Past Events & Festivals

Past Events & Festivals

Explore events that took place in AlUla in 2021

As a one-of-a-kind destination, AlUla attracts world-class entertainment and events.

2021 Past Events

Extreme E Inaugural Desert X Prix Came to AlUla 3-4 April 2021

AlUla's stunning terrain tests boundary-breaking electric SUVs and professional drivers race through AlUla.

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Andrea Bocelli Performed in AlUla 8 April, 2021

The world’s most beloved tenor MAESTRO ANDREA BOCELLI mesmerised his audience on the 8th April 2021 night during a first-of-its-kind performance at Hegra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Look Back at the Last winter at tantora

Looking back at the last Winter at Tantora Season 2 (19 Dec 19 - 7 Mar 20), we remember a season full of spectacular concerts of world and regional music, exclusive sporting events, amazing art installations and first-class restaurants. Get a glimpse of what you missed by watching our highlights video.

A look back at the moments of Season 2

Season 2 - Past Festival Experiences


Whether by foot, bicycle, 4x4, horse or camel, AlUla excursions travelled scenic paths that held stories, heritage sites and natural oases.


From Yayoi Kusama's entrancing installation, Brilliance of the Souls, to a light show "performed" by illuminated drones, the art of AlUla was on full display

Authentic Events

Visitors discovered the most authentic ways to experience local culture in AlUla, starting by strolling its market, stocked with handmade wares and delicious food.


After touring AlUla on the ground, visitors soared over its sights during a collection of hot-air balloon rides, vintage aircraft flights and more.


At the stunning venue Maraya, event-goers were just as taken by the lineup, featuring global stars of the symphony, Latin pop and more.


Archaelological wonders awaited at the heritage sites, a treasure of dwellings, tombs and other sacred places - some still under excavation.


From three thrilling days of Desert Polo to trail races and hikes for all levels of adventurers, visitors experienced action against the breathtaking backdrop of AlUla.


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