Bali Weekend Guide: 5 cool things to do August 24-27

Silence is golden, not boring at Woobar’s Silent Disco party. Photo: W Bali

CANGGU: ‘House Party’ at Panama

We had to extend our weekend coverage for this one: head over to Panama on Thursday night, one of Canggu’s hippest little havens for a pool party. DJs on deck, a very Instagrammable pool in the backyard, and single-mixer cocktails galore. Make it for happy hour for specials from 1-3pm and 5pm-close.

When: Thursday, August 24, 7pm onward
Where: Panama Kitchen & Pool, Jl. Berawa Beach no. 13

SEMINYAK: Silent Disco at the W

It’s on at Woobar this Friday if you’re in the mood for a little something different at one of Bali’s swankiest beachside resort bars. The premise is as its name suggests, as three DJs playing three genres will be streamed through 1000 headphones.

Silent Disco Woobar 2017

When: 9pm-late
Where: Woobar, W Bali, Jl.
Cover: Rp 200k nett (includes voucher for one drink)
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CANGGU: Bake sale for Bali pups

Scoot over to Made’s Banana Flour Bakery, not just for gluten-free goodies but also to support the Bali Animal Welfare Association (BAWA). Dedicated to saving Bali’s animals, BAWA will be having a two-day fundraiser bake sale along with a meet & greet with pups available for adoption on Saturday (1-3pm). In addition to goodies from Made’s, treats will also be on offer from Kombuchi Brewing, Covita, and Bali Bowls. 15 percent of all sales on both days from all four vendors will go to BAWA.

BAWA fundraiser

When: Saturday-Sunday, August 26-27, 9am-6pm (puppies present just on Saturday, 1-3pm)
Where: Made’s Banana Flour Bakery, Jl. Pantai Batu Bolong no. 41
More info

GIANYAR: Food4Unity Bazaar

Celebrating Indonesian Independence Day, which fell on August 17, Kossi Bali and Food Bank Gianyar are hoisting a Food4Unity event with a food bazaar, live music, and community yoga. The theme will be food security and welfare. Yoga will run from 10-11am and will be donation based (bring your own mat), while from noon til 3pm, the food bazaar will be set up, accompanied by music from Neo Balafone. Profits from the event will be used to assist the work programs of both organizations in improving food security on the island.

Food 4 Unity

When: Saturday, August 26, 10am-4pm
Where: Jl. Ayodya no. 1, Banjar Bukit Kembar Kuning, Tampaksiring

More info


DENPASAR: Moto GP fans, come one, come all

This free event in Denpasar put on by Trans-7 is for the Moto GP crazed. Free viewing on Sunday, along with performances by local bands Tipe-X, Lolot, Navicula, and DJ Bebby Fey.

When: Sunday, August 27
Where: East side of Bajra Sandhi Renon, Denpasar
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