7 excellent things to do in Riyadh this weekend: October 21 to 23

Yay to the weekend…

In case you have not made any plans yet, we’ve rounded up some of the best things to do in Riyadh this weekend.

Thursday October 21

1. Give your nails some TLC at the newly opened Etc Boutique Spa


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Ladies, sit back and relax while you get your nails done in this cosy salon. Its fresh and airy space will immediately relax you. Not to mention you’ll only find quality polishes that’ll ensure a top-notch paint job.

Etc Boutique Spa, Pure Centre, Al Mohammadiyah, Riyadh, Sat to Thurs noon to 9pm. Tel: 050 661 5740. @etc.spa.sa

2. Watch the WWE Crown Jewel 2021

Tickets for the Crown Jewel 2021 may have been sold out, but wrestling fans could still watch it live online via the WWE Network. The night will feature both some of the year’s biggest matches and the high point of several of its storylines.

WWE Crown Jewel 2021, 7pm. Wwe.com

3. Experience the fusion of entertainment and cuisine at Le Petit Chef


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Go on a culinary journey with Le Petit Chef for a one-of-a-kind, 3D dining experience inspired by Marco Polo’s legendary travels along the Silk Road. Using cutting-edge 3D Mapping Technology, diners will be able to follow the smallest chef through various continents, complemented with themed music, props and an exquisite six-course menu. Kids menu is also available.

Le Petit Chef, Kazo Restaurant, Le Meridien Hotel, 6pm & 9pm. Tel: 059 837 0780. @kazo_riyadh

Friday October 22

4. Gather your friends for brunch at Goji

The weekend brunch at Goji Restaurant is back. Enjoy the array of international and local cuisines, including their salad selection, fresh grill station, and desserts.

Goji Restaurant, Marriott Riyadh Diplomatic Quarter, every Fri & Sat 1pm to 5pm. Prices start from SAR295. Tel: 059 159 1728. @marriottriyadhdq

5. Get your game on at Rush gaming festival

Are you ready for some adrenaline rush? The biggest gaming festival is here in Riyadh, bringing together top gaming brands, influencers and content creators, entertainers, and a massive legion of fans. Take part in the competitions and tournaments, and you may stand a chance to win exciting prizes worth up to one million riyals.

Rush, Riyadh Front, Oct 22 to 26, 4pm onwards. Ticket prices start from SAR50. Book your tickets here.

Saturday October 23

6. Check out Hajs’ garage sale and art fair


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If you like art fairs and love a good bargain, this is the show for you. Local artists will be selling their overstocks, seconds, leftover supplies, and things they’re just tired of, for bargain prices.

Yaletown Café, Prince Muqrin Ibn Abdulaziz St, An Nuzhah, Riyadh 11564, 4pm to 8.30pm. @hajs.art

7. Live music and dinner at David Burke Restaurant

Reserve your seats at David Burke Restaurant for “A Night to Remember”. You will be served a prefix three-course dinner menu while enjoying special live music.

David Burke Restaurant, Riyadh Front Mall, Gate 3, 7pm. SAR295 per person. Tel: 050 044 0202. @davidburkeksa

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