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Dubai in May: Dubai's Must-See May Events

Diana Arbenina and The Night Snipers

Diana Arbenina

Dubai in May kicks off with dynamic live performances! Topping this list is the high-energy rock music performance by Diana Arbenina and The Night Snipers, a must-experience for fans of electrifying music.

Ticket Price: AED 189

Timings & Date: 20:30 hrs., May 2, 2024

Location: Coca-Cola Arena

Main Shayar Toh Nahi by Manhar Seth

Main Shayar Toh Nahi

Join the renowned Indian writer and spoken word artist, Manhar Seth, for his inaugural event in Dubai as he walks you down memory lane with his inspiring poems and evocative shayaris.

Ticket Price: AED 99

Timings & Date: 19:30 hrs., May 4, 2024

Location: Dubai Heights Academy

Musical Show by Denis Matsuev


A soulful musical night awaits you in Dubai with the acclaimed Russian pianist Denis Matsuev! It lets you be part of his Classic & Jazz program, where you’ll immerse yourself in the timeless masterpieces of Gershwin, Rachmaninoff, etc.

Ticket Price: AED 250

Timings & Date: 20:00 hrs., May 4, 2024

Location: Dubai Opera


It is one of the most awaited Dubai events in May 2024 for digital art and music lovers. In its third edition, it features various immersive experiences, from Dome Live Shows and Screenings to the Play Series and Nocturne.

Ticket Price: AED 375

Timings & Date: 9:00 to 18:00 hrs., May 4 and 5, 2024

Location: Alserkal Avenue

Dubai Esports and Games Festival

Dubai Esports and Games Festival

Music lovers, mark this date to witness the fascinating performance by the Syrian music maestro, Nassif Zeytoun. For unversed, he is the winner of the Star Academy Arab World.

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Timings & Date: 09:00 hrs., April 19 to May 5, 2024

Location: Citywide

World Art Dubai

World Art Dubai

As Dubai’s biggest contemporary retail art fair gears up for its milestone tenth edition, don’t miss this chance to explore thousands of stunning art pieces from both acclaimed galleries and solo artists from different parts of the world.

Ticket Price: AED 15

Timings & Date: 13:00 to 21:00 hrs., May 2 to 5, 2024

Location: Zabeel Hall 1-3, Dubai World Trade Centre

Cinema Medley

Cinema Medley

Feel the magic of music and movies with this extraordinary extravaganza by the Imperial Orchestra. It brings together the compelling works of some of the most legendary composers.

Ticket Price: AED 199 to AED 749

Timings & Date: 20:00 hrs., May 10, 2024

Location: Coca-Cola Arena

Martin Garrix Live

Martin Garrix Live

Prepare for a dance and musical enchantment like never before as one of the world’s most popular DJs comes to Dubai! You can look forward to a fantastic evening against the backdrop of Atlantis, The Palm, and Palm Jumeirah.

Ticket Price: AED 300

Timings & Date: 20:00 hrs., May 11, 2024

Location: Atlantis, The Palm

DFF Foodie Experiences

DFF Foodie Experiences

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With the Dubai Food Festival in full swing, you can expect to participate many unique experiences, mainly the DFF Foodie Experience. It offers the rare chance to join cooking classes and learn authentic recipes under the guidance of expert chefs.

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Timings & Date: 11:00 hrs., April 19 to May 12, 2024

Location: Citywide

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl live in concert

Pirates of the Caribbean

Treat yourself to a spectacular musical journey, where the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra and Dubai Festival Chorus, under the baton of Anthony Gabriele, come together to breathe life into this fantastical, thrilling movie.

Ticket Price: AED 275 to AED 750

Timings & Date: 14:00 hrs., May 12, 2024

Location: Dubai Opera

Charlie Chaplin’s The Kid live in concert

Step back in time as you relive Charlie Chaplin’s epic classic movie, The Kid, through the Armenian Symphony Orchestra’s striking melodies and musical notes. It promises an unparalleled cinematic experience.

Ticket Price: AED 275 – AED 750

Timings & Date: 20:00 hrs., May 13, 2024

Location: Dubai Opera

Miami Band and Ayed Yousef live


Are you looking to groove to a night of exceptional musical nights in Dubai? The Kuwaiti sensation, Miami Band, joined by Saudi star Ayed Yousef, is all ready for an energetic performance at Coca-Cola Arena.

Ticket Price: AED 195 to AED 1495

Timings & Date: 21:00 hrs., May 17, 2024

Location: Coca-Cola Arena

Play; The Gruffalo's Child

It’s one of the upcoming Dubai events in May that ensures the finest family entertainment. It transports you to the fascinating world of The Gruffalo’s Child (by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler) through immersive, fun-filled acts.

Ticket Price: AED 135 to AED 185

Timings & Date: 10:00 hrs., May 18 and 19, 2024

Location: Theatre by QE2

Kadim Al Sahir live

Kadim Al Sahir live

Arabic pop music superstar Kadim Al Sahir returns to Dubai to enthrall his fans with a soul-stirring musical evening. Be ready to be swept away by his all-time favorite tracks, including Ana Wa Laila and Ha Habibi.

Ticket Price: AED 175 to AED 3500

Timings & Date: 21:00 hrs., May 23, 2024

Location: Coca-Cola Arena

Abida Parveen live


An evening with Abida Parveen, who is rightly called the Queen of Qawwalis, is unmissable for aficionados of Sufi music. Feast your senses with her soul-soothing ghazals and kafis.

Ticket Price: AED 250

Timings & Date: 21:00 hrs., May 25, 2024

Location: Coca-Cola Arena

Apne Apne Ram by Dr. Kumar Vishwas

Apne Apne Ram by Dr. Kumar Vishwas

Unlock the secrets of success with the renowned Indian motivational speaker, Dr. Kumar Vishwas. It will be nothing short of a transformative session that blends insights from the revered Ramayana and his profound understanding of life.

Ticket Price: AED 51 to AED 2501   

Timings: 19:30 hrs., May 26, 2024

Location: Coca-Cola Arena

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