Best Things To Do in Bali This Weekend (Aug. 19-21)

Photo: Instagram/@sanurfestival
Photo: Instagram/@sanurfestival

Oh, to live that Bali life, eh? Whether you’re a first time visitor or have been roaming around this magical island for awhile, this guide is for you. From bars to restaurants to events and exhibitions, this list includes a plethora of suggestions for you to live your Bali life to the fullest. We update this page every Thursday – so feel free to bookmark it.


Savaya weekend with DJ Marlo

Photo: Instagram/@savayabali

Previously known as Omnia, this Uluwatu venue has marked another weekend of special guests on their Instagram calendar. Have a drink overlooking the gorgeous cliffside as DJ Marlo sets the atmosphere this Friday. Make your weekend complete, as Saturday brings along Late Nite Tuff Guy, and on Sunday, the Southern Tribe featuring Sun El Musician.

Tickets range from IDR250,000 onwards, buy them here. Contact Savaya Bali by email: reservations@savayabali.com, or WhatsApp: +62 812-3856-9307.


Mewali Festival by Mari Beach Club

Photo: Mari Beach Club

Mari Beach Club’s Mewali Festival showcases its three Cs: culture, creativity, and culinary accompanied by live music. Indulge yourself in the Mixmag Asia showcase on Friday, live music from DJ Harry Romero on Saturday, topped with the Mewali closing party on Sunday, with workshops for healing and intricate batik creation.

For more information, check out Mari Beach Club’s Instagram here, and their website here. Reserve your spot by contacting reservations@maribeachclub.com, or +623619347766.


Celebrate creativity at the Rise of Indonesian Artists exhibition

Photo: Instagram/@ambengantenten

A collaboration between Terupa by TAT, Robomot, and Superlative Secret Society. This exhibition is taking place at the Superlative gallery, featuring creations from TAT Art Space, digital NFTs from Robomot, and many others. Spend time with like-minded creatives on the talk show happening this Saturday, or indulge yourself in the venue’s crafts.

The exhibition runs from the 17th and ends on the 26th. Check out Superlative Gallery’s official website here and TAT’s Instagram here for more information.


Sanur Village Festival

The annual beach festival is back in full swing, bringing you the perfect swirl of culture and entertainment for the weekend. Enjoy delectable food from the bazaar, watch the international kite festival as colors flood the clear skies, or give a helping hand at the beach cleans. The festival nights are tied together with a wide range of performances on the main stage, with dances and music from a wide variety of artists from all around the island.

The festival takes place in Matahari Terbit Beach. For more details, click here, and check out their Instagram here. Tickets can be purchased here.


‘LELAKI JANGAN MENANGIS’ ART EXHIBITION

Photo: IG/@senidibali.

Check out the art exhibition titled Lelaki Jangan Menangis (Don’t Cry, Men) presented by Titik Dua x Lanö Art Project and produced by the latter. The art exhibition aims to respond to the patriarchy and masculine cultures in many aspect of our lives. The event runs until Aug. 28.

Find the venue here. For more information click here.

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