Top 5 Dubai Summer Events

by Ellen Morgan on 23 May 2014, 12:05PM

Dubai is one of the fastest growing cities in the world – a cosmopolitan paradise and the perfect destination for a luxurious getaway. We’ve put together a list of the Top 5 Dubai Summer Events & Must-Do’s to make the most of your time in this exciting and vibrant city.


1. Aquaventure
Discover the number 1 waterpark in the whole of Europe & the UAE! Atlantis the Palm hotel is home to the wet and wild wonder of Aquaventure; discover 17 hectares filled with lazy rivers, exhilarating water slides, family friendly rides and so much more. Are you brave enough to take on ‘The Leap Of Faith’? Where you will fall over 9 stories in just a few seconds, as you plunge in to a tube surrounded by mesmerising sting rays and sharks! Relax on Aquaventure’s private beach and bask in the brilliant rays of Dubai’s warming sun, or why not grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurant options available.


2. Firework Shows
During the Dubai Shopping Festival experience pyrotechnic wonders in the sky, as you witness a kaleidoscope of colours burst into the sky in the form of Catherine wheels, rockets and so much more! Dubai Shopping Festival organisers go all out to ensure that visitors to the festival get to witness a truly majestic experience! Beginning on the opening night of Dubai Shopping Festival; the magnificent display of fireworks are showcased each night in the early evening sky.


3. Dubai Summer Surprises
The famous Dubai Mall is home to Dubai Summer Surprises, the regions most anticipated summer shopping and entertainment extravaganza! Enjoy a great family day out and take a visit to Dubai Mall, with endless activities and such a wide array of products to choose from; everyone will be happy. Take part in the holiday entertainment and shopping festival; a real gem amongst the wide variety of summer activities in 2014.


4. Football Fives World Championships
A great amateur tournament where the best five-a-side team from 32 countries  will travel to Dubai on the 12th June and represent their country, as they compete to become the first ever Football Fives World Champions! Settle down in the arena to watch the action play out as well as food and drinks being available to you all day; not to mention the fan zone with exciting activities. Enjoy prizes and giveaways for players, family and friends to enjoy!


5. Ramadan
One of the most significant dates in the Islamic calendar, Ramadan is a great time to visit Dubai! Witness the majestic culture and festivities that surround Ramadan during this month, as you enjoy a whole month of harmonious celebrations. One of the biggest benefits for travellers during Ramadan is also the fact that prices across the board drop significantly, including flights and hotels, as well as food and shopping. The Ramadan Night Market is a brilliant place to explore, hosting retailers from across the globe and such a wide range of products to offer; every traveller would be satisfied.

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