Upcoming events in Dubai for April 2021

What’s happening and the upcoming events in Dubai for April 2021??

▪️   Ramadan 2021
▪️   Family Entertainment Events in Dubai 
▪️   Sports Events in Dubai 
▪️   Arts and Culture Events in Dubai 
▪️   Food Fest and Carnivals 
▪️   Frequently Asked Questions

An array of fantastic Dubai events in April 2021, from stand-up comedy performances to sports events! 
Our Dubai event calendar for April 2021 has something for everyone!

Celebrating Holy Month of Ramadan 
▪️   Seek blessings of God during this Ramadan
▪️   The month of observance

We welcome the holy month of Ramadan this April in Dubai. Observe a fast, follow rituals and experience Emirati hospitality this Ramadan. 

You may also join in the spiritual festivities with a spirit of togetherness during the holy month. Try making small donations to charities for children in Dubai and definitely consider trying the delicious iftars being offered across the emirate.
Date: From 12th April 2021 (Confirm and adjust the dates, subject to moon sighting)
 
Family Entertainment Events in Dubai 
Outrageous fun night out boasts 
You deserve an evening of rib-tickling comedy and gags!
▪️   The Laughter Factory returns for another power-packed performance this April in Dubai.

Featuring Some Rising Comedians
▪️   The show is set for gags and riotous comedy
▪️   They unleash a barrage of laughter on you!

1.  Ron Jasol, Victor Patrascan 
2.  Andre De Freitas at Dubai World Trade Centre and Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) 
Date: 1st April 2021- 2nd April 2021
Location: Dubai World Trade Centre (1st April) |Queen Elizabeth 2 (2nd April)
Cost: From AED 160
Contact: +971-4-526-8888

The Lol Comedy Shows
You may celebrate the night with a few of the most loved comedians!
▪️   Get twice the laughs when India’s two comedy experts take the stage this April in Dubai. 
▪️   The event will feature Mumbai-based Sundeep Sharma and navy-commander-cum-humourist- Manish Tyagi. 
Grab your tickets for a side-splitting experience at Mall of the Emirates!
Date: On 2nd April 2021
Location: Mall of the Emirates
Cost: From AED 150
Contact: +971-52-778-2424 

Highlights
▪️   Grab some popcorn and enjoy a comedy film with your friends at Cinema Akil!
▪️   Catch the life-affirming comedy drama film, ‘Another Round’, at Cinema Akil. 
▪️   The movie has recently been nominated for Best International Feature at this year’s Oscars, with director - Thomad Vinterberg. 
▪️   Receive a well-deserved nomination at the same awards for Best Director, the movie stars world famous actor - Mads Mikkelsen.

Date: Until 15th April 2021
Location: Mall of the Emirates
Cost: From AED 56.5
Contact: +971-52-778-2424 

Other Entertainment Events 
▪️   Custom Show Emirates on 8th April – 10th April
▪️   Once Upon A Time in Russia on 9th April
▪️   Vinay Sharma Live on 10th April

Sports Events in Dubai 
▪️   Venue @ Al Mamzar Beach Park until 2nd April 2021 
▪️   Free Cost
▪️   Contact: +971-4-800-900

Features
▪️   Like small wonders - children enjoying underwater
▪️   Practice underwater sports in this April in Dubai
▪️   Enjoy the thrill of various water sports in a safe, controlled environment

Calling All Equine Enthusiasts
▪️   The last event of this year’s Emirates Equestrian Centre Competition League 
▪️   Takes place on the 5th April at the Emirates Equestrian Centre. 
▪️   The contest represents the peak of high-quality show jumping in Dubai.

Date: 5th April 2021 (Training Show League for Dressage and Jumping)
Location: Emirates Equestrian Centre
Cost: AED 105
Contact: +971-50-558-7656

Ready to indulge in some polo? 
You may experience head-to-head competition in the final championship of Dubai Polo Gold Cup 2021 at the avant-garde Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club! 
▪️   6 to 8 goal tournaments 
▪️   It is one of the most prestigious sports events in April 2021. 
▪️   It lures in some of the most high-profile polo players from all over the world.

Are you ready for 2021 Dubai Cup!
Date: 9th April 2021-16th April 2021
Location: Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club
Cost: Free
Contact: +971-4-436-2222

There are some other sports events in Dubai for April as well. These include:
▪️   VIP Cycling Challenge – Until 1st Oct
▪️   Run at Meydan Tracks – Until 1st Oct
▪️   Grit Tonic Triathlon at Mamzar Park – Until 22nd Oct

Arts and Culture Events in Dubai 
▪️   Art Dubai is an annual art exhibition that takes place in Dubai every year. 
▪️   The 14th edition of this much-anticipated art event started on March 29, 2021 
▪️   Continue till April 3, 2021

Highlights of Art Dubai 2021 
▪️   Include extensive galleries.
▪️   Feature the works of international artists using various art forms.
▪️   Initiated a Global Art Forum and an esteemed art prize called The Ithra Prize.
▪️   Organisation has started with a series of films.  
▪️   Different artists from around the world and present their perspective along with their artworks.
▪️   Prestigious art event that welcomes many regional and international artists

Date: Until 3rd April 2021
Location: DIFC – Dubai International Financial Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road – Trade Centre, DIFC – Dubai
Contact: +971-4-563-1400

La Perle by Dragone 
Experience the magic of immersive storytelling at La Perle by Dragone!
▪️   Truly unique show combines breath-taking choreography.
▪️   Aqua theatre and incredible stunts.
▪️   Directed by legendary artist Franco Dragone
▪️   The stunning visual display offers a glimpse into the era of pearl diving in the UAE. 
▪️   AED 295 per person to double the fun, there are special ‘Dinner and Show’ packages.
Dates: From 1st April onwards*
Location: La Perle, Al Habtoor City
Cost: AED 119 onwards
Contact: +971-4-437-0001

Screen test 
If you’re a movie buff, you probably don’t want to miss out on Casablanca!
A classic, universally-loved American movie originally released in 1942!
▪️   Screenings of this evergreen feature film is scheduled to take place at Cinema Akil from 1st to 5th April 2021. 

Get ready to see:
▪️   Humphrey Bogart
▪️   Claude Rains
▪️   Ingrid Bergman recreating the magic on screen all over again
Dates: 1st April 2021-5th April 2021
Location: Cinema Akil
Cost: From AED 56
Contact: +971-4-223-1139

Other art and culture events in April 
1.  World Art Dubai – 7th April – 10th April
▪️   Play: Betrayal at The Junction
▪️   Alserkal Venue (1st April -3rd April 2021)
▪️   Tickets from AED 80-AED 100

2.  Film Screening: American Utopia, 1st April 2021. 
Play: The Little Mermaid QE2, 1st April- 10th April 2021

Food Fest and Carnivals 
Dubai Food Festival is one of the biggest events in Dubai for food lovers across the city! 

Gather for one of the region’s biggest food celebrations – the Dubai Food Festival (DFF)!
▪️   The festival offers all-things gastronomy, ranging from delicious treats to masterclasses and guided food tours.
▪️   You can also feast your way through the unforgettable dishes prepared by international and homegrown chefs.
Dates: Until 17th April 2021
Location: Citywide

Dubai Food Festival 2021
Kind of food
▪️   The highly-anticipated culinary carnival, What the Food, returns this April for another evening of food and fun. 
▪️   Expect interesting homegrown food concepts, series of sell-out supper club’s 7th to 8th April. 
Dates: 7th April-10th April
Location: Alserkal Avenue
Cost: From AED 180 per person
Contact: +971-4-333-3464

A Foodie Festival in Homegrown @ Souk in Souk Madinat Jumeirah
With a focus on options that are delicious and healthy at the same time.

Highlights
▪️   Highly-awaited food event has a lot to offer. 
▪️   Fun masterclasses, special offers and limited-edition dishes on the menu. 
▪️   Two Farmers’ Markets with a range of fresh produce!
Dates: Until 3rd April 2021
Location: Souk Madinat Jumeirah
Cost: From AED 99
Contact: +971-4-366-8888

Other fun events in Dubai in April 
▪️   Discover Terra – The Sustainability Pavilion | 1st April 2021 | From AED 25
One of the key environmental events - UAE poised to lead the way in sustainable living by EEG | 27th April 2021

▪️   Custom Show Emirates 2021 | 8th April – 10th April
Dubai International Pharmaceuticals and Technologies Conference and Exhibition | 5th April – 7th April

Frequently Asked Questions

1.  When did the Dubai event will happen and are they good for foodies?
Yes, the Dubai Food Festival will be in full swing in April 2021. Tuck into everything from sought-after street food to Michelin star fine dining!

2.  Name the region’s biggest food celebrations?
One of the region’s biggest food celebrations – the Dubai Food Festival (DFF).

3.  What are the upcoming events in Dubai for April 2021?
▪️   Ramadan 2021
▪️   Family Entertainment Events in Dubai 
▪️   Sports Events in Dubai 
▪️   Arts and Culture Events in Dubai 
▪️   Food Fest and Carnivals