September is here! Many families are flying back into the city as schools in Dubai are opening for the new term, and the pace of the city is picking up. So as a new month dawns upon us, its time to bring you a round-up all the latest September 2018 events taking place in Dubai that you should definitely check out!
things to do in Dubai in September 2018
September is the month all the residents in Dubai look forward to because it means the difficult part of summer is almost over and in a few months we will get to enjoy cooler temperatures. So while we all are waiting patiently for winter to arrive, let’s take a look at all the latest events in September 2018 to take part in.
Concept BIG BRANDS SALE
First up on our list of September 2018 events is the Big Brands Sale happening in Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC). If you’re looking for a bargain for your favourite retail brands, then make sure you visit this event. The sale will see world-class fashion brands offering top collections of shoes, bags, apparel, cosmetics, perfumes and more at reduced prices. This is one of the most anticipated Dubai events for both customers and brands as it provides a platform for brand awareness, new product launches, sampling, promotions and marketing.
- Date: 4 – 8th September 2018
- Location: Za’abeel Hall 2, DWTC
Smart Stores EXPo
The next feature on our list of upcoming September 2018 events in Dubai, is the second edition of the Smart Stores Expo. With a focus on innovative store design and virtual store services, this event in Dubai will provide a platform for professionals from the retail industry in the UAE to network, discuss and discover the latest market trends and challenges in the retail sector. The itinerary for this exhibition will include panel discussions from industry experts covering topics including big data analytics and innovative store design concepts.
- Date: 4 – 6th September 2018, 10am-5pm
- Location: Hall 3, Dubai International Exhibition and Convention Centre, DWTC
- Entry free
Pakistan PROPERTY SHOW by zameen.com
Real estate investors looking for latest events in 2018 that are featuring investment opportunities, can head on down to the Pakistan Property Show. The second edition of the Pakistan Property Show is being hosted by Zameen.com, which is the leading property portal in Pakistan. The exhibition will feature on-the-ground experts and brokers who will be discussing everything from investment opportunities in Pakistan to home financing and interior fixtures. This event is particularly great if you are looking to invest in the Pakistan real estate market, as the country’s latest projects will be showcased and you will get the opportunity for direct interaction between the buyer and seller.
- Date: 14 – 15th September 2018
- Location: Za’abeel Hall 5, DWTC
season opening of the Dhow Race at DIMC
The Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC)’s latest events in 2018 is a Dhow Race that will see a thrilling line-up of traditional and new watersports. The event in Dubai will see magnificent wooden dhow racing, modern sailing and also waterbike racing. The kick off the event will begin with a 22 ft. Dubai traditional dhow sailing racing across the blue ocean. The entire season will run for eight months with the season finale in April 2019.
- Date: 14 September 2018
- Location: Dubai International Marine Club
- Entry free
ASIA CRICKET CUP 2018
This item on our list of latest September 2018 events is for all you cricket fans. The 14th edition of the Asia Cricket Cup is happening right here in Dubai. Six teams across Asia, which include defending champions India, along with Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan and also the winner of Asia Cup Qualifier will be participating in this cricket tournament. Over 25,000 fans are expected fill in the stadiums to watch a series of 50-overs games between the teams. The event is being organised by the Asian Cricket Council.
- Date: 15 – 28 September 2018
- Location: Dubai International Stadium, Dubai Sports City and Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
- Ticket prices vary depending on the match. Check the Asian Cricket Council website for more details.
Interior designers and design enthusiasts looking for upcoming activities in Dubai in the design field, this event is for you! INDEX is the Middle East & North Africa’s largest gathering for the design community. This event is a platform for designers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to discuss the latest developments and introduce newest and most innovative design ideas for interior decoration of and commercial and residential properties in Dubai.
- Date: 16 – 18th September 2018
- Location: Sheikh Saeed Hall 1, 2 and 3, from 10 am
- Entry fee of AED 105 for trade visitors and AED 210 for public visitors at the gate. Register on their website before 16th to receive a free entry voucher.
Looks like there is quite an exciting lineup of events in Dubai for September 2018. Which one of these activities in Dubai do you find most interesting? Let us know in the comment section below. If you’re still looking for some more things to do in September 2018, why not try out these free things to do in Dubai.