AlUla Moments

AlUla Moments

Events and Festivals 2022 - 2023

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Unlock the wonders of AlUla and explore the extraordinary landscapes and unique events and festivals offered year-round - a year full of art, wellness, heritage, adventure, sports and music.

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AlUla Moments Calendar 2022

22 Dec - 21 Jan

Winter at Tantora

The highly anticipated Winter at Tantora, the very first music and culture festival in the Kingdom, returns for its fourth edition. Featuring intimate concerts with world-renowned musicians and hosts multiple events across heritage, gastronomy and more, experience the best of AlUla.

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AlUla Moments Calendar 2023

27 Jan - 28 Jan

Richard Mille AlUla Desert Polo

The game of Kings is back. This high-energy tournament features four teams led by players from the legendary La Dolfina Polo team. Meanwhile, the uber-chic crowd will showcase their favourite winter looks while they cheer on the riders at this unique international event.

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1 Feb - 5 Feb

Saudi Tour 2023

After an extremely successful first edition in AlUla, Saudi Tour returns in collaboration with the Saudi Arabia Cycling Federation. Cyclists from around the world will challenge in the third edition of the Saudi Tour between the beautiful surroundings of AlUla.

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9 Feb - 12 Feb

AlUla Catwalk

The first-ever marquee fashion event in Saudi Arabia will be presented in AlUla Catwalk. With a weekend of fashion, music and art event inspired by the plight of the critically endangered Arabian Leopard, AlUla Catwalk is designed to raise awareness for this majestic animal.

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13 Feb - 28 Feb

AlUla Arts Festival

A must-visit event on the global arts calendar, AlUla Arts Festival will offer a diverse, curated selection of art workshops and international art exhibitions. The flagship event for this edition is FAME: Andy Warhol in AlUla, a special exhibition curated for Maraya and the most extensive collection of Andy Warhol’s works to be shown in the Middle East.

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23 Feb - 24 Feb

AlUla Trail Race 2023

For both experienced and amateur runners or walkers, the AlUla Trail Race is open to everyone for this unique destination-running event. With a focus on the environment, nature and the thrill of competing in an ancient untouched land, reward your body, mind and soul this February.

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4 Mar

AlUla Endurance Cup 2023

Returning in its fourth edition, the AlUla Endurance Cup will welcome more than 200 riders to compete on the desert track with the finest horses from around the world. Equestrian enthusiasts and interested spectators will have an opportunity to experience AlUla’s ancient Arabian horse heritage culture.

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22 Mar - 22 Apr

Ramadan & Eid Al-Fitr

With special Ramadan accommodation offers, spectacular Iftar and Suhoor settings, as well as a myriad of exciting outdoor evening adventures, AlUla puts a special emphasis on family time during Ramadan. Join in on the traditional celebrations of Eid AlFitr by sharing breakfast and trying fresh juices, tea and coffee with locals.

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20 Apr - 4 May

AlUla Skies Festival

AlUla’s skies will see 200 colourful balloons flying high over the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hegra. Alongside the balloons will be a series of immersive events that celebrate the majestic ancient desert and the galaxy above, such as elevated stargazing experiences and much more.

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7 Jun - 10 Jun

Extreme Adventure AlUla

High adrenaline and high heat in a highly challenging environment, Extreme Adventure AlUla brings a series of physical challenges and obstacles to maximise the surrounding landscapes of AlUla. From abseiling, hiking, cycling, dune buggies, rock climbing and many more – Adventure is part of AlUla’s DNA.

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1 July - 1 Sep

Summer in AlUla

Summer has always been a special time in AlUla, where locals and travellers alike found refuge in the lush AlUla Oasis. As the heat rises across the Arabian Peninsula, AlUla’s verdant oasis bears fruits, gives shade and becomes a place for respite and relaxation, a gem of the Arabian Peninsula in the summer.

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8 Jul - 13 Jul

Eid Al-Adha

Surrounded by breathtakingly beautiful natural landscapes, captivating history and culture, and unique dining concepts, AlUla is a fascinating place to spend the Eid AlAdha holiday. From exploring Hegra to challenging yourself at rock climbing, do something different this Eid.

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26 Sep - 16 Oct

AlUla Wellness Festival

Bringing the best of the world of wellness, restoration and relaxation to AlUla this festival is the biggest wellness event in the region. The flagship event – The Five Senses Sanctuary – will return with renowned practitioners, offering yoga, meditation, talks, and fitness in the stunning surroundings of the oasis.

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22 Sep - 25 Sep

Azimuth Festival

After a wildly successful 2022 edition featuring DJ Snake, Parov Stellar, BKR and many other regional and international DJs, AZIMUTH returns to AlUla. Taking place once again during the Saudi National Day Holiday, this music festival will offer a mix of music, art and more on a one-of-a-kind Sand Floor.

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17 Nov - 3 Dec

Ancient Kingdoms Festival

In this second edition of the Ancient Kingdoms Festival, explore the relationship between the three interconnected ancient oases of Northwest Arabia – AlUla, Khaybar and Tayma. More immersive experiences and spectacular events will showcase these timeless oases' historic and natural landscapes.

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21 Dec 2023 - 20 Jan 2024

Winter at Tantora

Being the region’s longest-running music and culture festival, Winter at Tantora returns for its fifth season. Featuring cultural events, musical concerts, wellness, nature, fashion, dining and more, Winter at Tantora showcases the best of AlUla.

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