Saigon weekend: what to do and where to go


Saigon Weekend Adventures

LOCO Art Market Saigon has a vibrant arts and culture scene, and LOCO Art Market is one place that proudly showcases this.

Event Theme and Timing “Len lop” or “moving up to a new class” is the theme for this school-year commencement event. Starting on Friday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., and continuing on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., this event promises to engulf visitors in a school-themed atmosphere.

Venue and Pricing The market is located at Thao Dien Pearl, 12 Quoc Huong Street, Thao Dien Ward, Thu Duc City. A minimal entry fee of VND20,000 (85 cents) promises a day filled with unique and local artworks.

“Nostalgia” Dining Event For those with a palate for refined tastes, the “Nostalgia” dining event is a must-visit.

Culinary Collaboration The collaborative effort between Nous and An’s Saigon, both Michelin recognized, promises to tantalize your taste buds with a fusion of progressive Vietnamese cuisine and contemporary interpretations.

Event Details and Venue Booking in advance is essential for this exclusive dining experience, beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, located at Nous on the 1st Floor at 42Bis Ly Tu Trong, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1.

Ravioli Workshop for Kids Let your kids embrace their inner chef at the Ravioli workshop by La Haye Kitchen & Bar.

Workshop Features Designed for children above 3 years, the event gives them the chance to craft ravioli. They will also enjoy a drink, a participation certificate, and a VND300,000 voucher for future use.

Time, Location, and Pricing Held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Sunday at La Haye – Metropole, 20 Nguyen Thien Thanh Street, Thu Thiem Ward, Thu Duc City, with an admission of VND300,000 ($12.50).

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Sign Language Workshop Communication is key, and what better way to expand your horizons than by learning sign language?

Importance and Misconceptions This workshop demystifies sign language, highlighting its complexity and variations.

Registration and Venue Participation requires a fee of VND300,000 ($12.65) and can be paid at the CHANCE Charity Shop, ShopHouse A106, Hoang Anh Riverview, 37 Nguyen Van Huong Street, Thao Dien Ward, District 2.

Basilico Night Brunch For lovers of Italian cuisine, this is a can’t-miss event.

An Italian Food Extravaganza Indulge in delectable Italian favorites every second Friday of the month, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Pricing and Member Discounts Priced at VND795,000 ($33.50) per guest with an additional drink package option for VND500,000 ($21.06). IHG One Rewards members enjoy a 20% discount.

Saigon Beer Fest 2023 Round off your weekend with a chill beer festival at Saigon Outcast.

Beer Brands and Entertainment Sample beers from local brands like Furbrew, Steersman, 7 Bridges, and more.

Entry Fee and Location For an entry fee of VND80,000 ($3.50), immerse yourself in a bubbly experience at Saigon Outcast 188/1 Nguyen Van Huong Street, Thao Dien Ward, Thu Duc City.

Conclusion Saigon is teeming with experiences waiting to be explored. Whether you’re an art enthusiast, a foodie, or just looking for a memorable weekend, Saigon has something tailored for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Is pre-booking required for all the events? Pre-booking is advised for the “Nostalgia” dining event and the ravioli workshop.
  2. Are there age restrictions for the ravioli workshop? Yes, it’s designed for kids over 3 years old.
  3. Is the LOCO Art Market a recurrent event? While LOCO Art Market hosts events frequently, the themes change, so it’s best to keep an eye on their announcements.
  4. Do all events have an entry fee? Most events have an entry or participation fee. It’s best to check the event details.
  5. How can one avail the IHG One Rewards members’ discount at Basilico Night Brunch? By showing your IHG One Rewards membership at the time of payment.