

Date: Sat Aug 17 2019  |  Time: 16:00 – 18:00  |  Location: Nigerian Film Corporation, Beside VON, Ikoyi Road, Lagos

Some few years ago, a small number of us set forth to found an alternative cinema space dedicated to the founding of the first arthouse cinema in Nigeria. This cinema needs new space – as well as renewed audience. In line with its stated goal, Lagos Film Society steps into the whirlwind, five years after its formation, with the country’s first arthouse cinema by presenting Abba T. Makama’s Green White Green at the reclaimed Old Film Unit (Nigerian Film Corporation), beside Voice of Nigeria, Obalende. Contact the Organizer; Nigerian Film Corporation for more details  –  +2347030882009

Identities in Resilience

Date: Sat Aug 17 2019|  Time: 16:00 – 20:00  |  Location: No. 95, Norman Williams Street, Ikoyi, Lagos

The Creative Photography Masterclass is undoubtedly one of the most elite photography workshops in Africa and will be holding their second group photography exhibition by the 2019 Creative Photography Master Class at Thought Pyramid Art Centre, no.96 Norman Williams Street, Ikoyi, from 17th to 23re August 2019 The Creative Photography Masterclass is an annual 3-month photography workshop in which participants are tutored in the skills and techniques required for the various genres of photography; Documentary, Photojournalism, Fashion, Events and Travel as well as inculcating in them an understanding of the history of photography

Cora Book Trek

August 17th

Date: Sat Aug 17 2019  |  Time: 14:30 – 17:00  |  Location: Parkview Estate by the entrance, off, Gerrard Road, Ikoyi, Lagos

It’s the 7th edition of the CORA BookTrek taking place this year. This edition presents author, Chioma Okonkwo also known in the literary circuit as CMO, and who will be reading from her latest book, ‘Like Never Before.’ ‘Like Never Before’ is a romance novel that explores issues of identity, desire, and international politics. Date: Saturday, 17th August 2019 Time: 2:30PM – 5PM Venue: Quintessence, Parkview-Ikoyi, Lagos You are invited!


August 17th

Date: Sun Aug 18 2019  |  Time: 12:00 – 19:00  |  Location: Akin Adesola Street, VI, Lagos

Drag Race. Bike Race, Stunts!!! This Sunday Ferrari, Lamborghini, BMW , Audi R8. Porsche etc are all coming out to play. Come and witness Nigeria greatest drag race at Akin Adesola VI !!!!

Racers, Car lovers, Speedsters, Petrol heads get ready??? The 2019 edition of AUTOFEST promises to be more thrilling, adrenaline pumping and all shades of beautiful. The 2019 edition promises to be more thrilling, adrenaline pumping and all shades of beautiful machinery on display… The Theme of this year’s AUTOFEST is Fast and Furious Hobbs and Shaw

Eko Vibration

Date: Sat Aug 17 2019  |  Time: 10:00 – 22:00  |   Location: Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Oregun Lagos

Eko Vibration is a Lagos influenced brand that’s involved in showcasing Lagos in different aspects such as Fashion, Music, Art, Charity, Lifestyle & Documentary independent with an event coming up in August which acts as the magnet that joins all these aspects into one entity and venue; On the 17th of August at Ndubisi Kanu Park, Alausa

Tour Freedom Park, Onikan

August 17th

Date: 17th & 18th August  |  Location: FREEDOM PARK LAGOS, Old Prison Ground Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos, Nigeria   |  Contact: 08095006567

What a peaceful way to ease into the holiday relaxation. Let’s take you on a tour around the historic Freedom Park. Formally known as Her Majesty’s Colonial Prison.

Visions Opticals Presents: Women With Vision

Date: Sat, 17 August 201  |  Time: 11:00 – 18:00  |  Location:  The Palms Shopping Mall, 1 Bisway Street, Lekki, LA

To kick off the 30th Anniversary of Visions Opticals celebrations, we will be hosting panel sessions targeted at Women With Vision. Join us and invite a friend!

Book Review with Friends

Date And Time: Sun, August 18, 2019  |  Time: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM  |  Location: Oakspring Hotel & Luxury Suites, 5 Sunday Ogunyade Street

A gathering of great minds committed to developing selves through Books,meaningful conversation and strategic Networking sessions. Every month, we read atleast a Book, we learn new things from a Masterclass and we grow!!! This month we would be reading and reviewing SPIRIT CONTROLLED TEMPERAMENT – TIM LAHAYE

NTDIL Is Five!

Date: Sunday, August, 18, 2019  |  Time: 2:00PM – 6:00PM   |   Locatioon: TBS Cricket Ground, Onikan

We celebrated our first year with a picnic and it’s only right we celebrate the 5th with another outdoor vibe! There is a cricket league that plays every Sunday at the TBS Cricket Ground, Onikan. It’s an amazing open field with breeze, trees, and the Lagos Island skyline. This space is definitely one we’re excited to share and where we’ll be from 2:00PM – 6:00PM on Sunday, August, 18, 2019! No Gate Fee!

Lets kick it and connect while enjoying Cricket! Bring your blanket, snacks, games, & let’s #GetOutside

Family-friendly Places to Visit with the Kids over the Summer Holiday

Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe is number 1 on the list because it is often put on the adults only list. However, it is a family friendly place. They are known for their excellent service, exceptional cocktails, food and unbeatable parties with most famous Djs.

In addition, they have a beach front with cabanas and kids playground! You can relax, have great conversation with your spouse or just a romantic moment and watch the kids lay. It’s a win-win situation.

Location: Plot No 3, Block XVI, Water Corporation Road, Oniru Estate, Victoria Island


Funville is an indoor playground in Victoria Island, for kids ages 3 to 12, and under guardians’ watch! They have a little diner on site and also cater to birthdays
For more information, call 08123456799, or send an email to [email protected] for birthday inquiries. You can also visit their Colorful Instgaram page @funvillelagosfor more insight on the amazing offers they have for your children.

Hi Impact Planet Amusement Park

Hi-Impact Planet Amusement Park and Resort offers world-class fun for the young and old, friends and families. There are games, rides and other entertaining attractions for the young and young at heart. You and your family will enjoy a good time and form magical memories. You can grab a snack or a pastry during your day of fun or enjoy full-blown intercontinental meals at the parks 3 food court.

LocationKm 12, Lagos-Ibadan Expy, Ibafo, Ogun State

Omu Resort

Welcome to the world of Conservation, Education and Entertainment. The world of OMU RESORT set in a rain forest environment allows guests experience and be inspired by the wonders of nature.

It is nestled in a peaceful neighbourhood, occupying a land area of approximately 22 hectares surrounded by the clear waters of OMU CREEK. The resort has expanded yet again to include a purpose built WATER PARK with additional amusement rides such as the Spaceship and bunjee jumping. Other new arrivals at the Omu zoo include the Chimpanzees and flamingos.

Location: 1, Omu resort drive, Bogije Town, Bogije Town, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria

Family Fun Amusement Park

This is another top kid friendly destination. It is an outdoor amusement park filled with different games. They offer packages for birthday parties or school day out in an event centre with a big play area. It is also a perfect place for churches, private and business retreats located in a quiet and serene community.

Location:  10, Oke-Agbo Road, Anuoluwapo Close, Gberigbe, Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria

Ticklebay Limited

Welcome to Ticklebay’s purposely built indoor and outdoor party venue. It serves and delivers fun for everyone.  The TickleBay venue has –

  • TableSetters
  • Palpy Chandelier Hall (indoor)
  • TickleBay Playground and Swimming Pool
  • TickleBay Party/Stationery Store.

The playground is a haven for mothers and their little ones. Excellent if you are planning a party. They also offer kids event planning services and party rentals. They have over 26 bouncy castles to rent from and a large selection of candy tables/cart.

Follow Ticklebay on instagram @ticklebay

Location: Kilometer 13, Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lekki, Eti Osa, Lagos, Nigeria

Funtopia Leisure Resort

Funtopia is an ideal children’s world and is located in Ibeju-Lekki. There are fun sections for kids below the age of three; parents can have fun with their children when they play, swim and enjoy several water sports. There are also arcade and computer games in ‘Cusco city’, billiards, table tennis in ‘The Shed’ and a wide variety of other activities to keep your children entertained.

Location: Km 35, Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lekki Estate Phase 1, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos

Funland Limited

July 27th

Funland is a recreational and entertainment park for kids with facilities that include toys, games, bouncy castles, train rides, carousels and so many other creative and interactive games for children and adults.

Location: 25, Joel Ogunnaike Street, G.R.A, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria

Chocolat Royal

If there was any place that was made for kids, @chocolatroyal would be it. If the authentic, freshly baked French pastries, chocolates, breads, donuts and ice creams don’t sway them, then the paint and bake ceramic cafe next door will.

Location: 267a Etim Inyang Crescent, Victoria Island



FuntasticaLand is a party and family entertainment centre created to offer the local community a fun packed day out in a safe environment with loads of exciting things to do, but most of all at an affordable price so everyone can join in.It consists of rides such Kiddies rides, Merry-go-round, Video Game Arcades, Bouncy Castles, Funzone, 6D Cinema, Play Stations, 3D movies, Fun Food Kiosks, Party Shop, Dance Machine, Party Hall and Many More…

Location: 25 Olusoji Idowu St, Ilupeju Olusoji Idowu Street Ilupeju, 100252, Lagos

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