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The Dubai Weekender: Jan. 13 – 15

by Out and About Mag.

From musical experiences to yoga and meditation in Hatta, here's a round-up of the best things to do in Dubai this weekend.

Watch Drone Shows at Bluewaters and The Beach, JBR 

Experience beautiful drone shows at Bluewaters and The Beach, JBR, every night at 7 pm and 10 pm until 29 January. The longest-running drone light show in the region features all-new choreography from the most advanced 3D drones as well as new music composed especially for the performances.

What: Drone Shows

Where: Bluewaters and The Beach, JBR

When: Every night until 29 January

Timing: 7 pm and 10 pm

Pricing: Free to enter

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Khalid AbdulRahman in Concert

Saudi Arabian legend Khalid AbdulRahman will perform at the Dubai Opera on 13 January, 9 pm onwardsbringing a night of soulful Arabic classics to town. Tickets to the concert start at AED 290. Doors will open at 7 pm.

What:  Khalid AbdulRahman

Where: Dubai Opera 

When: 13 January

Timing: 9 pm

Pricing: AED 290


Watch Prateek Kuhad at Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Stadium 

Join Indian music sensation Prateek Kuhad as he performs enchanting, fan-favourite songs, including cold/mess and Kho Gaye Hum Kahan, on 14 January at 9.30 pm at the Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Stadium. Tickets start from AED 110.

What: Prateek Kuhad 

Where: Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Stadium

When:  14 January 

Timing: 9:30 pm

Pricing: AED 110


OVO by Cirque Du Soleil

Step into a colourful, lively world of creatures that flutter, fly, and crawl with OVO by Cirque Du Soleil, the internationally acclaimed performing arts group in town, for a limited number of not-to-be-missed performances. Catch the show before it's gone on 12, 15, 17, and 18 January at the Coca-Cola Arena.

What: OVO by Cirque Du Soleil

Where: Coca-Cola Arena

When: 12, 15, 17, and 18 January


Friday 13 - 4 pm (Matinee Show)

Tuesday 17 - 8 pm (Evening Show)

Wednesday 18 - 8 pm (Evening Show)

Pricing: Starting AED 255 and available HERE.



COREUNITY Festival takes over Hatta with three memorable days packed with music, movement, and wellness. The festival allows visitors to experience unforgettable sunrise meditations, breathwork, yoga, intense HIIT, group hikes, trail runs, and more. 

What: COREUNITY Festival

Where: Hatta

When: 13 to 15 January

Pricing: Passes start at AED 199 and are available HERE.

Dubai Weekend


The Hub Food Festival

Enjoy delicious food and beverages at Avenue Mall, Nad Al Sheba, with The Hub Food Festival. Running from 13 January until 29 January, from 4 pm to 11 pm on weekdays and until midnight on weekends, the festival is a treat for families wanting to enjoy delectable bites and the amazing Dubai winter weather. 

What: The Hub Food Festival

Where: Avenue Mall, Nad Al Sheba

When: 13 January until 29 January

Timing: 4 pm to 11 pm on weekdays and until midnight on weekends

Pricing: Free to enter


Murder Mystery Dubai

Participate in Murder Mystery Dubai with friends, and show off major sleuthing skills at Al Seef Heritage Hotel on 14 January and 15 January, at 4.30 pm and 7 pm. With tickets at AED 210 per person, the activity also offers spectacular views of Dubai Creek, a refreshing ambience on the hotel terrace, and delicious food and beverages. 

What: Murder Mystery Dubai

Where: Al Seef Heritage Hotel

When: 14 January and 15 January, and every weekend until 12 March.

Timing: 4.30 pm and 7 pm

Pricing: AED 210 per person


Visit Dubai Lights

Visit Dubai Lights as it continues to mesmerise visitors and illuminate some of the city's most iconic spots. At City Walk, ten installations from leading international light artists and studios make up the must-experience exhibition, The Spark Within. At locations across Palm Jumeirah, an immersive underwater theatrical experience awaits visitors with Dubai Lights: Sea Wonder. And the ethereal Sky Castle installation at Dubai Design District (d3) is a dreamy, multi-sensory sound and light artwork by the multi-award-winning Australian-based art and technology company ENESS. 

What: Dubai 80s

Where: City Walk, Dubai, Palm Jumeirah and Dubai Design District (d3)

When: Until 29 January

Pricing: Free to enter


Tunes DXB

Tunes DXB is back, and it is bigger and better this year, with ten days of soulful music in store for Dubai. The festival runs from 6 to 15 January, 5 pm to 11 pm, at multiple locations across Dubai, including Bluewaters, Last Exit Al Khawaneej, Box Park, Hatta, Al Seef, The Beach, City Walk, Nakheel Mall, The Pointe, Deira City Centre, Kite Beach and Salt Camp. 

The free festival focuses on Emirati musical talents with performers including Alya Al Ali, Maitha Al Mansoori, Shebani, and Bafoory. For details about artists, dates, timings and locations for Tunes DXB, visit the website

What: Tunes DXB

Where: Bluewaters, Last Exit Al Khawaneej, Box Park, Hatta, Al Seef, The Beach, City Walk, Nakheel Mall, The Pointe, Deira City Centre, Kite Beach and Salt Camp

When: 6 - 15 January

Pricing: Free to enter

Timing: www.mydsf.ae.


 DSF Market at Al Seef

The DSF Market at Al Seef means a packed calendar full of lively activities and unique retail offerings in this delightful Creekside destination. Each week has a themed workshop for kids. This week, workshops cover the theme Cotton and Fabric. Plus, a vibrant market full of knick-knacks, jewellery, clothing, and delectable food and beverages with stunning views makes for picture-perfect memories. 

What:  DSF Market 

Where: Al Seef, Dubai

When: Until 29 January 

Timing: 4 pm to 10 pm 

Pricing: Free to enter



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