6 super things to do in Jeddah this weekend: January 12 to 14

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. From late-night raves to early-morning hikes, we have you covered.

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

Thursday, January 12

Challenge your family to mini-golf at Juman Park

Just one hour away from Jeddah, Juman Park in KAEC is the perfect place to spend time in the great outdoors with your family and friends. Head to the mini golf course, tennis and volleyball courts, playgrounds, the swimming pool, exercise and bicycle stations, the amphitheater, or simply find a spot on the lawn for a picnic.

Juman Park, King Abdulaziz Economic City. visit.kaec.net

Read, eat, and relax at Locals Café

Guaranteed to brighten up your mornings, this cosy pet-friendly cafe displays secondhand books for you to enjoy over a coffee and croissant. The library is run by the Monochrome Bookstore and guests can buy the books to give them a second life. Open from 7am, the menu features dishes such as grilled sandwiches, avocado on toast, and freshly bakes cookies.

Locals cafe, Ibrahim Al Jaffali, Al Andalus, Jeddah 23326, 7am to 11pm. @locals_cafe.sa

Friday, January 13

Rave on the roof at Sky Garden by Technopulse


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A phenomenal line-up of DJs are coming to the HQ roof garden this weekend for a night of dance and electro music. DJs such as Danah, Hats & Klaps, and KLED will take to the decks from 9pm to 2am. Tickets are available online from SAR400. For an additional SAR150, you can upgrade to the Helipad package where you will get a chance have a walk on the HQ Helipad to experience the view from the highest point in Jeddah City.

The Head Quarters Business Park – Jeddah corniche road. Friday, January 13, 9pm to 2am. Doors close at 11.30pm. Tickets from SAR400. jeddah.platinumlist.net

Enjoy the beautiful weather at Yam Beach

Feel like exploring the great outdoors? Yam Beach at KAEC combines the very best beaches, food, music, and activities such as stand up paddle and kayaking. Renowned for its clear turquoise waters, tickets for this daycation spot are priced at SAR100 per person on weekends.

Yam Beach, KAEC, Jeddah. 8am to 6pm.  SAR100 per person on weekends. visit.kaec.net

Saturday, January 14

A refreshing morning hike in Taif

If you’re on the hunt for an adventurous getaway, pack up the hiking gear and take a drive down to the Taif mountains. Taif is one of the closest hiking spots to Jeddah, a two hour drive away and is great for beginners. You can also enjoy a relaxing walk through nature at one of the beautiful beautiful parks including King Abdullah Park and Saysed National Park.

Van Gogh workshop


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This weekend, creative art design RJ Design Jeddah is hosting a Van Gogh workshop. Suitable for all levels, artist Manal Mashat will guide you through the class and teach you to identify the different tools used to create his famous A Starry Night piece, learn how to establish the board, learn how to mix colors, and draw just like Van Gogh. The session costs SAR450 per person.

Al Naeem, Jeddah. January 12 to 14. 6pm to 9pm. 12 years and above. SAR450. Tel:(0)552363938. @rjdesign.jeddah

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