With Dubai maintaining an elevated position of one of the most popular cities in the world, there is no reason why you should be left out of the crowd.
Visited the United Arab Emirates’ commercial center once? And now you’re looking at 2021 for another experience? You are very well in line.
First time considering Dubai after having it on the bucket list for so long? There couldn’t be a more perfect time than 2021 to visit.
Stay reading to find out why you should absolutely book your next flight to Dubai in 2021.
You’ll also find that Dubai being touted as a good holiday destination for you and/or your family is not just hype.
The upcoming events and festivals
2021 is a year of events in Dubai. And this is why you don’t want to miss any of it.
The new festivals alongside the postponed projects from 2020 all contribute to the fun that awaits you in Dubai when you visit in 2021.
Let’s get right into some of these events.
Expo 2020 Dubai
This event was initially planned for October 2020. A six-month-long event, it will now hold from October 2021 to March 2022.
The main theme of the event is Connecting Minds, Creating the Future during which the position of Dubai itself on the global stage will be analyzed.
This World Expo will be the first one in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region. It will also be the largest event to be ever staged in the Arab world.
Dubai Shopping Festival
The Dubai Shopping Festival presents the opportunity for you to find something worthwhile and wholesome. To be held across the city, it is for the early birds who visit in the first quarter of the year.
Entering its 14th edition in 2021, the Art Dubai Festival is another opportunity to showcase the substantial collections and artists from the wider region.
Scores of galleries participate every year. The good news is that you don’t miss out even if you can’t attend the event in March – the art fair provides a continuous schedule that you can catch up on.
The art industry in Dubai experiences yearly growth. This includes grand projects such as the Theatre of Digital Art, which gives visitors the chance to experience classic works in contemporary ways.
The hotels and resorts
To continously deliver world-class standard hospitality, Dubai invests greatly in hotel experiences for visitors.
Here are a few of them that would color your stay in Dubai.
Missippi’s rooftop hub
Missippi’s Pool Bar and Social Hub is an interesting and ideal modern urban oasis on the rooftop of the Avani Ibn Battuta Dubai Hotel.
Here, you have a mix of colourful elements of Bali, Tulum and Miami. You will get a range of globally inspired bites, creative cocktails and other drinks here.
The fun doesn’t cease at this new venue as the city residents can already enjoy spectacular views long into the night. 2021, here we come.
On Bluewaters Island, Ain Dubai is the world’s largest Ferris wheel.
The 210m (689ft) tall ride will be able to hold 48 capsules, with each accommodating about 40 people.
It also enables passengers get the chance to see the breathtaking Dubai skyline in all its glory, including views of the Burj Khalifa and Palm Jumeirah.
To give you an idea of the scale of the structure, each spoke holding up the wheel is longer than a football pitch.
Palm Fountain is one of the places that lends credence to Dubai’s status as the hub of the world’s largest attractions.
The Palm Fountain at the Pointe in Palm Jumeirah became the world’s largest dancing fountain when it opened in October 2020.
Its 3,000 multicoloured lights illuminate jets of seawater from sunset until midnight, every night. There are also amazing shows set to the tune of Arabic and international songs.