7 things to do in Dubai this weekend

7 things to do in Dubai this weekend

We've got you covered for the week with these amazing options.

Whether you're in the mood for a soulful musical performance or a night filled with hilarious stand-up comedy, this weekend has something for everyone. If you're looking for ideas to plan your weekend, here are some of our top picks to consider.

Zakir Khan in town

Zakir Khan, a renowned Indian comedian who rose to fame after winning the Best Stand-up Comedian Competition on Comedy Central, is set to perform in Dubai on Sunday, May 14. The show will take place at Dubai Opera starting at 3 pm, with tickets starting from Dh135. For further details, please visit the website

Dreams of Rumi

If you are fond of poetry, then the Dreams of Rumi event at the Theatre of Digital Art is a perfect choice for you. This 90-minute show features the greatest works of poet Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, accompanied by Mr. Dervish's performances on the table, flute, and dutar. You can enjoy this mystical performance on May 14th. Tickets are available starting from Dh 180, and you can find more details about the event on

Off the Boat in Dubai

The comedy group Sooshi Mango, well-known for their viral social media sketches, will be performing at Coca Cola Arena this Friday. The trio, comprised of brothers Joe and Carlo Salanitri and their friend Andrew Manfre, will present their show "Off the Boat in Dubai". Having gained popularity in 2015, the group has since expanded their reach to perform comedy internationally. The show will start at 7.30 pm and tickets are available starting from Dh199. For more details, visit

Swiss Classical Maestros

On May 14, classical music enthusiasts can witness the performances of renowned Swiss musicians, Maria Solozobova and Christophe Berruex, at Dubai Opera. The duo will present their show, Music from the Alps: Swiss Classical Maestros, featuring works such as Ludwig van Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No.8 in G major and Edvard Grieg’s Violin Sonata No.3 in C minor. Tickets for the event start at Dh500.

The Snail and the Whale

Experience a delightful family-friendly production of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s popular book The Snail and the Whale. Witness the journey of a small snail who hitches a ride on the back of a whale, and their adventures until the whale gets stranded. Catch this exciting show at the Mall of the Emirates from May 12-16. Tickets start from Dh135. For more details, visit

Eden at Cavo

Eden, the latest trend in town, is a fusion of nightlife and gourmet dining. Cavo is one of the restaurants that offer this concept. Cavo provides a nightlife experience combined with an upscale dining experience, serving the best of music, ambience, dining, and energy with a set menu priced at Dh365 per person, which includes a starter, main course, dessert, and three house beverages. The offer is available from 7.30 pm to 11 pm. Cavo is located in Downtown Dubai. To reserve a table, please call 055 600 5358.

Friday Buffet at Timo

In May, Timo at Al Jaddaf Rotana Suite Hotel is hosting an International Buffet every Friday, featuring a variety of Italian delicacies. The buffet offers indoor and outdoor seating options and is available from 7 pm to 10 pm. The cost is Dh190 per person, including soft beverages, and Dh315 for house beverages. To make a reservation, please call 04 596 2222.

News Source: Khaleej Times

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