5 cool things to do in Bali this weekend (June 9-11)

Balinese dancers. Photo: Bali Arts Festival

LEGIAN: Lunch at Cocoon Beach Club to help Bali landslide victims

The Bali Children Foundation is getting together with Cocoon Beach Club for a fundraiser luncheon on Friday to help families affected by devastating landslides that hit Bali’s Kintamani region in February 2017, taking the lives of 13 residents. Money raised from the event will go to scholarships for the families in need, and also towards repairing and renovating an English classroom equipped with electricity, lights, fans, and a 55-inch smart TV. More info will be provided at the event, but the target for the luncheon tickets, raffles, auctions, and donations is ambitious, at Rp 75 million.

Ladies and Gents, get set for a fabulous long lunch for a great cause this Friday June 9th. In conjunction with the Bali Children Foundation Cocoon Beach will host the Sing for Songan Charity Fundraiser to raise funds to improve education opportunities for the disadvantage children in the village of Songan, North Bali. Kicking off from midday, the luncheon will be jam packed with activity, auctions, raffles & stage shows by Sydney Drag Queens, the hilarious Marzi Panne & Polly Petrie. Tickets for the 3 course luncheon are 400k NETT and include a welcome cocktail. Everybody is welcome to attend and we are aiming for a sellout! Whilst table bookings can be taken tickets must be purchased prior to the event and are available on line at the following link http://bit.ly/2rbVCnC or pick them up from Aspya Spa, Villa Coco, Dare 2 Wear, Cocoon or BCF. For more information please check the Sing for Songan event on page or email: marketing@cocoon-beach.com Please come along and help us to improve education opportunities and pave the way for a better future for these Bali Children.

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When: Friday, June 9, 12pm
Where: Cocoon Beach Club, Jl. Arjuna (Double Six)
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LEGIAN: Party hard at Jenja

Hit the ground running this weekend and get things started with some partying at Legian club spot Jenja for their weekender. DJs include Cleave Martinez, Vanan M & Fayan H, Wisdy and Heidy. Bottles of Belvedere will be going cool at Rp 1.5 million nett. Get in before midnight for Rp 150k entry. After hours will cost you Rp 250k. Or better yet, pre-register for some free entry.

Time for #jenjaurbanized in a few hours, will we see you there? #jenjabali

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When: Friday, June 9, 11pm-5am (free entry ends at midnight if you get on guest list before 8pm)
Where: Jenja, Townsquare Suites, Jl. Nakula Barat no. 18, Legian 

DENPASAR: Catch Jokowi at the kickoff parade at the Bali Arts Festival

Bali’s biggest cultural festival extravaganza, the Bali Arts Festival, is coming soon, so if you are around, it is definitely worth checking out to experience some of Bali’s most dynamic and spectacular performing and visual arts, from the traditional to the contemporary. The programming runs one month, from June 10 until July 8, but try to make it for the flashy kickoff parade that will take place as President Joko Widodo inaugurates the event.

Rejang dalam Pesta Kesenian Bali Bali Arts Festival

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When: Saturday, June 10, 2pm
Where: In front of Denpasar’s Bajra Sandhi monument
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LEGIAN: Rockabilly Beer-B-Q with the Hydrant

Get pumped for a Sunday arvo of free craft beer tasting and bites with Bali’s coolest rockabilly band in town, the Hydrant. Sacred Ground is teaming up with Beervana for the beer tasting, along with free BBQ bites. And don’t miss the beer-inspired Caramel IPA artisan ice cream. Quantities will of course be limited, so do yourself a solid and get there early. Earlybirds who order Tuatara pilsner beer buckets (buy 3 get 1), can get Beer Beachbags with a Sacred Ground drawstring bag, stubby holder, keyring, Beervana beer, and beer glass pack.

When: Sunday, June 11, 4-7pm
Where: Sacred Ground, Jl. Arjuna (Double Six) 99x, Legian
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CANGGU: Sushi and sunset to close out your Sunday

Ji Terrace is hosting its Wasabi Sunday as a nice and relaxed way to shut out your weekend. Get a complimentary signature cocktail overlooking an amazing ocean view and a 10 percent discount off your bill in the next month. Beats by DJ Fran Tinez to chill you out even more.


When: Sunday, June 11, starts from 4pm
Where: Ji Restaurant Bali (next to Hotel Tugu), Jl. Pantai Batu Bolong
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