10 Fun Things And Activities To Do In Lagos

1. Ride horses at Oniru Private Beach

The Atlantic Ocean overlooks this ideal destination for fun seeking people with little money for quality experience. There are horses to ride, spaces for a romantic getaway and a free Atlantic Ocean to swim around for the daring people which is quite save.

2. Get a feel of the Kalakuta Republic Museum

Kalakuta Museum used to be the home of Fela Kuti back in the days. It was once his revolutionary headquarters that has become a museum. Walk inside this house and experience everything that the legendary musician did while on earth during his time, the place is breathtaking and unique from seeing some of his great works

3. Feel the vibe at the Jazzhole

If you love reading, or a music and African artworks person, this is a perfect haven for you. This is one of the places where you can buy cheap antiques. Quite cheap and you still get some amazing books or African antiques.

4. Beautiful seaside atmosphere at the Lekki Leisure Lake

Lekki Leisure Lake, a lake-side resort overlooking the Atlantic ocean is one of the fun places to visit in Lagos, with numerous recreational activities such as jet skiing, quad biking, pedal boat riding etc. The lake offers a whole bunch of water activities that will delight everyone looking for fun-filled holidays or weekends.

5. Experience the New Afrika Shrine

The New Afrika Shrine is an entertainment sanctuary, a place to catch real fun. The famous kids of Fela have transformed this place to be an attraction centre. You can visit the shrine on Thursday night for a free show with Femi Kuti. Similarly, on the last Saturdays of the month, Seun Kuti, the last of the Fela’s boys does his thing on stage.

6. Freedom Park

Freedom Park is where fun lives! This is a park that is filled with an open air stage, museum, amphitheatre and Wole Soyinka Gallery. Most of the events that take place here are fee but the entrance fee is N200. The food and drinks at the park are very avoidable.

7. Box office movies at Silverbird Galleria

There is no better place to sit back and watch the latest box office movies in Lagos than the Silverbird Galleria in Lekki and Ikeja. You can see a movie for N1000 if you are a student while others pay standard N2000. You can even find as low as N500 during the week for students.

8. Experience culture and tradition at the National Arts Theatre

Situated in Iganmu is the beautiful edifice of the National Arts theatre, a home to Nigerian entertainment and culture preservation. The serene environment is spacious and it is a perfect place to be during the weekends and vacation for entertainment and relaxation.

9. University of Suya


Lagosians love their delicious Suya with pepperish spices. University of Suya, located in Allen Avenue, Ikeja offers succulent, tender and juicy barbecued meat, known as Suya.

10. Let’s go dancing at Salsa Lagos

The #Lagos #Afro #Latin #night weekend edition with @mrbuddysalsa and Dance & Art Alive team is always fun. More and more people are learning, come join us.

Lagos is truly a beautiful and vibrant city with a lot of side attractions across the city. The most stunning thing about this city is that it is not as expensive as it seems. There are still plenty of fun things to do around the city that won’t break the bank. With decent amount, you can get lost in fun in Nigeria’s largest urban city. We’re sure you are wondering how this is possible.

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