Diwali in Dubai: shopping, live music, Fireworks, star-studded events, food and more. The emirate has a whole line-up of exciting Diwali activities for the entire family.
26 October 2021, 12:00 AM
30 November 2021, 12:00 AM
With amazing promotions, diverse retail offers, spectacular shows and surprises around Dubai, this year’s Diwali celebrations promise to make it one of the most fun-filled Diwalis yet.
Organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) and one of the key events in the annual Retail Calendar, Diwali is a special time of year when all of the communities that call Dubai home can come together and celebrate.
Dubai Fitness Challenge Opening Fireworks will take place on Jumeirah Beach, just behind Sunset Mall on Friday, 29 October at 8:30 pm. Jumeirah Beach offers spectacular views of the Burj Al Arab and beyond, and this promises to be one of the highlights of Diwali.
With spectacular views overlooking Dubai Marina and the city skyline, there are few places better suited to watching fireworks than Bluewaters, which is why the Bluewaters Fireworks will be one of this year’s Diwali must-sees. The show will start at 8:30 pm on Thursday, 4 November.
Visitors to Expo 2020 will be able to get into the Diwali spirit as Expo celebrates the festival of lights with beautiful traditional décor and illuminating projection showcases. Each evening, Diwali will be celebrated with a custom show created exclusively for Expo and performed in Al Wasl Plaza. On the Jubilee Stage, Late Nights @ Expo will feature performances inspired by Diwali and artists including Peter Cat, When Chai Met Toast, Shilpa Ananth and Dhol Tasha. The celebrations will run from Friday, October 29 to Thursday, November 4.
From comedy and live music to fantastic fireworks displays, exciting competitions, mammoth sales and world-class foodie offers, there is something for everyone to enjoy this Diwali in Dubai.