The footwear, music, art and lifestyle festival will take place in Dubai’s Design District…

Calling Dubai’s urban crowd: come out, come out, wherever you are – Dubai’s awesome urban streetwear and hip-hop festival is back this December.

Taking place from Thursday December 5 to Saturday December 7 at Dubai’s Design District (D3), the festival celebrates the very best of footwear, music, art and lifestyle so make sure you dig out your edgiest streetwear as it draws out the coolest of crowds.

Set up in the style of shoeboxes, you’ll be able to shop the latest streetwear and footwear from some huge global sports brands, with DJs, a basketball court and some massive performers expected to be announced.

It’s the eighth year of Sole DXB, which first came to Dubai in 2011 and has proved to be a massive hit amongst Dubai’s urban crowd. Previous years have also seen a number of talks with industry artists, DJs, influencers and graffiti artists so make sure to keep an eye out for the line-up.

In previous years, we’ve seen some globally recognised brands including Nike, Adidas, Puma and Reebok exhibiting at the event with so we’re sure you can expect much the same at 2019’s edition.

Handily taking place the week after payday, you’ll be able to browse everything from clothing to footwear, bags and accessories so make sure your wallet is ready to take the hit. Other exhibiting brands in other years have included Kappa, Levis and Almost Gods.

At the moment, there’s no word on whether a big artist will perform on the Friday, but British grime rapper, Skepta, performed back in 2016, and American rapper, Nas delivering a stellar show in 2018.

Pre-sale tickets are available now via Virgin Megastore, priced at Dhs295 for a weekend pass. From October 22, you’ll be able to get individual day passes for Dhs245, and the weekend pass will increase to Dhs375.

On Thursday evening, there will be a film screening open to all for free. The full schedule for Friday and Saturday is yet to be announced but Sole DXB will be open from 12pm to 10pm.

Sole DXB, Dubai Design District (d3), Thurs Dec 5, 6pm onwards (free), Friday Dec 6 & Sat Dec 7, 12pm to 10pm, from Dhs245.

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