RiSE Festival Dubai will now happen in 2020

The international debut of the world’s biggest lantern festival is planned for next February

RiSE Festival Dubai will now happen in 2020

The world’s biggest music and lantern festival RiSE Festival Dubai will officially happen next year, and it plans to make its grand debut in February 7, 2020.

Previously set to be Friday November 8, the lantern festival from the Mojave Desert in Las Vegas still doesn’t have an exact set date, but hopes to make its huge international debut in February.

“RiSE is a large production and we are meticulous about getting every little detail perfect so that your experience is as magical as possible,” a post from the organisers stated.

“This additional planning has required us to find a new window in a very busy events calendar in Dubai, and we will be announcing our date in the coming weeks.”

The event has sold out every year since it was first held in 2014 and has been attended by more than 100,000 people – celebrities included.

The organisers promise all lanterns will be 100 percent biodegradable and will be retrieved from the surrounding desert area along with any pre-existing litter that is found, post-event.

We’ll have a lot longer to wait for the festival now, but in the meantime, there are plenty of things to do in Dubai to keep you occupied. Check them all out right here.

As always, watch this site for further updates.
Set to launch February 7, 2020 (date may change). Al Qudra Desert, Dubai, risefestival.ae.

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