Sports and Expo Event Calendar UAE

You can only expect luxury the moment you step foot in the UAE, the same is to be said for their sport entertainment. The UAE, Dubai especially, is renowned for hosting a plethora of sports events, from the Fifa World Cup to the TURF games.

With our sports and Expo event calendar, you’ll never miss a competition taking place. From Monday to Sunday, January through December, you can bear witness to the global phenomenon and watch a range of exciting events. Whether you’re staying in Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Sharjah, prepare to be as entertained as Russel Crowe’s Gladiator spectacle.


What sports and expo events to expect in Dubai

Some of the most popular sports events centre around the Dubai Desert Classic: a prestigious golf event where international golfers battle for the grand prize. Cricket lovers will be pleased to know that the UAE is home to one of the world’s best cricket stadiums: the Sheikh Zayed. If not to watch the event, it’s an absolute must-see landmark. International teams play in this reputable venue because Dubai is crazy about cricket!

The UAE is never short of sports events all year round, including: the Dubai Polo Gold Cup in March, the Dubai Muscle Show in October, Dubai Rugby Sevens in December and more. The Arab world truly knows how to host! Create an unforgettable trip to Dubai’s sporting arena that’s both kids-friendly and solo worthy.


What is the Dubai World Cup?

Many travel to the memorable Dubai World Cup for the horse racing season at the Meydan Racecourse – a meeting zone where fresh talent is scouted. Since 1996, the annual events are rumoured to pocket over $12 million US dollars.

Where is the Dubai Tennis Stadium?

Dubai’s tennis stadium seats over 5,000 people, with a VIP area and the pièce de la résistance, is built underwater! It’s a completely surreal experience to watch the games whilst the sea life swims above you.

Dubai has witnessed the mind-blowing performances at the Annual Duty Free Tennis Championships, which welcomes top-performing players including the likes of Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal, and Roger Federer.

Where is the DP World Tour?

The climax of the golf European Tour is held in Dubai at the Jumeirah Golf Estates. It’s also a members club where keen golfers can play on the stunning grounds.

How do I use the events calendar?

Follow along as we document the dates of all the upcoming events in the UAE. Use the official free Gymfluencers sports events calendar to stay ahead of the game, so to speak. Save the date and get a front row seat at your favourite sporting events and expos with the click of a button.