JEDDAH: Launched Oct. 20, 2021, the second edition of Riyadh Season has come to a close after hosting 14 activity zones and welcoming 15 million visitors during its five-month festivities.
The season was launched under the motto “Imagine More,” with tourists visiting from 125 countries.
Riyadh Season became the go-to destination for all sorts of entertainment for families, friends, and international tourists in the Kingdom’s capital.
People were met with a vast array of entertainment options in the 14 zones: Al-Athriyah, Al-Murabaa, Al-Salam Tree, Boulevard Riyadh City, Combat Field, Khalouha, Riyadh Front, Riyadh Safari, Riyadh Oasis, Riyadh Pulse, Winter Wonderland, The Groves, Qariat Zaman, and Via Riyadh.
The season amused its visitors with a whopping 7,500 diversified entertainment events, including 70 Arab concerts, six global concerts, 10 global exhibitions, 350 theatrical shows, 18 Arab plays and six global plays.
Among its attractions were 200 fast food and fine dining restaurants, and 70 coffee shops.
The season’s activities also included two international wrestling matches, a freestyle wrestling tournament, 100 interactive and electronic gaming experiences, and many more.
Riyadh Season saw the joint effort of 1,255 companies that created 150,000 job opportunities for Saudi citizens.
The season succeeded in making the Saudi capital a prominent global and regional player in entertainment and tourist attraction.