It’s a non-stop array of tantalising happenings all across Bali this October, from the third Ubud Artisan Market to international music veterans gracing the stages at trendy spots like OMNIA, Potato Head Beach Club, and Single Fin. You won’t want to miss the Super Moon party in conjunction with Akasha’s anniversary, or the new rendition of TEDxUbud either!

Night Moves with Joakim/Solar/Wale

Three music producers will be joining forces behind the deck at Potato Head Beach Club this Friday, so make your way to Night Moves with Joakim, Solar and Wale. French DJ, producer and classically trained pianist Joakim will be playing his unconventional-structured experimental tunes as San Francisco-bred DJ Solar joins in with his bold electrifying music that’s a combination between techno, disco, house and punk. For the hat-trick, Jakarta-based DJ Wale – who’s also an official Discouture crew – will spin cool beats of house, Balearic and disco sounds.

When: Friday, 4 October 2019

Where: Potato Head Beach Club, Seminyak

Entry: Free entry, see here for more information

The 3rd Ubud Artisan Market

Who wouldn’t enjoy a little artisan market situation on a bright Sunday afternoon? Join Ubud Artisan Market this Sunday with their monthly event, featuring some of the best homemade fashion and edible products by local brands across the island and other parts of Indonesia. It’s the perfect opportunity for everyone to get noticed, connect with fellow makers and creatives, and share their passion for ethical production.

When: Sunday, 6 October 2019

Where: Taman Baca, Ubud

Entry: Free entry, see here for more information

Feel Good Fridays with Nelly

The biggest performance to grace OMNIA’s Feel Good Fridays this month, Grammy award-winning rapper Nelly will be rocking the cliffside beach club with his world-famous hits from his Billboard albums, with millions of records sold. Expect a day of energetic transitions as OMNIA’s resident DJs ease you into the party before cranking it up into the sunset as Nelly takes over the dance floor to make you shake your tail feather!

When: Friday, 11 October 2019

Where: OMNIA, Uluwatu

Entry: From IDR350,000, see here for more information

TEDxUbud 2019: Movement

Feeling worldly? Book your tickets to the eighth edition of the widely anticipated TEDxUbud 2019 and experience a journey of storytelling, innovation, learning, and change. With this year’s theme of Movement, the educational event will celebrate the constant shifts, changes and growths in the world, as well as people’s inspiring ideas and stories. Stay tuned for more details on the programme line-up and speakers involved.

When: Saturday, 12 October 2019

Where: Setia Darma House Of Mask And Puppets, Ubud

Entry: US$95, see here for more information

Yolanda Be Cool at Mrs Sippy

Bondi duo Sylvester Martinez and Johnson Peterson, a.k.a Yolanda Be Cool, will be rocking a decadent pool party in Bali this October. Book your daybed at the acclaimed Mrs Sippy pool club and dance to the tunes from their EP releases, including the popular tracks Space Jam and Chillimanjaro. Sharing the deck as well are Bali’s hottest DJs Kaiser Waldon, DisCrow, and Scotty Cal.

When: Saturday, 12 October 2019

Where: Mrs Sippy Bali, Seminyak

Entry: IDR150,000, see here for more information

SuperMoon Conscious Party x Akasha Anniversary

A sacred journey into the heart of the full moon awaits with this gathering to awaken your soul. SuperMoon Conscious Party invites you to the enchanting main stage of Akasha Villa for two and a half hours of seductive live beats by Hoda Fadel, a sound healing meditation session with Crywolf and Ronit, and an ecstatic dance circle. Shuttle service is provided from Pura Dalem Puri and Bintang Supermarket from 4.30pm, so there’s no excuse not to go!

When: Saturday, 12 October 2019

Where: Akasha, Ubud

Entry: IDR155,000, see here for more information

Katchafire at Single Fin

Global roots reggae phenomenon KATCHAFIRE is putting up a very special show at Single Fin, making their way down all the way from Kirikiriroa in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Expect pure classic sounds of authentic reggae as the all-Maori band celebrates their 20 years of existence and the launch of their fifth studio release, Legacy. Boogie down to their big hits and sing along at Uluwatu’s favorite Sunday destination.

When: Sunday, 13 October 2019

Where: Single Fin, Uluwatu

Entry: IDR250,000, see here for more information

Modern Woman Festival Bali 2019

Calling all women! There’s a three-day festival in the form of intense pampering, workshops, and wellness treats that every modern woman need coming your way. In collaboration with NewEarth Haven and Wake Up and Roar, the Modern Woman Festival sees everything from mani-pedis and massages to aromatherapy baths, private sessions with a diet coach, tarot card readers, daily relaxation ceremonies, and a variety of performances. Oh, how does an all-women art exhibition sound?

When: Sunday, 20 October 2019

Where: NewEarth Haven, Ubud

Entry: IDR555,000 (daily ticket), IDR1,300,000 (3-day pass), see here for more information

Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2019

An annual pilgrimage for lovers of literature and cross-culture dialogues, the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF) is back with their 15th edition along with some of the world’s most powerful voices – think a melting pot of artists, authors, thinkers, and performers. Don’t miss out on the raving bazaar, music performances, and hand-on workshops at Taman Festival Ubud throughout the five days, and stay tuned on their website for the full lineup of UWRF’s literary seminars, workshops, and events.

When: Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Where: Taman Festival, Ubud

Entry: From IDR250,000 for a daily ticket, see here for more information

5-Day Permaculture Immersion Program by East Bali Immersion

Visit the home of East Bali Immersion in the volcanic foothills of Mt. Agung for a five-day immersive journey into the fundamentals of Permaculture Design. In partnership with Woven Earth and Tri Hita Karana Bali, this program is inclusive of full-board communal accommodation at East Bali Immersion’s Eco-Lodge, permaculture workshops on organic gardening basics, soil building, agroforestry, sustainable water systems, and many more.

When: Friday, 25 October 2019

Where: East Bali Immersion Eco-Lodge, Tianyar

Entry: From US$350 per person (half price for Indonesians), see here for more information