Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival 2022 in Ras Al Khaimah | Coming Soon in UAE

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Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival (RAKFAF) is an arts festival designed to showcase the work of local and emerging artists, photographers, and filmmakers and engage the community through a diverse calendar of cultural and creative programming.

The 10th edition of the festival is celebrated under the theme ‘The Journey’ highlighting the decade-long run and the country turning 50 years young. The 2022 Festival is scheduled for February 4th – March 31st. More than 150 artists from across the world showcase what this theme means to them through their art. The RAKFAF also includes:

  • 110+ Artworks Exhibited,
  • Themed Weekends,
  • Workshops & Events,
  • Film Screenings,
  • Guided Tours,
  • Activities with pets.


Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival at night

Themed Weekends

Themed Weekends include traditional storytelling, Arabic coffee making, camel rides, and immersive local theatre performances.

Date: last week of February
Location: The National Theatre of Ras Al Khaimah

Workshops & Events

“Draw Your Pet” basic drawing with Perryhan

Basic art workshop to create an original work of art of your beloved pet. Participants will be guided through a step-by-step process of how to create a custom portrait of their pet. We will explore the visual composition of your pet, learning how to draw features such as fur and faces. Using pencils, acrylic, or water-based paints, participants have the free choice to select the medium they would like for creating their very own design.

Date: February 19
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Bayt 4, Al Jazirah Al Hamra

Flower Designs Greeting Cards Online Order

Film Screenings

Vox Cinemas screen documentaries, foreign language, and drama films indoors.

Date: February 25 & March 4
Time: 07:00 PM – 08:00 PM
Location: Vox Cinemas – Al Hamra Mall

Guided Tours

Explore culture and heritage through walking journeys. Wander the historic streets and sample the various flavors of eateries that have been in operation for over 30 years. Experience the urban atmosphere of Ras Al Khaimah.

Al Jazirah Al Hamra Guided Tour

Date: February 19, February 27
Time: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Location: Al Jazira Al Hamra Heritage Village

Old RAK Food & Heritage Tour

Date: February 18, February 26
Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: Ras Al Khaimah Old Town


a woman walking with a dog

Activities with pets

Art Tour with Dogs

Bring your leashed dog for a stroll around the Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival site! This outing gives owners and their pets to take a closer look at some of the 150+ Artworks exhibited in Al Jazirah Al Hamra Heritage Village. Rules to follow: All pets must remain on a leash at all times, please bring water for you and your pet and clean up after your pet. Wear comfortable shoes.

Date: February 19
Time: Tour #1: 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM
⠀⠀⠀⠀Tour #2: 04:30 PM – 05:00 PM
Location: Al Jazira Al Hamra Heritage Village

Doga – (DogYoga)

Chelsee Beyga Fitness and Dog parents UAE is all about community. Building friendships with your pet through yoga is a form of art in its own unique way. A new and unique experience to train and bond with your dog. Fun for the whole family! Please bring your own mat.

Date: February 19
Time: 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Location: Fort, Al Jazirah Al Hamra

See the full list of activities, click here.


Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival is established to bring the community together to celebrate art, create opportunities for cultural exchange, and support the creative and artistic sectors of the emirate. An initiative of the Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research, the Festival is an integral part of the Foundation’s mission is to contribute to the cultural development of Ras Al Khaimah.

Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival 2022 Details

Dates: February 4th – March 31st
Admission: February 2022 – Monday closed
⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm
⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Friday and Saturday: 10 am – 11 pm
⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀March 2022  –   Monday closed
⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Tuesday to Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm
Location: Al Jazirah Al Hamra Heritage Village; Jebel Jais; Open Park on Al Marjan Island
Ticket price: complimentary
Organized by: Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research



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Al Marjan Island - Coming Soon in UAE
Al Marjan Island - Coming Soon in UAE
Al Marjan Island
Al Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah to be the next top tourist attraction. Al Marjan Island is a group of 4 coral-shaped islands in a man-made archipelago located in Ras al-Khaimah, in the Persian Gulf. Located 45 minutes from Dubai, this alcohol-free resort is devoted to serenity and well-being.
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