Dubai upcoming events in 2016

The New Year is about to arrive in a few days. Dubai is going to remain one of the hottest tourist destinations in the world we have prepared a list of important events that you should not miss when visiting Dubai during the year 2016. So let us begin with:

Global Village 2015-2016


A visit to the Global Village is a nice way to begin your Dubai tour. Global Village 2016 starts from 1st January 2016 and continues until 9th April 2016. You can shop for items that are made in different countries at Global Village since it has pavilions for different countries to show case their culture. The entry fee is 15AED for and children under age 3 are freely allowed. Another important point is that Monday is reserved for families so you can have family fun.

DSF – Dubai Shopping Festival 2016


If you tend to be a Shopaholic (like me), then nothing in the whole world can satisfy you in a better way than Dubai Shopping Festival, the Shopaholic’s paradise. The Festival kicks off at 1st January 2016 and continues until 1st February 2016. You can get discounts and exclusive deals on a lot of items during the Dubai Shopping Festival.

Russell Peters “Almost Famous” Tour


Do you enjoy jokes and comedy? If yes then Russel Peters, one of the most famous US comedian is coming to Dubai to make his fans laugh. Russel Peters also has a huge fan following outside the USA. The Canadian comedian’s will be performing in Dubai on 19th and 20th January 2016. Tickets starts from 250AED going all the way up to 995AED. You need to acquire your ticket early because Russel Peters’ shows sell out with quickly.

Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 2016

Dubai marathon is considered as one of the first sporting event of the calendar year. It will begin on the morning of 22nd January 2016. The honorable Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum personally oversees the Dubai Marathon proceedings. Every year the number of participants of Dubai Marathon continues to increase. Dubai Marathon is an ideal event for participants to raise funds for charities as well as compete for winner prize money. The prize money ranges from USD 8,000 to USD 200,000. You can buy tickets online or participate in the event by registering online. Any one aged 15 years or above can participate in Dubai Marathon.

Dubai International Kite Festival 2016

Kite flying is an extremely enjoyable outdoor sport. During the three cooler wintry days beginning from 28th January 2016 and lasting onto 30th January 2016, you can enjoy the day either by flying kites or watching thousands of uniquely designed flying in the sky above Jumeirah Beach on the beautiful coast of Dubai. Dubai International Kite Festival is open to everyone to participate and have fun.

Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships 2016

If you are adore Tennis as a sport then, you would be glad to hear that most of the world’s top ranked Tennis players will compete in Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship, which starts on 15th February 2016 and continues until 28th February 2016. Tickets are available online for watching the famous Tennis players in action at Dubai.

Dubai International Boat Show 2016

If you want to experience boats, yachts and other related vessels then Dubai International Boat Show is the best start point. The event starts from 1st March 2016 lasting for five days until 5th March 2016. You can also participate in sailing or fishing trips. The event attracted more than twenty eight thousand participants this year. You can buy the tickets for participation for AED 60 for one day.

Abu Dhabi International Dance Festival 2016

Dancing at its best can be witnessed live at Dubai International Dance Festival. Few the top dance academies and educational institutes participate and showcase their latest dance related artwork with many famous dancers participating in this annual event. The event will be organized during the moth September 2016.

Fashion Forward 2016

Fashion Forward is considered one of the top Fashion shows in the Middle East, a trend setter in Middle Eastern countries that drives forward fashion industry of the region. The event includes catwalks organized by few of the top Middle Eastern fashion designers. The event begins on 10th April2016 and finishes on 13th April 2016. You can participate in Fashion Forward event by booking tickets online.

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