We fully support a tropical holiday spent lounging on the beach or splashing around in the private pool of your villa. However, if you want to get a first-hand glimpse of the culture of Bali, consider lining up your holiday with the events and festivals taking place here. From music and culture to food and parties, there’s no dearth of options to make your holiday more exciting.
Nusa Dua Light Festival | June-July 2019
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A 2-month extravaganza, the Nusa Dua Light Festival is a visual treat like no other. Held in June and July, people from all over Bali head to Nusa Dua during the evening to enjoy the sights.
Pesta Kesenian Bali | June-July 2019
Celebrated in Denpasar, this festival brings together everything fantastic about Bali. Deep dive into the culture and enjoy the traditional dance performances, cuisine, art and fashion.
Bali International Kite Festival | 15-18 August 2019
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A blue sky dotted with colourful kites dancing in the wind on a breezy day is the kind of sight that lifts the spirits. Head to serene Sanur to witness various teams flying gigantic kites to ask the Gods to bless the island with an abundant harvest.
Ubud Writers & Readers Festival | 23 and 27 October 2019
Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, a favourite in the literary circle of Southeast Asia will be held between 23 and 27 October 2019.
Christmas | 25 December
New Year Eve | 31 December
Bali is westernised in many ways and Christmas and New Year are celebrated with the same giddy excitement as anywhere else in the world. From elaborate Christmas dinners to fireworks at 12 am on the beach, there’s very little wanting from an end of year party in the Island of Gods.
Denpasar Festival held | 28 – 31 December 2019
Witness creativity at its best at Denpasar during this community event. The mask parade is an exceptional sighting and cannot be missed. The exciting itinerary also consists of traditional art performances, handicraft exhibition, culinary festival and more.
Pemuteran Bay Festival
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Having been awarded a whopping 22 times by the National and International community, Pemuteran Bay Festival is a jaw-dropping art marine festival. When attending the event, you can look forward to a really rich experience of the village and the efforts taken to conserve the coral making it an excellent diving site. The events include underwater art parade, live bands, yoga workshops on the beach, culinary feasts, larger-than-life art installations, Gebug Ende ritual performance, and art and fishing contests.
We can Help 🙂
Contact our helpful reservations team beforehand to know about popular events and festivals. You can also check with us after you’ve checked in for some exciting cultural events taking place around you. For a change of pace and to take in the Bali culture, visit Ubud. We help our guests with well-planned itineraries complete with a private air-conditioned car and driver. We also think lounging in your private pool under frangipani leaves is an item you should tick off your list!