Jeddah this weekend: May 19 to 21

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Another weekend Jeddah has got you covered. New exciting sporting activities like, e-foiling, family-friendly activities, Helen's Bakery.

Here’s another weekend; unwind or work out. Jeddah has got you covered. There are exciting new sporting activities – e-foiling, for all – and family-friendly activities galore. These are some of the best things to do in Jeddah this weekend.

May 19 Thursday

Jeddah Pier: a new family-friendly zone.

Suppose you are familiar with the words Peppa Peg or Paw Patrol. And already know this will get your kids excited, then this activity is for you.

In its full swing, this weekend Jeddah Season has opened a new zone, Jeddah Pier. The spot is a huge amusement park that includes rollercoasters, entertainment shows, and play areas.

Jeddah Pier, Jeddah, daily 5pm to 2am. Ticketmx.jeddahseason.sa

Now showing… Japanese anime movie.

Jujutsu Kaisen has already made history. It has become the fourth highest-grossing anime film in North America. Do you love fantasy features, then you’ll love this.

The film’s story follows Yuta Okkotsu, a student who gets control of a powerful spirit. Yuta joins the Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu High School run by Jujutsu Sorcerers.

Here Yuta learns to channel his newfound powers. There are several screenings across AMC Cinemas in Jeddah. IMAX is highly recommended.

AMC Stars Avenue 9, Jeddah, from SAR85, 11 pm and 1.15 am May 19. amccinemas.com 

Recommended: Top 10 Greatest Hollywood Movies of All Time

May 20 Friday

e-foiling Challenge 

E-foiling is an incredible sport that joins surfing with skateboarding. Thanks to Jeddah Season, you now have the chance to try this sport.

Step onto an electronic foiling board, and glide over the water. The surfboard hovers 80cm above water level and feels like you are flying over water.

E-foiling, participants need to be 13 years old and over. E-foiling water sport takes place at the Jeddah Yacht Club.

The munchy new cookies at Helen’s Bakery

If you crave cakes or cookies, Helen’s Bakery is the place. The Bakery specializes in sweet treats, and they’ve been at it since 1993.

Helen’s recently launched crunchy chocolate cookies on the menu, and this chocolate favorite is available at all of its branches in a box of dozen.

  • Helen’s Bakery, 
  • Tel: (0)12 697 7729. helensbakery.com
  • Kayal Street, Prince Sultan Street, Jeddah. 

May 21 Saturday

Yoga at Olympia Gym Jeddah

Jeddah’s Olympia Gym deserves a special medal. It has served the Jeddah community for ten years and is still going strong.

It’s located in Olympia Sports Arena and is among Jeddah’s most impressive gyms. The gym has separate areas for men and women. It runs a dedicated yoga class at 5 pm this Saturday.

You will need a membership pass or package if you are interested in joining the yoga session.

  • 5 pm Sat. Tel: (0)12 661 1163. olympia.care
  • Olympia Gym Jeddah, Al Kurnaysh Road, Ash Shati, Ash Shati, Jeddah.

Relax, chillout at Dessange Jeddah

Dessange Jeddah is one of the city’s more famous hair and beauty salons. The salon offers a unique pampering package – where you can book two treatments for SAR350.

You have the option to choose from a Morrocan bath, manicure, and pedicure, a relaxing massage of 30 minutes, aloe vera and coconut hair treatment, or a haircut.

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