Weekend Update: Closing out May in Monrovia


Painting by Abu Fofana

As the early weeks of June approaches with great uncertainty in the Liberian economy and overall political environment, business owners and event planners are milking the most out of this last weekend in May. Ranging from grand events to small scale ones, the weekend is bringing a little something for everyone that they can enjoy and remember.

With the anticipated June 7th protest against the depleting economic situation in the country drawing nearer, business owners and concerned citizens are unsure what the next weekend will bring. And so, this is your opportunity to enjoy what the city has to offer until the uncertainty in the political environment calms, and things can return to business as usual. Continue below for a full guide to your pro-poor weekend in Monrovia, so eraytin can compress.

Major Happenings in Monrovia Nightlife


Plug In to the Movies

Photo from MTN Plug

Fridays are for movie dates, and MTN Plug has made it so affordable! Dial *231# on your MTN mobile device to plug in, then select PLUG FRIDAY to take full advantage of a special offer of HALF OFF your movie tickets at Silverbird Theater. This offer is just one of many discounts and free offers you can gain access to by plugging in to MTN Plug today! We’ve plugged in, and hope you will too!

Happy Hour Fuzion

Photo from Instagram/NatashaGSmith

Start your weekend fusion with Happy Hour at Fuzion D’Afrique. If you are in Monrovia and looking for a place to wind down the work week and wind up the weekend, head over to Fuzion D’Afrique. We all know Influencers know how to get the party started, so start your weekend here to fuse with stars like host, Natasha Smith. Who knows, you may just see us there too!

Montserrado Meats Lila Brown

Photo from Lila Brown

Calling all meat lovers to assemble at Lila Brown this Friday for a savory start to the weekend. In a well done collaboration with Monstserrado Meats, Lila Brown is grilling up some delicious treats that will leave you licking your fingers! Grab your friends to set the right foundation in your belly today at Lila Brown. The beers you will have later in the weekend will thank you for it.

Influential Black Party

Photo from the Liberian Influence

The Liberian Influence team is back in Liberia and want to enter with a black out! Take notes from LEC this Friday night and put on your best blackout outfit to welcome the influential team back to Liberia. Ezy Pain Comedy will be in the building too doing what he does best.


Sip, and Shop Monsio Couture

Photo from Monsio Couture

One of Liberia’s most trusted fashion houses, Monsio Couture, is giving you a chance to shop its latest collections at an unbeatable discount of 40% off ALL items! In these pro-poor times, da na small discount there ooh peepo! And did we mention they will be serving champagne?! You really can’t beat it, so be sure to start saving your lay one one dollar now so you can be ready by the time Saturday hits.

LYA Nominees Fashion Night Out!

Photo from the Liberty Young Achievers

The Liberty Young Achievers are not making its awards season lazy! This Saturday, they are kicking off the award week with a night of fashion and focus on all the nominees. Fashion’s Night Out was once one of the biggest nights in New York City, and Monrovia is taking a turn on the spectacular and renowned night out. Get your best outfits together now for a fun night of celebrations with all the LYA Awards nominees in preparation for the grand award night!

So that’s it! After all the partying and fun on Friday and Saturday, we think it’s only fair to allow yourselves the Sunday to rest. That’s what we will be doing anyway.

Until next weekend! 🙂

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