The festivities have been arranged in accordance to a directive of Prince Khaled bin Bandar, Governor of Riyadh region and Chairman of the High Commission for the Development of ArRiyadh.
Festivities on the joyous started in the city on Thursday, the first day of Eid and goes on till Saturday, the third day of the festivities. The celebrations include about 200 fun-filled activities in 35 different locations around the capital city. The events range from car and bike racing competitions to cultural and art shows to sporting events and gaming competitions.
The residents of Riyadh in particular look forward to the fireworks at various locations in the city.
For details on the various activities in Riyadh, see Eid programs.