In its milestone 10th anniversary edition this year, Downtown Design takes place 8-11 November at the Waterfront Terrace in Dubai Design District (d3).

The anchor event of Dubai Design Week, the annual fair brings together thought leaders and decision-makers of the global design stage and hosts a line-up of creative exhibits, installations, keynotes & panel discussions, alongside creative experiences and industry events, every November.

Showcasing international and regional brands, manufacturers and designers, Downtown Design is the Middle East's leading fair for contemporary and high-quality design, and is free to attend for B2B and B2C visitors looking to discover, buy or commission design pieces, latest collections, innovative solutions and limited-edition design from the region and around the world.


Wednesday, 8 November
12:00 - 14:00 Press Preview (Invite only)
14:00 - 18:00 VIP Preview (Invite only)

Thursday, 9 November
12:00 - 20:00 (All Visitors)

Friday, 10 November 
12:00 - 20:00 (All Visitors)

Saturday, 11 November
12:00 - 18:00 (All Visitors)


Downtown Design
d3 Waterfront Terrace, Dubai Design District (d3)
8 – 11 November 2023
Get direction

By Car

Complimentary and contact-less parking is available at d3.

By Taxi

There is a dedicated drop-off point in front of the main entrance to the fair.

Public Transport

The closest metro station is Dubai Mall/Burj Khalifa with an RTA bus on rotation.