Event hunting? You’re in for a huge week. We’re going to be celebrating Jordan’s Independence Day and welcome in Ramadan! So suffice it to say, there’s a lot going on in the last minutes before we settle in and calm things down for the coming month. If you want to get any partying energy out of your system, this list is for you. Plus, we’ve got a few things on here to stimulate your mind and keep you busy for the next 30 days. So pull out your calendars, and start penciling in!
Independence Day Party @ Roman Amphitheater
Wednesday, May 24 @ 7:00 p.m.
Wadi Al-Jazara: Independence Day Hike @ Backpackers JO
Friday, May 26 @ 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Price: 30 JDs
International Leave the Office Early & Come Grab an AMSTEL @ The Corner’s Pub
Tuesday, May 23 @ 3:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Don’t we all wish we could leave the office early? Well, at least for one day, AMSTEL and The Corner’s Pub are making that a reality. Supported by Freedom Music, The Corner’s Pub is the place to be for the International Leave The Office Early & Come Grab an AMSTEL Day! Get there in time for Happy Hour because from 12:00 – 8:00 p.m. you’ll get an awesome 50% off AMSTEL beer and drinks, and from 12:00 – 6:00 p.m. you’ll enjoy 20% off food! Plus, Ghaem Jozi is going to be playing live at 9:00 p.m. so you’ll want to stick around for the show. Trust us, you’ll want to ditch and come up with an excuse for this event. Check out the page for more information.
The Living Room is hosting One Last Dance to wrap up this great season of events. This event is going to be an intimate, early session with FUZZ and AVIDBOLD dominating the music and sponsored by AMSTEL. So you know it’s going to be good. For more information, check out the event page.
Price: 15 JDs + 1 Free AMSTEL
Spring Night @ Little Italy Pizzeria
Monday, May 22 @ 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
It’s a week of lasts, pre-Ramadan, and Little Italy – Pizzeria is no exception. The joint is hosting a Spring Night Event, where you’ll get to enjoy mouth watering food and delicious drinks. DJ Plot Thickens is going to be spinning, and if you choose, AMSTEL is sponsoring the event, where you’ll get a free AMSTEL with every 2 bottles and they’ll be offering all-you-can-drink Santa Margherita wines and other promos! Check out the event page to find out more.
Price: 20 JDs ++
Rami Rais @ MIST Restaurant and Pub
Thursday, May 25 @ 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
The ever talented Rami Rais is performing this Thursday at MIST. Vocalist, composer, singer and guitarist, Rami Rais is going to perform covers and remixes of pop stars, with his own oriental twist. Come enjoy the food, the drinks and the melodic tunes. Make sure you check out the event page, and call to reserve your table!
Seedstars Amman 2017 @ KHBP
Monday, May 22 @ 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Seedstars Worlds is a global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets, and is coming to Amman on May 22. Seed-stage startups in Jordan will compete to represent our country at the competition this year for a chance to win up to 1 million USD in equity! It’s a great opportunity to network with investors and mentors from all over the world. The event page has all the information you need.
Price: Apply for invitation
FuckUp Nights Amman Vol. 3 @ Books@Cafe
Wednesday, May 24 @ 8:00 p.m.
Here’s another way to learn about startups…from those who didn’t make it in the traditional sense. These are the real, down and dirty stories of the startup world. The global movement shares business failures, so you can learn from other’s mistakes. Each speaker will have 7 minutes to share their disasters. There will be time for Q&A’s and networking. Keep up with the page for more information.
Souq Ramadan 2017 @ Grand Hyatt Amman
Saturday, May 27 @ 7:00 p.m.
With Ramadan starting this week, Grand Hyatt Amman is kicking off the Holy Month with a bazaar! This is where delicious arabic cuisine meets awesome atmosphere. The Tracy Terrace will be home to this exciting bazaar, offering guests a buffet, old arabic music and great Ramadan vibes. Make sure to call to reserve your spot!
Price: 40 JD’s
Ahllan Ramadan Bazaar @ Four Seasons Amman
May 25 – May 26 @ 9:00 a.m.
Under the Patronage of Her Highness Princess Dina Mired, Four Seasons is a must on your bazaar – list this week. Whatever your heart may desire for Ramadan in terms of needs, you’ll find here. From Ramadan costumes and accessories to Ramadan sweets. It’s an event to check out as we welcome in the blessed month.
Bedayati Bazaar @ Jadal for Knowledge and Culture
May 22 – May 23 @ 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Developed by the Finn Church Aid (FCA), Bedayati Bazaar is where startup meets bazaar. This bazaar is the culmination of a three month training in retail entrepreneurship by the FCA and in collaboration with MERCURIA Business College in Finland. Support the dreams of those trying to become successful entrepreneurs, and find some cool things to buy as well!
Price: 25 JD or 20 JDs for Students