6 most exciting Dubai events in 2017

exciting Dubai events in 2017

The start of New Year 2017 in Dubai came with a blast of thrill, excitement and fireworks unlike anything we’ve seen. And like every year, some of the most exciting events and festivals await your participation in this futuristic city of the UAE. If yours is an event agency in Dubai, don’t miss the ultimate opportunity to host one or all the thrilling events listed below.


Finally, the longest-running show in Broadway and West End’s history; none other than CATS is coming to Dubai in 2017. The heart-touching music of Andrew Lloyd Webber has charmed more than a million fans around the world in approximately 300 cities. You’ll be lucky to participate in the event for it’s the first show in Dubai that’s definitely going to be a blast.

2. WASLA Music Festival

For those having a special corner in their heart for Arabic music but are tired of the usual songs and rhythms, WASLA Music Festival promises to bring the beat of change. The event would feature rising talent as well as those already cherished by mass coming from the many Arab worlds like Lebanon, Jordan, Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt and more. The entire day is dedicated to musical concerts from rock, soul to electronic and jazz; there’s something for everyone so don’t miss this one out!

3. McLaren Cup

Almost every Event planner Abu Dhabi has its eyes locked on the first and grand Polo tournament; the McLaren Cup is going to be 2017 Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series that’s a tribute to Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammad bin Rashid Al-Maktoum.

This year will mark the eighth edition of McLaren Cup played under the banner of Hurlingham Polo Association which is a premier polo tournament. High-profile VIPs, public icons and senior corporate executives are bound to show up in the event and support its noble cause.

4. Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 2017

For years, Dubai Marathon has been an iconic sports event held under the sponsorship of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Not just the locals but sports fanatics around the world wait anxiously for the Dubai Marathon as it gets bigger and better every year.

5. Dubai Show Jumping 2017

Olympic medallists and brightest sports stars would compete for a prize fund in the thrilling Dubai Show Jumping event to be hosted at the Emirates Equestrian Centre (EEC). This is your chance to see the elite international show jumpers in a family-friendly atmosphere. The event would last for three consecutive days packed with entertainment, food and beverage stands along with children activities.

6. Dubai tour

The great bicycle race is returning to Dubai with double-time the challenge. In 2017, athletes would be tested to their limits by surviving through five different stages by covering almost 865 kilometres. If you’ve the spirit and strength to ride, this event is definitely worth participating in.


A typical event agency in Dubai would surely make the most from the above exciting events and festivals. This is just the beginning as the year promises more right out of the bag!

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