AlUla Wellness Festival 2022

AlUla Wellness Festival 2022

Sep 29 - Oct 16

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Restore Yourself

In AlUla, wellness begins from within - energising your mind, body, and soul.

Returning for its second edition from 29 September until 16 October, the AlUla Wellness Festival will focus on the healing power of silence. It will feature an array of wellness experts and practitioners dedicated to creating restorative and holistic experiences.

With a focus on wellness during the day, weekend evenings will be full of memorable concert performances at Maraya.

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Festival Events

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Sep 29 - Oct 16

Thuraya Wellness at Habitas AlUla

Named after a star constellation widely used by bedouins to navigate, Thuraya Wellness at Habitas AlUla offers treatments and experiences for visitors to complement the AlUla Wellness Festival.

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From Sep 29

The Resonant Shell

The Resonant Shell is a new immersive art installation by artists Nathalie Harb and Youmna Saba. A deeply transformative experience, visitors can enter an accoustically isolated space and sit in a meditative silence, temporarily escaping from the outside world. 

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30 Sep - 22 Oct 2022

AlUla Dates Festival

Running over four weekends, the AlUla Dates Festival invites visitors to indulge in the local annual harvest of the date palm – which plays an important role in the history and agriculture of the region. Visitors can taste different types of dates and shop for their favorites. 

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Last time around

The region's inaugural wellness festival took place in March 2022, focusing on holistic living and wellness-focused activities. Hear from some of the practitioners from the previous Five Senses Sanctuary and why it was such a unique experience.

Experiences Not To Miss

28 Dec - 23 Mar Ashar Valley Fashion

The striking rock formations and soft sand dunes of Ashar Valley will be the site of an all-new series of exciting luxury retail pop-ups. Sure to delight, the high-end brands coming to this unique concept will be announced soon.

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22 Dec - 21 Mar Heritage Oasis Trail Tour

Walk the length of the Heritage Oasis Trail, from Dadan all the way to the centre of the AlUla Oasis, on this one-of-a-kind guided tour. Learn about the mudbricks that create the ancient walls lining the trail and see the lush farms being restored to their former glory.

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3 & 4 Feb, 3 & 4 Mar Oasis Farming Experience

Learn about the sustainable farming practices of AlUla in this hands-on workshop, set in the heart of the AlUla Oasis. Use your skills to contribute to the restoration of the AlUla Oasis by planting new seeds and seedlings.

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27 Jan - 25 Mar Fresh Food Market

Free and open to all, stroll amidst outdoor stalls of fresh produce over two sunny weekends in AlUla. The Fresh Food Market is a community hub to meet up with friends, bring your children or get a taste of life in AlUla.

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1 January - 20 March Hegra After Dark

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hegra during this incredible three-part after-dark experience. Awaken the senses with a beautiful candle-light display across Hegra’s historic tombs. Take a horse-drawn chariot tour and explore Hegra by starlight. Then, discover ancient inscriptions and carvings along the site’s Rock Art Trail. ge Site of Hegra during this incredible three-part after-dark experience. Immerse yourself in ancient Nabataean Civilisation. Awaken the senses, explore Hegra by chariot, and watch an immersive show.

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13 - 17 January & 3 – 10 March AlUla Youth Camp 2023

The AlUla Youth Camp returns to welcome adventurers from 11 to 17 years old to explore the beauty of AlUla while learning lifelong skills and making lasting friendships in a boundless journey of discovery.

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Until 19 March The Resonant Shell

The Resonant Shell is a new immersive art installation by artists Nathalie Harb and Youmna Saba. A deeply transformative experience, visitors can enter an accoustically isolated space and sit in a meditative silence, temporarily escaping from the outside world. 

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5 November - 21 March Hegra by Horse Carriage

Explore Saudi Arabia's first UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hegra, as the ancient Nabataeans would have atop a handcrafted wooden horse carriage in this private tour.

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Until 30 April AlUla on Wheels

Inspired by feel-good nostalgia, Good Intentions presents AlUla on Wheels, curated by Swizz Beatz. Don’t miss out on skating, dancing, and exploring this old-school, open-air roller rink in the heart of AlJadidah. Glide under the stars as you groove to some of the world’s freshest music.

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Starting from 11 November Incense Road

The pedestrian-friendly area of AlJadidah is being renovated to create an all-new Incense Road leisure and retail experience helping to connect AlUla Old Town to AlJadidah. Preserving the urban heritage of AlJadidah, visitors will find curated street art and public murals, along with new cafes and shops lining the roads.
 

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Until March 2023 Madrasat Addeera Workshops

Discover the traditional arts and crafts of AlUla through Madrasat Addeera. Free weekly workshops are offered by The Prince’s Foundation School of Traditional Arts on a wide variety of topics; all ages and skill levels are welcome.

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15 Nov – 16 May Silkscreen Studio

Free and open to the general public, families, and kids of all ages, learn about this unique style of art made famous by Andy Warhol. Visitors will create handmade silkscreen printed artworks in the pop art style at the new Madrasat Addeera Silkscreen Studio.

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17 Feb – 16 May FAME: Andy Warhol in AlUla

FAME: Andy Warhol in AlUla brings together some of Warhol’s most iconic artworks at the award-winning Maraya from 17 February to 16 May, 2023, featuring paintings and prints of Hollywood stars, sporting legends and musicians and his groundbreaking Silver Clouds.

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Open from 22 Nov AlUla Music Hub

Located in the bustling Arts and Culture District of AlJadidah, the AlUla Music Hub offers twice weekly live music performances and music classes for all ages.

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Dining options during AlUla Wellness

Suhail

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Maraya Social

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Somewhere

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Tama at Habitas

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Circolo

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Other Dining Options in AlUla

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