Painting by: Abu Fofana
It’s the first weekend in February, so its only right we ring in the month of love with our love for enjoyment. Although the peak event season of the Liberian Dry Season came to an end along with the holiday season, the enjoyment did not end with it. In fact, many hot spots around Monrovia are becoming more consistent in the variety of fun they provide. From daily happy hours, to special guest DJs and Sunday funday brunches, here are all the major events happening around Monrovia to help you start and end your weekend the real pro-poor way.
Rooftop Playlist and Cocktails with Philimena
Join popular Liberian Vlogger, Philimena of philimena.com at the rooftop bar atop The Livingroom Friday evening for some specialty cocktails, and an eclectic playlist to get you in the perfect mood for the weekend.
Happy Hour Fusion at Fuzion D’Afrique
There’s a reason all of your favorite influencers are raving about Fuzion D’Afrique’s weekdays happy hour. Start your weekend energetic and hang out with your favorite it-girls for happy hour from 5-7 PM, and enjoy some discounted drinks, a specialty menu, and so much more.
Book Chat with Author, Lekpele Nyamalon
Thinking of a more informative way to spend your Friday happy hour? Join Lekpele Nyamalon for a chat on his book, Scary Dreams, about healing past the impacts of the Liberian civil war.
Day Party Cookout at The Lounge
Thought the Monrovia day parties ended with the holiday season? Think again! Happening at The Lounge on Saturday is the perfect day party reminiscent of your best college party memory. Join your favorite it-girls/guys of Monrovia for a fun-filled Saturday that won’t keep you from missing church on Sunday.
Busy Saturday at Queens Night Club
If you are more of a night owl than a daytime drinker, be sure to join it-girl Natasha Smith along with some special guest celebs at Queens Night Club. Why party like stars when you can party with them?!
Palm Wine and Paint
Gather your friends and inspire the artists in you while sipping on some sweet palm wine on Sunday with popular fine artist, Brima Wolobah. The Palm wine and paint event is a play on sip and paint, which is usually a great idea for dates, or bonding with friends or family. Any activity that involves sipping on some sweet organic palm wine isn’t one you want to miss.
Brunch at The Capital Room
The days of having to wake up at uncomfortably early hours on Sunday morning to cook is over now that the country is loving the excitement of brunch. Celebrate with your friends and family after church at the Capital Room, while enjoying some delicious food options. Did we mention the view atop their new rooftop deck?!
Super Bowl Sunday Fuzion
Whether you are a fan of American football, or are simply looking for a place to gather on Sunday night, let Fuzion D’Afrique’s superbowl watch party be your go-to to enjoy discounted food/drinks, and enjoy the biggest night in American sports.
So there you have it. Our roundup of some of the most exciting events happening around Monrovia this weekend. Enjoy for us, and tell them the Koloqua Dialogues sent you.
See you next week! 🙂