Yanbu, Saudi Arabia- – The Royal Commission in Yanbu has officially announced the commencement of the Yanbu Flower and Gardens Festival for the year 2024, starting from February 15th until March 9th. This unique event promises a plethora of activities and exciting attractions, all set within the stunning ambiance of the Events Park in Yanbu Industrial City.
The Yanbu Flower and Gardens Festival has established itself as a premier destination for all segments of society, garnering significant popularity in previous editions and attracting both local and international tourists. With its sprawling floral landscapes, meticulously crafted by talented Saudi youth from the Royal Commission’s flower nursery in Yanbu, the festival stands as a natural artistic masterpiece, offering visitors the opportunity to wander through the largest open-air flower garden in the Kingdom.
Engineer Hani Awaieda, Chairman of the Festival’s Executive Committees, remarked, “The festival comes at a crucial time, meeting the interests of Yanbu Industrial City’s vibrant community and contributing to the goals of Saudi Vision 2030, centered around vibrant community diversity, creating unique opportunities for economic development, and fostering ambitious national identities.”
He added “The Yanbu Flower and Gardens Festival significantly contributes to economic diversification and enhances the quality of life for the region’s residents. It underscores the balance between industry and the environment, emphasizing sustainable development and supporting environmental and cultural initiatives.”
A prime destination for families and a melting pot of diverse cultures, the festival offers visitors the chance to indulge in various educational and entertaining environmental experiences. This year’s program boasts a myriad of new events, characterized by diversity and inclusivity, catering to the aspirations and desires of both organizers and visitors alike.
The festival presents a unique blend of experiences, artistic, cultural, and entertainment events celebrating the rich tapestry of art, culture, and entertainment amidst the beauty of Yanbu’s vibrant natural surroundings.
The festival kicks off at the Events Park in Yanbu Industrial City, celebrating the diversity of flowers cultivated in the Royal Commission’s nursery, coinciding with the lifecycle of these seasonal blooms. The festival has evolved to surpass previous achievements not only in floral cultivation and arrangement but also in spatial design.
Noteworthy achievements during previous editions include multiple Guinness World Records, with this year aiming to break more records, to be announced progressively. The Yanbu Flower and Gardens Festival has entered the Guinness World Record multiple times as the largest flower carpet, competing with global cities, and has retained the world record for the largest flower carpet to date.
The festival’s organizing committee emphasizes that it will offer a comprehensive program featuring qualitative performances, and interactive entertainment stations, along with numerous other pavilions showcasing flower arrangements, gardening services, home garden planting and maintenance, bird and butterfly gardens, strawberry gardens, agricultural tools, nursery products, and companies specialized in related fields, alongside a recycling garden, an annual innovative idea aimed at promoting a culture of reuse and recycling.
The Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu is committed to promoting sustainable development and entrepreneurship by supporting local companies and assisting them in promoting their services and products. The festival provides unique investment opportunities, serving as a catalyst for the local economy, and playing a vital role in supporting local economic development by encouraging local companies and allocating spaces for them to showcase their products and services.
Additionally, the festival receives significant support from the local community, with over 2000 volunteers contributing to various aspects of planning and executing the event. The festival team is dedicated to training volunteers, honing their skills, and providing them with the necessary experience to manage events, assist the public, and engage during the festival’s duration.
The Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu invites all visitors and enthusiasts to visit the festival’s website and explore the event details for an unforgettable experience at YanbuFlowerFestival.com.sa.
• What: Flower and Gardens Festival
• Where: Events Park, Yanbu Industrial City
• When: February 15th – March 9th, 2024