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Dubai Events Calendar 2024

Planning a trip to Dubai? Then you need your dates well planned. Book your trip during the most happening months of Dubai where the city is lit with adventure, activities, and cultural festivities. To make your search a little easier, here’s a Calendar with the list of events happening around the year of 2024 in Dubai. 

January: Embracing the Festive Spirit

1. Paw Patrol Fest 

As the year kicks off, Dubai sets the stage for the Paw Patrol Fest, a delightful treat for the little ones. This event promises joy, laughter, and cherished memories for families. Experience a world of adventure and entertainment as the lovable pups from Paw Patrol take centre stage.

Date: 12th to 28th January 

Location: Festival Bay, at Dubai Festival city

2. Jashn-e-Rekhta

Celebrating the beauty of Urdu language and literature, Jashn-e-Rekhta is a cultural extravaganza that showcases poetry, music, and art. Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of the subcontinent during this unique event. The Jashn-e-Rekhta Festival invites poetry and literature enthusiasts to revel in the rich heritage of Urdu language and culture.

Date: 27th & 28th January

Location: Zabeel Park 

February: A Culinary Extravaganza and Thrilling Races

1. Taste of Dubai

Dubai entices food lovers with the Taste of Dubai event, held from the 23rd to the 25th of February. Prepare your taste buds for an exploration of diverse cuisines and culinary delights. 

Dates: 23rd to 25th February 2024

Location: Skydive Dubai, Dubai Marina

2. Dubai International Boat Show

For maritime enthusiasts, the Dubai International Boat Show is a must-attend event. Explore the latest in marine innovation, from luxury yachts to cutting-edge water sports equipment.

Date: Feb 28th to March 3rd

Location: Dubai Harbour, UAE

March: A Carnival of Lights and Luxury

1. Dubai World Cup

March is synonymous with elegance and thrilling horse racing at the Dubai World Cup. Join the world’s richest horse race and witness the excitement as top-notch jockeys compete for glory. Adrenaline junkies can witness the Dubai World Cup, a prestigious horse racing event. 

Date: 30th March 2024

Location: Meydan Racecourse

2. Dubai Food Festival

The Dubai Festival paints the city with vibrant colours. The Dubai Festival is a celebration of culture, arts, and entertainment. With a diverse lineup of events, including music concerts, art exhibitions, and theatrical performances, the festival promises something for everyone.

Date: To be confirmed

3. Grand Ball of Monte Carlo

Step into the world of opulence at The Grand Ball of Monte Carlo. A glamorous soirée, this event is a perfect blend of sophistication and entertainment, offering a taste of the high life. The Grand Ball of Monte Carlo transports attendees to a world of glamour and sophistication. 

Date: 8th March 2024

Location: Burj Al Arab

The Dubai International Boat Show continues into March, treating enthusiasts to the finest yachts and watercraft.

April: Festivities Amidst Serenity

1. Eid al Fitr

As the city winds down, Dubai welcomes the celebrations of Eid al Fitr. Picture-perfect fireworks illuminate the night sky, creating a mesmerising display of lights. 

Date: 10th April 2024

2. Ramadan Night Market 

Experience the charm of Ramadan with a visit to the night market at the World Trade Center. From traditional crafts to delectable iftar treats, the market is a treasure trove for those wanting an authentic Ramadan experience.

Date: opens at 8 pm to 2 am during the 10 days of Ramadan

3. Easter Egg hunt

Image Courtesy: Lipita Hotel Dubai

Hop into April with an Easter Egg Hunt, a delightful activity for families and children. Explore Dubai’s parks and gardens as you search for hidden treasures and enjoy a day of festive fun.

Date: 31st March 2024

May: Laughter and Culinary Excellence

1. Dubai Comedy Fest 

May in Dubai brings laughter with the Dubai Comedy Fest. Laugh your way through May with the Dubai Comedy Fest. Featuring international and local comedians, the festival promises a rib-tickling experience that will leave you in stitches.

Date: to be confirmed

Location: Mall of the Emirates

June: Glitz and Glamour of Arabian Weddings

1. Jewellery and Bride Arabia Show

Explore the beauty of Arabian weddings at the Jewellery and Bride Arabia Show. From exquisite jewellery to bridal fashion, this event provides a captivating insight into the region’s wedding traditions.

Date: 10th to 13th May 2024

Location: Dubai World Trade Center

2. Eid al Adha

June concludes with the celebration of Eid Al Adha, a significant religious festival. Join in the festivities, marked by prayers, feasts, and a spirit of generosity.

Date: 16th – 18th June

July: Beat the Heat with Summer Surprises

Dubai Summer Surprises descend upon the city in July. Enjoy unbeatable shopping deals, exciting events, and family-friendly entertainment during this annual extravaganza.

Date: To be confirmed

Location: Dubai Mall, Mall of Emirates, City centre Mirdif, Dubai Festival city mall and Nakheel Malls. 

August to October: Anticipating the Unveiling

As summer continues, Dubai keeps its cards close to the chest, building anticipation for upcoming events in the later months.

November: Embracing Unity and Culture

1. Dubai Flag Day

Dubai Flag Day, a moment of national pride, brings the community together to hoist the UAE flag high. Join the festivities that include parades, cultural performances, and a display of national pride.

Date: 3rd November 2024

2. Dubai Design Week

Image Courtesy: Nour el Refai

Art and design enthusiasts shouldn’t miss Dubai Design Week in November. Showcasing innovation and creativity, the event features exhibitions, workshops, and installations from both local and international designers.

Date: 6 to 9 November 2024

December: A Grand Finale of Festivities

1. Union Day

Image Courtesy: secret.dubai

Celebrate Union Day in December with a grand parade featuring over 60 school students and police patrols on horses. Embrace the spirit of unity and patriotism as the city comes together for this special occasion. The city pulsates with the rhythms of the Al Ayala Dance, accompanied by awe-inspiring falconry displays.

Date: 2nd december 2024

2. Expo City Dubai

The climax of the year arrives with Expo City Dubai. Ending the year on a high note with a global exposition featuring pavilions from various countries, the event promises a fascinating journey through innovation, technology, and culture. It is a global exposition showcasing the best of human achievement and innovation. 

3. New Year’s Eve Parties

Ring in the New Year with a spectacular celebration in Dubai. From dazzling fireworks lighting up the iconic skyline to extravagant parties, Dubai is the perfect place to welcome the upcoming year in style.

Hope our Calendar with the list of Dubai Events has helped you plan your Dubai trip. To capture your moments during the Dubai Trip, you may need a professional photographer. Contact Lokaso Photoshoot, to book your Dubai Photoshoot now! 

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