Things To Do In Dubai This Month

Things To Do In Dubai This Month

When: Until 3 June
Beyond the Letter Exhibition

The Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization is hosting 27 works of Arabic calligraphy sent from the Islamic Arts Museum in Kuala Lumpur. The work transcends the bounds of calligraphy to create modern masterpieces. Entry is Dhs 10. www.sharjahmuseums.ae

When: 5-9 June
PSA Dubai World Series Finals

Watch the top players of the squash world contest the lucrative season-ending ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals at a purpose-built glass court at Emirates Golf Club. Watch last year's winners Mohamed Elshorbagy and Laura Massaro defend their hard earned title against other top players for prize money of US$160,000. www.worldseriesfinals.com

When: 7June - 25 August
Modhesh World 2018

19th edition of this indoor entertainment facility is back and is packed with summer-long family fun activities. Let the good times roll at different indoor zones like show land, amusement park, and Modhesh bazaar. Tickets start at Dhs 25. Call 04-3321000.

When: 14-16 June
Eid Al-Fitr Festivities

Dubai will be celebrating the Islamic holiday of Eid Al-Fitr over the long weekend this month. Across the city be prepared for various festivities open for all to enjoy. With festivals, shopping and dining including but not limited to places like theme parks, La Mer, Dubai Aquarium and more. Be sure to do your research for all the awesome happenings across the city for you and the whole family.

When: Until 15 June
Iftar at Majlis

The Majlis at World Trade Centre celebrates the Holy Month of Ramadan with distinction. Throughout Ramadan, Zabeel Hall 6 offers a choice of Iftar and Suhour in true Ramadan style. Savour an Iftar buffet comprising of traditional Middle Eastern dishes available for Dhs 150. themajlis@dwtc.com

When: 16 June
Dubai Desert Road Run

The summer scorcher is back! Grab your running shoes and tie up your laces for the true test of athletic ability. Held at The Sevens, Al Ain Road, work your skill at either the 3km for Dhs 90 or 10km for Dhs 130. Spectators can enjoy for free! Get your registration done online and start training. www.dubairunning.com

When: 20 June
Bruno Vlahek & Dubravka Vukalovic at Dubai Opera

The musical duo will be dazzling crowds with their iconic compositions and work. Vlahek is known for his incredible skill as a pianist while Vukalovic has performed across the globe as a renowned soloist. Tickets start at Dhs 150. www.dubaiopera.com

When: 20-22 June
The Summer of Laughter

The Laughter Factory is back for its June edition bringing award winning comedians from across the globe to the UAE. This month's line-up includes Desiree Burch, winner of the 2015 Funny Woman Awards, Joe Bor and Nick Page, English Comedian of the Year. www.thelaughterfactory.com

When: 22 June - 4 August
Dubai Summer Surprises

The annual summer festival is filled with fun and entertainment for the entire family. With countless shopping opportunities, awesome discounts, raffles and draws for chances to win great prizes and look out for Modhesh, the official festival mascot will also be around to fill the city with glee. www.dubaisummersurprises.com

When: Until 30 June
‘Space and Place’ by Jene Highstein

Alserkal Avenue’s Jean-Paul Najar Foundation is exhibiting the artworks of the American artist late Jene Highstein.His delicate ink drawings serve to show his ideas behind his great sculptures, which are put on display. Entry is free. www.jpnajarfoundation.com

When: Until 8 September
Dubai Sports World 2018

Dubai Sports World continues throughout June offering a perfect place for UAE's sports fans to get involved in indoor sports for three months. You can either book sports lessons or simply rent a pitch with your friends! www.dubaisportsworld.ae

 

COMING SOON

When: 3-4 July
The Definitive Rat Pack at Dubai Opera

The Definitive Rat Pack, composed of Stephen Triffitt, Mark Adams and George Daniel Long, has been entertaining people worldwide for over 10 years. Classic hits fans can expect include ‘Fly Me to the Moon’ and ‘The Lady is a Tramp’. Tickets are priced at Dhs 140. www.dubaiopera.com

When: 5 July
Suzanne Vega at Dubai Opera

Known for her eclectic folk-inspired music, the very famous American singer-songwriter rose to fame with her debut album which was released 32 years ago in the 1980's. Fans can expect her to perform hit songs such as ‘Luka’ and ‘Left of Centre’ during this one-night-only performance. Tickets are priced at Dhs 95. www.dubaiopera.com

When: 5-9 September
Concept Big Brands Carnival

It is one of the biggest luxury fashion event in the UAE where residents can expect a discount up to 80 per cent on all the top class international fashion retail brands. To name a few, Nike, Hugo Boss, Michael Kors, and Emporio Armani, are expected to be a part of this shopping extravaganza. www.conceptbrands.net

When: 13-28 September
Asia Cricket Cup 2018

The 14th edition of Asia Cricket Cup 2018 will be held in Dubai this autumn. 
Six teams from India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan and one other nation will come to the UAE to compete against one another. Cricket fans should book their tickets well in advance. www.asiancricket.org

When: 20 September
Never Mind The Opera

Never Mind the Opera brings three legendry British rock legends to Dubai for a night filled with unforgettable music and unembellished life stories. The band will be featuring iconic bass player Glen Matlock, along with drummer Slim Jim Phantom and guitar ace Chris Spedding and vocalist Hugh Cornwell. Entry ticket is priced at Dhs 150. www.dubaiopera.com

When: 21-23 August
Eid Al Adha

Eid Al Adha is expected to fall on 21-23 August. The exact dates are announced closer to the holiday. It is one of the holiest celebrations. The festival marks the end of the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca. People celebrate it with friends and family, and donate food and money to those who are less fortunate.

When: 19 September
Jesus Carmona at Dubai Opera

Known as a pioneer of the famous dance form flamenco, Jesus Carmona will be setting the stage on fire in Dubai along with his company of 11 dancers, musicians, and vocalists, in a show featuring scores by Spanish composers Albéniz, Riqueni, and Escudero. Expect him to perform "Impetus". Entry ticket is priced at Dhs 160. www.dubaiopera.com

When: 2-6 October
GITEX Shopper Autumn

GITEX Shopper Autumn edition returns in October. A five-day long festival will give consumers a chance to find the best bargains on their favourite products from around the world. Consumers must keep an eye on all the attractive competitions, latest launches and flash sales to make the most out of it. www.gitexshopperdubai.com

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