Make the most of that long awaited, sweet downtime with our guide to the weekend's best events and activities in Lviv. From our selection of the hottest gigs to the snazziest exhibitions and fun festivals plan your 48 hours of upcoming weekend right now.
«Rantka» in Ukrainian means to meet for coffee or spend some downtime together. Rantka Fest is a festival for the whole family. There are lots of different fun activities announced, such as masterclasses and quests for kids, kids’-friendly menu degustation and exciting contests. There will be live bands performing on the main stage. All the activities at the festival are free. For more information check Rantka Fest Facebook Event page.
Where: Park of Culture, Lviv.
When: 29-31 July, 2016.
Copious amounts of fruity wine and delicious food could be found this Friday night at Yellow Donkey falafel bar. There will be over 10 variations of sangria mixed by professional sommelier that will make you understand the true meaning of «thanks God it’s Friday» saying. More on the Sangria Party Facebook Page event page
Where: 10, Staroyevreyska street, Lviv. Yellow Donkey Falafel Bar
When: July 29th, 2016 7PM
ENGLISH MOVIES NIGHT
Summer might be a time for endless festivals and parties, but if you are into some relaxed time watching your favorite movie in a cozy atmosphere with a mug of cocoa, Come In Cafe in Lviv offers English Movies Nights. Check the schedule and list of movie on their Facebook page.
Where: 3, Krushelnytska street, Lviv. Come In Cafe
When: July 30th, 5 PM
FUTURE SOUNDS OF LVIV (Rooftop)
Join the Lviv party crowd for eight hours of funk, soul and disco sweetness on the lush Partyfonep Club roof terrace this Saturday night. Check the program and all the additional info on their Facebook event page.
Where: Soborna Square, Lviv. Roksolana Shopping Mall, Partyfone night club.
When: July 30th, 10 PM
VETERANS ART PROJECT
"Veterans" exhibition is a series of Second World War participants. These photos give the ambitious scale of the tragedy and influence of the Second World War to all the following generations. To create this project the photographer travelled to numerous counties worldwide to capture different aspects of life of war veterans in our days. This art project was featured in
Esquire, New Yorker, Washington Post, The Guardian and many other influential editorials.
Where: 35, Virmenska street, Lviv Dzyga Art Gallery
When: July 28th - August 11th.
#GANOK GARAGE SALE AND AFTERPARTY
Lviv’s most anticipated summer garage sale hosted by #Ganok creative group will be happening on Saturday, July 30th. This bazaar event is the perfect spin-off to the summer garage sales and pop-up shop festivals season in Lviv. As the event is hosted by gurus of party-throwing and fun-having - #Ganok creative group, all the visitors will be generously entertained by live bands and DJ-sets. For more detailed line-up check their Facebook event page.
When: July 30th, 2016, 11AM
Where: 31, Zavodska street, Lviv.
Tickets: UAH 30 Garage Sale, UAH 100 afterparty.
«SPECIAL ART» EXHIBITION
«Special Exhibition» showcases paintings created by special needs children from Lviv Region. It is aimed at showing the art talents of the creative children with special needs. About 80 children with special needs who have drawing and painting talents are participating in this «Special Exhibition» to show their art works.
Where: 17, Kopernyka street, Lviv. Art Palace.
When: July 28th - August 10th.