Open House Oporto 2019

The 5th edition of Open House is going to take place between the 29th and 30th June 2019. This initiative aims at showing the inside architecture and decoration of houses in Oporto, Gaia and Matosinhos. In this year’s edition, there will be more than 70 houses available to show during this event with 60% being shown for the first time.

Participation is free and if you want to know more about this initiative, you can visit the Open House website.

If you are going to be in Oporto during the end of June and you want to know more about the inside of a typical Oporto houses, then this is an opportunity you should not miss!! Book now and stay with us!!

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Oporto Extreme XL 2019

After last year’s success, the World Enduro Super Series returns to Oporto in 2019. The first event of this competition will take place in Oporto on the 11th May. The main location for this competition will be Ribeira and some of the top names will be performing there: Billy Bolt, Josep Garcia, Paul Bolton and many more!!

This is the 6th time this event happens in Oporto, becoming already an important milestone for Enduro fans. Last year’s edition had 240 participants that came from 22 different countries.

For more information about his event, please visit the Series website.

If you are into Enduro, then this is an opportunity you cannot miss!!

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North Music Festival 2019 – Bush and Kusturica

This year’s edition of the North Music Festival will feature Bush and Kusturica in its lineup. The 2019 version of festival will take place between the 24th and 25th May in the Alfândega building.

For more information about the North Music Festival, please click in this link: North Music Festival website.

If you are looking for a reason to visit Oporto in the end of May, then you just found one. Book with us and come to enjoy the North Music Festival!!

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Porto City Race 2019

The 2019 edition of the Porto City Race will take place between the 17th May and the 19th May. This year, the organisation is planning to take the event to the western side of Oporto. The City Race Euro Tour starts with the Oporto event and then moves on to other famous European towns, such as: Bruges, Zagreb, Liverpool, Barcelona, Roma, among others.

The Oporto Race will also include one night event and everyone can participate. Even people who find it difficult to use a map or a compass can also enjoy this race, as there will be tutors to help the less proficient participants.

You can enrol online using this link. An enrolment fee applies but it is exactly the same whether you are an amateur or professional.

If you are into urban racing, then this is an opportunity ...

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Banksy arrives to Oporto – Alfândega

The exhibition “Banksy, Dismaland and Others” arrives to Oporto on the 19th January 2019 (next Saturday). This exhibit can be visited in Alfândega do Porto between the 19th January and the 31st March 2019.

The exhibition includes large pictures from the Dismaland project (2015), as well as pictures from “Walled Off Hotel” (2017) and “Flower Thrower” (2005). There will also be some pictures from young Portuguese talents.

If you are into photography and you like Banksy work, then this is a great opportunity to visit Oporto and see the exhibition!!!

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DashDash founders in Oporto.

DashDash founders, Humberto Pereira and Torben Schulz, are coming to Oporto on the 17th January 2019 to participate and speak in the second edition of the Startup Grind Porto. The event starts at 19h00 in the Critical Software premises ( LARGO TITO FONTES, Nº 21 PORTO, 4000-124 ) and is sponsored by Google for Entrepreneurs. Tickets are available for purchase online in two different versions: early bird (4.71 euros) and regular (8.41 euros).

If you into entrepreneurship or want to know more about dashdash history and strategy, then this is a great opportunity to do so!! For more information, please visit the Startup Grind Porto website!

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Bob Dylan – Oporto 2019

Bob Dylan is coming to Oporto on the 1st May 2019, to perform in Coliseu Porto Ageas. Tickets are already available for sale with prices ranging from 40 to 140 euros, according to the event’s promoter.

If you are planning to visit Oporto in May and you are a fan of Bob Dylan, then this is another reason to book now!!

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New Year’s eve 2019

Oporto will celebrate the New Year 2019 with 3 days of cultural events leading to the famous 16 minutes of fireworks that blow over Avenida dos Aliados every year. This year, the Oporto City Council is expecting a record number of people welcoming the New Year in the street. Latest forecasts are pointing at 200 000 people.

If you are going to be around, the line up for New Year’s celebrations is the following:

29th December 2018:

17:00 to 21:00 – Flashback  – DJ Tiago Sousa (Coreto do Jardim da Cordoaria)
21:00 to 01:00 –  Réveillon na Praça by Mateus  -DJ Mero, DJ Vítor Oliveira e DJ Pedrinho K  (Praça de Gomes Teixeira (Leões))
22:30 –  Diogo Piçarra concert (Avenida dos Aliados)

30th December 2018
21:00 to 01:00 – Réveillon na Praça by Mateus – DJ Vítor Oliveira, ...

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Echo & The Bunnymen – Oporto February 2019

The UK band, Echo & the Bunnymen, will be performing live in Oporto on the 9th February 2019. The gig has already been confirmed by the promoter (At The Rollercoaster) and is scheduled to take place in the Hard Club. The Portuguese performances (Oporto and Lisbon) are part of the “The Stars, the Oceans and the Moon” tour.

If this is one of your favourite bands, then do not forget that you can watch them live in Oporto. Book now!!

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