10 exciting ways to celebrate Eid al-Fitr in Saudi Arabia

10 exciting ways to celebrate Eid al-Fitr in Saudi Arabia



From cultural shows to peaceful stays, there’s tons to do in the Kingdom.

Eid al-Fitr is a time for celebration — and Saudi Arabia is ready for the festivities. With a six-day holiday announced over Eid Al Fitr in the Kingdom this year, FACT’s curated a list for you on all you can do during this festive period. From enjoying musical performances to indulging in a feast, there’s something for everyone in Saudi Arabia.

Celebrate Eid Seasons 2024

Eid means the Kingdom will be hosting its Eid Season once again. Gear up for a spectacular line-up of events that promise fun for the whole family. Whether you're in Dammam, Jeddah or Riyadh, something exciting is happening. With concerts featuring the likes of Majid Al Muhandis, Modi Alshamrani, Dhom Altlasy, Abadi AlJohar, Zena, and AlMestrih, you’ll have tons to do. As part of Eid Season 2024, you’ll also get a chance to immerse yourself in Saudi culture with traditional music and dance performances.

GO: Visit https://eid.gea.gov.sa for more information.

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Check into Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Tower

This Eid, treat yourself to an indulgent getaway at the Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Tower. Elevate your experience with access to the Kingdom Tower Skybridge, where you can immerse yourself in views of the city below. And when it comes to dining, the options are endless. From Obaya Lounge to The Grill and the newly-opened Tonic Bar and Pierre Hermé Patisserie, prepare for a culinary journey. Plus, if you book your stay in advance, not only do you get 20 per cent off on the room rate, but you can also enjoy the same discount at the property’s spa. Opt for a two-night stay and receive a third night completely free of charge.

GO: Visit www.fourseasons.com for more information.

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh

Dine at the newly re-opened KOI Restaurant

KOI Restaurant at Crowne Plaza Riyadh RDC Hotel & Convention will reopen on the first day of Eid. Celebrate the joyous occasion with a special sushi happy hour with dessert and mocktails from 5 p.m. until midnight daily. Elsewhere, poke bowls will be available for lunch, and Thursday nights are for Nikkei Thursdays, featuring a sushi buffet, salads, desserts, and a DJ. 

GO: Visit www.tablecheck.com or WhatsApp +966 55 167 0703 for reservations and more information.

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Enjoy Eid dinner at The Hotel Galleria, Curio Collection by Hilton

Feast your way through Eid at The Kitchens restaurant located at The Hotel Galleria, Curio Collection by Hilton in Jeddah. For all three days of Eid, indulge in a lavish Eid dinner, making for a perfect family affair. This all-day dining restaurant offers a feast for the senses. With an array of live cooking stations, a fun-packed kids' buffet and a mix of global flavours, this experience promises to fulfil every craving. Available on all three days of Eid, from 7pm to 11pm. SAR 219 per person and AED 110 for children aged 12 and under.

GO: Visit www.hilton.com for more information.

The Kitchens The Hotel Galleria, Curio Collection by Hilton

Escape to The St. Regis Red Sea Resort

If you’re looking for the ultimate Eid getaway, look no further than The St. Regis Red Sea Resort. Nestled on a pristine private island, this resort boasts 90 spacious overwater and beachfront villas, each complete with its own private pool — perfect for an Eid break. The resort offers a plethora of activities that cater to every taste. From hiking to snorkelling, there's something for everyone here. Follow in the footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo, who recently stayed at the resort, and book your stay now.

GO: Visit www.marriott.com for more information.

St. Regis Red Sea

Retreat into the desert at Habitas AlUla

Escape to serenity this Eid at Habitas AlUla. Nestled in the breathtaking landscapes of the Ashar Valley, this sanctuary is the perfect blend of tradition and tranquillity. With rugged desert canyons, towering sandstone cliffs, and a sense of peace that envelops you, this is the ultimate Eid getaway. Choose from the Habitas Resort package, which gives you a three-night stay in a Canyon Villa, or the Caravan by Our Habitas package, which offers the charm of caravan living. Both packages come inclusive of daily complimentary breakfast and dinner, plus a SAR 500 spa credit to indulge in some well-deserved pampering.

GO: Visit www.ourhabitas.com for more information.

Habitas Al Ula

See Miami Band live in AlUla

Get ready to groove this Eid because the award-winning Miami Band is coming to AlUla. This theatrical extravaganza, featuring 100 performers, promises to be an absolute feast for the senses. With the breathtaking backdrop of the desert landscape and the mirrored Maraya Concert Hall, this show is going to be nothing short of extraordinary. So mark your calendars for 12 April and get ready to dance the night away. Tickets for the show are on sale now.

GO: Visit www.experiencealula.com for more information.

Miami Band

Sleep at Six Senses Southern Dunes, The Red Sea

Elevate your Eid experience to a whole new level with a trip to the Red Sea. Book a stay at Six Senses Southern Dunes, The Red Sea, and spend your holiday surrounded by untouched natural wonders. Located along the historic trade route, this property offers 40 stunning villas, providing the ultimate luxury retreat against the backdrop of desert plains and the Hijaz Mountains.

GO: Visit www.marriott.com for more information.

Six Senses Southern Dunes

Stay at Jumeirah Jabal Omar Makkah

If you’re planning to go to Umrah during Eid, we recommend staying at the Jumeirah Jabal Omar Makkah. The hotel is just a three-minute walk from Masjid Al Haram so you can focus on your prayers and worship. The property blends contemporary design with Arabian hospitality, so that your stay is not only sophisticated but also comfortable.

GO: Visit www.jumeirah.com for more information.

Jumeirah Jabal Omar Makkah

Try the tiramisu at Il Baretto

Eid is synonymous with joyous gatherings and indulging in delectable treats, and what better way to elevate the festivities than with Il Baretto's beloved tiramisu. Delve into the luxurious layers of airy whipped cream, rich coffee, velvety chocolate, and delicate sponge that define this dessert. Whether you're hosting a soireé at home or paying a visit to your loved ones this Eid, Il Baretto’s tiramisu is sure to add an extra touch of decadence. While you can pick up this dessert from the restaurant’s KAFD outpost in Riyadh, you can also order to get it delivered to your doorstep.

GO: Visit https://ilbaretto.sa for more information.