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6 amazing things to do in Jeddah this weekend: April 27 to 29

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From the return of Jeddah Season 2023 to a whole month longer to enjoy the Islamic Arts Biennale, we have you covered.

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

Thursday, April 27

Discover Jeddah’s City Walk

Open from Monday, April 24, you can now visit Jeddah Season’s popular family zone, City Walk. From thrilling rides to tasty restaurants, there’s plenty for the whole family. City Walk is open from 6pm every day until June 7, with ticket prices starting from SAR55.

City Walk, Jeddah. April 24 to June 7. Daily 6pm to 1am.  SAR55 entry weekdays, SAR100 weekends. tickets.saudievents.sa

Learn how to make a traditional oil lamp

The Islamic Arts Biennale has been extended by a month, so you can now enjoy all the workshops, talks, exhibitions, and more until May 23. This Thursday, visitors can take part in an oil lamp-making workshop for SAR40 per person. The session, taking place at 8pm, will explore the technique of creating a traditional oil lamp and uncover the ways of lighting buildings and adjusting light levels.

Western Hajj Terminal, King Abdulaziz International Airport, JeddahJanuary 23 to May 23. Sunday to Thursday and Saturdays 11am to 11pm, Fridays 2pm to 11pm. iab2023.org

Friday, April 28

Set your heart racing at Cirque du Soleil

The circus is back in town – and we’re not talking about just any circus. Cirque du Soleil is rolling into Jeddah for the 2023 Jeddah Season festival, and we’re pretty sure it’ll be nothing short of spectacular. Its newest production, Fuzion, lands at King Abdullah Sports City from April 27 to May 26, bringing with it riveting and heart-stopping acrobatic acts and uproarious antics.

Fuzion by Cirque du Soleil, Apr 27 to May 26, King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah. @jed.calendar

Get back to brunch

This brunch at Shang Palace has all your dim sum cravings sorted… 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 at Shangri-La Hotel.

Shang Palace, Shangri-La Hotel, Burj Assila, Corniche Road, Ash Shati, Jeddah 23611. Every Friday and Saturday, 1pm to 4pm. Until December 31st. SAR188 per person. Tel:(0)12 696 8888. shangpalaceksa.com

Saturday, April 29

Fuel up with breakfast at Cereal Protocol


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Breakfast fans, head to Cereal Protocol this weekend to satisfy all your cereal cravings. The whole menu is dedicated to the humble breakfast dish from cereal bowls to cereal lattes.

The House Hotel, City Yard, 2623 Abdul Maqsud Khojah, Ar Rawdah, 8683, Jeddah 23435. Tel:(0) 56 926 0894. @cerealprotocol

Enjoy the glorious weather at Silver Sands Beach

Silver Sands Beach is one of the most popular due to its turquoise waters and exotic coral reefs making it the perfect spot to relax or engage in water activities this weekend.

Prince Abdullah AlFiasal St, Al Lulu, Jeddah, Sun to Fri, 9am to 6pm. silversandsksa.com/beach

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