What's On: Fursan Endurance Weekend

2 - 5 March

Get geared up for an eventful Fursan Endurance Cup Weekend featuring the iconic horse-riding competition and a range of shopping, dining and adventure opportunities in AlUla.

Top Events For This Weekend

Top 3 Events for This Weekend

1. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Endurance Cup 2023
Involving 200 riders navigating 120 km of desert terrain, this long-distance competition is a global benchmark for endurance riding. Men and women compete together across four varying circuits.
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2. Cinema AlJadidah
Grab your popcorn. AlUla’s open-air movie theatre continues AlUla Cinema Week with a selection of Arab and Saudi screenings, plus Q&A and panel discussions with producers and actors.
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3. 100 Best Arabic Posters
Part of the AlUla Arts Festival, this maze-like exhibition showcases 100 winning posters chosen from 2500 submissions. It’s the perfect chance to explore the contemporary visual culture of the Arab world.
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Set against the dramatic landscapes of UNESCO-listed Hegra, world-class chefs offer a culinary experience inspired by the Nabataeans, bringing you closer to imagining life in this vibrant ancient kingdom.
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5. Tawlat Fayza
Tuck into a menu drawn from traditional Arabic recipes the owner grew up eating at his grandmother Fayza's table. A chic but casual spot, you'll be treated to a meal to make you feel at home in AlUla.
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Nestled within Harrat Viewpoint, OKTO is a high-end restaurant offering classic Greek flavours with a contemporary twist. Made-to-share dishes, telescopes and a cosy bonfire lounge all add to the fun.
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7. Ashar Valley Fashion
Shop for exclusive AlUla-inspired items and designs in this series of luxury retail pop-ups set in the stunning Ashar Valley. Open 4pm to 10pm (midnight Thurs & Fri); tickets must be booked in advance.
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8. Tafoni
Showcasing local artisans and regional designers, Tafoni is an exciting new retail pop-up located in AlJadidah. Browse everything from clothing to homeware in a carefully curated lifestyle market.
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Adventures & Outdoor

9. Giant Swing
Leap from a mountain's edge and fly through spectacular canyon country on this thrilling, bungee-style swing – just one of a pick of unforgettable activities at AlUla’s Adventure Hub.
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10. AlUla Stairway
The AlUla Stairway takes you up a 45-metre suspended ladder with an exhilarating zipline back down to the valley floor. Plus, you get a photo to take home to prove you did it.
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Plan Your Trip To AlUla

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