Taste of Dubai has been postponed due to coronavirus fears

Taste of Dubai has been postponed due to coronavirus fears

04 Mar 2020

Dubai's food festival has been postponed until the end of the year

The Taste of Dubai food festival that was scheduled to take place next weekend from March 12 - 14, has been postponed due to health concerns about the recent coronavirus outbreak. It is now said to be taking place on the weekend of December 9 - 12. 

Those that have already purchased tickets are advised to reschedule to the new dates in December, or else reimbursed if they are no longer insterested. Those with further questions can also contact Platinum List at helpcentre@platinumlist.net or call (04) 4573 212.

Organisers have said that the postponement is due to the world health concerns regarding the corona virus outbreak, and they are following precautionary measures currently being implemented by the UAE government. They said "We believe this postponement is in the best interests of all participants to ensure we most effectively meet the needs of our clients, and thousands of local and international people of all ages who attend the largest food, music and entertainment event in the city."

Schools will also be closed from Sunday, for four weeks as part of the preventative measures.