happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 26 - 28 January
Things To Do For The Weekend 26 - 28 January
Updated on 25 January 2024

The weekend is around the corner, and with Dubai being the hub for everything fun, hip and happening, if you are looking to attend concerts, shows and events in the emirate, Discover Dubai is back with its ultimate weekend guide. This guide will assist you in planning the perfect weekend in Dubai, covering everything from live shows to opera performances.

Immersive Meditation Experience With Elisabeth Bohler

When 25 January 

Where Theatre Of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Relax and calm your mind with an immersive meditation experience with Elisabeth Bohler, a certified meditation facilitator. Elisabeth will guide you through mindful inner reflection with lights, sounds and breathing techniques. This one-hour experience costs Dhs 200 and let's you explore an intense circular breathing technique that allows you to reconnect with your inner self and release stress for both body and mind.

www.toda.ae

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Enjoy Le Petit Prince At Dubai Opera 

When 25 to 28 January 

Where Dubai Opera, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard 

Experience the enchanting world of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's timeless tale, 'The Little Prince', brought to life in a spectacular acrobatic production. Immerse yourself in the cosmic journey of an aviator lost in the desert, encountering the enigmatic Little Prince on a quest for a sheep across various planets. With captivating characters expressing their stories through dance and aerial movement, this grand-scale adaptation at Dubai Opera promises a breathtaking evening. Secure your tickets starting from Dhs 250 for this cosmic adventure at Dubai Opera.

www.dubaiopera.com

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Village Comedy At The Irish Village

When 26 January 

Where The Irish Village, Al Garhoud

Indulge in a night of laughter with a fantastic lineup of comedians at The Irish Village, Al Garhoud, on Friday, 26 January. Enjoy the comedic genius of Irishman Ian Coppinger, celebrated for his wit and improvisation, alongside fellow Irishman and comedy festival favourite Eric Lalor. The lineup is completed by the hilarious Dubai-based Indian stand-up comic, Miqdaad. Secure your tickets starting from Dhs 99 for a night filled with laughter and entertainment.

www.theirishvillage.com

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Enjoy The Tunes Of Russian Multi-Instrumentalist Antoha MC

When 26 January 

Where Theatre Of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Music lovers, Theatre of Digital Art is all set to enthral you with Antoha MC's debut performance in Dubai. A musician from Moscow, Antoha MC is a singer, trumpeter and multi-instrumentalist, frequent guest of music festivals. His music is a mix of reggae, hip hop, jazz, dance funk and orchestral disco, making it the perfect event for weekend. Tickets start from Dhs 280. 

www.toda.ae

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Laugh Out Loud With The The Selfdrive Laughter Factory 

When 26 and 27 January 

Where: Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Mövenpick Jumeirah Beach

Schalk Bezuidenhout, the acclaimed South African comedian, is making a return to Dubai due to overwhelming demand after two sold-out shows in 2022. Freshly married and claiming newfound wisdom, Schalk aims to stay 'hip with the youth' in his latest show, 'Keep Up'. With appearances on Netflix and Comedy Central, Schalk brings his contemporary Afrikaans perspective to the global stage. Catch him on 26 January at Al Habtoor Polo Resort in Wadi Al Safa and 27 January at Mövenpick Jumeirah Beach. Tickets, starting from Dhs 160, promise an evening of laughter and insight into his award-winning comedic journey.

www.thelaughterfactory.com

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The Classic Rock Experience Festival

When 26 and 27 January

Where The Agenda, Dubai Media City

Get ready for an electrifying music extravaganza in Dubai with the Classic Rock Experience Festival on 26 and 27 January. This two-night event promises iconic rock anthems and unforgettable performances. Featuring six acts, it's more than a tribute show, it's a real live experience. On 26th, rock out to AC/DC, Deep Purple, and Black Sabbath tributes. Whereas the 27th brings the U2, Aerosmith, and Rolling Stones experiences. Hells Bells, Smoke On The Water, Sons Of Sabbath, Desire, Aeroforce, and Voodoo Lounge are set to deliver unparalleled excitement, making this festival a must-attend for classic rock enthusiasts.

www.theagenda.com

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Cheer At Dubai Challenge Cup 2024

When 26 to 28 January 

Where Al Nasr, Al Maktoum Stadium, Oud Metha

Witness a unique football spectacle at the Dubai Challenge Cup 2024, uniting top teams from Asia and Africa: Al Ahli, Saudi Arabia, Raja Casablanca, Morocco, Wuhan Three Towns, China, and Zamalek SC, Egypt. The Al Maktoum Stadium will host thrilling knockout matches, culminating in the finals. Cheer for stars like Roberto Firmino and Merih Demiral as they vie for victory. Grab your tickets starting at Dhs 80 and be part of this football extravaganza!

www.dubai.platinumlist.net

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Enjoy Shane Todd Live 

When 27 January 

Where Queen Elizabeth 2, Port Rashid, Dubai 

Get ready for an evening of laughter with comedic sensation Shane Todd live in Dubai! Shane's journey to comedy fame started with hilarious YouTube videos as part of the Harlem Gun Club. Don't miss this chance to burst into laughter. Tickets start from Dhs 125 for an unforgettable comedic experience at Theatre by QE2, Port Rashid. 

www.theatrebyqe2.com

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Jazz Night With Winck And Her Band 

When 27 January 

Where Theatre Of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Jazz lovers, get ready to transport yourselves to the lanes of Mississippi Delta with Winck and her Band. These three world-class musicians will bring the timeless jazzy hits to life in all their gritty glory. You can enjoy soulful ballads of Amy Winehouse, foot-tapping hits of Adele and a lot more with tickets starting from Dhs 170. With smooth vocals, deep basslines and soft piano tunes, this one cannot be missed. 

www.toda.ae

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Julian Bliss And James Baillieu At An Exclusive Dubai Opera Concert 

When 27 January 

Where Dubai Opera, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard 

Dubai Opera, in collaboration with Encore Performing Arts and the Royal Grammar School Guildford Dubai, is hosting the Global Notes concert series featuring renowned clarinettist Julian Bliss and acclaimed pianist James Baillieu. The program includes masterpieces by Poulenc, Olah, Messager, Clara Schumann, Robert Schumann, and Brahms. Julian Bliss, a prodigious talent, and James Baillieu, a leading pianist, promise an unforgettable evening. Secure your tickets for Dhs 265, and don't miss this rare musical treat.

www.dubaiopera.com

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Visit World's Largest Urdu Literary Fest, Jashn-e-Rekhta

When 27 and 28 January 

Where Zabeel Park

After enthralling audiences in India for eight years and making its first international debut in London in 2023, Jashn-e-Rekhta, the world's largest Urdu language, literature, and cultural festival will take place in Dubai on 27 and 28 January. The event will be held from 1.30pm to 11pm on both days and promises a rich showcase of Urdu arts, including poetry, ghazals, qawwali, dance, drama, food, and handicrafts. With over 75 artists and speakers from India, Pakistan, and around the world, the festival is a unique opportunity to experience the beauty of Urdu. Tickets start form Dhs 75. 

www.dubai.platinumlist.net

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Hankook 24H Dubai

When 27 and 28 January

Where Dubai Autodrome Grandstand and Dubai Autodrome Retail Plaza, MotorCity

The Hankook 24H Dubai endurance race, a fixture on the global motorsport calendar, boasts the second-largest 24H race grid globally, featuring entries from around the world. With over 70 Touring and GT cars, including renowned marques like Porsche, BMW, Ford, Seat, Renault, Ferrari, Mercedes, and Audi, it promises thrilling action. And the best part is, the entry to the event is free. So, don't miss the opportunity to get a close look at these impressive machines during the grid walk at 11am on 27 January. 

www.dubaiautodrome.ae

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Check Out Quoz Arts Fest 2024

When 27 and 28 January 

Where Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz

The Quoz Arts Fest at Alserkal Avenue is making a comeback for its 11th edition on 27 and 28 January 2024. Get ready for curated workshops, exhibitions, and live musical performances at this arts and culture hub. In terms of timing, the event runs from 10am to 11.30pm. Online tickets with a 50% discount for the 2-day event are Dhs 63 for weekend access, while offline, a single-day pass at the door is also Dhs 63. Grab your tickets NOW! 

www.alserkal.online

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Check Out Need For Speed Festival At Roxy Cinemas 

When Until 28 January 

Where Across Dubai 

Roxy Cinemas is set to enchant the audience with a 'Need for Speed' film festival running until Sunday, 28 January, at Dubai Hills Mall, City Walk, The Beach, Boxpark and Al Khawaneej. The line-up includes iconic movies like 'Top Gun', 'Ford v Ferrari', 'Gran Turismo', 'Rush', and 'Senna', along with the much-anticipated new releases such as 'Ferrari, Race for Glory: Audi vs. Lancia' and Bollywood action film, 'Fighter'. Ticket prices to any 'Need for Speed' film start from Dhs 36.75 and are available online and at select Roxy Cinemas locations. 

www.theroxycinemas.com

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Visit The Pluma Circus Show

When Until 28 January 

Where Pluma Circus Tent, Dubai Festival City Mall

Embark on a mesmerising circus adventure with 'Pluma' at the Pluma Circus Tent, Dubai Festival City Mall, an experience designed to thrill the whole family! Join Pluma, a dream-filled little girl, in a tale of self-discovery and empowerment unfolding under the big top. Enjoy acrobats, hilarious clowns, daring daredevils, and enchanting music. Tickets start from Dhs 95. 

www.dubai.platinumlist.net

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Check Out The PAW Patrol Fest 

When Until 28 January 

Where Dubai Festival City Mall

The PAW Patrol squad is all set to take over Dubai and is calling all the fans to join in the fun. Chase, Marshall, Rubble, Skye, and Ryder are gearing up to bring joy to the city at Dubai Festival City Mall until 28 January. Meet the pups, indulge in kids' and family activities, grab multiple photo opportunities, witness incredible sing-along performances, and much more!

www.dubai.platinumlist.net 

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