8 Best Things To Do In Dubai This Month

Discover what's happening in this dynamic city and make the most of your time

by Priyanka Fernandes
8 Best Things To Do In Dubai This Month

Dubai, known for its vibrant culture, towering skyscrapers, and luxurious lifestyle, offers many exciting activities and events this month. Whether you’re seeking thrilling desert adventures, world-class shopping experiences, cultural explorations, or indulgent dining options, Dubai has something for everyone. Discover what’s happening in this dynamic city and make the most of your time with our guide to the top things to do in Dubai this month.

July 2024

1. Mall Run


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Get ready for summer sports at Dragon Mart 2, Dubai’s largest Chinese trading centre. Join their indoor mall run on 27th July and 17th August with 2.5 km and 5 km courses. It’s a great way to stay active while enjoying this massive 1.2 million sq mt complex. Plus, all runners get a raffle ticket for a chance to win flights to the Maldives for two. Don’t miss out on challenging your fitness and the opportunity to win a beach holiday.

When: 27th July at 6:45 pm
Where: Dragon Mart 2
Cost: From AED 60 for 2.5 km and AED 85 for 5 km

2. Gold Exhibition For 3000 Years Of Chinese Ornaments

L’ECOLE, the School of Jewelry Arts’ Middle East campus, will debut its first exhibition from 26th April to 10th August. The “Gold and Treasures—3000 Years of Chinese Ornaments” exhibition will feature 100 masterpieces from the Mengdiexuan Collection in Hong Kong, highlighting centuries of Chinese goldsmith craftsmanship.

When: Until 10th August
Where:’ ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts
Cost: Free Entry

3. La Perle By Dragone


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Witness La Perle, the region’s pioneering ‘aqua theatre’ show, combining impressive choreography and thrilling stunts. Created by legendary director Franco Dragone, it pays homage to UAE’s pearl diving history. It features extraordinary feats, including aerial acrobatics, daring dives, and impressive motorcycle tricks in a spectacular setting with rapid stage transformations.

When: Wednesday to Sunday from 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Where: La Perle by Dragone at Al Habtoor City
Cost: From AED 62

4. Beat The Heat


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Get ready for four dynamic concerts featuring the best Arab rappers on 12-13 July and 19-20 July at Dubai World Trade Centre. Enjoy the evening’s thrilling performances, gaming zones, delicious food, and entertainment activities. The upcoming event is a must-see celebration featuring rap music, community unity, and a fun summer atmosphere.

When: 12th to 13th July and 19th to 20th July
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre
Cost: From AED 131

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5. The Laughing Factory

Experience a hilarious evening with renowned comedians Rory O’Hanlon, Darius Davies, and Tabarak at Movenpick JBR during The Laughter Factory’s upcoming shows on July 19th and 20th. Immerse yourself in witty one-liners and continuous laughter from these three talented comics, ensuring a night of laughter and unforgettable moments.

When: 19th to 20th July
Where: Movenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach
Cost: From AED 160

6. Social Knockout Season 3


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Get ready for Social Knockout 3 at Coca-Cola Arena on 6th July. Watch Tajikistani Abdu Rozik’s debut fight against influencer Erali Boyqobilov, Mo Vlogs’ debut match against former friend Shero, and a live performance by UK rap star Stefflon. Don’t miss out on witnessing the highly anticipated and thrilling showdown featuring some of the most famous social media stars.

When: 6th July at 7 pm
Where: Coca-Cola Arena
Cost: From AED 150

7. Ice Hole – A Cardboard Comedy

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“Ice Hole – A Cardboard Comedy” at Theatre by QE2 on 5th and 6th July is a hilarious production created by French comedians Pierre Guillois and Olivier Martin-Salvan. The show follows a man in a three-piece suit fishing in the Great North, whose encounter with a mermaid leads to a wild adventure, all with the support of cardboard. Highlighting renowned comedians Sadiq Saboowala and Patrick Albrecht, the Short + Sweet Dubai Theatre Festival champions.

When: 5th to 6th July at 7 pm
Where: Theatre by QE2
Cost:  From AED 100

8. Summer Camp At Al Jalila Cultural Centre

Explore and encourage your children’s creativity and storytelling abilities at Al Jalila Cultural Centre for Children’s summer camp. With exciting activities, immersive workshops, and trips to Arte Museum Dubai and the Theatre of Digital Art, it’s an ideal environment for artistic exploration. You can select from two sessions first, ‘Waves into Art’ from 8th July to 19th July and ‘Storytelling Adventures’ from 5th August to 16th August. Secure your child’s spot today for a summer of learning and fun.

When: 8th to 19th July
Where: Al Jalila Cultural Centre for Children
Cost:  From AED 735

Dubai’s vibrant events scene offers something for everyone each month, from cultural festivals and international sports events to world-class concerts and entertainment extravaganzas. Whether you’re a resident or a visitor, exploring Dubai’s events promises unforgettable experiences and memories to cherish. Plan your calendar wisely and immerse yourself in the excitement of Dubai’s rich and thriving event landscape, filled with diverse activities and things to do.

Cover Image Courtesy: Canva stock images and Visit Dubai

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