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Top 7 Things to do in Freetown in October 2022

Updated: Oct 19, 2022

Just because we are halfway through with October doesn't mean there still aren't events left... 🙃

Because only the Lord knows how lost you all have been without me these past 2.5 weeks. But fret not beloved, there are quite a few events to attend in Freetown, yet if none tickle your fancy you can always donate to a breast cancer clinic near you - it is Breast Cancer Awareness month after all! 💕

Here are some events to do the rest of October!

1. Salsa anyone? 💃🏽🕺🏽

It may take two to tango but also to salsa!

If you're up for some salsa tomorrow evening, here's what to do:

Date: Wednesday, October 19 2022

Time: 6-9pm

Venue: New Alex's Bar, Beach Road

Buy one Sangria/Margarita and you get one free!

2. Quiz Night with the Cool Trolls 🤓

Do you have what it takes to win first prize? Do you love trivia?

Join the Cool Trolls at Thursday's Pub and Quiz night where all proceeds will be donated to Well Woman Clinic in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month! #NaWiAllFet

Date: Thursday, October 20 2022

Time: 6pm

Venue: Decode, Lumley Beach Road

Fee: nLe 100 to register a team of 5

May the best team win!

3. The Hillstation Tour 🎫

You may have been to Hillstation but have you ever TOURED Hillstation?

The Hillstation Tour entails an understanding of the architecture of Hillstation since 1900. To join this unique opportunity:

Date: Saturday, October 22 2022

Meeting point: Hillstation junction, off Presidential Lodge

Time: 10am

Fee: nLe 250 - this includes the guided tour, house tour, smoothie and snacks.

For bookings and more information you can contact them at +232 80 427 527

4. Kapu SƐns 🎤

Futprint Afrika and Barla present "Kapu SƐns: Open Mic and Acoustic Session".

For an evening of talented Sierra Leonean creatives, check it out on:

Date: Saturday, October 22 2022

Venue: Barla Beach Bar, Lumley Beach

Time: 8pm

Free entrance

5. Best of Salone 🪘

It seems October 22 is the hot night of the month.

Kontri Pot presents Best of Salone; a night filled with Spoken word, Rap, Comedy and Singing on:

Date: Saturday, October 22 2022

Venue: Decode Lounge, Lumley Beach Road

Time: 7pm - midnight

Fee: nLe 50

For table bookings, you can contact +232 78 860 011

6. Oktoberfest 🎶

It appears Oktoberfest is not home to Germany alone.

Festive Scapes presents Oktoberfest: Salone Music & Culture. Some of the attractions include Bubu Dance, Bonfire, Live Band...and a Kissing Booth? Oh my...!

The first 100 people are promised a free cocktail as well.

Date: Saturday, October 29 2022

Time: 6pm

Fee: nLe 50 (in advance) | nLe 70 (at the gate)

Venue: Gigibonta Car Park, Lumley Beach Road

For tickets, you can contact +232 79 930 113/ +232 30 512 392

7. Halloween 🎃

Spooky season is back! Although someone told me "Mina, in Salone it is always spooky season. Let's hope the real witches and wizards don't appear that night." And that is so true! 🤣

Please, we have enough issues in the Republic as it is - may the real witches and wizards not attend this costume party!

Date: Friday, October 28 2022

Venue: Warehouse, Lumley Beach Road

Time: 10pm

Fee: nLe 100

A free cocktail awaits you if you're in a Halloween costume! There will also be face panting available at the door. For bookings, you can can contact +232 88 111 488

And thus concludes October. Whatever event you go to, hope you have fun!

Until next time,

Mina Bilkis.

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