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Time For Some Theme Park Fun!
Updated on 27 December 2021

Over the years, Dubai has become a hub of exciting destinations for tourists and residents, from having the tallest building in the world to being home to the most luxurious hotel in the world, the city has so much to offer.

If you are looking for a break for the family and just want to spend time bonding with endless entertainment, then here are all the amazing theme parks in Dubai that you should definitely visit. 

IMG Worlds of Adventure

Unleash your inner superhero at IMG Worlds of Adventure. As the largest indoor theme park in the world, delight in meeting your favourite superheroes at the Marvel Zone and get pictures with Thor, Captain America, Black Widow and more.

Catch a movie at Novo Cinemas or go back in time where dinosaurs existed in the Lost Valley zone. Enjoy the amazing roller coasters, the Velociraptor and the Predator that will take you on spins and turns and will have you wanting to go on the rides, over and over again. 

If you love a good scare, step into the Haunted Hotel and get ready to scream and also explore the world of animation at the Cartoon Network zone, with Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls and Adventure Time rides.

www.imgworlds.com

Legoland Dubai

Adventure into a stunning world of Lego at Legoland Dubai. Explore Miniland which features amazing figurines of the iconic Dubai skyline and also enjoy an amazing light show where over 15,000 lego models will light up.

The theme park is the perfect place for children aged 2 to 12 years old and they can enjoy seeing how a Lego brick is made at the Factory and also get a Lego brick to keep.

Kids can go on their first roller coaster aboard the Dragon's Apprentice, get a driving license at Lego City and explore their creativity by learning how to build with Lego at the Master Builder Academy.

www.legoland.com

Motiongate Dubai

Explore the world of Motiongate Dubai where great movies come to life. Explore zones like Colombia Pictures, Studio Central, Lionsgate, Dreamworks and Smurfs Village at the park.

Meet and pose with Hotel Transylvania stars including Count Dracula, Johnny and Mavis, see how the Smurfs were created and join in an adventure to become the next Ghostbuster.

Enter the splash zone in the world of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs while on the river expedition and also go on the Capitol Bullet Train, if you have always wondered what the Capitol in The Hunger Games looks like.

www.motiongatedubai.com

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Make this festive season a special one with Al Habtoor City Hotel Collection
Discover Dubai has put together the ultimate weekend guide so you can make the most of every moment in Dubai. 
The show ill be held on 5 May at 2pm at Galeries Lafayette Atrium
A comedy show without getting off the sofa
Get ready for 10 days of non-stop laughter
The 8th edition of the Custom Show Emirates will run from 10 to 13 March at Expo City Dubai
Enjoy sales up to 90% off from 26 to 28 May
The event will run from 27 to 29 May
The event will be held from 8 to 13 March
Discover Dubai has curated the ultimate weekend guide, ensuring you experience the best of entertainment and excitement in the Emirates. 
Michelin-starred restaurants to feature at the return of one of Dubai's favourite events
Enjoy an active break with these fun things for kids to do this summer.
The first week of February fun!
Sit back and enjoy watching Esther Manito, Julian Deane, Tabarak and Imah perform
Dave Crane is coming back to Dubai with his iconic 'The Dave Crane Comedy Stage Hypnosis Show' on board the iconic QE2, located in Port Rashid. Tickets start from Dhs 99.
Check out these iconic events happening this month in the UAE!
Dubai is hosting its inaugural Japan Culture Con, providing an authentic experience of Japanese culture in the heart of the emirate. Japan Culture Con will take place at Burj Park in Downtown Dubai from 10 to 12 November. 
Things you can do for New Year's Eve.
Tine to kick of the three day weekend with some fun!
If you are planning to make the most of your weekend in Dubai, Discover Dubai is here with its ultimate weekend guide. 
A free yoga event will be held on Wednesday, 21 June at Danube Sports World for International Yoga Day
Dubai-ites get ready to dance 'Gangnam Style' as the South Korean sensation and K-pop idol PSY is all set to perform in at the UNTOLD Dubai festival.
Get ready for a fun event-filled weekend!
For yoga enthusiasts in Dubai, Discover Dubai recommends the ultimate experience at The Green Planet Dubai. They have introduced 'Yoga at the Rainforest', a 60-minute live streaming yin yoga and meditation session.
Top things to do in Bur Dubai, Karama, Al Mankhool, Al Jaddaf and Oud Metha
A round up of some exciting things to do over the next 7 days starting from this weekend!
The show will be held on 26 December at Sofitel Dubai Downtown
Make this month one full of beautiful memories!
Top things to do in Jumeirah 1,2,3, Beach Road, Al Wasl Road, Umm Suqeim, Al Sufouh, Palm Jumeirah
Delight in unending giggles with a great lineup of Mike Marino, Laura Hayden and Robby Slowik
Fun events for the weekend!
The August tour will feature Nick Guerra, Lisa Curry and Jack Jr
The season will run till 4 September
Amazing events to enjoy around the UAE this September
The event will run on 26 February at Media Rotana Hotel in Barsha Heights
Last weekend of the month fun
Events to enjoy yourself this weekend!
Tiësto, Ne-Yo, Armin van Buuren and more are set to perform!
The musical show will be run from 13 to 15 May
Top things to do in Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT), Emirates Living, Jebel Ali, Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR)
Make the most of the amazing National Day weekend
The singer will perform on 21 December at 8pm
Fun activities for the weekend
We cannot keep calm, as UNTOLD music festival is just two weeks away. The full artist lineup is yet to be revealed, the day-wise schedule is now available, adding to the anticipation for an unforgettable event.
Exciting events happening this weekend!
Winter has begun, and with the onset of winter, Dubai’s most loved open-air VOX cinema is back with a cool new look! Now called Vox Moonlight, it's on the rooftop of Galleria Mall on Al Wasl Road, where all the action is happening.
The show will be held on 9 October
The digital show will transform the artworks of the 12-year-old artist, Karolina Sávolt
Indian singer Neha Kakkar is making her way to Dubai for a one night only concert on 22 October at Coa-Cola Arena
UNTOLD has come to an end, leaving a lasting impression on the global festival scene. With over 185,000 music fans from across the globe attending, including 45,000 on the final day, the festival transformed Expo City Dubai into a musical paradise.
The one night only concert will be held on 28 April at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium
Dining, staycations and more for Mother's Day!
Fun things to do this week.
Things to check out this weekend!
Top things to do in Dubailand, Motor City, Sport City and Green Community
If you are in Dubai and are eager to maximise this festive break, Discover Dubai has put together the perfect guide for the ultimate long weekend experience.
The festival will be held from 7 September to 2 October
The event will be held at Times Square Center
Guinness World Records has cited Dubai Holding's Hatta sign with the tag of “Tallest Landmark Sign”.
The championships will be held from 18 to 28 October
Known as the Godfather of EDM, Dutch DJ and record producer Tiësto is all set to headline UNTOLD Dubai, the mega festival taking place at Expo City in Dubai from 15 to 18 February. 
The concert will be held on 11 March 2023
If you're looking to make the most of the upcoming weekend, Discover Dubai has you covered with the ultimate guide to all the events happening in the Emirate. 
Dubai-ites brace yourselves, Tunes DXB is back by popular demand, offering an impressive line-up of live music during the Dubai Shopping Festival.
The concert will be held on 27 November
The service will be included in the ticket
The IWBF Wheelchair Basketball World Championships is running now until 20 June and is free to attend
Dubai Parks and Resorts has announced an impressive New Year's Eve spectacle. Everyone, including UAE residents and visitors, is welcome to witness a spectacular laser show and enjoy family-friendly fireworks on Sunday, 31 December. 
Central Cee and Jorja Smith will headline at the event
Enjoy an amazing performance by Indian playback singer Asha Bhosle 8 September at Coca-Cola Arena
Get ready for an exciting and eventful weekend!
Get Ready For The First World Padel League In Dubai!
DSS is returning for over nine weeks of amazing sales and entertainment
The artist will perform on 27 March
Enjoy watching movies and Ramadan markets this year
Spooky Planet, The Green Planet's outdoor Halloween extravaganza, will transform the indoor rainforest into a Halloween wonderland from 6 to 31 October. 
The singer of 'Young, Dumb and Broke' is now scheduled to take the stage in Dubai on 2 March 2024, at the Coca-Cola Arena.
Make July a brilliant one to remember with activations galore
The UNTOLD music festival has kicked off its Middle East debut at Expo City in Dubai, marking a historic moment for the city. Running for four days until 18 February, the first day witnessed over 40,000 music enthusiasts gathering at the venue.
American comedian and podcaster Andrew Schulz will perform on 22 October at Etihad Arena, Yas Island
Eventful things happening over the next seven days
The electric concert will be held on 18 March at Coca-Cola Arena
The concert will be held for two nights on 30 September and 1 October at Queen Elizabeth II Theatre
The event will be held on 14 October at City Walk
Time for a break and some fun this weekend
The annual summer shopping event will run from 1 July to 4 September
Exciting events to check out this weekend
To honour the Chinese New Year and the Year of the Dragon, Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment has introduced a variety of thrilling events, entertaining attractions, and retail specials happening throughout the city this week. 
Maroon 5, the Grammy-winning band will grace the stage in Dubai this November. The band will deliver an outstanding performance at the upcoming Dubai Airshow during Dubai Airports' Gala Dinner.
Ten full weeks of Dubai Summer Surprises starts from 1 July running until 4 September
The show will begin from 18 June
The lineup will feature Michael Gelbart, Emmanuel Sonubi and Dana Alexander
The American rock band KISS will perform as part of their final 'End of the Road' world tour on 13 October at Coca-Cola Arena
The festival will run from 12 to 21 May around Dubai
The artist will perform on 3 December
The show will be held on 3 October at Coca-Cola Arena
Amazing activities to enjoy this weekend!
One of the biggest and most popular Sufi singers in Pakistan and globally, Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, is set to perform in Dubai on Friday, 29 December 2023 at Coca-Cola Arena.
Enjoy the matches while the kids stay entertained!
Amazing events to enjoy this weekend around Dubai
The show is divided into three sections highlighting the work of each artist
Prepare for an unforgettable musical journey as the legendary American R&B group Boyz II Men, comprising Wanya Morris, Nathan Morris, and Shawn Stockman, return to Dubai on 28 April.
The exhibition is on from 11 to 15 May
The Laughter Factory is back for more laughs!
Exciting news for Marvel enthusiasts! It's time to dust off your capes and masks because the Marvel Universe LIVE is bringing iconic superheroes like Spider-Man, The Avengers, and Guardians of the Galaxy to Dubai.
Fill your weekend with all the activities and enjoyment!
Time to kick back and enjoy the weekend
Hello, art enthusiasts in Dubai! Exciting news for you! The Quoz Arts Fest at Alserkal Avenue is making a comeback for its 11th edition on 27 and 28 January 2024.
Take a look at some of the different staycations you can try in Dubai and across the UAE.
A sachet of lettuce seeds are included with each Happy Meal
Dubai-ites get ready to laugh out loud as renowned American comedian and actor Kevin Hart is all set to take over Dubai for one night only at Coca-Cola Arena on 4 March 2024.
Your little ones will thank you.
Brilliant events to make the weekend a memorable one
Brilliant events to check out this weekend
Time for some laughs with the Laughter Factory!
Roxy Cinemas, renowned for its premium cinema experience in Dubai has announced a memorable New Year's Eve celebration at its luxurious The Beach branch in JBR, with a special movie adventure.
The concert will be held at the Coca Cola Arena on 28 October
The Halloween celebration will run from 20 to 31 October
The concert will be held on 18 March 2023
The LOADED live concert at The Irish Village in Al Garhoud will see performances from Dodgy, Toploader, Stereo MC and Fun Lovin' Criminals on 4 November
Get ready for the weekend!
With new offerings, immersive experiences and attractions, Dubai knows how to keep its visitors and residents entertained. And now, to add more to the entertainment, Dubai gets one-of-a-kind live-action go-karting experience.
Are you missing travelling and exploring new places? Even with us being confined to our homes, you can still keep discovering new places through complimentary virtual tours arranged by digital platform Google Arts and Culture.
Watch amazing fountain shows with the stunning Dubai skyline
Art lovers, we have BIG news for you. All the way from Seoul, South Korea, Arte Museum has now made its way to Dubai in Dubai Mall, marking its first venture in the Middle East.
Fun things to check out this weekend!
The market will open to the public from 13 October
Get ready for a December full of fun and festivities in the UAE! As 2023 winds down, the UAE is buzzing with amazing concerts, shows, and events that promise a good time.
Jubin Nautiyal, the renowned Indian playback singer with his enchanting voice, is gearing up to mesmerise the city in a magical evening of melody on 30 December.
The June tour will see Liz Miele, Khaled Khalafalla and Scott Bennett perform
Brilliant events to check out this weekend
Take a break this weekend
From enjoying live concerts at Coca-Cola Arena to watching WrestleFest DXB and comedy shows, here are some fun things you must do in Dubai over the weekend of 8- 10 September.
Make your Dad feel his absolute best and show him how much you love and appreciate him!
Mini golf at Mini World is offering a free game until Tuesday, 7 November. The 18-hole mini-golf course provides adventure and fun for individuals of all ages.
The Coldplay concert will be held on 4 February, with the Queen showcase held on 3 and 4 March
The concert will be held at the Coca Cola Arena on 26 August
Journeys taken by taxis has grown to their highest level compared to previous years
The Christmas show at Festival Bay is held daily till 28 December at 7.30pm
Dubai-ites brace yourselves as Ski Dubai is set to host the second edition of the Festive Fun Run on Saturday, 9 December. Taking place at Ski Dubai within the Mall of the Emirates, this -4°C race event boasts a delightful visit from Santa Claus.
The venue will be open from 8am to 1am during Ramadan
Fun activities for the weekend
Things to check out this weekend
After enthralling audiences in India for eight years and making its first international debut in London in 2023, Jashn-e-Rekhta, the world's largest Urdu language, literature, and cultural festival, is coming to Dubai on 27 and 28 January.
Time to get up to some fun this new year!
The Butterfly Carnival Music Festival will be held on 11 November at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre
From laughter shows, concerts and more, there is something for all to enjoy!
Celebrate Eid with loads of fun and activities in Dubai
Weekends are always great for some fun!
With over 50 supercars in one place, Riverland at Dubai Parks and Resorts is hosting a special exhibition on Thursday, 22 February, featuring a parade of luxury cars.
Time for some weekend fun
Spend this weekend having fun!
The four-day international motion picture gala, META Film Fest, is all set to return for its second edition in Dubai from 9 to 12 November. The four-day fest will take place at VOX Cinemas, Wafi City.
Amazing activities to do over the weekend!
Go from Fri-boo to Fri-yay!
Amazing things to make this weekend one to remember!
If you want to make the most of your weekends in the emirate by enjoying events, live shows and more, Discover Dubai has got you covered with the ultimate weekend guide.
As we observe the International Day of Sign Languages today, we’ve rounded up a few places in the UAE that teach sign language, so you can learn a new skill while opening yourself up to a whole new world.
Make this weekend a fun one with these amazing events
UNTOLD Dubai, the four-day festival will be held in February 2024 at Expo City Dubai
Fun events to check out in Dubai!
Amazing events to make it a memorable Eid Al Fitr!
The ice show will be held on 6 and 7 January 2023 at Coca-Cola Arena
The multisensory experience will be available to the public from 23 September
The event will be held on 20 April at Pure White at Dubai Harbour
The show will run from 21 to 26 February 2023 at Dubai Opera
The weekend is around the corner, and with Dubai being the hub for everything fun, hip and happening, if you are looking to attend concerts, shows and events in the emirate, Discover Dubai is back with its ultimate weekend guide.
Comedian to make his Dubai debut in March.
The concert will be held on 4 February 2023 at Coca-Cola Arena
The exhibition is open till 30 June
From thrill seekers to theatre lovers, there is something for everyone this weekend!
Enjoy paddling around the lagoon with dolphins!
The show will be held on Saturday, 13 May at Movenpick JBR Dubai
No plans? We've got you covered!
Here are some fun things you can do with your family.
Get ready for three amazing days of deliciousness and entertainment!
Coke Studio fans, it's time to unite and glee in excitement since the highly-anticipated second edition of Coke Studio Live is all set to take stage at Coca-Cola Arena on 25 November.
Famous British Indie pop band Bastille is all set to perform in Coca-Cola Arena on 1 November 2023. Tickets for the concert start from Dhs 199 and goes up to Dhs 350.
The firework show will be held at 10pm at Dubai Festival City Mall
The event is held from 7 to 17 July
Here are some things you can do this weekend!
Get ready for a great tour filled with loads of laughs!
The exciting Cirque du Soleil experience will have 11 shows from 11 to 18 January 2023
The dates for Dubai's iconic Madinat Jumeirah festive market are finally out. The market will make a comeback from 15 December to 7 January 2024. Located on Madinat Jumeirah Fort Island, the festive market will be spread across 1,750 sqm.
Mums can now enjoy the ultimate relaxation with or without the children at the Hilton Dubai Jumeirah
If you're looking to kick off the new year by attending exciting events, Discover Dubai has you covered with its ultimate guide.
The 12th edition of Sikka Art and Design Festival, held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, will take place from 23 February to 3 March.
Make this Eid Al Adha break a blast with amazing events
The run will be held on 19 March from 7.30am
It is time for the long Eid holiday fun!
Experience the vibrant culture of Japan in the heart of Dubai at the Museum of the Future with Salt Camp's Japanese festival.
The Noise Next Door comedy troupe is coming to Dubai on the 28 and 29 January.
The concert will be held on 30 July at The Agenda in Media City
Enjoy watching amazing street artists from 8 to 20 March
Exciting events to be a part of this month!
Indian comedian, actor and television host Kapil Sharma will perform at Coca-Cola Arena on 24 September
The sale will run from 25 to 27 November
Make the most of the festive season with family and friends!
Dubai-ites, get ready for a mega dose of fun because guess who's landing in January 2024? It's none other than the PAW Patrol squad!
Discover Dubai has your guide for the best things to do. Don't wait! Bookmark now and get ready for some weekend fun!
Time for some fun events this weekend!
Brilliant events that are sure to make the month a fun one for all!
The lineup for the Coke Studio Live extravaganza has been unveiled, promising an unforgettable night for music enthusiasts.
The hub will run from 1 April to 21 September
Watch Blue, Boyzlife and Five perform on 13 October at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium
With new offerings, immersive experiences and attractions, Dubai knows how to keep its visitors and residents entertained. And now, to add more to the entertainment, Dubai gets one-of-a-kind live-action go-karting experience.
The concert will be held on 6 October at Coca-Cola Arena
The one and only Busta Rhymes, the legendary American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer, is set to take the stage as the headliner on Sunday, 10 December.
Exciting events to enjoy this week!
Amazing events to make the weekend one to remember!
Enjoy live performances, dining, music and more
The three-day exhibition will be held from 28 to 30 October
Time for some weekend excitement!
Amazing events to make the weekend worthwhile
Fun activities for the weekend
Events that will make this weekend one to remember!
Known for hosting some of the most extravagant celebrations worldwide, and after following its successful 2023 edition, Elrow Dubai XXL is gearing up to dominate the Middle East once again in 2024.
Another week, some more activities
Make the weekend a fun one!
The show will be held on 3 September at the Coca Cola Arena
Get ready to turn those frowns upside down at the at The Selfdrive Laughter Factory August tour!!
Things to do this weekend when bored!
Cinema Akil is set to host Italian Film Week from 9 to 15 June
Dhai Dubai invites visitors to experience seven light art installations that reflect the diverse narratives and creative expressions of the city. Running from 26 January to 4 February, 2024, the festival promises an engaging program suitable for all.
The concert will be held at Coca-Cola Arena
The festival will run for ten days from 12 to 21 May
The event will be held from 16 to 18 December
Time to get ready for some weekend fun!
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