7 great things to do in Riyadh this weekend: December 1 to 3

Cheers to a great new month filled with laughter and fun…

Looking for activities to do with your friends and family? Gear up and grab your crew for a day of fun adventure and activities in Riyadh. From an exciting rooftop dining destination and exhibitions to the loudest and biggest music festival, here’s our list of seven great things to do this weekend.

Thursday December 1

1. Enjoy discounted prices at muvi cinemas


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Score a low-price movie ticket at muvi Cinemas on any day of the week. Whether it’s a thrilling movie, a tear-jerking romance or an action-packed flick, you can watch it for less with the ticket offers. Check out all the latest film releases and start planning your next movie night so you can save those riyals, sit back, and just enjoy the film.

SAR39 for Sun to Wed & SAR45 for Thurs to Sat. The reduced price is valid for the Standard Experience until the end of the year. @muvi_cinemas

2. Gear up for the loudest and biggest music festival

Who’s excited about this year’s SoundStorm? Bringing three incredible days of music, entertainment, and dancing, SoundStorm 2022 will be headlined by its diverse genre. Some of the world’s best-selling artists confirmed to perform include Bruno Mars, DJ Khaled, Marshmello, Busta Rhymes and Fat Joe. Be sure to look out for our exciting coverage on What’s On Instagram.

MDLBeast SoundStorm 2022, Dec 1 to 3, from 4pm, Banban, Riyadh. Book your tickets here. The ticket price starts from SAR149. @mdlbeast.soundstorm

3. Book a ride to MDLBeast SoundStorm


Going to MDLBeast SoundStorm this weekend? Jeeny, Saudi Arabia’s preeminent on-demand service provider for hailing rides, offers festival-goers easy access to the venue in BanBan. As the official transport partner of MDLBeast, Jeeny is offering customers a dedicated pickup and drop-off area. This means it will be a smooth arrival and departure for those travelling to the event with Jeeny. There’s also a Jeeny activation booth within the festival site, which consists of fun games and activities for a chance to win free Jeeny rides and more.

Download the Jeeny app here.

Friday December 2

4. Visit The Line exhibition at JAX

Ever wondered what it will be like to live in NEOM’s The Line city? You now have the chance to see how it looks at The Line Exhibition at Diriyah’s JAX district. During your visit, you will experience detailed designs, architectural models, and informative films explaining the project in all its glory. The six-month-long exhibition in Riyadh offers a far more enriching and engaging experience that takes visitors on a remarkable journey, giving you an in-depth view of NEOM’s sectors and its surrounding natural landscapes where people and technology will come together in harmony with nature. There will also be guided tours available in Arabic and English.

The Line Exhibition, until Apr 29, 2023, Sun to Wed 9am to 11pm, Thurs & Sat 9am to midnight, Fri 3pm to midnight. Tickets are free for all ages 12 years and above, but you must register your visit here. @discoverneom

5. Experience a rooftop supper club at KAFD


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KAFD organises a rooftop supper club every Friday, celebrating food and fine dining by bringing diners together to unwind in a chic setting. On December 2, Chef Sara Aqel, who heads up a talented team of women in Fi’lia Dubai, the first female-led restaurant in the region, will take diners on a night of excellent Italian-Mediterranean food.

‘Level 23’ KAFD Dinner Club, Nov 25, 7.30pm to 11pm, KAFD Area 4, Level 23. Make your reservations here. SAR1,000 per person. @kafd

Saturday December 2

6. Make an appointment for a professional brow treatment


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Ladies, if you’re on a quest to get your brows back in bangin’ shape in no time, then a visit to the newly opened Brau is in order. This chic salon, nestled in Centria Mall, is a total haven and the perfect place to retreat from the busy streets of the city centre. With world-class beauty innovations from around the world, Brau understands the power of the perfect sleek brows and creates an individualised approach for all. From microblading to Ombre brows and HD brows, its brow services are top-notch. We’re so pleased with our brows after a visit to Brau, who performed a treatment on us to build shape, thread and tint. Plus, the service is super personal, and we’ll definitely be returning. Brau also does eyelash treatments like tinting and lifts, semi-permanent makeup, and facials.

Brau, daily 11am to 9pm, Centria Mall, Second Floor. Tel: 011 215 5530. @brau_ksa

7. Enjoy an extravaganza of all things equestrian

Arabian Horse Festival

Check out the largest Arabian horse festival of its kind – the Riyadh Purebred Arabian Horse Festival – showcasing 347 breeds of the species brought by local and international participants. Aside from a beauty competition for the horses, visitors can also enjoy an assortment of fun events, folk dances, music, arts and crafts workshops, and a variety of local and international food amidst a traditional Najdi village setting.

Riyadh Arabian Horse Festival, until Dec 3, 2pm to midnight, Al-Duhami Equestrian Centre, Ad Diriyah 13738 (Coordinates: PFHM+RVJ). Book your tickets here. The ticket price starts from SAR50.

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