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Winter at Tantora Festival 2024: What to Expect

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Winter at Tantora

Winter at Tantora is a festival of culture, art, and music that takes place in AlUla, Saudi Arabia every year. Winter at Tantora 2023 is a unique opportunity to experience the beauty of AlUla in the winter when the weather is mild and the desert landscape is transformed into a winter wonderland. The festival also provides a platform for local and international artists to showcase their work, and to engage with audiences from all over the world.

Winter at Tantora Ticket Prices

Visitors can visit the official site to book their tickets for the festival.

Winter at Tantora 2024 Confirmed Date

Winter at Tantora has been confirmed to run from December 21, 2023, to January 27, 2024.

Winter at Tantora Festival Expected Events

Winter at Tantora 2022 was an outstanding success by all measures, hosting Andrea Bocelli, one of the world's most renowned opera singers, and Omar Khairet who is one of the biggest Egyptian music legends, so everybody is expecting Winter at Tantora 2023 to be an even bigger success.

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While not all events for Winter at Tantora 2023 have been announced yet, here is a sneak peek at what to expect:

Tantora Celebrations

Kicking off the tantora celebrations 2023, let's step into the enchanting world of ‘Winter at Tantora’, a 10-day extravaganza that transforms Old Town into a vibrant hub of excitement, exploration, and jubilation. Witness the enduring tradition of celebrating the winter planting season, and prepare to be amazed by a spectacle that will leave you spellbound.

  • Date: 22 - 31 DEC

Shorfat Al Jadida

Get ready for an enchanting musical experience as balconies transform into stages for the second edition of this innovative event. The first weekend will feature the renowned Saudi National Orchestra, while the Egyptian Choir Rouh Al Sharq will grace the stage on the second. Prepare to be captivated by a harmonious blend of covers of famous Saudi music, traditional opera, and Arab classics.

  • Date:21-22 28-29 Dec

Jamil & Bouthayna Musical

Experience the timeless love story of Jamil & Bouthayna as the captivating musical returns for a second season in AlUla. Witness the mesmerizing performance by the Caracalla Dance Theatre Company at Maraya, and let the soulful melodies of rising music star Zena Emad serenade you into a world of love and enchantment.

  • Date: December 22

Tales After Dark

As an added treat, the opening weekend of Winter at Tantora 2023 will unveil an exclusive after-dark series, inviting visitors to embark on a mesmerizing journey through four captivating light projection shows scattered across AlUla's enchanting landscapes.

  • Date: December 22 to January 21

Poet Nights

Embrace the magic of poetry as it unveils the extraordinary talent of Arabian poets amidst the mesmerizing backdrop of AlUla's starry nights. Witness the power of words as they resonate with the rhythm of the desert, carried on the gentle breeze and woven into the tapestry of an unforgettable evening under the watchful gaze of the cosmos.

  • Date: 28-29 Dec

Dr Abadi Al Johar Concert

Saudi maestro Dr. Abadi Al Johar will grace Maraya with his musical prowess, showcasing his enduring talent that has captivated audiences across the Gulf region. Renowned for his soulful vocals and captivating compositions, Dr. Al Johar has amassed a remarkable discography of over 50 albums, including timeless hits like "Awazel" and "Eyaunek." His performance promises an electrifying evening of Khaleeji music and cultural heritage.

  • Date: January 12

Richard Mille AlUla Desert Polo

Witness the majestic spectacle of the world's first modern polo tournament as it returns to AlUla for its third captivating edition. Set on an undeniably unique desert sand pitch, this year's event promises to be larger than life, drawing renowned polo players and celebrity guests from the region and around the globe. Indulge in the pinnacle of luxury hospitality in a lively atmosphere, with AlUla's spectacular scenery serving as the perfect backdrop. Lounge access, captivating entertainment, and more are sure to elevate your experience.

  • Date: January 17 to 20, 2024

AlUla Fashion Show

The grand finale of Winter at Tantora 2023 is set to dazzle with a fashion extravaganza featuring collections from renowned brands – Givenchy and Tiffany & Co. – along with captivating activations that immerse you in the world of fashion and beyond.

Additional details about the confirmed events and activities will be released in the coming months. We will update this blog post as more information becomes available.

Winter at Tantora is a truly unique and unforgettable experience. It is a chance to experience the beauty of AlUla in the winter, to learn about its rich culture and heritage, and to enjoy the company of people from all over the world. If you are planning a trip to AlUla in the winter, be sure to check out Winter at Tantora. It is a festival that you will not want to miss! As you embrace the winter vibes at Winter at Tantora 2023, remember that AlUla has been celebrating AlUla Moments 2023 since September. Don't miss the opportunity to explore these exciting events and get involved in the ones that pique your interest. It's a chance to make your winter even more memorable.


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