Dubai Shopping Festval & Fireworks
26 December - 2 February
Catch the fireworks light up the sky as prices drop at brands across Dubai in celebration for the popular Dubai Shopping Festival. The annual shopping season brings a spread of exclusive offers, sales, promotions and entertainment for residents and visitors with foreworks to celebrate the period. Take advantage of our shuttle service to La Mer Beach & enjoy the fireworks scheduled until the 2nd February.
See below for the scheduled fireworks, every Thursday and Friday evening at Al Seef, La Mer and The Beach at JBR:
26, 27, 28 December
3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 January
Venue: Various locations
AFC Asian Cup Matches
5 January - 1 February
Catch the world's second longest running men's football competition representing the second time the UAE has played host, with its first run as hosts back in 1996. With teams from countries as diverse and as Australia, Uzbekistan, North and South Korea, Philippines, India and Vietnam, we are sure to see some exciting matches. Take advantage of the game screenings on High Definition screens with high quality audio in our very own Cheers Pub! You can also enjoy 11 matches that will be held in two stadiums- Al Maktoum and Rashid.
Venue: Al Maktoum Stadium and Rashid Stadium, Cheers Pub - Arabian Park Hotel
Light Art DXB
7 January - 13 February
Watch Burj Park Plaza gleam under a symphony of lights as six dynamic sculptures take residence at the scenic venue for five weeks. The installations will manipulate light in a breathtaking showcase titled Light Art DXB using delicate design and reflections to inspire audiences. The figures marry movement and light to create a visual story that compliments its host venue and highlights the towering icon in the background–Burj Khalifa.
Venue: Burj park plaza
Camel Racing at Al Marmoom
15 January - 17 January
Experience an authentic display of Emirati heritage! this year’s camel racing season is the perfect opportunity to witness an age old tradition paired with a nail-biting competition. The competition gets harder every year with breeds trained and bred for high-endurance racing! Call a day in advance to confirm the races and saddle up to cheer on a sport deeply integrated into local traditions.
Venue: Al marmoom camel racetrack
1 February - 2 February
XYoga, a two day festival of uninterrupted yoga sessions and activities, is returning to Dubai with a new temporary residence at Kite Beach. Now in its third year, XYoga is inviting yogis of all levels and ages to dive into expert-led, quality meditation and spiritual discipline from sunrise to sundown. Bring your mats and explore a soulful selection of classes, workshops and activities while exploring health-focused food, equipment and sportswear brands. XYoga makes for two of the most Zen days in Dubai, offering a unique and holistic yoga experience.
Venue: Kite beach
Dubai World Cup Carnival
Join in on the seventh session of the 2019 Dubai World Cup Carnival, a three-month horse racing competition worth over US$10 million in prize money across ten race meetings. The Dubai World Cup Carnival leads up to the Dubai World Cup worth USD$35 million, one of the wealthiest racing days in the world.
Venue: Meydan Racecourse
Admission: General Admission: Free
Dubai Water Bike Race Series
Witness a spectacular competition at the coasts beside Mina Seyahi, the thrilling final of the UAE Waterbike race season! The third and final round of the event, will see the top local and regional waterbike or jet ski experts fighting it out for the winner's trophy, in the Dubai International Marine Club organised event.
Venue: Dubai international marine club
Taste Of Dubai
7 March - 9 March
Visit a full weekend festival of top-notch restaurant food, tasting sessions, cookery workshops, talks and live entertainment. The annual event attracts some of the city's trendiest restaurants which curate tasting menus with bite-sized portions of their best dishes for a fraction of the normal menu price. Expect to run into culunary superstars - as every year the fair attracts some of the world's top chefs for demonstrations, workshops and talks. There's also an entertainment stage with family fun by day and live entertainment by night.
Venue: Dubai media city ampitheatre
Admission: Standard Tickets AED135 - AED200
Catch Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Sonakshi Sinha, Jacqueline Fernandez and more at an event packed with star power at the Da-Bang Tour! The live concert starring India’s hottest celebrities will blow audiences away with captivating choreography, hit songs and playful banter from the actors. The tour is inspired by Salman Khan’s blockbuster movie franchise “Da-Bangg” and has graced stages across the United States and Canada. It is landing at South Festival Bay in Dubai Festival City Mall. Don't miss your chance to meet these highly raved stars this March!
Venue: South Festival Bay, Dubai Festival City Mall
Admission: Starting at AED 100
SIKKA Art Fair
16 March - 23 March
The SIKKA Art Fair is built around artist-led practices, initiatives and discourse, and runs a diverse programme of events for all the community to enjoy including fascinating art exhibitions, inspiring installations, live music from local musicians, thought-provoking film, interactive workshops and more. Visit this beautiful & unique experience where you can take the most insta-worthy pictures for memories!
Venue: Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood