Eid activities

Eid activities

 Posted on Jul 08, 2021

​Are you planning a staycation at KAUST this Eid al-Adha? Enjoy the fun right here at KAUST, there will be lots to keep you entertained!


Summer activities

Many of KAUST's summer activities and programs will keep running throughout the Eid break, like camping, hanging out at the Teen Space, and many more. These activities will make your staycation feel like a vacation! Please review the full list of options here.

On top of that, you can enjoy the following specific Eid activities and offers.

Friday, July 16 – Saturday, July 24

  • Kites and sand toys for sale at the South Beach Shop.
  • The KAUST Inn is once again offering KAUST staff and students a discounted rate for the Eid break. Learn more.


Friday, July 16

  • 3:30 – 7:30 P.M.

          'Beat the Heat' beach barbeque at South Beach with BBQ sandwiches and mocktails for sale, while you can go for a swim in the Red Sea.

Sunday, July 18

  • 4:00 – 9:00 P.M.

          DJ Ralph will play some summer tunes at the IRC pool.

Monday, July 19 – Saturday, July 24

  • Weekday slots: 1:00 P.M., 3:00 P.M., 5:00 P.M., 7:00 P.M., 9:00 P.M.

          Weekend slots: 10:00 A.M., 12:00 P.M., 2:00 P.M., 4:00 P.M., 6:00 P.M., 20:00 P.M.

          Come enjoy Family Bowling at the bowling center and challenge your family to see who scores the most points. Buy 1 game, get 1 game free. Maximum 5 people per lane. Masks need to be worn at all times. For bookings, please contact: 012-808-6627.


Monday, July 19

  • 2:00 – 8:00 P.M.

          Ladies only day will be replaced by a family day at South Beach during Eid.


Wednesday, July 21

  • 5:00 – 7:00 P.M.

          Hop on a 20-minute boat ride and enjoy the KAUST skyline. First come, first served. Payment onsite. Boarding at the Yacht Club Marina, Jetty A.

          - Adult: 25 SAR

          - Child: 12 SAR

Thursday, July 22

  • 5:30 – 7:00 P.M.

          Enjoy a 1.5-hour cruise on the Red Sea. A packed dinner with special menu is included. Preregistration through marinebookings@kaust.edu.sa required no less than 48 hours prior to departure.

          - Adult: 200 SAR

          - 6-12 years old: 115 SAR

          - 0-5 years old: free

  • 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

          Enjoy mini foot golf at Safaa Golf Club's driving range. You can bring your own football or use one from the club. Learn more.

  • 4:00 – 9:00 P.M.

          DJ Ralph will play some summer tunes at the IRC pool.


Friday, July 23

  • 3:30 – 5:30 P.M.

          During family friday par 3 the whole family can enjoy the par 3 course at Safaa Golf Club with music. Equipment will be provided for you. Learn more.


Interested in discovering Saudi Arabia? 

Kanoo Travel is offering tours to Al Baha, Taif, Al Ula, Assir, Tabuk, and many more. Learn more.


Some Community Life areas offer special promotions and operate with adjusted hours during the holiday period. Learn more.

Eid activities

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