happenings this month Things To Do For The Week 23 - 29 December
Things To Do For The Week 23 - 29 December
Updated on 23 December 2021

The last week before the New Year is here and what better way to spend it than by making the most memories to remember the year by. From watching plays to celebrating the festive season, here are some fun things you can do during the upcoming week.

MessFest 2021

When 24 to 30 December

Where OliOli

Get messy at the MessFest with OliOli. The parking lot at OliOli will be transformed and will offer a space to get messy with mud cakes, paint catapults, rainbow pop rockets and more. Five dedicated stations will also be available with a bubble lab, splash mania, paint palooza and other activities for endless excitement. To close all the fun, delight in a show with rainbow fireworks and liquid nitrogen explosions. Entry for one child and one adult is priced at Dhs 156 and will offer access to all OliOli galleries as well.

www.olioli.ae

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Christmas Movie Nights

When Till 26 December 

Where Sauce

Sauce is hosting a fun movie night for the holidays and will screen Christmas movies in a festively decorated setting. On 23 December, watch 'Christmas with the Kranks', 'Home Alone 2' on 24 December, the iconic 'Home Alone' movie on 25 December and the final movie on 26 December with 'The Santa Clause'. The movies will be played at 6pm, 8pm and 10pm. Guests can enjoy flavoured popcorn for Dhs 10, 50% off on seasonal drinks and complimentary cookies for all. 

056-5388388

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The Nutcracker

When 23 to 25 December

Where Dubai Opera

Right in time for Christmas, watch the Russian State Ballet perform an amazing rendition of The Nutcracker. The music for the production will be done by Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky and will feature an orchestra of 30 musicians. The story revolves around Clara who gets a nutcracker from her godfather and at midnight, the house starts transforming.

www.dubaiopera.com

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Aladdin Play

When Till 27 December

Where Theatre by QE2

Watch a fun play take place as Aladdin tries to win Jasmine over while also going up against Abanazer, an evil vizier. Delight in the stunning costume changes and decked out stage.

www.dubai.platinumlist.net

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DSF Drone Light Show

When Till 30 January 2022

Where Bluewaters and The Beach

Enjoy a spectacular drone light show taking place every day from 7pm at Bluewaters and The Beach. Watch three themed shows with two performed daily. The first show will represent a day in the life of the Emirati's from the past to the present with the second highlighting the future of Dubai and the third show using the DSF drones and will showcase a range of themes to celebrate DSF.

www.mydsf.com

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Jo Koy - Funny Is Funny

When 29 December 

Where Coca Cola Arena

Performing for his Funny Is Funny tour, the popular and hilarious comedian Jo Koy, is set to take the stage in Dubai at the Coca Cola Arena. Taking inspiration from his daily life, his set is sure to be a great one that will leave you giggling and laughing.

www.coca-cola-arena.com

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Festive Celebrations at BurJuman

When Till 8 January 2022

Where BurJuman

Celebrate the festive season this year with BurJuman. Look at the stunning 9 metre Christmas tree, delight in fun festive parades and take pictures with Santa Claus. Also, explore the Christmas Village at the atrium from 2pm to 10pm and enjoy doing art and craft, a VR snowball game, snowfall and more.

www.burjuman.com

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Tosca

When 27 to 29 December

Where Dubai Opera

A show by the Russian State Opera, Tosca will explore the story of a couple, Tosca and Cavaradossi. Things take a turn when Cavaradossi is on trial for murder and Tosca has to make a choice. The music is composed by G. Puccini and will feature a live orchestra. 

www.dubaiopera.com

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

When Till 28 December

Where The Theatre at Mall of the Emirates

Watch Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs come to life through a play at The Theatre at Mall of the Emirates. Sing along to the popular songs and watch Lauren J Irwin, Ramon De Ocampo and Laura Anderson perform as Snow White, Prince Charming and the Evil Queen.

www.tickets.virginmegastore.me

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