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At Why Not, we pride ourselves on our family atmosphere. Whether you’re a solo traveller or group of friends, we’re confident that you’ll make the most of the events we offer – both in-house & organised events with the best bars, clubs & pub crawls. Check out our up & coming events:

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SOCIAL CLUB

June 1 (Monday) @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Stop scrolling. Put your phone down. Make some real life connections with some actual human beings. We’ll provide wine, cheese, crackers and carrots. You come armed with your best stories, jokes and facts. Let’s pretend the internet doesn’t exist for just a couple of hours…

FIFA TOURNEMENT

June 2 (Tuesday) @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Fancy yourself as the FIFA version of Lionel Messi? Every week we gather the best FIFA players in the hostel and pit them against each other on our giant projector screen. Only one person can be crowned champion...will it be you?

GAMES NIGHT

June 3 (Wednesday) @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Trivia, Twister, Never Have I Ever and more! Wednesday is your chance to meet some new people as we play some of our favourite games over a frosty beer. 

POKER NIGHT

June 4 (Thursday) @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

If you know your Royal Flush from your Full House then Thursday is your chance to win a Why Not bar tab. And even if you’ve never heard of pocket rockets - there’s definitely such a thing as beginner’s luck. Sit down at our table…

ULTIMATE PLAYOFF

June 5 (Friday) @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Put your skills to the test with our weekly playoff tournament. It’s easy! Just throw the balls into the cups. First team to hit all the cups wins. Who will be crowned hostel champion and win some fab prizes from the bar? Only one way…

DOLLAR SAYS

June 6 (Saturday) @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Why Not’s version of Truth or Dare - at the start of the night each player is given 3 ‘Why Not Dollars’. Challenge your mates to do stupid things. If they do it - they win a dollar. The person with the most money at…

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