9 top things to do in Riyadh this week: February 25 to February 28

It’s the last week of February…

With February coming to an end, and Ramadan being next month, a lot is going on. Here are all the top-tier things to do in Riyadh this week.

Sunday February 25

Get the ultimate makeup experience


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Coming in from Dubai, Browns & Co’s Chloe will be coming to the capital for just three days. Giving your brows, lips, and eyes the ultimate makeover, this event will be hosted in collaboration with N.Lashes in Saudi Arabia.

Browns & Co and N.Lashes, Al, Olaya St, Alyasmin, Sun Feb 25 to Tue Feb 27. @nlashes.sa

Tuck into Andalusian Dinner

Experience a signature cuisine that captures southern Spain’s traditional flavours and presents them with a fresh, contemporary outlook. Expect full flavours, creativity, interesting textures and exquisite presentation. Moreover, each dish from the set menu will be paired harmoniously with the perfect mocktail, offering a delectable meal.

Andalusian Dinner, 6.30pm to 10.30pm, Azure, Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya Hotel. SAR225 per person. Tel: 053 341 1234.

Monday February 26

Unleash your inner child at the Riyadh Toy Festival

Happening until Friday March 8 at Boulevard Riyadh City, the Riyadh Toy Festival returns every year with a world of toys, exciting experiences, and more. The festival offers 12 entertainment experiences and more than 200 minutes of unique activities. It also offers unlimited learning opportunities at workshops and live shows for different visitors and age groups.

Riyadh Toy Festival, Boulevard Riyadh City. Book your SAR45 ticket here

Have a blast at SnowBlast

With more than 500 tons of snow, the whole family will be swept away in the snowy spectacle as they have snowball fights and, of course, play in the snow. The little ones will love building their very own snowman friend and spinning around the tubing lanes. The four-day experience will be made even more magical by sparkling light shows, roaming acts, and a soft flurry of snowflakes.

SnowBlast KSA 2024, Feb 26 to 29, 4pm, Al Malqa, Riyadh 13516 (Next to the Kingdom Arena). Purchase your tickets here@riyadhseason

Tuesday February 27

 Get jazzy with China Moses


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For fans who want to catch more amazing jazz, the Fenaa Alawwal Centre in Riyadh’s Diplomatic Quarter (DQ) presents its third ‘Safar Nights’ music series with a one-night-only concert featuring jazz and soul diva China Moses.

Safar Nights – China Moses, Feb 27, 7.30pm, Fenaa AlAwwal, Diplomatic Quarter, Riyadh. Book your tickets here@fenaaalawwal

Check out Kuuru


A staple in the Jeddah dining scene, Kuuru prides itself on being a true Nikkei experience. Blending together flavours of Peru and Japan, the Riyadh branch is nestled in a food meets business atmosphere over in King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD). The restaurant is known for its vibrant and colourful dishes served in a fine dining ambience. The menu combines the ancient Japanese cooking technique of robata grilling with a contemporary flair.

Kuuru, KAFD, Sun to Thu 1pm to 11.30pm, Fri to Sat 1pm to midnight. @kuuruksa

Wednesday February 28

Check out the Pierre Hermé Boutique

Luscious, fragrant and delicate, macarons like his rose-lychee-raspberry morsel serve as sufficient proof as to why he has been touted as the “Picasso of Pastry”. And great news for Pierre Hermé fans in Riyadh – the macaron maestro has now opened a new Pierre Hermé Paris patisserie at the luxury Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre in a partnership that marks the chef’s first outpost in Saudi Arabia.

Pierre Hermé Paris Boutique, Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh, daily 10am to 11pm. @pierreherme.fsriyadh

Check out the Imagine Picasso exhibition


The ‘Imagine Picasso’ Exhibition goes beyond the traditional art exhibition format, offering a unique exploration into Pablo Picasso’s creativity, as a pivotal artist of the 20th century. By employing the latest advanced display techniques and technologies, the exhibition seeks to revive more than 200 of Picasso’s creations, giving attendees a distinctive, rich artistic experience, and allowing them to learn about Picasso’s world from a new creative perspective.

Imagine Picasso Exhibition, until Mar 3, Weekdays 4pm to midnight & Weekends 2pm to midnight, Laysen Valley, Riyadh. Tickets can be purchased here. SAR50 for kids & SAR100 for adults. @laysenvalley