Social programme in Espoo FIMBA 2019

15th FIMBA World Maxibasketball Championship brings over 230 teams from all over the world to Espoo, Finland 25.7.-4.8.2019. Tough games are played every day and the city fills up with basketball tourists. In an event like this the social side is important also, participants and guests get to know each other in all kinds of social events. Here is our official programme: 

Fat Lizard Meeting Point & Sun terrace

Meeting Point is open at Honkahalli (Urheilupuistontie 2, 02200 Espoo) every day from 25th of July to 4th of August from 12a.m. till 9p.m. (12.00-21.00).
Come and enjoy a relaxed moment in the heart of the tournament, have a few drinks or a bite to eat. Do join our daily activities also!

We welcome you to taste locally brewed beer at the Fat Lizard Meeting Point!

Meeting Point special programme: 

Thursday 25th of July Welcoming drinks, burgers and music from 12a.m. till 9p.m.

Friday 26th of July Beer tasting and live music with Fat Lizard Brewing Company from Espoo between 2p.m. – 7p.m. Come and have a taste of local beers and enjoy the music performed by Jusba – the man with a great voice and a guitar!

Saturday 27th of July Opening ceremony drinks, burgers and music between 12a.m. – 10p.m.

Sunday 28th of July Traditional Finnish outdoors game “Mölkky” played in small groups between 2p.m. – 7p.m. Come and win the title of “The Mölkky Champion” and of course some prizes also!

Monday 29th of July An evening with sparkling wine and delicious Finnish berries between 2p.m. – 7p.m.

Tuesday 30th of July Pre-party for Social Party – how does that sound? Drinks, burgers and music starting from 12a.m. Check out the Social Party programme below.

Wednesday 31st of July It’s BINGO time! We start between 4 and 5p.m. when we have enough participants so be on time. Come and be a winner!

Thursday 1st of August Relaxing Yoga and almost as relaxing drinks. Yoga times between 2p.m. – 7p.m. follow our website news and social media for specific times!

Friday 2nd of August Disc golf – It is once again a possibility to become a champion! Come and win prizes between 2p.m. – 7p.m.

Saturday 3rd of August The moment you’ve been waiting for – KARAOKE & DANCE! Finnish and international songs between 4p.m. – 9p.m. Lets hear it rockstars and popstars!

Sunday 4th of August Farewell drinks, burgers and music between 12a.m. – 7p.m.

Fresh burgers and pitas available at the Meeting Point every day from 12:00 by Sports Bar 3-0 and Fafa’s.

Opening Ceremony – Saturday 27th of July at Metro Arena

· at 6p.m. (18.00) teams meet at Esport Arena parking lot for the parade
Address: Koivu-Mankkaan tie 3, 02200 Espoo, Tapiola Sports Park
· at 7p.m. (19.00) Opening Ceremony starts at Metro Arena
Address: Urheilupuistontie 2, 02200 Espoo, Tapiola Sports Park
· After the official ceremony we gather for drinks, food and music at the Fat Lizard Meeting Point Sun terrace

Social Party – Tuesday 30th of July at Honkahalli Festival Area & Meeting Point

Social Party is for all Espoo FIMBA 2019 participants. Starting time 7p.m. Entrance to our festival area from Tapiola Sports Hall (Address: Urheilupuistontie 2, 02200 Espoo). First drink and some traditional festival food for free with Espoo FIMBA 2019 tournament pass.

Honkahalli Court 1. will be transformed into a disco & dance area with some great music by DJ Baker. Outdoors by the Meeting Point you can dance to the rhytms of Jussi Räisänen and his guitar. You can also choose to sit down and just chill with all of your good old friends and all the new people you’ve just got to know.

We welcome you with open arms – it’s time to PARTY!

PS. Remember to bring your tournament pass to every social event, especially to Social Party as it is you ticket at the entrance.

SPECIAL EXTRA: Dinner & Music – Monday 29th of July at Restaurant Fat Lizard starting at 8.p.m. (Address: Tietotie 1, 02150 Espoo)

Special night out with dinner & music at our official partner restaurant Fat Lizard designed for teams that want to get to know other participants and enjoy great food at the same time. Check out The Fat Menu and make your table reservation now: