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    Inspired Events Shine in AlUla

    Maraya Concert Hall

    Reflecting Beauty

    Inspired by the natural beauty of the region, Maraya — “mirror” in Arabic — is a feat of modern engineering. Described as a masterpiece of the region, the concert hall features outside walls covered entirely by mirrors that quite literally reflect the surrounding area’s breathtaking landscape. With a capacity of 500 and the latest technology in sound, lighting and digital projections, the facility draws a touring lineup of world-class performances during Winter at Tantora.

    19 - 21 December 2019

    Authentic AlUla

    The opening weekend of Winter at Tantora is a celebration rooted in AlUla. Guests will enjoy a weekend of authentic experiences with locally-inspired dining and entertainment as well as a celebration marking the start of the winter planting season at the iconic Tantora sundial.​​

    26 - 28 December 2019


    ​The second weekend will be an exploration of AlUla through the power of storytelling, with Oud performers serenading guests and astrologers providing a window to the night sky. The weekend is headlined by Omar Khairat, who performed a magical sold-out set in 2018, and returns this year to deliver another enchanting performance as well as the inimitable Aziza Jalal, who returns to the spotlight after a 30-year hiatus.

    02 - 04 January 2020

    History Celebrated

    Winter at Tantora celebrates one of the world’s greatest composers, Beethoven. On the 250th anniversary of his birth, artists Capuçon, Kit Armstrong, Edgar Moreau, Guillaume Chilemme, Adrien La Marca and the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse perform an homage to the famous composer’s work. The skies light up with the AlUla Balloon festival and Evening Glow Show.​​

    02 - 11 January 2020

    AlUla Balloon Festival

    ​​Discover the vast expanses of AlUla from a different perspective with this two-week festival of flight.​​​​

    09 - 11 January 2020

    Spanish Prestige

    ​​Jose Carreras, one of the famed three tenors, will make his Winter at Tantora debut bringing Spanish flair and finesse to the weekend. Guests can also attend the AlUla Balloon festival and the Evening Glow Show.

    16 - 18 January 2020

    AlUla Desert Polo

    ​The AlUla Desert Polo, the first ever Polo event in Saudi Arabia and the first ever desert polo event in the world, brings the world’s best players to this historic region.

    16 - 18 January 2020

    Music and Medley

    The Music and Medley weekend honors music and harmony with headlining act Il Divo - the quartet who’ve pioneered ‘Popera’.​

    23 - 25 January 2020

    Rhythm & Jazz

    Tune in as two musical greats co-headline one wonderful weekend. Nile Rodgers & Chic and Jamiroquai will electrify the landscape of AlUla with a unique blend of disco, funk-jazz and soul vibes.​

    30 January - 01 February 2020


    The biggest weekend of the festival with Andrea Bocelli returning to the famed Maraya Concert Hall. Hundreds of horse riders compete for distinction with the most prestigious endurance race, Fursan Endurance Race as it returns to the festival.​

    01 February 2020

    Fursan Horse Race

    Becoming one of the world's most prestigious Endurance races, The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Enduranc​e Race returns to Winter at Tantora.​

    06 - 08 February 2020


    ​Greek composer Yanni returns this year with his genre-defying brand of music that celebrates feeling, sensations and emotions. The composer, who performed an electrifying set at the festival’s debut season, will reprise his greatest hits for another unforgettable performance.

    08 February 2020


    Explore Al Ula in a more intimate manner as you take in nature and its raw beauty by trailing (80km, 50km, 10km) or hiking (10km) against the stunning landscapes of AlUla.​​​ Visit the ECOTRAIL® ​website for registration & more information.​​

    13 - 15 February 2020

    Jameel Buthainah

    Celebrating love and togetherness, the AlUla way. Learn the local customs, traditions and legends by catching the headline Caracalla performance and let the tales of love and mysteries enchant you.​​

    20 - 22 February 2020

    Latin Feeling

    Discover music and stories from around the world. The Latin Pop legends, Enrique Iglesias, supported by the Gipsy Kings, bring a dynamic blend of salsa, flamenco, Latin-pop, reggaeton, and Latin-rock.​​​

    27 - 29 February 2020


    ​The penultimate weekend, Modern Legends showcases the majesty of AlUla to the soundtrack of some of the greatest hits of this musical era, courtesy of the legendary Lionel Richie, Craig David (Feb 28th) and Kool & The Gang and Sister Sledge (Feb 27th).​

    05 - 07 March 2020

    To be revealed soon

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    The allure of Winter at Tantora is that it is not just a festival, but an experience that is unique to everyone. With this in mind, you are able to personalize your own experience through our Festival Operations Team, who will help create the perfect package for you.