happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 17 - 19 May
Things To Do For The Weekend 17 - 19 May
Updated on 16 May 2024

The weekend is here, and Dubai is buzzing with exciting events! If you're looking for the latest events and concerts in the city, look no further than Discover Dubai's complete guide to things to do. 

Miami Band And Ayed Yousef Live 

When 17 May 

Where Coca-Cola Arena 

Mark your calendars for 17 May as the Miami Band and Ayed are set to light up the stage at Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai. This dynamic collaboration guarantees an unforgettable concert, blending Ayed's vibrant energy with the Miami Band's sensational show. Secure your tickets now for a night of pulsating rhythms and musical fusion. Tickets start from just Dhs 195.

www.platinumlist.net

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Rampa And Adam Port At Expo City

When 17 May 

Where Opportunity Gate, Expo City Dubai

Get ready to be swept away into a thrilling realm with Keinemusik's Adam Port and Rampa at the Soho Garden Festival. With exhilarating global tunes, infectious energy, and a plethora of delicious street food, get set to groove all night long as the dynamic duo of Keinemusik DJs deliver their deep house and techno beats at Expo City for The Gateway's second edition at Opportunity Gate. Secure your tickets starting from Dhs 350 and prepare for an unforgettable experience!

www.expocitydubai.com

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Mono-Pause Play 

When 17 And 18 May 

Where Zabeel Theatre, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Join Betty Taoutel and Jacques Mokhbat on stage for 'Mono-Pause', a captivating Lebanese play that promises laughter, art, and social messages. The play revolves around the voluntary disappearance of a woman, set in a home in a Lebanese village. Don't miss this intriguing theatrical experience. Tickets are available starting from Dhs 150.

www.artforall.ae

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International Gymnastics Cup

When 17 To 19 May 

Where Al Nasr Sports Club

The UAE is preparing to host the 'Gymnastika Solo Cup,' the largest gymnastics tournament in the nation, with 300 gymnasts from 25 nations expected to participate. The event will feature esteemed celebrity judges such as rhythmic gymnast and 2020 Olympic bronze medallist Alina Harnasko, 2020 European Championships all-around bronze medallist Anastasiia Salos, and Irina Viner, President of the All-Russian Rhythmic Gymnastics Federation. The third edition of the international 'Gymnastika Solo Cup' tournament will take place at Al Nasr Sports Club in Dubai from 17 to 19 May, cementing its position as a key event in the global rhythmic gymnastics calendar in just three years. Tickets for the event start at Dhs 50. 

www.platinumlist.com

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Back To Amy

When 18 May 

Where Theatre Of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Immerse yourself in the soulful tunes of Amy Winehouse as Wink and her band pay tribute on 18 May. From classics like 'Rehab' and 'Back to Black' to lesser popular songs, feel the raw emotions through deep vocals and smooth piano melodies. With a 360° immersive experience, get ready for goosebumps! Tickets start from Dhs 180.

www.toda.ae

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The National Youth Orchestra Celebration Gala Concert 

When 18 May 

Where Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai

Dubai is in for a treat as the National Youth Orchestra gears up to perform timeless classics by Bach, Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Mahler, and more! Presented by Dubai Opera and Encore, this Gala Performance marks the orchestra's sixth anniversary. Witness talented young musicians elevate orchestral music to new heights on Saturday, 18 May. Their goal is to unite young talents from across the UAE communities, showcasing their musical prowess. Don't miss this extraordinary celebration of young musicians at Dubai Opera, with tickets starting from Dhs 150.

www.dubaiopera.com

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The Gruffalo’s Child, Live On Stage

When 18 And 19 May 

Where Theatre By QE2, Queen Elizabeth, Mina Rashid

Embark on an enchanting adventure with Tall Stories' adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's beloved picture book, 'The Gruffalo's Child.' Join the brave little Gruffalo's child as she ventures into the deep dark wood, encountering mysterious creatures along the way. With songs, laughs, and thrilling fun for ages 3 to 103, let your imagination soar. Tickets are available starting from Dhs 135.

www.theatrebyqe2.com

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Mame Khan In Concert 

When 19 May 

Where Zabeel Theatre, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Get ready for an unforgettable night as the renowned Indian singing sensation Mame Khan takes the stage for his debut public concert in Dubai. Hailing from the deserts of Rajasthan, India, Mame Khan is celebrated for his mesmerising performances blending folk, sufi, and Bollywood music. Don't miss the chance to experience his captivating voice, known for hits like 'Chaudhary' from Coke Studio. Tickets start from Dhs 100.

www.artforall.ae

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Dreams Of Rumi

When 19 May 

Where Theatre Of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Step into the world of Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, the renowned poet, Islamic scholar, and Sufi mystic, for an evening of enlightenment. Experience his profound wisdom on life challenges, inner peace, and love through authentic music, poetry, and mystical Sufi Whirling. In 90 minutes, Mr. Dervish and his ensemble will guide you through Rumi's world with tickets starting from Dhs 200.

www.toda.ae

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Rx Women's Cycling Marathon

When 19 May 

Where Dubai Islands 

Join the excitement with Rx Coffee Apothecary's inaugural Women's Cycling Marathon, in partnership with Dubai Sports Council, on 19 May. Set at Dubai Islands, the event starts at 6am and offers two categories: amateur and Emirati for a 20km ride and elite and Emirati for a challenging 30km route. Open to participants over 13, registration costs Dhs 96.60 and Dhs 136.50, respectively. Don't miss the chance to win fantastic prizes, including cash rewards and the prestigious Tour de France Green Jersey for the first-place winner in each category!

www.premieronline.com

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Chris Botti Live 

When 19 May 

Where Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai

Since the release of his acclaimed 2004 CD 'When I Fall In Love', Chris Botti has become America's top-selling instrumental artist. His music bridges genres, earning him four number 1 jazz albums and numerous Gold and Platinum Awards and Grammy Awards. His latest album Impressions won a Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental. Botti has collaborated with icons like Sting, Lady Gaga, and Frank Sinatra, selling over four million albums worldwide. Touring extensively, he's graced prestigious venues from Carnegie Hall to the Sydney Opera House. Don't miss the chance to experience his mesmerising performances, with tickets starting from Dhs 300.

www.dubaiopera.com

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