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Dubai in December: Must-See Events and Shows

December 1

Emirates Dubai 7s

Emirates Dubai 7s

Dubai in December kicks off with this exciting annual event. Being the biggest-of-its-kind extravaganza in the Middle East, it is a treat for both sports enthusiasts and entertainment seekers. Head to the Sevens Stadium in Dubai for an unforgettable three days in Dubai!

Ticket Price: AED 425 to AED 3,250

Timings & Date: 09:00 hrs, December 1 to 3, 2023  

Location: The Sevens Stadium

New Year’s Eve Party Cruise at Dubai Marina

New Year’s Eve Party Cruise

Want to welcome 2024 in an exotic venue on the water? Our New Year Party in Dubai Marina lets you ring in the brand-new year aboard a traditional Arabian dhow amid the pulsating setting of the ever-effervescent Dubai Marina. A delicious buffet dinner, live entertainment, a special cake, and fruit champagne are served onboard.

Ticket Price: From AED 810

Timings & Date: 22:30 hrs, December 31, 2023

Location: Dubai Marina

December 3

MICHAEL: The Magic of Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

Join Grammy-award-winner Ben Bowman as he pays tribute to the King of Pops, Michael Jackson, by recreating some of his iconic performances and steps at the Coco-Cola Arena.

Ticket Price: AED 140 to AED 460

Timings & Date: 20:00 hrs, December 3, 2023

Location: Coca-Cola Arena

New Year’s Eve Party Cruise at Dubai Creek

New Year’s Eve Party Cruise

Sign up for our New Year’s Eve Party in Dubai Creek aboard a dhow and sail into 2024 with a slice of culture, history, and the most stunning cityscape views. Add to this the finest food, live entertainment shows, fruit champagne, and a special cake.

Ticket Price: From AED 765

Timings & Date: 22:30 hrs, December 31, 2023

Location: Dubai Creek 

Sketchers Performance UAE National Day Run

Sketchers Performers Dubai

The UAE National Day falls on December 2, and the whole emirate is awash with unrivaled festivities, fireworks, special discounts, etc. Be part of the spirit of union with the exclusive National Day Run at the Track Meydan Golf. You can cover a track of three, five, ten, or 16 kilometers during the race.

Ticket Price: AED 125 – AED 175

Timings & Date: 07:30 hrs, December 3, 2023

Location: The Track Meydan Golf

A Ballet and Video Art Performance ‘4’

A Ballet and Video Art Performance ‘4’ Dubai

See the captivating coalescence of music, art, and ballet with this fabulous show featuring brilliant performers from the Bolshoi Ballet and Vienna State Ballet. The highly talented Albanian performer Eno Peci has choreographed this event.

Ticket Price: AED 350 – AED 2,900

Timings & Date: 20:00 hrs, December 5 and 6, 2023

Location: Zabeel Theatre

Latin Notion Bachata Festival

Latin Notion Bachata Festival Dubai

It is one of the top upcoming Dubai events in December for music lovers. See both local and international performers regaling you during this six-day event at Al Habtoor Polo Resort, with workshops, a pool party, a boat party, and a live concert.

Ticket Price: AED 550 for Full Pass

Timings & Date: 15:00 hrs, December 6 to 11, 2023

Location: Al Habtoor Polo Resort

Bongo’s Bingo Christmas Special in Dubai

Bongo’s Bingo Christmas Special

Are you ready for a Christmas celebration with loads of fun, surprises, fabulous wins, and energetic music? Don’t miss this eclectic Christmas special event at Zero Gravity. Brace up to groove to Queen’s greatest hits and other timeless songs!

Ticket Price: AED 150

Timings & Date: 20:00 hrs, December 8, 2023

Location: Skydive Dubai Drop Zone

Magic Phil’s Cirque du Silly

Magic Phil’s Cirque du Silly Dubai

If you are looking for an amazing family show, Magic Phil’s winter show at Theatre by QE2 will surely delight your little ones. Yes, this circus show promises a side-splitting session in Dubai.

Ticket Price: AED 80 to AED 160

Timings & Date:

  • 10:30 hrs to 12:15 hrs & 14:30 hrs to 16:15 hrs, December 9, 2023
  • 10:30 hrs to 12:15 hrs, December 10, 2023

Location: Theatre by QE2

Sadhguru in Dubai


Does your daily grind overwhelm you? You shouldn’t miss the ‘Meet, Mingle, and Meditate’ session by Indian yogi Sadhguru at Coca-Cola Arena. Listen to his inspiring thoughts on various elements of life and also participate in a live question-and-answer session in a tranquil setting.

Ticket Price: AED 199 – AED 415

Timings & Date: 17:00 hrs, December 9, 2023

Location: Coca-Cola Arena

Russell Howard Live

Russell Howard Live Dubai

Forget all worries as you get ready for non-stop giggles and wiggles with the Russell Howard Live at Dubai Opera! The record-breaking comedian has a massive fan following on social media platforms, and this show would be nothing short of fantastic.

Ticket Price: AED 550 – AED 395

Timings & Date: 18:30 hrs, December 11, 2023

Location: Dubai Opera

Tinariwen Live

Tinariwen Live Dubai

Dubai events in December 2023 can’t get any better than this live show! Gift yourself a soulful musical evening, as the Grammy-winner multi-generational Tuareg band will entertain you with a mix of African beats and energetic rock ’n’ roll.

Ticket Price: AED 225 – AED 550

Timings & Date: 20:00 hrs, December 12, 2023

Location: Dubai Opera

Christmas Cracker

Christmas Cracker Dubai

Get into the festive vibe with the Irish Village’s A Christmas Cracker, an exceptional concert by an 18-piece band. It allows you to enjoy all your favorite Christmas songs within the lively ambiance of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium at Garhoud.

Ticket Price: AED 100 (for adults above 16 years)

Timings & Date: 19:00 hrs, December 17, 2023

Location: Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium

Dubai Racing Carnival: Festive Friday

Racing Carnival

Dubai Racing Carnival is one of the most anticipated events among the horse racing community. Save this date for an evening of heart-racing excitement and amusement at the Meydan Racecourse.

Ticket Price: From AED 65

Timings & Date: 17:30 hrs, December 22, 2023

Location: Meydan Racecourse     

Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Live

Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Live Dubai

Spend an evening listening to classic ghazals, qawwalis, and chart-topping Bollywood numbers as the renowned musician Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan comes back to perform live at Dubai’s Coca-Cola Arena.

Ticket Price: AED 179

Timings & Date: 21:00 hrs, December 29, 2023

Location: Coca-Cola Arena

New Year’s Eve at Burj Park

New Year’s Eve at Burj Park Dubai

The Burj Khalifa, along with other delights of Downtown Dubai, becomes the hub of the most extraordinary activities, performances, and fireworks displays on New Year’s Eve. Catch up all live as you wind up the year’s last day and start the fresh year against the backdrop of the world’s tallest building.

Ticket Price: AED 150 to AED 300   

Timings: 16:00 hrs, December 31, 2023

Location: Burj Park

Rewind Reloaded


Prepare for a nostalgic evening with the Rewind Reloaded! It lets you relive the classics that defined the 90s musical era, with live renditions from the greatest singers of all time, such as Alka Yagnik, Kumar Sanu, and Udit Narayan.

Ticket Price: AED 284

Timings & Date: 20:00 hrs, December 10, 2023

Location: Coca-Cola Arena

Elissa, Haifa Wehbe, and Saif Nabeel Live

Elissa Haifa Wehbe and Saif Nabeel Live Dubai

Treat yourself to an evening of mesmerizing voices with the celebrated Arab musicians, including Elissa, Haifa Wehbe, and Saif Nabeel. This live-in concert offers a perfect start to the New Year festivities in Dubai.

Ticket Price: AED 195 to AED 2,500

Timings: 20:30 hrs, December 28, 2023

Location: Coca-Cola Arena

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