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Dubai and UAE events calendar

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Dubai events calendar, also Abu Dhabi and other UAE emirates

Events calendar for Dubai and UAE 2022, 2023, and beyond. List of annual major events in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and UAE with approximate dates, locations, information, and guide. Not a complete list.

See comments about event organisation in Dubai below the list of events.


Conferences and exhibitions not listed above

Events in Dubai disorganized organization

Events in Dubai can be badly organized. This might not be obvious until the time of the event when ticket holders and other residents and visitors get caught in traffic jams or end up waiting for insufficient numbers of buses or taxis. Large concerts and other one-off events anywhere always result in some congestion, that is only to be expected. Waiting up to an hour to enter, or to be stuck in a traffic jam afterwards is not uncommon and sort of expected. However Dubai events seem to go for world record waiting and congestion times of several hours. Some of the things to watch for as warning signs that an event might be better avoided:

Suggestions and advice for attending events in Dubai and the UAE

Sandance and fireworks on Jumeirah Palm New Years Eve 2013 organisation
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