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About Dubai Food Festival

About Dubai Food Festival

Dubai Food Festival is the largest citywide celebration of food in the Middle East. Held every year, it showcases the emirate's emergence as a gastronomic destination. The festival offers a calendar of exciting food-related events and promotions, highlighting Dubai’s unique food scene, its personalities and world-class dining experiences.

With over 200 nationalities calling the city home, the Dubai Food Festival reveals the diversity and creativity in our culinary offerings, spanning gourmet and avant-garde restaurant concepts to local haunts and hidden gems. The 2019 edition is set to be the best yet with a host of exciting new events and promotions for visitors – from unique dining experiences in the city to limited-edition coffee flavours, get ready to discover the foodie side of Dubai from 21 February to 9 March.

Dubai Food Festival is organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM). It is part of a larger strategy to develop a year-round programme of citywide festivals that contributes to the growth of tourism and retail sectors in Dubai.