As we slowly emerge from one of the worst pandemics in recent history, Dubai and the UAE are starting to welcome visitors again. The easing of COVID restrictions means that life can start getting back to normal, and that includes entertainment, events, and exhibitions are back on again.

At Hertz, we’re delighted that at last, our customers can begin to explore everything that the UAE has to offer. So to help you discover the best of Dubai and the surrounding region, we’ve put together a quick list of our top upcoming events in Dubai this year. All you need to do is choose which ones you want to experience!

Expo 2020 – Where the world comes together

Expo 2020 is one of the region’s most important events is now going ahead with a huge program of events, conferences, demonstrations and much more. With 60 daily shows, 191 country pavilions representing almost every nation on the planet, and wide-ranging themes including a series of conferences addressing global challenges such as climate change, Expo 2020 is one of the biggest and best events of the year. Covering everything from innovation and technology to entertainment, Expo 2020 is a must-see. Find out more at www.expo2020dubai.com

Dubai Opera – High art and top quality entertainment

A night at the opera is the ultimate in sophisticated indulgence, and Dubai Opera is making up for lost time with a packed programme of both classical and popular music events. From Rigoletto to comedian Russel Kane, Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba to Mama Mia,  Dubai Opera is offering culture lovers a string of events and entertainment for the whole family. You don’t have to be an opera lover to go to Dubai Opera – there’s bound to be something for everyone to enjoy. Some events do require proof of vaccination – check their website for more information at www.dubaiopera.com

Dubai Fitness Challenge – are you fit for action?

Launched in 2017 by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, this annual festival is your chance to get exercising. The object of the festival is to get everyone moving for just 30 minutes for 30 days. To help you do this, there’s a genuinely ‘action-packed’ programme of events, workouts, and classes to give your healthy living and exercise routine a kick-start. You’ll find gyms, parks and clubs right across Dubai offering taster sessions for all ages, so if you’ve always wanted to try a spin class but never got around to it, now’s your chance. Find out more at www.dubaifitnesschallenge.com

Dubai Design Week

Taking place in the second week of November, Dubai Design Week is an annual event that celebrates art, design and culture in Dubai. With Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum as patron, this seminal event has quickly become recognised as one of the most important creative events in the region, and is now the premier platform for design and creativity in the UAE. Look out for exhibitions, workshops and design-led events right across Dubai. From films to Lebanese design, the new trend of upcycling to the ancient art of hand-crafted stone, Dubai Design Week is a fascinating and inspiring event that is bound to get your creative juices flowing. Find out more at www.dubaidesignweek.ae

Make your trip to Dubai a breeze as you visit all these events by booking your rental car with Hertz UAE.

Dubai Head Office, Al Rashidiya Dubai Airport Terminal 1 Dubai Airport Terminal 3 Dubai Motor City Dubai Festival City Abu Dhabi Airport Etihad Plaza, Abu Dhabi Al Reem, Abu Dhabi Al Reef, Abu Dhabi Sharjah Airport Al Hamra Mall, RAK

Dubai Head Office, Al Rashidiya

Address

Um Ramool, Rashidiya,
Dubai ,
United Arab Emirates 36800

Phone

971 4 2060206

Opening Hours

Monday-Sunday; 09:00-22:00

Dubai Airport Terminal 1

Address

Terminal 1 Arrivals Hall, Dubai International Airport,
Dubai ,
United Arab Emirates 36800

Phone

971 4 2245222

Opening Hours

Monday-Sunday; 24 hours

Dubai Airport Terminal 3

Address

Terminal 3 Arrivals Hall, Dubai International Airport,
Dubai ,
United Arab Emirates 36800

Phone

971 4 2203013

Opening Hours

Monday-Sunday; 24 hours

Dubai Motor City

Address

Shop 8, Ground Floor, Foxhill 8, Motor City,
Dubai ,
United Arab Emirates 36800

Phone

971 4 4273200

Opening Hours

Sunday-Friday; 08:00-20:00 Saturday; Closed

Dubai Festival City

Address

InterContinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City,
Dubai ,
United Arab Emirates 36800

Phone

971 4 7011239

Opening Hours

Sunday-Friday; 08:00-17:00 Saturday; Closed

Abu Dhabi Airport

Address

4th Level, Sky Plaza Park, Abu Dhabi Airport,
Abu Dhabi ,
United Arab Emirates 36800

Phone

971 2 5998939

Opening Hours

Monday-Sunday; 24 hours

Etihad Plaza, Abu Dhabi

Address

Etihad Plaza, Al Raha, Etihad Village,
Abu Dhabi ,
United Arab Emirates 36800

Phone

971 2 55 69130

Opening Hours

Sunday-Friday; 09:00-18:00 Saturday; Closed

Al Reem, Abu Dhabi

Address

Marina Square, Al Reem Island,
Abu Dhabi ,
United Arab Emirates 36800

Phone

971 2 6320494

Opening Hours

Sunday-Friday; 09:00-18:00 Saturday; Closed

Al Reef, Abu Dhabi

Address

Al Reef Downtown, ,
Abu Dhabi ,
United Arab Emirates 36800

Phone

971 2 645 8488

Opening Hours

Sunday-Friday; 09:00-18:00 Saturday; Closed

Sharjah Airport

Address

Inside Arrivals Terminal, Kiosk 2, Outside baggage claim area, Sharjah Airport,
Sharjah ,
United Arab Emirates 36800

Phone

971 6 5528290

Opening Hours

Monday-Sunday; 08:00-20:00

Al Hamra Mall, RAK

Address

Unit 52, First Floor, Al Hamra Mall, Sheikh Muhammad Bin Salem Rd,
Ras Al Khaimah ,
United Arab Emirates 36800

Phone

971 7 2434386

Opening Hours

Monday-Sunday; 10:00-21:00

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