6 great things to in Jeddah this weekend: Feb 2 to 4
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There’s nothing like a weekend full of adventure and well-deserved relaxation after a long week of work. From fun-filled activities for the whole family to nine-hour raves, we have you covered.
Here are six great things to do in Jeddah this weekend:
Thursday, February 2
A fun-filled family day at the golf
Some of the biggest golfing superstars are headed to King Abdullah Economic City this weekend. Back for its fifth edition, the PIF Saudi International powered by Softbank Investment Advisers will be hosted at the Royal Greens Golf & Country Club from Thursday, February 2 to Sunday, February 5. American star Harold Varner III faces stiff competition from a star-studded field featuring major winners such as Cameron Smith, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, and Bryson DeChambeau at this year’s opening event of the 2023 Asian Tour season. Spectators can also look forward to the vibrant fan village featuring 18-hole mini golf courses, interactive graffiti stations, gaming stations, henna and calligraphy stations, treasure hunts, and food trucks.
Sing your heart out at this karaoke night
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From the iconic orange sofa and rug downstairs to a foosball table and Monica’s kitchen upstairs, Monica’s is full of Friends memorabilia. The café holds plenty of fun events such as chess tournaments, karaoke nights, costume parties, and live streaming of all the world cup games. This Thursday, singing enthusiasts can join in with their Miley Cyrus and Dua Lipa-themed karaoke night from 8pm.
Monica’s, Hasan Naib Al Haram, Al Andalus, Jeddah 23326. Daily 8am to 1am. Tel:(0)54 414 5656. @monicas.sa
Friday, February 3
Indulge in unlimited dim sim
For SAR188, guests can devour unlimited dim sum, a main dish such as sweet and sour chicken, a choice of rice or noodles, and a dessert, finished with delicious traditional Chinese tea. The epic deal is available every weekend from 1pm to 4pm until the end of the year at Shangri-La Hotel.
Shang Palace, Shangri-La Hotel, Burj Assila, Corniche Road, Ash Shati, Jeddah 23611. Every Friday and Saturday, 1pm to 5pm. Until December 31st. SAR188 per person. Tel:(0)12 696 8888. sevenrooms.com
Dance the night away at Break Out Beat
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A phenomenal lineup of DJs is coming to BreakOut Beat Jeddah this weekend including Cosmicat, IGx, DJ Sobia, Chills, and Malkin, plus making his Saudi Arabia debut, DJ Pascal Junior will be headlining. The epic nine-hour rave starts at 6pm until the early hours, tickets are on sale from SAR285 for general admission.
Saturday, February 4
Go on a bike ride along the beach
Hit up the cycle tracks on Jeddah’s Waterfront surrounded by beautiful scenery and art. With 4500-metre-long sports track is perfect for a gentle jog or cycle as you take in the sea breeze and sunlight. The brightly colored light bicycles, equipped for individuals or groups, are available for rent for minutes or hours.
Have a smashing time at Paplo’s restaurant
Paplo’s is a Greek-style restaurant with sensational food and entertainment. Open from 4pm every day, guests can take part in a good old-fashioned plate-smashing session every weekend. Every dish is cooked to perfection, we recommend trying the burrata, truffle rigatoni, and barbecue ribs. Opa!
Paplo’s, Prince Muhammad bin Abdulaziz, Al-Andalus District, Jeddah 23322. Daily 4pm to midnight. Tel:(0)54 144 4254. @paplos.sa