2016 Events in Dubai

Dubai Shopping Festival

January and February every year

The Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) was started in 1996 by the government to promote…

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Omega Dubai Desert Classic

1-7 February 2016

Part of the European PGA tour, the Dubai Desert Classic takes place at what was…

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Dubai Rugby Sevens

December 2012 TBA

The Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens heralds the opening of the IRB Sevens…

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Skywards Dubai International Jazz Festival

4 - 12 February 2012

Ten of thousands of jazz lovers flock to see some of the finest international…

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Dubai World Cup

31 March 2012

The Dubai World Cup is the richest horse race in the world, offering a purse…

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Global Village Dubai

3 November 2015 - 9 April 2016

The Global Village is a shopping, eating and entertainment extravaganza which…

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Dubai Tennis Championships

20 February to 3 March 2012

The world's top tennis stars descend on Dubai in February for the Barclays Dubai…

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UAE National Day

2 December annually

UAE National Day is celebrated on 2 December every year to mark the day in 1971…

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Dubai Summer Surprises

14 June to 14 July 2012

Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) is the summer version of the famous and much larger…

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