Actvities You Can Enjoy With N5,000 This New Year

There are only a couple of days left until the whole world celebrates New Year 2019. Whether you have plans with your family or you are completely open to anything new this New Year’s Eve, here is how to celebrate this wonderful day with less than ₦5,000!

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1. National Museum

If, like thousands of Nigerians, you have been putting off the visit to one of the most popular cultural landmarks in Lagos, now is the best time to do it! For a very reasonable admission price, which starts at ₦300, you will be able to see an endless variety of historic and natural artefacts that will broaden your knowledge of your home country.

New Year activities in Lagos

2. Unplug And Play 1.0

If you want to spend the whole day of December 29 chilling, meeting new people, and listening to fabulous music, make sure to sign up for the Unplug And Play event!

For just ₦5000 per person, you will get an admission ticket to a day of games, networking, karaoke, amazing food and drinks, and even a boat cruise! This is your ultimate chance to say goodbye to 2018 in style.

New Year activities in Lagos

3. Lekki Leisure Lake

For a day filled with the thrill of water activities, make sure to book a ride to the Lekki Leisure Lake. This will be an exciting day for the whole family: whether you want to enjoy the zip line, get a jet ski experience, or simply enjoy the serenity of water, you can do it all at the Leisure Lake.

Once you’re done with the activities, you can treat yourself to some delicious food. There are plenty of food vendors in the area, but if you want a truly memorable eating experience, try the famous Lekki Leisure Lake barbecue!

New Year activities in Lagos

4. Blk 20 End of Year Celebration

If you’re looking for a truly authentic New Year experience, make sure to visit the party in Surulere, Lagos, on January 1, 2019! This is a street party organized by a local community that welcomes both kids and adults.

The Blk 20 celebration will be held for the third time in a row. It was founded as a way to reduce crime and illicit activity among the local youth, but now it’s a chance for the whole community and guests to come together and rejoyce.

New Year activities in Lagos

5. Restaurant countdown parties

In case you’re not looking for any cultural programme this New Year’s Eve and simply want to enjoy the company of your family and friends in a nice setting and count down the New Year together, you’re definitely going to like one of the countdown parties in Lagos restaurants.

This year over a dozen of Lagos restaurants will welcome guests for the countdown event. The restaurants range from budget eateries to fine dining places that will impress you with the food and design. This year you can count down to 2019 in the following locations:

  • Mama Cass in Ikeja
  • Debonair’s Pizza in Victoria Island
  • Terra Kulture (restaurant + art gallery)
  • Thistle Bar & Restaurant
  • Goodies Restaurant in Victoria Island
  • Yellow Chili (fried snails are a must-try)
  • Bungalow Restaurant in Ikeja and Victoria Island
  • Le Saison
  • Cactus
  • Whitehouse in Yaba

And the list doesn’t end there! Numerous other restaurants and dozens of popular Lagos hotels will host their own New Year 2019 parties, which means there is a good chance a fun and inexpensive event will be hosted at your nearest establishment!

New Year activities in Lagos

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My name is Inna. I am a content writer with an English and literature background. As a mother of a 4-year old son, I love learning about children’s health and development, as well as finding new interesting toys and activities for my little one. I am also in love with all things tech and always keep my finger on the pulse of new smartphone and gadget releases. Another big passion of mine is beauty and makeup – every day I read about new trends in skin care and makeup and always look forward to trying them. Plus, I love pop culture, travelling, crafts, and anything that can make our daily life more thrilling!