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Cairo Weekend Guide: What’s Happening This Weekend?
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    Cairo 360

    We’re counting down the seconds to have a relaxing weekend, what about you? Here are your options on how to spend this weekend!

    Arts & Culture


    Dina Targam Exhibition at Picasso Art Gallery

    If you have a taste for art, Dina Targam displays her pieces in an exhibition at Picasso Art Gallery! Known to let the brush guide her process and her emotions flow freely, Tagram pours out her heart and soul into her work. Get ready to have a cathartic experience and grab your friends too to share the moment!

    The Exhibition runs until December 18, for more information, email them at or call them on this number: 02 27367544. 


    Comedy Mix Vol. 3 (Stand Up Comedy Show) at El Sawy Culturewheel

    This weekend, you’re in for a good laugh! Grab your tickets for a good few hours of cackling and giggling; a group of comedians are performing a Stand-Up Comedy Show at El Sawy Culturewheel. The show features Hamza Bahaa, Omar El Hassan, Ahmed El Haridy, Marwan El Moslemany, Moaz Abdelsalam, Reem Nabil, and Abdelrahman Magdy. Quite a handful but very exciting!

    Are you enticed yet? Tickets cost EGP 90, and the show starts at 7:00 pm and ends at 10:00 pm. Book your tickets now here.


    Bazarna POP-UP Winter Market 2nd Edition at Downtown Katameya

    This Friday, Bazarna POP-UP is back with the second edition of its Winter Market, where you can spend your entire day shopping while embracing the winter vibes! The event starts at 11:00 am and ends at 10:00 pm.

    For more information, check the event out here.


    “And This is Cairo” Play by The Return of Dangerously Ridiculous Theater at AUC Falaki Center

    Don’t miss this Saturday’s performance by The Return of Dangerously Ridiculous Theater and AUC Falaki Center of the satirical play “And This is Cairo” (season III). The play, written and directed by Rasha El Gammal, displays six different stories that highlight the social norms in a sarcastic way. It’s their last performance for this play, so hurry and book your tickets here!



    Pilot and Retrograde at Cairo Jazz Club

    Nightowls! We haven’t forgotten about you. Head on to Cairo Jazz Club for a nightlong of music covers that range from Rock by Pilot followed by Pop-Rock covers by Retrograde.

    The night starts at 9:00 pm and ends at 1:00 am, and to reserve your seat, message CJC on their Facebook page here.

    Nakhla + Moose at The Tap Maadi

    Party people, get hyped! The Tap Maadi is hosting DJ Nakhla and Moose to play electronic and house music, respectively. You’ll get to dance, drink, and have your favourite finger foods! 

    Message The Tap Maadi on Facebook, and reserve your table.


    BlacRok at The Tap East

    The party vibes never stop! BlackRok is playing rock and blues covers at The Tap East this Friday. That’s right! More dancing, drinking, and finger food-ing.

    Message The Tap East and book your spot here.

    Andromida Egypt at The Tap West

    Pink Floyd. That’s it, that’s the tweet.

    Andromida is performing their tribute to Pink Floyd. So make sure you don’t miss out on an old but gold night at The Tap West this Friday!

    Message The Tap West on Facebook and book your spot here.


    Raina at Cairo Jazz Club

    We’re taking you on a rollercoaster ride of music this weekend, and this one is quite different! Inspired by Algerian folk Raï music, Rai-na performs at Cairo Jazz Club this Saturday at 9:00 pm. Message CJC to book your seats here and jam along!

    Sunset Terrace at Cairo Jazz Club 610

    Sit back and enjoy the view at Sunset Terrace, Cairo Jazz Club 610! It starts from 4:00 pm until late, and Ayman Nagee and Black 8 will have you on your feet all night with their organic and progressive beats; the perfect way to end a weekend!

    For reservations, message CJC 610 on Facebook.



    Magical Christmas Night at Cairo Opera House

    It’s only a few weeks ’til Christmas, so get in the spirit and join Cairo Opera House for its Magical Christmas Night this Thursday and vibe along to the Christmas aura! The doors open at 7:00 pm and the concert starts at 8:00 pm.

    Book your seats here, and if you want to know more about the concert, visit Tickets Mall’s website.


    El Far3i Live at The Greek Campus 

    Rap fans, rejoice! Jordanian-Palestinian rapper Far3i is back after a two year break with a live performance at The Greek Campus this Friday! The concert is from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm.

    Get your tickets through this link, and visit the event on Facebook for more information.


    Great Symphonies II at Cairo Opera House

    A classical music night well suited for a Saturday night! The Cairo Opera House is playing pieces by Hadyn, Strauss, and Tchaikovsky. The concert starts at 8:00 pm so put on something nice and head down for a relaxing end to your weekend.

    Get your tickets through this link.



    Weekly Kayak Ride at Egyptian Rowing Club

    To all the athletics and sports enthusiasts, Nile Dragons Academy is organising its weekly kayak ride this Friday! So if you enjoy Cairo’s cool winter breeze, you’re in for a ride. Ha!

    Reserve your seat by calling them at 01110010117.

    Tickets cost EGP 150 per person, and the day starts at 9:00 am.


    Ride at Heliopolis and Nasr City with Bescletta 

    Get a good tour around select areas in Cairo with a bicycle ride! Bescletta is organising a ride around Heliopolis and Nasr City at 7:00 am! Early risers, you’ll enjoy this the most.

    Tickets cost EGP 50, and for more information, click here!