Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF)
As Dubai is well-famous as a shopper paradise all the year round, the month of January is especially excellent for bargainers and hagglers. More than two million visitors throng Dubai for the month-long running Shopping Festival right through the month of January. This festival seems to involve every shop in the city, with children entertainment, concerts, fireworks displays and other events providing a welcome break from the citywide shopping frenzy. The shops at the festival offer discounts up to 75%..
Allowing one to participate for a little fee with the opportunity of triumphing a hefty cash prize, Dubai Marathon, which is held during January-February, is a charitable funding event. Under this Marathon, you can enjoy three kinds of races enabling the event to draw the attention of the wider scope of entries: the fun run, which is merely a 3 km run for those who haven't owned the best fitness levels, the more than 15 run, which is a road race of 10 kms and the long farness, 50 kms Marathon, which is solely ideal for 18 years and more than it.
Dubai International Jazz Festival
Lasting for one week in the month of February, the Dubai International Jazz Festival is the event organized in the Festival City of Dubai for the performance of top international and local jazz and pop acts. The former participants of this event have comprised James Blunt, the Brand New Heavies, Mica Paris and Macy Gray.
The Bride Show
Featuring a variety of events centered on the theme of weddings, the annual Bride Show is hosted at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center in Dubai, UAE. Hundreds of exhibitors are attracted by the 4-day event from all over the area. Under this event, visitors can enjoy the showcasing of products such as make up, hair styling, wedding gowns, accessories as well as jewelries and all others that create a perfect marriage and so on in the Wedding and Bridal industry.
Dubai International Film Festival
Showcasing international art house films comprising a special focus on home-increased work and normally a few well-famous celebrities in attendance, Dubai International Film Festival, which lasts for one week in the month of mid-December, is the main festival held in Dubai. To get a better recognition from the public with particular guests enticing large audiences like Morgan Freeman and George Clooney, this festival provides encouragement to the art-house and independent cinema.
National Day Festival
Commemorating the independence of the Emirates from the Great Britain, Dubai National Day Festival, which is celebrated on the 2nd of December each year, is a 1 day annual festival of celebration and the opportunity to visit the leading monuments of the city as their doors are opened to the public. On this occasion, the performance of dhow races, parades, traditional dance and music is made along with a raft of city wide particular events.