With the onset of cooler weather, Dubai comes alive with so many outstanding and exciting indoor and outdoor entertainment options for people visiting over the winter months. If you are attending the NACADA Conference in February, 2016 why not consider some of the following events that coincide with the conference.
When visiting Dubai a must do is to savor the sumptuous cuisine that is widely available. And if you are a foodie, well you are in luck! Check out the Dubai Food Festival which begins on February 25 and concludes on March 12. This festival is an annual city wide celebration and promotion of all the different, local, regional, Arab and international cuisines on offer in the city. With over 150 cultures represented in Dubai the food scene here is truly global.
In addition, this event caters for all budgets and so you will have an exciting array of venues to visit ranging from five star hotels to budget cafes and street vendors.
Check out this link for more information: http://dubaifoodfestival.com/
In addition to the Food Festival, The Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival held from February 24 – 26 is really worth a visit, as the venue is an open arena that soaks up the lovely mild winter weather. This jazz festival has been running since 2003 and is now a permanent fixture on Dubai’s entertainment calendar. The jazz festival is held at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre. Gates open at 6 o’clock with entertainment beginning at 8:30. Getting to the venue is straight forward as the Dubai Metro Red Line passes by the concert arena.
Want more information? Check out this link: http://www.dubaijazzfest.com/
Dubai is also renowned as a shopping mecca with numerous malls to tempt anyone’s wallet or purse. In addition to this vast array of shopping venues, it is also worth considering a visit to Global Village. Global Village offers visitors a unique shopping experience courtesy of 31 pavilions from around the world. It’s an annual event and this year begins on Tuesday, November 3 and finishes on April 9, 2016. Besides the opportunity to secure a unique gift from around the region you can also enjoy numerous entertainment and dining options. The best way to reach Global Village is by car or taxi. In fact, Global Village is not that far away from the NACADA Conference venue at Zayed University. Admission is only 15 AED and it opens its doors at 4 o’clock in the afternoon and stays open late into the night.
Check out this link for additional information about Global Village: http://globalvillage.ae/en/
In our next blog we will look at some other things to do in Dubai that showcases what the city has to offer. Look out for this blog title; Fun things to do in Dubai…
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