Anime, Theater, Fashion & Food: Your Ultimate To-Do List At Jeddah Season 2024

The season of joy has arrived in the Red Sea city, as the much-anticipated Jeddah Season is back! This year’s Jeddah Season, part of the newly launched Saudi Summer Program 2024, promises exciting cultural experiences and thrilling events.

Announced in May 2024 by the Saudi Tourism Authority (STA), the Saudi Summer Program will run for four months and feature captivating exhibitions and adrenaline-pumping performances in seven cities, including Riyadh and the Red Sea. 

Jeddah Prepares for a Lively Season

After a two-year break, the city is alive with preparations. Iconic locations such as City Walk, Jeddah Jungle, Jessah Superdome, Jeddah Corniche Circuit, the Jeddah Yacht Club, and various aerial, water, and theater shows will provide dazzling experiences for you and your loved ones. This is the first time the season will extend beyond 60 days.

A Look Back: Jeddah Season 2022

The last Season was held in 2022, and the theme “Our Lovely Days” was a grand celebration that attracted 6 million visitors with 2,800 diverse events. Highlights included concerts by international and local artists, theatrical plays, and circus acts. 

Jeddah Season 2022 featured a lineup of diverse musical talents, including Wael Kfoury, Ramy Sabry, and J Balvin, alongside other renowned artists like Nancy Ajram, Tamer Hosny, and Amr Diab.

With performances ranging from soulful ballads to energetic pop hits, the event offered a rich tapestry of musical experiences for attendees.

The stages came alive with the sounds of iconic singers such as Assala Nasri, Hussain Al Jassmi, and Majid Al Mohandis, while Elissa, Mohamed Hamaki, and Myriam Fares brought their unique styles and electrifying performances to the forefront.

Additionally, Cheb Khaled’s presence added a touch of Rai music’s magic to the festivities, ensuring that Jeddah Season 2022 was a celebration of musical diversity and talent.

The last season’s success set a high standard for future celebrations, making it a memorable experience for all attendees.

Looking Forward

Jeddah Season 2024 is set to be an unforgettable experience with activities that cater to all tastes. From foodies to thrill-seekers, families to couples on romantic dates, there’s something for everyone. Let’s dive into what you can expect.

Entry Village

The Entry Village is your first stop, offering a delightful mix of activities. Food Hall is perfect for families and couples. You can savor delicious food from various creatively built restaurants while enjoying live shows with a breathtaking fountain view.

This spot combines good food with entertainment, making it ideal for a relaxed yet exciting outing.

Fashion Village and DJ Station

For fashion enthusiasts, the Fashion Village offers styling sessions to keep you updated with the latest trends. It’s a great spot for those interested in fashion, whether you’re with friends or planning a unique date.

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For 45 days and 5 hours each day, the most famous DJs will play at the DJ Station. This is a haven for adventure seekers and music lovers who want to dance the night away to fantastic music with a powerful sound system.

Water Sports and Horror Village

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Adventure seekers will love the water sports options like river rafting, flume rides, and water drums. These activities promise fun and excitement for those looking to make a splash.

For those who enjoy a good scare, the Horror Village is the place to be. It’s designed to thrill and chill visitors, making it a great spot for friends or couples looking to add a bit of adrenaline to their outings.

Jeddah Live

Jeddah Live offers a variety of theater shows. Families and comedy lovers will enjoy plays like Salam Merbaa and Tess Family, featuring well-known actors in comedic roles. For a touch of nostalgia and romance, the panoramic show of Abd El Halim Hafez is a must-see.

Additionally, the Magic Carnaval offers multiple magical shows that are perfect for family outings and provide entertainment for all ages.

City Center

The City Center brings new heights of excitement with a 150-meter high-air balloon experience and bungee jumping. These activities are perfect for thrill-seekers and adventure lovers of all age groups looking for a unique experience.

Anime Village

For anime fans, the Anime Village is a dream come true. With VR experiences from popular series like Naruto, Attack on Titan, and Godzilla, this area is great for families and groups of friends who share a love for anime and virtual reality.

Jeddah Pier

The Colorful Garden at Jeddah Pier is a beautiful spot for families with kids. The flower tunnel and play area featuring favorite characters create a magical experience for children and a lovely, serene environment for adults.


Adrenaland is the place to be for thrill-seekers. It features a new roller coaster, an upside-down tunnel, and a throwback house, each offering a different kind of excitement.

Don’t forget to visit the Abandoned Island, where you can feel like a real pirate. This area is perfect for anyone looking to get their adrenaline pumping and enjoy some high-energy fun.

While many details are still unknown, one thing is clear – the festival will highlight the city’s rich history, culture, and tourism heritage, blending traditional and modern entertainment.

Follow Jeddah Season’s social media channels for sneak peeks and updates on this year’s events. The new look, featuring local-style cartoons and animations, adds to the excitement.

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