New semester, new parties! Isn’t that how they say it?
Lisbon is well-known for its nightlife and its late schedule. It is home for many discos, bars, and nightclubs which suit different tastes and genres, so whether you’re a fan of commercial, techno or other types of music you will always be able to find the spot for you. The most traditional places for a night out are Cais do Sodré and Bairro Alto but you can also find modern rooftops and chill-out terraces all the way along the beautiful Tagus river.
Whether you’re an Erasmus, masters or undergraduate student, Lisbon has the right party for you. In order to make your decision on where to go easier, here’s an insider’s Lisbon party guide this new semester.
Lisbon Party Guide for the New Semester
1. Mega Erasmus Welcome Party – by ESN Lisboa Powered by Uniplaces
There’s no better way of starting off this semester than to attend the Mega Erasmus Welcome Party by ESN Lisboa Powered by Uniplaces. Be ready for good vibes, cool DJ’s, prizes, animation and as if this wasn’t good enough, you also get a free entry if you have an ESN Lisboa card or have booked a place with Uniplaces. Did anyone say free pre-drinks?
Where: Bolero Club – Rua da Cintura do Porto de Lisboa, Armazém H – Alcântara
When: 28th of September, Friday, from 11.30 p.m. to 6 a.m
2. Festa da Cerveja by Associação Académica da Faculdade de Direito de Lisboa
When in Portugal do as Portuguese people do, right? Is there any other way besides going to a beer party? Bring your friends and take the chance to try out some of the best cervejas* in Lisbon!
Where: Faculty of Law (Alameda)
When: October 4th from 10.30pm to 4am
*Portuguese for “beer”
3. Festa do Caloiro ISCTE-IUL
Organised by AE ISCTE-IUL, this freshman’s party is the go to one if you’re in the mood for meeting new people and listening to good music. This year’s first confirmation is Karetus known for performing the hits “Battle Royale” & “Wall of Love”. Find out about more attending artists and other surprises on the event’s facebook page!
Where: Associação de Estudantes do ISCTE-IUL
When: Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 10 PM – 2 AM
4. Arraial do Técnico
With a new semester comes a new edition of “Arraial do Técnico”. Famous for hosting artists like Rosinha, Putzgrilla and King John (2018 edition), for serving great street food and for its amazing vibes. This party is a must go to if you’re a university student in Lisbon!
Where: AEIST – Associação dos Estudiantes de Instituto Superior Técnico
When: October 4th to October 6th
5. Erasmus Thursday Party – Urban Beach
In Lisbon, weekend night outs start on Thursdays and every road leads to Urban Beach! This well-known Portuguese nightclub has 4 dance floors and a breathtaking view over the Tagus river. Plus, if you own an ELL card your entrance is free until 2 AM. Are you in?
Where: K Urban Beach
When: Every Thursday until July 5th, 2019
6. Erasmus Friday Party – Lust In Rio
What is better than one night out? That’s right, two nights out! So, if you’re still up for a little partying on Friday, Lust in Rio is where you want to go. In this amazing open-air club, you can expect great fun while listening to all the hits of your Summer. Free entrance until 1:30 AM with your ELL card. See you there?
Where: Lust in Rio
When: Every Friday until August 24th, 2019
So whether you think of yourself as a Lisbon’s night out expert or you’re still a beginner in what concerns this topic, these are the parties you can’t miss this new semester!
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