December, the last month of the year, is usually filled with events, concerts and fun activities.

The biggest and most popular events are strategically scheduled to take place during the holiday season, so as to ensure maximum attendance.

If you are in Nigeria this December, here are 10 events you should look out for.

Art meets design exhibition

Arts meets Design is an event where Nigerian Art and Scandinavian Design will come together for an amazing exhibition.

The exhibition will be open to the general public from Monday, November 28 to Sunday, December 11.

The venue is Red door gallery, Victoria Island, Lagos.


Heartbeat: A New Beginning is a brainchild of Lufodo Productions, the stage and film production company of Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva.

According to the producers, Heartbeat tells a story of a well-known homeless shelter, Grace House, and how its residents must come together despite their personal differences to fight an ongoing battle within their local administrative division, or else lose ownership of the only place they call home.

Heartbeat is showing from November 10 to December 18 at Agip Recital Hall, Muson Centre, Lagos.

Calabar carnival

The celebration of creativity and culture is an annual weeklong festival in Cross River state.

It is an elaborate festival that records attendance from all over the world.

Lagos Countdown

Lagos Countdown is an all-night music concert which marks the crossover from one year to the next – with performances from some of Nigeria’s biggest artistes.


The third edition of Olamide Live in Concert, tagged ‘Beast Mode III’, will take place December 26, at Eko Convention Centre, Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos.

Cocktails & Dresses

It is a biannual event that promotes the very best of African designs and to greatly increase visibility to the fashion, retail and e-commerce industries in Africa.

African shoppers, celebrities, fashion designers and enthusiasts will on Sunday, December 11, converge at the Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.

COPA Lagos 2016

It is an annual global beach soccer tournament organised by Kinetic Sports.

The 2016 edition will hold December 11 at Eko Atlantic City.

COPA Lagos features a combination of sports, music, dance, fashion and celebrity entertainment.

Afropolitan vibes music festival

Afropolitan vibes is set to hold its first-ever music festival after nearly four years, 43 editions and over 150 guest artists.

The music festival (two consecutive evenings of live music featuring lots of guest artists) will hold from December 16-17.

Rhythm Unplugged

The 12th edition of Rhythm Unplugged will take place Friday, December 23 at the Eko Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Rhythm Unplugged, which ranks among Nigeria’s popular music concerts, will have performances by P-Square, Wizkid, Olamide, Davido, Tekno, Falz, Kiss Daniel, Reekado Banks, Korede Bello, Runtown, Omawumi, Waje, Sheyi Shay, Koker and Lola Rae.

Eleko Motor Race

Car racers should prepare to attend an exhilarating racing event covering 23 kilometres of hand selected back-roads.

Holding on December 17 at Eleko Beach, Lagos, Lekki; the event will also include VIP parties.

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