Winter Wonderland kicks off today; 42 games in the offing

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More than 300 trailers have been shipped from all over Europe to Riyadh for the English-style winter carnival. — Courtesy photo



Saudi Gazette report

RIYADH —
As part of the Riyadh Season festival, the Riyadh Winter Wonderland will kick off on Tuesday with various games and activities. This week will witness more than 20 events as part of the Riyadh Season, being organized by the General Entertainment Authority. The events for individuals and families are being held in different locations in the capital city.

The Winter Wonderland will be held on an area spreading 200,000 sq. meters, and will include 42 different games and events suitable for all age groups. The largest skating rink in the Middle East and other recreational shows will be held as part of the event.

The Winter Wonderland offers a wide variety of games, competitions, and performances in the presence of many celebrities in an enjoyable atmosphere, with pleasant shopping chances and a range of diners that leave a striking memory of this unique event.

The Wonderland will also feature spectacular fireworks, which start every day all through the event at 9.30 pm, as well as an exhibition of the famous Spanish club Real Madrid, which includes a virtual stadium, the club’s memorabilia such as prizes, titles and and clothes.

The event also features an area of the giant screen of Luna Cinema, Britain’s leading open air cinema, and that will screen new movies via a large screen and open sessions to enjoy the cinema in the open air. Visitors will enjoy participating in the Escape Hotel, where visitors will be able to solve puzzles at a specific time and crack codes.

It is noteworthy that the activities of the Riyadh Season run through Oct. 11 to mid-December in 12 zones, including six main zones and 6 sub-zones spread all over the capital, and includes multiple and diverse activities for different segments of society and age groups.

The Riyadh Season is one of the Saudi seasons launched with the aim of transforming the Kingdom into one of the most important tourist and entertainment destinations in the world, as well as to elevate the Kingdom’s position on the world tourism map.


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