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Things To Do For The Weekend 29 - 1 January
Updated on 28 December 2023

As we approach the final weekend of 2023, the festive spirit is in full swing, and coupled with an long weekend, there's no better time to soak in the magic of celebrations. If you are in Dubai and are eager to maximise this festive break, Discover Dubai has put together the perfect guide for the ultimate long weekend experience.

Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Live 

When 29 December 

Where Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai 

Prepare for a mesmerising night with Sufi sensation Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan at Coca-Cola Arena on 29 December. The musical maestro, hailing from a lineage of musicians, is renowned for his profound collection of heartfelt hits, spanning classic qawwalis, soulful ghazals, and Bollywood tracks. Tickets start from Dhs 99. 

www.coca-cola-arena.com

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Listen To Omar Khairat Live 

When 29 December 

Where Dubai Opera, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard 

Renowned composer, pianist, and conductor Omar Khairat is set to grace the stage at Dubai Opera on 29 December. With a unique blend of contemporary Arabic melodies and Western influences, Khairat has garnered over 20 prestigious awards, leaving an indelible mark in music and cinema. Omar Khairat's versatility extends to over 50 movie soundtracks and TV dramas, spanning various musical genres. Don't miss this exceptional musical journey at Dubai Opera; tickets start from Dhs 650. 

www.dubaiopera.com

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Dance Your Heart Out At Mathame Live 

When 29 December 

Where Soho Garden DXB, Meydan Racecourse Grand Stand

Feel the pulse of electrifying beats with Mathame at Soho Garden Meydan, Dubai. As the sun dips below the iconic skyline, indulge in an unforgettable fusion of cutting-edge music and vibrant ambience. Renowned for mesmerising techno sets, Mathame will grace the stage, promising a night of extraordinary music and energy. Secure your tickets starting from Dhs 150.

www.sohogardendxb.com 

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Sean Paul And T.I. Live 

When 30 December 

Where Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai 

Get ready for a night of non-stop vibes with Sean Paul and T.I. on 30 December at Coca-Cola Arena. Grammy-winning artist Sean Paul is set to bring his chart-topping hits like 'Cheap Thrills' and 'Baby Boy' to the stage. Join the party with tickets starting from Dhs 250. Don't miss this electrifying performance, gather your squad and let the music move you!

www.coca-cola-arena.com

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Listen To Jubin Nautiyal Live

When 30 December 

Where Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Stadium, Al Garhoud 

Jubin Nautiyal, the renowned Indian playback singer with his enchanting voice, is gearing up to mesmerise the city in a magical evening of melody on 30 December. The maestro of soul-stirring tunes will be taking the stage at the Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Stadium in Al Garhoud and the ticket price starts from Dhs 125. 

www.platinumlist.net

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Enjoy Arash, Kamran and Hooman, Sasy and Xband Live Concert

When 30 December 

Where The Agenda, Dubai Media City 

Get ready for an unforgettable night of enchanting melodies and thrilling rhythms with Persian music icons at a live concert like no other. Featuring Arash, Kamran and Hooman, Sasy, and Xband, this sensational event promises a musical journey through the diverse realms of Persian music.
Internationally acclaimed artist Arash, known for his chart-topping hits blending Persian and Western pop, ensures a cross-cultural musical experience. Kamran and Hooman, masters of romantic ballads, touch hearts with soul-stirring harmonies. Sasy injects electrifying energy with a fusion of pop, dance, and tradition, while Xband adds excitement with its unique blend of contemporary and traditional Persian sounds. Tickets start from Dhs 199.

www.theagenda.com

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Enjoy 5D Winter Galaxy Show

When Until 30 December

Where Theatre Of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Celebrate the holiday season with Dubai's inaugural Winter Galaxy Show 5D show presented by the Theatre of Digital Art. This immersive spectacle offers a unique experience blending artificial snow, stage smoke, delightful scents, enchanting soap bubbles, and dazzling laser displays. The event seamlessly merges cutting-edge digital technology with live entertainment. The interactive 45-minute show, featuring two daily slots at 2pm and 7pm, promises a mesmerising experience. Festive activities are available for enjoyment an hour before and after each performance. Tickets for this magical event start at Dhs 350. 

www.toda.ae

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Enjoy In Alya In Terraland Musical 

When Until 31 December 

Where Terra Auditorium, Expo City Dubai 

Embark on a magical journey in Terraland, where Alya's story unfolds through a blend of sustainability, creativity, and heartfelt messages woven into music, art, and emotions. In five carefully crafted scenes, each element radiates a playful, handmade charm, reminiscent of a larger-than-life model and the whimsy of a storybook. Immerse yourself in boundless imagination with tickets starting from Dhs 30.

www.expocitydubai.com

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Enjoy New Year's Eve With Sebastian Ingrosso

When 31 December 

Where Terra Solis, Jebel Ali 

Join the New Year's Eve celebration at Terra Solis Dubai with Tomorrowland presenting the legendary Sebastian Ingrosso from Swedish House Mafia! As the headliner on Tomorrowland's Amare Stage, Ingrosso is poised to turn the night into an unforgettable journey of beats and euphoria. Secure your tickets starting from Dhs 300 and ring in the New Year with an electrifying celebration like no other!

www.terrasolisdubai.com

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Enjoy NYE Beach Festival With Rudimental, Sigala And Nathan Dawe

When 31 December 

Where Zero Gravity, Dubai Marina

Celebrate the arrival of 2024 dancing under a sky adorned with fireworks at Zero Gravity's New Year's Eve Beach Festival, featuring three international headliners on the main stage, Rudimental, Sigala And Nathan Dawe. Dive into the festivities during the day with a pool party in the sunshine, or join for the final sunset of the year as an incredible international DJ lineup guides you to midnight and beyond. Tickets begin at Dhs 299.

www.0-gravity.ae

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Enjoy A Night Of Movie Magic And Fireworks For New Year’s Eve

When 31 December 

Where Roxy Cinemas, The Beach, JBR

Roxy Cinemas, renowned for its premium cinema experience in Dubai has announced a memorable New Year's Eve celebration at its luxurious The Beach branch in JBR, with a special movie adventure. The festivities at Roxy Cinemas kick off at 8pm with delectable canapés and unlimited refreshing mocktails in the Platinum Lounge. At 9pm, settle into the ultra-comfortable reclining seats with a cosy pillow and blanket for a special screening of the highly anticipated 'Aquaman: The Lost Kingdom'. The experience continues with a tub of popcorn and a delectable main course. Movie enthusiasts can be part of this special celebration for just Dhs 399. 

www.theroxycinemas.com

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New Year's Eve With Fedde Le Grand

When 31 December 

Where Barasti Beach, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort And Waterpark

Celebrate New Year's Eve in style at Barasti Beach with the sensational Fedde Le Grand on the vibrant sands of Dubai's beachfront. Get ready for an extraordinary night filled with heart-pounding beats and a starlit skyline as the backdrop. From 8pm onwards, enjoy the musical talents of CN Williams, Tom Higham, Man Go Funk, DJ Naomi, and the Sweet Chilli Jam Band. With tickets starting from Dhs 225, welcome the new year with a bang!

www.platinumlist.net

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve 7 Times At Global Village

When 31 December 

Where Global Village 

Immerse yourself in an extraordinary New Year's Eve at Global Village, where you can enjoy not just one but seven midnight celebrations in a single night! From China to Turkey, guests are welcome to partake in seven unique New Year's revelries, each featuring distinctive firework displays every hour. The festivities commence at 8pm and continue until 1am, with gates opening at 4pm. Don't miss this unparalleled experience to ring in the New Year around the world!

www.globalvillage.ae

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Chill In The Winter City In Dubai 

When Until 7 January 

Where Al Wasl Plaza, Expo City Dubai

Expo City's Al Wasl Plaza transforms into a snowy Christmas wonderland, inviting families on a special mission to be eco-heroes and save the North Pole this holiday season. This unique holiday experience urges young and young-at-heart to follow clues, conquer challenges, and meet Santa and Mrs. Claus while embracing sustainability. General admission for ages 13 and above starts from Dhs 20. From massive Christmas trees to workshops, events and more, Expo City is set to make you experience the best winter ever. 

www.expocitydubai.com

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