About GEA

GEA in tandem with
Saudi Vision 2030

The General Entertainment Authority was established by Royal Decree No. (A/133) on May 7, 2016, to regulate and develop the entertainment sector to be a self-sustaining industry, in cooperation with relevant government authorities and the private sector. Through our ambitious strategy, we avidly work to improve the quality of life for everyone while also contributing to economic development through creating investment opportunities and thousands of jobs to fulfill the goals of Saudi Vision 2030.



Leading a thriving and a sustainable entertainment sector that enriches the quality of life

رسالتنا 2


Developing and enabling an attractive and vibrant entertainment
sector that stimulates investments to achieve sustainable
growth and provides a verity of high quality entertainment

مهمتنا 2


Regulate and develop
the entertainment sector, diversify entertainment options and  support national economy

Latest News


"هيئة الترفيه" ترخص لـ 1673 نشاط ترفيهي بالمملكة في الربع الأول من 2024

May 16, 2024

أ   صدرت الهيئة العامة للترفيه (GEA) خلال الربع الأول من العام الحالي 2024 أكثر من 1673 ترخيص نشاط ترفيهي بنسبة ارتفاع بلغت28% مقارنة بالربع الأول من العام الماضي 2023، حيث شملت التراخيص جميع الأنشطة الترفيهية والمساندة، وهي الفعاليات والعروض الترفيهية، والعروض الحية في المطاعم والمقاهي، ومدن الملاهي، ومراكز الترفيه، وتشغيل المرافق الترفيهية، وإدارة أعمال...


Why is the "Ring of Fire" fight considered the most significant in the world of boxing?

May 14, 2024

T   he significance of the upcoming fight on Saturday at “Ring of Fire” in “Kingdom Arena” between British boxer Tyson Fury and Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk lies in determining the winner as the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world, holding all four major world championship belts. Additionally, the victor will maintain an undefeated record,...


General Entertainment Authority showcased its experience at the 5th Forum for Internal Auditing organized by the General Court of Audit.

May 13, 2024

T   he General Entertainment Authority showcased its experience in the field of internal auditing at the 5th Forum for Internal Auditing organized by General Court of Audit at its headquarters in Riyadh yesterday (Sunday), coinciding with the International Month of Internal Audit Awareness. This comes in recognition of the authority’s achievement of the “External...

Entertainment Portal

Your Easy Ticket Into The Entertainment Business

The Entertainment Portal is a digital platform through which investors can easily process the paperwork needed for entertainment activities and services. The portal streamlines the process for obtaining licenses, permits, and accreditation, and for submitting grievances, enquiries, and follow-up requests. Requirements and guidelines for operating in the sector can be accessed via the portal.

Mega Events


Entertainment Centers

May 04, 2023

Riyadh Calendar

May 11, 2023

Entertainment Centers

Feb 16, 2023

Never miss an event with Enjoy Saudi

Explore Saudi Arabia’s entertainment scene through this interactive events calendar. Enjoy Saudi will provide you with all the information regarding activities and events taking place around Saudi Arabia, all year long. You can also book your ticket for events through links available on the webpage.

Entertainment Sector

This guide directs investors to the financing facilities offered through GEA to fund entertainment projects. By directly supporting private enterprises undertaking Saudi entertainment projects [...]

The guide includes a list of service providers authorized by GEA to offer booking and ticketing services for entertainment facilities. This includes marketing and selling tickets online or through POS terminals.[...]

A unified source for all regulations and laws related to the entertainment sector, the page is regularly updated to include the latest guidelines issued by GEA [...]