Running from Jan 3 over the course of 10 days, more than 50,000 people have attended Winter Day Out. Sponsored by the General Entertainment Authority (GEA), The Winter Day Out is one of Riyadh’s biggest events yet and this year it was held in the park of Masharif Hills in Nargis district, with the participation of 70 participants showcasing their small and medium businesses.
The Winter Day out is one of The Gathering’s most anticipated events. Through this event, the company painted a vibrant picture of Saudi Arabia in the eyes of those who were previously unaware of the country’s cultural and historical richness. Thousands of visitors arrived daily to immerse themselves in a fairytale-like winter wonderland. From scenic gardens to the many food, shopping, and entertainment options, visitors were delighted by beautiful surprises at all turns. The event also featured the Frank Sinatra Orchestra, featuring a Dutch Sinatra tribute act. The Gathering received many praises for this event from several notable personalities, including the Dutch Ambassador, Joost Reintjes, in Riyadh, who was amazed by the event.