Explore the Enchantment of AlUla: Winter at Tantora Festival Beckons

December 05, 2023 – Nestled amid Saudi Arabia’s breathtaking desert landscapes, AlUla stands as an archaeological marvel, boasting ancient wonders like Hegra (Madain Saleh) and Dadan alongside futuristic marvels such as the Maraya Concert Hall. Drawing global tourists to its captivating scenery, AlUla becomes even more enchanting in January with the return of the fifth edition of the Winter at Tantora festival.

From December 21 to January 27, Winter at Tantora promises a month-long celebration against the stunning backdrop of AlUla’s desert landscapes. Recognized as the Middle East’s longest-running culture and music spectacle, the festival unveils a diverse program catering to cultural enthusiasts, entertainment lovers, fashion admirers, music devotees, sports fans, and nature enthusiasts.

The festival kicks off with immersive Tantora Celebrations and the exclusive Tales After Dark series, featuring light projection shows across AlUla. Musical enthusiasts can indulge in the Shorfat AlJadidah concert and the enchanting Jamil and Bouthaina Musical at Maraya.


Fashion takes center stage with events like the Richard Mille AlUla Desert Polo, the AlUla Trail Race, and an exclusive fashion show featuring Givenchy and Tiffany & Co. collections. Renowned artists Majida El Roumi and Dr. Abadi Al Johar will grace the festival with captivating performances.

AlUla transforms into a vibrant destination with six themed weekends, ensuring an unforgettable experience for all attendees. For more information and to explore the full AlUla Moments calendar of events, visit the Experience AlUla website.

For those planning to embark on this extraordinary journey, direct flights from major Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, and Hyderabad to cities in Saudi Arabia such as Riyadh, Jeddah, or Medina are available. From there, a connecting flight to AlUla awaits, with airlines like Saudia, Air India, and others facilitating the journey between India and Saudi Arabia. Stay tuned for further news and updates in the coming weeks, and let the enchantment of AlUla captivate your senses at the Winter at Tantora festival.