Dubai, UAE & Global 2014 Events & Holidays

Events, festivals, holidays, sporting and cultural events in 2014 - in the UAE and beyond. If it's a major event to look forward to, we have it covered.
Dubai, UAE & Global 2014 Events & Holidays
By David Westley
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Events, festivals, holidays, sporting and cultural events in 2014 - in the UAE and beyond. If it's a major event to look forward to, we have it covered.

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Where? What? When?
Global New Year 01 January 2014
Dubai Dubai Shopping Festival 02 January - 02 February 2014
Dubai School Spring Term Begins... January 5th onwards 2014
Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Dubai Tour - Cycle race series 07 January 2014
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 2nd Test - Pakistan v Sri Lanka 08-12 January 2014
Dubai Dunlop 24H Dubai - Car racing 09-11 January 2014
Dubai Dubai World Tour Grand Finals - Table Tennis 9-12 January 2012
Global Prophet's Brithday - Public holiday 13 January 2014
Bahrain Bahrain International Airshow 16-18 January 2014
Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship 16-19 January 2014
Dubai Outlet Mall 3rd International Kite Festival 2014 17 January 2014
Dubai Dubai Desert Road Run 18 January 2014
Abu Dhabi Zayed Future Energy Prize 20 January 2014
Abu Dhabi World Future Energy Summit 20-22 January 2014
Davos World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 22-25 January 2014
Dubai Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 24 January 2014
Australia Australia Day 26 January 2014
India Republic Day 26 January 2014
Dubai Omega Dubai Desert Classic 27 January - 02 February 2014
Sharjah 10th International Education Show 29 January - 01 February 2014
Abu Dhabi Education 2020 29-31 January 2014
Dubai Dubai Show Jumping 30 January - 01 February 2014
Dubai Auto Trader Live - Luxury Car Show 2014 30 January - 01 February 2014
Where? Event Feb
Dubai Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum 6th anniversary as Crown Prince of Dubai Feb 01 2014
Dubai Dubai Polo Golf Cup Series 2014 - Silver Cup 01-15 February 2014
Abu Dhabi Gourmet Abu Dhabi 2014 04-19 February 2014
Al Ain Chic Lady Al Ain 05-09 February 2014
Abu Dhabi Bride Abu Dhabi 2014 12-15 February 2014
Dubai Kesha live concert 13-Feb-14
Dubai Dubai Festival of the Horse 13-15 February 2014
Dubai Skywards Dubai International Jazz Festival 2014 13-21 February 2014
Ras Al Khaimah RAK Half Marathon 14 February 2014
Global Valentine Day 14-Feb-14
Dubai Race Night 15-Feb-14
Dubai Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships - Women's 17-22 February 2014
Dubai Kids Fest 2014 18-22 February 2014
Dubai Dubai Desert Road Run 22 February 2014
Dubai Gulfood - Exhibition 23-27 February 2014
Dubai Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships - Men's 24 February - 01 March 2014
Dubai Dubai Polo Golf Cup Series 2014 - Golf Cup 24 February - 14 March 2014
Kuwait National Day 25 February 2014
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Electronic Shopper and IT 2014 26 February - 01 March 2014
Where? Event March
Los Angeles 86th Academy Awards 02 Mach 2014
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Air Expo 04-06 March 2014
Dubai The Emirates Airline International Festival of Literature 04-08 March 2014
Dubai Dubai International Boat Show 2014 04-08 March 2014
Sharjah The Perfect Wedding 05-08 March 2014
Sharjah Beauty Core: The Body and Soul Exhibition 05-08 March 2014
Global International Women's Day 08 March 2014
Dubai 17th Global Women Leaders Conference 08-09 March 2014
Dubai The Dubai Lynx Festival 09-12 March 2014
Dubai Taste of Dubai 13-15 March 2014
Abu Dhabi International Jewellery and Watch Show 13-17 March 2014
Bangladesh ICC World Twenty20 16 March-06 April 2014
Ireland Saint Patrick's Day 17 March 2014
Dubai Art Dubai 19-22 March 2014
Global International Day of Happiness 20 March 2014
Dubai Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship and Fair 20-22 March 2014
Global World Poetry Day 21 March 2014
Global World Water Day 22 March 2014
Pakistan Republic Day 23 March 2014
Bangladesh ICC Women's World Twenty20 23 March-06 April 06, 2014
Bangladesh Independence Day 26 March 2014
Dubai School Spring Term Ends 27th March - 10 April (apprx)
Kuala Lumpur FIA Formula One World Championship 28-30 March 2014
Global Earth Hour 29 March 2014
Dubai Dubai World Cup - Horse Racing 29 March 2014
Dubai Dubai Global Village closing 30 March 2014
Where? Event April
Iran Republic Day 01 April 2014
Global World Autism Awareness Day 02 April 2014
Dubai Bride Dubai - Exhibition 02-05 April 2014
Dubai Beyond Beauty Arabia 02-05 April 2014
Dubai Middle East Film Comic Con 03-05 April 2014
Bahrain FIA Formula One World Championship 05-06 April 2014
Dubai School Summer Term Begins 7 - 27 April (apprx)
Dubai GETEX Spring 09-11 April 2014
Dubai Gulf Film Festival 09-15 April 2014
Dubai Dubai Dressage Championships 14-15 April 2014
Global Total Lunar Eclipse 15 April 2014
Syria Independence Day 17 April 2014
Dubai Gitex Shopper exhibition 20-24 April 2014
Abu Dhabi Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2014 22-24 April 2014
South Africa Freedom Day 27 April 2014
Global Annular Solar Eclipse 29 April 2014
Abu Dhabi The Digital Education Show 29-30 April 2014
Abu Dhabi Beauty Secrets 2014 30 April - 03 May 2014
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 30 April - 05 May 2014
Australia / New Zealand Queen's Day 30 April 2014
Where? Event May
Global Labour Day 01 May 2014
Dubai Arabian Travel Market 2014 05-08 May 2014
UAE 40th Anniversary of UAE Armed Forces Unification Day 06 May 2014
Cannes Cannes Film Festival 14-26 May 2014
Yemen Unification Day 22 May 2014
Monte Carlo FIA Formula One World Championship 22-25 May 2014
Dubai 35th Anniversary of Al Mawakeb School 23 May 2014
Jordan Independence Day 25 May 2014
Where? Event June
Global Global Day of Parents 01 June 2014
Brazil FIFA World Cup football 12 June - 13 July 2014
England Wimbledon Tennis Championships 23 June - 06 July 2014
Dubai School Summer Term Ends June 27 - 30 (apprx)
Global Ramadan begins 29 June 2014
Dubai Modhesh World June - August 2014
Dubai Dubai Summer Surprises 2014 June - July 2014
Where? Event July
Silverstone FIA Formula One World Championship 04-06 July 2014
Trent Bridge, Nottingham 1st Test - England v India 09-13 July 2014
Brazil FIFA World Cup Football Final 13 July 2014
Iraq Republic Day 14 July 2014
Lord's, London 2nd Test - England v India 17-21 July 2014
Egypt Revolution Day 23 July 2014
Global Eid Al Fitr 28-29 July 2014
Where? Event August
Old Trafford, Manchester 4th Test - England v India 07-11 August 2014
Kennington Oval, London 5th Test - England v India 15-19 August 2014
Where? Event September
Libya Revolution Day 01 September 2014
Qatar Independence Day 03 September 2014
UAE School Winter Term Begins September 2-8 (apprx)
Abu Dhabi Chic Lady 2014 Abu Dhabi 17-20 September 2014
Singapore FIA Formula One World Championship 19-21 September 2014
Saudi Arabia Unification of the Kingdom 23 September 2014
Scotland Ryder Cup 23-28 September 2014
United Arab Emirates UAE Press Freedom Day 25 September 2014
Global World Tourism Day 27 September 2014
Where? Event October
Global Arafat Day 03 October 2014
Dubai Big Boys Toys 2014 03-05 October 2014
Global Eid Al Adha 04-05 October 2014
Global World Teachers’ Day 05 October 2014
Dubai Gitex Shoppers 05-12 October 2014
Global Total Lunar Eclipse 08 October 2014
Dubai Gitex Technology Week 12-16 October 2014
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Film Festival 16-25 October 2014
Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi FIA Formula One World Championship 24-26 October 2014
UAE / GCC Hijri New Year 25 October 2014
Where? Event November
Algeria Revolution Day 01 November 2014
Dubai Public Transport Day - Free ride on RTA transport 01 November 2014
UAE UAE Flag Day 03 November 2014
Sharjah Sharjah International Book Fair 05-15 November 2014
Oman Birthday of Sultan Qaboos 18 November 2014
Sharjah International Automobile Show 25-29 November 2014
Where? Event December
United Arab Emirates 43rd UAE National Day 02 December 2014
UAE School Winter Term Ends 12-19 December 2014 (apprx)
Dubai Dubai International Film Festival 14-21 December 2014
Bahrain National Day 16 December 2014
Qatar National Day 18 December 2014
Global Christmas Day 25 December 2014

Comments
2 Archived Comments
Pratishthit
Archived 3rd Apr 2014, 12:13

Really great calendar. So informative.

Ajay Solanki
Archived 27th Dec 2013, 19:41

Really good, very informative.

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