Saudi Arabia has a year round calendar of exciting events, with three events being a 'must see' for any tourist. Find out more about the year round calendar of events.
ALULA - WINTER AT TANTORA
21ST DEC 2022 - 21ST JAN 2023
Winter at Tantora is returning for its fourth season. Being the region’s longest-running music and arts festival, Winter at Tantora features intimate concerts with world-renowned musicians and hosts multiple events and activations across culture, heritage, gastronomy and more. Join us for a full month and experience the best of AlUla.
ALULA - WELLNESS FESTIVAL
29TH SEP - 16TH OCT 2022
Connecting mind and body with diverse experiences, the AlUla Wellness Festival is two weeks dedicated to celebrating the silence of the AlUla Oasis and the Arabian Desert. The festival will feature world-class industry experts and wellness practitioners - our leaders for our immersive wellness experiences, which include the return of the Five Senses Sanctuary.
Part of the countrywide Saudi Seasons movement, this five-month long celebration of the capital and its people begins in October or November each year and is the biggest festival of its kind in the Middle East with numerous concerts, theatrical performances, art displays, interactive experiences, food stalls, and a Winter Wonderland.
ALULA - ANCIENT KINGDOMS
11TH NOV - 27TH NOV 2022
Living and breathing heritage, the natural oases of North West Arabia were a cradle of ancient civilisations. Through the 10-day Ancient Kingdoms Festival, we will unlock the world of three ancient interconnected Oases - AlUla, Khaybar and Tayma. These lands are filled with stories, uniting explorers, intellectuals and creatives in these ancient crossroads of history.
AlUla is buzzing with activity during its events season which comprises four unique festivals running over a four-month period, will return for the next three years. AlUla Moments offers something for everyone thanks to music and arts focused Winter at Tantora, AlUla Arts which showcases the work of Saudi’s most prominent contemporary artists, the health and wellbeing focused AlUla Wellness Festival, and AlUla Skies, where the focus falls on viewing the region’s awesome landscape from the air, be that by hot air balloon, helicopter or vintage plane.
Jeddah Season has returned with a new identity this year after being postponed since 2019. the festival promises to highlight the cultural diversity, international appeal, rich heritage and modern, forward-thinking aspirations of the coastal city.