Fun Places in Accra, Ghana to Visit This Weekend
From Karaoke at The Woods to Outmosphere Festival, Accra is packed with places to have fun.
Gather your squad for some midweek karaoke, go Kizomba dancing at Afrikiko, or drive down to Prampram for Outmosphere Festival.
Whatever your choice of fun is, here is a list of places to visit this weekend in Accra, Ghana.
Karaoke at The Woods
The Woods is a bar and lounge located at Osu that features a cozy and charming space for events perfect for an intimate night out with your partner or a hangout with friends. On Thursday, The Woods will be hosting their Karaoke Night, and it’s the perfect excuse to sing covers of your favorite hits, while enjoying good food and drinks from The Woods’ delectable menu.
Date: Thursday, 1st June, 9pm
Venue: The Woods, OsuCost: Free
Kizomba Night at Afrikiko
Afrikiko is one of those must-visit places while in Accra. It’s a restaurant and bar well known for their midweek events—the most notable being their popular Kizomba dancing event hosted by Kizomba Ghana. Participate, learn, or just watch others dance the night away, led by an experienced Kizoma dance tutor.
Date: Thursday, 1st June, 7pm
Venue: AfrikikoCost: Free
Movies at Silverbird Cinemas
Silverbird Cinemas is West Africa's biggest cinema chain, with two locations in the premier malls of Accra. You can catch your favorite actors from Hollywood, Nollywood, and even Bollywood on the big screen, or watch local Ghanaian productions from top movie houses in the country. Box office hits like Fast X,Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, and The Little Mermaid are currently screening as well, so if you haven’t seen them yet Silverbird is the place.
Date: Friday 2nd June - Sunday 4th June, 10am – 9pm
Venue: Accra Mall, West Hills MallCost: Tickets starting from GHS50
Grand Opening of Mad Club
If you’re looking for a club event to go to this weekend, Mad Club Accra will be having its grand opening this Friday. On the bill to provide sounds is renowned Nigerian disk jockey and afrobeats hitmaker DJ Neptune, among others. Accra is a city that takes its nightlife seriously, so you can trust that Mad Club’s event will be an epic affair.
Date: Friday 2nd June, 12am
Venue: Mad Club, East Legon
Rooftop Sip & Paint
Sip & Paint Ghana will be hosting an event this Saturday, 3rd June. Participate in a fun painting class while enjoying complimentary wine, finger foods, and art supplies.
Date: Saturday, 3rd June, 8pm
Venue: Arrital Ghana, Airport ResidentialCost: GHS200
Pickup Soccer at Lizzy’s Sports Complex
Lizzy Sports Complex is an all-in-one sports facility comprising four top quality grass and astro turf soccer pitches, and other facilities including a swimming pool, a spacious lounge, a sports bar and grill. It was founded by renowned Ghanaian born French soccer player Marcel Desailly, and it’s the go-to location for friends who are looking to play a few quick games of five-aside pick up soccer.
Date: Saturday, 3rd June - Sunday 4th June, 9am-9pm
Venue: Lizzy Sports Complex, East LegonCost: Call to book
Wine Tasting at Vinakoper Wine Festival
For the wine lover, Vinakoper will be hosting the Vinakoper Wine Festival this weekend. Try out 15 different wines from Slovenia and participate in a wine tasting and pairing workshop, for an affordable flat rate.
Date: Saturday, 3rd June - Sunday, 4th June, 10am-11pm
Venue: Accra Polo Court
Cost: Tickets for GHS50
Outmosphere is an eco-friendly festival designed to empower and connect a generation of hybrid thinkers, self-starters and innovators with shared culture and passion for community driven agenda and creativity. The event is held at a different location each time, and this time around it’s taking place at Prampram, a coastal town 45 minutes away from Accra, known for its beautiful beaches and rich cultural heritage.
Date: Saturday, 3rd June - Sunday 4th June, 1pm-3am
Venue: Prampram, exact venue TBA
Cost: Tickets for GHS100-250