Coming to Lisbon for UXLx 2024? Here’s what’s happening in the city in late May

UXLx: UX Lisbon
4 min readApr 11, 2024

UXLx 2024 is happening from 21 to 24 May 2024, but if you’re planning to come to Lisbon a few days before, or leaving a couple of days later, you might find it interesting to know what’s happening in the city when you’re around.

Live Fado Music at Amália Rodrigues house

Amália Rodrigues (1920–1999) is possibly the most famous Portuguese Fado singer of all time. The house where she lived for more than 40 years, right in the heart of Lisbon, is now a museum and the place for exclusive live concerts. In the garden, a fado singer accompanied by Portuguese guitar and viola players perform some the most memorable songs of the artist.

🗓️ When? Every Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 16:00

📍Casa-Museu Amália Rodrigues

🎟️ 20€ | Ticketline

Feira da Ladra (Lisbon Flea Market)

Items displayed on the ground during a sale at Feira da Ladra.
Lisboa.pt

Located in a historical and charming set, Feira da Ladra happens every Tuesday and Saturday, from 9:00 to 18:00. You’ll find real treasures that go from second-hand objects, antiques, crafts, collectables and vintage items. Dating back to the XIII century, the market has moved between several other locations, but since 1903 is settled in Campo de Santa Clara. And who knows? You might find the best souvenir from your stay in Lisbon here.

Nearby you can also visit the National Pantheon and the Monastery of São Vicente de Fora.

🗓️ When? Every Tuesday and Saturday | 9:00 to 18:00

📍Campo de Santa Clara, Alfama

Lisbon Under Stars — Immersive Spectacle

An immersive 45-minute show taking places in the Ruins of the Carmo Convent that will take you on a trip back in time through more than 600 years of Lisbon and Portugal’s history. It features multimedia projections, virtual dancers and visual effects to the sound of great Portuguese musicians.

🗓️ When? Mon-Sat 21:30 and 22:30

📍Ruins of the Carmo Convent

🎟️ 20€

Bansky Museum

Interior of Bansky Museum.
Museu Banksy Lisbon

The temporary (and unofficial) exhibition “The World of Bansky” has now become a museu holding more than 100 artworks reproductions of one of the most famous street artists in the world. You’ll find some of the most remarkable pieces like “Girl and Balloon”, “Rat with 3D glasses” and “Sweep It Under The Carpet”.

🗓️ When? Mon-Fri 11:00 to 20:00 | Sat-Sun 10:00 to 20:00

📍Rua Viriato 25B

🎟️ 12€ (Adult 18–64)

ARCOlisboa’24

Art display at ARCOLisboa.
IFEMA

ARCOlisboa is a Contemporary Art Fair serving as a meeting place for collectors, gallery owners, artists and professionals from all over the world. If you’re into contemporary art this is a unique place to see, buy and learn about it.

🗓️ When? 23 May to 26 May 2024

📍Cordoaria Nacional

IndieLisboa — International Film Festival

IndieLisboa

IndieLisboa brings independent films from all over the world to Lisbon. Every year, showing more than 270 films, the festival attracts audiences and film professionals from all over the globe, who come to discover recent films from emerging talents and to rediscover reputed authors.

🗓️ When? 23 May to 2 June 2024

📍Cinema São Jorge & other locations

Thirty Seconds To Mars | Seasons World Tour

Poster of Seasons World Tour 2024, Thirty Seconds to Mars.
Everything is New

If you’re a Thirty Seconds To Mars fan you might want to stick around for their concert. The multi-platinum, American rock band from LA is performing live in Lisbon on 29th May to present its 6th studio album It’s The End Of The World But It’s A Beautiful Day.

🗓️ When? 29 May | 20:00

📍 Meo Arena

🎟️ 40€-60€ | Ticketline

On our Medium page you’ll find a series of articles with practical information, tips to discover Lisbon and best stops for food & drinks. Take a look! 😉

See you in May! 👋

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