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
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
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
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
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.
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