Winter at Tantora Festival

Winter at Tantora Festival

AlUla Moments

21 December - 12 February

Winter at Tantora, the very first music and arts festival in the Kingdom returns - now in a six-week format. The name itself comes from a sundial, culturally significant to the people of the region, who relied on it to tell the time and celebrate the return of the planting season at the beginning of winter. Now, this festive season is filled with high-end events and star-studded concerts, adventurous activities and immersive heritage experiences. Check out our exclusive events calendar and, don’t miss out on world-renowned musicians like Andrea Bocelli, Omar Khairat and more when they take the stage at the award-winning Maraya. Come, and celebrate every moment with AlUla Moments!

Must See Concerts During Winter at Tantora

24 & 31 December Hegra Candlelit Classics

Hegra Candlelit Classics is a magical night of music. Join us as we surround Hegra in the glow of thousands of flickering candles as the Stefan Lombard ensemble plays a gorgeous five-movement suite in a range of genres.

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7 January Abdulrahman Mohammed

Multi-talented Saudi star Abdulrahman Mohammed is set to take the stage at Maraya on January 7, 2022. Start the new year off in style at this fantastic concert.

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14 January Omar Khairat

Egyptian composer and pianist Omar Khairat is beloved across Egypt and the Middle East. Returning to AlUla for the third time, don't miss your chance to hear his unique talent live at the stunning Maraya on January 14!

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21 January Andrea Bocelli

The world’s most beloved Italian tenor Maestro Andrea Bocelli is returning to AlUla to mesmerise his audience and opera fans yet again during an extraordinary performance at the award-winning Maraya on January 21.

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28 January Magida El Roumi

Magida El Roumi is a cornerstone of Lebanese and Middle Eastern music. From international fame to the stage at Maraya, don't miss out on seeing this musical legacy live on January 28.

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04 February Concerts at Maraya

Join us at Maraya for a sensational musical performance from a standout artist. Follow @AlUlaMoments on social or sign up for our alerts to be the first to know when we reveal this musical guest.

11 February Concerts at Maraya

Join us at Maraya for a sensational musical performance from a standout artist. Follow @AlUlaMoments on social or sign up for our alerts to be the first to know when we reveal this musical guest.

Featured Events at winter tantora

21 - 25 December Tantora Celebration

Following the traditional announcement of the winter harvest with of the local community, this celebration brings together residents and visitors in a celebration with music and cultural performances. Follow @AlUlaMoments on social to know when ticket are on sale.

7-8 January & 14-15 January AlUla Citrus Festival

AlUla’s first Citrus Festival will introduce visitors to AlUla’s many varieties of citrus fruit in the surrounds of the oasis summer farms. Taste, try and even attend an auction during this festive time. Follow @AlUlaMoments on social to know when ticket are on sale.

27 January Hegra Fashion Cavalry Show

Horses meet haute couture in a high fashion show like no other. AlUla's dressage team will be outfitted by a global fashion house and travers and pirouette down the runway in front of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hegra. Follow @AlUlaMoments on social to know when ticket are on sale.

29 January Fursan Endurance Cup

The Fursan Endurance Cup returns to AlUla for a third time as part of the Winter at Tantora festival. A demanding 120km horserace through the desert, this race sets the benchmark on endurance racing worldwide.

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11-12 February Desert Polo Tournament

In this high energy, trendy equestrian showcase, the chic Desert Polo Tournament welcomes Adolfo Cambiaso and La Dolfina Saudi Polo Team to the AlUla pitch. Join us for an exhilarating tournament weekend.

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What's On in AlUla

AlUla has so much to offer, from thrilling ziplines to calming yoga sessions. Explore AlUla's heritage sites, hiking trails, helicopter rides and more. There truly is something for everyone at The World's Masterpiece.

Featured Experiences During Winter at Tantora

Coming Soon in December Annabel's AlUla

The world famous and utterly exclusive Annabel’s returns to AlUla. Featuring their signature series of uniquely themed private dining areas, menu favourites and bespoke mocktails inspired by AlUla are served high-class London style. Follow @AlUlaMoments on social to know when reservations are open.

23 December - 28 February Cinema ElHoush

Tuesday - Saturday each week, the beautiful outdoor set up of Cinema El Housh will offer you the chance to enjoy a selection of world class movies from Saudi, Arab and International directors.

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15 January - 27 April Garden of the Moments

Walk through the bountiful farm in AlUla's Cultural Oasis District to find the Garden of Moments, an interactive sensory experience and playful piece of artwork.

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Plan Your Trip To AlUla

AlUla Moments

AlUla invites you to find yourself and indulge your passions. Find out what’s new and what’s on in The World’s Masterpiece.

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Where to Stay

Looking for a place to rest after a long day’s adventure? From high-end luxury to sustainable eco-resorts, AlUla offers a range of accommodation options.

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What to Do

Unlock the secrets of this open-air museum, where an exciting collection of immersive experiences and activities bring its stories to life.

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Where to Eat

In AlUla there are many dining options to replenish your energy after a day of exploring. Casual to fine dining options are available.

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COVID-19 Information

We strive to make your visit to this amazing destination as safe as possible.

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