Your Jeddah weekend: May 26 to 28

This weekend in Jeddah is all about big names. These include Hollywood actor Tom Cruise and Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton.

Six cool things to enjoy over the weekend in Jeddah. This weekend is all about big names. These include Hollywood actor Tom Cruise and Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton.

You can choose from movies, menus, and music. And the Jeddah Season is still a fun spot for the city. 

Here’s the best Jeddah has to offer this weekend.

May 26, Thursday 

Free entry to Jeddah Art Promenade 

Are you’re looking for a freebie, head over to Jeddah Season’s Jeddah Art Promenade. The festival has announced free entry to the promenade.

The promenade packed with 95 stores, restaurants, cafes, and children’s activities ensures your evening ends with a bang. The evening ends with the nightly fireworks display.

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Now showing– Top Gun

The wait is finally over. Fans have been waiting since the multiple postponements due to Covid-19. Thirty-five years since the original, the Top Gun sequel is finally flying into the cinemas.

The nostalgia-fest brings back the adrenaline rush as you catch up with Pete Mitchell (Tom Cruise). Mitchell is now a US captain in the navy and teaches a class of air-force pilots.

  • Tickets from SAR65.
  • Vox Cinema, Hitteen Dt, Exit 2, Prince Turki Ibn Abdelaziz Al Awwal Road, Al Thaghr, Jeddah

May 27, Friday 

Dinner at Marina Social by Jason Atherton

The Michelin three-star British chef already has restaurants worldwide in London, Hong Kong, and Dubai. Additionally, Jason Atherton is no stranger to Saudi Arabia’s culinary scene.

Atherton already has a restaurant in Al Ula. Come and see what the fuss is about, and book yourself a fine dining experience at this pop-up.

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Enjoy Arabic Night live music

Groove your favorite music The Music Space – is a popular music hotspot for established and emerging artists.

The performance hotspot hosts live music and DJ nights. This Saturday, it will be celebrating Arabic music with singer Lana.

  • SAR200, May 27, 9.30 pm.
  • Tel: (0)55 567 0337.
  • The Music Space, 3456 King Abdul Aziz Rd, An Nahdah, Jeddah

May 28, Saturday 

Model Planes, Cars, and Homes at Darwich Salamah Museum

This Jeddah gem is a cultural dose. The home museum, Darwich Salamah, is named after a Royal Saudi Air Force pilot whose career ended after his plane crashed into the Arabian Gulf.

After the accident, he found a new side hustle: creating model cars, airplanes, and mosques, which are on an impressive display for all to see.

  • Daily from 4.15 pm to 6.15 pm.
  • Tel: 12 620 5566.
  • @darwishalisalamah
  • Darwich Salamah Museum, 3029 Al Ruboua Al Arabiah, Al Hamra District, Jeddah 

Givenchy exhibition, shop till you drop

Treat yourself to the best. Head down to the Red Sea Mall and visit the new Givenchy pop-up exhibition meets shop.

The chic space includes high-end fragrances, and the assistants are on hand for you to select your signature scent.

  • 10 am to 1 am Sat to Thu
  • 1 pm to 1 am Fri.
  • Tel: (0)12 215 1551.
  • Red Sea Mall, Ash Shati, Jeddah

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