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.



Promote social and economic growth throughout a world-class, self-sustaining entertainment industry

رسالتنا 2


Cultivate Saudi entertainment through clear-cut strategies and expedient regulations to introduce inspiring offerings.

مهمتنا 2


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

Latest News


Alalshikh Congratulates Saudi Leadership on the Kingdom’s Winning the World Expo 2030 Bid

November 28, 2023

Chairman of the General Entertainment Authority, His Excellency Advisor Turki Alalshikh, extended his congratulations to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and the Crown Prince, His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Prime Minister, on the Kingdom’s winning the hosting rights for Expo 2030, the largest international exhibition in the...


GEA Organizes Awareness Meetings for University and Training Institutes Students

November 05, 2023

In October, the General Entertainment Authority (GEA) organized a series of awareness meetings for students from universities and training institutes in the Kingdom as part of its Happiness Creators initiative. One of these meetings took place at the Saudi Entertainment Academy, where over 100 male and female students attended an open awareness session with Mr....


هيئة الترفيه توقع مذكرات للتعاون والتفاهم مع عدد من الجهات الحكومية

October 23, 2023

  أبرمت الهيئة العامة للترفيه بحضور معالي المستشار تركي بن عبدالمحسن آل الشيخ، رئيس مجلس إدارة الهيئة العامة للترفيه مذكرات تعاون وتفاهم مع عدد من الجهات الحكومية، شملت الهيئة العامة للطيران المدني، وهيئة الزكاة والضريبة والجمارك، ووزارة الإعلام، وأمانة منطقة الرياض، بهدف التنسيق بين الجهات الحكومية، وتوسيع أوجه التعاون؛ لتسهيل الأعمال والوصول لأفضل الممارسات التي...

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

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Business Events

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Entertainment Centers

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Entertainment Centers

Jan 11, 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 [...]