5 cool things to do in Bali this weekend (July 28-30)

Check out some live street art sessions in Canggu this weekend. Photo via Tropica Festival

CANGGU: Dive into Bali’s urban art scene

Check out Bali’s thriving graffiti and street art scene this weekend in Canggu. Back for its second year, the Tropica Bali Urban Art Festival is featuring a series of events, including live paintings, workshops, exhibitions, artist talks, and even a beach cleanup. The festival will culminate with a big party on Sunday.

When: Wednesday, July 26 to Sunday, July 30
Where: Various locations; HQ: Tropica Urban Park, Jl. Raya Canggu no. 18A
More info and full schedule

SEMINYAK: Don drag for Lacalaca’s 5th birthday bash

Seminyak Mexican restaurant Lacalaca is turning five and they’re having a blowout to celebrate. Dress in drag to get free drinks all night long. Everyone else, go from 6-8pm for your booze. Free tacos will be flowing all night long, as will tunes from “locally almost famous DJs”.

When: Friday, July 28, from 6pm
Where: Lacalaca, Jl. Drupadi no. 1, Seminyak
More info

CANGGU: Peruse the market for goodies

The ever-popular monthly Old Man’s Market is back this weekend. Hunt for souvenirs, clothes, homewares, snacks, and even secondhand stuff. The Canggu Market has it all and you can’t beat the location at Batu Bolong.

Old Man's Canggu Market

When: Saturday, July 29, 8am-3pm
Where: Old Man’s, Batu Bolong

LEGIAN: Club it up to celebrate the ‘Jenja legacy’

One of Bali’s mainstay nightclubs, Jenja, is turning three, so of course you can expect a full-on evening of celebration. With a birthday bash entitled Arcadia, the club is creating a “garden party” with DJ’s spinning all night long. Partygoers are encouraged to dress “exotic chic”. Prizes for the top three best-dressed will be going out. Pre-sale tickets are available online for Rp 250k, door price is Rp 350k.

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When: Saturday, July 29, 10pm-5am (free entry before 11pm)
Where: Jenja, Townsquare Suits, Jl. Nakula no. 8, Legian
Reservations: +62 811 3988 088, +62 818 08770 088
*Keep in mind they have a strict door policy (no singlets, flip-flops or beachwear allowed)
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BUKIT: Lather up for a foam party on the beach

Soak up the sun… and the suds at Karma Beach’s summer foam party. Grab your swimsuit and play around on one of Bali’s most picturesque beaches with DJ’s laying down tracks, seaside. Entry is Rp 500k, but you get Rp 300k of food and beverage credit with that.

Karma summer foam party

When: Saturday, July 29
Where: Karma Beach Bali
Reservations: 0062 361 8482 205, info@karmabeach.com
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