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.