What's on

Discover AlUla's extraordinary events and entertainment, held throughout the year and at a glittering array of locations. You’ll find everything from music and wellness festivals, sports and heritage events and cutting-edge art exhibitions.

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AlUla Arts Festival

9 Feb - 2 Mar 2024

A magnificent third edition of this celebration of the arts returns. The incredible site-specific installations of Desert X AlUla 2024, a photography exhibition by artist Hassan Hajjaj and a display of the winning entry in the 2023 Ithra Art Prize bring art outdoors. Saudi art from private collections makes for a special exhibition entitled 'More than Meets the Eye' at the award-winning Maraya, while AlUla artist and design residencies feature exhibitions in Mabiti and AlJadidah. Throughout the festival, various art and craft workshops encourage adults, children and families to be inspired as well.

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AlUla Arts Festival 2024 Experiences

Festival and events calendar

Introducing AlUla Moments

Experience AlUla's unique calendar of events, festivals and other activities

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Everything you need to know

Be inspired and informed ahead of your visit

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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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Food and drink

World-class chefs, mouth-watering menus, and spectacular scenery combine

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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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