happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 25 - 27 August
Things To Do For The Weekend 25 - 27 August
Updated on 24 August 2023

Looking to have a good time this weekend? 

It is the last weekend in August, the last weekend of the summer holidays and the last weekend before schools reopen for the new academic year. A lot of people are back in town and looking to have a brilliant time doing different things and catching up with friends they have missed. The choices in Dubai are endless, and Discover Dubai has listed just some great events going on, from comedy shows to concerts, for everyone to check out. 

Modesh World

When Till 27 August

Where Dubai World Trade Centre

The last weekend of Modesh World is a final chance to explore everything it has to offer. Children can delight in amazing workshops, watch interactive shows, participate in league tournaments at the gaming zone, play board games, and relish in delicious treats. 



Dubai Summer Surprises

When Till 3 September

Where Around Dubai

Looking to get all the last-minute back-to-school essentials? Dubai Summer Surprises is the way to go. This weekend, shop for a range of products and benefit from great discounts on stationery, clothing, shoes, backpacks and electronics.



Summer Restaurant Week

When Till 27 August

Where Restaurants around Dubai

Make the most of the last few days of Summer Restaurant Week, where foodies can enjoy amazing deals at over 60 brilliant restaurants around the city. Tuck into specially created two and three-course meals, dishes for kids, as well as set menus.



The Jazzy Night with Winck

When 25 August

Where Theatre of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah 

Enjoy a jazz extravaganza this weekend at the Theatre of Digital Art, with a captivating performance from Winck, who will be joined by her band. Delight in listening to tunes by popular artists like Amy Winehouse, Nina Simone and Adele. Prices start at Dhs 170.



Rayya - The Legend of Alexandria

When 25 to 27 August

Where The Junction, Alserkal Avenue

Watch a mix of drama and comedy at The Junction, with the tale of Rayya and Sakina. The story revolves around two sisters who were involved in a series of homicides during the early 20th century in Alexandria, Egypt, and will reopen the case by questioning all the media coverage and facts the duo received.




When 26 August

Where Coca-Cola Arena

A brilliant day-to-night concert is taking place this weekend. Attendees can enjoy listening to upbeat electronic dance music from artists including Don Diablo, Yellow Claw, Aly & Fila, VINAI, DubVision and DJ Pink Panda. Prices for the concert start at Dhs 199.



The King Of Comedy Film Screening

When 26 August

Where Cinema Akil

Directed by Martin Scorsese, the 1982 crime comedy 'The King Of Comedy' will be streamed at Cinema Akil. Starring Robert De Niro and Jerry Lewis, the story revolves around a struggling comedian that meets his idol and stalks him, in the hope of getting his big break. Prices start at Dhs 56.50.



Fusion Al Arab

When 26 August

Where Theatre of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah 

Enjoy a unique show at the Theatre of Digital Art with Rita and the Band. The group features five musicians, who will incorporate soul and deep house genres with Middle Eastern tunes. Prices start at Dhs 170.



Selfdrive August Laughter Factory Tour

When 26 August

Where Dukes The Palm

Looking to enjoy some laughs and excitement this weekend? Selfdrive Laughter Factory continues with the final show of 'The Hilarity Expedition to the Naughty Pole' August tour. Delight in amazing stand-up sets from comedians, Ryan Cullen, Karen Bayley and Nick Page. Prices for the show are set at Dhs 160.



Underwater Yoga

When 26 and 27 August

Where The Lost Chambers Aquarium, Atlantis The Palm

The Lost Chambers Aquarium at Atlantis The Palm, is hosting an amazing yoga experience, to make the weekend a relaxing one. Attendees can improve their flexibility and balance, while surrounded by 65,000 aquatic animals. Prices are set at Dhs 160. 



VIP Classical

When 27 August

Where Dubai Opera

Delight in a brilliant performance by Polish pianist Julia Kociuban and Canadian pianist Sanaz Sotoudeh. The concert will begin with Julia Kociuban playing works by Bacewicz and Chopin, followed by Sanaz Sotoudeh performing arrangements by Bach and Beethoven. Prices are set at Dhs 500. 



The Ripe Market

When 27 August

Where Times Square Centre

Enjoy shopping for local produce at The Ripe Market this weekend. While there, visitors can also browse through an array of items from fashion, art, jewellery and home decor, as well as participate in interactive workshops and activities. 



Pop Odyssey

When 27 August

Where Theatre of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Singer and songwriter Lucia Sky, popular for her shows in Europe, is performing an amazing set this weekend. The artist will perform original music from her upcoming album, to hits from artists like Pharrell Williams, Madonna and Michael Jackson. Prices start at Dhs 170.



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