Make the most of that long awaited, sweet downtime with our guide to the weekend best events and activities in Lviv. Plan your 48 hours of upcoming weekend right now with our selection of the hottest gigs to the snazziest exhibitions and fun festivals.
Disco Night at #Ganok
Photo: Ganok Facebook Page
Another of Lviv’s most popular summer parties hosted by #Ganok creative group will be happening on Saturday, August 13th. 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.
When: August 13th, 2016, 10 PM
Where: 31, Zavodska street, Lviv.
Entrance fee: UAH 100.
Lake Stories Party at Voodoo wake park
Photo: Voodoo Facebook Page
Voodoo wake park is hosting day-time party at the beach. Feel the thrill of wake boarding riding the waters of little cozy lake and chill to some electronic-music from best Lviv DJs with ice-cold drink after in the Voodoo wake park.
When: August 14th, 2016, 10 AM - 10 PM
Address: 15, Plyazhna street, Bryukhovychi, Lviv.
Read: Voodoo wakeboarding park in Lviv
Perseid Meteor Shower Watch
It's almost time for one of the best nighttime celestial shows of the year — the Perseid meteor shower, a spectacular array of shooting stars that is expected to peak late Thursday night and early Friday morning (Aug. 11 and 12). Lviv observatory is hosting a special meteor shower watch event with experienced astronomer Andriy Belinskyy. Skywatchers don't need any special equipment to watch the Perseids, except comfortable blanket and a mug of hot tea or coffee. This year the show will be even more stunning, with as many as 200 visible meteors per hour during its peak.
When: August 13th, 2016
Where: Lviv Astronomy Observatory, Likarska street (Nova street), Bryukhovychi, Lviv.
“Easy Rider” (1969) at Rooftop Cinema at Lviv Film Center
Enjoy the rooftop views over the city and catch a movie while you're at the original outdoor cinema. Lviv Film Center (LFC) has taken the art of outdoor cinema to the whole new level by offering comfy lounge or bean bag chairs and warm blankets to cozy you up for your favorite movie. On August 12th, LFC offers you “Easy Rider” (1969), the all-American classic movie about two counterculture bikers travel from Los Angeles to New Orleans in search of America.
When: August 12th, 2016, 10 PM
Address: 14A, Volodymyra Velykoho street, Lviv.
Read: Rooftop Cinema at Lviv Film Center
Mykhailo Demtsiu Exhibition in Lviv
Art critics call Mykhailo Demtsiu one of the most famous and the most expensive artists of Ukraine. At the exhibition in Green Sofa art gallery visitors will have a chance to see works which will be presented for the first time as well as those ones that have been created during recent years. There will be many Carpathian, seaside landscapes and portraits in oil as well as large-sized watercolors, the new technique Demtsiu uses for creation of his masterpieces.
When: August 9 - August 28, 2016.
Address: 7, Virmenska street, Lviv.
“The Untouchables” (1987) at Lviv Outdoor Summer Cinema
Cinema under the starry sky is a highlight in every summer. Take a blanket and sandwiches with you to enjoy warm summer night on park’s green lawn while watching American movie classics.
The critics and public agree that Brian De Palma's The Untouchables is a must-see masterpiece - glorious, fierce, larger-than-life depiction of the mob warlord who ruled Prohibition-era Chicago... and the law enforcer who vowed to bring him down. This classic confrontation between good and evil and stars Kevin Costner as federal agent Eliot Ness, Robert De Niro as gangland kingpin Al Capone and Sean Connery as Malone, the cop who teaches Ness how to beat the mob: shoot fast and shoot first.
When: August 13, 2016
Where: Park of Culture central lawn, Lviv
Read: Lviv Outdoor Summer Cinema
ALARM Graffiti festival in Lviv
Alarm Graffiti festival will take place in Lviv on August 13th - 14th, 2016. This is a second time this festival will be happening in Lviv. This festival carries an important community interest mission to provide an accessible platform for artists of all levels and backgrounds to produce, exhibit and engage with the artistic community. Alarm Graffiti Festival aim is to educate, empower and inspire younger people across Ukraine, to unlock their hidden potential and participate in the regeneration and development of their local area, whilst improving well-being.
Address: Vynnytsya street, Lviv.
When: August 13th - August 14th, 2016
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.
Karting at Arena Lviv
Looking for a diverse challenge in the quickest karts in the region? The karting track at Arena Lviv gives to you a platform for endless fun. A fun weekend should always include some super competitive go-kart racing! Come to Arena Lviv Karting Track for the perfect adrenaline fuel.
Address: 199, Struyska street, Lviv. Arena Lviv Stadium
When: Friday to Sunday 11 AM - 09 PM
Don’t waste time on your summer weekends, «Destinations» offers you a list of exciting activities and events happening in Lviv on August 13 th and 14th.