6 stellar things to do in Jeddah this weekend: September 21 to 23
Have a great weekend…
This weekend marks the Saudi National Day, which means that Jeddah is going to be a very busy city. No matter your plans for the weekend, make sure you have the most fun possible – with baking classes, new coffee shops and more, the city is your oyster.
Here are 6 stellar things to do in Jeddah this weekend…
Thursday, September 21
Get ready for Saudi National Day
Celebrating a nation and a country that has come with leaps and bounds, this weekend marks the celebration of Saudi Arabia. If you’re looking to get in touch with the rich history of the nation the best way to do so is by exploring the gorgeous Historic Jeddah. Head to Al Balad and wander through the ancient UNESCO site learning about the houses that are celebrated for their distinct architecture.
Grab some delicious cookies
A brand-new cookie and coffee shop has just opened its doors and will make your heart sing. The brand new coffee shop boasts to be the best cookies in town – we will be there soon to test them out. Serving cookies, coffee and good vibes daily.
Will, 3932 Al Kayal, Ar Rawdah, open Mon to Sat 5pm to 12am. @will.saudi
Friday, September 22
Try out a brand new watersport
Have you ever wanted to live the boujee sailing lifestyle? Now is the time to learn. The Jeddah Yacht Club and Marina offers Keelboat Sailing lessons and the lessons are available for any skill level, with lessons for kids and women’s only classes – it’s time to set sail.
Jeddah Yacht Club and Marina, ticketmx.com
Fancy food truck work
If you have driven down just about any road in Jeddah then you will have come across the many food trucks parked along the side of the street. If you’re an adventurous eater then you will know that these are the place to be for authentic and delicious food. This weekend we recommend you and your friends hunt down the incredible Caliente food truck for all things taqeuria and alpastor.
Saturday, September 23
Celebrate Saudi National Day
This weekend the Jeddah Promenade will be ramping things up in celebration of the Saudi National Day, think marching bands, the Royal Guard march, folklore shows and more. Immerse yourself in the culture of the Kingdom.
Jeddah Promenade, Ash Shanti, @jeddahpromenade
Boost your baking skills
This weekend the famous Borough market export, Bread Ahead, will be hosting a croissant-making workshop. Say goodbye to store-bought pastries and hello to fresh, home-baked goods. The class takes place from 10am, runs for three hours and is priced at Sar600 per person.
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