Eid Statycation 2018

Eid Staycation 2018

 Posted on Aug 26, 2018

‚ÄčThe Community Life Get Engaged Team, in partnership with the Recreation, Golf, Marine, Food & Retail and Transportation departments, hosted a variety of events for those celebrating the Eid holiday at KAUST.    

Traditional Eid buffets and delicacies were offered by numerous restaurants and eateries. Prizes were given away during the week that included grand prizes of business class flights for 10 lucky winners!  

Over 2,700 community members attended six main events that took place during the week: 

Besides the Seaside Ampitheater, Sunday Aug. 19th, had a live band, magic show, pony rides, fairground games, kid's corner, face painting, bouncy castle, fish and chips, ice cream van and Live Arabic coffee.

Fun & Games at Safaa Golf Club, Monday Aug. 20th, was a lot of fun with golf games/challenges, footgolf, a treasure hunt, Ruby the camel, bouncy castle, ice cream van, live BBQ and other refreshments. 

Picnic at KAM Park, Tuesday Aug. 21st, where on-site shore snorkeling took place.  Wet & dry inflatables, face painting, sports day races, sunset yoga, live BBQ, Arabic Coffee, food sales, clowns, kites were amongst the activities. 

Pool Party & Play at the IRC, Wednesday Aug. 22nd, where the fun consisted of sunset yoga, an obstacle race, family games on the beach, BBQ, small bouncy castle, pool inflatables and floaters, along with a Dive-In movie. 

Beach Party at South Beach, Thursday Aug. 23rd.  Party activitie included sailing taster sessions, a beach volleyball tournament, beach football, kites, sand toys/games, decorated sun hat competition, foam inflatives, face painting, pony rides, food stations/live BBQ, ice cream van. 

Munch & Movies at Discovery Cinema that happened throughout the week. Family friendly movies like Sing, The Stolen Princess, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Toy Story 3, The Croods, Ratatouille were shown. 

Please send your Eid Staycation feedback to GetEngaged@kaust.edu.sa

Eid Staycation 2018