The Janadriyah Festival


This annual festival includes events reflecting the Kingdom’s heritage through visuals and sounds. It is held at a location that includes a theater, exhibition halls and modular buildings representing architectural heritage for all the cities in the Kingdom. This festival is the best occasion to learn about the Kingdom’s folklore. The festival is accompanied by activities and events held all over the city of Riyadh. Janadriyah festival is organized in the autumn, when the weather is moderate. It starts usually with the traditional camel race. Traditional and heritage craft and products are displayed, and there are folk musical performances that are influenced by the Bedouins and foreign pilgrims.