So much free stuff: Bubbly, punch, clothes, wokshops, events, good times!

So summer is officially here 🥵, and each week provides more parties and social occasions than the last!
Incase you missed it, last week the famous Duna Beach Sunset parties dropped their huge 2024 line up. So mark those July & August dates in your calendar and watch their insta to not miss out on free tickets.

In the meantime, so many fun things on the agenda this week! These are my top tips:

  • A fun book launch party with free punch 🎉🍹

  • A shop/collectives birthday with free bubbly 🥂🍾

  • Learning how to chat with ChatGPT - a free event! 👩🏻‍💻

  • A clothing swap = free clothes! 👘

How lucky are we?!  

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🔥 This week’s hot drops

Many more regular happenings, down below.

Monday, June 3

You can relax, nothing to miss out on today 🙂 

Tuesday, June 4

🍹 Remote workers Meet-up
Whether local or visitor, pop in for a drink and meet some nice people.
19:30–22:00 | free | at South West Bistro (upstairs, Marina)

🪕Live music: Peyoti 
20:00 | free | at Favo Bistro bar (Raposeira)

Wednesday, June 5

🎨 Abstract Painting Adventure
Enjoy a fun outdoor workshop experimenting with paint and different techniques. DM Dokreates to join. For both adults and children.
15–16:00 | 18€ inc materials | at the Wakepark Lagos

👩🏻‍🍳 Portuguese Cooking Workshop
Learn how to make a typical and delicious dish, “Açorda de camarão” while learning Portuguese and making friends.
17–20:00 | 45€ inc class, dinner & drink | at The Lyric, Alvor

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

Thursday, June 6

👩🏻‍💻 Learn effective Prompt writing in ChatGPT
ChatGPT and other AI tools can be extremely helpful, especially if you know how to talk with them. This free session will give you some useful tips.
18–20:00 | free | at Albufeira Coworking

🎷 Saxaphone Sunsets at Bahia
Back from June 6, Thursday nights see sax player Carlo Gloria set the sunset party vibes. At Bahia Beach Club, Meia Praia

🍻 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

🗺️ Goodtimes Lagos maps, summer distribution.
If you need some of the beautiful and useful Goodtimes Lagos free maps for your shop, guest house, hotel, studio etc, get in touch. PS, they are also Free!

Friday, June 7

🎸 Live music on the rooftop: Nesha
Enjoy some tunes and quality cocktails, under the stars at Indigo bar 

🎆 Funky Shirt Fridays
Wear a Funky shirt and get a free cocktails. You know you wanna!
21–02:00 | free entry | at Black Cat Bar, Lagos

👯‍♂️ Learn to dance Forró
Every Friday, join a fun Forró class. After all, Festa Junina is approaching!
18:00 | 8€ | at Corpo Sagrado, Cotifo

Saturday, June 8

🎸 Wake & Live Bands
Wakeboarding specials + bands from 15:30: Johnny Highseas & Mudblood Trio.
11–19:00 | free entry | at the Wakepark Lagos

🎂 Maluka One year Party!
Celebrate one year of Maluka - a wonderful, women owned shop, bar and creative space. There will be free bubbles, music, cocktails, competitions, flash tattoos and good vibes!
17–22:00 | free | at Maluka Collective, Luz

Sunday, June 9  

👕 Clothing Swap
Bring a max of 10 clothing items (clean, in good condition) and exchange them for new pieces that bring you joy. Everyone wins!
14–18:00 | free | at The Collab

🔥🔥 Book Launch Party
My tip of the week. Come and celebrate the launch of “Unemployment looks better with a Tan”. Written by the funnest person I know, in Lagos, about worldwide adventures. Expect 🍹punch, laughter and good times. Dress: for the job you want. All welcome, no obligation to buy a book.
17–19:00 | free | at Pie, Lagos 

🛍️ Old Factory Market & Live music
Enjoy 20+ artisans, food, entertainment and Sunday vibes.
14:00 | free | at Antiga Fabrica da Ribeira across from Praia da Batata

🖼️ Artist & Fleas Market
Hosting a range of great local artisans, and also a Punch needle workshop from Dokreates (40€ 16:30–20:00).
15–20:00 | free entry | Nova Beach Club, Burgau

Coming up next week  

🇵🇹 Dia de Portugal (National Holiday), Mon June 10th

🎉 Indigo Bar’s birthday: Mon June 10. Live music & surprises in store.

📝 Lagos Seminar: Tues June 11, a free event with informative talks about residency, tax, healthcare, insurance & more, at Vila Galé Hotel Lagos.

🎉 Festa de Santo Antonio, expect the smell of grilled Sardines, parties in the plazas & traditional good times from June 12

🪩 Queens of Groove Party, June 22: Hip hop, RnB, Afro. 10€ Early-bird tix til June 4.

Need more? Plenty more regularly happening events further down.

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💫 Need more?

Every Monday:
Every Tuesday:
Every Wednesday
  • 💪 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. 2pm, but on pause for April. 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

  • 🌅 Sunset beach yoga 19:30*, 20€ at Porto de Mos. Book with El Sol Lifestyle (*depends on sunset time, check the site)

Every Thursday:
  • 🧠 Quiz Night: Be sure to book a table because these Quiz nights are usually packed! 19:30 | free | at The Collab bar

  • 💦 Girls night at the Wakepark: 16-19:00, 25€ for wakeboarding, pole dancing. Plus weekly drink special. At Wake Park Lagos

  • 👯‍♀️ Dance classes: 18:00 Hip-hop, 19:00 Afrobeat, 20:00 High-heels at Urban dance studio

Every Friday:
  • 🧘🏼‍♂️ Morning beach yoga 8:00, 20€ 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

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