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Fun things to do this weekend in Dubai: 12 to 14 July

Fri, July 12, 2024

Whether it's sports, music, an art exhibition or relaxing by the sea, there's something for everyone this weekend.

Whether it's sports, music, an art exhibition or relaxing by the sea, there's something for everyone this weekend.

Events in Dubai this weekend

Find out what's happening in the city

Attend live concerts at Beat the Heat DXB

BTH Dubai

Book your tickets for back-to-back nights of sizzling rap performances at Beat The Heat DXB in Dubai World Trade Centre. On 12 July, Jordanian sensation Siilawy and Egyptian powerhouse Marwan Moussa take the stage, blending their distinct musical styles for an unforgettable evening of hits. The heat will continue on 13 July with an epic line-up of Arab rap stars including Soulja, Hleem and Dafencii who will come together to showcase the best of the genre. Secure your tickets now before they sell out.


Tickets: AED131-236

Contact: +971 4 389 3999

Beat The Heat DXB
Live shows & Concerts
  • 12 Jul 2024 - 20 Jul 2024
  • Dubai World Trade Centre

Watch the EURO 2024 finals in style

If it’s football and the EURO 2024 finals, there’s no way you should be watching it alone at home. Start making plans because Dubai has a number of venues that are streaming the match for your viewing pleasure. Choose from electrifying fan zones, luxury sports lounges, restaurants or other hotspots all of which offer you an unbeatable vibe. With great food, live music and an energetic bunch of football fanatics, a fabulous time is guaranteed.

Get your dose of thrilling Jiu-Jitsu action

jui jitsu championship

Prepare for an action-packed weekend with Round 2 of the Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Jiu-Jitsu Championship at Coca-Cola Arena. The event will see participants aged 10 and above go up against each other in competitive bouts to win the region’s highest honours. If watching a high-octane sporting event that brings together tradition and true grit is your idea of a weekend well spent, then reserve your spot now.

Things to do in Dubai this weekend for free

Do more for less with these pocket-friendly experiences

Hear carpets tell stories at Alserkal Avenue

alserkal carpets of eden gardens of fantasy

Immerse yourself in a captivating journey of art and expression at the Leila Heller Gallery in Alserkal Avenue, where textured rugs transcend their conventional use to become canvases of boundless creativity. Curated by Iranian artist Behrang Samadzadegan, the Carpets of Eden, Gardens of Fantasy exhibition showcases over 20 artists who have transformed these everyday objects into compelling narratives. Check out this stunning display that gives a different perspective of art history.

Exhibition: Carpets of Eden, Gardens of Fantasy
Galleries & Exhibitions
  • 11 Jun 2024 - 20 Sep 2024
  • Leila Heller Gallery, Alserkal Avenue

Plan a day at Dubai’s scenic beaches

Dubai boasts a variety of stunning beaches catering to every taste. So whether you’re looking for a lively beach club or a luxury retreat, a vibrant destination with plenty of watersports or a quiet place for a relaxed family time, the city has it all. Dive into the fun, splash in the waves and soak up the sunshine this summer.

Plan a day at Dubai’s scenic beaches
Beaches & Beach Clubs
  • Citywide

Things to do in Dubai this weekend with family

Explore the city with your loved ones

Sign up for the DSS ENTERTAINER

Enjoy over 7,000 'Buy one, get one free' offers across the city with the Dubai Summer Surprises ENTERTAINER package. For just AED195, you can unlock incredible deals on hotel stays, beauty and fitness venues, attractions and leisure activities, lounges, dining and so much more. Purchase the DSS ENTERTAINER now and elevate your summer experience for the whole family.

Sign up for the DSS ENTERTAINER
Best of Dubai
  • Citywide

Indulge in indoor fun at Play DXB


Embark on a weekend adventure at Play DXB, the city's revamped indoor entertainment hub now located in Dubai Mall and Dubai Hills Mall. Formerly VR Park, this hotspot offers an array of thrilling activities tailored for toddlers, teens and for those who are young at heart. Don't miss out on the ultimate weekend escapade where every moment is packed with excitement and fun.

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