AlUla Moments: Exciting events in the AlUla calendar

AlUla Moments: Exciting events in the AlUla calendar

Discover the marvels of AlUla as you immerse yourself in a calendar of exciting events and festivals
08 September 23
AlUla Moments Calendar

As the summer temperatures start to cool off, the AlUla Moments calendar is heating up.

With plenty of activities taking place in the stunning surroundings of the incredible sandy surrounds of the AlUla desert. Visitors can expect a whole host of exciting activities, from the most anticipated music festival of the year to wellness experiences, art, adventure, sports and more.

September 21 & 22: Azimuth Festival 2023

Prepare to dance until the break of dawn.

Alongside the return of a number of talented regional music acts, a scorching roster of international acts will also wow the crowds at Azimuth 2023. From the recently announced British rock band The Kooks, and icon Jorja Smith, to the viral sensation that is Saint Levant and of course, the Dish Dash duo will return for the Saudi National Day weekend.

Check out all the acts confirmed for Azimuth 2023, right here.

October 19 - November 4: AlUla Wellness Festival

After the high-energy weekend of Azimuth 2023, a period of reflection, revitalisation and relaxation is needed. And, what better way to do this than dive right into the AlUla Wellness Festival 2023?

Enter a realm of relaxation. With events and experiences that will help you rediscover yourself through yoga, meditation, culinary workshops and other refreshing experiences in the sanctuary of AlUla. The 'Five Senses Sanctuary' experiences that was hosted in previous editions is set to return. Aiming to engage all the senses of visitors through daily wellness activities and workshops including sound bath and sound healing, yoga, meditation and fitness sessions.

Discover more about the third edition of the AlUla Wellness Festival, right here.

November 16 - December 2: Ancient Kingdoms Festival

In commemoration of Hegra's 15th anniversary as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this exceptional festival will return to celebrate and honour the history of significant cultural locations such as AlUla, Khaybar, and Tayma.

Visitors around the world will delve into immersive encounters that aim to ignite curiosity, evoke wonder, and establish a deep connection with the ancient history of our significant historic locations, in order to create a collective sense of connection to our history and culture.

Learn more about Saudi's UNESCO Heritage Sites here.

December 21 - January 27: Winter at Tantora

Returning for a fifth edition, Winter at Tantora is officially back. One of the stalwart events of the AlUla Moments Calendar, the festival will consists of an array of art showcases, musical concerts and gastronomic events, and other exciting events that will encompass and celebrate culture, heritage, gastronomy, and more.

More event details are expected to be released soon, stay tuned.