happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 11 - 13 August
Things To Do For The Weekend 11 - 13 August
Updated on 10 August 2023

Hello? It's the weekend calling, are there any plans set?

Have no fear as Discover Dubai is here to make the upcoming weekend a memorable one. From comedy shows to concerts, there is nothing people cannot find in Dubai, and listed below are some great events happening to check out with friends and loved ones.

Modesh World

When Till 27 August

Where Dubai World Trade Centre

Children can enjoy indoor summer fun at Modesh World. The venue has a variety of themed games, learning zones, workshops and activities, for all ages to enjoy. Multiple food stalls are also available to tuck into delicious dishes in between all the excitement.

www.dwtc.com

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Dubai Summer Surprises

When Till 3 September

Where Around Dubai

Nothing sounds more exciting than a shopping spree, and the 26th edition of Dubai Summer Surprises is the way to make the plan come true. Shoppers can enjoy deals on clothes, shoes, bags, accessories and electronics, and also participate in raffle draws to win amazing prizes. Visitors can also enjoy live entertainment all around Dubai.

www.dss.ae

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Dubai Sports World

When Till 10 September

Where Za'abeel Halls 3 to 6, Dubai World Trade Centre

Make the most of Dubai Sports World, the indoor sporting venue home to over 40 courts and pitches. Enjoy playing group sports including football, basketball and volleyball, participating in fitness classes or working out at the gym. 

www.dwtc.com

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The Trumpet Voyage

When 11 August

Where Theatre of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Marvel in a stunning 360-degree performance, where trumpet maestro Yervand Margaryan and his band, will bring songs by jazz legends to life. The show will explore sounds from Latin America to beats from Africa. Ticket prices start at Dhs 150.

www.toda.ae

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Beat The Heat: Sharmoofers and Autostrad 

When 12 August

Where The Agenda, Dubai Media City

This weekend, delight in an amazing concert by regional artists Sharmoofers and Autostrad, as part of Dubai Summer Surprises. Egyptian fusion band Sharmoofers will play hits including 'Diva' and 'Hazina', and will be joined by Jordanian indie band Autostrad, formed in 2007 performing songs like 'Safar' and 'Matrooh'. Ticket prices start at Dhs 160.

www.theagenda.com

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Taxi Driver Film Screening

When 12 August

Where Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue

Directed by Martin Scorsese, the 1976 drama 'Taxi Driver', revolves around the story of an isolated ex-marine, Travis Bickle. After taking up a job as a taxi driver to avoid his deteriorating mental health, Travis turns into a vigilante in an effort to protect society.

www.cinemaakil.com

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Dreams of Miyazaki

When 12 August

Where Theatre of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Armenian pianist Gayane Aslanyan is set to take people on a journey through the world of Studio Ghibli. Delight in the soundtracks from the movies 'My Neighbour Totoro', 'Castle In The Sky' and 'Princess Mononoke'. Ticket prices start at Dhs 240.

www.toda.ae

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Sohni Mahiwal Play

When 12 and 13 August

Where The Junction, Alserkal Avenue

Delight in watching an amazing play unfold this weekend at The Junction. The modern adaptation of the play 'Sohni Mahiwal', is based on the legend of a love story set in South Asia. The story revolves around Sohni, who used an earthen pot to swim across the river to meet Mahiwal, and will explore themes of love and tragedy. Ticket prices start at Dhs 100.

www.dubai.platinumlist.net

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Vipul Goyal Unleashed

When 13 August

Where The Theatre by QE2

Indian comedian and actor Vipul Goyal is set to bring a hold load of laughs with his performance this weekend. Having starred in the web series 'Humorously Yours', the stand-up artist has garnered over 70 million views on comedy videos posted online. Ticket prices start at Dhs 95.

www.theatrebyqe2.com

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The Ripe Market

When 13 August

Where Times Square Center

Running from 10am to 7pm, The Ripe Market is a great place to visit this weekend, to stock the fridge with fresh produce. While at the market, visitors can also enjoy interactive workshops, live entertainment and shopping for jewellery and home decor, from local sellers. 

www.timessquarecenter.ae

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Family Yoga 360º

When 13 August 

Where Theatre of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Get in a zen state of mind before the start of a new week at this event by the Theatre of Digital Art. Families can enjoy bonding over yoga, while getting a workout in and increasing flexibility and balance. Ticket prices are set at Dhs 60 for children and Dhs 120 for adults.

www.toda.ae

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