Yet another Jeddah season is here! The grand celebration began on 2nd May 2022, welcoming artists and tourists to the city. With Jeddah’s sea, people, and a gorgeous culture, this season is going to be a blast. Beat the summer blues with 60 days of fun, frolic, and madness. Over 2800 events are lined up for the two-month festival that will cover music, dance, food, theatre, exhibitions, adventure, and a lot more. So let’s celebrate ‘our good days’, which is also the theme of Jeddah season 2022.
Adhering to the Vision 2030 of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia enthusiastically organizes the Jeddah Season every year. Jeddah Season 2022 is a festival welcoming talents from around the world for diverse events. The aim is to promote non-religious tourism in Saudi Arabia with a focus on exploring pop culture spread across the globe. The different zones in Jeddah Season conduct a number of exciting events and activities for tourists and locals alike.
What is Jeddah Season?
Jeddah Season is approximately a 2 month-long festival showcasing a unique set of events of international standards. These include theatrical and artistic performances, Arab and international art concerts, and entertainment cities. One of the major highlights of Jeddah Season 2022 will be the drone formations that will create stunning images of the city in the sky. Further, dazzling fireworks also enhance the beauty of the sky during the 60 days of the event.
About Jeddah Season 2022
Jeddah Season 2022 is going to be a cultural extravaganza catering to adults and kids alike. It is a celebration that will offer spectacular stage & theater shows, exciting games and contests, breathtaking music concerts, energy-filled dance performances, and lots of delicious food and drinks from all over the world. It is an experience that everyone in and around Jeddah looks forward to each year. A lot of tourists also fly in to experience this grand Saudi festival.
Jeddah Season 2022 Dates
Jeddah Season 2022 was launched on the first day of Eid Al-Fitr on May 2, 2022, in the Jeddah Art Promenade Zone. The Jeddah Season will last for 60 days and will see a whopping 2800 plus activities occurring in nine prime zones.
What to expect?
Here are some interesting stats about Jeddah Season 2022:
- The tagline of season 2022 is ‘Our Good Days’
- 2800 exciting events spread over the season
- 140 restaurants and cafes
- 70 interactive experiences
- 60 days of impressive fireworks
- 60 plus fun games
- 20 Arabic concerts
- 7 Arabic plays
- 4 International concerts
- 4 International fairs
- 1 World Circus
The 9 Jeddah Season 2022 zones
There are nine zones in Jeddah Season 2022. Here’s a brief view of each one of them:
1. Jeddah Superdome
Acclaimed as the largest dome in the world, the Jeddah Superdome is an architectural marvel that stands high without any columns. Most of the international exhibitions and concerts will be hosted here.
Zone dates: The events will be organized in the dome from 17 May to 30 June during Jeddah Season 2022
2. Cirque Du Soleil- FUZION
Cirque Du Soleil- FUZION welcomes guests into a land of fascination and acrobatics. The carnival-themed circus is set to amuse visitors with acrobatic and comical performances. The Cirque Du Soleil- FUZION zone is a fun place to visit with family and kids.
Zone dates: The event will start on 2 May and last up to 28 May
3. Jeddah Yacht Club
This first tourist marina offers the best marine activities like parasailing, E-filing, Jet Boat rides, and more. The zone will also offer some of the most exciting top-rated theaters, cinemas, and restaurants.
Zone dates: Guests can enjoy the events in this zone from 8 May to 30 June 2022
4. Jeddah Pier
The Jeddah Pier is a mobile amusement park without any peers in the Red Sea. Guests can enjoy 39 exciting and adrenaline-raising games of international standards. One can also relax in the numerous restaurants and cafes set alongside the zone.
Zone dates: Will be effective from 17 May to 28 June
5. Jeddah Art Promenade
The promenade is a long walkway created very innovatively and artistically. The place hosts the biggest events and fireworks of the Jeddah Season. The 80-meter tall exploration tower is a key attraction of this zone. Further, various live shows will be conducted daily in the zone during Jeddah Season.
Zone dates: The zone will remain active from 2 May to 30 June
6. Jeddah Jungle
Jeddah Jungle is the go-to place to enjoy the fun of safari and forest walk which promises some big surprises. It is home to over 1000 animals and some of the rarest birds. The events organized in this zone will focus on human interaction with the environment and animals.
Zone dates: Active from 10 May to 24 June
7. Prince Majed Park
Prince Majed Park is the largest park in Jeddah providing the perfect setting for artists to deliver their best performances. There are international shopping places along the park for buying some of the top-class products.
Zone dates: The area will remain a Jeddah Season zone from 11 May to 14 June
8. City Walk
The famous City Walk is a recreational spot that locals and tourists love to visit for various activities and adventures. Tourists can actively participate in these activities for an immersive experience. The place also offers some of the best Saudi and international cuisines.
Zone dates: Will conduct events from 15 May till 30 June
9. Al Balad
Al Balad is a meeting point between the modern and ancient civilizations. Al-Balad district is known for promoting Saudi Hijazi culture and heritage for a long time. The zone will highlight the UNESCO World Heritage Site along with other historical locations.
Zone dates: Throughout Jeddah Season
The Jeddah Art Promenade is where the events will begin this season. It is one of the leading event zones among the nine zones marked for the season’s events. The Cirque du Soleil zone opened up next on the first day of Eid with some fantastic international shows. The rest of the event zones for Jeddah Season 2022 will open over the next few days until all the zones open up on May 17.
Top attractions at Jeddah Season 2022
1. Summer Toy Festival
One of Jeddah Season’s top attractions, Summer Toy Festival is set to attract kids and adults of all ages. The festival will host more than 40 international toy brands with displays of upcoming world-class toys and games in the Jeddah Superdome. It will invite live shows on the iconic characters such as Sonic, Peppa Pig, Transformers, The Smurfs, Angry birds, and more.
Timings: 4 pm – 12 am from 17 May to 23 May
Venue: Jeddah Superdome
Entry ticket: SR 50
2. Jeddah Yacht Show And Activities
Jeddah Yacht Show has become the talk of the town inviting superyachts from brands like Pershing, Riva, Princess, Ferretti, Gulf Craft, and several others. Visitors can also watch the new ATVs and motorbikes at the event. After the event guests can enjoy enthralling water activities including Nikki Foiling for Children, E-foiling, Mast climb, Jet Boat Ride, and Sea breacher experience.
Timings for Jeddah Yacht Show: 6 pm – 11 pm, 11 May to 16 May
Venue: Jeddah Yacht Club
3. Park – Jeddah Jungle
Replete with thrilling and exciting activities, the Park event will feature outdoor activities like bungee jumping, paintball fights, archery, zipline, karting, and more. Visitors can also enjoy interacting with the Asian elephants present at the event. Further, the event will offer activities suitable for kids and adults both.
Timings: 2 pm – 9 pm, 10 May to 24 June
Venue: Jeddah Jungle
Entry ticket: SR 55
4. Luca Land
Catering to the human’s most trusted friend, Luca Land is a dog competition. Various dog trainers from around the world will come together to put up an amazing yet adorable show of resilience and discipline. Families can enjoy the unbelievable tricks that these dogs can do while admiring the hard work of the trainer.
Timings: 11 am – 9 pm 10 May to 19 June
Venue: Jeddah Jungle
5. Jeddah Season Concert
The Jeddah Season concert is the most anticipated once-in-a-lifetime experience to watch renowned Lebanese singer Wael Kfoury perform in front of thousands of audience. Along with him, Elissa is also set to perform during the event. The event is supposed to be a great hit with international talent taking the stage.
Timings: From 8 pm, 18 May
Venue: Al Mohammadiyyah, Jeddah Benchmark Theater
For more information and details about the ongoing and upcoming events, stay tuned to Jeddah Season website and social handles.
Saudi Seasons are among the top initiatives of the government to promote non-religious tourism in Saudi Arabia. The launch of Jeddah Season 2022 has already created a buzz among the locals and tourists. The zones of the season will feature some of the best events and talents globally to entertain the visitors providing an everlasting memory.
Jeddah Season 2022 FAQs
How many visitors are expected to visit Jeddah Season 2022?
As Jeddah Season 2022 is happening after a hiatus of two years, a massive surge in the crowd is expected. The first three days itself saw more than 200,000 people visiting various events.
What is the Cirque du Soleil?
This is the largest contemporary global circus company from Canada. They have a huge fan following. Visitors are expected to visit the venue in large numbers to see some spectacular stuff.
How many events are planned for Jeddah Season 2022?
There are a total of 2800 plus events, all incredibly exciting and guaranteed to grab attention. Make sure you check the venue and timing of the events before you plan your visit.
Will the firework displays happen across multiple venues?
No. According to the event list released by the authorities, the firework displays will be held at Jeddah’s Promenade near the sea.
What is the timing of the Summer Toy Festival?
Summer Toy Festival will begin from 17 May and last till 23 May. The entrance will remain open on these days from 4 pm to 12 am.