happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 16 - 18 February
Things To Do For The Weekend 16 - 18 February
Updated on 15 February 2024

Dubai is always lively, with lots to do. Whether it's events, activities, or concerts, something always happens in the emirate. And if you're looking for fun things to do on the weekend, Discover Dubai has you covered with the best things to do guide. 

UNTOLD Music Festival 

When 15 to 18 February 

Where Expo City Dubai

The UNTOLD music festival is all set to make its Middle East debut in Dubai from 15 to 18 February. The four-day music festival will feature the most talented artists on the scene. With over 70,000 attendees per day and around 280,000 in 4 days, the festival will be headlined by Tiësto. Get ready to witness unforgettable performances from other artists like Indian rapper Badshah, DJ Bliss, Bebe Rexha, Ellie Goulding, K-Pop star PSY, Major Lazer Soundsystem and more. Tickets for the festival start from Dhs 300.



Enjoy Samo Zaen Valentine's Day Special

When 16 February 

Where Yumé Night Club, Ramee Dream Hotel, Business Bay

Samo Zaen, the talented Syrian singer and actor, is ready to enchant Dubai with his beautiful voice. Famous for hits like 'Ana Leek', 'Aref Eh', and 'Baseeta', he'll be gracing the stage at Yumé Club for the first time. Keep the Valentine's spirit alive and continue the celebration of love and romance with tickets starting from Dhs 200.



The Selfdrive Laughter Factory’s ‘Irrelevant But Hilarious’ Tour 

When 16 and 17 February 

Where 16 Feb, Radisson Hotel DAMAC Hills, Dubai, 17 Feb, Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel

If laughter could get you in trouble, this show would be in serious trouble! Making his first appearance in the Middle East, Steven Biggs, a star of Netflix and HBO, is a major catch for the Selfdrive Laughter Factory. Also on the lineup is Conor Drum, a comedian, actor, and writer from Dublin, now based in London, featured on BBC and RTÉ. And don't miss Naomi Cooper, praised for her joyful stage presence. This show promises to be hilariously painful, so grab your tickets starting from Dhs 160 now! 



Jazz Up Your Evening With Soul Night Weekend

When 16 and 17 February 

Where Central Restaurant, ME Dubai, Business Bay 

ME Dubai Hotel invites music enthusiasts to 'Soul Night' at Central Restaurant, promising an enchanting jazz experience. Singer Raena Lashae will mesmerise guests with soulful melodies, blending gospel, soul, jazz, funk, Motown, and disco. Indulge in Spanish delights and handcrafted beverages while enjoying world-class entertainment from 7.30pm to 10.30pm. Soul Night promises to transport guests to the golden era of jazz. 



Musical Journey With Ovidio De Ferrari 

When 16 and 17 February 

Where Auditorium, SEE Institute, The Sustainable City

Experience an extraordinary orchestral performance featuring the renowned pianist-composer Ovidio De Ferrari. With a 25-piece orchestra blending symphonic instruments, Latin percussion, and electric bass, Ovidio will enchant the audience with a blend of his compositions and contemporary classics. Special guest performer Emily Linge will join him for an unforgettable evening. Tickets are available starting from Dhs 350.



Pete Tong and Danny Howard Live At Terra Solis

When 17 February 

Where Terra Solis, Exit 29, Jebel Ali - Lehbab Road

Join Tomorrowland's epic event at Terra Solis Dubai featuring renowned BBC Radio 1 legends Pete Tong and Danny Howard! Prepare for an unforgettable night of music as these English DJs headline the Amare Stage. The party starts at 8pm, so grab your tickets, starting from Dhs 150 and dance the night away!



Enjoy When Chai Met Toast In Dubai

When 17 February 

Where The Fridge Warehouse, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz

The ever-evolving Indian band When Chai Met Toast, Known for blending folk-pop with elements of indie and alternative rock, will perform in Dubai this weekend. Featuring vocalist Ashwin Gopakumar, guitarist Achyuth Jaigopal, keyboardist Palee Francis, and drummer Pai Sailesh, the band has quickly gained popularity with their unique songwriting style, multilingual lyrics, and catchy choruses. Don't miss their performance at The Fridge Warehouse. Tickets start from Dhs 150.



Enjoy La Scala Theatre Ballet School 

When 17 and 18 February

Where Dubai Opera, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard 

Indulge in a captivating ballet gala at Dubai Opera featuring emerging talents from Milan's prestigious Ballet School of La Scala Academy. Directed by Frédéric Olivieri, main ballet master of Teatro alla Scala Ballet, the two-night extravaganza promises a mesmerising blend of classical masterpieces and contemporary choreography. Immerse yourself in the enchanting worlds of 'The Nutcracker' and more, set to the music of Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi, Bach, and Minkus. Secure your seats starting from Dhs 300. 



The Jazz Solo By Ryan Gibb 

When 18 February 

Where Theatre Of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Ryan Gibb, the British jazz wizard, is all set to take over Dubai with his impressive performance over the weekend. After sharing the stage with icons like Robbie Williams and Sir Tom Jones and working with Andrew Lloyd Webber at the West End, he is all set to stun the audience with his velvety voice. With soulful voice, timeless hits, and the sheer brilliance of jazz, this one cannot be missed. Tickets start from Dhs 170. 



Attend Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Championships

When 18 February To 2 March 

Where Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Stadium, Garhoud  

Get ready for the start of the tennis season at the Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Championships from 18 February to 2 March 2024! Watch top tennis players from around the world compete in WTA 100 women's and ATP 500 men's challenges. Enjoy intense matches and family-friendly entertainment off the court at the Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Stadium. Grab your tickets starting from Dhs 55 now. 



Check Out FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2024

When Until 25 February 

Where Dubai Design District Stadium

The 2024 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup will feature 16 countries competing on the sand from 15 to 25 February. Watch thrilling matches unfold over 11 action-packed days as teams vie for the championship title. Top footballers from Iran, Brazil, Italy, Portugal, Japan, and more will showcase their skills, including Chiky Ardil, Marco Giordani, Moslem Mesigar, Eric Cantona, and Alessandro Altobelli. The tournament will consist of four groups, each with four teams competing in the group stages. Qualifying teams will advance to the quarter-finals, semi-finals, and finals. Don't miss out! Tickets start from Dhs 20.



Visit The Pluma Circus Show 

When Until 10 March

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. 


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