happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 3 - 5 March
Things To Do For The Weekend 3 - 5 March
Updated on 02 March 2023

Talk of the weekend is always good enough to put a smile on anybody's face. 

With it right within our grasp, the only thing more exciting than the actual weekend is the anticipation building up to it.

This weekend has a multitude of amazing activities and events taking place around Dubai, from comedy performances to art exhibitions, and if you need some help with planning what to do, then look no further.

Diego El Cigala

When 3 March

Where Dubai Opera

Dubai Opera is bringing an amazing show by Diego El Cigala. Delight in listening to amazing Spanish flamenco music, with the highly renowned artist performing songs including 'Soledad', 'Quiereme', 'Color Esperanza 2020', 'Moreno Soy' and more. Prices for the concert start at Dhs 295.



Candlelight: A Tribute To Queen

When 3 and 4 March

Where Queen Elizabeth 2, Port Rashid

Queen fans, this is your chance to enjoy a special tribute to the legendary group. Having made their name in the 1970s, the programme will feature top hits, including 'Bohemian Rhapsody', 'We Are The Champions', 'Crazy Little Thing Called Love' and more. Prices start at Dhs 150.



March Selfdrive Laughter Factory

When 3 and 4 March

Where Movenpick JBR

Make the first week of the month a special one with the Selfdrive Laughter Factory tour. Called 'Axis of Insanity', the shows will feature hilarious sets from comedians Ahmed Ahmed, Chris Forbes and Rick Kiesewetter. Prices are set at Dhs 160.




When 3, 4 and 5 March

Where Coca-Cola Arena and Dubai Opera

The amazing InClassica International Music Festival, is perfect for classical music enthusiasts to enjoy a variety of performances. Held over two venues, on 3 March at Coca-Cola Arena, a brilliant pianist will perform, and the Dubai Opera performances on 4 and 5 March will see two amazing violinists perform. Prices start at Dhs 75.



Art Dubai

When 3 to 5 March 

Where Madinat Jumeirah

Enjoy a brilliant three-day event dedicated to all things art. Held at Madinat Jumeirah, the 16th edition of the event will display the works of 400 artists from 40 countries, from contemporary to modern pieces. Children aged five to seven can also enjoy a series of interactive workshops. Ticket prices start at Dhs 90.



Atif Aslam

When 4 March

Where Coca-Cola Arena

Indian music lovers, this is your chance to enjoy the talents of Atif Aslam. The popular composer and artist will perform alongside Firdaus Orchestra, an all-women orchestra consisting of 23 different nationalities. Delight in classics, including 'Pehli Dafa', 'Rafta Rafta', 'Dil Diyan Gallan' and more. Prices start at Dhs 140.



Black Coffee Live

When 4 March

Where White Beach Dubai, Atlantis Dubai

If you are looking for a night to enjoy amazing Afropolitan house music, White Beach Dubai, Atlantis Dubai is a great place to be at as DJ Black Coffee is set to perform. The artist has put on shows at some of the biggest music festivals in the world, including Coachella and Tomorrowland. Playing alongside him are DJ Paul Sveenson and DJ Fredrick Stone. Prices start at Dhs 400.



The Study Abroad Expo Tour

When 4 March

Where Crowne Plaza, Sheikh Zayed Road

Looking to study abroad and are confused with all the options available? The Study Abroad Expo Tour by IDP Education is coming to Dubai and will have various universities from around the UK, Ireland, New Zealand and Australia, where parents and children can talk to specialists, get answers to their questions, and shortlist their top picks.



Ballet Icons Gala

When 4 March

Where Dubai Opera

If you are a fan of watching brilliant ballet performances, then the Ballet Icons Gala is a great one to check out. Delight in a series of performances from some of the biggest ballet companies, including Royal Ballet, Paris Opera Ballet, Dutch National School and more. Prices start at Dhs 300.



Fireman Sam Live! Saves The Circus

When 4 and 5 March 

Where The Theatre at the Mall of the Emirates

Get ready to sing and dance away with the popular British television show, Fireman Sam. The show will follow Norman Price, who joins a visiting circus after his friends leave, and sees Fireman Sam coming to the rescue. Prices start at Dhs 135.



Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Championships

When Till 4 March

Where Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Stadium

Tennis fans assemble and enjoy the last weekend of the Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Championships. Watch internationally renowned tennis players compete, as the ATP 500 men's competition winner is decided, with the semi-finals held at 3pm and 7pm on 3 March followed by the finals on 4 March. Prices for tickets start at Dhs 55.



Sikka Art and Design Festival

When Till 5 March

Where Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood

Art lovers and creatives, the Sikka Art and Design Festival is one to check out this weekend definitely. Enjoy the amazing artworks from local and international artists, as well as live music performances and interactive workshops. Entry to the event is free to all.



Dubai International Boat Show

When Till 5 March

Where Dubai Harbour

If you are a big boat fan, then Dubai International Boat Show is one event to be at this weekend. Enjoy getting an up-close look to some amazing boats, from luxury super yachts and the finest leisure crafts. Prices start at Dhs 30.



Alserkal Art Week

When Till 5 March

Where Alserkal Avenue

The creative destination, Alserkal Avenue, is bringing a series of unique exhibitions and pop-ups, perfect for art enthusiasts to enjoy. View works by local and international artists, listen to experts from the industry share their insights and enjoy film screenings. 



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