Ho Chi Minh City is one of the best cities in Asia for a dose of culture, but it also leads as one of the best spots in Asia for nightlife and live music. During the summer months, Ho Chi Minh City lights up for some of the summer’s best events and festivals, and many deserve a place in your travel to-do list. Heading to Ho Chi Minh City this summer? Find out what events should be on your to-do list along your journey in Vietnam.


Looking for events during August & September in 2015? Stay tuned for a new blog post coming soon!

1 World Music Festival pre-party

1 World Music Festival

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When: 3/8

Where: Rooftop AB Tower, 76A Le Lai st., District 1

Cost: Unknown

The first “1 World Music Festival” is going to take place in Singapore on 20th and 21st of September. Chill Skybar is going to participate in this event by hosting a pre-party on Saturday, 3rd of August 2013. Chill Skybar is one of the few selected among the best clubs and night life venues in Asia to be a part of the pre-party tour. DJ Scotto and DJ Nicole Chen will perform at the event.

Buffalo Tours review: 

Fun is all this event is about! If you enjoy this night, consider going to Singapore for the 1 World Music Festival as many world famous artists are going to be there, such as Snoop Dogg, Tinie Tempah, Far East Movement and the Cataracs.

Chuong Trinh Giai Dieu Mua Thu 2013

Giai Dieu Mua Thu

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When: 16-22/8, 7pm

Where: Municipal Theatre of Ho Chi Minh City, 7 Cong truong Lam Son, District 1

Cost: unknown

Chuong Trinh Giai Dieu Mua Thu 2013 (Autumn Melody 2013) will take place from August 16th to 22nd at the Municipal Theatre of HCMC, with seven consecutive nights of orchestral performances. The show has taken place every year for 8 years and has improved gradually every year in artistic quality.

Buffalo Tours review:

Seven consecutive nights of classical music – go to one, if you enjoy it, you can always enjoy it again up to six times!


Park Hyatt Saigon’s Gourmand Guild Dinner Series

When: 14/8, 7pm

Where: Square One Restaurant, 2 Lam Son Square, District 1

Cost: 2,080,000 VND per person

Park Hyatt Saigon is launching an innovative monthly dinner series for epicurean connoisseurs to meet and share their passion for food and wine. Each month, a new event will be announce to create the ultimate dining experience.

Limited seating.

Buffalo Tours review: 

Enjoy food at its best – a place where you can fully enjoy the beauty of cuisine that you may have lost some time ago when dining has become something only just to satisfy your daily needs.


Auscham Intergalactic Ball 2013

When: 21/9, 7pm

Where: InterContinential Asiana Saigon, Corner Hai Ba Trung st. & Le Duan bld., District 1

Cost: 3,165,000 VND per person or 31,650,000 VND for a table of 10

Join the ball on the evening of 21st September at the InterContinential Asiana Saigon for a 5-star space-tacular experience including dinner, drinks and dancing. A live band and DJ will keep the crowd moving until the early hours. There will be a charitable aspect to the evening with processes from the auction to be donated to a nominated charity. Costumes or sparkly black tie is preferred to be worn on the night.

Buffalo Tours review: 

This night is guaranteed a night you will never forget. Dance the night away!

BBGV 13th Annual Fun Run For Charity

When: 29/9, 7am

Where: The Crescent, Ton Dat Tien, Phu My Hung, District 7

Cost: unknown

This is a fun and a great opportunity for team building, and being able to raise money for needy people in Vietnam at the same time. Last year the event raised almost 800 million VND with over 7,800 participants. Team registration from 3rd September 2013.

Buffalo Tours review: 

A wonderful charitable, healthy and friendly event with opportunity for teamwork.


Paeonia Dream

When: 4/8

Where: Phuong My Flagship Store, 81 Le Thanh Ton, District 1

Cost: unknown

‘Paeonia Dream: Le Hoang Bich Phuong’ is the inaugural exhibition launching ‘San Art Productions x Phuong My’ in Ho Chi Minh City – connecting the local cultural community through fashion and contemporary art.

Buffalo Tours review:

One of the first collaborations in Vietnam that connects talents and interests between fashion and contemporary art – recommended for fashion and art lovers with an enthusiasm for creativity!


Summer For Art Project

When: 5/8 til end of September

Where: An Binh Gallery, floor 2, Crescent Mall, Phu My Hung, 101 Ton Dat Tien, District 7

Solo exhibition from artist from Baguio, Philippines: Roger Rishab Tibon.

Buffalo Tours review:

Art exhibition – suitable for art lovers.

Interested in joining these events but still look for further information? Already been to one of these and have a great review to share with us? Just drop Buffalo Tours Saigon experts an email at marketing@buffalotours.com or visit our website. We’d love to hear from you!


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