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

Asados/BBQs are the thing! There are movie theaters, paintball, parks, clubs, and restaurants galore. - Aug 2018

We go out to eat a lot with other families and couples. We also frequently host backyard BBQs. - Jun 2018

Going out to dinner, backyard BBQ's (asados), movies, and road trips. - May 2016

There are shopping malls, movie theatres, outdoor markets, a couple of theaters that put on plays, musicals, ballet, opera, a yearly jazz festival, and the annual Harp festival. The town of San Bernardino is nearby and it has a big lake where people sail (you can't swim in the lake-- too polluted). There is a fun ecoadventure park about 1.5 hours outside of Asuncion. There's also hiking, bird watching, biking, etc. People keep themselves amused. Lots of barbecues and pool parties... - Sep 2015

Fire-pit smores nights, pool parties, Asados (BBQs) - Apr 2015

Several movie theaters (some movies in English with Spanish subtitles), some decent bars / restaurants. Big name concerts will tour through Asuncion on occasion November - March (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lady Gaga, 30 Seconds to Mars, Coldplay). - Aug 2014

Lots of entertaining in homes. Fairly vibrant night life, but things start late. - Aug 2011

You can have fun here if you don't have high expectations or if you're the type of person who find Piers Morgan funny, or if you're into drinking heavily. - Jun 2011

That's about all there is to do other than sporting. Some people like to go out to the clubs. I'm not a club person. - Feb 2011

People go to each other's homes and pools. Lots of BBQs with locals, too. Restaurants, clubs, etc. - Apr 2010

Lots, this was the most popular past time. - May 2008

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