6 awesome things to do in Jeddah this weekend: October 20 to 22

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There’s nothing like a weekend full of fun and well-deserved relaxation after a long week of work. From new movies to all-white parties, here are some of the best things to do in Jeddah this weekend.

Thursday, October 20

Geek out at Comic Con Arabia


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The world’s biggest comic and cosplay convention is returning to Jeddah this weekend. Comic fans can expect a range of games, activities, and entertainment as well as meet celebrities such as king of the vikings, Alexander Ludwig; Tommy Dunne, the weapons master for films such as Gladiator and Braveheart; Money Heist star Itziar Ituño; David Mazouz from Gotham, and fierce shield maiden, Georgia Hirst. Get your tickets now with prices for day one starting from SAR100, day two SAR125, day three SAR85, or a fan season pass for SAR230.

Jeddah International Exhibition & Convention Center, Jeddah. Thursday, October 20 to Saturday, October 22. 2pm to 11pm. ticketingboxoffice.com / @comicconarabia

Celebrate Diwali weekend with authentic Indian food at Kumar

This authentic Indian restaurant offers delicious food in a cosy family-friendly atmosphere. Located on Abdul Maqsud Khojah road, the restaurant has bright, modern interiors and an outdoor terrace. The menu features one-of-a-kind dishes with traditional Indian flavours such as butter chicken, sizzling fish masala, mixed grill, and special biryani. You will not regret trying the tandoori chicken – one of Chef Kumar’s specialties.

Kumar Restaurant, Abdul Maqsud Khojah, Ar Rawdah, Jeddah 23435. 1pm to 1am. @kumar.ksa

Friday, October 21

Get lost in house music at this all-white beach festival

This Friday, enjoy an incredible lineup of techno house DJs at Technopulse by the Beach. From 9pm onwards, the beachside music festival will see incredible DJs take to the decks including BKR, Chills, K.led, and Mindwhere.Dress code? All white. Tickets are available online from SAR250.

Technopulse by the beach, Jeddah Waves, OIA beach resort, Jeddah. Friday, October 21, 9pm. SAR250, jeddah.platinumlist.net

Watch new DC movie Black Adam

Movie night overdue? This weekend, grab a popcorn and catch the new DC movie Black Adam featuring Hollywood stars Dwayne Johnson and Pierce Brosnan. 5,000 years after being imprisoned for using his ancient almighty powers for vengeance, Black Adam (The Rock) is free and challenged by modern-day heroes who form the Justice Society: Hawkman, Dr. Fate, Atom Smasher and Cyclone.

Vox Cinema, Red Sea Mall, Jeddah. Book tickets: ksa.voxcinemas.com

Saturday, October 22

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at this much-loved café

Run by two siblings, Siblings restaurant and café is known for its flavoursome dishes, homemade cakes, and refreshing drinks. What to try? The menu has something to suit all tastes including fried chicken and waffles, crab bagel, black truffle toast, and steak and eggs. Open from 8.15am daily, Siblings is one of the best places to enjoy breakfast and brunch in Jeddah.

Siblings Restaurant & Cafe, 2603 Al Imam Malek, Ar Rawdah, Jeddah 23435, daily 8.15am to 1am. @siblings.sa

Family fun at Al Shallal Theme Park

Al Shallal theme park, located on Jeddah Corniche, makes for a fun family evening and a great way to end the weekend in style. With a range of adrenaline-pumping rollercoasters to ice skating or boat rides, the theme park is the ideal place for all ages to enjoy themselves. Open from 5pm daily, there’s a bunch of themed restaurants including Lebanese and Chinese food. Plus don’t miss the ice skating rink open everyday from 5.30pm. Ticket prices can be bought online or at the door starting from SAR75.

Al Shallal Theme Park. Daily, 5pm to 2am. Sar75. cobone.com

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