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9 amazing things to do in January 2019

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Happy New Year! 2019 is here and there are so many things and events to look forward to in this month. So to help you plan your social calendar, MyBayut brings you a list of 9 fabulous events in Dubai for January 2019 that guarantees fun for everyone! So without further ado, here are the top 9 January 2019 events in Dubai.

9 OF THE BEST EVENTS IN DUBAI FOR JANUARY 2019

A new year has begun, which means that the biggest and most anticipated annual events will be returning to the city to provide a whirlwind of fun for everyone!

1. SHOP TILL YOU DROP AT THE DUBAI SHOPPING FESTIVAL 2019

There deals and discounts for DSF are the most anticipated events in Dubai for January 2019

First up on our list of events in Dubai for January 2019 is, of course, the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF). The DSF is considered to be the largest shopping festival and is one of the most anticipated events in Dubai every year. The month-long celebration will see unbeatable discounts and deals on everything, as well as provide chances at winning amazing prizes, such as cars and even gold. You will also get to enjoy a line-up of fun entertainment for the entire family.

  • Date: until 2 February 2019
  • Location: Citywide
  • Free

 

2. ENJOY THE KICK OFF THE DUBAI WORLD CUP AT THE MEYDAN RACECOURSE

The Dubai World Cup Carnival is next up on our list of upcoming activities in January 2019. The Dubai World Cup Carnival is a three-month-long horse racing competition and a precursor to the Dubai World Cup, the world’s richest horse race. The Dubai World Cup Carnival is worth over US$10 million itself and will kick off on Thursday, 3 January at the Meydan Racecourse. This is the first of several other race meetings that will be held throughout the course of the next few months. So keep a lookout for these if you a horse-racing fan because you will get a chance to enjoy thrilling horse racing actions with high-end hospitality and comfort.

  • Date: until 3 January 2019 6:30pm
  • Location: Meydan Racecourse
  • General Admission: Free, Other packages available at various prices

 

3. CATCH THE LIVE ACTION OF THE AFC ASIAN CUP 2019 MATCHES

Football fans get ready because of three weeks exciting international football will be happening right here in Dubai. Organized by the Asian Football Confederation, the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 will be hosting 51 matches throughout January. This is the 17th edition of the tournament and will see 24 national teams battle it out across 8 stadiums in 4 cities in the UAE. The Philippines, UAE, India, and Bahrain will be amongst the teams playing, so make sure you get your tickets in advance and cheer on your home country! For the entire schedule of matches and ticket prices, you can visit the official AFC website.

  • Date: 5 January – 01 February 2019
  • Location: Al Maktoum Stadium and Rashid Stadium
  • Ticket price: AED 25-300 depending on the matches

 

4. KEEP THE WINTER SPIRIT ALIVE AT KIDZANIA WINTER GAMES

Looking for family-friendly activities in Dubai in January 2019, that is keeping the winter spirit alive? Head over to KidZania in The Dubai Mall! Kids entering the indoor amusement city will get to explore a snowy winter with loads of winter games such as ‘Snow Hunt’ and ‘Pin the Snowman’. Kids can also participate in a themed fashion show, join in on a radio broadcast discussing the latest on wintertime styles and even enjoy a snow fight at the Mini Plaza!

  • Date: until 5 January 2019 from 10am-10pm
  • Location: KidZania, The Dubai Mall
  • Premium ticket: AED250, Economy ticket: AED180 + AED35 for winter games

 

5. WATCH THE CLASSIC TALE OF MUGHAL-E-AZAM AT THE DUBAI OPERA

If you are a fan of the classics, visiting the award-winning Indian play Mughal-e-Azam should be on your list of things to do in January 2019 in Dubai. The musical follows the love story of Prince Salim, heir to the Mughal throne and the beautiful court dancer, Anarkali. The story is adopted by the acclaimed playwright and director Feroz Abbas Khan.

  • Date: 10 – 12 January 2019
  • Location: Dubai Opera
  • Ticket price: AED 250 -1500

 

6. OMEGA DUBAI DESERT CLASSIC 2019

We have another thrilling sporting event in the line up all the upcoming activities in January 2019. The Omega Dubai Desert Classic is one of biggest championships that will see top golfers from across the globe compete on the golf courses of Dubai.

  • Date: 24 – 27 January 2019
  • Location: Emirates Golf Club
  • Ticket price: AED 75 per day or AED 250 for a season ticket

 

6. GET SERENADED BY GEORGE EZRA AT DWTC

George Ezra’s concert at DWTC will take place on 22 January 2019

Known for his hit singles such as Shotgun and Budapest, George Ezra will be debuting in Dubai at the Dubai World Trade Centre this month. If you are a fan of this 25-year-old English singer-songwriter, make sure to add this to your list of must-attend events in Dubai for January 2019. Tickets going on sale on 30 October 2018 on ticketmaster.ae

  • Date: 22 January 2019, doors open: 7 pm and the show starts at 9 pm
  • Location: Dubai World Trade Centre
  • Ticket price: AED295 – AED 459

 

7.RELAX WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY AT THE ‘MARKET OUTSIDE THE BOX

For all of you enjoy pop-up festivals that showcase local talent, our next feature of January 2019 events in Dubai is definitely one to visit. Happening at the Burj Park in the iconic neighborhood of Downtown Dubai, the Market Outside the Box (OTB) will be featuring works from local and international designers, as well as have food trucks by many popular eateries. There will be live entertainment too, so grab your friends and family and enjoy this al fresco market!

  • Date: 24 – 27 January 2019
  • Location: Emirates Golf Club
  • Ticket price: AED 75 per day or AED 250 for a season ticket

 

8. CHALLENGE YOURSELF AT THE STANDARD CHARTERED DUBAI MARATHON 2019

The Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon is one of the most popular marathons in Dubai

The final feature on our list of activities in January 2019 is the much anticipated Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon. If you have the resolution to do something challenging this year, enroll in this marathon. Take your pick from either the 4 km fun run for beginners or if you’re up for a challenge the 10 km and 50km marathon for 18-year-olds and over.

  • Date: 25 January 2019
  • Location: In front of Madinat Jumeirah
  • Ticket price: $50 for 4km, $80 for 10 km and $130 for 50k
  • +971 4 433 5669

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