It’s everyone’s favorite time of year. The holidays are finally here and after a seemingly endless 2018 everyone is excited to start their countdown for the new year. Can’t wait to soak up the Christmas cheer, fill your belly, and soothe your soul with hearty eats and quality time with your loved ones? Read on to know what the Tip n’ Tag Team has put together for you so you can end your year in style. Oh, and don’t forget to check out our Christmas Special again for more fun, festive activities and events.
Yazan Sarayrah Live ft. Lima @ Portico Resto-Pub
December 25 @ 9:00 p.m.
Intense and extraordinary, Yazan Sarayrah’s distinctive music is as far out as the man behind it. After a two-month tour around Egypt, he is back to play in Amman again. His kaleidoscopic fusions of Bedouin indie grooves with breathtaking psychedelic tunes will take you into a state of trance. Make plans to spend your night at Portico this Tuesday to see (and hear) for yourself. Supported by Amstel-JO.
Price: 10 JD before 11:00 p.m. | Includes one free Amstel Lite beer for the first 48 attendees
15 JD after 11:00 p.m.
Etihad String Orchestra Winter Concert @ Amman Royal Cultural Center
December 23 @ 7:30 p.m.
Led by Karim Said and playing some of the most beautiful compositions of Beethoven and Corelli, the Etihad String Orchestra promises to bring you sounds of depth and resonance in an exceptional musical experience. In such cold weather, this unforgettable night will warm the cockles of your heart.
Price: 10 JD | For adults
5 JD | For students who present their student ID at the door
Christmas Day Lunch @ Rodeo Grill Steakhouse
December 25 @ 1:00 p.m.
If you’re a true meat lover, you shouldn’t think twice about where to have your Christmas Day lunch. Indulge in a special 3-course menu including sea scallops with pumpkin puree and angus beef tenderloin steak cooked to perfection by Rodeo Grill Steakhouse’s talented chefs. Their heavenly creations will fill both your heart and your tummy.
Price: 45++ JD per person | Includes soft drinks
Christmas Day @ ThreeSixty
December 25 @ 1:00 p.m.
What is Christmas without family, friends, and a fitting feast? Gather your loved ones and celebrate the day at ThreeSixty with a festive holiday buffet of seafood, carving stations, cheese and mouthwatering desserts. The cheerful old man in red will make a special appearance with gifts and surprises for your little ones.
Price: 32 JD | Includes soft drinks
42 JD | Includes alcoholic beverages
*50% off for children between 6 to 12 years old.
Hiking Enbah @ Have a Hike
December 28 @ 7:00 a.m.
Who said hikes are only for the summer? Join Have A Hike on their trip to Enbah forest and explore the beauty of green woodlands of oaks and olive trees, spanning across rolling hills and valleys. Meet new people, spend your day amidst splendid views, and get your blood pumping walking this easy trail. For more info, click here.
Price: 18 JD per person | Includes transportation, guide, and lunch
Sweifyeh Neighborhood Group Run & Brunch @ Running Amman
December 28 @ 7:45 a.m.
Get up and get moving while the weather allows it. Running Amman is organizing a group run this Friday morning. Embrace new friendships while getting the exercise your body needs. Post run, the group will enjoy a quick brunch together for that little extra incentive. What better way to get your day started? To RSVP, click here.
Capoeira Class @ Jadal for Knowledge and Culture
December 27 @ 6:30 p.m.
Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art that teaches strength, coordination, and body dialogue. Combined with music, this unique fitness and mind training will leave you feeling more flexible, agile, and balanced. Make sure you put some comfortable clothes on before you head there.
Price: 8 JD | Drop-in class
50 JD | Monthly package of 8 classes
Kundalini Yoga Class @ Prana Space
December 24 @ 5:45 p.m.
Kundalini is a Sanskrit word meaning serpent power, referring to energy thought to be coiled at the base of one’s spine just like a snake. As a Christmas treat, Prana Space is offering you free Kundalini Yoga classes. Book your spot and awaken this mysterious spiritual power of complete consciousness you have buried within.
Figuratively Speaking by Hanan Khalil @ Jacaranda Images
December 23 @ 11:00 a.m.
Idioms and metaphors are abundant in all cultures and languages. They add a certain spice to any conversation and seem to be mysteriously yet collectively understood by everyone. Over the past 12 months, Hanan Khalil has been translating the funniest Arabic expressions into colorful illustrations and delightful sketches. More than 80 of her original works will be on display at the Jacaranda Images exhibition until the end of the month.
The Hejaz Railway Exhibition @ The Royal Automobile Museum
December 23 @ 10:00 a.m.
In partnership with Goethe Institut Jordanien, this exhibition follows the Hejaz railway from concept to construction, to conflict. Showcasing rare photos from several Jordanian, European, and Turkish archives and collections, it serves as a reminder of the immense project that took place right here in the kingdom over one hundred years ago.
As always Tipsters, stay curious!
The Tip n’ Tag Team
WANT TO PROMOTE YOUR NEXT EVENT? SEND YOUR REQUESTS TO THE TIP N’ TAG TEAM AT ADS@TIPNTAG.COM