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Dubai in January: Unmissable Upcoming Events 2024

Le Corsaire

Le Corsaire

See over 60 brilliant artists performing live to honor the 97th anniversary of Yuri Grigorovich, one of the ballet world’s most talented choreographers. It will be led by Bolshoi Ballet’s main dancers, Ekaterina Krysanova and Ivan Vasiliev.

Ticket Price: AED 275 to AED 700

Timings & Date: 20:00 hrs., January 6 and 7, 2024  

Location: Dubai Opera

Zhara Fest Dubai

Zhara Fest Event Dubai

Tune into a mesmerizing musical night in Dubai in January! This vibrant, live concert lets you catch up with top Russian artists like Egor Creed, Emin Stas, Jony, Mikhail Shufutinsky, and Philip Kirkorov.

Ticket Price: AED 375 to AED 5,500

Timings & Date: 20:00 hrs., January 6 and 7, 2024

Location: Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Dubai Marathon

Marathon dubai

Kick off the New Year on an active, healthy note with the Dubai Marathon. Fitness pros can take to the challenging 42-kilometer route, while others can choose the milder 10-kilometers or family-friendly, four-kilometer route.

Ticket Price: AED 184 to AED 552

Timings & Date: 07:00 hrs., January 7, 2024

Location: Umm Suqeim

Omid Djalili Live

Omid Djalili Live Dubai

Join the Namaste Show by the award-winning British-Iranian performer, Omid Djalili! As one of the much-awaited Dubai events in January 2024, it promises an evening of comedic brilliance in Dubai.

Ticket Price: AED 195 to AED 595

Timings & Date: 19:00 hrs., January 7, 2024

Location: Sheikh Rashid Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre

The Laughter Club ft Gaurav Kapoor


Reserve for yourself a laughter night in Dubai with Gaurav Kapoor! This award-winning, Delhi-based stand-up comedian will surely glue you to the seat, thanks to his outstanding sense of humor and keen intellect (with a journalism background).

Ticket Price: AED 105 to AED 405

Timings & Date: 18:30 hrs., January 13, 2024

Location: Dubai College Auditorium



Calling all KPOP admirers to mark this date and venue, as the EXO band’s most popular stars, Chanyeol, Chen, and Xiumin, are coming to Dubai for an electrifying evening. Don’t miss this chance to see their vibrant performance live.

Ticket Price: AED 195 to AED 595

Timings & Date: 19:00 hrs., January 14, 2024

Location: Coca-Cola Arena

HSBC Sevens Challenger Series

HSBC Sevens Challenger Series Dubai

Rugby fans traveling to Dubai during the second week of January should not miss all the actions and thrill as part of this exciting sports event with 12 women’s and 12 men’s teams. The winners will next participate in the HSBC SVNS Series.  

Ticket Price: Free Entry

Timings & Date: 09:45 hrs., January 12 to 14, 2024

Location: The Sevens Stadium

Hankook 24H Dubai

Hankook Dubai

Racing enthusiasts traveling to Dubai in January can be part of this exciting event, the world’s second-largest 24-hour race grid. Soak up all the fun and thrill as extraordinary drivers maneuver touring and GT cars on a 5.39-kilometer circuit.

Ticket Price: Free (Registration Required)

Timings & Date: 13:00 hrs., January 12 to 14, 2024

Location: Dubai Autodrome  

Kite Masti and Lohri Dubai


Celebrate India’s much-awaited harvest season in Dubai! All you need to do is join this event at Al Mamzar Beach Park with endless fun, music, food, and activities like kite flying.

Ticket Price: AED 25 to AED 60; admission is free for kids under the age of three years.

Timings & Date: 10:00 to 18:00 hrs., January 14, 2024

Location: Al Mamzar Beach Park

Ed Sheeran Live

Ed Sheeran Live dubai

Ed Sheeran returns to Dubai for two days with his high-energetic ‘+ – = ÷ x’ Mathematics Tour. Make the most of this chance to see this international music sensation perform live at the Sevens Stadium.

Ticket Price: AED 495 to AED 995

Timings & Date: 20:00 hrs., January 19 and 20, 2024

Location: The Sevens Stadium

Al Marmoom: Film in the Desert Festival

Al Marmoom: Film in the Desert Festival

It is one of the unmissable upcoming Dubai events in January for movie buffs. Besides enlightening sessions and workshops on art direction, music, and production, the ten-day festival offers an exceptional movie-watching experience amid the Al Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve’s preserved and compelling settings.

Ticket Price: Free

Timings & Date: 16:00 hrs., January 12 to 21, 2024

Location: Al Marmoom Conservation Reserve 

Hero Dubai Desert Classic

Hero Dubai

As the region’s most significant golf event, it sees some internationally acclaimed golf personalities descend to Dubai. It is a Rolex Series event, indicating a premium golf tournament experience with the most elite golfers.

Ticket Price: Free Entry

Timings & Date: 09:00 hrs., January 18 to 21, 2024

Location: Majlis Course, Emirates Golf Course

King and Queen Swim Race

King and Queen Swim Race Dubai

This exciting swimming event is open to all swimmers. Pick a distance that suits your skill levels, such as 200 meters, 400 meters, 800 meters, one mile, and two miles (recommended for expert swimmers only).

Ticket Price: AED 40 to AED 140 

Timings & Date: 06:00 hrs., January 21, 2024

Location: Dubai Islands Beach

Le Petit Prince

Le Petit Prince Event

Watch in awe as a highly talented cast breathes life into the characters of the all-time favorite children’s book, The Little Prince, by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. The immersive show will transport you to a different world.

Ticket Price: AED 212.5 to AED 488.75

Timings & Date: January 25 (19:00 hrs.), 26 (20:00 hrs.), 27 (15:00 hrs. to 20:00 hrs.), and 28 (15:00 hrs. to 19:00 hrs.), 2024

Location: Dubai Opera   

Dubai Racing Carnival: Fashion Friday

Racing Carnival

The Dubai Racing Carnival is grander than ever, with the most exhilarating races and fantastic events in the new season. One of the upcoming events is Fashion Friday, a must-experience for fashionistas and those who dress to impress.

Ticket Price: From AED 65 (Dubai Racing Club Entry Fee)

Timings & Date: 17:30 hrs., January 26, 2024

Location: Meydan Race Course  

Quoz Arts Festival


Art aficionados traveling to the city in January can participate in this unique festival at the atmospheric Alserkal Avenue. In its 11th edition, it is rife with live performances, creative art exhibitions (by local and international artists), and insightful workshops.

Ticket Price: Free 

Timings: 10:00 hrs., January 27, 2024

Location: Alserkal Avenue   

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