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Activities To Keep Kids Busy This Summer!
Updated on 14 July 2022

The summer holidays are in full swing, and with the initial excitement of schools closing wearing off, trying to keep the children occupied becomes top of many parent's lists.

Dubai is home to a host of activities and enjoyment for all ages, that is sure to keep kids busy any day of the week.

For those just looking for a variety of day-outs for the kids, here are some places to visit that will keep them entertained and active.

IMG Worlds of Adventure

If your kids have always dreamed of meeting their superhero, now is the chance to enjoy the summer at IMG Worlds of Adventure. Explore six different zones from Cartoon Network shows starring The Powerpuff Girls and Ben 10, to enjoying thrilling rides at The Lost Valley or getting a big scare at The Haunted House. Till 4 September, guests can also enjoy SummerFest, where live magic shows, new attractions and offers will be available for all to enjoy. Prices start at Dhs 335.

Modesh World

The 25th edition of Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) is currently on and with it comes the fun and exciting Modesh World. The perfect getaway for children, Modesh World at Dubai World Trade Centre offers kids bouncy castles, fun rides, live performances and meet and greets with the stars of the show, Modesh and Dana.

Aventura Parks

Located at Mushrif Parks, Aventura Parks is a great place to visit as it is home to the largest zipline adventure park in Dubai. Enjoy a great nature trail and obstacle course and when in need of a break, grab a bite at the cafe. Although the summer heat is here, the park is covered in Ghaf trees that help in giving shade and as the nights are cooler, it is a great place to visit for endless fun. Prices start at Dhs 95.

Fun City

Fun City is a great place to visit as it has so many activities available. With multiple locations at various malls, kids can enjoy the soft play zone, rides for the thrill seekers, skill games like basketball, pacman smash and hockey as well as fun arcade games. Kids can also redeem their tokens collected at the shop and get a prize of their choice.


Tr88house is a great place to enjoy multiple activities in one place. Enjoy playing rounds of mini golf in a glow-in-the-dark setting, playing laser tag in different simulations and seeing how far you can bounce at the trampoline park. Targeted at little children, Munchkin Monster is also a great spot for little kids to have a blast. Prices start at Dhs 45.

Dubai Parks and Resorts

Dubai Parks and Resorts is the one-stop destination for kids to enjoy four different theme parks. Venture into the world of Lego at Legoland or enjoy splashing away at Legoland Waterpark. Bollywood Parks is a great place for kids to spend the day living a Bollywood movie or enjoy endless rides and activities with themes from Hotel Transylvania, The Smurfs and more at Motiongate Dubai. Prices start at Dhs 395.

Magic Planet

Magic Planet is the perfect spot for kids to have endless fun as well as when you need to keep the kids busy. The arcade game zone, with multiple branches at malls around Dubai, offers children with loads of rides to enjoy as well as various arcade games. By playing the games, kids can collect tokens, which can then be redeemed to get a gift of their choice.

Ski Dubai

If the desert heat is taking a toll, Ski Dubai at Mall of the Emirates is a great place to beat the heat while enjoying a bunch of winter activities during summer. Enjoy access to the snow park, go as many times on the chairlift and try out the zorb ball. Kids can also enjoy learning how to snowboard and ski and when in need of a break, warm up and watch a comfort movie at the Snow Cinema. The Penguin Encounter is also available to all where guests can spend time interacting with penguins. Prices start at Dhs 195.

The Green Planet

Step into the rainforest at The Green Planet at Citywalk. Kids can enjoy spending time meeting a wide range of animals and reptiles at the indoor biodome. Home to over 3,000 plants and animals, enjoy a variety of experiences like the creatures of the night, snorkelling with piranhas or spending a day as a zookeeper. Guests can also enjoy an amazing camping experience, with an overnight stay at the tropical biodome. Ticket prices start at Dhs 140.

Etihad Museum

Located on 1 Jumeirah Street, the Eithad Museum is a great place to visit with kids as it sheds a light on the rich culture, traditions and heritage of the UAE and its people. Open daily from 10am to 8pm, enjoy learning about the journey taken by the UAE from 1968 and 1974 as well as the ways it has developed since then. Entry ticket prices start at Dhs 10.

Dubai Dolphinarium

If your child loves animals, then Dubai Dolphinarium is the place to visit. Watch an amazing show as the dolphins and seals swim around and perform tricks, it is a great show for all ages. Kids can also enjoy playing a game with the dolphins as well as swimming with them. Visitors can also enjoy spending time watching stunning exotic birds fly around as part of the Creek Park Exotic Bird Show. Also enjoy getting unique pictures with the Steller's Sea Eagle and the Harris Hawk. Prices start at Dhs 49.

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

Explore a series of animal encounters at the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo at Dubai Mall. Spend time with Gentoo Penguins at the penguin encounter, learn more about sharks and be a shark trainer for the day, feed sting rays at the ray encounter and visit the 40 year old king crocodile. Ticket prices start at Dhs 199.

Play DXB

Located at Dubai Mall, Play DXB is a great spot to check out with kids as it is an immersive VR Park experience. Enjoy rides, games and educational journeys at the one-of-a-kind VR park in the Middle East. Play DXB also offers visitors inflatable playgrounds and trampolines, perfect for kids, arcade games and carousel rides. Prices start at Dhs 100.

Wild Wadi Waterpark

Waterparks are always a great option to keep the little ones busy and happy. Wild Wadi Waterpark in Jumeirah has a wide range of exciting rides like the Jumeirah Sceirah, Wipeout Flowrider, White Water Wadi as well as relaxing attractions like the lazy river. When hungry, the waterpark also offers a wide range of dining options to keep the energy levels of the children up for the whole day. Prices start at Dhs 109.

Action Park

Action Park at Last Exit, AUH Bound by Meeras is a great place for kids that love thrilling challenges. Home to the popular paintball, explore a bunch of simulation challenges from 'Capture the Flag', 'Rescue the President' and 'Attack and Defend' as well as the smash room, where everyone can get all their anger out and break things. Prices start at Dhs 85 per person.

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The exhibition is open till 30 June
Make July a brilliant one to remember with activations galore
The concert will be held on 30 July at The Agenda in Media City
Watch performances from the boyband BTS and experience Parasite live
Dance the night away on 25 February from 9pm to 2am
Enjoy amazing dining options and live music sessions and performances!
Get ready for a fun event-filled weekend!
Events that will make this weekend one to remember!
The singer will perform on 8 October at the Coca Cola Arena
So don your explorer hat and make the most of your weekend with Discover Dubai's comprehensive guide, filled with fantastic ideas and recommendations for the best things to do in this vibrant city.
The lightsaber will be on display till 31 March at the Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium
Great events to enjoy this weekend!
Here are some fun things you can do with your family.
The event will be held from 8 to 13 March
The packages are aimed at children of all ages.
UK comedian Michael McIntyre is making his way to Dubai for a one-night-only show on 13 January 2024 at Coca-Cola Arena
The shows will be held on 6 and 7 May
The concert will be held on 8 June at Coca-Cola Arena
The final run will be held on 26 March
The Guinness World Recording waterpark is gearing up to welcome guests to another edition of Aquaventure After Dark. Anticipate an evening filled with excitement and more.
The renowned American rapper and singer Denzel Curry will perform on 12 October at Bla Bla Dubai
From foot juggling, hand balancing and aerial acts, the show has it all!
Exciting events to enjoy this weekend!
Tine to kick of the three day weekend with some fun!
Time for some weekend excitement!
Get ready for an exciting and eventful weekend!
Here's to an amazing weekend!
The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, the biggest celebration of stories and ideas in the region, is set to come back from 31 January to 6 February 2024 at the Intercontinental, Dubai Festival City.
The event will be held at Times Square Center
Amazing festive markets to check out for all your winter needs!
Guinness World Records has cited Dubai Holding's Hatta sign with the tag of “Tallest Landmark Sign”.
The festival will be held from 12 to 22 May
The band will perform on 2 October
The lineup for the Coke Studio Live extravaganza has been unveiled, promising an unforgettable night for music enthusiasts.
Fun events to enjoy this weekend
Make this festive season a special one with Al Habtoor City Hotel Collection
Make this long weekend a fun one!
Enjoy the matches while the kids stay entertained!
Dubai's ultimate Drum N Bass Night, Project 174 by MAC Global, is gearing up for an exciting night on 6 October, starting at 8pm at the P7 Arena, Media One Hotel.
The Laughter Factory May lineup is sure to fill you with laughs
The concert will be held on 11 March 2023
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.
Brilliant events to make the weekend a memorable one
The show will run from 21 to 26 February 2023 at Dubai Opera
Events to check out this month!
The activities will be held daily from 4pm to 10pm
The festival runs from 12 to 22 May
Time to break out the fun shoes for this weekend!
The show will be held on 3 October at Coca-Cola Arena
Multi-platinum selling global superstar Khalid, who was named one of Time’s Most Influential People of 2019, is all set to make his Dubai debut with an electrifying performance at Coca-Cola Arena on Friday, 27 October.
Make this May a special one with Disney Concerts!
Enjoy an amazing performance by the artist for Eid on 23 April at Coca-Cola Arena
The event will run from 31 March to 9 April at Sound Stages, Dubai Studio City with up to 90% off on various books
The shows will be held from September until November
Get ready for unlimited fun!
Here are some things you can do this weekend!
Indian comedian, actor and television host Kapil Sharma will perform at Coca-Cola Arena on 24 September
Get into the festive spirit with live stand up comedy!
Enjoy paddling around the lagoon with dolphins!
American comedian and podcaster Andrew Schulz will perform on 22 October at Etihad Arena, Yas Island
Let loose for the weekend!
Some last weekend of the month fun!
Discover Dubai has prepared the ultimate guide just for you. Dive in and discover the excitement!
The annual summer shopping event will run from 1 July to 4 September
Cinema Akil is set to host Italian Film Week from 9 to 15 June
The event will be held from 29 October to 27 November
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.
The September Selfdrive Laughter Factory Tour features Dane Baptiste, Karen Rontowski and Jack Gleadow
The festival will run from 12 to 21 May around Dubai
Get ready to make the most of the new month!
Fun activities to try over the weekend
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.
The festival will be held on 9 and 10 September
The hub will run from 1 April to 21 September
Make this month one full of beautiful memories!
Make your Dad feel his absolute best and show him how much you love and appreciate him!
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.
Make the most of the amazing National Day weekend
Love Trance? This Friday night, Grab your free tickets for InnerTrance
Eventful things happening over the next seven days
Activities to make the weekend worthwhile!
We CANNOT keep CALM, as the lineup for UNTOLD Music Festival, making its Middle East debut at Expo City Dubai from 15 to 18 February 2024, has been revealed.
The shows will be held on 4 and 5 March in Dubai and from 10 to 12 March in Abu Dhabi
Do you love food and more food? Then this is for you. Etisalat Beach Canteen, part of Dubai Food Festival, is back for daily from 8pm onwards until 14 March. The food carnival is on Jumeriah Beach
Let the weekend fun begin!
Fun things to do this weekend.
Fun events to check out in Dubai!
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.
Circle 13 December on your calendars because Dubai Bling Season 2 is hitting the screens, and you absolutely don't want to let it pass you by!
The show will be held on 26 December at Sofitel Dubai Downtown
Enjoy a five-day comedy tour with brilliant comedians Ahmed Ahmed, Chris Forbes and Rick Kiesewetter
The 28th edition will run from 15 December to 29 January 2023
Get excited for festive fun!
The event will be held on 20 May at Zero Gravity
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.
The set will run from 5pm to midnight on 22 April
Celebrate Eid with loads of fun and activities in Dubai
Central Cee and Jorja Smith will headline at the event
The digital show will transform the artworks of the 12-year-old artist, Karolina Sávolt
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.
Exciting events to check out
Comedian to make his Dubai debut in March.
Enjoy sales up to 90% off from 26 to 28 May
The Christmas show at Festival Bay is held daily till 28 December at 7.30pm
The Laughter Factory is back for more laughs!
Michael Jackson tribute star Ben Bowman will perform amazing dance routines and songs by the King of Pop on 17 December at Coca-Cola Arena
Indian singer Neha Kakkar is making her way to Dubai for a one night only concert on 22 October at Coa-Cola Arena
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.
Amazing events to make the weekend worthwhile
Cricket fans in Dubai have a lot to look forward to now that the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has kicked off in the UAE. So, if you were still wondering where to catch the big matches in Dubai, we’ve found you just the right spots
Get ready for an exciting long weekend because Dubai has thrilling events, activities, concerts, musicals, and more to ensure you're thoroughly entertained.
Great events for the weekend
The Emirates Youth Symphony Orchestra will host a concert on 19 June to raise money for children affected by the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria
The ice show will be held on 6 and 7 January 2023 at Coca-Cola Arena
The concert will be held on 20 November
The new season will offer new attractions, shows, shopping offers and food concepts
Amazing events to enjoy around the UAE this September
Delight in unending giggles with a great lineup of Mike Marino, Laura Hayden and Robby Slowik
Fun things to do this week.
Use this weekend as a warm up to the long holidays
Create some great memories for New Year's
Time for some laughs with the Laughter Factory!
His Excellency Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council officially opens Dubai Sports World, which offers over 40 courts and pitches for multiple sports, that runs until 10 September
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.
Events to enjoy yourself this weekend!
Weekends are always great for some fun!
The festival will run from 16 to 22 March
Season 28 of Global Village will run from 18 October 2023 to 28 April 2024
The 8th edition of the Custom Show Emirates will run from 10 to 13 March at Expo City Dubai
Make this weekend a great one!
The concert will be held at the Coca Cola Arena on 28 October
Get grooving with the amazing West Side Story musical!
Dubai residents, brace yourselves for an electrifying December as global superstar Sean Paul and iconic rapper T.I. are ready to perform at Coca-Cola Arena on 30 December.
Dubai-ites brace yourselves! One of the biggest pop stars in the world, Ed Sheeran, is all set to perform in Dubai next year.
Three shows will be held at L'Alliance Française and at Skylight at Arjaan By Rotana
The event is held from 7 to 17 July
Enjoy an amazing performance by Indian playback singer Asha Bhosle 8 September at Coca-Cola Arena
Special shows will be held at Dubai Festival City at 7.30pm and 8.30pm with the Russian flag on display at 9.30pm
The show will feature 16 members performing two 25 minute long sets on 18 February
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.
Mums can now enjoy the ultimate relaxation with or without the children at the Hilton Dubai Jumeirah
The award winning comedian is appearing for one night only on 25 March
The concert will be held on 4 March at Bla Bla Dubai
Delight in laughs with Angelo Tsarouchas, Kate Barron and Stephen Carlin!
Fun activities for the last week of the month!
From laughter shows, concerts and more, there is something for all to enjoy!
Get ready for a show full of laughter!
The championships will be held from 18 to 28 October
Make October a fun month with these exciting events!
Exciting events happening this weekend!
Fun events to check out this weekend!
Make this Eid Al Adha break a blast with amazing events
The five shows will be held from 5 to 7 May at the Coca-Cola Arena
The singer will perform on 21 December at 8pm
The season will run till 4 September
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