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Where to Celebrate Holi in Dubai 2024

Here's where to celebrate the festival of colors in Dubai

Holi in Dubai 2024

Holi, renowned as the festival of colors, is just around the corner. Its spirited and vivacious ambiance draws people from diverse backgrounds together in celebration. This festival amalgamates age-old customs with lively music, dance, and a riot of colors, radiating joy and spreading happiness far and wide.

This year, the festival falls on Monday, March 25th. Here’s where to head if you’re seeking places to celebrate Holi in Dubai this year.

Holi in Dubai 2024

Bombay Brasserie

One of the highlights of Holi celebrations is indulging in a sumptuous feast, and Bombay Brasserie promises to deliver just that. Whether you have a preference for vegetarian or non-vegetarian cuisine, this restaurant offers a diverse array of dishes to satisfy your palate.

Holi in Dubai 2024

The menu showcases delights such as samosa rose dahi bhalla, pani puri, and sev papdi chaat, along with traditional homemade sweets and refreshing festive mocktails. As a gesture of gratitude, guests will receive commemorative takeaway gifts, and for those eager to capture moments, a Holi-themed photo booth will be at their disposal.

Dhs250. Sat Mar 23- Mon Mar 25, 6pm-midnight (Sat Mar 23), 12.30pm-3pm and 6pm-midnight (Sun Mar 24) and 12.30pm-pm (Mar 25). Bombay Brasserie, Taj Dubai. @bombaybrasseriedubai, Tel: (0) 4 438 3222.

Dhaba Lane

For an affordable Holi celebration, head to Dhaba Lane and join the Rang De Holi festivities. Indulge in gujiya sweets and delicious thandhai, a must-have milk-based drink flavored with rose petals, dry fruits, and spices.

Where to Celebrate Holi in Dubai 2024

How about enjoying complimentary Holi special delicacies? Dhaba Lane goes the extra mile by offering complimentary chilled thandhai shots throughout the day. But that’s not all. Every festivity demands something sweet, and here you can enjoy Holi-themed gujiya sweet treats, crafted from traditional recipes, priced at Dhs15 for a set of 2.

Free (thandai); Dhs15 (2 pieces of gujiya). Sun Mar 24-Mon Mar 25. Dhaba Lane Karama (043583554), Garhoud (042237233), JLT ( (0549994251) and Al Nahda (56 822 8300).

Bombay Bungalow

Bombay Bungalow presents an exclusive, limited-edition feast crafted especially for Holi. Priced at Dhs149 for two, this specially curated menu is available for both lunch and dinner from March 21st to 25th.

Where to Celebrate Holi in Dubai 2024

Indulge in a variety of sweet and savory snacks, including coconut gujiya, mohanthal, and the popular street delicacy, imariti. On the savory side, savor palak patta chaat, crunchy chakli, paneer pakora, dhai ki seekh, special soya chaap mandi, and refreshing thandai. Choose from two enticing flavors of lassi – beetroot or mango pista.

Bombay Bungalow, The Beach, JBR, Mar 21 to 25, 8am to 12am, Dhs145 for two, Tel: (800) 692 8779.

Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers

Engross yourself in the Holi spirit with a vibrant yoga experience at Taj. This Sunday, March 24th, Taj is hosting an event starting at 4 pm. The event begins with a warm welcome followed by a color-themed yoga session, incorporating color visualization meditation linked to different chakras. Afterward, enjoy a 30-minute sound healing session to complete the experience.

Free (colour yoga event). Sun Mar 24, 4pm-5pm. 44th Floor, Taj JLT, Dubai (04 574 1111).

Chutney’s Restaurant

Chutney’s Restaurant presents an exquisite Royal Thali priced at Dhs120 for Holi celebrations. This specially curated thali by renowned chef Rasheed Quraishi boasts a delectable array of dishes, featuring delights such as murg tikka hussaini, mutton do pyaza, dahi bhalla, palak paneer, and more. Indulge your sweet tooth with traditional treats like gujiya and motichoor laddoos.

Where to Celebrate Holi in Dubai 2024

Dhs120, Chutney’s Restaurant, Movenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai, Oud Metha, Mar 24 and 25, 12pm to 3pm, Tel: (0) 4 336 6000.

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Holi Music Mantra, April 11

If you’re seeking a musical Holi celebration, Zabeel Park’s lush greenery will transform into a kaleidoscope of colors on April for this belated Holi Celebration. This cultural extravaganza will animate the park’s amphitheater with desi food stalls, an abundance of Holi colors, and musical performances.

Holi in Dubai 2024

Three contestants from the reality show Indian Idol, alongside a lineup of DJs, will entertain guests throughout the day. Children under the age of 10 enter for free.

From 10am; tickets from AED 45 per person. Book tickets here.