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30 jubilant things to do in Dubai this June

Here’s how to make the most of the month ahead.

It’s the start of a new month, which means it’s time to fill up your cultural calendar. Whether you want to go shopping, eat well, attend a concert, or celebrate Eid al Adha, there are lots of fun things to do in the UAE in June.

Saturday 1 June

Catch Oscar-winning film composer Hans Zimmer

Hands up if you love the soundtrack to GladiatorThe Lion King or Pirates of the Caribbean. Well, you have the film composer Hans Zimmer to thank for that. We’re excited as the multiple Oscar winner has announced that he’s returning to Dubai’s Coca-Cola Arena for a concert that will showcase the talents of the German composer and his band of skilled musicians, which includes Tina Guao on the cello and Pedro Eustache on the winds. Enhancing the ensemble’s performance will be captivating dancers, along with the voices of Lisa Gerard from Gladiator, Lebo M. from The Lion King, and Loire from Dune.

GO: Visit for tickets and more information. 

Hans Zimmer Live in Dubai

Sunday 2 June

Have a laugh with Russell Kane

British comedian Russell Kane will be jetting back into Dubai for a headline show. The brand-new tour will see Russell bring his high-energy, high-octane, and hyper-active style back to the QE2, a venue he sold out last January. The comedian made history by becoming the first comedian to clinch both the Edinburgh Comedy Award and the Melbourne Comedy Festival’s Barry Award in the same year. He is known for his dynamic style and topical commentary, so prepare for an evening of comedic rants, known as Kaneings.

GO: Visit for tickets and more information.

things to do in Dubai June

Monday 3 June

Try a tempting tasting menu

Qabu by Paco Morales at The Link has introduced two experiential menus curated by Chef Paco Morales in collaboration with Chef Paola Gualandi. These menus offer a contemporary exploration of ancient Andalusian recipes with guests journeying back to the Al Andalus era, where the rich and colourful Arab civilization blended with the cultures of southern Spain. Available daily from 6pm to midnight. AED 695 (Qurtuba five-course chef’s menu), AED 1,255 (Qurtuba five-course chef’s menu with wine pairing), AED 895 (Al Andalus seven-course chef’s menu) and AED 1,755 (Al Andalus seven-course chef’s menu with wine pairing).

GO: Visit for reservations and more information.

things to do in Dubai June

Tuesday 4 June

Take a seat at Hadrien Villedieu’s table

The FACT award-winning Chez Wam now offers an 11-course tasting menu from Chef Hadrien Villedieu. Offering a nostalgic journey through his memories, the menu combines flavours from his childhood with influences from his travels in dishes, from the playful vegetable oyster to the inventive Morning in Paris, a take on his daily Parisian-inspired breakfast. Seated at the heart of the action, guests enjoy a front-row view of the culinary team as they meticulously prepare each dish in the restaurant’s fully open kitchen. Available on Tuesdays at 8:15pm. AED 695 (inclusive of 11 courses, water, tea, and coffee).

GO: Call 04 410 6707 for reservations and more information.

things to do in Dubai June

Wednesday 5 June

Participate in a coffee workshop

Every Wednesday afternoon, coffee lovers can retreat to The Guild’s Potting Shed for a series of specialist workshops. Here, you will explore various coffee beans from Ethiopia to Colombia while discovering the artistry behind different brewing methods. For those looking to elevate their beverage game, the venue offers opportunities to showcase mixology skills with signature coffee cocktails and learn the secrets behind Espresso 360′ and Irish Coffee.

GO: Visit for reservations and more information.

The Guild

Thursday 6 June

Visit the coolest culinary collab in town

As part of the much-anticipated Coolabs series — a cooler version of a chef collaboration — acclaimed chefs Hadrien Villedieu from Chez Wam and Reif Othman from TERO (The Experience by Reif Othman) will cook together under one roof. Taking place on 6 and 7 June at TERO’s 12-seater chef’s table in Dubai Hills Business Park, this evening promises an eight-course dinner that will leave your bellies — and hearts — full. Each dinner will comprise of two seatings, at 6pm and 9pm. This means that only 24 lucky diners will get to experience this culinary collaboration, where each chef will present four of their finest dishes. AED 888 per person.

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Hoe Lee Kow

Friday 7 June

Watch Sister Act: The Musical

Rejoice, Sister Act: The Musical is coming to The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi. The Musical will be performed by Abu Dhabi’s Choral Group. Established in 1977, the group brings together 15 nationalities and has put on more than 75 shows. Based on the film which starred Whoopie Goldberg, Sister Act follows Deloris Van Cartier. After she witnesses a crime, she seeks refuge in a convent. The former nightclub singer has to disguise herself as a nun – with hilarious results. On the way, she transforms the choir from a traditional group to singing sensations. The story covers themes of friendship, redemption, and the power of music to bring people together. Available from 6 to 8 June.

 GO: Visit for tickets and more information. 

Sister Act The Musical

Saturday 8 June

Make a splash

The K-pop music event, Waterbomb Festival, is making its debut in Dubai. This event will combine music and water, and audience members are encouraged to take part in water attractions, slides and water fights. Previous sites have included bungee jumps, water cannons and zip lines, which have been used by the artists and audience. 82-Major, AL, CL, DJ Snake, PH-1 and SORN have all been confirmed to join the star-studded lineup on Saturday, 8 June. Tickets start from AED 150.

GO: Visit for tickets and more information. 

Waterbomb Festival Dubai

Sunday 9 June

Witness motorsports mayhem

Abu Dhabi, start your engines. The world-famous Monster Jam returns to Etihad Arena on Yas Island from 8 to 9 June. In the action-packed competition, world-class drivers will show off their skills. The 5,500kg vehicles do backflips, donuts, two-wheelers and drive at speeds of up to 110kph on a purpose-built dirt track. The event will also showcase a breathtaking motocross aerial display, along with an exhilarating pre-show Pit Party where attendees can meet and greet the drivers and get an up-close look at the colossal trucks. Tickets are priced from AED 145 (bronze) to AED 485 (platinum).

GO: Visit for tickets and more information.

Monster Jam in Abu Dhabi

Monday 10 June

Visit a FACT award-winning wellness hub

One&Only One Za’abeel’s Longevity Hub by Clinique La Prairie was awarded the ‘best city spa in Dubai’ at the recent FACT Spa & Wellness Awards UAE 2024. While it’s on the 28th floor, it feels like you’re floating above the clouds. The contemporary and calming design includes marble floors, soft white furniture and floor-to-ceiling windows of the Burj Khalifa. Launched in 1931 in Montreux, Switzerland, Longevity Hub by Clinique La Prairie has led the way in wellness. The focus is on preventative care so that, as the name suggests, people can live not just a longer life but a longer, healthier life. The holistic, personalised approach – which starts with questions on our sleep to stress levels – sets it apart.

GO: Visit for reservations and more information.

Longevity Hub

Tuesday 11 June

Have afternoon tea at Atlantis The Royal

The Royal Tearoom inside Atlantis The Royal offers a bespoke afternoon tea experience from acclaimed chef Christophe Devoille. The Signature Afternoon Tea, presented on a refined stand of scones, pastries and finger sandwiches, is influenced by in-season ingredients. Savouries include lobster rolls with Oscietra caviar and black truffle with organic egg sandwiches. A selection of beautifully handcrafted pastries includes raspberry tart with coconut and local sidr honey, and coffee cake. Available daily, from 2pm to 5pm. AED 560 for two.

GO: Visit for reservations and more information.

best afternoon teas in Dubai

Wednesday 12 June

Participate in a theatrical dining experience

Paramount Hotel Dubai has reintroduced its theatrical dining experience at Flashback Speakeasy. Continuing the tradition of mystery musical dinner shows, “Femme Fatale” offers a brunch-style concept featuring a four-course tasting menu served alongside the performance. Each course reveals more of the mysterious narrative, captivating the audience with live music performances. Attendees are encouraged to dress in their finest film noir attire for an evening of sleuthing. Thursdays, from 8pm to 11pm. AED 299 (soft beverages), AED 399 (house beverages) and AED 550 (bubbly).

GO: Visit for tickets and more information.

Flashback Speakeasy Bar & Lounge

Thursday 13 June

Visit Dubai’s first authentic pastificio

If you love Italian food, Sagra Italian Pastificio has opened in Jumeirah 3. The venue has been created by Federica Ranieri and boasts a menu of starters, salads, freshly made pasta, desserts and pastries. Highlights include the Buffallo Mozzarella Caprese Salad, Gnocchi Alla Sorrentina, Pappardelle White Lamb Bolognese, and Spaghetti Alla Chitarra with Red Sicilian Pesto. If you want to recreate the traditional tastes at home, you can take your pick from at-home pasta boxes and pasta-making workshops.

GO: Visit for more information. 

Sagra Italian Pastificio

Friday 14 June

Watch the Euros

The Agenda in Dubai Media City will be transformed into the air-conditioned Coca-Cola Fanzone by McGettigan’s, complete with astroturf and a massive 20-meter screen for an optimal viewing experience. Guests can choose from various seating options, including a raised Premium Deck with picnic tables, two VIP Lounges offering unlimited three-hour match packages, or the ultimate luxury of VVIP Sky Boxes for teams of 12. The first match of the Euro 2024 tournament sees Germany take on Scotland.

GO: Visit for more information.

Euro 2024 Dubai

Saturday 15 June

See Jason Derulo live in Dubai

The line-up of R&B megastars performing at Coca-Cola-Arena continues to expand, this time with news that Jason Derulo will return to Dubai. Set to perform on Saturday, 15 June, the award-winning singer is bringing his Nu King World Tour to the UAE. Since breaking through with his five-times-platinum single Whatcha Say, Derulo has sold more than 200 million records worldwide, including chart-topping hits like Talk Dirty, Wiggle and Swalla. Derulo’s upcoming concert in Dubai is not his first stint in the UAE. In fact, he’s frequented the city many times — the last time in September 2023 when he performed at Blu Dubai for his birthday. 

GO: Visit for tickets and more information.

jason derulo dubai

Sunday 16 June

Tuck into a Sunday roast at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

The FACT award-winning restaurant Dinner by Heston Blumenthal has recently launched its first-ever Sunday lunch experience at Atlantis The Royal. Start your meal with Meat Fruit, a clever chicken liver parfait disguised as a mandarin, before tucking into Hay Smoked Salmon and Tomato Salamagundy. The main course offers Hereford Sirloin with Yorkshire pudding and horseradish cream, tender Roast Chicken with veal and herb stuffing or Roast Cauliflower with Truffle Sauce and roast potatoes. To end on a sweet note, the popular Tipsy Cake — a heavenly brioche cake basted in Sauternes wine and served with roasted pineapple — is up for grabs. Available on Sundays from 12pm to 3pm. AED 495 for adults and AED 295 for children.

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Heston Blumenthal in the UAE

Monday 17 June

Try Contrast Therapy

With branches in City Walk and in Palm Jumeirah’s Golden Mile 6, Contrast aims to put you into the holiday state of mind. The décor boasts a Mediterranean aesthetic, from curved walls to marble features. Plus, there are beige, cream and white walls, which create a calm space. Contrast has private sauna rooms and is home to the city’s first therapy room with a sauna, salt walls and an immersive ice bath. Visitors can choose one treatment or combine a sauna and ice bath experience. 

GO: Visit @contrastwellness on Instagram for more information. 

Contrast in Dubai

Tuesday 18 June

Take on Dubai’s daring Edge Walk

The Sky Views Edge Walk is perfect for those seeking an adrenaline rush. This hands-free walk on a ledge 219.5 metres above ground level takes thrill-seekers to the top of a skyscraper in Downtown Dubai, with no windows or other barriers standing between them and sky-high views. Bragging rights are guaranteed.

GO: Visit for more information.

things to do in Dubai June

Wednesday 19 June

Relax and recharge

Samadhi Wellness Centre opened in spring 2023 and has already made its mark. Located in Jumeirah, it prides itself on its holistic approach. The space is designed to represent the four elements of nature – earth, water, sun and air. The yoga studios offer classes for different levels. Plus, there is an infrared heater, sauna, ice bath and pool. The popular spot was recently voted the ‘favourite wellness centre in Dubai’ at the FACT Spa and Wellness Awards UAE 2024.

GO: Visit for more information.

Samadhi Wellness Centre

Thursday 20 June

Experience Matilda The Musical

Adapted by Roald Dahl’s best-seller, Matilda The Musical is making its debut in the UAE. Getting ready to wow thousands of fans, The Royal Shakespeare Company will bring the likes of Miss Honey, Miss Trunchbull and, of course, Matilda to the stage. This family-friendly musical is making its way to Etohad Arena from 20 to 23 June. Tickets start from AED 150 and are on sale now via Platinumlist.

GO: Visit for tickets and more information.

Matilda The Musical

Friday 21 June

Cool off at the FACT award-winning WET Deck

Step into a world of after-dark glamour as W Dubai – The Palm’s WET Deck for an epic evening brunch under the stars. With glistening views of the Palm Jumeirah skyline, you can kick-start the weekend by taking a dip in the pool while grooving to beats spun by WET Deck’s resident DJs. An extensive selection of refreshing beverages and handcrafted cocktails will enhance the experience and elevate spirits. Available on Fridays, from 7pm to 10pm. AED 350 per person.

GO: Visit for reservations and more information.

things to do in Dubai June

Saturday 22 June

Party with French Montana

Hip-hop heads, we have some sweet news. French Montana is coming to Dubai. Born Karim Kharbouch, Moroccan-American rapper French Montana has released four studio albums and 25 mixtapes in a career spanning little over a decade. The 38-year-old is best known for his 2017 hit singles “Unforgettable” and “Hurtin’ Me.” Having collaborated with some of hip-hop’s biggest talents, including Cardi B, Drake, Future, Kanye West, Lil’ Wayne, Nas, Nicki Minaj and Post Malone. The “No Shopping” rapper will be joined on the night by Turkish singer Mustafa Ceceli, Amanda Maalouf, and the popular Filipino pop group December Avenue.

GO: Visit for tickets and more information.

things to do in Dubai June

Sunday 23 June

Have lunch at CLAP

Experience the epitome of elegance at CLAP’s new Nippo Sundays experience. Combining culinary finesse with cultural flair, diners enjoy a thoughtfully curated three-course menu complemented by breathtaking views of Downtown Dubai and the Burj Khalifa. The menu includes CLAP Salad, Japanese Wagyu Kusihyaki, Marinated Lamb Chops, Nigiri and Seabass Panko. Available on Sundays from 1pm to 5pm. AED 220 per person

GO: Visit for reservations and more information.

eat across the seven emirates

Monday 24 June

Get a sick fade

Akin Barber & Shop is a three-time FACT award winner. The independent – and trendsetting – men’s grooming destination is all about embracing the notion that every aspect of your life should be memorable and uplifting. As a result, the entire Akin Barber & Shop brand is tightly woven with how customers view their way of life and that grooming is an expression of a person’s identity. You’ll find yourself enjoying a speciality coffee from Dubai’s leading roasteries with every cut or shave as your grooming needs are tended to by Akin’s highly skilled hair and beard stylists, led by the cool and charismatic Ghaz.

GO: Visit for reservations and more information.

things to do in Dubai June

Tuesday 25 June

Visit the Expo 2020 Dubai Museum

If you’re after your culture fix, we have some exciting news. Expo 2020 Dubai Museum brings together exhibitions, displays, and multimedia experiences. The venue celebrates different cultures and aims to continue the legacy of Expo 2020 Dubai. Visitors can look back at Expos around the world and Dubai’s Expo. Plus, there is a shop with memorabilia from the event and a stand to collect those all-important Expo passport stamps.

GO: Visit for more information. 

Expo 2020 Dubai Museum

Wednesday 26 June

Head to Dubai Mall for some frosty fun

The newly opened Boo Boo Laand in Dubai features several zones and rides. Kick things off in the Snow Park and beat the summer heat with some frosty fun. And if you’re craving an adrenaline rush, head to the Super Slide. Over at the Robot Art area, you can let your imagination run wild and turn your creative visions into reality. If you’ve got a mini Gordon Ramsay in the making, let them unleash their culinary skills in the Mini Chef’s Kitchen or be enchanted in the Princess Area.

GO: Visit @booboolaand on Instagram for more information.

Boo Boo Laand

Thursday 27 June

Enjoy family fun at SuperPark Dubai

SuperPark is known as the “friendliest all-in-one indoor activity park in the world” and is now open in City Centre Mirdif with three purpose-built themed areas that are suitable for all ages. Each zone has over 40 unique activities that you can enjoy. First up is the Adventure Area, featuring a multi-story playground complete with obstacles, a sliding mountain, climbing structures, a pedal car track, a zipline, and even a digital wall. The Game Arena features sports-themed games, including basketball, football, cycling, running, and dodgeball. Finally, the Freestyle Hall features trampolines with mixed-reality games, an airbag, a free drop, a tube drop, a bounce track, a skate and scoot world, a gymnastics area, and climbing walls.

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SuperPark Dubai

Friday 28 June

Camp in the rainforest

The Green Planet isn’t simply home to over 3,000 plants and animals. It’s also a go-to destination for unique and unexpected experiences offered amidst an indoor ecosystem – rainforest camping and snorkelling with piranhas included. Spend the night in one of The Green Planet’s comfortable tents and you’ll discover the rainforest’s enchantments with a nocturnal animal tour and a BBQ dinner at The Green Planet’s Café – complete with roasting marshmallows and a nature-themed movie – before falling asleep under the biodome stars to the songs of the rainforest’s exotic birds. Available on Friday and Saturday evenings. Prices start from AED 850 for two adults in the regular tent, while group bookings can be made at AED 1,650 for a party of four in the large tent.

GO: Visit for reservations and more information.

things to do in Dubai June

Saturday 29 June

See D12, Obie Trice and Xzibit live in Dubai

They say that good things come in threes, and this is certainly the case for hip-hop fans in Dubai. Rap legends D12, Obie Trice, and Xzibit will perform at Coca-Cola Arena on Saturday, 29 June. The show forms part of their “3 Twenty Anniversary Tour,” which celebrates 20 years of their most iconic albums – “D12 World,” “Cheers,” and “Man Vs. Machine.” Expect to hear the hit track “Multiply” from. Xzibit, “My Band” from D12 and “Got Some Teeth” from Obie Trice.

GO: Visit for reservations and more information.

Xzibit Dubai

Sunday 30 June

Take on the heat

If it’s good enough for Drake, it’s good enough for us! In September 2021, the Toronto-born rapper purchased an ownership stake in Dave’s Hot Chicken, and the Nashville-style hot chicken brand has since expanded across the GCC. The concept offers the ultimate sharing feast with their Hot Box, featuring ten jumbo-size sliders or ten generously-sized tenders, available in seven distinct spice levels, ranging from no spice to the fiery “reaper” level, made from the world’s hottest pepper. We dare you to give it a go.

GO: Follow @daveshotchickengcc on Instagram for more information.

Dave's Hot Chicken

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