happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 17 - 19 March
Things To Do For The Weekend 17 - 19 March
Updated on 16 March 2023

Did you have plans to spend the entire weekend resting in your favourite pyjamas but now have a sudden urge to hit the town and explore?

When in Dubai, there is never a shortage of various things to do, be it dancing to the music from your favourite artist, to dog-friendly events.

Keep scrolling for some amazing events happening this weekend.

Majid Al Mohandis Live

When 17 March

Where Coca-Cola Arena

The Iraqi singer and composer, Majid Al Mohandis is coming to Coca-Cola Arena for a spectacular performance. The one-day-only concert will take you on a journey with amazing Arabic music including 'Tendadeek', 'Bedoon Asmaa', 'Al Fatena' and more. Prices start at Dhs 295.

www.coca-cola-arena.com

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Ralph Nasr and Demi Riquisimo Live

When 17 March

Where Honeycomb Hi-Fi, Pullman Downtown Dubai

Spend your Friday dancing the night away to the amazing beats from top DJ's Ralph Nasr and Demi Riquisimo. DJ Ralph Nasr will play brilliant disco and house tunes at 8.30pm, with DJ Demi Riquisimo playing italo-house beats at 11pm. Prices start at Dhs 350.

www.honeycombhifi.com

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Essentials Exhibition

When Till 18 March

Where Mazaya Shopping Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road

Art enthusiasts, if you are looking for a new exhibition to check out, delight in marvelling at the works of Nigerian artist, Jude Olotu. The limited edition exhibition features contemporary art where reality is questioned. The exhibition is open to all.

www.excelsignature.com

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Dubai Challenge Cup

When Till 18 March

Where Al Habtoor Polo Club

The fourth tournament in the Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series is set to be held this weekend. Enjoy watching an exhilarating match unfold with some of the best international polo players and teams. Entry is free to all.

www.alhabtoorpoloresortandclub.com

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Sharmila Dance Extravaganza

When 17 to 19 March

Where The Theatre at Mall of the Emirates

The 22nd edition of the annual Sharmila Dance Extravaganza is back and will see spectacular performances by dancers of all ages. With a variety of dance genres covered, the show is sure to be one for dance enthusiasts to attend. Prices start at Dhs 170.

www.artforall.ae

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Mai Dubai Community Run

When 18 March

Where The Ripe Market, Umm Suqeim

The final race from the five-part series of runs is being held this weekend at The Ripe Market. Lace up your running shoes and choose from 2.5km, 5km and 10km, open to all ages and abilities. Entry fees for the race start at Dhs 100, with runners able to register till 17 March at noon. Those interested can still watch the race and cheer the runners on.

www.hopasports.com

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Demi Lovato Live

When 18 March

Where Coca-Cola Arena

Get ready for an electric performance by Demi Lovato this weekend. The Grammy-nominated performer is known for amazing hits including 'Cool for the Summer', 'Sorry Not Sorry', 'Skyscraper' and more. Prices start at Dhs 195.

www.coca-cola-arena.com

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An Evening with the late John Cleese

When 18 March

Where Dubai Opera

Spend your Saturday laughing away with the hilarious John Cleese. The 83-year-old English comedian, actor, screenwriter and producer is set to share funny quips from his life and career. Prices for the show start at Dhs 235.

www.dubaiopera.com

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The Script Live

When 18 March

Where Dubai Media City Amphitheatre

This weekend, sing along to the amazing tunes of the iconic rock band, The Script. The three-piece band of Danny O'Donoghue, Mark Sheehan and Glen Power, will perform top hits from 'Hall of Fame', 'Breakeven', 'Superheroes', 'The Man Who Can't Be Moved' and more. Prices start at Dhs 349.

www.mcgettigans.com

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WrestleFest DXB

When 18 March

Where Warehouse 4, Al Quoz

If you are an avid wrestling enthusiast, WrestleFest DXB is the place to be this Saturday. From arm breakers to choke slams, get ready to witness it all, as professional wrestlers go up against one another. Prices start at Dhs 60.

www.wrestlefestdxb.ae

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Gymnastika Cup

When 18 and 19 March

Where Al Nasr Sports Club

If watching amazing gymnasts perform is something you enjoy, then head down to Al Nasr Sports Club for an amazing event. The two-day event will see Tokyo 2022 Olympic winners, Alina Harnasko and Anastasia Salos as well as 500 gymnasts from 15 countries perform. Prices start at Dhs 20.

www.gymnastikauae.info

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Dubai Feastival

When 18 and 19 March

Where The Square at ISD, Dubai Sports City

Looking for an event to take your dog to? The Dubai Feastival is one to check out this weekend, making it the perfect outing for dogs and owners. Enjoy listening to live bands and DJ's perform, multiple dining options, a mini market to shop local and free dog training workshops. Entry is priced at Dhs 70, and is free to children aged 12 and under.

www.dubai.platinumlist.net

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Bahor

When 19 March

Where Dubai Opera

Performing in Dubai for the first time, get excited to see Bahor, the amazing state dance troupe from Uzbekistan, put on a great show. The one-night-only show will see a magnificent performance highlighting the rich Uzbek history. Prices start at Dhs 90.

www.dubaiopera.com

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Baby Bazaar

When 19 March

Where Times Square Center, Sheikh Zayed Road

As children age, they grow out of their clothes and toys, and if you are looking for a space to let someone else love these items, then the Baby Bazaar is the place to check out this weekend. While visiting, browse through a variety of items of good quality, without the hefty price tag. The event is free to all.

www.babybazaar.org

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