Upcoming Most Popular Events in Dubai in January 2024

Beyond the futuristic skyscrapers and luxurious landscapes, Dubai is gearing up to host a dazzling array of events that promise to captivate locals and global travellers. From world-class concerts featuring international sensations to cultural festivals that celebrate diversity and adrenaline-pumping sports competitions that showcase athleticism at its finest, Dubai in January is set to be a mesmerizing tapestry of experiences. Embrace the spirit as it comes alive with a kaleidoscope of events, creating memories that will linger long after the month fades away. 

Le Corsaire: A Ballet Extravaganza

For lovers of classical arts, the ballet “Le Corsaire” will weave a tale of love, adventure, and intrigue on the Dubai stage. This timeless classic, with exquisite choreography and captivating storytelling, promises an enchanting evening for ballet lovers. Witness the grace and beauty of this art form as the dancers bring to life the tale of pirates, love, and daring escapades.
Location:         Dubai Opera
Date:                6th January and 7th January
Time :              8:00 pm
Ticket Price:  Starting AED 275 to AED 700

Le Corsaire_ A Ballet Extravaganza

Zhara Fest Dubai 2024: A Fusion of Music and Culture

Zhara Fest, the celebrated music festival, is set to make waves in Dubai, bringing together Russian artists live at an open-air concert. With genres spanning pop, rock, electronic, and more, Zhara Fest promises an eclectic musical experience that transcends boundaries. Immerse yourself in the rhythm and beats of this cultural celebration that unites music lovers from around the globe.
Location:       Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Date:               6th January and 7th January
Time:              8:00 pm
Ticket Price:  Starting from AED 375 (Fan Pit) to AED 5500 (Royal Tables)

Zhara Fest Dubai 2024

Dubai Marathon 2024: Run the Extra Mile

Fitness and running enthusiasts will converge on the streets of Dubai for the annual Dubai Marathon. The marathon attracts elite athletes and amateur runners alike, all seeking to conquer the city’s iconic routes. Whether you are a seasoned marathoner or a first-time participant, the Dubai Marathon offers an exhilarating way to kickstart your fitness goals for the new year.
Location:           Umm Suqeim
Date:                   7th January
Time:                  7:00 am
Ticket Price:     Starting from AED 184 to AED 552

Dubai Marathon 2024

Neha Kakkar Live: Bollywood Beats in Dubai

Dubai will sway to the rhythm of Bollywood as Neha Kakkar, the queen of playback singing, graces the city with her enchanting voice. Known for her hit songs in Hindi cinema, Kakkar’s live performance promises an evening of Bollywood magic, complete with foot-tapping tunes and soul-stirring melodies.
Location:          Coca-Cola Arena
Date:                  7th January
Time:                  8:30 pm
Ticket Price:     Starting AED 99 to AED 2250

Neha Kakkar

KPOP OVERDOSE: A Symphony of Korean Pop Culture

K-pop enthusiasts, rejoice! Dubai is hosting KPOP OVERDOSE, a spectacular event that celebrates the vibrant world of Korean pop culture. From electrifying performances by K-pop idols to immersive experiences showcasing Korean cuisine and fashion, this event is a must-attend for anyone enamoured with the global phenomenon of K-pop. Get ready to dance, sing, and be immersed in the infectious energy of K-pop.
Location:          Coca-Cola Arena
Date:                 14th January
Time:                 7:00 pm
Ticket Price:    Starting AED 195 – AED 595


Kite Masti and Lohri in Dubai: A Cultural Extravaganza

Let your spirits soar at Kite Masti, a vibrant festival. Families and friends can gather to fly kites of all shapes and sizes, creating a colourful spectacle against the backdrop of the city. Dubai embraces cultural diversity, and Lohri, the Punjabi harvest festival, is celebrated with zeal and enthusiasm. Join the festivities as Dubai comes alive with traditional music, dance, and the warmth of bonfires.
Location:      Nouras Beach, Al Mamzar Beach Park
Date:              14th January
Time:             10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Ticket Price:  Starting AED 25 to AED 60

Kite Masti and Lohri in Dubai_ A Cultural Extravaganza

PAW Patrol Fest: Family Fun at Its Furry Best

Families with young children are in for a paw-some time as PAW Patrol Fest takes centre stage in Dubai. Join Ryder and the lovable PAW Patrol pups for a day filled with interactive adventures, games, and live shows. This family-friendly festival lets little ones meet their favourite canine heroes and embark on exciting missions and singalong performances, creating cherished memories for the entire family.
Location:          Festival Bay at Dubai Festival City Mall
Date:                  12th January to 28th January
Time:                  5:00 pm
Ticket Price:   Adults: AED 90, Kids: AED 130

Paw Patrol Fest in Dubai

Ed Sheeran Live: An Unforgettable Night of Musical Magic

Dubai will echo with the soulful tunes of global sensation Ed Sheeran as he takes the stage for a live performance. Fans can expect an enchanting evening filled with chart-topping hits, heartwarming lyrics, and Sheeran’s signature acoustic brilliance. This concert is a golden opportunity for music enthusiasts to witness the sheer talent of one of the world’s most beloved artists, creating memories that will last a lifetime.
Location :        The Sevens Stadium
Date :                19th January and 20th January
Time :                8:00 pm
Ticket Price:   Starting from AED 495 to AED 995

Ed Sheeran Live An Unforgettable Night of Musical Magic

Ludovico Einaudi: A Symphony of Emotions

Contemporary classical music fans are in for a treat as Ludovico Einaudi, the maestro behind cinematic masterpieces like “Divenire” and “Nuvole Bianche,” graces Dubai with his mesmerizing compositions. Einaudi’s emotive piano melodies, with a captivating orchestral backdrop, promise an evening of pure musical enchantment.

Location:      Dubai Opera
Date:               19 to 21th January
Time:              8:00 pm
Ticket Price:  Starting from AED 210

Ludovico Einaudi in Dubai

Dubai Racing Carnival: Where Speed Meets Glamour

The Dubai Racing Festival is a highlight on the city’s social calendar, blending the thrill of horse racing with an atmosphere of glamour and sophistication. With high-stakes races, dazzling fashion, and an air of excitement, this festival is a must-attend for those who appreciate the intersection of sports and luxury. Join the elite crowd as they gather to witness the speed and elegance of thoroughbred racing.

Location:       Meydan Race Course
Date:               26th January
Time:              5:30 pm
Ticket Price:  Starting at AED 65 (Dubai Racing Club Entry Fee)

Dubai Racing Carnival


As the curtain falls on the myriad of events that graced Dubai in January 2024, The city leaves behind a trail of memories etched in the hearts of those who revelled in its diverse offerings. From the symphony of global music to the roar of racing cars, from the laughter that echoed through comedy clubs to the cultural celebrations that embraced traditions, Dubai is calling, and January 2024 is the perfect answer. Enjoy exciting performances and interesting workshops that form part of the lineup of events for February.