7 things to do in Egypt during Eid El-Adha

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Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 11:25 GMT

Marsa Alam Sea – Cover Photo – The Best Places of Egypt Facebook page

Marsa Alam Sea – Cover Photo – The Best Places of Egypt Facebook page

CAIRO – 16 August 2018: Whether you are in Cairo or Sahel, there are things to do and places to go during this Eid El-Adha. After a long month of work, you have earned yourself some free time, so get packing and get going.

Between bazaars, North Coast events and adventurous trips in Dahab, we’ve got you covered.

Chill O'posite Festival 2018 in Dahab

If you can manage to get out of crowded Cairo and haven’t yet visited Dahab, then get moving because you definitely don’t want to miss this music festival that will be held from Aug. 22 to 25.

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Not only will you get to hear music made by international guests and MENA artists, you’ll also get to visit a variety of places such as the Sheikh Ali Resort Pool, Totta Downtown Dahab and Wadi Al Twailat.

You can check details regarding accommodation and packages via https://www.chillopositefestival.com/tickets

North Beach Event by Emaar Misr at Marassi
From a live performance by Mahmoud El Esseily to glitter face painting, Marassi is going all out this Friday with a carnival from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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So instead of just sunbathing by the beach, why not do it with glitter on your face, music in your ears and an acrobatics show for entertainment!

‘The Egyptian Jazz Projekt’ at Salt Beach & Restobar

For all you jazz fans looking to kick-start Eid with some nostalgia, head straight to the Salt Beach & Restobar on Aug. 17 at 11:30 p.m. and enjoy the night ahead of you with great music and a definite better weather forecast than Cairo.

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‘Run to Eid’ by Active Go

Instead of spending Eid shopping or relaxing by the beach, put those running shoes on and go for a family run.

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This 5-kilometer run that will take place in Maadi on Aug. 17 needs you to be an early riser because the meeting point is in front of Family Cinema at 7 a.m. For those of you who want to participate but aren’t used to doing sports regularly, there will be a fitness exercise before the run to get everyone started.

Pre-Eid Bazaar at Tivoli Dome

Feel more like shopping, redecorating your house and perhaps introducing your jewelry box to a new pair of earrings?

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Tivoli Dome in Heliopolis will be holding a pre-Eid bazaar hosted by Egy Bazaar, alongside a festival and performance, with loads of jewelry to choose from on display, starting Aug. 16 to Aug. 17.

147th Rove in Dahab

This Eid trip, organized by Rove Egypt, is all about getting adventurous! From the Aug. 21-25, you’ll be snorkeling, enjoying Bedouin night, strolling at the Friday market and stargazing at the campfire.

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Eid El Adha in Marsa Alam

Already been to Dahab and looking for a different adventure this time? Eid El Adha in Marsa Alam, hosted by Desert Adventures Egypt, is from Aug. 21-25.

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From snorkeling to boat trips, this adventure will help give your mind a break from the city life in Cairo.

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