Discover latest events happening in the city from concerts, festivals, sports events and exhibitions.
17 February - 2 March 2019
The annual Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships will return with world-class players expected to wow crowds at this unmissable sporting event. Past highlights have included the legendary Roger Federer winning three times in a row between 2003-2005. Other tennis greats such as Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Venus Williams, have also won here.
VENUE: Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium
30 March 2019
The biggest sporting and social occasion on the Dubai calendar and the conclusion of the UAE racing season. Ending the event with the spectacular Dubai World Cup show and live music concert, guests can choose from a variety of hospitality options to suit every budget.
VENUE: Meydan Racecourse
1-3 May 2019
Launched in October 2006, the Omega Dubai Ladies Classic is an eminent professional golf tournament with an impressive prize purse of $500,000. The prestigious event is a magnet for top female players from around the world, having hosted legends like Annika Sorenstam, Lexi Thompson and Shanshan Feng in past tournaments.
VENUE: The Majlis Course, Emirates Golf Club
28 November - 1 December 2019
Taking place at Yas Marina Circuit Abu Dhabi, the 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship is a planned motor racing championship for Formula One cars which would be the 70th running of the Formula One World Championship.
VENUE: Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi
5-7 December 2019
Celebrating it's 50th year, guests can expect another epic Dubai Sevens with improvements every year both on and off the pitch - including entertainment, a great family experience, and a Rugby Village that just keeps on getting bigger and better. The Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens is set to stay one of the Middle East's top sporting and social events.
VENUE: The Sevens Stadium, Al Ain Road, Dubai
9 January - 31 December 2019
Witness spectacular performances created and produced by one of the world’s most renowned artistic directors, Franco Dragone. Featuring a cast with a unique set of skills, ranging from acting, acrobats, aquatic and aerial stunts providing a visually captivating experience at a one-of-a-kind theatre.
VENUE: Al Habtoor City
13-22 February 2019
The Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival is set to return for its 17th edition. The festival will take place over 10 days with performances from local and international jazz and blues artists at venues throughout the city, before the main event takes place over three days at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre.
VENUE: Dubai Media City Amphitheatre
14-15 February 2019
Celebrate the life and times of the legendary French singer Edith Piaf in the internationally acclaimed musical PIAF! Le Spectacle. The musical recounts the dramatic rise of Piaf to global stardom in a spectacular and moving compilation of her hit songs and unreleased photos. French singer Anne Carrere will be performing alongside Nathalie Lermitte.
VENUE: Dubai Opera
20-23 March 2019
A leading international art fair, Art Dubai aims to broaden the conversation on art beyond the traditional art centres and galleries. The event is highly regarded in the international art world and provides a platform for emerging talent, showcasing them alongside firmly established centres and well-known artists. Artists, gallerists and art collectors flock to Dubai from all over the world to attend the fair, which is one of the main pillars of Dubai’s art season.
VENUE: Madinat Jumeirah
26-30 March 2019
From soul to disco and pop to rock–relive 45 years of Michael Jackson’s legendary music biography through THRILLER LIVE, direct from London’s West End. Now in its 10th year with over 4,000 performances in its arsenal, THRILLER LIVE is arriving at Dubai Opera to celebrate the spectacular career of one of the world’s most renowned entertainers.
VENUE: Dubai Opera
26-27 April 2019
Embellished with a remarkable score by canonized Russian composer Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty is a dazzling display of talent and art by the National Ballet of Ukraine The acclaimed troop is celebrating its 150th anniversary by touring the world with an extravagant live symphony orchestra, stunning costumes and 42 talented dancers who have mastered a classic and elegant dancing technique.
VENUE: Dubai Opera
6-9 February 2019
BRIDE is back as the Middle East's leading wedding and lifestyle event where industry suppliers launch, build, grow, meet and educate over 20,000 powerful and influential women in the region.
VENUE: Dubai World Trade Centre
21 February - 9 March 2019
A celebration of all things gastronomic, the Dubai Food Festival celebrates the diverse culinary offering of the city with a jam-packed schedule of mouth-watering events and offers. From dining on special set menus at Dubai’s finest eateries during Dubai Restaurant Week to discovering wallet-friendly hidden gems, Dubai Food Festival satisfies all tastes and budgets.
26 February - 2 March 2019
27 years after setting sail, the Dubai International Boat Show is once again set to be an unmissable marine event. Showcasing the finest in luxury superyachts and leisure craft from around the globe, this truly world-class event brings together boat buyers, sellers, and enthusiasts.
VENUE: Dubai Canal, Jumeirah
28 April - 1 May 2019
Arabian Travel Market is the travel and tourism event unlocking business potential within the Middle East for inbound and outbound tourism professionals. Tourism destinations from the Middle East and around the world showcase a diverse range of accommodation options, breathtaking tourism attractions and new airline routes.
VENUE: World Trade Center
17-21 November 2019
The 2019 show will build on the overwhelming success of the last event which drew 79,380 trade visitors from around the world, 1,200 exhibitors from 63 countries, 1,603 international and regional media and an order book in excess of $113.8 billion.
VENUE: DWC, Dubai Airshow Site
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