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Festivals In Dubai: What To Celebrate In October?

Celebrate the various festivals and events in Dubai, the glamorous emirate. The city has leaps and bounds to offer that includes a colourful cultural heritage. October month can be likened to autumn in Dubai as the oppressive heat of the summer ends. So, look forward to exploring amazing festivals and fun-filled outdoors. We put together the exciting events and festivals in Dubai in October to partake in.

Festivals In Dubai: What To Celebrate In October?

Oktoberfest Dubai Festival

Festivals In Dubai: What To Celebrate In October?

Oktoberfest is one of the biggest folk festivals held in the world by far in terms of duration and scale. It celebrates German culture with plenty of food, dance, music and entertainment. Experience the authentic spirit of Oktoberfest in Dubai at the Grand Plaza Movenpick in Dubai Media City. Indulge in Bavarian food, live music sessions, exclusive kids entertainment, family dining moments and more. Treat yourself with German apple strudel and roasted knuckle. Sip into an array of traditional beverages and enjoy the traditional folk tunes with soulful Oktoberfest songs.

What to look forward to?
  • Relish Bavarian-inspired dishes and hops with dishes such as cheesy potato pancakes, beef bacon in cheese, chicken schnitzel and more.
  • Gastropub in Business Bay offers three-course meals that include Bavarian-style roast and Hofbrau Beer.
  • Best brunch deals in Dubai are on offer. Celebrate with the phrase ‘ein zwei drei….prost!’ which means “one, two, three…cheers!”
  • Look out for fun-filled activities at the Dubai Parks and Resorts that entertain the family.
  • Sense the Oktoberfest themed decor and pick up souvenirs to remember the festival.
  • Exclusively crafted Bavarian beverages, different types of beer with live music.
  • Dedicated kids zone with plenty of fun activities.
  • Around 620 participating companies with over 120 attractions at the Oktoberfest grounds in Dubai for your entertainment.
Festival Venues: Grand Plaza Movenpick, Dubai Media City | Stars ‘N’ Bars | The Eloquent Elephant and more.

DFC Half Marathon, RACE.ME

festivals in Dubai in October - Half Marathon

The Dubai Festival City Half Marathon is a fun sporting event. Participate in possibly the fastest half marathon course in Dubai. The Dubai Festival City area gets ready for a 10 km racecourse and an extension of a 21.2 km course for runners. This is an exciting event that attracts many runners from clubs and society at large. This is a race to sign up for and test your fitness levels out of your comfort zone. There is also a 1 km just-for-kids race and a 5 km beginners race.

What to look forward to?
  • Fun and excitement with an event T-shirt complimentary.
  • Age group awards and medals.
  • Participation medals for all.
  • Lots of discounts on tickets and early bird offers.
  • Lovely run with pleasant scenes of the Dubai Festival City.
  • A chance to meet like-minded people and enjoy the sporty spirits.
Festival Venues: Dubai Festival City

World EXPO Dubai

The humongous event in October is a unique platform in Dubai. There are about 191 country pavilions and a host of signature pavilions. Participants from all over the world come together to experience the benefits of a high tech future. The event is about ‘ connecting minds and creating the future through mobility, opportunity and sustainability. There are districts created for each element of the event. Opportunities are created for a better future, high tech knowledge is shared on smarter and better connections towards a brighter future. People from across the world participate in a range of programmes and initiatives.

What to look forward to?
  • Experience a platform that showcases the world’s greatest innovations.
  • Programmes that share knowledge about the initiatives to give the world a better future.
  • Mobility and connectivity ideas to create sustainability.
  • Talk Forums on actions required to address the challenges of the planet.
  • Opportunities to network and connect with minds from participants across the world.
  • Experience in the pavilion ways and means for the human race to live in harmony with nature.
  • Artistic workshops and performances with unique creativity and installations.
  • High-tech innovations on how to preserve the world we live in knowledge transfers.
  • Live shows, children’s activities, food cafes and more before and after the event.
  • See first hand the effect of robotics and virtual reality on how we prepare and order food.
  • Experience architectural marvels from the world’s 360-degree projection surface.
  • Education programmes to connect students and teachers across the globe.
Festival Venue: Dubai Exhibition Centre

Motexha Textile Show

This annualised trade fair is one of the largest of its kind. Exhibitors and retailers come together in the Middle East. The fair is at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre. Over 30 international pavilions are set up that cover various aspects of the textile industry. It is a shoppers paradise with exhibits from across the region. The event is spread across the months of September and October. The apparel show has visitors and exhibitors from over 100 countries with networking opportunities and more.

What to look forward to?
  • Experience a platform with an array of exhibitors from across the world in the apparel industry.
  • Networking and interactive live sessions from experts.
  • Exhibits, workshops and presentations that discuss the latest products and services.
  • Helps connect businesses with prospects in the exposition.
  • Reinforce relationships with dealers, distributors and influencers of the industry.
Festival Venue: Dubai World Trade Centre
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