6 cool things to do in Jeddah this weekend: Aug 25 to 27

Looking for things to do this weekend? Here’s are six What’s On approved ways to spend your Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in Jeddah…

There’s nothing like a weekend full of adventure and well-deserved relaxation after a long week of work. Whether you are looking to indulge in world-class cuisine or for somewhere to take the kids before back-to-school, we have you covered.

Here’s 6 awesome things to do in Jeddah this weekend

Thursday August 25

Don’t miss the last of the live performances at Jeddah Art Promenade


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The art promenade, located on Jeddah’s waterfront, is a new area full of surprises with different entertainment every night. Until August 31, you can watch live performances, fireworks, art installations, eat at your favourite restaurants, and take a stroll to the the beautiful Jeddah Yacht Club.

Jeddah Art Promenade, jeddahseason.sa/jaddeh-art-promenade-en.html

Tick off a bucket list adventure with a Red Sea snorkelling tour

Discover the stunning marine life and colourful coral reefs of the Red Sea with a snorkelling tour just off the coast of Jeddah.  The one-day itinerary includes an underwater tour guided by an instructor, snacks and refreshments, and all the snorkelling gear.

Deira Tours, SAR250 per person, Prince Abdullah AlFiasal Street, Jeddah, deira.com.sa/online-store/Snorkeling-From-The-Reef-p471692354

Friday August 26  

See a gorgeous sunrise

Al Rahmah mosque, also knows as the floating mosque, is one of the most distinctive symbols of Jeddah. Built in 1985 on the Red Sea, the popular mosque literally looks like it is floating it is built on pillars under the sea. Visit the mosque between prayers to fully immerse yourself in its beauty and tranquility.

Al-Rahmah Mosque, Corniche Road, Jeddah

Dive into world-class cuisine at Shangri-La Jeddah

The recently opened Shangri-La Jeddah has become a culinary hotspot in the city with a collection of contemporary restaurants and lounges. Indulge in exquisitely crafted patisserie and afternoon tea at COPA, hop on board The Waterfront Kitchen for a luxury yacht dining experience, or find the best authentic Chinese food in Jeddah at Shang Palace.

Burj Assila, Corniche Road, Ash Shati, Jeddah, shangri-la.com/jeddah/shangrila/

Saturday August 27

Discover the House of Islamic Arts at Jeddah Park

Located in Jeddah’s one-stop shopping and entertainment destination Jeddah Park, the House of Islamic Arts is the first of its kind in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The museum contains over 1,000 pieces of Islamic art, from pottery and glass to coins and calligraphy, representing 15 centuries of history.

House of Islamic Arts, Jeddah Park Mall, Jeddah, ticket price SR30, iarts.sa/en/ 

Add a splash of colour to your weekend at Paintball Jeddah

Gather your best team and get ready to satisfy your adrenaline cravings at Midan Paintball. This outdoor adventure is a great opportunity to relieve stress while having fun sneaking up on your friends and blasting them with dye-filled capsules.

Midan Paintball, Mangrove Beach, Prince Abdullah Al Fiasal Street, Jeddah, ticket price SR100 for 120 bullets, 5pm – 12am