6 incredible things to do in Jeddah this weekend: March 2 to 4
Kick off the month in style…
There’s nothing like a weekend full of adventure and well-deserved relaxation after a long week of work. From cultural festivals to music nights, we have you covered.
Here are six incredible things to do in Jeddah this weekend:
Thursday, March 2
Get creative at Lego’s everchanging playbox
Don’t miss the chance to play with Lego at the Everchanging Playbox pop-up inside Jeddah Park mall. From building a giant lego KSA flag to a guided lego station, families can learn all about the timeline of Lego and check out a mini lego version of Salwa Palace.
LEGO, Jeddah Park Mall, Jeddah 23623. February 22 to March 2.
Get rainbow messy at The Colorfly
If you are feeling creative or perhaps celebrating a family occasion this weekend, The Colorfly offers freestyle painting sessions for couples and families. Don’t expect paintbrushes, the studio encourages its budding artists to use everything but tools: painting with hands/body parts and using powder paints, so dress smartly and get ready to get messy.
The Colorfly, Al Hamra District, Jeddah. 1pm to 10pm. Tel:(0)56 323 6267. thecolorfly
Friday, March 3
Celebrate Japanese tradition at this cultural festival
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This weekend, Hayy Jameel is celebrating all things Japan with their first Hayy Matsuri: a Japanese cultural festival celebrating all things tradition, language, and art in all forms. From a tea ceremony to the art of flower arrangement, the weekend is packed with activities from 2pm to 9pm. The festival is free-to-attend but visitors must register their attendance here: hayyjameel.org
Hayy Jameel, Arwa bint Abdulmutalib Street, Al Muhammadiyah District, Jeddah. March 1 to March 4. 2pm to 9pm. hayyjameel.org
Dance the night away at this epic party
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An incredible lineup of DJs are landing in Jeddah’s Juman Park this weekend for one night only. DJ Panda, DJ BKR, DJ Soul, DJ Dasha Mell, and DJ IGX will be performing at Night Dreams on Friday, March 3 from 8pm until late. Tickets are on sale now from SAR400.
Saturday, March 4
Attend a Sotheby’s talk at the Islamic Arts Biennale
Sotheby’s will host a series of talks at the Biennale this month discussing the influences of Islamic art and the important movements in Arab art. On Saturday, Alexandra Roy, Sotheby’s Head of Sale for 20th Century Art / Middle East, will present five key moments of her career at the auction house, talking through rare objects that are consigned to auction, the importance of provenance and how these standout pieces go on to achieve record prices.
Western Hajj Terminal, King Abdulaziz International Airport, Jeddah. March 4, March 7, and March 13. iab2023.org
Indulge in delicious Thai food on the beach
Located on Oía Beach in Jeddah, this Thai restaurant is a perfect spot for a picturesque and indulgent dinner. The restaurant originally started in Marbella and became popular for its stylish interiors, buzzing atmosphere, and exquisite Thai food. What to try? You can’t go wrong with their classic pad thai and prawn satay paired with a passion fruit mojito. For something sweet try the fried banana with honey.
Thai Gallery, Oia Beach, Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Street, 2688, Lulu District, Jeddah 2382. @thaigalleryjeddah