happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 14 - 16 July
Things To Do For The Weekend 14 - 16 July
Updated on 13 July 2023

The weekend is the perfect time to get that much-needed rest and relaxation and have some fun in the sun in the summer weather.

Dubai is always buzzing with entertainment, from concerts to live shows, and this weekend is no exception.

If on the hunt for some amazing things to do around Dubai, Discover Dubai has got everyone covered.

Modesh World

When Till 27 August 

Where Dubai World Trade Centre

Looking for some family fun? Modesh World is one of the best spots to beat the summer heat while having a blast. Children can enjoy a variety of live entertainment, themed games and learning zones. Delicious dining options are also available to recharge after all the fun. Entry is free.



Dubai Summer Surprises

When Till 3 September

Where Around Dubai

Make the most of the 26th edition of the Dubai Summer Surprises this weekend. Shoppers can enjoy a variety of discounts at malls in Dubai on clothing, makeup, bags, shoes, electronics and more. Live entertainment and exciting raffles with brilliant prizes are also up for grabs.



Stop Counting The Waves Following Me, You Seabirds! Exhibition

When Till 21 July

Where The Third Line, Waterhouse 78 at Alserkal Avenue

The exhibition at Alserkal Avenue by Shabahang Tayyari explores the themes of uniformity, replication, flatness, originality, fiction and exclusivity. By incorporating Persian-Arabic calligraphy along with waves, the exhibition is a great one to visit for art lovers. 



Stange Line Exhibition

When Till 29 July

Where Green Art Gallery, Warehouse 28 at Alserkal Avenue

Created by Iranian-based artist Dorsa Asadi, the exhibition focuses on her experiences of living through the unrest in Iran, through her ceramic pieces. The main characters, twins Elle and Belle, have constantly appeared in her work through the years and can be seen during this exhibition as well. 



Raging Bull Film Screening

When 15 June

Where Cinema Akil

Cinema Akil is screening the 1980s biography film, 'Raging Bull' this weekend. The story follows Jake LaMotta, a middleweight boxing champion, who uses his troubles from his childhood to win in the boxing ring. However, his issues outside the ring come in the way, threatening to destroy the legacy he built. 



Beat The Heat Concert: Wegz and DizzyTooSkinny

When 15 July

Where The Agenda, Dubai Media City

Enjoy a brilliant concert this weekend as part of Dubai Summer Surprises. Egyptian rapper and songwriter Wegz is set to perform with songs including 'El Bakht' and 'Afareet El Asphalt', followed by Dubai-based artist DizzyTooSkinny, performing a variety of genres from hip-hop, R&B and afro beats. Ticket prices start at Dhs 169. 



The Piano Alchemy

When 15 July

Where Theatre of Digital Art, Souk Madinat

Italian-Persian artist, Kiann is set to perform an amazing show that combines classical and electronic music. The composer and producer from Austria will have the audience mesmerised by the sounds of his playing. Prices start at Dhs 200.



Bassem Youssef

When 15 July

Where The Theatre at Mall of the Emirates 

Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef is making his way to Dubai for an amazing show. The writer, surgeon and producer is known for his quick wit and is called the 'Jon Stewart of the Arab World'. Prices start at Dhs 199.



Underwater Yoga

When 15 and 16 July

Where Atlantis The Palm

Kick off the mornings with a lovely one-of-a-kind session at The Lost Chambers Aquarium, Atlantis The Palm. Watch as fish swim past while getting an invigorating workout, that works on strength, flexibility and balance. Prices are set at Dhs 160.



Dreams of Rumi

When 16 July

Where Theatre of Digital Art, Souk Madinat

Enjoy a night centred around the works of poet, scholar and Sufi mystic, Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi. Delight in a brilliant 360-degree show highlighting life challenges, self-discovery to inner peace. Prices start at Dhs 200



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