Discover a world where modern culture and interest fuses with the ancient history all around to create a unique calendar of events for all interests. From concerts to ultra marathons - human and equestrian - as well as special pop ups, intriguing art exhibitions and so much more.

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Desert X AlUla

9 Feb - 23 Mar

Under the theme of In the Presence of Absence, Desert X AlUla 2024 asks ‘what cannot be seen?’ Artists taking part in this edition have been invited to explore ideas of the unseen and the inexpressible. Encouraged to engage with what is not immediately apparent, they stage new encounters with the landscape, with artworks woven into the three distinct locations across AlUla.

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Annual favourites

Alongside memorable one-off events, the AlUla calendar is filled with recurring events which continue to get better year on year

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Everything you need to know

Be inspired and informed ahead of your visit

Practical information

Take the pain out of planning your holiday with these useful facts and travel tips

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Things to do

Discover show-stopping natural wonders, thrilling adventures, hidden valleys, and a labyrinthine Old Town

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From lavish weekends to intrepid adventures with friends, the choices are as majestic as they are unique

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What's on

Explore everything from music and wellness festivals, sports and heritage events and art exhibitions

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