Best in Dubai: What to do in Dubai this June 2019

Russell Peters Live
Where: Coca-Cola Arena City Walk

Russell Peters is taking time off from being an Indian Detective on the Netflix original series to return to his roots in stand-up. The comedian is no stranger to Dubai, having most recently performed two sold-out shows at Dubai World Trade Centre in 2016. Be sure to get your tickets before they sell out in true Russell Peters-style on June 6.

For more information: dubai.platinumlist.net

Maroon 5: Red Pill Blues Tour
Where: Coca-Cola Arena City Walk

Maroon 5 will bring their ‘Red Pill Blues Tour’ to Dubai this June for a Region-exclusive performance on June 13. Performing their first UAE gig in over 8 years, the band are set to wow crowds with live performances of global hits ‘Sugar’, ‘She Will Be Loved’, ‘Moves Like Jagger’ and the latest ‘Girls Like You’ collaboration with Cardi B which has recently passed the 2 Billion views mark on YouTube.

For more information: dubai.platinumlist.net

Dubai Desert Road Run
Where: Sevens Stadium

In the final event of the Dubai Desert Road Run season on June 7, runners of all ability are invited to the Sevens Stadium on Al Ain Road to test their fitness levels. You can opt to run 3km, 5km or 10km, and race against your own personal best times, or other runners. All those who take part in the traffic-free stadium run, and complete their chosen distance, will take a medal home.

For more information: dubairunning.com

Alan Davies Live
Where: Dubai Opera

The stand-up comedian Alan Davies will be taking to the stage at Dubai Opera for the first time on 14 June. Davies is best known for appearing on the panel show QI since 2003, as well as starring as the TV detective Jonathan Creek. His career started in 1988, and has seen him win the Time Out Best Young Comic award in 1991.

For more information: dubaiopera.com

​Dubai Sports World
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre

Dubai World Trade Centre will turn up the heat this summer as it sets up indoor stadiums for Dubai Sports World on June 15. Bringing outdoor sports into a 25,000 sq. m. air conditioned space, DWTC will become the city’s centre for all things sports.

For more information: dubaisportsworld.ae

A Decade of Diverse
Where: Dubai Opera

Dubai-based Diverse Performing Arts School is presenting its 10th-anniversary show titled ‘A Decade of Diverse’ on June 21. The show will take viewers through the last ten years of showbiz history at the school, divided into “then” and “now”. See talent from across the UAE perform in this lively spectacle at Dubai Opera.

For more information: dubaiopera.com

Dubai Summer Surprises
Where: Citywide

With summer on the horizon, the entire city gears up for Dubai Summer Surprises, a month’s-long celebration of entertainment and shopping starting June 21. Explore the treasure trove of family fun across town and make the most of Dubai’s bright summers with live concerts, fireworks and discounts just about everywhere you can imagine.

For more information: visitdubai.com

​Nouvelle Vague Live
Where: Dubai Opera

The sensational Parisian new wave band Nouvelle Vague has added Dubai as a stop on their 15th anniversary world tour on June 25. Bringing their unique concept to global stages, this critically-acclaimed group starring Marc Collin, Olivier Libaux, Camille and Melanie Pain reinterpret dreamy styles of 50s and 60s Bossa Nova in punk and new wave standards.

For more information: dubaiopera.com