Destination #TGIT: What’s Going On, Riyadh?

By Khadija Mohamed

Here’s a list of things to do and places to be to inspire you when you’re planning out this weekend!

Movie to Watch at the Cinema:

Spiderman: Far from Home


For all fans of superhero movies and Marvel, taking a trip to the cinema to watch Spiderman: Far from Home will be a great way to begin your weekend. Don’t worry if you’re still reeling from the intensity of Avengers: Endgame; Spider Man: Far from Home is a light, fun, but still engaging watch. Find the perfect timings for you below:


Restaurant to Visit:



Catch22 is in Riyadh! Visit the restaurant this weekend for a treat and try out their menu items, which consist of comfort food including shrimp, lobster rolls, and many more interesting options. You’ll be sure to find something that appeals to you!

Location: The Zone, Al-Muhammadiyah


Things to Do:

1.Gain a whole new arsenal of skills with classes on kickboxing, horse-riding, and French at the Diplomatic Quarters! These classes will help keep you busy and also ensure you learn skills that may come in handy in the future.

Register for any of these classes here:

DQ Kickboxing Classes:

Date: 27th of July – 8th of August

Location: DQ Sports Facilities, Dareen Street

DQ Horse- Riding Classes

Date: 28th of July – 8th of August

Location: Al Aghar Equestrian Club

DQ French Classes

Date: 28th of July – 1st of August

Location: Tuwaiq Palace, 2664 Alhattan St.

2. Painting Workshop 

Ever wanted to paint under the guidance of an expert? Now you have the chance! The Rasmati painting workshop allows you to paint alongside an instructor and learn new techniques along the way. The workshops take place in restaurants, giving you the chance to have a delicious meal after you’re done!

Register here:

Date: Saturday, 27th of July

Time: 5.00 PM

Location: Piedays Café:






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