Any tourist craving for night life satisfaction, Uganda is the best place for you to be. Uganda is a country with the most welcoming and friendliest people in the East African region. Ugandans are both party animals and hard working individuals. There are very many activities you can do at night in Kampala (Capital City of Uganda) and Entebbe.
Throughout East Africa, Kampala is known for its nightlife, which ranges from laid-back bars to super clubs. Experience the best of Kampala’s party scene. Party like a local – with the locals and it will be the best experience ever.
Kampala is the vibrant capital of Uganda giving the Big Apple a run for its money. You’ll be sleeping in your shoes with locals partying at all hours. The venues will stay open as long as customers are still drinking and in all places. Wine bars in parking lots, pubs full of European and American expats, pub-club hybrids with dance floors and pool tables, even Euro-style nightclubs with light shows. No matter the venue, the music is thumping: a mix of dancehall, East African, South African, and Nigerian music, with some international pop thrown in for good measure.
These are some of the activities you can participate in;
These shows are in Kampala and are available weekly. For example Comedy store managed by Alex Muhangi. Comedy Store Uganda, is a weekly live stand-up comedy. This show was started in 2016 by comedian Alex Muhangi who is also the host since the show’s inception. The show is recorded on Thursdays at UMA Exhibition Hall Lugogo in Kampala and airs Tuesdays on NTV Uganda.
Fun Factory Uganda is a Ugandan entertainment company based in Kampala. It was started in 2010, with its flagship product being sketch comedy. It also has branched into television shows and event management. Fun Factory Stuff’s cast are trained at Makerere University School of Liberal and Performing Arts. These are some of the places you can go and have fun at night.
Theaters like Labonita, is home to East Africa’s number one stage & drama actors.
- Night Clubbing
This activity of nightclubbing is for having fun all night long. In Kampala and Entebbe, its enjoyment after enjoyment with all generation types but especially the youth, vibrant and friendly people.
The list of bars are endless in Kampala and Entebbe, these have something special for every individual to enjoy. So it is up to you to find which one you are comfortable with. The most famous places with lots of clubs are Bugoloobi, Industrial area and Acacia Avenue. Some of these bars include; Thrones, The Vault, The Mango Groove, Banana bar and The Alchemist in Bugoloobi. Bike Mike’s, Cask Lounge, The wink, Casablanca etc in Acacia Avenue. Club Play, Club Gurvnor, Club Silk and Club Play in Industrial area. Street Club, Night Riders among others in Entebbe.
- Night Local Football Matches
If you enjoy football or you are simply looking to experience the Ugandan way of enjoying footie, then look no further. Look out for football games happening in the evening hours. Enjoy the game while you join in on the chanting with the locals. It is an exciting and wonderful experience.
- Movie Nights
There are many cinemas in Kampala, where you can enjoy a movie at night for example; Century Cinemax, Ham Cinemax, Numax in Entebbe among others.
Please note the following before going for a night out in Kampala;
Cost of drinks will vary depending of the place or venue you go to.
Security is tight at Kampala venues, expect to go through the checks.
Ugandans party all night long. Do not expect the party to stop, you leave at your own time.
After your Safari, Ganyana Safaris can take take tou to have some fun in Kampala or Entebbe.