Football fever, free ticket release, painting, networking, picnics, afro nation parties, brunch & more

Summer has truly arrived and we are spoilt for choice with things to do.
Some highlights this week include:

  • Football fever continues ⚽️🇵🇹 

  • Tickets for the DUNA Sunset Parties drop 🔥

  • Sipping + painting 🍷

  • sipping + networking 🍸

  • local festivals 🎶🕺

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Dancing has more positive effects on the brain than anti-depressants🕺.

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🔥 This week’s hot drops

Many more regular happenings, down below.

Monday, June 24

☕️ Latte Art Workshop
Check out a chic new café, while Beanybunch teach you the art of making a beautiful Latte.
14:00 | 35€ | at SUL café, Burgau

🧘🏻‍♀️ Aerial Yoga
18:00 | from 11€ | at La Casa del Corpo, Lagos

🌅 Sunset Beach Yoga
19:30 | 21€ | at Praia Porto de Mos

Tuesday, June 25

🎉 Pre Nation Villa Party
Party at an exclusive villa in Ferragudo. Sounds intriguing.

💃 Salsa Classes
Learn to dance Salsa, no experience or Partner required. Every Tuesday evening from 8pm
20–23:00 | 10€ | at Peppers Bar and at Guanabana (link)

🌮 Taco Tuesday
Get a free, tasty taco with every cocktail ordered til 19:00. Excellent margaritas too! at the Greenroom

Wednesday, June 26

🚨 Ticket release
Free tickets for Duna Beach Sunset Party #1: Mr Scruff, get released today

🏖️ Beach Walk & Picnic
Join a friendly community for a nice beach walk, good conversations and a picnic breakfast.
9:00 | 15€ | Meia Praia beach

🍶 Ceramic Workshop
ENG/PT including clay, tools, firing and glaze. To join: [email protected]
15–18:00 | 80€ | at Teias 

🏀 Social Netball
Want to add some activity to your routine, in a fun and social way? Join the Lagos Fireballs netball team, who play every Wednesday evening.
18:30 | at Boa Vista Golf Club

🚶🏽Mens Walk & Talk
19–20:30 | free | meet at the Lagos Fortress

⚽️💥 Portugal vs Georgia 
At 8pm on Wednesday, everyone will be gathered around TV sets again, to watch Portugal’s next match. If you are not into football, join for the beers, chips and cheering :).
20:00 | at The Collab, The Tavern, Pie Lagos, Café Gil Eanes 

🪩 Afronation Festival: The world’s biggest Afrobeats festival starts today, taking place from June 26–28 in Praia da Rocha (Portimão). As well as a lot of pre and post Afronation parties in Portimão.

Thursday, June 27

🍷 Sip & Paint
2 hours filled with art, unlimited drinks, snacks and music
19–21:00 | 25€ | at WOT Lagos Montemar 

🍻 Quiz night
Always a fun night. Test your general knowledge with some drinks and laughs. Be sure to book a table.
19:30 | free | at The Collab bar

🍸 Digital Nomads Networking event
If you are looking to do some networking Summer Networking, meet in The Kitchen for a Pisco sour, a bowl of street-food-style-cerviche and some chats.
19–21:00 | 30€ | at The Kitchen

🎶 MED 24
Loule comes to life from 27-30 June, as MED, The World Music Festival takes place. With exhibitions, street art, craft, music & more. All the info here.
Loulé | from 10€

Friday, June 28

👩‍👧Mamas meetups
If you are a local mum, its probably nice to connect with some other mums. Every Friday morning you can meet (with or without your little one/s) for a walk and coffee.
10:30 | meet at Arco Preloved

🎛️ DJ TobyOne
TobyOne, back, heating up the dance floor at Grand Cafe with funk, hiphop, dancehall, disco, house, drumnbass mashups.
0:00–04:00 | at Grand Cafe, Lagos

Saturday, June 29

🏄🏻‍♀️Jah Shaka Surf Shops 15th years Birthday Party
Celebrate this great achievement with the friendly JSK crew. With a DJ, Flash Tattoos, a raffle and more
19–23:00 | free | at Jah Shaka Surf Shop 

📕Book Launch & Party
Celebrate the release of “Destination Joy”, an uplifting new book by local Tika Spijkerman, and enjoy live music: funk, soul, reggae & Brazilian vibes
18:30 | free | at Beco do Sol, Barão São João

🍹TobyOne at Club Nau
Saturday evening with your feet in the sand while you sip a cocktail and listen/dance to a DJ set… sound like your thing? Pop over to Ferragudo.
15:30 | free | at Club Nau, Ferragudo

🇵🇹 Traditional village party in Odiaxere
This weekend, 29-30th June, Odiaxere hosts their village party, with dances (Baile) and festivities. From 20:00

🌟 Discover your passion workshop
You know its time for a change, but feeling lost? In this workshop, you will be guided to discover your passion in just 4 hours.
14–18:00 | 80€ | at The Seed

🪗 Open Mic night at Mullens Bar | free

Sunday, June 30  

🎨 Brunch & Abstract Painting
Dokreates leads you on a fun, abstract painting journey, accompanied by a light brunch buffet, and a sea view. A fun way to spend a Sunday morning.
11–12:30 | 30€ | at Pomodor Pizzeria (opposite Batata Beach)

😮‍💨 Transformational Breathwork
Release and transform stuck emotions with a revitalising Breathwork session, hosted by Antonia Dienst.
12–14:00 | 35€ | at The Seed

🎶 Sunday Sessions 
Enjoy some chilled, seaside drinks and live music on a Sunday evening. This week with Max Whittall.
18:00 | free | at The Collab

🪕 Live music & local market
Enjoy the fun, upbeat music and vibes of Naomi Falcon & the Dub Collective, and Shanty Town Selektas, with food and drinks in the magic garden.
19:00 | 7€ | at Salema Eco Camp

🎤 Karaoke at The Star Bar, Lagos

Dates for the calendar  

🌅 Duna Beach Sunset parties: The Algarve’s hottest open air parties take place on July 3, 17, 31 and August 14. Tickets released for the July 3 event on June 26. Get a reminder here.

🍷 Vine & Vibe - a day of DJs & Wine at Quinta dos Santos. Second edition happening on July 13.

🎸 Sofar Sounds Lagos - a series of initmate live music shows. Secret line up, secret location. Next one will be an outdoor event in Burgau on July 17th

🍸Let Loose Party at Nova Beach Club, Burgau. July 27, 13–02:00. Tickets here

Need more? Plenty more regularly happening events further down.

Leonardo Dicaprio Summer GIF

💫 Need more?

Every Monday:
Every Tuesday:
  • 🏃🏽🍄 Zenergy Run Club Wed. 7:30am, free. Meet at Luz beach parking. Check the Facebook group for more info.

  • 🧘🏼‍♂️ Morning beach yoga
    8:00 | 20€ | at Batata Beach | Book with El Sol Lifestyle

  • 🇵🇹 Beginners Portuguese Coffee chat
    15:30 | 13€ inc. coffee, tea & cookies at Olive Hostel | with Sementes de Portugues, Register here

  • 🌱 Get your hands dirty at the farm
    Help work on various soil restoration & permaculture projects. More info & sign up here. 10–13:00 | free | at Quinta Vale de Lama 

  • 🌮 Taco Tuesday
    Free taco with every cocktail before 19:00, at the Greenroom

  • 🧘🏼‍♂️ Sunset beach Yoga 19:30, 21€ at Porto de Mos. Book here

  • 🎉 Neon Party at The Tavern. Face paint, 1€ shots, good times!

  • 💃 Salsa & Bachata Dance classes & Party Tuesdays 20:00 at at Guanabana. 5€/45 min class. Social dancing from 21:30

  • 🍹 Remoters Bi-Weekly Meetup 19:30 at South West Bistro - next one Jul. 2

Every Wednesday
  • 🌅 Sunrise beach yoga 6:00*, 21.20€ at Batata Beach. Book with El Sol Lifestyle (*varies depending on sunrise time)

  • 💪 Outdoor Bootcamp. Location and time changes weekly.

  • 🚶🏻‍♀️Lagos Women’s walks (beach walk) 8am with dogs or 10am without dogs. Meet at Bar Quim. Info: fb group & Insta 

  • 👩🏻‍💻 Cowork & lunch: Every Wednesday from 11 at Linda Beach Bar. Join the WhatApp group

  • 🍷 Wine tasting at Monte Casteleja every Wed. 15:00, 25€ pp (by appointment)

  • 🚶🏻‍♂️Mens walk and talk Lagos: Usually Wed. Promoting positive mental health, free, join the facebook group

  • 🌅🛹 Sunset Surf Skate: Grab your board and group skate to a dreamy sunset backdrop. Lessons for beginners available. Weekly, various locations. Join their WhatsApp group.

  • 🫐 Vivo Mercado: Produce, music, food + beer stands and good local fun. 16–21:00 | Free | at Mercado do Levante

Every Thursday:
Every Friday:
  • 🧘🏼‍♂️ Morning beach yoga 7:30, 21€ at Batata Beach. Book with El Sol Lifestyle

  • 💪 Urban Fit, a great work out, 8:30am at Urban dance studio 

  • 🥂 Oyster Tasting and Bubbles, 18:30 at The Kitchen

  • 🚶🏻‍♀️Lagos Women’s walks (beach walk) 19:00. Meet at Bar Quim. Info: fb group & Insta 

  • 🖍️ Neon Party at The Tavern Bar, be prepared to get colourfully, glowing! Facepaint, 1€ shots, good tunes & lots of fun!

  • 💃 Salsa & Bachata Party Fridays 21–0:00 at at Guanabana.

  • 🍕Friday Happiness Pizza Party, every Friday in Monchique insta | web 

Every Saturday:
  • 🫐 Lagos Farmers Market, 7–13:00 at Mercado do Levante, Lagos

  • 💪 Bootcamp Fit N Flow Lagos: 1 hour of power. Join their Whats App group for updates & info. 9:00 | 10€ | at the viewing point over Batata Beach

  • 🪗 Open Mic night at Mullens Bar | free

  • 🧘🏼‍♂️ Sunset beach Yoga 19:30, 21€ at Porto de Mos. Book here

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