happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 28 - 30 July
Things To Do For The Weekend 28 - 30 July
Updated on 27 July 2023

The last weekend of July is here and it is the perfect opportunity to create some amazing memories.

Discover Dubai is here to suggest some brilliant activities from art exhibitions to new releases and classic films at the cinema, to make the weekend one to remember.

Modesh World

When Till 27 August 

Where Dubai World Trade Centre

Modesh World is offering children brilliant entertainment for endless fun. Make the most of family-friendly activities, themed games and learning zones. People can also fuel up on delicious dining options, to make sure the enjoyment does not stop. Entry is free.



Dubai Summer Surprises

When Till 3 September

Where Around Dubai

The weekend is the perfect time to indulge in some retail therapy at the 26th edition of Dubai Summer Surprises. Enjoy deals on clothing, makeup, electronics, shoes and bags. Live entertainment and raffle draws will also be held for shoppers to win amazing prizes.




When Till 22 September

Where FN Designs at Warehouse 26, Alserkal Avenue

FN Designs is hosting an exhibition that showcases the work of Sonu Sultania. The art pieces have a soft touch and will take visitors on a journey through the artist's art, by finding the emotions through the stories a person experiences.




When 28 to 30 July

Where Roxy Cinemas 

Written and directed by Christopher Nolan, the latest movie Oppenheimer, which is making waves in the movie industry, is showing at Roxy Cinemas. Featuring Cillian Murphy, Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr and Emily Blunt, the film follows an American scientist and the role he plays in creating an atomic bomb.



The Jazz Night with Winck

When 28 July

Where Theatre of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Jazz music lovers can make the most of the amazing event happening this weekend at the Theatre of Digital Art. Winck and the band will play soulful tunes from artists like Amy Winehouse, Nina Simone and Adele. Prices start at Dhs 150.



Roman Flügel and Mahyar Parsa Live

When 28 July

Where The Q Underground, Al Barsha Holiday Inn

Running from 10pm to 3am, watch an amazing performance by renowned German performer DJ Roman Flügel and Dubai-based artist Mahyar Parsa, as they play hits from genres like house, techno, electro and experimental sounds. Prices start at Dhs 100.




When 28 July

Where Cinema Akil 

Directed by John Waters, enjoy watching the 1988 release of Hairspray. The story follows Tracy Trunblad, who loves to dance and is selected to join the local teenage dance show, and uses her fame to fight against racial discrimination.



Selfdrive Laughter Factory July Tour

When 29 July

Where Dukes The Palm

Looking to get some laughs in this weekend? The last show of the Selfdrive Laughter Factory July tour is being held at Dukes The Palm and is sure to have all the attendees laughing out loud, with an amazing lineup featuring Adam Bloom, Red Richardson and Michael Fabbri. Ticket prices start at Dhs 160.



Vinyl Souk DXB

When 29 July

Where 25hours Hotel One Central, Trade Centre 2

Music lovers, this is the place to be this weekend. For vinyl record fans, enjoy a meet and greet with local collectors, and shop for records and cassettes from vendors like Analog The Room and India Record Co. From 10pm onwards, visitors can listen to the tunes played by DJ Zag Erlat and DJ Hoffman at Monkey Bar. 



Sounds of Sufi

When 30 July

Where Theatre of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Delight in a one-of-a-kind 360-degree immersive experience at the Theatre of Digital Art, as amazing Sufi artists perform. Fadi Rifaai will also recite poetry to the sounds of the tabla. Prices for the event start at Dhs 180.



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