happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 7 - 9 April
Things To Do For The Weekend 7 - 9 April
Updated on 06 April 2023

If the thought of being sat at home over the weekend sounds like a bore, have no fear, as Discover Dubai is here with the roundup of all the amazing things happening around Dubai over Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

There is nothing more magical than going out on the town with friends and family and making the weekend one that is cherished, with beautiful memories created.

Be it shopping for books at one of the biggest sales in Dubai or attending a comedy show, there is something to suit everyone's fancy, and keep scrolling to find out!

Ilya Sobolev

When 7 April

Where The Theatre at Mall of the Emirates

Ilya Sobolev, the amazing Russian stand-up comedian, is hosting a fun new solo concert called 'The Third' at the Theatre at Mall of the Emirates. Delight in funny jokes that will cover topics ranging from relationships to being a parent. Prices start at Dhs 230.



April Selfdrive Laughter Factory Tour 

When 7 and 8 April

Where Movenpick JBR

Laughter is the best medicine and nothing beats a hilarious comedy show that will keep everyone on the edge of their seats for more! The April Selfdrive Laughter Factory Tour will see a brilliant lineup of amazing comedians, Julian Deane, Ester Manito, Tabarak and Imah. Prices are set at Dhs 160 per person.



Big Bad Wolf Sale

When 7 to 16 April

Where Sound Stages, Dubai Studio City 

Love getting lost in the world of books? This weekend, one of the biggest book sales in Dubai, the Big Bad Wolf Sale is coming back and will offer a choice from over 1 million books with discounts going up to 90%. Entry to the sale is free.



Night Spartan Trail

When 8 April

Where Jebel Ali Racecourse

Avid runners, the Night Spartan Trail is here for all enthusiasts to put their abilities to the test. Enjoy an amazing 10km run, and while competing, take in the amazing view of the Jebel Ali Racecourse. All runners that complete the race will receive a t-shirt and medal. Prices start at Dhs 170.



Easter Egg Hunt

When 8 April

Where Dubai Parks and Resorts

The largest theme park in the Middle East, Dubai Parks and Resorts is celebrating Easter in a fun and exciting way with an egg hunt. Go on a hunt and track down as many eggs from the 100,000 colourful eggs hidden across the park and win amazing prizes, including a stay at Lapita Hotel or entry tickets to Motiongate. Entry is free to all.



Polo Masters Cup

When Till 8 April

Where Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club

The second tournament out of the five as part of the Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series is running this weekend. Enjoy watching some of the biggest names in polo compete against one another. Entry to the event is free to all. 



Ramadan Night Market

When 9 to 18 April

Where Dubai World Trade Centre

Celebrate the Holy Month of Ramadan with a brilliant night market at Dubai World Trade Centre. Running for 10 days, make the most of the market and shop from a wide selection of jewellery, clothes, handicrafts and more. The night market will run from 5pm to 2am, with guests also able to break their fasts at the venue with Iftar and Suhoor. 



Al Marmoom Heritage Festival

When Till 18 April

Where Al Marmoom Heritage Village, Dubai - Al Ain Road

The annual Al Marmoom Heritage Festival is back and will see an amazing celebration of Emirati culture. As camel races are a big part of the traditions, watch the brilliant races take place. The festival will also offer exciting activities like dance performances from around the world, shopping for handicrafts and live music. Entry to the event is free.



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