The Sikka Art Fair is an annual event in Dubai that celebrates the city's creative talents. This year, the festival marks its 11th anniversary and takes place under the new Sikka Art and Design Platform, which supports emerging talent. The festival aims to celebrate the history and vibrance of Al Fahidi, one of Dubai's oldest neighborhoods. It features numerous events dedicated to visual arts, theater, music, and film, with artists from the UAE and the GCC.
At Sikka Art Festival 2023, visitors can expect a variety of exhibitions, workshops, and storytelling sessions to mark the anniversary. There are 13 "Houses of Artists Showcase" to explore, including the Architectural Heritage Society, Tashkeel, and the Al Fahidi Arts & Culture Centre. In addition to these showcases, the festival also features nine indoor and outdoor art installations, six murals, over 150 workshops, 90 activities and screenings for kids, live music performances, and film screenings. Visitors can also enjoy food and beverages from 30 different vendors.