Nestled amidst Saudi Arabia's striking desert landscapes, AlUla is an archaeological gem, boasting ancient wonders like Hegra (Madain Saleh) and Dadan, revealing millennia-old civilizations, along with futuristic marvels like the Maraya Concert Hall. With such breathtaking scenery, AlUla has drawn tourists from all over the world. However, if you have not visited the fascinating destination yet, there may not be a better time than January, as the fifth edition of Winter at Tantora festival returns.
Set to captivate audiences from December 21 to January 27, this fifth edition promises an array of experiences against the stunning backdrop of AlUla's desert landscapes.
The festival, renowned as the Middle East's longest-running culture and music spectacle, unveils a month-long program tailored to diverse interests. With immersive experiences and premium performances, Winter at Tantora invites cultural enthusiasts, entertainment lovers, fashion admirers, music devotees, sports fans, and nature lovers alike.al
With six themed weekends, the ancient city is all set to transform into a vibrant destination with a world-class lineup of activities, activations, and events, ensuring an unforgettable experience for all attendees.
The festival kicks off with the immersive Tantora Celebrations and the exclusive after-dark series, Tales After Dark, featuring light projection shows across AlUla. Musical enthusiasts can revel in the Shorfat AlJadidah concert and the enchanting Jamil and Bouthaina Musical at Maraya.
For fashion lovers, events like the Richard Mille AlUla Desert Polo, the AlUla Trail Race, and an exclusive fashion show featuring Givenchy and Tiffany & Co. collections will headline the festival. In addition, renowned artists like Majida El Roumi and Dr. Abadi Al Johar will be gracing the festival with captivating performances.
Further news and updates will follow in the coming weeks. For more information and to explore the full AlUla Moments calendar of events, visit the Experience AlUla website.
Direct flights are available from major Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, and Hyderabad, and others to cities in Saudi Arabia such as Riyadh, Jeddah, or Medina. From these cities, you can then take a connecting flight to AlUla. Airlines like Saudia, Air India, and other carriers operate flights between India and Saudi Arabia.