10 New Things To Do In Dubai In February, Your Guide For All The Latest Excitement

February in Dubai offers diverse events for all ages and interests, including fashion shows, music festivals and more.

by Priyanka Fernandes
10 New Things To Do In Dubai In February, Your Guide For All The Latest Excitement

February in Dubai sounds thrilling. The lineup of events sounds diverse and sure to cater to a wide range of interests: fashion shows for style enthusiasts, music festivals for music lovers, and live Marvel character appearances for kids. There’s something for everyone in Dubai.

1. Free Events In Mohammed Bin Rashid Library 


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In February, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library will host various free events, including parenting and novel writing workshops, children’s programs promoting creativity, book discussions, theatrical script analysis, and a celebration of poet Mohammed bin Hadir’s legacy. Events include cinema, podcast workshops, motivational sessions, and an art showcase to foster cultural and literary awareness and inspire intellectual exchange.
What: Events Based On Parenting, children’s programs, poetry, novel writing, and more.
When: Sat To Thursday from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm & Friday from 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm (Closed On Sundays)
Where: Mohammed Bin Rashid Library
Cost: Free

2. Dubai Fashion Week

Discover the allure of Dubai Fashion Week’s third edition, featuring the Autumn/Winter 2024-2025 collections at D3. With designers from fashion capitals such as New York, Milan, London, and Paris, this event promises a captivating fusion of arts, culture, and lifestyle. Experience daily from 6 pm to 10 pm from February 4th to February 8th at Dubai Design District and immerse yourself in high fashion and creativity.
What: Fashion Week
When: Sun To Thursday from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm (February 4th to February 8th)
Where: Dubai Design District (d3)

3. Dubai World Cup Carnival


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Get ready for the excitement of the Dubai World Cup Carnival this month, where jockeys and their horses compete ahead of the Dubai World Cup in March. Dress up for the occasion and choose from various packages and deals available. On Friday nights throughout the month, gates open at 4:30 pm, with the first race starting at 5:30 pm. Tickets start from Dhs5. Don’t miss the February 2, 9, 16, and 23 action, beginning at 5:30 pm, at Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba.
What: Dubai World Cup Carnival
When: February 2th, 9th 16th, 23th, from 5.30 pm
Where: Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba
Cost: Starting At AED20

4. Taste Of Dubai


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Indulge your love for food at the annual Taste of Dubai food festival, returning this month at a new venue, SkyDive Dubai. From Friday, February 23rd to Sunday, February 25th, experience a culinary adventure with dishes from the city’s top chefs, food workshops, live entertainment, and artisanal food vendors. This family-friendly event features a dedicated kids’ zone for added fun. Tickets start from Dhs55. Don’t miss the delicious festivities at SkyDive Dubai, Dubai Marina.
What: Food Festival
When: Friday, February 23rd to Sunday, February 25th
Where: SkyDive Dubai, Dubai Marina
Cost: AED75, AED 180 and AED280 for Standard, Taster ticket and VIP respectively

5. Dubai Light Art Festival


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Discover the mesmerizing Dhai Dubai Light Art Festival, which is taking place until February 4th at Al Wasl Plaza, Expo City. The event marks its debut by inviting you to immerse yourself in a radiant journey where local artists showcase their talents using light as a medium to narrate stories of Emirati culture and artistic invention. Don’t miss this captivating fusion of tradition and creativity.
What: Dhai Dubai Light Art Festival
When: Thursday, February 1st to Monday, February 4th
Where: Expo City
Cost: Free

Also Read: Dubai Fashion Week Is Making A Comeback In February & Here’s All About it

6. Expo City Dubai Half Marathon


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Participate in the historic Expo City Dubai Half Marathon on February 4th at Al Forsan Park. This inaugural event welcomes individuals of all ages and fitness groups, offering 5km, 10km, and 21km routes. Whether you’re testing your endurance or exploring competitive racing for the first time, there’s a route for everyone to enjoy.
What: Half Marathon
When: Monday, February 4th, from 7:00 am onwards
Where: Al Forsan Park, Expo City
Cost: AED150, AED175, and AED225 for 5km, 10km, and 21km respectively

7. Untold Dubai


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Experience the epic UNTOLD Dubai 2024, the city’s largest music festival. From February 15th to February 18th, Expo City will host four days of diverse performances, including G-Eazy’s rap, Ellie Goulding’s synth-pop, Major Lazer’s EDM beats, and more. Don’t miss K-pop favourite Psy.
What: Music Festival
When: Thursday, February 15th to Sunday, February 18th
Where: Expo City
Cost:  Starting At AED300

8. Sikka Art and Design Festival 

Don’t miss the return of Dubai Culture’s Sikka Art and Design Festival, running from February 23rd to March 3rd at the Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood. This event celebrates 12 years of creativity and features art installations, photography, live performances, film screenings, and music, offering a rich cultural experience for all. It starts at 11 am daily at Al Fahidi St, Al Souq Al Kabeer, Bur Dubai.
What: Art and Design Festival
When: Friday, February 23rd to Sunday, March 3rd from 11:00 am
Where: Bur Dubai

9. Dubai Duty-Free LiveTennis


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Don’t miss the exhilarating experience of live tennis. Witness the precision and power of players firsthand, with meet-the-player sessions available. After the action, enjoy a pint at The Irish Village. Tickets start from Dhs55. Catch the women’s matches from February 18th to 24th and the men’s from February 26th to March 2nd at Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Stadium in Garhoud.
What: Tennis Tournament
When: Sunday, February 18th to Friday, March 2nd
Where: Garhoud
Cost: Starting from AED55

10. Marvel Universe


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Prepare for an epic showdown as Marvel Universe Live brings your favourite superheroes to life at the Coca-Cola Arena. Witness an iconic battle between heroes and villains like never before. Tickets start from Dhs165 and are available at platinumlist.net. Don’t miss this ultimate opportunity to experience the excitement. Multiple timings are available at Coca-Cola Arena between January 25th and February 4th, 2024.
What: Marvel Show
When: Until February 4th, Multiple Shows
Where: Coca-Cola Arena
Cost: Starting from AED165

Overall, Dubai in February has something for everyone, whether looking for cultural experiences, entertainment, or simply relaxing and enjoying the warm weather.

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