Things To Do In Dubai This Weekend Things To Do In Dubai This Weekend
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There’s no break from fun this summer. From incredible discounts across town thanks to Dubai Summer Surprises to comedy acts, sports and live performances, Dubai is charging into the holidays with an activities-packed suitcase. Children, parents, friends and visitors – everyone has something to look forward to this weekend with our top seven things to do in Dubai:

Hot deals with Dubai Summer Surprises

You know it’s summer in Dubai when malls and retailers across town deck out from head to toe in bright red “Sale” signs. Dubai Summer Surprises kicks off this weekend with six weeks of unbeatable discounts, can’t-miss offers, attractive prizes and entertainment to woo and wow all. From frenzied shopping sprees to finger-licking food experiences, there’s much to do, shop and experience, including luxury hotels dropping prices for affordable staycations and waterparks opening their doors to bright summer fun.

When: 21 June – 3 August
Where: Citywide
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Family fun for days at Modhesh World

Summer’s favourite friend Modhesh comes out of hibernation at Modhesh World this weekend! The place to be for families, the indoor amusement destination is home to four sprawling zones packed with thrilling attractions, live entertainment, dining outlets and activities. Toddlers will love the Little Adventures Zone, where they can jump on bouncy castles, dive into vibrant ball pits and spin around on teacups. Older kids can get competitive at Arcadium Zone, which features new age and old-school games like PacMan, Temple Run and basketball. See all there is to do for families here.

When: 21 June – 17 August
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre
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Get into the swing of things

Don’t hit pause on your sports stride this summer. Dubai World Trade Centre is giving all athletes a seasonal respite with Dubai Sports World, 25,000sqm of air-conditioned sporting space. Football, basketball, table tennis, cricket, parkour, rugby, Muay Thai, rock wall climbing – Dubai Sports World has all that and more. You can rent a pitch and host a match between friends or join an academy to polish your skills. From established teams to little kids, this recreational destination has something on offer for everyone.

When: 19 June – 10 September
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre
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High calibre comedy with Keith Farnan and friends

            

Inject a heavy dose of humour into your weekend with top comedians from the UK. Ireland’s Keith Farnan and Conor Drum and England’s Sonja-Jayne Salmon are bringing top-notch banter, eye-opening observations and hilarious quips to Dubai as part of The Big Fish Comedy Tour this Friday. These award-winning standups are forces of nature in global comedy circuits, so expect a night of quality laughter at Jumeirah Golf Estates. Note that you must be 21+ to attend this show.

When: 21 June
Where: Jumeirah Golf Estates
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Witness a grand debut at Dubai Opera

For classical Indian music, Emirates NBD Classics is an unequivocal platform for celebration and promotion. Many greats have graced its stage, reviving forgotten art forms and instruments, and sharing India’s rich cultural heritage with local audiences. Adding to that legacy is the premiere of the Ustad Shujaat Khan Collective. The new team of talented musicians will play evocative blends of Sufi, ghazal and folk music at this multi-instrumental performance at Dubai Opera.

When: 22 June
Where: Dubai Opera
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Catch a late opera icon share her story

Maria Callas was a legend in the world of opera. The soprano became an influential figure in the 20th century thanks to her vocal versatility, her brilliant technique and the power of her voice. Now, 40 years since her passing, director Tom Volf has put together never-before-seen footage, behind-the-scenes videos, unseen photographs and unearthed memories that stitch together a portrait of Callas in her own words. See a screening of her story, “Maria By Callas” this weekend at Alserkal Avenue’s Cinema Akil.

When: From 21 June
Where: Cinema Akil
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Dance into the past

Support young local dancers as they put on a special show at Dubai Opera. Presented by the stars of Diverse Performing Arts School, “A Decade of Diverse” will take audiences on a choreographed tour of the last ten years at the Dubai-based performance academy. From “Then,” which features revivals of Hairspray and Les Miserables, Spice Girls and The Hunger Games, to “Now,” which focuses on the next decade, celebrate the impressive talent nurtured in Dubai.

When: 21 June
Where: Dubai Opera
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