6 fantastic things to do in Jeddah this weekend: November 2 to 4

Have a fab weekend everyone…

This weekend there are plenty of new spots to check out, music festivals to enjoy and make the most of the weather cooling down. Jeddah, this is your weekend to get out there and do all of the fun things you’ve been excited to do.

No matter your plans, here are 6 fantastic things to do in Jeddah this weekend.

Thursday, November 2

Balad Social


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Join MDLBeast’s intimate gathering of Jeddah’s music heads on Bait Zainal’s rooftop in the heart of historic Al-Balad. With iconic views, carefully curated tunes by the finest homegrown and international DJs, and crave-worthy bites, gather your crew and put on your dancing shoes for a night of music, mingling and fun. Homegrown music label Gabu is taking over Balad Social with the freshest house beats,  serving back-to-back sets with local legends like Anmarz, Baloo and Vinyl Mode. So, glam up, grab your friends, and get ready to get Social.

Balad Social, Nov 2, 10pm to 2am, Bait Zainal, Al Balad, Jeddah. The tickets are priced at SAR199 for ladies, SAR249 for gentlemen, and SAR449 for every couple (one lady and one gentleman), and they can be purchased here@mdlbeast

Let the little ones paint


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Taking place every Thursday, for kiddies aged five to 13 – you can book in weekly sessions for the month. It’s the start of the month so you may want to secure your spot for November now.


Friday, November 3

What the Duck 


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Get ready to dive into an extraordinary experience like no other. Blended Entertainment proudly presents ‘What The Duck’, a series of conceptual events that will blow your mind. Immerse yourself in a world where music and art collide in the most sensational way imaginable. Think electrifying beats of top electronic music artists and DJs, such as Dewalta from Berlin, Vinyl Mode and Hats & Klaps, with a twist of art. Mark your calendars and don’t miss the highly anticipated night, set to take place on Friday November 3 at the mesmerising North Beach in Jeddah.

What The Duck, Nov 3, 5pm to 2am, North Beach, Jeddah. The general admission tickets are priced at SAR375 for females, SAR600 for males, and SAR675 for every couple (one male and one female). The tickets can be purchased here. 21 years and above only. @we.r.whattheduck

Brunching at Shang Palace

Shang Palace Jeddah juice bar

This stunning Chinese restaurant is now offering up a weekly Saturday brunch. The feat for the senses takes place every Friday and Saturday from 1pm to 6pm. Enjoy an unlimited set menu featuring dim sum, your choice of two main courses and of course desserts, priced at only Sar188 per person.

Shang Palace, Shangri-La Hotel, Ash Shati, Corniche road, Fri and Sat from 1pm to 6pm, Sar188 per person. shangpalaceksa.com

Saturday, November 4

Check out the new Salty Burger


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A brand new burger joint, and one we can’t wait to try. Salty Burger is the newest outpost in Al Zahra, serving up angus beef, and fried chicken delights – we know where we will be getting lunch on Saturday.

Salty Bun, Ahmad Al Attas, Al Zahra, open Mon to Sat from 1pm to 12am. @saltybun.burger

From ice cream truck to stand-alone shop


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What started out as a humble food truck has expanded into its very own brick-and-mortar location. Coastal specialised in cereal-infused ice creams and milkshakes. Their in-store menu features an additional coffee menu and even it’s own merch.

Coastal, Al Imam Malik street, Ar Rawdah, open daily from 4pm to 12am. @coastal.sa

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