What are some typical ways to socialize, either with local people or with other expatriates? Are there groups or clubs that you can recommend?

Dinners/outings with friends, CLO trips, twice monthly ZeinArt community "fairs". - Apr 2019

We are a "make your own fun" post. Since this is a dry country and there are really NO public places where diplomats or expatriates gather, our Embassy hosts monthly happy hours with beer and wine which go over very well and are a great morale booster. The Community Liaison Office Coordinator (CLO) works very hard to make things fun for us. There is monthly trivia night, and people entertain in their homes. Things are busier than one would expect. - May 2016

Parties at residences. Dinner and drinks at other residences. There is ZERO nightlife in Nouakchott. - Dec 2015

Entertain in your home. - Apr 2014

Most entertaining happens at others' homes or at embassies. There are some nightclubs, but I am the wrong person to ask. People seem to be very good at making their own fun. - Aug 2011

Dinner parties. - Dec 2009

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