Keep apace with the UAE’s action-packed event calendar and get the latest updates on the best things to do in the emirates this season
The end of summer signals a fresh start for the UAE. As temperatures begin to drop, events season kicks off, visitors arrive in large numbers and the city comes to life with a range of new experiences for everyone. This year, especially, the UAE is buzzing with renewed energy, with the “world’s greatest show” underway. Expo 2020 Dubai has officially opened its doors to the world and over the next few months, visitors will be able to explore everything the event has to offer along with the best of the emirates. Click here to learn more about the show. And for a glimpse into all that’s new in the city, our “New in Town” round-up will help you plan your itineraries.
Complementing the activities taking place at Expo 2020 Dubai, the UAE’s action-packed calendar is filled with a slew of new openings, events and festivals for the season – with extra precautions and public health measures in place to deliver a safe experience amid the pandemic. Art aficionados can discover an inspiring showcase of creative works by emerging and established artists from around the world at Dubai Design Week and Abu Dhabi Art, and we offer insight into these leading art fairs, which will take place in November. The new James Bond movie is the talk of the town and so we go behind the scenes to discover what makes Omega the superspy’s timepiece of choice. We highlight the enduring connection between the Swiss marque and the British secret agent while presenting the latest 007 edition timepieces from the revered house of haute horology.
Gourmands looking to immerse themselves in the emirate’s dining scene will find our guide to new venues and updated menus handy. We also chat with award-winning chef Heinz Beck, who sheds light on his culinary philosophy: health and wellness through food.