Buraidah Date Festival
Celebrating the date fruit, this festival hosted in Buraidah occurs annually for three months starting in August. Visitors will find more than 30 varieties of dates, as well as date products such as molasses, dough, sugar, jam and chocolate.
Saudi National Day
This annual holiday commemorates the renaming of the Kingdom of Nejd and Hejaz to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by royal decree of King Abdul Aziz Al Saud in 1932 after he conquered and unified the state. This day was made a national holiday in 2005 and is celebrated with folk dances, songs, and traditional festivities. Roads and buildings are decorated with Saudi flags and people wear the national colors of green and white.
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