Riyadh's Winter Wonderland, now in its third year, is returning with a wide range of amusement rides and activities for visitors of all ages. Winter Wonderland is one of the 15 entertainment zones that make up Riyadh Season. It has more than 80 rides and attractions, including the skating rink, Snow Forest, Frozen Sculptures, House of Horrors, and Magical Ambience.
As Arab News reported, the "Apollo 13," a 60-meter-high rollercoaster that goes at 120 kilometer per hour, is one of the attractions for thrill-seekers. A fun fact is that the American spacecraft Apollo 13, which was sent to the moon in 1970 and has a capacity for 16 passengers.
A 55-meter-tall Ferris Wheel that provides sweeping views of the Riyadh skyline is another attraction. There are 40 carts total, including ones for the disabled.
From the age of three, there are numerous activities intended to educate and boost young children's confidence.
On weekdays, Winter Wonderland is open until 1 a.m., and on weekends, it's open until 2 a.m. The Riyadh Season website allows for the purchase of tickets.