Taste a slice of Dubai at the award winning annual food fiesta, held at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre. You get to enjoy a family day out in the spacious green areas, where your kids can play with giant inflatables, enjoy arts and crafts and you can relish the delicious aromas arising from the wandering plates.
Taste more than 150 different dishes from 30 remarkable restaurants in town like; The Burger Joint, Frevo, Rang Mahal, Prime 68, Rivington Grill, Rhodes Mezzanine, Indego by Vineet, Ruths Chris Steak House and many others. You also get the chance to unleash the cook within by joining Kenwood Cookery School and learn new cooking tricks as you watch celebrity chefs in action. You will not only get to taste the finest food, but also listen to the best melodies performed by The Noisettes and The Counterfeit Beatles alongside Lisa Theunissen, and The Makers, Rachael Calladine and The Everyday People, and The Boxtones. At the end of the day, you get to shop your way around the gourmet market and take home ingredients you've never heard of or were unable to find.
The tickets vary from 60 AED to 240 AED and entry for kids under 12 is for free. You can log onto their website for more details: www.tasteofdubaifestival.com
St. Patrick's Celebrations From the 14th to the 17th of March
Load up your festivity spirit, put on your green T-shirt and let's head to the Irish village in Dubai where you can enjoy St. Patrick's for four days of non-stop fun and partying. With a line-up of traditional Irish music played by; The Molly Maguires, The MapleJacks and DJ Marky Mark, as well as Irish dancers and folkloric shows and activities for kids, you won't have to take a plane to Ireland.
Entry is for free, The Irish specialty lunch-dinner buffet is for 45 AED for kids and 85 AED for adults. For more info log onto their website: www.irishvillage.ae/HomePage
du World Music Festival From the 28th of March till 6th of April
Brace yourself for the biggest and strongest music event; the third edition of du World Music Festival is finally here and it comes with a blend of eastern and western tunes right in the heart of Dubai; Media City Amphitheatre and the Dubai Tennis Stadium.
Don't miss out on these exceptional 10 days of uninterrupted singing and captivating melodies with Iraqi singer Kazem Al Saher, Egyptian signer Sherine, American singer Natalie Cole, Australian jazz fusion guitarist Frank Gambale, blues rock band Soulmate and Ranjit Barot, Emirate's own superstar Hussain Al Jasmi, Eraserheads band, India's No. 1 Singing Icon Sonu Nigam and the Egyptian singer Amr Diab.
Tickets vary from 195 AED till 2,000 AED, depending on the band and the seating.
You have all known him for his divine voice, best-selling album and mesmerizing music. The one and only legendary Spanish singer and songwriter, Julio Iglesias, will perform live in Dubai for a night of enchantment and amour at Sheikh Rashid Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre. The countdown has begun, so don't miss out and book your ticket now. Tickets vary from 320 AED to 1, 3000 AED.
For more details and online purchase see: juliodubai.com/home.htm
Get your hands on the latest fresh fashion trends of 2014 in this one day event Dubai Fashion Awards that takes place at the H hotel - Dubai. It's the perfect place for all designers and new talents to showcase their unique creations where they are judged by celebrity jury; fashion statement Aftab Shivdasani, Friha Altaf, and former Miss World Diana Hayden.
Tickets start at 180 AED, you can book your tickets through: 971 4 372 1117