happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 31 May - 2 June
Things To Do For The Weekend 31 May - 2 June
Updated on 31 May 2024

The weekend is just around the corner, which means it's time to rock and roll and enjoy the best that Dubai has to offer. From plays to events and shows, a lot is happening in Dubai. If you're looking for options, Discover Dubai has you covered with its guide. 

Merry Cream Comedy Play

When 31 May

Where Zabeel Theatre, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Merry Cream is a romantic comedy play that blends humour with important social messages. Directed by Lina Abyad and written by Walid Arakji, it stars Lama Lawand, Dory al Samarany, Mya Allawi, Jennifer Yammine, and Walid Arakji. Follow Nicolas as he prepares a surprise proposal dinner for his girlfriend, Nour, with help from his friend Joe and Joe's girlfriend, Tanya. Chaos ensues when his mother, Rola, unexpectedly visits, leading to a series of comedic twists. Perfect for a friend's night out, tickets start at Dhs 165.

www.artforall.ae

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Ibn Battuta: Journey Of A Nomad

When 31 May 

Where Theatre Of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Immerse yourself in the medieval Islamic world through the eyes of legendary explorer Ibn Battuta. Travel from Egypt's bustling markets to Iran's majestic mosques, Morocco's deserts, and India's vibrant bazaars. In 75 minutes, Khalil Sheikh, Samaneh, and her ensemble guide you through his epic adventures with a fusion of poetry, storytelling, and authentic music. Experience this unique 360° event. Tickets start at Dhs 150.

www.toda.ae

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Music Concert By Heydoo Hedayati

When 31 May 

Where Theatre By QE2, Queen Elizabeth, Mina Rashid

Enjoy Iranian folklore music blended with jazz, pop, and folk tunes, creating a unique musical atmosphere at Theatre By QE2. Iranian musicians will perform a mix of South Iranian music, pop, and jazz. The show includes a performance by the well-known artist Heydoo! Enjoy a 90-minute concert, perfect for Iranian and non-Iranian audiences, with no intermission. Tickets start at Dhs 200.

www.theatrebyqe2.com

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Hans Zimmer Live 

When 31 May And 1 June 

Where Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai 

Get ready for an extraordinary event as Hans Zimmer is set to grace the stage at Coca-Cola Arena on Friday, 31 May and Saturday, 1 June. Join the Multi-Academy Award and Grammy-winning Hollywood artist for an unforgettable night of cinematic music marvel. Experience the magic of his live orchestra and film scores from legendary productions like The Lion King and Gladiator. 

www.coca-cola-arena.com

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Shop At 3 Day Super Sale 

When 31 May to 2 June 

Where Across Dubai 

Dubai's highly anticipated 3-Day Super Sale (3DSS) runs from 31 May to 2 June 2024. Organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), the event offers incredible savings of up to 90% at over 2,000 participating outlets and 500 top brands. Exclusive bargains are available across popular brands like IKEA, H&M, Samsung, Tommy Hilfiger and more. Don't miss out on this city-wide shopping extravagance!

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Enjoy Italian Film Festival 

When 31 May to 6 June 

Where Cinema Akil, Warehouse 68, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz Industrial District

Cinema Akil, an independent cinema platform dedicated to bringing quality films from around the globe to UAE, has announced the return of its fourth annual Italian Film Week. Beginning 31 May, in partnership with the Italian Cultural Institute Abu Dhabi, Cinema Akil will showcase six highly praised films brimming with captivating narratives exploring themes of identity, family bonds, and personal growth. Tickets per screening cost Dhs 52.50 (excluding VAT). You can also unlock special access to nine classic and contemporary Italian films with a season pass priced at Dhs 225 (excluding VAT). 

www.cinemaakil.com

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Dance With Garage Nation 

When 1 June 

Where P7 Arena in Media One Hotel, Al Sufouh

Garage Nation is making a rejoicing return, igniting the stage with electrifying beats and unbeatable vibes on Saturday. Enjoy music from DJ Scott Garcia along with the lyrical genius MC Vapour making his Dubai debut. Prepare to be mesmerised by the queen of vocal UK Garage, Kele Le Roc. Adding to the excitement is DJ Professor X, delivering the finest UK Garage tunes, both new and old, for his inaugural show with Garage Nation Dubai. Resident DJs Karno and Ruuz will also be spinning tracks to keep the party going, all hosted by the charismatic MC Tino. General ticket starts from Dhs 150 and VIP tables from Dhs 300. 

www.platinumlist.com

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Attend The Largest Yoga Event 

When 1 June 

Where Asateer Tent, Atlantis The Palm

On Saturday, 1 June, Lululemon is hosting the largest yoga and mindfulness session at Asateer Tent, Atlantis The Palm, ahead of International Day of Yoga. Open to all experience levels, the free event expects 1,500 guests and features Lululemon ambassadors and certified yoga instructors. Sessions include 'Play and Pause' for physical and mental balance and 'Sculpt and Flow,' combining Pilates and Yoga. The event runs from 9am to 2pm and includes healthy bites, refreshments, and a Lululemon pop-up shop.

www.eventbrite.com

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Majid Al Mohandis Live 

When 1 June

Where Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai

Legendary Arab artist Majid Al Mohandis, known as 'the Prince', 'Voice of a Diamond', and 'the Engineer of the Arabic Song', is set to take over Dubai this weekend. Famous for hits like 'Shahd El Hourouf', 'Eateni Waqtan', and 'Wahishni Moot', Majid Al Mohandis will perform live at Dubai Opera. Don’t miss this chance to experience his musical artistry. Tickets start at Dhs 350.

www.dubaiopera.com

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Russian Poetry Night With Ivan Kokorin

When 1 June 

Where Theatre Of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Join Ivan Kokorin, a renowned theatre and movie actor, for an immersive 360° evening of Russian poetry. Experience the powerful verses of Pushkin, Esenin, Gaft, and Rozhdestvensky, crafted to evoke deep emotions. Themes of love, loss, hope, despair, fatalism, resilience, passion, and melancholy will take you on a rollercoaster of feelings, accompanied by soothing piano melodies and an immersive 360° show. Tickets start at Dhs 200.

www.toda.ae

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Russell Kane Live 

When 2 June 

Where Theatre By QE2, Queen Elizabeth, Mina Rashid

Comedian, presenter, actor, and author Russell Kane is back on the road with his sharp wit and energetic 'storming physical comedy' and is all set to leave you in splits over the weekend. Don't miss the chance to experience his high-octane humour live. Get your tickets now for an unforgettable comedy show! Tickets start at Dhs 175.

www.theatrebyqe2.com

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Night At The Opera

When 2 June 

Where Theatre Of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Visit the Theatre Of Digital Arts for a classical gala and experience opera like never before in 360°. This June, internationally acknowledged opera diva Alina Vasina (Mezzo-soprano), alongside pianist Jelena Matvejevskaja, will present timeless tales of love, betrayal, and redemption. Tickets start at Dhs 150.

www.toda.ae

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