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Holi in Dubai – Where to Get Your Colour on in March 2024

by Dubai Travel Planner

It’s hard not to get caught up in the colour and excitement of Holi celebrations, regardless of your religion! With such a large Hindu population in Dubai, it’s no surprise that the occasion is marked in a big way in Dubai.

Holi in 2024 will fall on 25 March; however, being a Monday during Ramadan, you’ll find many Holi events this year in Dubai are being held early.

You’ll find our complete Dubai events calendar for 2024 over here

Festivals for Holi Dubai 2024

AKS Color Carnival 2024

When: Saturday, 2 March 2024, 11:00 am to 8:00 pm

Get set for Dubai’s biggest Holi celebration with entertainment from DJs Ace, Buddha, KV5, Yogmusic, Purab and Zubair. There will also be dhol players and carnival acts, along with food trucks, a Kid’s play area and a shisha area.

Entrance fee from 5 years+ (children below 5 are free)

Tickets can be purchased via Platinumlist

Holi Masti 2024

When: Sunday 3 March 2024, 10:00 AM

Taking place at Al Sahara Desert Resort, this colourful event will take place in a new location this year in early March, with performances by singers Manj Muzik, Nindy Kaur, Kanika Kapoor, Sukriti Kakkar and Prakriti Kakkar.

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It also features Threoory the Band (famous for Ranbir Kapoor’s entry medley in the film Animal) and many DJs to keep you dancing. You can also expect to find a VIP Arena, kids arena, live music, live DJs, licensed beverages, food stalls, and organic colors will be used.

Tickets start from singles at AED 80, groups of 4, AED 280, or groups of ten can be purchased for AED 500. At the door, you’ll pay AED 100 per person.

Tickets can be advance purchased via Platinumlist

Atrangi Holi Fest 2024

When: Sunday, 3 March 2024, 12 noon to 10:00 PM

Taking place at The Square (Rugby Park), Their claim is not the biggest but the most gigantic colourful celebration! Expect 10 hours of music, food and entertainment with water wars and dedicated kids play area.

Tickets can be purchased via Platinumlist

Holi Sundowner 2024

When: Sunday 3 March 2024, from 11:00 AM

Held at the Jebel Ali Shooting Club, expect delicious dining, live music and dance performances along with a DJ line-up including Hani, Buddha, Ricky, Lathish, AJ, Tripty, Siid, Atul, Kish and Ritual.

Learn more at virgintickets

Rang Barse Holi in Dubai 2024

When: Sunday 3 March 2024, 10:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Get your colour on at Creek Park Beach area from just 10:00 AED with live DJs, organic Holi colours, food stalls and water splash, presented by Bollywood Movez.

Family-friendly your under 5’s are free and free parking is available.

Tickets can be purchased via Platinumlist

Holi Music Mantra 2024

When: Thursday 11 April 2024, 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

A post-Ramadan event to look forward to, this event will take place in the Zabeel Park Amphitheatre.

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There will be live DJ’s alongside live performances by three sensational Indian Idol faces, accompanied by organic color blasts, live dhol and plenty of Bollywood beats.

There will be plenty of Desi food stalls, as well as color and culture, for a complete family day out. Enjoy this late celebration of Holi in Dubai if you missed the early March events.

Note, you must pay general park entry by Nol (10 AED) plus event entry fee: Singles AED 45, couples AED 85, Masti AED 150 + VIP options; under 10’s free.

Tickets can be purchased via Platinumlist

Heading to Abu Dhabi? More celebrations to come in the capital, check out these planned Holi Events in Abu Dhabi 2024

Holi Dining Deals in Dubai (2023 – TBC 2024)

With most of the major Holi events already held early in the month, we are awaiting news on whether these Dubai dining deals will be repeated for 2024 closer to the end of March – the below still related to 2023 but will give you an idea on venues.

  • Asha’s at WAFI Mall are offering an all-you-can-eat feast on Tuesday, 7 March, and Wednesday, 8 March, with a vegetarian offering (180 AED) and non-veg (199 AED)
  • Bombay Brasserie at Taj Hotel will be laying on the works Saturday, 4 March, for Brunch, including live entertainment and Bollywood beats from a DJ (packages 195 AED soft/345 AED house / 499 AED Bubbles)
  • Bombay Bungalow at The Beach Mall, JBR The Walk are offering sweet and savoury snacks on Wednesday, 8 March through to Sunday, 12 March 12:00 pm to 11:30 pm, 65 AED per person.
  • High Note Pool & Sky Lounge, Aloft Al Mina Hotel is offering a three-course dining deal for 299 AED 12:00 pm to 12:00 am from 8 March to 11 March.
  • Kinara by Vikas Khanna at JA Lake View Hotel are offering a set menu from 6 March to 8 March 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm, for 249 AED pp.
  • Khyber at Dukes the Palm will be offering a fabulous sharing menu from 170 AED (+50 soft drinks or house drinks 150 AED) on 7 and 8 March, 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm.
  • Pincode in Dubai Hills Mall will be offering a specially curated menu from celebrity chef Kunal Kapur on 7 and 8 March with veg and non-veg options (119 AED and 139 AED)
  • Rang Mahal at JW Marriot Marquis is offering an exquisite 6-course dinner on 8 March, 6:00 pm to midnight (225 AED soft /345 AED house)
  • The Saffron Boutique at Oaks, Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel, is offering a three-course dining menu from 8 March to 11 March for 199 AED soft/299 AED with Holi-inspired cocktails.
  • Varq on the Plam are offering a set menu from 8 March to 10 March – lunch option 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm for dinner. 275 AED, add soft drinks 75 AED or house drinks 125 AED.

You may also be interested to learn more about all the fabulous events in Dubai for Diwali, including a complete run down of firework displays and where to see the best lights!

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