happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 16 - 18 June
Things To Do For The Weekend 16 - 18 June
Updated on 15 June 2023

Everyone knows that the weekend is here and the sound of it is magnificent.

With Dubai being the epitome of city life, always buzzing with activity, there is never a shortage of fun things to stay busy over the weekend.

Be it from watching laughter shows to dancing away at concerts, here are some events happening around Dubai.

IWBF Wheelchair Basketball World Championships 2022

When Till 20 June

Where Dubai World Trade Centre

Watch the brilliant IWBF Wheelchair Basketball World Championships 2022 taking place in Dubai this weekend. Over 300 players from Paralympic and world champions, with 16 men's and 12 women's teams playing for the title. The event is free to attend.

www.dubaiparaevents.ae

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Arabeats

When 16 June 

Where Coca-Cola Arena 

The first edition of Arabeats is happening at Coca-Cola Arena. Delight in listening to a variety of genres from pop to hip-hop, with amazing performances from Siilawy, BiGSam, and MUSliM. Prices for the tickets start at Dhs 145.

www.coca-cola-arena.com

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Mind2Mind Connected

When 16 June

Where Theatre at QE2

Enjoy another chance to experience an out-of-this-world show this weekend. Watch James and Marina take the audience on a mind-bending journey. The couple performed on 'Ukraine’s Got Talent' and received the golden buzzer and have also been featured on 'Britain’s Got Talent' as well as 'America’s Got Talent'. Prices start at Dhs 109.

www.dubai.platinumlist.net

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June Selfdrive Laughter Factory

When 16 and 17 June

Where Movenpick JBR 

Make this weekend one filled with laughs with the June Selfdrive Laughter Factory. Enjoy hilarious sets from stand-up comedians, Liz Miele, Khaled Khalafalla and Scott Bennett. Prices for the show are set at Dhs 160.

www.thelaughterfactory.com

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Candlelight: Vivaldi Four Seasons

When 17 June

Where Rixos Premium JBR

Marvel in a magnificent candlelight show this weekend at Rixos Premium JBR. The string quartet, Belle Corde will be performing 'Four Seasons' by Italian composer, Antonio Vivaldi. Prices start at Dhs 150. 

www.feverup.com

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NEOclassica by Arash Behzadi

When 17 June

Where Theatre of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Delight in an immersive experience at the Theatre of Digital Art as Arash Behzadi performs amazing neoclassical piano compositions. The set will take the audience on a journey through passion, love, yearning, heartache and solace. Prices for the show start at Dhs 200.

www.toda.ae

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Health Love UAE

When 17 June

Where Times Square Center Dubai

Running from 10am to 7pm, Health Love UAE is a one-day event dedicated to women's and family health. Enjoy panels on egg freezing, pregnancy, menopause and self-confidence, as well as complimentary health checkups. The event is free to attend.

www.healthloveuae.com

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First Anniversary Celebration at Mohammed Bin Rashid Library

When 17 June

Where Mohammed Bin Rashid Library

In celebration of the first anniversary of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, visitors can participate in a variety of fun activities and workshops. Enjoy performances from the Emirates Youth Symphony Orchestra, workshops in drawing, producing podcasts and iPhone photography, as well as activities like mental games, poetry and singing. The event is free to attend.

www.mbrl.ae

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Mutref Al Mutref, Hams Fekri and DJ Moreb Live

When 17 June

Where Dubai World Trade Centre

Enjoy watching brilliant performances by Arab stars this weekend. Mutref Al Mutref, a celebrated Kuwaiti singer is set to stun the crowds with music from albums including 'Monhak Gharam' and 'Fagdek'. Performing alongside is Hams Fekri, the artist who won the first edition of 'Saudi Idol' this year and DJ Moreb will close the show with an electrifying set. Prices start at Dhs 195.

www.dubai.platinumlist.net

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The Little Mermaid Play

When 17 and 18 June

Where Theatre by QE2

The fantastic fairytale, The Little Mermaid, will be transformed into a play this weekend at Theatre by QE2. Watch the journey of Ariel, a mermaid who longs to live on land and how her story unfolds as she visits Ursula, the sea witch, who steals her voice to give her legs, as she tries to find her true love. Prices start at Dhs 99.

www.dubai.platinumlist.net

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Diverse 

When 18 June

Where Dubai Opera

The Diverse Performing Arts School is hosting a spectacular show this weekend at Dubai Opera. Enjoy listening to tunes with a medley of songs from Missy Elliot, Lady Gaga, Adele and Beyonce. The show will also feature songs from Broadway shows 'Grease' and 'Matilda'. Prices start at Dhs 240.

www.dubaiopera.com

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Ali Al Sayed: Cancel Culture

When 18 June 

Where The Theatre at Mall of the Emirates

Ali Al Sayed, with 15 years of comedy experience is bringing a brilliant performance called 'Cancelled Culture'. The show will explore life as an Arab and Muslim and is sure to be an unmissable one to all those that attend. Prices start at Dhs 150.

www.artforall.ae

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