As the New Year unfolds in Saudi Arabia, a diverse range of events promise engaging experiences. The Richard Mille AlUla Desert Polo, now in its third edition, beckons with four days of tournament action, drawing esteemed players from the region and beyond against the picturesque backdrop of AlUla’s scenic beauty. Meanwhile, the Dakar Season offers enthusiasts a chance to engage with the renowned Dakar Rally, providing options for both thrill-seekers on Enduro Bikes and those seeking a more leisurely adventure with the Meet Dakar Jeep Tour. Lastly, the Balad Beast Festival, lighting up Jeddah’s Historic District, introduces a two-day celebration featuring diverse musical genres and immersive stage designs.
Richard Mille AlUla Desert Polo (January 17-20, 2024) – AlUla
Returning for its third edition, the Richard Mille AlUla Desert Polo is set to deliver four days of high-energy tournament action. This prestigious equestrian event is poised to attract top players from both the region and beyond, converging to compete against the breathtaking backdrop of AlUla’s spectacular scenery. For those eager to catch a glimpse of the excitement, a trailer for the event is available here. Secure your spot for this exhilarating experience by purchasing tickets here.
Dakar Season (January 3-20, 2024) – AlUla
Embark on an unforgettable adventure with the Dakar Season, where the renowned Dakar Rally takes center stage in the scenic desert landscapes of Saudi Arabia. Offering enthusiasts a chance to immerse themselves in the race, the Enduro Bike Tour allows participants to ride 4-stroke enduro bikes from leading brands like KTM, GASGAS, and Husqvarna, perfectly suited for the sandy and rocky desert terrain. Secure your Enduro Bike Tour tickets here.
For those preferring a more relaxed experience, the Meet Dakar Jeep Tour provides a spectacular off-road adventure. Aptly named the Spectator Only Tour, this journey takes participants in a Jeep to prime spots along the rally route, offering an unparalleled view of the race. This is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure combining comfort and safety in a high-end offroad vehicle. Reserve your spot for the Meet Dakar Jeep Tour here.
Balad Beast Festival (January 18-19, 2024) – Jeddah
Marking one of the Kingdom’s most exciting celebrations, the Balad Beast Festival is set to illuminate Jeddah’s Historic District on January 18th and 19th. Bringing a fusion of old city charm and new sounds, the festival boasts immersive stage designs spread across various courtyards hosting four stages: two live stages and dedicated hip-hop and underground stages. With over 70 multi-genre artists, Balad Beast promises an all-night extravaganza. Don’t miss out on this unique experience! Secure your tickets here.