happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 4 - 6 August
Things To Do For The Weekend 4 - 6 August
Updated on 03 August 2023

Dubai is the perfect spot to enjoy a variety of activities and events, for both tourists and residents alike.

Discover Dubai has listed some activations taking place around the city, from performances to opportunities for the ultimate shopping spree, to make this weekend one to remember,

Modesh World

When Till 27 August 

Where Dubai World Trade Centre

Families with children can make the most of summer at Modesh World. The indoor entertainment area at Dubai World Trade Centre is hosting a series of fun activities from themed games, learning zones and interactive activities to enjoy. Dining offers are also available to recharge after having a blast. Entry is free.



Dubai Summer Surprises

When Till 3 September

Where Around Dubai

The 26th edition of Dubai Summer Surprises is the right time to seize the opportunity and enjoy a shopping spree. Shop from a variety of deals on furniture, clothing, home decor, shoes, electronics and more. To add to the excitement, live entertainment and raffle draws will be hosted, where people can be in with a chance to win brilliant prizes.



Dubai Sports World

When Till 10 September

Where Dubai World Trade Centre

Looking for ways to stay fit despite the summer heat? Dubai Sports World is the place to visit, where fitness enthusiasts can explore a variety of sports from cricket, padel tennis and badminton, at over 40 courts and pitches. Group classes and a gym are also available for visitors to use. 



Made In Tashkeel

When Till 11 October

Where Tashkeel at Warehouse 58, Alserkal Avenue

Visitors can enjoy a one-of-a-kind art display at Tashkeel, to mark its 15th anniversary. The exhibition is a collection of art pieces in various modes from members, workshop instructors, participants and recent exhibitors. 



Fourth Birthday at The Irish Village

When 4 August

Where Irish Village, Studio One Hotel

The Irish Village in Studio City is celebrating its 4th birthday this weekend, and is marking the occasion with an unmissable deal. Guests can sip on hops, grape and drinks for Dhs 25 each, and also enjoy amazing live music to stay entertained from 5pm till late. 



Zeina and Omar Fayyad Live

When 4 August 

Where The Q Underground, Al Barsha Holiday Inn

Make this weekend a fun one and head down to The Q Underground for an event that is sure to keep everyone on their feet and dancing. The event will feature DJ Zeina and Omar Fayyad as they take the stage to play amazing electronic music. Prices start at Dhs 100.



The Age of Innocence Film Screening

When 4 August 

Where Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue

Directed by Martin Scorsese, enjoy watching the 1993 drama, 'The Age of Innocence' at Cinema Akil. The story revolves around Newland Archer who is engaged to May Welland. After May's cousin Countess Olenska, who is separated from her abusive husband, comes to visit, things change as Newland and the Countess fall in love.



Lee Jong Suk Fan Meeting

When 5 August

Where The Agenda, Dubai Media City 

South Korean actor Lee Jong Suk is making his way to Dubai this weekend, and fans can enjoy seeing the star in person. The fan meeting started in Hong Kong, and will cover 11 cities around the world, including Dubai as one of the stops. Ticket prices start at Dhs 550. 



Baby Bazaar

When 5 August

Where Times Square Center

Baby Bazaar, the market made by Mums, for Mums, is back this weekend. As children grow out of their outfits quickly, parents can enjoy shopping and selling pre-loved baby clothes and items, without paying full price. 



Avalon Live

When 5 August

Where Zero Gravity, Dubai Marina

Avalon, one of the leading music artists in the trance scene is set to perform this weekend at Zero Gravity. The artist has reached number one on the Beatport Top 100, and has performed at amazing music festivals including Tomorrowland, Burning Man and Sunburn. Prices start at Dhs 99. 



Boogie Box

When 5 August 

Where Monkey Bar at 25hours Hotel Dubai One Central, Trade Centre 2

DJ Spencer Parker is making his way to Monkey Bar this weekend, to play amazing house and disco music. Also performing alongside the artist are Lebanese resident DJ Cyrill Reaidy, and DJ Chico Serio. Entry is free till 11pm and then is priced at Dhs 150, including two drinks.



The Ripe Market

When 6 August 

Where Times Square Center

The Ripe Market is being held this weekend, and is perfect for visitors to take a walk through and shop for a wide range of local fruits and vegetables. The market will also sell local products from jewellery, clothing, art and home decor, and host live entertainment and workshops to keep people entertained. 



East West Jam

When 6 August

Where Theatre of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Fadi Rifaai, one of the rising Arabic artists in the Middle East, along with a band, is set to put on a spectacular show this weekend. Delight in a 360-degree experience, where the group will perform a fusion of music by mixing Western and Arabic hits and lyrics, from 'Flowers' by Miley Cyrus and 'Baadak Ala Bali' by Fairouz. Ticket prices start at Dhs 170.



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