Dubai Events

National Day Air Show

UAE National Day

UAE National Day is celebrated on 2 December every year to mark the day in 1971 when the seven emirates first joined together to form the United Arab Emirates. It's a day to abandon reserve and party hard, as parades and fireworks erupt...  see full details



Dubai Rugby Sevens

Dubai Rugby Sevens

The Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens heralds the opening of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, featuring 16 of the best international rugby sevens teams each year. The event has grown rapidly over the last few years, attracting over 70,000 fans from around the...  see full details



Othman Almulla and Tiger Woods at Dubai Desert Classic.

Omega Dubai Desert Classic

Part of the European PGA tour, the Dubai Desert Classic takes place at what was the first grass golf course in the Middle East, which was entitled The Desert Miracle in 1988. The tournament attracts prestigious international players to compete for the trophy and...  see full details



Sting at Dubai Jazz Festival

Skywards Dubai International Jazz Festival

Tens of thousands of jazz lovers flock to see some of the finest international acts in the world performing in a variety of genres including rocket-fuelled funk and bluegrass, pop, blues, rock, reggae, and afro-centric music. The increasing number of fans has helped secure...  see full details



Night lights at Dubai Shopping Festival

Dubai Shopping Festival

The Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) was started in 1996 by the government to promote retail trade in the city, and has since grown into the foremost shopping event in the world, an annual extravaganza of shopping and entertainment that promotes tourism and attracts millions...  see full details



Dubai World Cup

Dubai World Cup

The Dubai World Cup is the richest horse race in the world, offering a purse of US$10 million, with US$3.6 million going to the winner of the mile-and-a-quarter race. The event attracts the best horses and jockeys from around the world every year....  see full details



Indian Market at Global Village

Global Village Dubai

The Global Village is a shopping, eating, and entertainment extravaganza that runs throughout the winter months in Dubai. Bringing together traditions from across the globe, thousands flock each year to sample the exotic foods and international goods. Visitors experience the sights, sounds, and smells...  see full details