Sole DXB: The Ultimate Event Guide

Sole DXB combines footwear, fashion and music as Dubai’s only street and urban culture festival

Guides Report
14:00 December 6, 2016
Sole DXB

What is Sole DXB?

Sole DXB is one of Dubai’s coolest urban events offering a lethal dose of contemporary street culture, cut with distinctive Middle Eastern flair.

Sole is actually a communication platform where you can get all your newest and most up to date news when it comes to footwear, fashion, design and alternative culture in The Middle East. Every year and since 2010 they have held their annual Sole DXB event which combines footwear, fashion, music, food and movies.

When is it?

Sole DXB 2017 will take place on December 7,8 and 9.

This year the event gets even wilder, playing host to some of the biggest figures from across street industries, including key figures from music, sneaker, basketball and art scenes. Reflecting this growth, Sole is Dubai’s only street and urban culture festival.

Where is it?

Sole DXB takes place place at d3 (Dubai Design District).

What are the entrance fees?

There is a Dh125 entrance fee per day. Children 12 years old and under are admitted free of charge. You will also have to pay for your experiences once inside.

How can I get there?

Address & Coordinates: Dubai Design District. PO Box: 73000 Dubai.
GPS Lat: 25.18629 Lng: 55.29914

1. Getting there by car

From Shaikh Mohamed bin Zayed Road: Take the Al Ain Road turn off, continue down Al Ain Road in the direction of Dubai, follow the signs that say Jebel Ali/Abu Dhabi, this will loop you around onto Ras al Khor Road, d3 will then appear on your right hand side

From Shaikh Zayed Road (SZR): Take the exit for Burj Khalifa from SZR. Continue down lower Financial Rd toward Business Bay Crossing. Take the right exit for Business Bay Crossing and Oud Metha Rd E66 after Dubai Mall entrances and Al Asayel Street exit (sign posted also for Latifa Hospital). Continue on the loop and remain in the right lane. Take the exit for Dubai Design District

From Al Khail Road: Head northeast on Al Khail Rd E44. Keep right at the fork to stay on Al Khail Rd E44. Take the exit toward Exit 18. Keep left at the fork to continue toward Exit 18. Keep left at the fork to continue toward Exit 18. Continue onto Exit 18. Take the exit. Keep right to exit back onto Ras Al Khor Rd. Keep left at the fork. Dubai Design District will be the first right

From Bur Dubai: Head southwest on Al Ain Rd E66. Take the right entrance into Dubai Design District after the Emarat Petrol Station. This is opposite Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary and before the Ras Al Khor intersection. Continue straight until you reach the North Block

2. Valet Service: There is a valet parking service located between Buildings 11 & 7.There are two different Valet services

The VIP Valet Service ensures your car is parked at the Valet station for prompt retrieval. There is a Dh60 charge for first 3 hours and then a subsequent charge of 20Dhs. per hour for every additional hour.

Standard Valet Service is a 30Dhs. charge for first 3 hours and then a subsequent charge of 10Dhs. per hour for every additional hour

3. Getting there by bus

The bus stop at d3 is located outside Building 6. The RTA operates a bus route from the Dubai Mall Metro Station to d3. Check out the bus schedule here

Check out the events calendar for more details Contact  +971 4 4333000 Location D3 (Dubai Design District) Cost Dh125 per person Dates December 7,8,9

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