Enjoy Eid Staycation at KAUST

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 Posted on May 26, 2019

For our community members that are having a Staycation at KAUST, there will be lots to keep you busy!

Special DAILY activities (2 – 6 June)

In addition to regularly offered activities at KAUST, join these special activities available every day over Eid.

  • Bowling alley (opening early at 11.00 a.m. and first hour free!)
  • Playland (IRC) (Sun-Tues 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., Thurs and Fri 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. //Closed Wed)
  • Soft play area at Racquet Club (8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
  • Inflatables in the IRC arena (4:00 pm- 8:00 p.m.)
  • Footgolf at the Golf Club (6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.)
  • Discovery Cinema schedule:

  • Cinema "Pick-a-Match" game. (3 – 8 June, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. only)
    • Touch Screen will be located near Cinema reception. Prizes for those who complete the game while supplies last.
  • Arts and crafts for kids at the Harbor Library (2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.). A different craft each day!
    • Sunday 2 June:  Circus Diorama and Puppet Theater
    • Monday 3 June: Paper Plate Tambourine
    • Tuesday 4 June: Box Bus and Truck
    • Wednesday 5 June: Miniature Stonehenge
    • Thursday 6 June: Simple Paper Flower Craft

Special events

 There are also several large events going on over the Eid week:

Monday 3 June - Community Potluck Iftar

North Beach - Sunset

Watch the sunset over the sea and enjoy a casual and relaxed iftar with your family, colleagues, neighbors, and fellow community members! This is a bring-your-own potluck style event. Bring your own food and drinks, picnic blankets, and beach activities. Feel free to bring enough to share!

Thursday 6 June - Picnic on the Green

Safaa Golf Club - 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 

  • Golf themed games including: treasure hunt, foot golf, mini putt, and golf pong
  • Bouncy castle
  • Music
  • Food and drinks
  • And more!


Friday 7 June – Beach Splash

South Beach - 3:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

  • Music with DJ 'The Engineers' (5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.)
  • Free pedalo and kayaks (3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
  • Volleyball and football
  • Kites for sale
  • Inflatables, magic shows and pony rides for kids
  • Hot food and Beat-the-Heat Mocktails
  • And more!


Saturday 8 June – Hawaiian Pool Party

Island Recreation Center -  4:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

There are prizes to be won! Come dressed in their best Hawaiian outfit or best homemade lei.

  • Pool slide and in-pool obstacle course, 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Live band
  • Live BBQ and cold drinks
  • For kids: Best Hawaiian costume or homemade lei for a chance to win great prizes!


If you are traveling this Eid break, safe travels. If you're staying at KAUST, enjoy your staycation!



Omar Al-Omar

Director, Community Services & Engagement

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