Events in Dubai

Dubai has no room for being boring with its exciting social calendar. People from all walks of life come together to witness breathtaking performances, international sporting events, incredible festivals, and more all year round.

While the actual dates of many important events are timed to match the season, the Lunar calendar and the holy month of Ramadan changes from year to year. Below is a guideline to the city's many events:

January - Dubai Shopping Festival - Hankook 24H Dubai (Endurance Motor Race) - Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon - Dubai International Kite Festival - Dubai Show Jumping Championship

February - Omega Dubai Desert Classic - Dubai Tour - RedFestDXB - Gulf Photo Plus - Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships - Dubai Classics - Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival - Challenge Dubai - Dubai Food Festival

March - Dubai Food Festival - Dubai International Boat Show - Emirates Airline Festival of Literature - Taste of Dubai - Dubai Polo Gold Cup - SIKKA (Art Fair) - Design Days Dubai - Art Dubai - Dubai World Cup

April - GITEX Shopper (Spring) - Al Marmoom Heritage Festival (Camel Racing) - World Art Dubai - Middle East Film and Comic Con - Beach Polo Cup Dubai - Fashion Forward (Season 7)

May - Blended - Al Gaffal Traditional 60ft Dhow Race - Dubai Tango Festival - Dubai Duty Free Darts Masters

June - Ramadan in Dubai - Ramadan Majlis - Dubai Sports World

July - Ramadan in Dubai - Ramadan Night Market - Eid in Dubai (Eid Al Fitr) - Modhesh World - Dubai Summer Surprises - Dubai Sports World

August - Dubai Summer Surprises - Modhesh World - Dubai Sports World

September - Dubai Summer Surprises - Games 16 - Eid in Dubai (Eid Al Adha) - Dubai Music Week

October - GITEX Shopper (Autumn) - Dubai Comedy Festival - Dubai Design Week - Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience - Fashion Forward (Season 8) - Sensation

November - Dubai Comedy Festival - Dubai Motor Festival - Samsung Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup - Electric Run - Spartan Race Dubai Sprint & Super UAE - Dubai International Triathlon - DP World Tour Championship (Golf) - The Color Run

December - UAE National Day - Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens - Dubai World Superseries Finals (Badminton) - Dubai International Film Festival - Omega Dubai Ladies - Masters - Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge - International Premier Tennis League - Dubai Winter Festival - New Year Dubai