Jeddah is a city that never disappoints its tourists – be it food, culture, tourist places or entertainment, this city has it all. It is not only a place for pilgrims and religious tourists, but entertainment in Jeddah is also always on top of the list for tourists and thus it is a one stop solution for people of all ages people types and families.
Here is a list of the best places in Jeddah for entertainment purposes which you can visit while in the city:
Isn’t the name itself interesting? Well, the place is also as interesting as the name. It is a one-stop entertainment section for children and adults – a perfect family outing. It can be easily spotted on the front of the Red Sea Corniche. The Sail Island has loads of rides for children and adults and also has a playground of sand, ensuring the safety of children. It has a water pool where children and adults can laze and enjoy their day. The entrance tickets are SR 60 for each adult and SR 40 for each child. However, this entry ticket can be redeemed at the food court for meals.
Fayfa Gardens on Tahlia Street in Jeddah is a place where you can find lots of plants and flowers, a pet shop and a zoo. The store’s back door leads to a pleasant area, which is home to a variety of animals including parrots, cats, puppies, rabbits, different types of fish, monkeys and snakes. It also has multiple rides for children, a small cafeteria, decorative garden items and beautiful patio sets.
Atallah Happy Land Theme Park
Talk about the oldest entertainment section at Jeddah, and everybody will talk about the Atallah Happy Land theme park. It is as large as 45, 000 square meters and has elegant interiors and exteriors along with a spectacular sea view. Apart from this exquisite build and structure, this theme park is a major tourist attraction for all kinds of entertainment. It was initially made in 1986 and went for renovation in 2008 with the grand second reopen in 2010. Initially, it had a separate section for children with age group from 3 years to 7 years and the adult’s rides zone was separate. After renovation, there were more rides added to the theme park. The new rides included water boats, roller coaster, giant wheel and several indoor and outdoor games. One catch about this park is that it is open from 5 PM until midnight from Friday to Tuesday. On Wednesday and Thursday, it is open from 05:00 PM to 02:00 AM. The entrance ticket ranges from SR 25 per head to SR 50 per head.
Al Shallal Theme Park
If you are on the lookout for a perfect outing for a complete day with your entire family, then Al Shallal Theme park will end your search. It has loads of rides for adults and children so that all age groups can enjoy. Apart from rides and food, the landscapes also add to the beauty of the park – it has a lakeside view where one can sit and enjoy. Games and rides include the world famous Amazon Wood Roller Coaster and a bowling arena. This theme park also has theatres and auditoriums which are leased out various fun activities and programs. There are also education facilities in the park. The entrance of this park ranges from SR 25 per head to SR 50 per head. However, some rides fee is included in this entrance fees.
The Café Ceramique
For all those art and craft lovers, this place is ideal. It is located in the Stars Avenue and is the one stop entertainment place for people who are looking for a leisurely day out. You can walk up to this place, choose those ceramic pieces that you like and then just begin painting them in all the colours that you like. Once you finish this, you can collect your masterpiece after a week, and glaze them as well for long lasting effect. This place is for all age groups and it also has an exotic food menu for you to choose from. Based on the size of the ceramic piece you choose, you may have to pay anywhere between SR 30 to SR 100 per head.
So! Gear up people and get ready to experience the new level of Entertainment in Jeddah. This part of the city is never satisfied with what it has and is always coming up with new places and ideas.