12 top things to do in Jeddah this weekend: June 27 to June 29

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When you live in Jeddah, you’re never short on incredible things to do. Be it new activities or openings to check out, there is always something to do around the corner. Here are the best things to do in Jeddah this weekend.

Thursday June 27

Attend the opening of the Jeddah Season

According to the official Instagram account of Jeddah Season, the opening ceremony will be held on Thursday June 27 at 9.30pm at the Art Promenade area of the Jeddah Waterfront. This year’s festival, which will run until September, will showcase a variety of entertainment, tourism, and cultural activities.

Jeddah Season 2024, June 27 to Sept. @jed.calendar

Have dinner at Manko

Coming in all the way from Paris, Manko serves classic Peruvian flavours with an Asian Influence. The venue’s gastronomic history is shaped by Chef Melio. Complete with great live music, mocktails and so much more, this venue is where you want to go for an exciting dining experience.

Manko Jeddah, G4XQ+C8, Al Khalidiyyah, daily noon to 1am. @manko.ksa

Discover TeamLab Borderless Jeddah

Spanning approximately 10,000 square metres, teamLab Borderless Jeddah, the first-ever teamLab Borderless museum to launch in the Middle East, will be permanently established on the shores of Alarbaeen Lagoon, overlooking the panoramic views of Jeddah Historic District, a Unesco World Heritage Site.

teamLab Borderless Jeddah, Sat to Wed 1pm to 11pm, Thurs & Fri 3pm to 2am, Culture Square, Jeddah Historic District, Jeddah. Ticket starts from SAR50 and can be purchased here

Head out to Humming Tree’s Humming Tea

Humming Tree is an incredible local community in Jeddah and today, you can look forward to connecting over a cup of coffee where you can unwind and relax with likeminded people.

Humming Tea, Al Misk, Al-Hamra’a, 6pm to 8.30pm. @hummingtreecommunity

Friday June 28

Cool down at Water Village

When it comes to summer in Jeddah, you just know it’s going to be hot. Luckily for you, you can cool down at Water Village. Slip and slide all over with the fam and have a good time.

Water Village, Prince Majid Park, Ar Rabwah. Tickets cost SAR39 here.   

Step into the Imagine Monet experience

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There’s a brilliant new immersive Claude Monet show in town, where you can experience the works of the impressionist master in enveloping, 360-degree art exhibits. ‘Imagine Monet’ opens on Friday June 28 and will run until Sunday July 28 at the Jeddah Corniche, as part of the Jeddah Season 2024 festival.

Imagine Monet: The Immersive Exhibition, June 28 to July 28, Jeddah Corniche, Sun to Wed 5pm to midnight, Thurs to Sat 4pm to 12.30am. @jed.calendar

Relax at Boho the Beach


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If you’re looking for a family-friendly beach club in Jeddah, put this at the top of your list, as membership is for families only and must be a minimum of three months. You’ll definitely feel the good vibes at Boho the Beach. Look for the yoga classes or just chill by the beach. Plus, as there are villas, one-bedroom apartments and studios, you can stretch out your relaxation time.

Boho the Beach, 754 Abhar, AZ Zomorod District, Jeddah. bohothebeach.com

Enjoy views of the beach at Marina Social

After a successful restaurant opening in AlUla, he’s opening a second, aptly named, Marina Social Jeddah. Setting up shop in Jeddah Yacht Club on the Red Sea, Marina Social Jeddah is one of the first Mediterranean fine dining restaurants in the city.

Marina Social, Jeddah Yacht Club, daily 5pm to 1am. @marinasocial.sa

Saturday June 29

Check out Kimono

Setting up shop in Jeddah’s As Salamah district, Kimono first opened its doors in Riyadh in 2018 and has a strong focus on contemporary Japanese fusion cuisine at a price that doesn’t break the bank (which we love).

Kimono Jeddah, ERA8753, 2573 Abdul Maqsud Khojah, 8753, daily 4.30pm to 12.30am. @kimono.sa

Ceramic cup-making workshop

If you’re one for arts and crafts, this one’s for you. In this simplified workshop, you will learn how to make a ceramic cup from scratch including tools, burning twice, and delivery.

Ceramic cup-making, Abqarid, 7.30pm. Book your SAR280 ticket here.

Attend a mommy and me workshop


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With summer vacation in full swing, this is the perfect way to spend time with your daughter. Gather up the flowers and make a bouquet by yourself for SAR500.

Mommy and me workshop, Jumana Space, Al Nahda District, 3pm to 7pm. Register here

Check out Fakieh Aquarium

Fakieh Aquarium

Tour around the Fakieh Aquarium and discover more than 200 aquatic species, including sharks, groupers, stingrays, sea horses, and moray eels. The aquarium also offers a range of shops, restaurants, and activities such as the penguin and dolphin shows, making it a great place for the whole family to go on an educational adventure.

Fakieh Aquarium, Next to Al Kurnaysh Rd, Al Nawras, Jeddah 23413, Sat to Thu 10am to 11pm, Fri 12pm to 11pm. SAR55 per person for the aquarium tour here.