As the new year approaches, Saudi Arabia is preparing to showcase itself as a unique destination for those seeking a special place to welcome the start of 2024. The Kingdom is set to ring in the new year with vibrant activities, delectable cuisine, and extravagant fireworks displays. Here are some recommendations from the Council on where and how to celebrate New Year’s Eve with friends and family.
Boulevard Riyadh City
Boulevard Riyadh City stands out as Riyadh Seasons’ most sought-after zone, offering an array of options including restaurants, shops, musical activities, and entertainment avenues. In past years, it has been a prime location for New Year’s Eve celebrations, featuring a dazzling firework display alongside performances by 13 of the region’s most popular artists. Stay updated on this year’s celebration by checking Riyadh Seasons’ official website.
Winter at Tantora
Returning for its fifth edition on December 21, Winter at Tantora provides a serene escape for those looking to welcome the new year amidst the tranquility of AlUla. Away from city lights, this destination offers unparalleled views of star-lit skies. Consider staying in one of AlUla’s luxurious open resorts for the complete experience. Learn more about Winter at Tantora by clicking here.
Restaurants and Lounges
For a culinary New Year’s Eve experience, connect with your favorite restaurant to inquire about set menu costs, dress codes, and entertainment offerings. Establishments like Meraki, Cello, Koi, and Roka have participated in recent celebrations, offering set menu courses accompanied by live musical entertainment.
Whether you find yourself in Dammam, Al-Khobar, Yanbu, or Jeddah, your city’s local corniche typically hosts captivating firework displays along the waterfront. Plan ahead, bring a blanket, and treat yourself to a delicious mango cone ice cream, a traditional corniche delight, while enjoying the lively fireworks.