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February is definitely the month of love. But, that’s not all! There’s more than Valentine’s Day to look forward to and if you are looking for things to do and places to go, we are here to help. From yoga on the beach to new hotels popping in the city and fun food festivals, February has a little something for everyone. Read the list and enjoy an action-packed month!
1. Participate In The XYoga
Kick off February with some fun under the sun! The third edition of XYoga will be held on 1 February and 2 February from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM at the Kite beach. Visitors can register for classes, workshops and other fun activities, from dawn to dusk, amidst a scenic backdrop. You will also get to learn about the human body from renowned yoga instructors and enjoy a holistic yoga experience. Block your place now!
Where: Kites Beach
When: 1 & 2 February from 8:00 am -8:00 pm
2. Spartan Race
It will be a day of high energy, fun and healthy competition, as racers compete for the 2019 Spartan Middle East & Africa Championship. Spartans from across the region will run, crawl, jump and climb across the open terrains and rugged landscapes of the Mleiha desert in Sharjah on 15 February. So, whether you are a beginner, an elite racer, or prefer being a spectator, you definitely must not miss this one! For more information click here.
Where: Sharjah, Mleiha Archeological Center
When: 15 February
Time: 7 am onwards
3. W Dubai
This Valentine’s Day escape to Jumeirah’s latest luxury hotel, W Dubai – The Palm. The hotel will open to guests from 1 February. Dubai is rife with luxury hotels and resorts and the list only gets longer. On February 1, the Palm Jumeirah will welcome one of Dubai’s uber-luxurious and pet-friendly hotels. W Dubai – The Palm redefines city getaways and comprises of 350 rooms and suites, spread across 7 floors, overlooking the Arabian Sea. The rooms are categorized into Wonderful, Fabulous, and Spectacular and come with varying amenities. Check out the rooms here!
4. RedFest DXB
February is the month of music in Dubai. Whether its indie folk, pop, rap, jazz or rock n’roll, the city has something for all music lovers. Brit popstar Jess Glynne will open the RedFestDXB, followed by a starry line up of artist including American rapper Macklemore, Cuban-American singer Camilla Cabello, G-Eazy, and many more. The music fest kicks off on 14 February. For more details log on to RedfestDxb.com.
When: 14 & 15 February
Where: Dubai Media City Amphitheatre
Price: AED 395 (1 day), AED 695 (2 days)
5. Dubai Food Festival
Foodies, here’s something you will love! The Dubai Food fest is back in town, to bring together food lovers under one roof. Head here to savor lip smacking delicacies from top restaurants, attend work shops by a-star chefs, discover pocket-friendly hidden gems in the city, and much more. The festival also has a beach canteen, offering the city’s best home-grown food concepts.
When: 21 February – 09 March 2019
Where: Across Dubai
6. Chinese Lantern Festival
Looking for fun way to usher in the Chinese New Year? Head to the Chinese festive market at Palazzo Versace to celebrate the Chinese Lantern Festival. The market will feature traditional Chinese delicacies, live cooking stations and food trolleys, a DJ, and plenty of activities for the kids including face painting and calligraphy.
Where: Como Garden
When: 16 February, 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Cost: Free entry
7. Valentine’s Day
With Valentine’s Day around the corner, the city is love struck in every corner. For the starters, check out Fairmont’s AED 59,000 Valentine’s Day deal! Couples will get two spend 2 days at the luxurious Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort and Fairmont Ajman Beach Resort. From jetting off in a helicopter to royal treatments at both hotels, the hotel will leave no stone unturned to make your day memorable. If you have a big bank balance and a bigger heart, this one’s just for you! And if this is a bit too fancy for you to digest, this restaurant in Dubai is offering free pancakes to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Now smile!
When: 14 February
Where: Across Dubai