Events

Top Choice Literature in Ubud

Ubud Writers & Readers Festival

Southeast Asia's major literary event brings together writers and readers from around the world in a five-day celebration of writing – especially writing that touches on Bali. A major event on the Ubud calendar.
Top Choice Performing Arts in Denpasar

Bali Arts Festival

This annual festival, based at Taman Wedhi Budaya arts centre, is an easy way to see a wide variety of traditional dance, music and crafts. The productions of the Ramayana and Mahabharata ballets are grand and the o…
Top Choice Dance in Ubud

Bali Spirit Festival

A popular yoga, dance and music festival from the people behind the Yoga Barn, a local yoga hub. There are hundreds of workshops and concerts, plus a market and more.
Cultural in Tenganan

Usaba Sambah Festival

This month-long festival honouring the gods and ancestors is held every Sasih Kalima (the fifth month on the Balinese calendar). A contest of perang pandan (traditional Balinese ritual combat using clubs made of pan…
Music in Ubud

Ubud Village Jazz Festival

First staged in 2013, this annual two-day jazz festival is staged at the Agung Rai Museum of Art (ARMA) and features an international line-up of performers.
Food & Drink in Ubud

Ubud Food Festival

Diverse and delicious Indonesian cuisine takes centre stage at this three-day foodie festival. Events include cooking demonstrations, workshops, forums, markets, food tours and film screenings.
Food & Drink in Ubud

Bali Vegan Festival

Aiming to inspire converts to the vegan lifestyle, this three-day festival includes talks, cooking demonstrations, workshops and films staged at the Paradiso cinema and in the events pavilion of the Taksu Spa. A sec…
Sports in Amed & the Far East Coast

Deepweek Festival

Organised by champion freediver Adam Stern and involving world-record holder Alexey Molchanov, this hybrid course and festival is the world's largest freediving get-together. Hosted by Apneista, it is run a few time…