6 amazing things to do in Jeddah this weekend: December 29 to 31

End the year in style…

End your 2022 with our lineup of cool and exciting happening across the city. From a fun-filled day of watersports to breakfast on a yacht, we have you covered.

Here are six of the best things to do in Jeddah this weekend:

Thursday, December 29

Check out the new exhibition at Athr Gallery

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The new exhibition called The Night Is No Good is open to the public until January 5, 2023. Don’t miss the chance to see the work of artists including Batool Alshomrani, Fahad bin Naif, and Aziz Jamal.

Office Tower Serafi Mega Mall Street, Jeddah 23441. Tel:+966 12 284 5009. athrart.com

Catch up with friends over a burger at Aqui burger


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All the way from Riyadh, the popular Aqui Burger recently opened its doors in Jeddah. The set menu includes only a signature caesar salad, a Wagyu burger, and spiced french fries for SAR98.

 Aqui Burger, Ash Shati, Jeddah 23514. Daily, 4.30pm to 12,30am. @aqui.burger

Friday, December 30

Enjoy your last brunch of the year at Chant bistro


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Slept in? Fear not…Chant Bistro has a range of delicious breakfast items available throughout the day until 5pm, including pastries, desserts, eggs, and more.

Chant Bistro, Al Amal, Street, Jeddah 23621. 9am to 5pm. @chant.bistro

Make the most of the great outdoors at Jeddah Waves


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Jeddah Waves offers the most thrilling water activities for an adrenaline-packed day, including jet skiing, speed boats, kayaking, flyboarding, Seabob scooters, schiller water bikes, and banana boats. Ticket prices for the day start from SAR69 or SAR175 per family couple. There are also beachside food trucks, VIP cabanas, live music, and volleyball courts.

8912 Prince Abdullah AlFiasal St, Al Lulu, 2740, Jeddah 23821. Daily, 10am to 6pm. ticketmx.com

Saturday, December 31

Try Shangri-La’s new breakfast experience on a yacht

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Setting sail from Jeddah’s waterfront, Shangri-La takes the idea of a floating breakfast to a whole new level. Gaze out on the glittering Red Sea as you indulge in breakfast dishes and drinks including Saudi date champagne, Beluga caviar, peach chia pudding, fresh blueberry granola bars, and Saudi sidr honey and fig breakfast parfait. The superyacht breakfast experience takes around 45 minutes.

SAR 9,000 per family for a maximum of five. Tel:+966 12 696 8888. shangrilaexperiences.com.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a view at rooftop lounge Kaia

Say goodbye to 2022 and hello to 2023 at vibrant rooftop lounge Kaia. For SAR488 per person, guests can enjoy a special NYE set menu, live entertainment from the resident DJ and percussionists,  and incredible views over Jeddah’s waterfront.

Kaia, Burj Assila, Corniche Road Ash Shati, Jeddah. 6pm to 2am Tuesday to Saturday. Tel:(0)12 696 8888. kaiajeddah.com / @kaia.jeddah

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