The How, Where, What of Riyadh for the Week: November 15 – 21

Well, well, it seems that events caravan has rolled into town!

We’re always happy to find things for every type of Riyadhi to do—whether it be the adventure seekers, home buddies, shopaholics, our city’s young dwellers and more; and so without further ado…


The King Abdulaziz Race Course
Here’s a weekend treat for equestrian lovers in the city! The horse racing season has commenced so it’s time to head on out to the tracks. The King Abdulaziz Race Course is open to the public and even if you’re not big on watching the races, you’ll still find fun things to discover and do with your family here:

A Day at the Races – The Saudi Equestrian Club


Le Churro Station now open on Tahliya St.
Churros are bread sticks that dare to dream. Le Churro station is the latest snack shack on Tahliya that hopes to revive the love for these warm crunchy sticks of yum (when done right).


Barbecue Season is upon us!
Actually, we love our grilled everything any day of the year but winter is just extra delightful because you get to do it with the fam bam and friends outdoors. When you live in the Arab world, you get front row seat to some absolutely amazing Mashwi, for those in need of a refresher on your meats, check out:

The Non Arab’s Guide To Middle Eastern Mashwi

Visit – Awesome events for every Riyadhi

Riyadh Motor Show for Petrol heads and car enthusiasts
Back for its 30th edition, the Riyadh Motor Show is the longest-running and leading car show in the Middle East, get the details here:

Riyadh Motor Show 2015
Don’t miss the Light Festival at Mishkat
Organized by our friends at Mishkat Interactive Center for Atomic and Renewable Energy, the Light or Noor Festival is happening from the 15th to 25th of November. This is bound to be a whole lot of fun, learning, and discovery for both young and old. For information, check out:

Festival of Light
And here’s one for the Fashion lovers
Happening at Alaan Artspace from 15-19 of November, the Showroom will feature fresh high end brands both local and international for a pop-up extravaganza:

The Showroom

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