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6 amazing things to do in Riyadh this weekend: November 25 to 27

The weekend is almost upon us…

Here are six amazing things to do in Riyadh this weekend. Check out our list below, where we have listed a DJ performing at one of the best restaurants in Riyadh, a Thanksgiving feast, and much more.

Thursday November 25

1. Celebrate Saudi’s heritage and folklore at Nabd Al-Riyadh

Nabd Al-Riyadh

Visitors to Riyadh Season, here’s another zone that has just launched. The impressive Masmak Fortress is home to Nabd Al-Riyadh, a special event highlighting Saudi culture and heritage. It showcases a different region of the Kingdom every day through folk dances, digital displays, laser shows, musical performances, and an exhibition of traditional handicrafts.

Nabd Al-Riyadh, Al Safa Square, Riyadh 12634, until Dec 15, daily 6pm to midnight. Free entry. @riyadhseason

2. Book a Thanksgiving meal at Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya

For American expats in Riyadh, head to the Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya hotel. 56th Avenue Diner has created an all-American holiday menu featuring fresh, seasonal ingredients (plus turkey and veggies, of course) in dishes that manage to leave you feeling like you appropriately indulged without the guilt.

56th Avenue Diner, Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya, Nov 25, 6.30pm to 10.30pm, SAR210 per person. Tel: 053 341 1234. @hyattregencyriyadholaya

Friday November 26

3. Don’t miss out on Namshi’s Black November sale


Beat the crowded shopping centres and shop for all your favourite brands at the best prices on Namshi. Middle East’s largest fashion and beauty e-commerce platform offers up to 50 per cent discount on over 200,000 products. Get exclusive access to huge savings across fashion, beauty, lifestyle, footwear, and homeware with hundreds of brands to choose from. The sale has already begun and will continue until November 30, giving you a few more days to fill up your cart.

Download the NAMSHI app from the Apple App store or Google Play store, or visit www.namshi.com

4. Fire up your Friday night with DJ Don Edwardo at Yauatcha

DJ Don Edwardo

This weekend, one of our favourite restaurants in Riyadh gets turned up with dance music from DJ Don Edwardo. So, head on over to Yauatcha’s rooftop for some party vibes as you tuck into an array of modern Chinese fare.

Yauatcha Riyadh, Mode Al Faisaliah, Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Rd, Al Olaya, Riyadh 11433. Nov 24 to 26, 8pm to midnight. Book your table here. Tel: 9200 06555. @yauatchariyadh

Saturday November 27

5. See the rarest and most luxurious cars at the Riyadh Car Show

Riyadh Car Show

Car enthusiasts, it’s the second last day of the Riyadh Car Show, so be sure to catch it. Highlights include an exclusive Pagani Museum, showcasing the car company’s long history of the industry.

Riyadh Season Zone 3: Riyadh Car Show, 4379 King Khalid Road, Ad Diriyah, Riyadh 13717, until Nov 18 28, 4pm to 11pm. Price starts from SAR150. Book your tickets here. @riyadhseason

6. Experience Billionaire Riyadh’s dazzling performances

Billionaire Riyadh is sure to give you one unique night out with plenty of entertainment. Expect an exquisite dining experience of Italian and new-Asian dishes with an innovative live show that brings together music, dance, food and drink in one glittering package.

Billionaire Riyadh, Dabab St, Sulaimaniya, PP34+GG, Weekdays 6pm to 1am, Fri & Sat 1pm to 1am. Tel: 920 011 916. @billionaireriyadh

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