Events in Dubai
Unlock the city's best concerts, festivals and sporting events
Your guide to Dubai
Discover unmissable events in Dubai, from fashion festivals and art exhibitions to thrilling sporting events and must-see music concerts from the world's biggest acts.
Omega Dubai Desert Classic
23 - 26 January 2020
The Omega Dubai Desert Classic attracts the biggest golf professionals to come to Dubai and play the tournament year after year. This year’s top tier line-up includes defending champion Bryson DeChambeau, five-time European Tour winner Tommy Fleetwood to name a few. Away from the course, spectators can fuel up on signature dishes while enjoying local entertainment.
VENUE: Emirates Golf Club
Polo Masters Cup 2020
10 – 12 February 2020
There’ll be compelling sportsmanship with a sprinkle of fashion, music, and family fun at The Polo Masters Cup 2020. Entering its 11th year, the cup is part of a six-month polo season, hosting low, medium, and high goal action. Passion, tradition and elegance are all reflected in this most unique sporting affair.
VENUE: Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club
Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships
17 – 29 February 2020
All eyes are on Dubai during the highly-anticipated Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship. One of the most popular championships in the tennis world, it attracts the creme-de-la-crème, including Swiss pair Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic, coming to defend their crowns. In fact, 14 of the world’s top 20 will be on court, ready to unleash before your eyes.
VENUE: Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium
Dubai World Cup 2020
28 March 2020
Hearts and horses are both set to race at Dubai’s biggest sporting and social event, the Dubai World Cup. Celebrating 25 years in 2020, it’s known as the world’s richest day of horse racing - a global stage where the best horses in the world come to compete alongside music, fashion, and astounding entertainment.
VENUE: Meydan Racecourse
FORMULA 1 ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX
26-29 November 2020
Feel the vibrations up close and spectacular at the 71st Formula One World Championship hosted at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, at our neighbour city. With the biggest names competing, you can buckle-up for a day of surprises, enjoying gourmet cuisine, live races, and so much more.
VENUE: Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi
Festivals & Exhibitions
Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF)
26 December 2019 – 01 February 2020
So much more than ‘shop till you drop’, the Dubai Shopping Festival is a whole spectacle of entertainment. In fact, the biggest shopping festival in the world transforms the entire city into stage, hosting live concerts with international superstars, dazzling firework displays, citywide raffles, and oh-so-tempting shopping deals.
Expo 2020 Dubai, UAE
Prepare to be wowed as the largest event ever staged in the Arab world arrives in Dubai this October. 190 participating countries are coming to showcase solutions for a better world with the theme, “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”. Travel ‘around the world in a day’ visiting each country’s pavilion, experience 60 live events, and indulge in delights from 200 food and beverage outlets. It truly is ‘the World's Greatest Show’.
VENUE: Expo 2020 Site