4:00pm, Explore the Muscat Festival
Oman’s most anticipated festivals of the year will kick-off in Al Amerat Park and Naseem Park this Thursday. The 24-day festival will feature rides, local food, live entertainment, and all kinds of amazing cultural exhibitions featuring Omanis from all corners of the Sultanate. For a full schedule of planned events, you can check the website, but we prefer to just wander the parks and explore. The festivities run daily from 4pm-11pm. Entrance is 200 baisa for adults and 100 baisa for children.
Naseem Park, Seeb
Al Amerat Park, Al Amerat
Local Contact Centre: 1111
1:00pm, Sing on the Beach
Get ready to sing and dance in this casual beachfront talent show, or simply sit back in a hammock and enjoy the show between dips in the sea. The event will begin at 1pm and run until 10pm at the picturesque Jebel Sifah beach at Sifawy. Entrance is OMR 15.
Sifawy Boutique Hotel
+968 2474 9111
8:00pm, Learn Salsa & Hit the Floor
If you want to learn some groovy Latin American moves, then head to Oak in the Cave Complex for a free salsa, zouk, and reggaeton workshop at 8pm, then stay to dance the night away from 10pm onward.
The Oak, Cave Complex, Darsait
+968 9933 6078
10:00pm, Go to a New York-style House Party
Grammy award winning DJ Roger Sanchez will be in Oman for the first time, spinning some of his best house music collections at Shangri-La. Tickets start from OMR 20, and the hotel is offering overnight packages as well.
Al Mazaar Amphitheatre
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah
+968 9765 5228
10:00am, Meditate and Donate
Attend the Innerchi mindful Yin and Yang class, which will involve meditation and self-inquiry practices, and 50% of the class fee will be donated to the “white helmet” Syrian Civil Defence volunteers, who are working around the clock to help save civilians Syria. Class fee OMR 18
Innerchi Centre, Qurum
+968 9617 3181
3:50pm, Head to the Track
Witness the hour-long, high-speed endurance cart event, the SWS Sprint Race at the Oman Automobile Association track as part of Muscat Festival’s Motorsport Activities 2017.
Muscat Speedway, Oman Automobile Association
+968 2451 0239