What’s Happening In Oman This Week?

13-19 December 2018

Buy Some Jewels

Discover magnificent jewels at the Muscat International Jewellery Exhibition 2018, propelled by various nations. The event offers a golden opportunity to network with industry people, meet potential buyers and traders from all corners of the world, and explore breathtaking designs.

Location: Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre, Airport Heights, Muscat
Time and Date: 12-15 December, 10am to 10pm (2pm to 10pm for the general public)
Contact: +968 9365 6294

Attend A Rock Concert

Enjoy an electric night with one of Muscat’s hottest bands: Smoking Guns. The local rockers promise you an exciting show that will rock your socks off into the weekend. Entry is priced at OMR3 for gentlemen and OMR3 for ladies (including free drinks)

Location: Autobahn, Al Falaj Hotel, Ruwi
Time and Date: 13 December, 9pm to 12am
Contact: +968 9583 8561

Escape To The Desert

Have yourself a family-friendly desert safari in Southern Sharqiyah with a beachside lunch. The trip is a perfect opportunity to explore Oman, make some new friends and learn some camping skills, away from the mundane. Packages are priced at OMR45 for adults, OMR25 for children between 7-12 years old.

Location: Southern Al Sharqiyah
Time and Date: 13-15 December
Contact: +968 9803 8820,

Enjoy Religious Poetry

Sing along in an evening full of Inshad and Sufi performances featuring renowned religious bands from Morocco, Oman, Syria, Tanzania and Yemen. The event blends revered traditions with modern art. A must-see.

Location: Royal Opera House Muscat, Shatti Al Qurum, Muscat
Time and Date: 14 December, 7pm
Contact: +968 9682 4403

Hike Up The Mountains

Climb atop the mountain of Jabal Shams with Twenty3 Extreme as they take you on a 2-hour rugged adventure at the edge of the canyon, reaching an abandoned village and the start of Via Ferrata. Packages vary, with prices ranging from 34 to 87, lunch included.

Location: Jabal Shams, Al Sharqiyah
Time and Date: 15 December, 6am to 7pm
Contact: +968 9068 9823,

Paint Away

Gailani’s Art Retreats are back. Enjoy a full day escape of painting to music with like-minded creative souls. Join the fun at the Crowne Plaza OCEC. Entry priced at OMR18.

Location: Crowne Plaza OCEC, Airport Heights
Time and Date: 15 December, 8.30am to 5pm
Contact: +968 9760 9925

Have Yourself A Picnic Brunch

Head over to Sheraton Oman Hotel and unpack your hamper of goodies at the garden, by the pool where live cooking stations, do-it-yourself BBQ stands and kids activities take place. It’s a place for the whole family to have fun in a picnic-perfect setting. The buffet is priced at OMR20 with soft beverages, OMR30 with house beverages, OMR40 with premium beverages.

Location: Sheraton Oman, Ruwi
Time and Date: 14 December, 1.30pm to 5.30pm
Contact: +968 2237 7777

Dance By The Beach

Dance the night away at Muscat Hills Resort as they celebrate the last Beats By The Beach party for 2018, with an exciting Christmas edition alongside DJ Will Taylor. Entry priced at OMR5 for ladies, and OMR15 for gentlemen.

Location: Muscat Hills Resort, Al Jissah
Time and Date: 14 December, 6pm to 12am
Contact: +968 2237 7777

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