Top Famous Events and Festivals in Dubai 2020

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Are you ready to explore some fascinating and best Events and Festivals in Dubai this coming year? Well, it would not be wrong to say that Dubai is a complete social hub of entertainment. Every single year different forms of events and festivals are arranged for the tourist and Dubai residents. This city has been wholly known for giving away the lavishing and much extravagant celebrations or the events to all the tourists coming from different corners of the world. Right here, we are sharing a rundown list of top amazing and best events or festivals in Dubai this coming year 2020:

DUBAI SHOPPING FESTIVAL (DSF)

On the top of the list, we have the name of the Dubai Shopping festival which is also known by the name DSF! Dubai Shopping Festival is recognized to be one of the largest festivals of shopping in the Middle East. It is the only shopping festival that runs for so many days to add extra charm and entertainment to the people of Dubai.

In the year 2020, this festival announces its 24th anniversary with a grand celebration chart. This event is worth experiencing once to enjoy some great charm and entertainment. They came up with so many amazing events, a wide range of cuisine options, themed based activities and some brilliant deals. It is arranged in January and February.

dubai shopping festival

STANDARD CHARTERED DUBAI MARATHON

In 2020, the Dubai Marathon will be held on 24th January 2020. Every single year, this event is arranged under the supervision of the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon. This has been known out to be the biggest and yet the richest road race in the whole world. The amount of winning prize is around USD$20,000.

This whole road race will be of 10km which will be starting from the point of Umm Suqeim Road, which is opposite the Madinat Jumeirah. It will be crossing through the structure of the iconic Burj Al Arab. The 4km race will be starting from the point of Umm Suqeim Road on the Al Sufouh just as opposite the Madinat Jumeirah. The finishing line of the race has been the location of Dubai Police Academy at the end of the Umm Suqeim Road. The starting time is 6:00 am for the Wheelchair & Elites and 7.00 AM for the masses.10km race will be starting at 8:30 am 4km race will be starting at 10:30 am.

marathon

DUBAI JAZZ FESTIVAL 

This festival has been another one of the most wanted festivals in Dubai city, which is all about musical entertainment. There have been so many big names from the music world who have been associated with this community of music in which we have Duran Duran, Mariah Carry, John Legend, and so many more. This event is worth experiencing once to enjoy some great charm and entertainment.  This year in 2020 Dubai Jazz Festival will be coming up with their 17th edition, which will be welcomed in February.

dubai jazz festival

DUBAI DUTY-FREE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS

If you are one of the biggest tennis lovers, then visiting this amazing championship event of tennis sports is worth considering. This sporting event is organized in Dubai once in a year which brings so many big names of the tennis sport under one platform. This event has been taking place in Dubai for the last 25 years, which most often takes place in February or March.

Dubai Tennis Championships

DUBAI DESERT CLASSIC

The Dubai Desert Classic has made itself to be yet another most significant events happening in Dubai every single year. This event is all about golf sport which is arranged just once in a year. This event is organized in the popular Emirates Golf Club in which some of the famous names of golf sport gather under one platform. The winning prize for this event is grand. This event was inaugurated for the first time in 1989. It is arranged every single year in February or March.

Dubai Desert Classic

DUBAI FOOD FESTIVAL

Dubai Food Festival is one of the most awaited festivals among Dubai people who love to eat different types of food items. This festival will be bringing some fantastic and outstanding discount offers on various categories of dining restaurants. This festival is arranged just once in a year for the foodie lovers.

Some of the main events which are associated with this festival are flagship Etisalat Beach Canteen, as well as Dubai Restaurant Week along with Taste of Dubai returning. You can also get the chance to meet some professional celebrity chef stars as well. This event is worth experiencing once to enjoy some great charm and entertainment.  It is arranged every single year in February or March.

dubai food festival

DUBAI WORLD CUP

Dubai World Cup is namely known out to be one of the most reputable and yet the prestigious events which take place every single year in Dubai. This event was arranged firstly in 1996. This event is not about cricket at all. It is all about horse riding. The winning prize for this event is around US $10M. This has been one of the most vibrant events of horse riding in the world which takes place in Dubai only. It is arranged every single year in March or April.

dubai world cup

DUBAI SUMMER SURPRISES (DSS)

On the next, we will be mentioning the name of the amazing Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS)! This event is a full six-week existing sales extravaganza which is usually arranged during the summer holidays in schools. This event brings some best discount offers and deals on clothing items, accessories, gaming items, and electronic products. This will be including around 12-hour of the hot and mega sale. It is arranged every single year in June or August.

DUBAI FITNESS CHALLENGE

Dubai Fitness Challenge event has been introduced by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. He was the Crown Prince of Dubai in the year 2017. 2020 will be welcoming the second edition of this event which is all about staying healthy and having a fit lifestyle.

In this event, every single participant will be taking part in an exercise session for almost 30 minutes in 30 days of the consecutive period. This event is worth experiencing once to enjoy some great charm and entertainment.  The whole city will be transformed into a fitness center or playground where you can take exercises from fitness experts. It is arranged every single year in October or November

Sharjah Book Fair Festival

SharjahInternational Book Fair (SIBF) is named to be one of the most remarkable and best book fair events which are organized each year in Sharjah city. This event is arranged generally in October every year which stays for maximum 11 days of the period. This event has made itself to be the most significant cultural events in Dubai among tourists.

This event will be coming up with almost 987 different activities that are all based on the concepts of scientific as well as literary themes. Besides, it will be including practically 350 various cultural-based events that are all designed according to different age groups of visitors. Sharjah International Book Fair has made itself to be one of the biggest and yet the 4th largest book fair event in the whole world.

Big Bad Wolf Book Fair

Dubai Lights Festival

This fantastic festival, as it is evident from the name, is all about the lights entertainment. And this great festival will be lasting around for the time of 6 days continuously. Every single year this festival is arranged in February. As soon as the festival starts, almost 17 different locations of the Sharjah city are arranged with the effects of the artificial light which highlights the artistic finishing of the town.

Dubai light Festival

Dubai International Film Festival

Dubai International Film Festival for Children & Youth (SIFF) launch out for the very first time in the year 2013. This has been carried out to be the very first film festival for the children and youth generation. This festival has been introduced under the project of the FUNN. There were around 132 films in total who take part in the screening. This event is worth to experience once to enjoy some great charm and entertainment.

dubai international film festival

All the films were coming from approximately 39 different countries, states, and regions. This film festival is all about organizing workshops and panels for the upcoming new talented artists in the film world. Various seminars and workshops are arranged on the subjects of film making and special effects.