It’s the second week of October and we’re starting to feel the fall weather coming on! That’s why you’ll find that Amman is clawing at it’s last ditch efforts to make the most out of the good weather and weaning you into some indoor events. We here at the Tip n’ Tag team, with the help of our loyal Tipsters, have gathered a few events for you to check out. From Oktoberfest to live music, salsa with a twist, kid’s painting and yoga, to a weekend trip through the Kingdom’s beautiful wadi’s. So pull out your calendars and start ticking off some amazing events to attend!
Oktoberfest @ Orthodox Club
Friday, October 13 @ 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
It’s a double whammy peeps; Friday the 13th and Oktoberfest! Powered by the finest lager beer brewers in Jordan, AMSTEL-Jordan will be the perfect indulgence for Oktoberfest at the Orthodox Club if that’s what floats your boat. It’ll run all day from 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. and there will be lots of dancing, live music, games, food, drinks and an awesome DJ. Check out the page for more information!
Price: Entrance & Buffet 20 JD Advance, 24 JD Door, 10 JD Kids
Escape Live @ Cube Lounge
Monday, October 9 @ 9:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.
Coming at you all the way from Istanbul, Turkey is the one and only Dodic! Spinning sick beats, and with an opening set by JOE and closing set by Funk Noise – awesome music will definitely be in attendance! If that’s what you’re vibing for, then this Monday you’ll know where to head. Maxximize is hosting this event at Cube for a night to remember, so grab your friends and head on over! Check out the page for more information.
Price: 10 JD
Salsa with an Afro Twist @ Trader Vic’s
Wednesday, October 11 @ 9:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
It’s a whole new season to twist things up, and Tempo Dance Academy is kicking it off with Salsa with an Afro Twist at Trader Vic’s this Wednesday! Channel the Afro spirit in you and come and dance the night away. Great music, good mood, awesome vibes and new friends; it’s got all the makings of an epic mid-week change up. Check out the page for more information.
Price: 10 JD
Half-Step Down @ Maestro Restaurant and Bar
Friday, October 13 @ 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
If you’re in the mood for a live music session, Half-Step Down is taking over the stage with their funk music and covers of the best 90’s and 00’s tracks! Sing along and take a trip down memory lane with your friends to the mesmerizing tunes of this local band. Check out the page for more information, reservations and rules.
Price: 5 JD
Amman Design Week @Ras Al Ain Gallery & Hangar
Friday, October 6 – 14 @10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Amman’s ultimate design showcase is back in full stride this week. Don’t miss the chance to immerse yourself in some of the best design highlights by some of the best artists, architects, fashion designers and more showcased throughout Amman. Amman Design Week has so many amazing locations to choose from that you’re best off visiting the website before you go, so you can pick the designers you want to go see.
Cycling Khalda @ Amman Cycling Club
Sunday, October 8 @ 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Feel like enjoying this beautiful weather by cycling around town? If so, you’re in luck. Amman Cycling Club is organizing another Cycling Khalda session this Sunday evening. They provide everything you need; from helmet to bike to water and professional assistance on this 10 km tour. All you need is a good attitude and the desire to take a night ride! Check out the page for more information.
Price: 5 JD
Wadi Maien to Wadi Mujib Trip @ Stronger Team
October 13 – October 14 @ 7:00 a.m – 7:00 p.m.
If you’re looking for a weekend trip away from the city and wanting to make the most of the weather before it gets too cold, then this Wadi Maien to Wadi Mujib trip is for you. You’ll get on the Jordan Trail to explore the wadis and Dead Sea Canyons. Stronger Team will provide transportation, full support, a local guide, water, meals and first aid. All you need to do is check out their page to know what to bring and what the itinerary is. Spaces are limited so book your spot fast!
Price: 85 JD
Paint and Plant @ Shams
Saturday, October 14 @ 11:00 a.m.
Get your kids in touch with nature with a creative twist! Join SHAMS Kids every Saturday during a delicious brunch at Shams El Balad, and bring your kids to their activity area to paint their own terracotta pot, and plant an herb of their choice! It’s a two in one entertainment and education lesson while you get to enjoy good food and some relaxation. Check out the page for more information. P.S.- If you want, you can paint too!
Price: 10 JD
Kids Yoga @ Shams Al Balad
Friday, October 13 @ 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
If you’re looking for something a bit more physical, then SHAMS Kids has got you covered with their Kids Yoga class! Introduce your kids to the world of meditation and mindfulness with a playful yoga session hosted at the garden area of Beit Shams. SHAMS YOGA supports the Yoga Mandala foundation, which provides inner peace and wellness for those displaced by war and conflict. 20% of proceeds go directly to the project.
Price: 12 JD
As always Tipsters, stay curious!
The Tip n’ Tag Team