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

The weekend is here, and Dubai is buzzing with exciting events! From newly launched swim sessions to soulful concerts, there's something for everyone. If you're unsure about what to attend this weekend, Discover Dubai has got you covered with its things to do guide. 

Women's Voices Of The Middle East

When 26 April 

Where Theatre Of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Step into the world of Arabic music with a modern twist at the debut of 'Women's Voices of the Middle East' series. Featuring Banah Anabtawi, a Palestinian-Bahraini sensation and radio host, this event promises a fusion of Arabic classics with a jazzy flair. Join Banah and guest musicians on April 26th as they bring iconic songs by legends like Um Kulthum and Fairuz Rahbani to life in a captivating 360° concert experience. 

www.toda.ae

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Watch The Play 'Torn'

When 26 April 

Where Theatre By QE2, Queen Elizabeth 2, Port Rashid

Prepare for an electrifying theatrical experience in Dubai this year! Theatre by QE2 presents 'Torn' in collaboration with Zara Stars, Eloshades, and Osman Boubakr, hitting the stage on Friday, 26 April at 8.30pm. Penned and helmed by acclaimed Australian writer/director Alex Broun, 'Torn' features a stellar cast of Dubai's finest actors. It's a riveting exploration of modern relationships set in New York, offering a roller-coaster of emotions from steamy passion to raw vulnerability. Secure your tickets starting from Dhs 100 and don't miss out!

www.theatrebyqe2.com

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The Journey With Iyad Rimawi

When 26 April 

Where Raffles Hotel Dubai, Wafi, Sheikh Rashid Road

Experience the enchanting tunes of Syrian music icon, Iyad Rimawi, as he performs solo for the very first time. Join in for a unique and interactive event where you'll delve into Iyad Rimawi's fascinating life and musical journey, guided by writer Rami Kousa. This engaging dialogue guarantees a memorable experience with tickets starting from Dhs 250.

www.platinumlist.com

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Attend The Laughter Factory's ‘Part Of The Problem’ Tour

When 26 and 27 April 

Where Movenpick JBR, Dubai

Prepare to laugh until your sides ache at the latest comedy show from The Laughter Factory, ‘Part of the Problem' tour. On 26 and 27 April, witness a hilarious showdown that promises non-stop entertainment and toughens you up emotionally. Ron Josol, a Canadian-Filipino comic known for his appearances on Kevin Hart's show, will have you in stitches. Back by popular demand, Julian Dean's quick wit and twisted humour will leave you wanting more. Liz Bains, a world-class stand-up, has supported comedy giants like Jason Manford and Sean Walsh. Don't miss this comedy extravaganza, where each act is super funny. Tickets start from Dhs 160, so grab yours now for a night of unforgettable laughs!

www.thelaughterfactory.com

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Arijit Singh Live 

When 27 April 

Where Coca Cola Arena, Dubai 

One of India's finest singers, Arijit Singh will redefine the concert experience in Dubai at Coca-Cola Arena with a specially constructed stage, a first-of-its-kind in the city. The extended stage promises fans a closer, more intimate connection to the artist, enhancing the visual and auditory aspects of his musical tunes. Tickets start from Dhs 250 for this soulful performance. 

www.coca-cola-arena.com

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Country Music Night With Lady J

When 27 April 

Where Theatre Of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Put on your cowboy boots and round up your pals for a night of country music with Lady J and her band. From foot-stomping hits by Johnny Cash to heartfelt melodies by Dolly Parton and Garth Brooks, get set to groove to your beloved country classics! Tickets for this fun event begin at Dhs 180.

www.toda.ae

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Rat Pack Swingin At The Sands

When 27 April 

Where Zabeel Theatre, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Get ready for a night of pure entertainment with 'Rat Pack Swingin’ At The Sands'! This lively tribute show combines the talents of three fantastic singers with a sprinkle of comedy and camaraderie. With iconic hits like 'New York, New York' and 'My Way' and audience favourites such as 'That’s Life', get ready to sing and dance along all night long. Alongside their stellar vocals, the performers bring humour and audience participation, ensuring a memorable experience for all. Tickets are available starting from Dhs 200.

www.artforall.ae

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Timmy Trumpet At Terra Solis

When 27 April 

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

Get ready for an epic night as Timmy Trumpet returns to Terra Solis on 27 April. Ranked number six on DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs list, Timmy Trumpet is known for his electrifying performances and unique fusion of house hits. With his signature live trumpet performances synced with electro-house beats, he promises an unforgettable experience. Supporting acts by Scott Forshaw and Quilliam will add to the excitement. Tickets start from Dhs 150.

www.terrasolisdubai.com

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Jungle Vibes And Electrifying Tunes With Aaron Sevilla 

When 27 April 

Where W Dubai, Mina Seyahi

Head to Ginger Moon in W Dubai, Mina Seyahi, for an unforgettable night of jungle vibes and electrifying tunes at Afrodise on 27 April. Headliner Aaron Sevilla will set the stage on fire with his afro house beats, accompanied by DJ Tayllor, Pomboklap, and Zeia. With fire acrobatics and live percussionists adding to the excitement, this event promises to be a fabulous event you won't want to miss.

04-3509998

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Boyz II Men Live 

When 28 April 

Where Coca Cola Arena, Dubai 

Boyz II Men, the iconic R&B group known for their timeless classics, will perform at Coca-Cola Arena on 28 April. Prepare to groove to hits like 'End Of The Road' and 'One Sweet Day' in a one-night-only event. Boyz II Men in Dubai promises an evening of soulful R&B that will have you dancing and singing along. Secure your tickets now, starting from Dhs 299. 

www.coca-cola-arena.com

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Cello And Canvas By Soren Lyng Hansen

When 28 April 

Where Theatre Of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Experience a unique blend of classical music and art at Toda's 'From Monet to Kandinsky. Revolutionary Art' event. Enjoy live music by Soren Lyng Hansen, a talented Dubai-based cellist, double bassist, and pianist. Dive into vibrant compositions by Ennio Morricone, John Williams, Nils Frahm, Secret Garden, and more, alongside masterpieces of 20th-century artists. Immerse yourself in the power of classics at 360°. Tickets start from Dhs 70 for this immersive experience.

www.toda.ae

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Dubai Food Festival 

When Until 12 May 

Where Across Dubai 

The 11th edition of the Dubai Food Festival is back until 12 May, offering a delectable array of culinary delights. From fancy dining to hidden gems, and local Emirati flavours to MICHELIN-starred eateries, the festival celebrates Dubai's diverse culinary landscape. With special tasting menus, experiential events, and masterclasses, there's something for everyone. This year's festival promises 23 days of excitement, including Foodie Experiences, the return of e& Beach Canteen, and more. 

www.dubaifoodfestival.com

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Head To Cloud 22 For A Night Swim 

When Every Thursday To Saturday 

Where Cloud 22, Atlantis The Royal

This April, Cloud 22 at Atlantis The Royal introduces Moonlight Sessions, offering guests the chance to enjoy an evening swim session at one of the world’s most iconic sky pools. Available every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 7pm to 11pm, starting at Dhs 300 per person, you can soak in twilight views of Palm Island from the 90-metre sky pool. Relax on floating beds or in luxury cabanas, enjoy sundowners at the Lotus Bar, and experience live entertainment at one of the world’s most iconic sky pool experiences, Cloud 22. 

www.atlantis.com

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