WWE star Eva Marie captioned this Instagram post on December 22: “Our last dinner here in #Dubai with the crew before heading back to the states us #HandshakeTour #WWE #Grateful”
American music star Jermaine Dupri posted this snap of himself on Instagram, wearing national dress. From the Gold Souk in Old Dubai, he captioned the shot: “When in AE”.
Filipino boxing World Champion Manny Pacquiao visited Provedore restaurant at Dubai’s Sunset Mall, Saturday November 7, for a private lunch . He was accompanied by his family and friends.
Dubai-based rapper Two Tone posted this stunning picture of the city’s skyline adding the caption: “Good night from #Dubai”
Sportsman, Shane Warne, wrote on Instagram October 28:
“Morning Dubai, working today but hopefully have a bowl with Yasir Shah Thursday & Friday before heading to NY for the #cricketallstars”
Will Smith was in Dubai on Monday October 26 and shared a snap of himself with wife Jada Pinkett in front of the Burj Al Arab.
Trevor Noah posed for this snap with Dave Chappelle outside his gig venue at SkyDive Dubai on October 24
The Atlantis The Palm team shared this snap of British ex-footballer David Beckham in town dining at Nobu restaurant on September 29.
24-year-old professional snowboarder Jamie Anderson shared a snap by the Burj Al Arab. The American sportswoman captioned the image:
‘I woke up in |~ D U B A I ~| Yoga and morning swim at this beach! #thankful #travel #culture #learn #love #mydubai’
British rapper Dappy was excited to get a bit of sun upon arrival in the emirate. Accessorised with a sunshine emoji, the forer NDubz member captioned a picture of him leaving his car: ‘TouchDown!! Dubai!!! ☀️ @ukreason’
Disney actress-and-singer and former ‘Austin & Ally’ star Laura Marano’s mother Ellen posted this shot of her taking part in a Desert safari on Tuesday evening. She captioned the shot: ‘Laura with a falcon!’
Supermodel Chanel Iman struck a pose on the sand as she enjoyed the Dubai sun on August 2. She captioned the shot: ‘Dubai #summer’
Houston Rockets basketball player Dwight Howard was thrilled to meet a fellow sportsman in Dubai at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel on July 30. He captioned this shot: ‘With the great @amirkingkhan. Awesome person and great fighter. We both have the same bday dec 8. I'm 1985 he's 1986. Enjoy your vacation bro. #positivevibes’
Former JLS singer Aston Merrygold was overjoyed as he played a secret gig at The Act Dubai on July 28. He tweeted: ‘So much love in the room tonight! Thank you @nova100 #NovasRedRoomGlobalTour can't wait for Oz next week! Big up @RudimentalUk #GetStupid’
British boxer Amir Khan thanked staff at new restaurant Jean-Georges Dubai for hosting him on July 26. He tweeted: ‘Thanks to @jgdubai @chefjgu @fsdubai #fourseasons #mydubai’
Tyrese Gibson shared the great vehicle he was being hooked up with in the emirate on July 22. The Fast & Furious actor posted on Instagram: ‘DUBAI - #WheelsUp - shout to Thanks again for supporting #TheLouisStewartCollection @mrlouisstewart my swag levels just went UP!!!’
Bridesmaids and Pitch Perfect actress Rebel Wilson made a joke about being on a diet in Dubai on July 19 as she enjoyed a desert safari. She captioned her Twitter picture: ‘No sugar today but plenty of desert x #Dubai #luxuryfalconry’
Khloe Kardashian showed how much she loves Dubai on May 25 2015 as she posted a heart emoji caption while posing for a picture in her Atlantis The Palm hotel suite.
Fresh Prince of Bel Air star DJ Jazzy Jeff returned to the emirate showed how much he loves the people here with this epic picture post: “15k people selfie at Baristi Beach in Dubai...Amazing Night!!! #VinylDestination”
Paris Hilton was so thrilled to be in the emirate that she started snapping away as soon as she landed. She wrote alongside her Instagram photo: “Just landed in Dubai. So happy! Love it here!
Anne Curtis used the Downtown Dubai backdrop as her canvas to create this pretty picture in the city. She captioned the shot: “My #ANNEsemble today is from @vaniaromoff's latest collection. Instantly fell in love with this romantic tandem as soon as I saw it. #AnneCStyle #AnnesJourneyAt30 #Dubai #ThisIsItDubai #ANNEventures”
British actress Michelle Keegan enjoyed her hen party in Dubai. She was joined by various celebrity friends at Nasimi Beach, Atlantis The Palm.
Jessie Ware was thrilled to meet the cast of TOWIE at Dubai’s Blended festival. She wrote alongside her Instagram picture: “Life is MADE!!!! Met the crew!! Mallet, Jess, Georgia, Arg and Lyds!! THEY FELT LIKE MY FAMILY!!!”
Kasabian took some time out on the beach following Blended festival. They captioned a shot with camels in the background: “Thanks #Dubai. Ace night x”
Nico and Vinz wrote alongside a snap of themselves on screen at Blended festival: “Great crowd today in Dubai! Blended festival was dope! Thanks for having us #nicoandvinz #dubai”
Gary Beadle from Geordie Shore posted a picture of himself with TOWIE’s James Argent and Tommy Mallett. He captioned the shot: “Dubai calm before the storm...”
Tommy Mallett from TOWIE shared a snap of himself and his partner checking out the aquarium at the Atlantis Hotel on Palm Jumeirah
Reality star and businesswoman Sam Faiers shared a snap of herself enjoying Budha Bar in Dubai with her partner. She simply captioned the shot: “#holiday”
French Montana returned to Dubai showing his Instagram fans just how fast-paced the city is prior to his appearance at VIP Room. He simply captioned this shot: “#Dubai”
Cricket star Shane Warne came to play at one of the best golf holes in the world. He captioned his shot on the course: “Some early morning practise for this weeks #iconscup in Dubai. Starting to strike them well, short game, short game, short game !!!!! Now time to take my son @jackson_warne18 to footy... #titleist”
Irish comedian Jason Byrne simply can’t get enough of pool time on his trip to Dubai. He wrote on Twitter: “In Dubai @McGettigansPub on Thursday night, can't wait, meanwhile here's a pic of a lovely pool...@ericlalor!!”
Boxer David Haye loves that Dubai’s warm weather is keeping him inspired for his health detox. He posted on Twitter: “Keeping up with my @BooTeaUk Teatox in the sun. #Spon”
TOWIE star and British model Joey Essex returned to the city and had this to say in April: “Last night was good. Dubai is rocking right now”
Also attending the Beach Polo Cup, former TOWIE star Lucy Mecklenburgh came here to work on an exciting project. She posted on Instagram: “Private BBQ at @zerogravitydubai today!! I love this @melissaodabash beach dress #Dubai #Sun #Work #Play #BBQ #Holiday”
American rapper Tyga met his namesake while in the UAE. He posted on Twitter: “TygaTyga #DubaiKingin”
French footballers Paul Pogba and Nicolas Anelka continued to party next door after hitting the dance floor at Pacha Ibiza Dubai following their dinner and a show. The venue posted on Instagram: “It was a great honour to host professional football stars Paul Pogba and Nicolas Anelka at our sister-venue @friouldubai after experiencing dinner and show at PACHA Ibiza Dubai #pachadining #pachaibizadubai #friouldubai”
One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson partied Movida Dubai on his stop to play the biggest concert the UAE has ever seen. evgenykuzindxb Posted: About last night @movidadubai @louist91 @onedirection @katrinakuzina #mydubai #uae #dubainightlife
Former Hollyoaks actress Gemma Merna wrote about the highlight of her stay in Dubai: “Had the best day at the World Cup Races in Dubai with @ianminton thank you @grosvenorhouse just Amazing!! and thank you for crowning me most Glamour Girl
Actress Denise Van Outen posted about how much she enjoyed the races, writing on Instagram: “Dubai World Cup @grosvenorhouse @officialclancy best day out
Beauty queen Danielle Lloyd clearly had fun clubbing. She wrote: “Me and @missjtennant having it in @cirquedubai love my life in the ball pool #legs”
Former Made In Chelsea star Hugo Taylor visited Dubai to promote his sunglasses brand Taylor Morris at British Polo Day.
He captioned a shot of his time at Dubai Equestrian Club: “One of my best friends @roxienafousi and I today @britishpoloday xx”
Blogger Rosie Nafousi channelled her inner movie star by sharing this snap of herself in the desert.
She wrote: “My Thelma & Louise moment (or as I thought it was - Selma & Louise) wearing the @taylormorrisldn 'Saratoga' lenses. @britishpoloday @landrovermena @platinumheritage photos by @samuelmchurchill”
Former One Direction dancer Danielle Peazer had a fabulous day riding camels in Dubai.
She captioned her Instagram shot: “Me and @majella_fitz made some new friends today .... It was EPIC
Kylie Minogue enjoyed a moment on the sand ahead of her Dubai World Cup concert. She captioned an Instagram shot: “Yum....YUM!!!! Best meal in the desert!”
Liverpool FC’s Jose Enrique took a break after his football team’s loss to Manchester United on Sunday.
He captioned the shot: “Amazing Dubai. Really enjoy it. The weather is amazing :))”
Hollyoaks actress Stephanie Waring couldn’t help but post multiple pictures from her time here with her soap co-stars. Check out this proud selfie with the skyline. She wrote: “Here's some more #dubai”
Pretty Little Liars actress Shay Mitchell shared this photo of herself having a ball doing Sky Dive Dubai. The stunning image previews a video she made in the UAE: “When in Dubai... Video coming soon. #YouTubeShay”
Drake achieved a life goal by arriving in Dubai and got straight down to business with some watersports. “Iron Mayne,” he captioned this snap.
Little Mix finally got to embrace their fans in the UAE and showed how grateful they were for Dubai welcoming them with open arms. They wrote: “So nice to finally meet some of our Mixers in Dubai. Perrie
Michael Buble thinks the Dubai Fountains give Las Vegas’ Bellagio Fountains a run its money. He wrote: “My first night in beautiful Dubai, overlooking the highest fountain in the world !! #mydubai #MBworldtour”
Former TOWIE star Joey Essex proved that Dubai is a remedy for the Monday blues when he posted a snap while here for an appearance at Movida. He wrote: “Monday's ain't so bad #Dubai #Daboo”
August Alsina clearly didn’t have the hump on his trip to Dubai when came for an appearance at People By Crystal. He wrote: “The hustle landed me in Dubai. Who would've thought! #YunginCultured”
We love it when massive stars from music, film and sport come and visit Dubai. It sometimes seems hardly a week goes by when somebody rolls into town for a headline gig, private concert or just a holiday.
But it seems the celebs are loving it just as much as us if they’re loving being here too. At least if their social media posts are to be believed. Time Out takes a look at the updates shared by some of the celebrities of the year so far to see what they had to say about Dubai.
Kiesza wrote after playing RedFestDxB: 'A cool little memory from #Dubai after #RedFestDXB #camel'
Dan from Bastille wrote: Tallest building in the world right now... And we're outta here.
He seemed far from ‘Overjoyed’ to see the world’s tallest building. Thankfully the band were all smiles by the time they got onto the RedFestDxB stage and blasted out a medley of hits at Media City
GRL got into the Arabian spirit after playing RedFestDxB by dressing for the sandy landscape.
They wrote alongside their picture: 'Desert chic in Dubai'
Rixton couldn't get enough of the beautiful desert on their trip when they played RedFest.
They captioned the shot: 'Needs no filter. Mind blown.'
Ella Eyre: visited a celeb favourite restaurant at Pier 7.
She wrote: 'stunning way to end our dubai experience with @simonrim at his incredible restaurant @thescenedubai'
Steve Aoki got to see the Palm Islands from above in this popular activity celebs who visit Dubai often dare to do.
He wrote: 'Weeeeeee!!! I'm a bird! #neonfuture @skydivedubai'
Rochelle Humes took a break from her busy life with The Saturdays to enjoy time here when her former JLS star husband Marvin Humes had a DJ gig.
She captioned her shot: 'I'm known for loving a bath but this has topped any I've had before...THANK YOU @atlantisthepalm #underwatersuite #unreal #dontwanttoleave.'
Ameriie went all over the Middle East but it was clear Dubai was one of her favourite places to show off her singing talent.
She captioned her image: 'It was amazing Dubai!'
Iggy Azalea got her crew to dress in white for her gig, taking full advantage of the warm Dubai weather at this time of year.
She wrote next to her Instagram picture: '#RedFest thanks for having me dubai you're awesome.'
Kid Ink was obviously impressive with how my energy the Dubai crowds had when he played RedFestDxB.
He said:'Dubai was lit!! #RedFestDXB'
Wilkinson joked that he'd be ditching a car in favour of this ride to perform at RedFestDxB. He wrote: 'Heading to the festival tonight on a camel. Low emissions and great mpg.'
The Script: couldn’t help but declare their love for the emirate while getting ready to perform for fans. They posted ion Instagram: ‘Soundcheck in this epic city #Dubai #TheScriptFamily #TheScriptNSWSTour’
Cris Cab made time to visit the UAE despite his jam-packed schedule. He wrote: ‘Dubai✈️ATL✈️LAX Got A Whole Day Of Traveling Ahead Of Me. Thank You Dubai For Your Amazing Energy And Love! #Mydubai’
Tinashe got stuck into the active lifestyle before playing RedFest 2015. She wrote: ‘Water sports