happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 8 - 10 March
Things To Do For The Weekend 8 - 10 March
Updated on 07 March 2024

Are you looking for fun weekend things in Dubai? Discover Dubai has you covered with its ultimate guide to the city's best events. From concerts to shows and more, we provide all the details you need to enjoy your time in Dubai to the fullest. 

Check Out DIFC Art Nights 

When 8 March 

Where Gate Village, DIFC

The 17th edition of DIFC Art Nights returns to Gate Village from 7 to 8 March, offering a diverse showcase of artworks ranging from paintings and sculptures to non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Art enthusiasts can explore creations from regional and international artists, each offering unique perspectives on the future. Enjoy live entertainment and engaging activities amidst the outdoor gathering. Afterwards, indulge in culinary delights at nearby eateries. Don't miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in art and culture at DIFC Art Nights.

www.difc.ae

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The Selfdrive Laughter Factory’s ‘Exterminating Boredom’ Tour

When 8 And 9 March 

Where Movenpick Hotel, JBR 

For an extra dose of happiness, The Selfdrive Laughter Factory brings three stand-up comedians to Dubai over the weekend. American-Egyptian Maria Shehata, with her impressive Comedy Central, shows and numerous awards, promises an intimate performance despite her usual big venues. Dimitri Bakinov, known for his dark humour, adds an edgy twist, while local favourite Abz Ali offers a hilarious glimpse into Dubai life. Don't miss this chance to laugh out loud with tickets starting from Dhs 160.

www.thelaughterfactory.com

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Listen To Khalid Live 

When 8 March 

Where Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai 

Khalid, the multi-platinum-selling global sensation who earned a spot on Time's Most Influential People list in 2019, will perform in Dubai for the first time at Coca-Cola Arena. Khalid has been nominated for seven GRAMMYS and has won numerous awards. Concertgoers can look forward to dancing to his hits like 'OTW', 'Lovely' and more, with tickets starting from Dhs 299. 

www.coca-cola-arena.com

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Check Out Russian Pop-Rock Band Aloe Vera

When 8 March 

Where Theatre Of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Russian pop-rock sensation, Aloe Vera, debuts in Dubai with their latest album, 'Let's Pretend'. Led by vocalist and lyricist Vera Musaelyan, the band's vibrant music and sharp lyrics promise a memorable experience. Known for their motto 'You'll dance with us!', Aloe Vera's performances exude energy, invoking feelings of love, freedom, and joy. Tickets for their Dubai show start from Dhs 250, offering a chance to immerse in Aloe Vera's dynamic music and celebrate life.

www.toda.ae

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Enjoy The Symphony

When 8 March 

Where Zabeel Theatre, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Prepare for an exhilarating evening at Zabeel Theatre as a talented rock band and orchestra pay homage to the legendary Depeche Mode on 8 March. You can relive the magic of Depeche Mode's chart-topping hits, including classics like 'Just Can't Get Enough' and 'Never Let Me Down Again', performed live. So hurry, book your tickets now, starting from Dhs 225, to secure your spot at this unforgettable tribute concert.

www.artforall.ae

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Participate In A Cycling And Spinning Class

When 9 March 

Where Marina Island, Dubai Creek Resort

Dubai Creek Resort teams up with Crank Fitness Studio for a thrilling cycling event on Marina Island, promoting a balanced lifestyle. Scheduled for 9 March, the spin classes with Crank's team of experienced trainers will take place at 7am and 8am, each accommodating 20 participants. 
After a fun session, you can indulge in a refreshing dip at Amara pool for Dhs 125 per adult and Dhs 65 per child, redeemable on food and beverages at the pool bar. Kids can enjoy activities from 7am to 10am by the pool or join The Cave Kids Club from 10am onwards. 

04-6021660 

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Oasis of Melodies

When 9 March 

Where Theatre Of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Experience a magical blend of music and nature with Sanaz Sotoudeh, the talented Canadian pianist. With performances at renowned venues worldwide, Sanaz brings beloved classical compositions to life amidst TODA's 360° natural oasis. From Tchaikovsky's delicate melodies to Vivaldi's passionate rhythms, immerse yourself in the beauty of music surrounded by nature. Tickets begin at Dhs 190 for an unforgettable journey of music and serenity. 

www.toda.ae

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Enjoy Live Bollywood Night At Korma Sutra 

When 9 March 

Where 9394 Avenues, Shops 10 and 11, Al Barsha 2

Looking for a lively Bollywood night in Dubai this weekend? Head to Korma Sutra in Al Barsha 2 for an unforgettable experience. On Saturday, 9 March, from 10pm onwards, enjoy live performances by the newly formed Bollywood band Anahat, all for free! While you groove to the music, treat yourself to delicious starters like batata harra and dynamite shrimps, along with gourmet delights including grilled salmon, lamb chops and more. Don't miss out on this vibrant Bollywood night at Korma Sutra!

04-2859906

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Check Out Centre Stage: A DDG Showcase 

When 9 March 

Where The Junction, Unit H72, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz 

Experience a captivating evening of monologues and duologues performed by Dubai Drama Group (DDG) at The Junction's black-box theatre on Alserkal Avenue. Centre Stage: A DDG Showcase offers a 
diverse lineup that promises a blend of comedy and drama, celebrating the vibrancy of live theatre. Mark your calendars for Saturday, 9 March, from 7.30pm to 9.30pm; tickets are priced at Dhs 100. 

www.dubaidrama.org

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Check Out Shawn Chddidiac’s Debut Stand-Up Comedy Special, WAEW

When 9 March 

Where Zabeel Theatre, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Don't miss Shawn Chddidiac's hilarious stand-up comedy special, 'WAEW: WONDERFUL AMAZING EXCITING WAEW' at Dubai's Zabeel Theatre. Presented by the creator of the popular 'My Parents Are Divorced' channel, this event guarantees an evening filled with laughter, heartfelt stories, and unforgettable performances. Accompanied by rising stars Imah Dumagay and Maher Barwany, known for their infectious energy and sharp humour, this show promises non-stop entertainment. Tickets start from Dhs 350 for an unforgettable night of comedy.

www.artforall.ae

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Watch The Phantom Of The Opera 

When Until 10 March 

Where Dubai Opera, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard 

Experience the timeless tale of 'The Phantom of the Opera', based on Gaston Leroux's classic novel, set in 19th-century Paris. Follow the mysterious Phantom as he becomes infatuated with the talented soprano Christine, leading to a captivating story of love, jealousy, and obsession. Andrew Lloyd Webber's award-winning musical has enchanted audiences worldwide with over 13,900 Broadway performances. Celebrating 37 years since its London debut, tickets start from Dhs 350 for this mesmerising performance.

www.dubaiopera.com

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Immersive Art Experience By Antoni Gaudi and Gustav Klimt

When Until 31 March 

Where Theatre Of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Embark on a captivating journey into the world of Art Nouveau's visionary geniuses, Antoni Gaudí and Gustav Klimt. Marvel at the intricate patterns, organic forms, and radiant colours that define their innovative artistry. Step into these masterpieces for a breathtaking 360-degree experience, where visionary designs come to life in exquisite detail. Tickets start at just Dhs 110. 

www.toda.ae

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