Events in the UAE

The UAE has an eventful calendar all year round. The country receives several thousand visitors around the year. Global Village is a big draw. Expo 2020 is forecasted to be the UAE’s biggest event. It will be held from 20 October 2020 to 10 April 2021 in the Dubai South district, adjacent to Al Maktoum International Airport. The UAE has several permanent exhibition spaces such as Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, Dubai World Trade Centre and Expo Centre Sharjah.

Variety of events

Shopping festivals around the year distinguish the shopping experience in the UAE. Discounts and bargains are an important feature of these festivals. The UAE also hosts art and culture events that are of great importance across the world.

In addition, several big budget international sports and leisure competitions, tournaments and events involving high prize money are held in the UAE. The UAE is also a hub for trade shows, conferences and exhibitions.

Events are held in all emirates. Click on the respective icons alongside to check details about the events or view the list of events in the UAE. Meanwhile, below are some of the important events in the UAE.


UAE Innovation Month – February 2019

UAE Innovation Month is one of the largest innovation festivals in the world which reflects the government’s effort to create a culture of innovation in collaboration with the private sector and individuals.

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UAE Hackathon 2019

The hack fest is back in its second edition. Students, employed people and everyone else are invited to participate in finding innovative solutions that contribute to the happiness index of the many communities in the UAE. These solutions will be derived from the data existing among UAE government entities. Find out more and register now.

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23 Feb
H.H. Sharjah Ruler Cup
Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club Saturday, 23 February, 2019, 12:00 AM
H.H. Sharjah Ruler Cup Website
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25 Feb
Innovation Arabia
DWTC- Sheikh Rashid Hall Monday, 25 February, 2019, 12:00 AM
Innovation Arabia Website
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26 Feb
Dubai International Boat Show
Dubai Canal, Jumeirah Tuesday, 26 February, 2019, 12:00 AM
Dubai International Boat Show Website
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26 Feb
Dubai Pharmaceuticals and Technologies Conference and Exhibition – DUPHAT
DWTC- Sheikh Maktoum Hall, Al Multaqua Ballroom, Hall 4, Hall 5, Hall 6, Hall 7, Hall 8, Pavilion, Sheikh Rashid Hall Tuesday, 26 February, 2019, 12:00 AM
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26 Feb
Middle East Coatings Show
DWTC- Al Multaqua Ballroom, Za'abeel Hall 4, Za'abeel Hall 5 Tuesday, 26 February, 2019, 12:00 AM
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26 Feb
AccessAbilities Expo
DWTC- Hall 7, Hall 8 Tuesday, 26 February, 2019, 12:00 AM
AccessAbilities Expo Website
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08 Mar
Torch run -Sharjah
Qasba, khaild lagoon and thiqa club - across all emirates Friday, 08 March, 2019, 12:00 AM
Torch run -Sharjah Website
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12 Mar
CABSAT Middle East
DWTC- Hall 1, Hall 2, Hall 3, Hall 4, Hall 5, Hall 6, Hall 7, Hall 8, Pavilion Tuesday, 12 March, 2019, 12:00 AM
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19 Mar
Careers UAE
Dubai World Trade Centre - Hall 1, Hall 2, Hall 3, Hall 4 Tuesday, 19 March, 2019, 12:00 AM
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20 Mar
Sharjah Government Communication Award
Sharjah Expo Center Wednesday, 20 March, 2019, 12:00 AM
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21 Mar
Dubai International Horse Fair
DWTC- Za'abeel Hall 6 Thursday, 21 March, 2019, 12:00 AM
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01 Apr
Future Tech Week (GISEC / GEMEC / IOTX)
Dubai World Trade Centre -Hall 7, Hall 8 Monday, 01 April, 2019, 12:00 AM
Future Tech Week (GISEC / GEMEC / IOTX) Website

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