Inaugural Bored Ape Yacht Party to Be Hosted in Portugal

The monkey bunch of BAYC & MAYC holders are heading to Algarve beach this summer for a once-in-a-lifetime metaverse fusion.

Bored Ape spaceman standing and holding a flag with BAYC logo in the water and a golden yacht floating beside him.
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  • The BlockDown Festival invites crypto enthusiasts to the Algarve, Portugal.
  • BAYC community gathering to feature a special performance by DJ Ape.
  • Mutant Ape Yacht Club (MAYC) is leading OpenSea in trading volume.

BAYC is one of the loudest and most prominent communities in crypto. The blue-chip NFT collections like Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), Mutant Ape Yacht Club (MAYC), Bored Ape Kennel Club (BAKC), and many others.

The first-ever European Bored Ape Yacht Club party will take place on the gorgeous Algarve beach in Portugal between 10 – 12th July 2023. According to the festival organizers, the lines between the physical world and metaverse dimensions will be blurred with digital effects as the ship’s captain is ready to showcase the iconic Benagil Cave.

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The unprecedented Bored Ape adventures in real life will be followed by an exclusive DJ set by DJ Ape. During the yacht party, physical BAYC and MAYC merchandise will be given away. In contrast, the party in The Lick venue in Vilamoura will be concluded with a one-of-a-kind Bored Ape contemporary art performance, bridging the gap between the metaverse and the real world.

Dubai Apes Are Ready for Part Two

The first physical world get-together for the vast community of MAYC and BAYC was held in Dubai, UAE, in March as a part of the Dubai International Boat Show. The party included a live art auction and a rare BAYC merch sale.

According to a well-known BAYC community member PunkApe, some crypto enthusiasts who joined the Dubai experience have already met in smaller groups after the unforgettable event.

The cheapest ticket to BlockDown 2023 in Portugal is the $299.40 Standard Ticket. While the regular price is $500, the ongoing 40% Early Bird promotion provides a juicy discount, but there’s no information on how many tickets will be available.

On The Flipside

  • The BAYC Yacht Party is invite-only and is not officially associated with Yuga Labs.
  • Tickets on the conference’s official website cannot be purchased with crypto.

Why You Should Care

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