Events this week: October 28

Events in St Petersburg this week

Still looking for a Halloween party or a costume? This weekend, St Petersburg offers two special flea markets where you can  find your perfect costume. The first parties will start on Friday for the lovers of drum ‘n’ bass, and will continue throughout the whole weekend. Check out our selection of the best parties in town and much more. This week’s events curated by Francesca Visser.

28 October to 3 November

Event: World of Drumbass: Halloween
About: In celebration of Halloween, the A2 club will host once again one of the biggest drum‘n’bass festivals in town. This year the stage will host many international names like, TC, London Elektricity, Mind Vortex, Black Sun Empire, and Coca J. The second floor will be devoted to the Neuropunk festival with DJs from all over the country.
When: 28 October
Where:  A2 Club, 3, Medikov Avenue, St Petersburg, 197022
Price: 1200-2800 roubles
Language: –

Event: Mystery
About: Held in one of the residences of the Empress Maria Feodorovna, Mystery is touted  to be one of the most spectacular costume parties of this Halloween. Among the seven halls of the building, four of them will be filled with music for every taste; house, techno and electronic. Others will be devoted to audio-visual installations.
When: 29 October
Where: Mesto Vstretchi, 7, Kasanskaya ulitsa, St Petersburg, 191186
Price: 900 roubles
Language: –

Event: Halloween Rock Pub
About: Celebrate Halloween in your favourite rock bar in St Petersburg and enjoy a 25% discount on your drinks. You can choose among four different bars located in different parts of the city.
When: 28 October
Where: Find the four different locations here
Price: Free
Language: –

Event: Vegan Festival Autumn 2016
About: Start the early celebration of International Vegan Day (1 November). At the festival you can try delicious vegan dishes, and also exchange tips and recipes with like-minded vegans.
When: 29 October- 30 October
Where: Loft Project ETAGI, 74, Ligovsky prospekt, St Petersburg, 191040
Price: Free
Language: Russian

Event: Flea Market at Taiga
About: On Saturday, one of St Petersburg’s most famous creative spaces will become a flea market for the day. Also on the agenda are music, drinks and sandwiches.
When: 29 October
Where: Taiga, 20, Palace Embankment, St Petersburg, 191186
Price: Free
Language: Russian

Event: Booksale
About: Do you have books you want to get rid of? Clothes? On Sunday the fifth floor of ETAGI will be devoted to a flea market for sellers and buyers alike. You can find handmade crafts, books and much more. If you are interested in selling don’t forget to send an application form by Saturday (29 October). Find more information here.
When: 30 October
Where: Loft Project ETAGI, 74 Ligovsky prospekt, St Petersburg, 191040
Price: 100 roubles
Language: Russian

Event: Portraits of Colombia
About: The exhibition will feature the most recent works of the revolutionary Colombian painter Fernando Oramas. The opening ceremony will be accompanied by Latin American music.
When: 29 October- 30 November
Where: Tutti Qvanti art space, 3, Ulitsa Ryleeva, St Petersburg, 191014
Price: Free
Language: Russian

Event: Concert Ska-Jazz Review
About: St Petersburg’s Ska-Jazz Review, partially composed by ex-members of the notorious local band, Leningrad, will perform in their hometown this weekend. Their music is inspired by the Forties and the Sixties and it is a mix of ska with elements of funk, swing and rocksteady.
When: 29 October
Where: Griboedov Club, 2A, Voronezhskaya ulitsa, St Petersburg, 191119
Price: 600 roubles
Language: Russian, English

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