8 Top entertainment and food experiences in Riyadh this weekend
Another weekend and a reason to celebrate, and Riyadh, is just the place to do so. You are spoilt for choice this weekend with newly released movies, hip-hop jamming, Tacos, and happy hours.
June 30, Thursday
The Minions sequel
The second film in the Minions series forms a prequel to the Despicable Me franchise. It shows the first time the yellow creatures meet the pre-teen Gru, who eventually becomes their master.
The hunchbacked 11-year-old with a hooked nose is already dreaming of world domination. Gru suddenly has to square off against a villainous stable, the ‘Vicious 6’. The film will keep children and adults amused.
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Mocktail happy hour
Is it a refreshing mocktail you seek? Head straight to the Jama Lounge at DoubleTree at Hilton Riyadh Financial District.
The happy hour lasts from 4 to 7 pm daily, with 30 percent off on their specialty mocktails and other delicacies. Upgrade your order of drinks with snacks.
- Jama Lounge, DoubleTree by Hilton Riyadh Financial District Hotel & Suites,
- Al Ghadir, Unit 3369, 3606 Northern Ring Road, Riyadh 13311.
- The Happy Hour offer is valid until July 31.
- Tel: 054 417 6346.
Unlimited tacos this Thursday evening
What’s the best Thursday activity? Taco Thursdays at 56th Avenue Diner. Every Thursday. You can enjoy all the classic tacos with beef, vegetables, and chicken and slurp these down with margarita mocktails.
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The offer is SAR156+ for unlimited tacos every Thursday from 6.30 pm to 10.30 pm. Plus, you can’t miss the Taco Eating Challenge. Eat as many tacos as possible and stand a chance to win a surprise.
- Unlimited Tacos Thursday at 56th Avenue Diner,
- Thursday 6.30 pm to 10.30 pm,
- Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya, Olaya St, Al Olaya, Riyadh 11433.
- SAR156+ per person.
- Tel: 053 341 1234.
July 1, Friday
This one’s for all Hip-hop fans, AlMashtal Creative Space will transform into a hotbed of hip-hop action. With BeatRoots by Museland. Experience the underground beat jams from regional and local talents.
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A non-stop DJ sets breakdancing to live music performances. The event has pop-up markets selling vinyl records, sneakers, and street fashion.
- BeatRoots by Museland, AlMashtal Creative Space,
- July 1, 5 pm to 12.30 am.
- SAR250 per person.
- Book your tickets here.
Saddle up at an Equestrian Club
Saddle up and train as a professional or just take a leisurely ride. Here complete beginners, and experienced riders, will feel at home, here in the calm, idyllic setting of the Voyage Equestrian Club.
The club offers all categories of riding and livery lessons for all ages and abilities.
- Voyage Equestrian Club,
- Al Janadriyyah, Riyadh 13635.
- Mon to Sat, 5 pm to midnight.
July 2, Saturday
Beat the heat at Takenda and spend time with friends and family. Takenda is Middle East’s most renowned technology entertainment destination. It matters not if you are five or 50.
Takenda has over 60,000 games on offer for all ages. These include arcades, bumper cars, table hockey, and Games suitable for all ages.
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- Takenda Amusement Park,
- Boulevard Riyadh City – Trocadero, Hittin, Riyadh 13516.
Pre-order the 2022/23 Newcastle United jerseys
The 2022/23 season Newcastle United FC Premier League jerseys have arrived. noon.com, the official sleeve sponsor of Middle East’s leading e-commerce platform.
Newcastle fans in Saudi Arabia can soon own the official jerseys. The jerseys will be available by pre-order on noon.com.
When pre-ordering, fans can have the jerseys personalized with their names and preferred numbers.
Beefbar has arrived in Riyadh
Beefbar is a house of outstanding meat and international success. And its entry into Riyadh will add to the world of flavor.
The recently opened location in Riyadh this weekend is understated and yet glamorous. Its excellent menu and a buzzy atmosphere make it the perfect spot for dates.
- Beefbar Riyadh,
- 8712 Prince Abdulaziz Ibn Musaid Ibn Jalawi St,
- As Sulimaniyah, Riyadh 4237 12223,
- Daily 6 pm to 1 am.
- Tel: 9200 04146.