NEW
Buy Vouchers

Events in Saudi Arabia

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Saudi Arabia

Welcome

Login to your account below, if you do not have an account, select Register.

Or Login with your preferred Social Media Account

Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign in with Google

Register your account below, if you already have an account, select Login.

Janadriyeh Heritage and Cultural Festival
  • Janadriyeh Heritage and Cultural Festival

  • , Riyadh
MAKE ENQUIRY

Janadriyeh Heritage and Cultural Festival - Saudiarabia

Are you a business owner in Saudi Arabia?

Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Saudi Arabia.

  • Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'

This cultural festival was first held in 1985, and ever since it's been the most famous cultural event in Saudi Arabia. The festival takes place 45 kilometers outside of Riyadh, kicking off with a camel race and then continues for two weeks to display, reenact and showcase history and dance, art and craftsmanship.

This includes traditional pottery making, time-honored wood carvings of doors and windows, weaving and the crafts of traditional jewelry-making and leatherwork. National and folklore artists dance their way through the two weeks, musicians beat to the ancient rhythms of the Arabian Peninsula and poets vie for crowd approval through their recitals.

It's all showmanship and local colour through the decades of history and at 27 years old, still the most popular event in the Kingdom.

Opening hours:

Held every year for two weeks between February and April. Check local papers for male/family only days.

4pm - 12am.

All photo credits: Blue Abaya Photography

You may also like

My Lists

Create New Guide

OR

My Guides
Arrow

Login to create your guides for Saudi Arabia.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide

Cancel

Cancel

Create & Share Your Own 'Mini Guide to Saudi Arabia'

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section

Lists

Part of the My Guide Network

My Guide Saudi Arabia is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations

Quick Pay

Pay By Card


 Store Card Details for Quick Pay