The vibrant city of Riyadh welcomes the much-anticipated Riyadh Season 2023, setting the stage for an unforgettable experience. This season opened its doors on Saturday, October 28, unveiling over 10 unique zones sprinkled throughout the city, enticing visitors with a diverse array of entertainment. Among these, the highlighted zones include Boulevard Riyadh City and the returning Boulevard World, promising an adventure that caters to every taste.
Riyadh Season Zones: Where Wonders Await
These zones make up the heart of Riyadh Season 2023, each offering a unique experience to explore:
Boulevard City: Positioned in the north of Riyadh, Boulevard Riyadh City stands as one of the most crucial destinations of the season, offering a variety of entertainment. It features gardens, a dance fountain, numerous cafes, local and global restaurants, and shops showcasing renowned local and world brands.
Boulevard World: A fusion of diverse cultures presenting a variety of experiences including art, sports, and beyond awaits visitors. Guests have the opportunity to participate in activities such as a shooting range, a haunted house exploration, diverse games for children, an amusement park adventure, an encounter at a dolphinarium, and numerous other engaging options.
VIA Riyadh: This complex boasts a five-star hotel, a luxury cinema, exclusive boutiques, as well as fine restaurants and cafes.
Wonder Garden: A magical amusement park divided into three distinct zones, promising unique rides, sightings of pink flamingos, and areas teeming with beautiful butterflies and exquisite trees.
The Groves: This year, The Groves returns with a permanent setup in an all-new venue. This zone offers visitors an enchanting blend of entertainment, dining, and art, providing a captivating experience for all attendees.
Food Truck Park: Connecting local and international cultures through a global food truck festival, offering diverse flavors to cater to every palate.
Riyadh Zoo: Back with increased capacity, the zoo brings together wildlife wonders in one place. Journey through six sub-areas mirroring the forests of Africa and get a glimpse of the endangered red panda – a first in the Middle East.
Souq Al Awaleen: A remarkable experience immersing visitors in the charm of an old Najdi market, where traditional goods, performances, and events come to life, paying homage to the rich past of the region.
Roshn Front: An urban experience redefining work, play, dining, and shopping in Riyadh. With a focus on human-centered design and social spaces, Roshn Front becomes a hub of connection, curiosity, and innovation.
Suwaidi Park: Playing host to seven diverse cultures over seven weeks, this park offers a unique and distinctive entertainment experience, providing visitors with a trip full of varied activities representing different countries through food, music, entertainment shows, and folk dances.
Live Events Unveiled
Additionally, Riyadh Season 2023 is set to host exciting live events that add another layer of excitement to this spectacular season:
Riyadh Season Tennis Cup: Scheduled from December 26-27, this prestigious tennis tournament will feature accomplished male and female champions, attracting tennis fans from all corners of the world. Highlighted matches include Novak Djokovic versus rising star Carlos Alcaraz in the men’s match and Aryna Sabalenka versus Ons Jabeur in the women’s match, both to be held in the state-of-the-art Kingdom Arena.
Spanish Super Cup 2024: Mark your calendars from January 10-14 as the Spanish Super Cup arrives in Riyadh. Witness legendary clashes between footballing giants, including arch-rivals like Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, FC Barcelona, and Osasuna, culminating in a thrilling final.
Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk Riyadh Fight: The heavyweight championship match between Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk is expected to occur in February 2024 at the newly established Kingdom Arena. However, an official date for the event and ticket details are yet to be announced.