The citizens and the residents of Saudi Arabia normally spend their Eid Holidays at home in the day and when the night begins they plan to move to the amusement areas including parks, malls for shopping, Corniche and the similar places of amusement and entertainment.

During the current year, after the launching of Cinema Theaters, the Saudi citizens and Saudi expats will now add one more entertainment in their buckets which will be watching movies and booking the tickets accordingly.


Recent Announcement of opening the malls and cinemas hours a day and 7 days a week during Eid holidays

Recently, on Friday, the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) announced that a number of malls in Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam will be open to public round the clock throughout the Eid Al-Fitr holiday. Read more: SCTH Announces Saudi Tourist Guides to Speak 11 Languages

The Kingdom has announced a program this year on Eid names as ” Eid Season”

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) has announced the “EID SEASON” program.


Opening Malls and Cinemas 24/7 during Eid holidays is a part of Eid season program

The step of opening the Malls and the Cinemas 24 hours a day and 7 days a week are the parts of the activities and programs to be presented by the SCTH in the name of “Eid Season”.

It is being launched for the first time with a unified and comprehensive identity in all regions of the Kingdom under the umbrella of “Saudi Seasons”. Read more: Salman Khan and Gooding Jr. Coming to Saudi Arabia on March 24, 2019

The objective is to infuse happiness to the Eid feast at the level of the individual, family, district and society.


Which malls and cinemas will remain open 24/7?

The followings are the malls participating in the Eid Season activities and programs throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia:

  1. Al-Qasr (Google Map Location)
  2. Gharnatah (Google Map Location).
  3. Riyadh Park malls (Google Map Location).
  4. Kingdom Center, apart from Red Sea Mall in Jeddah (Google Map Location).
  5. Dareen Mall in Dammam (Google Map Location).



Which cinemas theaters will remain open 24/7?

The followings are the cinema theaters that will remain open during the Eid Holidays:

  1. AMC Theaters in King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) (Google Map Location).
  2. Vox Cinemas Riyadh. (Google Map Location).
  3. Vox Cinemas Jeddah. (Google Map Location).

Under the motto “اللمة والمحبة” “Coming together with love”, the “Eid Season” has approved a number of initiatives and programs that will contribute to enhancing positive interaction, in line with the requirements and aspirations of all segments of the society Kingdom wide. Read more: Vox to open first cinema in Jeddah on January, 28 2019


They will also meet the various needs with the changes in the sleep schedules during this period specifically, apart from opening new spaces for happiness, in time and place, to accommodate all.

Under Eid season public can enjoy shopping, eating in restaurants and cafes

Among these initiatives, is the 24/7 work schedule in malls to enable the public to enjoy shopping, eating and drinking in restaurants and cafes, and going to the movies at the cinema theaters.


In toto, the aim is to enable the public (citizens, expatriates and holidaymakers) to spend the most beautiful times with family and friends.

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Source: Saudi Gazette