There are many exciting events happening throughout the year in Dubai. Most events are family friendly, although some are better designed for adults. Regardless of your interests, you will find a fun event to attend in Dubai.
Dubai Shopping Festival
Many people travel to Dubai for the annual Dubai Shopping Festival each January. In addition to many special deals at stores throughout Dubai, crowds are entertained by musicians and magicians. Fireworks are set off on various nights. Global Village sees an increasing number of pavilions set up each year by countries from around the world, and The Children’s Show is always one of the best in the Middle East.
Dubai International Jazz Festival
Make plans now to attend the Dubai International Jazz Festival held every February. This luxury event takes place over three days and occurs at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, drawing musicians from across Dubai and internationally. You will also want to make your way to the Hilton Grand Resort to hear more music in their lush garden during this luxury event.
RedFest DXB Festival
The RedFest DXB Festival in Dubai is the largest music festival in the Middle East. It is held at the Dubai Music City Amphitheater each February. Organizers put together a star-studded lineup every year bringing in many entertainers from throughout the Middle East along with local entertainers.
The largest art festival during the year is Art Dubai held each March. This destination event draws artists working in a variety of media from more than 75 different galleries. Competition to get into this juried art show is extremely tough. At the same time, visitors need to go to the Bastakiya Quarter to see all the smaller vendors located there where art prices are often more reasonable.
Emirates Airline Festival of Literature
At almost the same time as Art Dubai, the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature occurs under the auspices of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Each year the Montegrappa Writing Prize is given to one author from Dubai along with smaller prizes in poetry and short story writing.
Fashion Week Dubai
If you are looking for the hottest trends in clothing, then you will not want to miss Arab Fashion Week Dubai. Like the art and literature festivals, this four-day event is held in late March. Designers from across the Middle East gather for this prestigious show.
Dubai Summer Surprises
This month-long event sees almost every Dubai attraction hosting special children’s activities, making June a great time for families to go to Dubai. Most of the events center around one of Dubai’s luxurious shopping centers giving families the chance to cool off if needed.
Al Dhafra Festival
Celebrate Dubai’s unique culture during the three-week long Al Dhafra Festival held in December. One of the highlights of this festival is the camel races along with the camel beauty contest. Visitors can also hear poetry read and buy handicrafts from local artists.
Choose a destination event and start planning your Dubai travel today! The top luxury events are worth your time to go see an provide the opportunity for creating lifetime memories.