WEEKEND HOTLIST: 7 Events To Check Out For A Fun Dubai Summer

Anika Eliz Baby

Yes, it’s hot in Dubai. But where else do you have access to great AC facilities 24/7?

Now that we have got that cleared, there’s a particularly fab lineup of events this weekend…

Here are some events that prove Dubai is the place to be this summer

Keep scrolling my friend.


7. Always a good time at the free-to-enter Modesh world

Summer in Dubai is always a blast at Modesh World. The free-to-enter indoor ‘edutainment’ destination boasts an array of themed games, learning zones and fun activities for kids of all ages.

Get transported to a world where Modesh and his friend Dana live, work and play. Ride the Twister, explore the new ice cream museum by MELT or show off your skills at the Gamefy zone, there’s so much fun to be had that one visit will not be enough. While here, also grab a bite at one of the many food stalls featuring cuisines from around the world.

Where? Halls 3-8, Dubai World Trade Centre

When? Until August 27

6. Shaun the Sheep is coming to Dubai Festival City Mall

This is a fun one for the kiddos (and the adults- no judgement here!)

Dubai Festival City Mall presents Aardman’s Shaun the Sheep stage show “Get Down on the Farm” along with lots of farm-themed games at the “Championsheeps Live!” activity area.

Entertainment for the whole family includes a stage show, activities and photo opportunities.

When? Until August 13

Time? Daily, 3 pm to 11 pm

*Participation in the Meet & Greet will be granted for Blue rewards members only, when you spend AED 300 or more on one receipt. 

5. Dubai’s award-winning Lucia’s is unveiling its new menu

Lucia’s Italian Restaurant, a stunning Capri-inspired restaurant with a beautiful Mediterranean aesthetic, is thrilled to unveil its new menu, offering an enticing culinary journey that transports guests to another world of Italian charm.

Mastermind Chef Andrea Zurru has combined traditional Italian recipes with innovative techniques and premium ingredients to create an unforgettable dining experience!

Where? Lucia’s, Address Sky View, Downtown

Reservations: Call 04 422 4321 or email reservations@luciasdubai.com

4. Experience a mesmerizing Kathak production at The Junction

Anekā – Identities Dancing Within. Lost in her own world, battling her different personas – this Kathak production brings to you the story of a courtesan, Anekā. Following themes of dissociative identity disorder, this dance drama promotes conversation to de-stigmatizing mental health. A contemporary expression set in the Mughal era, Anekā is an amalgamation of love, conflict, and acceptance.

Where? The Junction, Alserkal Avenue

When? Saturday, August 5

Time? Two shows: 2 pm and 7 pm

Tickets start at AED100, Book now!

3. Lee Jong Suk is meeting his fans at The Agenda Dubai

Celebrated actor Lee Jong Suk is set to embark on a fan meeting tour after five years. This highly-anticipated tour promises to be a special gift for fans, featuring an array of diverse and engaging segments, making it a truly enriching experience.

– All GOLD ticket purchasers can join the goodbye session after the end of the show.
– All audiences will be given exclusive photo cards.

Where? The Agenda Media City

When? Saturday, August 5

Time? 5 pm

Tickets are running out fast…Book here!

2. Laugh out loud at the Emirati stand-up show

You can’t miss out on this lovely evening filled with laughter as the talented Emirati comedy Club showcase their wit & humor.

Where? Social Distrikt, The Pointe, The Palm

When? Sunday, August 6

Time? The show starts at 8 pm

Book here!

1. Check out the Dubai Women’s Run activation at Modesh World

Check out the new Dubai Women’s Run’23 activation at Modesh World! This fun activation is a chance to push your own limits in the company of your DWR community. Challenge yourself on the ‘Happiness Mill’ to win a 15% discount on the DWR’23 registration site.

What is the Happiness Mill? Based on a minute run on a treadmill, we calculate your run time compared to the Fastest 10 km Woman Runner in the UAE. Are you up for the challenge? (P.s. Offer valid only till the 31st of August)

What’s more?
-You bag free day passes from the event’s official fitness partners- U-Form Fitness
-A chance to be a part of the Power Hour Zumba Sessions with us

Where? Hall 2, Dubai World Trade Centre

When? August 4 to13

The Dubai Women’s Run is happening on the 5th of November at Dubai Festival City Mall. Be a Part of Something Bigger!

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