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Top 7 Things to do in Freetown in July 2024

Hey y'all....and hellooooo July!

I know it's rainy and cold, and for those who have partners I greet you in singleness. This weather indeed is not made for the table of one crew.

But that's why creatives have you covered this month with things to do in Freetown.

Here are 7 things you can get up to this month.

Let's go!

1.) Hike and Lunch 🚶🏾‍♀️

All hikers lead to the waterfall this Saturday!

Tacugama is organzing a hike and lunch on:

Date: Saturday, July 6 2024

Time: 9:00 am

Fee: nle 450

To book your spot, contact or +232 31 777 777

2.) Mambo Waterfall Hike ⛰️

Happy 20th Anniversary Visit Sierra Leone!

Visit Sierra Leone celebrates their 20th anniversary this month and are starting off the festivities on a hike note -- Mambo Waterfall!

For those who havent been, it's definitely worth the experience. It's about a 45-60 minute hike depending on your pace and the scenery is unbelievable.

Be a part of this hike on:

Date: Saturday, July 6 2024

Time: 7:30 am

Meeting point: Hamilton Junction

Things to bring: water, face mask, humor, grit, towel and change of clothes

This is a FREE event.

For more information, contact +232 75 023 481 or +232 90 977 618

3.) 10th Anniversary and Fundraising Gala at Rotary 🍽️

And when you're done hiking at Mambo, bring your appetite to Rotary in the evening 😉

Rotary Club of Freetown-Sunset (RCFS) celeberates its 10th anniversary this year and to commemorate this auspicious moment, they are hosting their 10th annual dinner as well as fundraising gala this month.

Toast with Rotarians and learn about the impactful community work they are doing in Freetown on:

Date: Saturday, July 6 2024

Time: 7:00 pm

Venue: The Atrium - Freetown City Council (FCC), Wallace Johnson Street

Dress code: Formal

Ticket: nLe 1500

Happy 10th Anniversary RCFS, Rotary is good!

4.) Cocktail and BBQ 🍖

It looks like July 6 is the date of the month. Charge your social batteries Freetownians!

...and bring your appetite because there's also a cocktail and BBQ session on:

Date: Saturday, July 6 2024

Time: 3:00 pm

Venue: 110 Poor-Go-Don (Ultimate Fit Zone Gym), Hamilton

Free entry

To RSVP, contact +232 75 463 478 or +232 76 618 673

5.) Wine & Paint 🖌️

Paint! Paint! Paint!

Inkundla Spaces has you covered this month for painting!

Date: Sunday, July 21 2024

Time: 6:30 pm

Venue: Mango Peak, Hillstation

Fee: nle 350 - this includes a canvas, paint and a glass of wine

For more information contact +232 77 472 549

6.) Creative Mixer by Mina Meetups 🫂

That's right! Your girl is curating an event this month - #MinaMeetups style 💁🏾‍♀️

If you liked #AfricaCommsWeek back in May you're going to LOVE the #CreativeMixer session I have cooking for y'all.

It'll be an evening catered for artists, activists, enthusiasts, curators and creatives discussing an industry related topic. Expect networking, #madeinsalone vendors, the panel discussion of course and a free headshot!

Date: Wednesday, July 24 2024

Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Venue: TBD (to be disclosed, it's a #secretvenue until the day before 😃)

Admission: nLe 250 (early bird ticket)

nLe 300 (regular ticket)

For more information, get in touch with me at

Side note: I'm also curating a Feminist Retreat the weekend of July 27th with 2 slots available, get in touch if you're interested and fill the form: Feminist Calabash Retreat.

7. Rise & Riot Poetry Slam 🎭

Every month Inkundla Spaces curates a poetry slam!

Get your creative juices flowing and listen to some of Freetown's rising poets and artists:

Date: Sunday, July 28 2024

Time: 7:00 pm

Venue: Mango Peak, Hillstation

Entry: Pay what you want

For more information, contact +232 77 472 549 or

Aaaaaaaaaaand that's it folks!

Stay warm and support creatives this month! (Well every month really 😁)


Mina Bilkis.


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