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First-ever Bored Ape Yacht Party Set to Take Place in Europe at BlockDown Festival

April 27th, 2023 at 8:26 pm UTC · 3 min read

First-ever Bored Ape Yacht Party Set to Take Place in Europe at BlockDown Festival

BlockDown Festival: Portugal, is excited to reveal two exclusive Bored Ape parties featuring DJ Ape and friends at this summer’s top European Web3 festival. Attendees can anticipate Europe’s inaugural Bored Ape Yacht Party on July 10th, on a beautiful yacht showcasing the stunning Algarve coast and iconic Benagil Cave for an unparalleled Bored Ape IRL adventure.

The Bored Ape Afterparty on July 12th, open to all BlockDown Festival visitors, will include a live performance by DJ Ape, exclusive Bored Ape merchandise, and a one-of-a-kind Bored Ape show that combines physical IRL elements with digital effects that blur the boundaries of of the physical and the metaverse to new heights in a first of its kind Bored Ape experience. This groundbreaking event, hosted by Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) and Mutant Ape Yacht Club (MAYC) holders, will offer an extraordinary fusion of music, art, culture, and technology for Web3 enthusiasts worldwide.

DJ Ape shared their enthusiasm, stating,

“The Bored Ape events at BlockDown Festival: Portugal will be a celebration of creativity, originality, and community. The party is going to be epic; I’m excited to share my music with these incredible communities.”

BlockDown Festival Founder Erhan Korhaliller added,

“The Bored Ape Yacht Club has had a huge impact on Web3 culture, and having the Bored Ape community take part is another piece of the puzzle to make BlockDown Festival Portugal a truly remarkable experience for our guests.”

At the Bored Ape Afterparty, attendees can expect an unforgettable performance by DJ Ape and the opportunity to get exclusive BAYC and MAYC merchandise. Hosted by Web3 Creative Marketing and Communications Agency EAK Digital, BlockDown Festival will take place at the Lick venue in Vilamoura, Portugal, from July 10-12, 2023.

BlockDown Festival is a unique Web3 event that celebrates the convergence of Web3 and culture, including music, fashion, sports, media, gaming, and entertainment. Attendees can enjoy VIP networking opportunities with industry leaders, stunning sunsets, parties, private beaches, and boat tours.

About Bored Ape Yacht Party

The Bored Ape Yacht Party premiered in Dubai as an official satellite event of this year’s Dubai International Boat Show organized by Bored Ape and Mutant Ape NFT holders for the global community (Disclaimer: This is not officially affiliated with Yuga Labs). The BAYC and MAYC community revolves around a collection of 10,000 unique hand-drawn Apes and 30k Mutant Apes, each with its distinct personality and traits. Bored Ape NFTs have become some of the most sought-after digital assets globally, with prices reaching millions of dollars.

About BlockDown Festival

BlockDown Festival emerged in response to the international Covid-19 crisis in spring 2020, uniting the blockchain and crypto communities from around the world. The eighth edition, BlockDown Festival: Portugal, will be held on the breathtaking Algarve Coast in Portugal. Past guest speakers include Changpeng Zhao, Charles Hoskinson, Akon, Edward Snowden, and Miami Mayor Francis Suarez.