Events in Dubai

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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.

Music, Art & Fashion

Dubai Design Week

11 – 16 November 2019  
Dubai Design Week is the region’s largest creative festival, reflecting Dubai’s position as the design capital of the Middle East. Offering hundreds of events covering design across a range of disciplines including architecture, product, furniture, interior, and graphic design.  
 
VENUE: Dubai Design District

ARETHA FRANKLIN TRIBUTE CONCERT FT. MICA PARIS

14 November  
The sensational Mica Paris returns to Dubai Opera for a special performance commemorating the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. Mica Paris is one of the UK’s most celebrated soul singers whose career is marked by an array of critically-acclaimed chart-toppers.  
 
VENUE: Dubai Opera

World Classical Music Series presents Elli Choi and the Emirates Youth Symphony Orchestra

16 November  
It is a night of musical celebration. Emirates Youth Symphony Orchestra (EYSO), a unique group of young musicians in the UAE and the Middle East, marking their 25th Anniversary will perform together with star violinist Elli Choi on 16 November 2019 at The Palace Royal Ballroom of One&Only Royal Mirage. Presented by Dubai Concert Committee as part of the World Classical Music Series.
 
VENUE: One&Only Royal Mirage

World Classical Music Series presents Fabian Müller

30 November  
To mark the start of the collaboration with the internationally renowned Steinway Prizewinner Concerts and the Dubai Concert Committee, the German pianist Fabian Müller will star the World Classical Music Series which in the same time will show the prelude of the Beethoven year for his 250th anniversary.
 
VENUE: One&Only Royal Mirage

HANDEL'S MESSIAH

8 December  
The renowned Tchaikovsky Theater of Ballet Orchestra and newly inaugurated Dubai Opera Festival Chorus are joining forces to present Handel’s Messiah. The show will see over 200 talented musicians share the stage in the spirit of the Year of Tolerance and in celebration of Handel’s storied career.  
 
VENUE: Dubai Opera

LA PERLE BY DRAGONE

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 

Sports

DP WORLD TOUR CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019

21 – 24 November 2019  
The DP World Tour Championship, one of the biggest events in Dubai’s sporting calendar, Part of the European Tour, and the thrilling climax to the European Tour Race to Dubai, this golfing tournament has seen some of the world’s best golfers competing here in the UAE.  

VENUE: Jumeirah Golf Estates 

FORMULA 1 ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX

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 

EMIRATES AIRLINE DUBAI RUGBY SEVENS

5–7 December 2019  
One of the most awaited sporting events in town is back for its 50th year. The Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby sees top rugby teams from around the world, the Rugby Sevens is a starred weekend on Dubai’s sporting calendar that pairs competitive matches with live entertainment and more.  
 
VENUE: The Sevens Stadium

Festivals & Exhibitions

DUBAI AIRSHOW 2019

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