We’re taking over Barasti Beach Club again for the third annual Try Dubai – the UAE’s first and best official gathering for groups, sports clubs and active brands.

Try Dubai is a meet-up style event for newcomers and residents of Dubai who are looking for new activities and hobbies to partake in, giving attendees the opportunity to meet likeminded people.

The event invites companies and clubs throughout the region to set up an activation space displaying their products and services. Attendees will have the opportunity to sign up for activities and clubs.

March 22
10am – 5pm
All ages welcome
Entry Free



  • Get involved
  • Meet new people
  • Browse new activities
  • Get a great deal
  • Sign up


  • Confirm your space
  • Grow brand awareness
  • Set up a stand
  • Boost your database
  • Sign up new clients

Sponsors & Activations

  • Sports academies & clubs
  • Equestrian academies & clubs
  • Sport & leisure vehicles (marine, ATV, etc)
  • New technology & mobile apps
  • Fitness centres/gyms
  • Tourism/operator (adventures, etc)
  • Watersports (paddle boarding, kite surfing)
  • Yacht hire companies
  • Sports equipment (adventure HQ, decathlon)
  • Social societies (book clubs, marathons, etc)
  • Cookery schools
  • Lifestyle brands
  • Lifestyle activities (yoga, dance, ballet, etc)
  • Arts and crafts (painting, drawing, photography, pottery)


  • New expatriates
  • Resident expatriates
  • Millennials
  • Active sports enthusiasts
  • Fitness enthusiasts
  • Adventurers
  • Families

2018 Photos


The world-famous Barasti Beach Bar has always been one of the city’s most vibrant bars – and it’s now better than ever following a huge renovation.

Barasti boasts vast outdoor seating area with views of the sea and the skyline of Dubai Marina, ideally located near popular expat residential locations JLT, Dubai Marina and JBR.

You can valet park for free at Le Méridien Mina Seyahi from Sunday to Thursday from 11AM until 6PM, and taxis are readily available from the pick-up/drop off point outside. In ddition, a multi-storey car park is available and free to use for 24 hours.



General Enquries

Email : events@motivate.ae

Call : +971 4 427 3000

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