As Saudi Arabia gears up to commemorate its 93rd National Day on September 23, 2023, a new identity has been unveiled with the motivating slogan “We Dream and We Achieve.” This year’s National Day theme encapsulates the Kingdom’s unwavering commitment to turning its dreams into reality. The occasion will not only be a time for reflection on the nation’s heritage but also a chance to partake in a series of lively festivities and events that embody the day’s spirit of unity and celebration.
AlUla Music Festival: AZIMUTH 2023
Get ready for an electrifying two-day musical extravaganza as AZIMUTH 2023 graces the Saudi National Day weekend from September 21 to 22. International headliners including Jorja Smith, Chet Faker, Saint Levant, and more are set to grace the stage. Held against the stunning backdrop of AlUla’s surreal landscape, this unique music festival offers sunset-to-sunrise performances, transforming the sand into a dance floor. Immerse yourself in art, food, and entertainment as you groove to the beats of renowned artists under the starlit skies.
Abha Summer Festival: Family Fun and Carnivals
Experience a breath of fresh air at the Abha Summer Festival in Aseer, Saudi Arabia. Surrounded by lush mountains and cool temperatures, this family-friendly festival runs until September 24. Spanning across the sprawling Sama Abha Park, the festival offers a diverse range of attractions. Enjoy the Mifana Food Festival, explore market stalls for local and international cuisine, toys, and souvenirs. Transforming into a classic fairground, the park features thrilling rides, inflatable slides, and carnival games, providing endless entertainment for all ages.
Al-Ahli vs Al-Nassr Football Match: Clash of Titans
On September 22, 2023, at 9:00 PM Saudi time, witness the exhilarating showdown between Al-Ahli and Al-Nassr at a football match that promises to be a riveting clash of stellar names. Al-Nassr boasts legendary Cristiano Ronaldo as their leader, while Al-Ahli shines with international stars like Roberto Firmino and Riyad Mahrez. The game will culminate with a mesmerizing display of fireworks, a fitting tribute to Saudi National Day.
Festive Parades and Dazzling Fireworks in Riyadh
The streets of Riyadh will come alive with vibrant spontaneous parades as jubilant crowds honk horns, wave flags, and dance to the rhythm of celebration. Wear green and join the lively car parades, creating an atmosphere of unity and joy. As the day transitions into night, Riyadh’s skies will light up with awe-inspiring fireworks displays from different parts of the city. Experience the magic of laser and light shows that accompany the dazzling night-time spectacle.