What’s On: AlUla Skies Festival
Weekend 3: 11-13 May
Top 3 Experiences for This Weekend
1. AlUla Kites
Watch in wonder as expert fliers sail and twirl their kites gracefully through the air. On the last day numerous kites take to the air decorated with messages of peace and love written by the public.
2. Hot Air Balloon Flights
With free-flying morning flights and tethered afternoon flights, take to the skies in a hot air balloon for a bird’s-eye view of this region’s breathtaking landscapes with this one-of-a-kind experience.
3. Harrat Viewpoint
Set atop an ancient volcanic peak, this lofty viewpoint offers views over AlUla and its stunning landscape. Telescopes allow you to see even further, plus AlUla Skies Festival brings some exciting additions.
4. The Planet-tinyum
The world’s smallest planetarium takes you on a unique journey into the mystery of the cosmos. Lose yourself in the wonder of the universe and feel your place within it.
5. Journey Through the Stars
Habitas AlUla invites you on a fascinating journey into the stars. Join this guided stargazing experience and lose yourself in AlUla’s famously clear night sky.
6. Giant Swing
One of only seven in the world, this thrilling experience involves leaping from a mountain's edge and flying between canyon walls, taking in the views as you swoosh through the air.
7. AlUla Stairway
An up-in-the-air experience unique to the region, climb this 45-metre suspended ladder before whizzing back down to the valley floor on a 150-metre zipline.
8. Alula Outdoor Cinema
Relive the classic movie-going magic at this under-the-stars cinema experience set against a dramatic canyon backdrop.
Tickets are available for purchase at the venue.
9. Drone Show
Forming an array of illuminated patterns and shapes, a choreographed collection of drones will delight crowds at this spectacular nightly show.
No ticket necessary; free and open to all daily from 7:45 to 8:00 pm.
10. Glow Show
Watch in wonder while flickering flames of dozens of grounded balloons make their colourful shapes glow and pop vividly against the night sky accompanied by music.
No ticket necessary; free and open to all Thursday through Saturday, from 8:00 - 9:00 pm.
ALULA SKIES FESTIVAL
The AlUla Skies Festival celebrates the magic of the AlUla skies. From 26 Apr - 13 May, the AlUla skies will be alive with hot air balloons, drones, stargazing and more.
AlUla Skies Festival Experiences
AlUla Skies Festival by Day AlUla Hot Air Balloons
AlUla Skies Festival by Day AlUla Kites
AlUla Skies Festival by Day Helicopter Tour
AlUla Skies Festival by Day Giant Swing
AlUla Skies Festival by Day AlUla Stairway
AlUla Skies Festival by Night Astro-photography
AlUla Skies Festival by Night Drone Show
AlUla Skies Festival by Night Glow Show
AlUla Skies Festival by Night AlUla Outdoor Cinema
AlUla Skies Festival by Night Journey Through the Stars
AlUla Skies Festival by Night Planet-tinyum
AlUla Skies Festival by Night Ashar Valley Fashion
AlUla Skies Festival by Night Harrat Viewpoint
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