6 celebratory things to do in Jeddah this weekend: Sept 22 to 24

Saudi National Day edition… 

From fireworks to flaming-mocktails, there will be plenty of proud celebrations happening this weekend around Jeddah to celebrate the nation and its 92-year history.

Here’s a round up of some of the best things to do in Jeddah this long weekend:

Thursday, September 22

Unwind with exclusive offers at Waldorf Astoria Spa

WA spa

Spa day overdue? Indulge and relax with Waldorf Astoria’s 20 per cent off spa treatments this weekend. Until September 26, the spa is offering discount on all their services including facials, massages, body scrubs, nail services, and more. If all that pampering has made you slightly peckish, book a table at the hotel’s high-end Italian restaurant Aromi.

Waldorf Astoria, North Corniche Road, Jeddah, 21462. September 20 to September 26, 10am to 10pm. Tel:(0)9 200 3800, hilton.com

Indulge in contemporary Japanese cuisine at Myazū

Memorable dining in a chic atmosphere, this fine dining Japanese restaurant ought to be on top of your date night list. Located in Al Basateen Mall, Myazū creates modern dishes using traditional Japanese techniques. To start the meal in style, order a flaming Hinohana mocktail (lavender infused hibiscus tea). What to eat? Try their wagyu gunkan sushi and salmon katsu. Sweet highlights include frozen mango mousse and Myazu magnums.

Myazū Restaurant, Al Basateen Mall, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Street, Al Rawdah District, Jeddah 23431. Daily 1pm to 1am. @myazusaudi/myazu.com

Friday, September 23

Celebrate with the iconic Royal Guard March

Classic car and horse parades will be taking to the streets on Friday with outstanding musical performances brought to you by the military band to celebrate the nation’s history and heritage. The parades are free for all and start from 5pm onwards.

Friday, September 23. 5pm to 12am. enjoy.sa

Watch a magnificent firework display

National Day KSA fireworks

Wondering where to watch fireworks this weekend?  A firework show will light up the skies on Friday at the Jeddah Season parking spots to celebrate the 92nd national day. The display will take place at 9pm and is free for all. Prepare to be amazed.

Jeddah Season parking spots. Friday September 23, 9pm. enjoy.sa

Saturday, September 24

Sing along to live concerts from Angham and Ahmed Saad

Egyptian singers Angham and Ahmed Saad will both be performing live this weekend at Benchmark Stage, Jeddah Season. Sing along to their popular hits from 9pm onwards. Ticket prices start from SAR275 and are selling out fast, you can get yours here.

Benchmark Stage, Jeddah Season, Jeddah. Saturday, September 24, 9pm to 12am. Tickets from SAR275: ticketingboxoffice.com

Children will love this mega play centre

Wondering where to take the kids this weekend? Boost is a kids entertainment centre with two floors of exciting games, entertainment, food, and music. Boost has two floors full of exciting games and activities including mini golf, laser, trampoline park, human claw, simulation games, drone racing, a toddler park, and more. The restaurant has a wide variety of dishes to keep the whole family happy including coffee, ice cream, pizza, burgers, and salads.

Boost, Gold Moor, Ahmad Al Attas, 7216, Jeddah 23425. Sunday to Friday 4pm to 12am and Saturday 2pm to 12am. boostsaudi.com

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