Whether you’re a culture vulture or sports-mad spectator there are plenty of events to explore on your next visit to the UAE. Spend an evening watching a block-buster show, or give your taste buds a treat at a food festival - there’s always something on in the Emirates!
Here’s our round up of the top gigs, festivals and events in Dubai and Abu Dhabi for March 2018:
EMIRATES FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE - 1 - 10 MARCH
This year marks the 10th anniversary of this inspiring festival, hear from leading authors and take part in the interactive workshops
TASTE OF DUBAI - 8-10 MARCH
Explore the best food in the region and hear from internationally renowned chefs at this delicious event
VAN GOGH ALIVE - 11 March - 23 April
See iconic works from the painter who defined impressionism in a whole new interactive perspective
ART DUBAI - 21 - 24 MARCH
Explore the world of contemporary art - see impressive works, watch films and hear talks from the world's most exciting talents
EBI LIVE IN DUBAI - 23 MARCH
This legendary Iranian singer celebrates 50 years of performing on this final world tour
DUBAI WORLD CUP CARNIVAL - 31 MARCH
There's US$10 million in this ultimate prize pool! Catch the action on track and see who takes the win at the ultimate event of the racing season.
TRUCKERS BEATS - MARCH 2
Come with an appetite to explore 15 of the capital's favourite food trucks and take in the vibrant atmosphere with music, performances and more
ITU WORLD TRIATHLON - MARCH 2 - 3
Witnesses the first leg of the ITU World Triathlon Series and see the world's best jostle for position
IMAGINE SCIENCE FILM FESTIVAL - MARCH 7 - 10
The worlds of art and science collide with fantastic results at in this unique festival that explores robotic oryxes, trans-humanism, interspecies dialogues, and much more
FIFTH HARMONY - MARCH 16
See the ultimate American girl group born out of the X Factor franchise live at du Arena!
If you’re looking for more things to do while visiting, get in touch with our expert team. We can assist with booking your accommodation, day trips and scenic tours. We've been flying guests across the UAE for more than a decade and have our finger on the pulse.