happenings this month Brilliant Events To Make September A Special One!
Brilliant Events To Make September A Special One!
Updated on 01 September 2023

There is never an end to all the different things people can enjoy in Dubai, with an incredible lineup of events and activations happening regularly.

Though the summer break is over, there are still so many ways to make the most of the time in Dubai. From concerts to comedy shows, Discover Dubai has listed some of the brilliant events taking place to make the month of September one to remember.

Dubai Sports World - Till 10 September

Enjoy an amazing indoor sporting experience in Dubai at the multi-purpose sporting venue with Dubai Sports World at Dubai World Trade Centre, in Za'abeel Halls 3 to 6. Visitors can play a range of sports from badminton, padel tennis and cricket at over 40 courts and pitches, as well as participate in a range of fun group classes.


Farhan Akhtar - 1 September

Fans can enjoy a spectacular concert by Bollywood actor and singer Farhan Akhtar this month in Dubai. The one-day-only concert on 1 September at Coca-Cola Arena, will see the artist perform hits including 'Socha Hai', 'Sinbad The Sailor', 'Rock On!!' and 'Tum Ho Toh'. Ticket prices start at Dhs 150.


Beat The Heat with Massar Egbari and Disco Misr - 1 Septmeber

Enjoy two electric performances by Massar Egbari and Disco Misr at The Agenda in Dubai Media City on 1 September. Massar Egbari will impress the crowds with soulful lyrics and a fusion of rock, pop, and Egyptian folk sounds. Performing alongside Massar Egbari is Disco Misr, who will take concertgoers back to the disco era, with amazing beats. Ticket prices start at Dhs 160.


Davido - 2 September

American Afropop artist Davido is making his way to Dubai for a one-night-only concert, that will have people grooving to the music. Held at Coca-Cola Arena as part of the 'Timeless' tour, Davido is popular for the 2022 World Cup soundtrack, 'Hayya Hayya', and will be joined by other artists including Focalistic, Lojay, Ckay, Victony, Oxlade, Bella Shmurda, King Promise, Musa Keys, Logos, Morravey, and TxC. Ticket prices start at Dhs 175.


Joanne McNally - 2 September

The hilarious Irish comedian Joanne McNally is set to perform in Dubai at The Agenda, Dubai Media City on 2 September. The stand-up artist has been making a name for herself by starring in podcasts, television shows and documentaries, and will definitely have the audience falling off the edge of their seats with laughter. Ticket prices start at Dhs 195.


Jah Khahib - 3 September

The multi-award-winning singer and songwriter, Jah Khalib is coming to Dubai to impress the crowds, with an amazing set. The artist incorporates tunes from Central Asia, to create distinctive and unique music with hits like 'Leila', 'Mamasita' and 'Medina'. Ticket prices start at Dhs 195.


Asha Bhosle - 8 September

The popular Indian playback singer Asha Bhosle is making her way to Dubai, to mark her 90th birthday. The concert will be held on 8 September at Coca-Cola Arena, where fans can enjoy listening to tunes spanning over eight decades including 'Dil Cheez Kya Hai', 'Radha Na Kaise Na Jale' and 'Nahin Nahin Abhi Nahin'. Ticket prices start at Dhs 190.


Swan Lake - 8 to 10 September

Delight in watching a stunning ballet performance this month at Dubai Opera for three days. Running from 8 to 10 September, the show by Hungarian National Ballet will revolve around the story of a prince who falls in love with a maiden, who has been enchanted to take the form of a swan. Ticket prices start at Dhs 300.


Indie Vibes - 9 September

Coca-Cola Arena is bringing four amazing Indian artists to Dubai, notable for their hits from the early 2000s. The lineup will feature Jay Sean, RDB, Raghav and Juggy D, with hits like 'Angel Eyes', 'Sohniye' and 'Aja Mahi'. Ticket prices start at Dhs 195.


Rosie Holt Live - 9 September

British comedian Rosie Holt is making her way to Dubai for a hilarious performance at Theatre by QE2. The artist has held stand-up sets at Edinburgh Fringe in 2017 and 2018, and also appeared in BBC Radio 4's 'The Museum of Curiosity' in 2023. The show is sure to be one that will have people laughing with joy. Prices start at Dhs 150.


Fantastic 4 Indian Idol Live - 9 September

The popular Indian singing show, 'Indian Idol' is making its way to Dubai for a one-of-a-kind show. The top four finalists of season 13, Rishi Singh, Deboshmita Roy, Chirag Kotwal and Bidipta Chakraborty, will perform at The Agenda in Dubai Media City. Ticket prices start at Dhs 90.


Madama Butterfly - 12 and 13 September 

Hungarian State Opera is set to put on a stunning performance at Dubai Opera. Held over two days on 12 and 13 September, the show will tell the tale of an American naval officer who gets married to a young woman and ignores the warning signs of his ulterior motives. When betrayed, she decides to take charge and pave the way for her life. Ticket prices start at Dhs 375.


Seafret - 15 September

The iconic British pop duo Seafret, with members Jack Sedman and Harry Draper, is coming to Dubai for a one-night-only concert. Held on 15 September at Dubai Opera, the group was formed in 2011, and will perform songs that represent the journey of the duo from heartbreak to loss. Ticket prices start at Dhs 230.


Peppa Pig's Adventure - 16 and 17 September

The popular children's television show, Peppa Pig, is coming to Dubai for a series of entertaining live shows. The story revolves around Peppa Pig as she goes on a camping trip to the woods to explore, along with her brother and friends. Ticket prices start at Dhs 125.


Space Spectacular - 22 September

Go on a journey to explore space and time, with an amazing performance by the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Anthony Inglis. The show at Dubai Opera will feature classic pieces and music from space-themed movies, along with captivating visual effects. Enjoy listening to tunes from 'Star Wars', 'Interstellar' and 'Guardians of the Galaxy'. Ticket prices start at Dhs 295.


A1 and 911 Live - 22 September

Two amazing boybands from the 90s, A1 and 911 are set to perform at The Agenda, Dubai Media City this month. British Norweigian boyband A1, with Ben Adams, Mark Read, Christian Ingebrigsten and Paul Marazzi, made their debut in 1999, and will be performing alongside British boyband 911, made up of Jimmy Constable, Spike Dawnbarn and Lee Brennan, formed in 1995. Ticket prices start at Dhs 100.


Hans Vs. Williams - 23 September

Armenian State Symphony Orchestra, led by Anthony Inglis, are set to perform a brilliant showcase with the works of iconic film composers, Hans Zimmer and John Williams. The orchestra will play hits from Hans Zimmer's scores in 'The Dark Knight' and 'Inception', and classics from music produced by John Williams including 'Jurassic Park' and 'Harry Potter'. Ticket prices start at Dhs 295.


Kapil Sharma Live - 24 September

Indian comedian, actor and television host Kapil Sharma is bringing his one-of-a-kind comedy show to Dubai at Coca-Cola Arena on 24 September. The comedian has been in the comedy circuit since 2007, after winning the comedy reality television show, 'The Great Indian Laughter Challenge'. Ticket prices start at Dhs 98.


Vir Das Live - 28 September 

The hilarious Indian actor and comedian Vir Das, is making his way to Dubai this month for a one-day event. Held on 28 September at Dubai Opera, the comedian will be performing as part of his 'Mind Fool' tour. Vir Das was also nominated for an Emmy under 'Best Comedy' for his Netflix special, 'Vir Das: For India' in 2021. Ticket prices start at Dhs 195.


Gilberto Gil Live - 29 September

Brazilian singer and songwriter Gilberto Gil, is set to perform at Dubai Opera. The one-day-only concert will mark the artist's 60-year-long career in the music industry, as well as commemorate 50 years of touring, which began in 1971. Fans can sing along to songs like 'Aquele Abraço', 'Andar com Fé', and 'Toda Menina Baiana'. Prices start at Dhs 330.


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