Thank God it’s Friday!! Are you looking for family friendly things to do this weekend October 12th and 13th in Lagos? Below are a few events you can attend this weekend. We also have family-friendly places you can visit with the kids for a lovely family time.
6th Annual LagosMums Parenting Conference and Exhibition
Date: Saturday, 12th October | Time: 9AM to 4PM | Location: Harbour Point, 4 Wilmot Point Road, Off Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Hurray! It’s finally here. Have you signed up for the upcoming 6th Annual LagosMums Parenting Conference? FREE to attend but registration is required! Sign up here
LagosMums annual parenting conferences are highly anticipated and well-attended. The parenting conference discusses the most trending and relevant topics when it comes to raising children in the 21st Century. The Theme this year is Creativity – the Currency of the Future. We will be discussing the importance of creativity in raising children to thrive in the 21st Century.
It promises to be enlightening, informative and reformative, you definitely don’t want to miss it.
The first 50 attendees get free quality headshot photos. We can’t wait to see you
UK Boarding School Exhibition
Date and Time: Saturday 12th October – 11am to 4pm and Sunday 13th October – 11am to 3pm | Location: Wheatbaker Hotel, Ikoyi
We all want to provide the best education for our children. If like many families living in West Africa you are considering a UK boarding school for your children, there is no better place to start than the UK Boarding School Exhibition
This well-established and highly regarded event is a good starting point in your search for the best school for your child.
It will give you the opportunity to talk to heads and representatives of up to 20 UK boarding schools, find out what the schools have to offer, the many opportunities available and what boarding life is really like. Click here for more information.
ENAA Boarding School Fair 2019
Date: Sat 12th Oct 2019| Time: 10am to 6pm | Radisson Blu, Victoria Island
Your child deserves the best international education and we are very excited to invite you to the ENAA Boarding School Fair 2019
ALTS Consulting is bringing 27 top institutions from the UK, Switzerland, the USA, Canada and the UAE to meet with parents and students here in Nigeria.
It is their priority that parents are fully-informed and children are placed in the best-fit environments to grow and thrive. We look forward to seeing you at this year’s ENAA Boarding School Fair 2019. For more information, visit www.altsconsulting.com
OFADA RICE DAY
Date: Sun, October 13, 2019 | Time: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM | Location: Muri Okunola Park, Ozumba Mbadiwe Road
Ofada Rice Day (ofada to the world) is aimed at celebrating the rich history and culture of “Ofada Rice”
This event is a gathering of food and culture enthusiast to celebrate the originality and diversity of Ofada in grand style . Thereby leading to a phenomenal projection “Ofada rice” to a global audience. It would also provide attendees with a seamless, premium and unforgettable experience
Couples Game Night
Date: Sat Oct 12 2019 | Time: 17:00 – 21:00 | Location: Venue: Ruxton Road, Ikoyi
Here’s something fun for “retired singles and new parents”. Join us this Saturday for awesome banter, rib-cracking games and delightful food. To celebrate Nigeria and our wonderful African culture, we’ll be playing games developed by our people, produced by Kulture Games.
We’ll know Our True Nigerians, Whose Jollof is really the best, What our parents said to us that we probably might say to our kids. Come create awesome memories with us. Token: 10,000 per couple To register, click the link on @familymeetups profile. You can send a DM to @familymeetups or WhatsApp 07055555926.
Family-friendly Places to Visit with the Kids
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 beachfront with cabanas and kids playground! You can relax, have a 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
MAXTIVITY – Family Entertainment Center
MAXTIVITY – Family Entertainment Center @ Circle mall, Lekki provides a variety of attractions to families with kids and teens looking for a safe, thrilling and convenient location to play, laugh and celebrate together, at an affordable price.
They are running the following promotions between 29th August to 30th September
1. New customers – N2000 free trial voucher!
2. Birthdays – 10% off Birthday bookings
They have the following attractions: Bumper Cars, SoftPlay, Arcades / Virtual Reality, Climbing Walls, Trampolines, Party Rooms, Food & Drinks
Their family packages starting from N4,000 to N27,000; and use Tokens which allow you to share easily among the whole family. No one is left out!
You can find them Circle Mall (Jakande) Lekki, Lagos
So what are you waiting for! Call on 0802 255 2974 or check out our website www.maxtivity.com.ng or Instagram page @maxtivity.
They look forward to hosting you!
Tour Freedom Park, Onikan
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.
Location: FREEDOM PARK LAGOS, Old Prison Ground Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos, Nigeria | Contact: 08095006567
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.
Location: Km 12, Lagos-Ibadan Expy, Ibafo, Ogun State
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
Welcome to Ticklebay’s purposely built indoor and outdoor party venue. It serves and delivers fun for everyone. The TickleBay venue has –
- 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 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
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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