happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 24 - 26 May
Things To Do For The Weekend 24 - 26 May
Updated on 23 May 2024

Get ready to make the most of your weekend in Dubai with Discover Dubai's top recommendations for concerts and events. Whether you're eager to explore the city or catch some live music, we've covered you with the ultimate weekend plans.

James Blunt Live 

When 24 May 

Where Coca-Cola Arena Dubai 

Get ready for an unforgettable night as globally renowned singer-songwriter James Blunt will perform on 24 May as part of his 'Who We Used To Be' album tour. Experience his musical journey, featuring hits like 'You're Beautiful' and 'Goodbye My Lover' and new singles like 'Beside You'. Tickets start from Dhs 250 for a night of pure musical magic.

www.coca-cola-arena.com

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The Sound Of Legends

When 24 May 

Where Theatre Of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Embark on an immersive journey through your beloved fantasy realms like The Witcher and Game of Thrones, all in stunning 360°. Presented by the captivating singer Julie Shamaani, known for her enchanting voice, this event promises to transport you to magical lands where heroes and dragons reign. With tickets starting from Dhs 190, enjoy music from The Lord of the Rings, Skyrim, Vikings, The Pirates of the Caribbean and more.

www.toda.ae

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The Baby Expo 

When 24 and 25 May 

Where Dubai World Trade Centre

Dubai is hosting the Middle East's first-ever The Baby Expo, a global event focused on babies, toddlers, and maternity. The Baby Expo is taking place on 24 and 25 May at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Featuring over 150 global brands specialising in mother, baby, and early years products, the event offers parents and expectant parents the chance to explore, test, and buy thousands of products. Tickets for The Baby Expo start from Dhs 75. 

www.thebabyexpo.com

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Showtime

When 25 May 

Where Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai 

Get ready for an electrifying music extravagance at Coca-Cola Arena with Showtime! Featuring a lineup of talented artists like B Praak, Sagar Wali Qawwali, and the Faridi Brothers, it promises an unforgettable evening. Hosted by the vibrant Harsh Gujral, the event guarantees high energy throughout. Presented by PME Entertainment and Aura Nights, tickets start at Dhs 175. Don't miss out on this soulful experience!

www.coca-cola-arena.com

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Savanna Jazz

When 25 May 

Where Theatre Of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Embark on a musical journey through South African classics with Claude Cozens, a renowned piano maestro who's graced prestigious stages worldwide. Over the weekend, Claude Cozens will unveil the Grandfathers of Jazz, blending local rhythms with classical styles. Experience the essence of Africa Day with compositions by Abdullah Ibrahim, Winston Mankunku, and more, played on a grand piano amidst Marcel van Luit's immersive 360° animalistic art. Get ready for the wildest jazz gig in town, tickets from Dhs 180!

www.toda.ae

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Africa Day 2024

When 25 May 

Where Alkebulan Dining Hall, Expo City Dubai

Celebrate Africa Day at Alkebulan Dining Hall with a vibrant day of live music, DJ sets, dance performances, art displays, craft workshops, a marketplace, and delicious cuisine from across the continent. This inclusive and family-friendly event features engaging activities for children and encourages attendees to wear bright colours. Tickets are Dhs 60 per person when booked online, Dhs 100 at the door, and free for children aged 12 and under.

www.expocitydubai.com

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Hot Since 82

When 25 May 

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

Get ready for an epic finale as Hot Since 82 takes the stage at the Amare season closing event on Saturday, 25 May. Headlining Tomorrowland's Amare Stage, he'll treat you to a blend of deep house and techno that'll have you hooked. Joining him are Quilliam and rising star Raffa Guido, known for the hit track 'Famax'. Purchase the tickets starting at Dhs 200 and be part of this unforgettable night of music.

www.terrasolisdubai.com

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Candlelight Concert - Hans Zimmer’s Best Works

When 25 May 

Where  Zabeel Theatre, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Experience the enchantment of live, multi-sensory musical journeys like never before in Dubai with Candlelight Concerts. Head to Zabeel Theatre for an unforgettable evening featuring the best works of Hans Zimmer, all in the soft glow of candlelight. Secure your tickets now, starting from Dhs 200, and immerse yourself in the magic of this extraordinary event.

www.artforall.ae

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Visa By Karim Gharbi

When 25 May 

Where Theatre By QE2, Queen Elizabeth, Mina Rashid

Experience the compelling play 'Visa' by Tunisian actor Karim Al-Gharbi, delving into the challenges faced by Tunisian youth amidst economic and social hardships. The narrative follows their aspirations of immigrating to Europe for a better life, intertwining with the story of a European girl's journey to Tunisia. Presented in a satirical comedy format, the play respectfully portrays Arab-Islamic traditions and customs, maintaining high moral standards. Don't miss out on this thought-provoking performance, with tickets starting at Dhs 120.

www.theatrebyqe2.com

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Rome Opera Ballet

When 25 and 26 May 

Where Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai

Don't miss out on a historic moment at Dubai Opera as they welcome the esteemed Rome Opera Ballet for their highly anticipated premiere in the UAE. Led by visionary Étoile and Director Eleonora Abbagnato, this acclaimed ballet company promises an enchanting evening of artistry. From classics like 'Sleeping Beauty' to captivating performances, the Rome Opera Ballet delivers a cultural convergence of opera, concerts, and ballet. Secure your tickets now for an unforgettable blend of dance, glamour, and Italian artistic legacy, starting at Dhs 335.

www.dubaiopera.com

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Dubai Tango Festival

When Until 26 May 

Where Lapita, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Autograph Collection

The 12th edition of the Dubai Tango Festival is back at Lapita, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Autograph Collection. It will feature internationally renowned tango champions like Betsabet Flores and Jonathan Spitel. From 23 to 26 May, enjoy workshops, milongas, a gala show, and free yoga sessions. Don't miss out on this thrilling four-day event, with tickets starting from Dhs 1,350.

www.dubaitangofest.com

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AeroQueen With A Symphony Orchestra

When 26 May 

Where Zabeel Theatre, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Experience the ultimate rock fusion with AeroQueen, a unique show blending the hits of Aerosmith and Queen with the grandeur of a symphony orchestra. Led by French rock vocalist Pierre Edel, renowned for his appearances on The Voice in multiple countries, this electrifying performance promises over 15 iconic tracks from both legendary bands with surprises from Edel himself. With a track record of over 80 million YouTube views and hundreds of global concerts, this two-hour spectacle is not to be missed. Tickets start at Dhs 225.

www.artforall.ae

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