7 amazing things to do in Riyadh this weekend: April 13 to April 15

Your weekend, our way…

It’s finally Thursday, and if you’ve had a long five days, you can now finally kick back and relax. Let us take care of your weekend plans. For things to do in Riyadh this weekend, you can enjoy Ramadan-themed activities and so much more.

Thursday April 13

Attend Oud Square’s Layali Hawiyah Hayyah

To set the tone right for this weekend, make your way down to Oud Square’s Layali Hawiyah Hayyah. It’s a Ramadan-themed event complete with a street theatre showcasing movies about Saudi culture and traditions, live demonstrations by local craftsmen and an outdoor exhibition.

Oud Square’s Layali Hawiyah Hayyah, Al Safarat, DQ, until Friday April 14, daily 9pm to 2am. @oudsquare

Be adventurous at Ebda Adventure Park

If you’ve been feeling a little restless lately, Ebda Adventure Parks is where you want to go. And this weekend you can enjoy discounted tickets for Ramadan. You can enjoy two hours full of fun for SAR100 and an additional hour for SAR30. Strap yourself in for a fun time.

Ebda Adventure Parks, Boulevard Riyadh City, daily 5pm to 2am. @ebdaadventureparks

Dig into Baozi Ramadan bao


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After an amazing bao to tuck into for iftar? Head on over to Baozi and buy yourself a bao and sit down. Fillings options include shawarma, falafel, halloumi, and eggplant.

Baozi, Al Urubah Street, Olaya,SAR79, daily 3.30pm to 2.30am.  @baozi.sa

Friday April 14

Go shopping at the Ramadan DQ Souq


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Missing the DQ souq? Well, you can now make your way down to the Ramadan version of the souq. Items being sold usually include organic foods (including veggies and fresh fruits) and bakery items along with body-care products.

The Ramadan DQ Souq, Behind AlArabiya Building, until Tue Apr 18, daily 9pm to 1am. @saudidq

Try out Eloge’s Ramadan buffet


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Sister venue to the award-winning spot Oplaisir, Eloge is one of the newest French restaurants in the capital. For iftar, you can dig into a top-tier buffet with international cuisine for SAR150.

Éloge, Al Thumamah, Ar Rabi, daily 7am to midnight. @eloge_ksa.

Head to Tokyo for the Ramadan-themed dessert


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It’s the last weekend in Ramadan, and if you want to dig a Ramadan special before it’s gone, you need to try the amazing limited-time date cake topped with cotton floss, gold leaves and saffron sauce at Tokyo Arabia.

Tokyo Arabia, Al Urubah Rd, As Sulimaniyah, SAR58, daily 6pm to 2am. @tokyo_arabia

Saturday April 15

Shop the Charles & Keith’s Ramadan collection

Haven’t found the it piece for Ramadan wardrobe this year? Enter Charles & Keith. When it comes to bags and shoes you’ll find classic designs with gem and chain embellishments consistent throughout the collection. Get ready to shop till you drop.


Have iftar at OXAR Prime Steak Hall


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Out for a meatier experience for things to do in Riyadh this weekend? OXAR Prime Steak Hall is the place you want to go. There are two options for the iftar menu, you can have a burger of your choice with soup and salad for SAR79 or soup, salad, steaks and more for SAR109.

OXAR Prime Steak Hall, Prince Turki Bin Abdulaziz Al Awal Rd, King Saud University, daily 5pm to 3am. @oxarksa

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