Riyadh Gets First "Disney Castle" in the Middle East For Riyadh Season

  • Publish date: Sunday، 17 September 2023 Last update: Thursday، 12 October 2023
Riyadh Gets First "Disney Castle" in the Middle East For Riyadh Season

Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, will be the first place in the Middle East to host a Disney castle for the company's 100th anniversary celebration. The castle will be home to a variety of shows inspired by Disney's most popular animated films.

In addition to the Disney castle, visitors to Riyadh can expect other new and unique immersive experiences, such as: “Dancing Fountains,” “House of Hype,” connecting the real world with virtual reality, and “Cats ‘n Cups by Mocha, Japan,” a cafe for cat lovers.

The Riyadh Entertainment Experience, a new entertainment destination in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, will feature a variety of new attractions, including:

  • Blippi Wonders: An educational and entertainment experience for children.
  • Zero Latency Experience: A virtual reality experience that allows visitors to interact with digital content in a realistic way.
  • Five Nights at Freddy's: A horror experience for thrill seekers.

The season's sports events include a heavyweight boxing match between Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou, which will be watched live all around the world.

“For football enthusiasts, we present the Legend Museum … home to over 30,000 rare artifacts and various interactive experiences,” the video revealed, adding that the season will also host “La Liga Cafe, which will combine gastronomy, entertainment, football and sports at a new facility based on innovation and technology”, said Saudi General Entertainment Authority Chairman Turki Al-Alsheikh.

Al-Alsheikh added: “In partnership with Mike Tyson, we will have a unique boxing club, which will be the first specialized striking gym in the region that will develop and train those interested in the sport.”

Riyadh Season will feature the CR7 Experience, “an exclusive museum designed around Cristiano Ronaldo’s signature and life story. It will feature all his trophies, personal memorabilia, as well as interactive experiences.”

It will also host a wrestling event featuring John Cena and a special WWE center for “fans to enjoy and live the excitement.”

The Riyadh Entertainment Experience will feature more than 30 international shows and concerts, the fourth edition of the Joy Awards, and a treasure hunt competition with a $1.5 million reward. Visitors can also expect a variety of culinary experiences, with over 100 international food trucks coming from London, New York, and Tokyo.