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Dubai Calendar, the official listing platform for events in the city, has announced a spectacular line-up of live music, culture and sports events that will take place throughout the city between July and September 2023. TheGlitz says… Dubai is indeed the place to be in!

From citywide activities like Dubai Summer Surprises to captivating cultural events such as The Laughter Factory, musical spectaculars including the incredible Beat The Heat festival, to family fun with Peppa Pig live in concert, there is truly something for everyone to enjoy in Dubai.

Here are Dubai Calendar’s top picks of upcoming and ongoing events between July and September:


This summer, gear up for a line-up like no other. Taking over the stage at The Agenda, Dubai Media City, catch the region’s top artists performing at six exciting concerts as part of Beat the Heat 2023.

Get ready to groove to the captivating beats and electrifying performances by these renowned artists. It doesn’t stop there, save up some energy as the trio Afroto, Balti and Soulja are set to light up the stage on 29 July.

Catch a beat with the two UAE-based music bands, Sharmoofers and Autostrad on 12 August, we promise you won’t be disappointed. Here’s one for all the Modi Al Shamrani fans, catch Modi Al Shamrani and DJ Aseel on 19 August as they gear up to set the stage on fire.


Prepare yourself to sing along with the Egyptian musical duo Disco Misr and rock band Massar Egbari on 1 September, as they are all set to rock the night away. Be prepared to be swept away by the energetic rhythms and infectious melodies of these talented musicians.


Immerse yourself in a mesmerizing live performance by Farhan Akhtar at the Coca-Cola Arena on 1 September. Witness the versatility and charisma of this acclaimed singer, songwriter, and actor as he delivers an unforgettable show filled with soulful melodies and powerful vocals.

Secure your seats at the earliest for unbridled hilarity as Irish stand-up comedian, Joanne McNally is set to perform at The Agenda, Dubai Media City on 2 September. From podcasts to TV programmes and amusing documentaries, this talented comic has done it all while amassing thousands of fans along the way.

Iconic Indian playback singer, Asha Bhosle is set for her special performance at Dubai’s Coca-Cola Arena on 8 September. Known as the greatest playback singer in Bollywood, Bhosle will be taking to the stage to sing a number of her most loved hits from her seven-decade career. Don’t miss a unique opportunity to see the singer and television personality live in Dubai as she performs her top tunes.

Fantastic 4 Indian Idols

Get ready for an incredible musical evening with the Fantastic 4 Indian Idols live in Dubai at The Agenda on 9 September. Be captivated by the enchanting voices and captivating performances of these four renowned Indian idols as they showcase their talent on the grand stage.

Relive the ’90s nostalgia with a live performance by A1 and 911 at The Agenda on September 22. Take a trip down memory lane as these iconic British boy bands serenade you with their greatest hits and timeless pop classics. Get ready to sing along and dance to the infectious tunes that defined an era.


Prepare to laugh your heart out with hilarious performances at various locations in Dubai. Catch the shows at Movenpick JBR Dubai on 21 and 22 July, Hyde Hotel, Business Bay on 27 July, and Dukes The Palm, A Royal Hide Away Hotel on 29 July. Indulge in an evening of laughter as talented comedians tickle your funny bone with their witty observations and side-splitting humor.


Immerse yourself in the excitement of Dubai Summer Surprises, a family summer extravaganza featuring a variety of activities, entertainment, and promotions from 29 June to 3 September. Explore vibrant marketplaces, enjoy thrilling rides, watch captivating performances, and indulge in delicious culinary experiences. This event offers something for everyone in the family to enjoy.

Bring your family down to Dubai World Trade Centre and immerse yourselves in the fun-filled atmosphere of Modesh World, which runs until 27 August. Embark on an adventure filled with interactive experiences, exciting rides, live shows, and engaging workshops. Join Modesh, Dubai’s beloved character, and his friends for an unforgettable family outing.


Treat your little ones to a delightful live entertainment experience with Peppa Pig’s Adventure at Dubai Opera on 16 and 17 September. Join Peppa, George, and their friends as they embark on a thrilling camping trip filled with songs, dances, and interactive fun. Watch your children’s faces light up with joy as they immerse themselves in the magical world of Peppa Pig.


Dubai Sports World

Beat the heat this summer as Dubai Sports World celebrates its 13th edition from 1 June to 10 September. Spanning across Dubai World Trade Centre’s Za’abeel Halls 3, 4, 5 and 6, the region’s largest sports venue offers football, basketball, badminton and tennis facilities for everyone to enjoy. The air-conditioned venue caters to all skill levels with numerous ways for you can get involved, whether you want to rent out a pitch to play with friends or join a sports academy to fine-tune your skills

Join the Dubai Women Running Challenge on 30 September and be a part of an empowering and exhilarating sporting event at Expo District. Lace-up your running shoes and embrace the thrill of the race as you join other passionate women in a celebration of fitness, endurance, and determination. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or a beginner, this event promises an unforgettable experience.

Dubai Calendar allows residents and tourists to discover upcoming events and purchase tickets quickly and securely through Dubai Calendar’s website and the mobile application’s purchasing platform.

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