7 Events in Dubai to Look Forward to this January

The new year has just begun, and Dubai already has so much planned for this month! From world-famous plays at Dubai Opera to art festivals and unforgettable foodie experiences, here are 7 awesome events in Dubai to be excited about this January…

1. Le Petit Chef

Ready to have an immersive dinner experience with a tiny virtual chef? Yep, Le Petit Chef by Dinner Time Story is back! Using sounds, scents and flavours, you’ll be taken on a culinary journey around the world alongside a tiny animated French chef who will appear on your tablecloth.

Price: From AED 450
When: Monday to Wednesday, at 8.30pm. Thursday & Friday, at 7.30pm & 9.30pm
Where: Four Seasons Hotel, DIFC

2. Desert Night Run

Dubai fit fam, get ready to kick off the new year with a fun fitness challenge – in the desert! Sign up for the Desert Night Run at Al Marmoom, which is home to over 350 species of birds, lakes (including Al Qudra), wildlife and more. You can choose between the 2.5km, 5km or 10km paths.

Price: From AED 150
When: Wednesday 9th January, from 7.30pm
Where: Al Marmoom Desert Reserve

3. Mughal-E-Azam

After a sell out show last year, this iconic Indian musical is back, but this time at Dubai Opera! Don’t miss Mughal-E-Azam, a passionate love story between a prince and a court dancer, live on stage this month for one weekend only.

Price: From AED 250
When: Thursday 10th to Saturday 12th January, at 3.30pm & 8pm
Where: Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai

4. Junoon Reunion

After a 13-year break, Pakistani rock band Junoon is reuniting for an unforgettable concert in Dubai! Get your tickets now to watch the trio performing their best hits live at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium.

Price: From AED 150
When: Friday 18th January, at 7pm
Where: Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Garhoud

5. Market Outside the Box

The sixth edition of Market Outside the Box, one of our favourite events in Dubai, is back this month! This fun outdoor market at Burj Park has everything from live music and fitness classes to lots of tasty food and market stalls.

Price: Free entry
When: Thursday 24th January to Saturday 2nd February, from 4pm to 11pm (weekdays) & 10am to 12am (weekends)
Where: Burj Park, Downtown Dubai

6. Quoz Arts Fest

Calling all art lovers! The annual Quoz Arts Fest returns to Alserkal Avenue this month to celebrate art, culture and community. This year’s theme centers around sustainability, and how small changes in our lifestyles can impact the world. From workshops and film screenings to live shows and exhibitions, you won’t want to miss this.

Price: Free entry
When: Friday 25th to Saturday 26th January, from 10am to 8pm
Where: Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz

7. Othello

Last but definitely not least, the highly-awaited Shakespearean play Othello will be coming to Dubai Opera this month! Book your tickets now to watch this powerful story of a life torn apart by prejudice, discrimination and fear.

Price: From AED 150
When: Thursday 31st January to Saturday 2nd February, at 3pm & 8pm
Where: Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai

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Read more: Check out our Things To Do and Nightlife categories for more events happening around town….