Porto - The best is yet to come!
So Cool Hostel Porto prepared for you a list of the major events to be held in Porto, later this year 2014. Enjoy your stay in Porto in the best way. Make your reservation at our Hostel through the existing Booking platforms and where we are listed. For more information about your reservation please check our website on the “Booking” page.
April 30 to June 1
- Street Art Axa Porto:
Art covering five floors by street artists Paintings, grafitti, installations and stencils.
Location: Edifício AXA, Avenida dos Aliados
June 21, September 20 and November 8
- Inaugurations in Rua Miguel Bombarda:
Inaugurations staged in Porto’s art district with snacks and drinks. Location: Rua Miguel Bombarda / Neighbouring streets
May 31 and June 1
- Serralves em Festa:
The country’s biggest festival of contemporary art. 40 hours of amazing free entertainment in Porto. Music, theatre, dance, workshops and more.
More information: www.serralvesemfesta.com
Location: Fundação de Serralves
June 5, 6 and 7
- Optimus Primavera Sound:
One of the best music festivals returns to Porto’s biggest park. Caetano Veloso, The National, Pixies and others.
More information: www.optimusprimaverasound.com
Location: Parque da Cidade
- Wayne Shorter – Ciclo Jazz Sonae
Wayne Shorter – Saxophone
Danilo Perez – Piano
John Patitucci – Double bass
Brian Blade – Drums
More information: www.casadamusica.com
Location: Casa da Música
June 23 and 24
- Saint John’s Eve:
The city´s big annual party takes place across town. The midnight fireworks best seen from the Ribeira or nearby. As part of the tradition, you will get bopped on the head countless times by inflatable plastic hammers.
Location: across the City of Porto
- One Direction:
English-Irish pop boy band,
They broke several records, topped the music charts of most major markets.
More information: www.everythingisnew.pt
Location: Estádio do Dragão
July 17, 18 and 19
- MEO Marés Vivas:
The festival took place on the other side of the river, by a beach in Gaia. The Prodigy, James, Joss Stone, Portishead and more.
More information: www.maresvivas.meo.pt
Location: Praia do Cabedelo, Afurada, Gaia
July, August and September
- Porto Sunday Sessions:
This summer on every sundays from 4 to 8pm you can listen relaxing music in Porto’s green spaces. Live bands, Djs and more.
Location: Passeio Alegre (July) Jardim São Lázaro (August) Parque da Cidade (September)
September 5 to 21
- The Porto Book Fair:
It brings together bookshops, publishers and sector cooperatives and associations.
Location: Jardins do Palácio de Cristal
October 2 to 12
- Francesinha na Baixa:
The francesinha multi-layered sandwich a very popular dish in Porto, this festival is your chance to try the full range of varieties from local´s favourite snack bars.
More information: www.francesinhasnabaixa.com
Location: Downtown Porto
December 5 to 7
- Comic Con:
Inspired by the legendary San Diego convention. A blend of competitions an tournaments, drawing workshops, games exhibitions, and much more.
More information: www.comic-con-portugal.com
Location: Exponor – Matosinhos