6 cool things to do in Jeddah this weekend: December 22 to 24

Looking for things to do this weekend? 

There’s nothing like a weekend full of adventure and well-deserved relaxation after a long week of work. Whether you are looking to tick off a bucket list adventure or recharge with a grounding yoga session, we have you covered.

Here are six cool things to do in Jeddah this weekend:

Thursday, December 22

Finish off the workweek at Brew 92

Brew 92 has quickly become the go-to hip coffee shop amongst young people in Jeddah (with branches also in Riyadh and Mecca), but despite its popularity, it is a great place to get long hours of work done. They have two branches in Jeddah and both are spacious with a welcoming staff. Brew 92 is also easily the best roastery in Jeddah and the place to be for unbeatable coffee.

Brew 92, Prince Saud Al Faizal Street, Al Khalidiyyah, Jeddah, Sat to Wed 6am to 12am, Thu 6am to 12.30am, Fri 8am to 12.30am. Tel: 012 606 1142, @brew92cafe 

Start the weekend in style at Al Shallal theme park

Al Shallal theme park, located on Jeddah Corniche, makes for a fun family evening. 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

Friday, December 23

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

Delicious breakfast at Bread Ahead

Bread Ahead

Doughnuts, sourdough, pastries, and even a bakery school, Bread Ahead is the place to be for an delicious and indulgent breakfast. We recommend trying the bread basket (SAR22), pistachio doughnuts (SAR15), Saudi coffee donut (SAR15), and a cinnamon bun (SAR16). As well as flaky baked goods, the café also offers a number of all-day dining dishes such as eggs benedict, sourdough pizza, and wagyu burgers. Open from 7am to 12am, there’s plenty of times to kick back, relax, and enjoy great food in good company.

 King Abdulaziz Service Rd, Al Zahra, Jeddah 23424. 7am to 12am daily. Tel: (0)53 843 4670breadahead.com/jeddah

Saturday, December 24

Take the little ones to a creative workshop at Hayy Jameel

Hayy Jameel facade

This Saturday, Hayy Jameel are hosting a diorama making workshop for the little ones.  Children will use printed elements and characters and arrange them in a box to create their own scenes and stories.

Hayy Jameel. Saturday, December 24. 4pm to 6pm. Children aged 8 and above. hayyjameel.org

Recharge with a yoga session at Room No.7


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Ladies, join a grounding yoga flow and cosy beach gathering with hot chocolate at Room No.7 on Saturday. The three-hour experience starts at 4.30pm for Dhs488 per person.

Ar Rawdah, Jeddah 23433. Tel:(0) 56 562 3700. @room.no7

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