Ahhhh October. The month where autumn sinks in, cardigans start to come out and the leaves start changing color. It’s also the month known for Oktoberfest, Halloween and thanks to Amman’s event scene…lot’s and lot’s of things to do! So let’s get right to it shall we? We here at the Tip n’ Tag team, with the help of our fantastic Tipster community have collected the best events of the week! From live music with local and international stars, food for your soul with mindfulness sessions, dance classes for toddlers and everything in between. Get your calendars out and start marking!
B-PONG Tournament @ Tipsy Cow
Sunday & Tuesday, October 1 & 3 @ 5:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
You sink it, they drink it! This B-Pong Tournament brought to you by Amstel-Jordan at Tipsy Cow this week is going to test your skills. Lets see how good you are at Beer Pong. Played in teams of two, each team takes a turn throwing a table tennis ball into the other teams cups. Winners will be rewarded by the sponsor, AMSTEL Jordan and if this sounds like something up your alley, you’ll be happy to know there will be special offers on pitchers, bottles and delicious food! Check out the page for more information.
Moments Festival @ The Boulevard
Thursday and Friday, October 5-6 @ 6:00 p.m – 12:00 a.m.
Looking for a mini-festival this week? Moments Festival is going to be a 2-day event festival with awesome musicians and great vibes at the Boulevard. Cheb Khaled himself will be singing alongside Jaafar, and Autostrad will be playing on the 6th of October! Check out the listings to see all the musicians featured in this awesome event.
Price: 30 – 150 JD (General Pass vs. VIP)
Tense N Tension @ MIST
Thursday, October 5 @ 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
If you feel like rockin’ out, look no further than Tense N Tension’s session this Thursday at MIST! The band will play cover songs from your favorites, including; Scorpions, Guns n’ Roses, Bon Jovi, Queen, Aerosmith, Metallica and more! Entrance is free, show starts at 9:00 p.m., and for 10 JD’s get a drink and some delicious food to go along!
Price: 10 JD
Oktoberfest goes LIVE! @ InterContinental Jordan
Friday, October 6 @ 6:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Fuzz is organizing yet another event, and you know it’ll be good! This Friday, head over to the Outdoor Terrace at the InterContinental to celebrate Oktoberfest in style. Expect mouthwatering food, plenty of drinks and the best live entertainment. Postcards will be coming all the way from Beirut to play alongside local faves Half-Step Down, The Bedroom Practice and B-Side! Doors open 6:00 p.m. sharp, and you’ll be denied entry post 8:00 p.m. so make sure you’re on time. It’s invite only, so check out the page for more details and reservations.
The second chapter in a limited series of parties is kicking off! The party starts at 7:00 p.m. in the Beer Garden to be followed by the musical kick-off at Salute at 11:00 p.m. Shadi Zureik, B-Side, Etchr and Sheva will be dishing out their best tunes. Check out the page for reservations of this Funky, House and Techno event.
Price: 10 JD
Kool & Akadela Live @ Trader Vic’s
Thursday, October 5 @ 9:00 p.m. – 4:00 a.m.
Coming at you all the way from Romania, a country known for being marked as one of the best for electronic music, are the one and only Kool & Akadela! They’ll bring you their 20+ years of musical genius to our little corner of the world, so expect to be schooled! Supported by local talents, AVIDBOLD, Ameed, Should Tapas and Roo… it’s going to be an awesome setup. Make sure you check out the page and reserve your spot!
Price: 15 JD
Mindfullness Meditation Session @ Namaste Zone
Tuesday, October 3 @ 7:45 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
This is food for your soul. The benefits of mindful meditation are insane, and that’s why architect, life coach and mediation teacher Farah Abu Alia is going to pass along some knowledge. Inspired by her visit to India in 2014, Farah’s journey has taken her from curiosity to completing a 10-day silent mindfulness meditation course called Vipassana, one of India’s most ancient techniques of meditation – to now teaching mindful meditation to those around her. Check out the page for more info, and make sure to book your spot!
3rd Annual Anniversary Competition @ CrossFit Crescent
Saturday, October 7 @ 4:00 p.m.
It’s been an awesome three years for CrossFit Crescent…and they’re celebrating in true CrossFit style with a CrossFit competition! This special celebratory member’s competition will host an in-box team, and have 3 main events with judges and special awards in wait! If you’re not a member, then this is a great way to try and check out the place. Just read about the crazy benefits of CrossFit! Check out the page for more information.
Kids Fun Day @ The Art Studio
October 6 @ 4:00 p.m. – October 7 @ 6:00 p.m.
Feel like doing something special for the kids? How about the Kids Fun Day at The Art Studio Amman? It’ll be a day filled with free painting on walls, drawing on paper, enjoying sensory activities like slime and moon sand, dancing, playing games, balloons, snacks and giveaways! Basically, it’s your child’s dream come true. Moms, come enjoy a hot beverage while you watch your kids roam free!
Price: 25 JD
Build-a-Tee @ Mlabbas
October 7 – 12 @ 3:00 p.m.
Ever heard of building your own teddy bear? Well, Mlabbas is doing the t-shirt version of that with “Build-a-Tee”! The tee session is a kids activity at the company’s Abdoun branch, where kids will pick a plain shirt, tote bag or pillow cover and start decorating to their heart’s desire! Once they’re done, staff will press the art work on the spot in minutes! It’s like a kid’s painting you get to keep forever.
Price: Basic Tee’s start at 5 JDs + 5 JD for every add-on
Fun Dance Classes @ Lily Gym
October 1 – 31 @ 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Want to sign your baby up for dance? These Fun Dance Classes at Lily Gym are a great way to introduce your little one to dance. Mom’s join in, to dance with their mini-me’s while being taught by professional dance teacher Ekaterina. Every class is an introduction to another dance style, it’s super fun and is a 8-class program catered to 1.5 – 2 year olds, once or twice a week. Check it out!
Price: 45 – 90 JD
As always Tipsters, stay curious!
The Tip n’ Tag Team