From music concerts and world-famous opera shows to food festivals and fitness events – there is sooo much to be excited for this February in Dubai! Get your diaries out – here are 10 events in Dubai this February you need to know about…
1. Groove on the Grass
Dubai’s biggest EDM music festival is finally back, kicking off the new season with a bang! The line-up for this month’s Groove on the Grass include electronic music giants Underworld, Leftfield, Monoloc, Radio Slave and Sebastian Mullaert. In addition to the music shows, there will also be pop-up shops, live art and fun activities.
Price: From AED 320
When: Friday 8th February, from 5pm to 3am
Where: Emirates Golf Club
2. RedFest DXB
RedFest DXB is finally back! The music festival kicks off on 14th February, with G-Eazy, DJ Snake and Jess Glynne performing live. Or get a two-day pass to see Camila Cabello, Jax Jones and Macklemore the next day.
Price: AED 395 (1 day), AED 695 (2 days)
When: Thursday 14th & Friday 15th February
Where: Dubai Media City Amphitheatre
3. The Godfather in Concert
This February, Dubai Opera will be screening ten-time Oscar-winning film The Godfather, alongside a live symphony orchestra! Don’t miss the chance to watch this iconic film come to life – definitely an experience you can’t refuse!
Price: From AED 175
When: Thursday 28th February, at 8pm
Where: Dubai Opera
4. Dubai Jazz Fest 2019
With Alicia Keys, Jamiroquai and Snow Patrol all headlining the event, we cannot wait for this year’s Dubai Jazz Festival! To top it off, there will also be a Ripe Market pop-up at this 3-day music festival, and lots of food stalls including SMK, Poke Poke, Pizza Express and Moylo’s.
Price: From AED 350 (one day), AED 850 (3 days)
When: Wednesday 20th to Friday 22nd February, from 6pm to 1am
Where: Dubai Media City Amphitheatre
5. DDF Tennis Championship
Calling all tennis fans! Fancy watching Osaka, Federer and Verdasco play live? The annual Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship is back this February, with some of the world’s best tennis players coming down. But hurry, tickets are already selling out fast.
Price: From AED 55 per match
When: From Sunday 17th February
Where: Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Irish Village
6. Dubai Food Festival
Foodies, we have great news! The highly-awaited Dubai Food Festival is back this month, bringing together homegrown food concepts, dishes from top restaurants in the city, pocket-friendly hidden gems, workshops with celebrity chefs, set menu deals across the city and so much more. Yummm!
When: From Thursday 21st February till 9th March
Where: All across Dubai
7. Walk for Arthritis
Ready to walk for a good cause? Millions of people around the world suffer from arthritis, a disease that causes pain and swelling in the joints. In hopes to raise awareness for the cause, everyone is invited to join in on the 3.5km Walk for Arthritis at Dubai Creek Park. There will also be a fancy dress competition, so come dressed as a colourful skeleton, a giant joint, or anything in between to win prizes.
When: Friday 22nd February, from 8am
Where: Dubai Creek Park, Gate 2
8. Desert Warrior Challenge
Dubai fit fam! Get ready to unleash your inner warrior and run, crawl, climb and jump your way through the desert! Yep, the Desert Warrior Challenge is back in Dubai with more challenging but fun obstacles to complete. Think you got what it takes to be a true warrior?
Price: From AED 411.40 (adults 5k), AED 125 (kids)
When: Friday 22nd February
Where: Al Qudra
9. Chinese New Year 2019
Looking for a fun way to celebrate Chinese New Year? Make your way to Palazzo Versace to visit its alfresco festive market! There will be live cooking stations, traditional Chinese delicacies, food trolleys, a DJ, face painting, calligraphy and more fun activities for the whole family.
Price: Free entry
When: Saturday 16th February
Where: Palazzo Versace, Al Jadaf
Due to popular demand, Dubai Opera has announced that Othello will be running for one more day! Don’t miss out on this epic Shakespearean classic, and book your tickets now to watch this powerful story of a man’s life torn apart by prejudice, discrimination and fear.
Price: From AED 150
When: Friday 1st & Saturday 2nd February, at 3pm & 8pm
Where: Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai
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