The countdown begins for the return of the Riyadh season with 15 zones and 8,500 entertainment activities
RIYADH: The 2022 third season of Riyadh is set to make a welcome return on October 21 with more than 8,500 activities, General Entertainment Authority Chairman Turki Al-Sheikh said.
GEA last month announced a new logo for this year’s expanded Riyadh season, along with a new tagline: ‘Beyond Imagination’.
This year’s season will offer visitors a wide range of entertainment options, including 108 interactive experiences, eight international shows, 17 Arabic plays, 252 restaurants and cafes, daily fireworks and more than 150 music concerts. .
Al-Sheikh said that the new season will include 15 zones, the most important of which is the Boulevard World zone, which will showcase the cultures of different countries: the United States, France, Greece, India, China , Spain, Japan, Morocco, Mexico and Italy.
The Boulevard World area will offer restaurants, markets and the arts, in addition to options for diving underwater and flying over Riyadh by cable car.
The area also includes the largest man-made lake in the world.
Other areas include Boulevard Riyadh City, Winter Wonderland, Al-Murabaa, Sky Riyadh, Via Riyadh, Riyadh Zoo, Little Riyadh, The Groves, Imagination Park, Al-Suwaidi Park, Souq Al-Zel, Qariat Zaman, Fan Festival and Riyadh . Front.
The Fan Festival area will feature eight large screens to show World Cup matches, with a capacity of 20,000 spectators per game.
It will hold a world exhibition for Argentine footballer Maradona and another exhibition for English club Newcastle. The zone will also showcase international sports brands and virtual technology experiences.
Winter Wonderland returns to Riyadh Season with the largest ice rink in the region and five new games.
The zone contains over 80 games and experiences for all ages, in addition to a number of different entertainment options.
These include weekly festivals in Al-Suwaidi Park, traveling shows and various interactive experiences for families.
The slogan for Riyadh’s inaugural season in 2019 was “Imagine”, while last year’s second edition was held under the banner “Imagine More”.
Last year, the season entertained visitors with 7,500 diverse events, including concerts, exhibitions and theater performances.