Get set for a laughter series

Jimmy Carr

Get set to ROFL when English stand-up comedian Jimmy Carr hits the UAE stage for the first time this month as part of Dubai Summer Surprises. Enjoy two consecutive nights of sharp comedy (August 13 and 14), with proper social distancing and safety measures. Only for those 16-plus. Tickets from Dh195, available via the Dubai Calendar App and

Snow run in summer


As temperatures outdoors are soaring, cool off by participating in the first snow sports competition to be held in the UAE with proper social distancing measures in place. Organised by Dubai Sports Council and hosted at Ski Dubai – Mall of the Emirates, the snow-running event takes place on August 14. Anyone between 18 and 62 years can take part in a 3km run through the snow. Tickets Dh189. On August 15, Alpine and Freestyle competitions are on at Ski Dubai, and it’s free to enter. Event restricted to 300 participants only. Register at

Beat the boredom with guffaws

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With a mission to save the world from sadness, three comedians come on stage for five nights this month – Scottish Leo Kearse, UK’s Eddy Brimson and Canada’s Dana Alexander. This Laughter Factory’s ‘Real People, Real Laughter!’ Tour is at Movenpick JBR on August 6-7, Zabeel House by Jumeriah The Greens (August 12) and Grand Millennium Barsha Heights (August 13-14). Show starts 8.30pm, ticket price is Dh160, purchased from

Explore a mystical treehouse


Bringing the outdoors fun indoors, BurJuman stages a life-size 18-metre-long maze – a fun-filled activity engaging the whole family. Strict social distancing and safety protocols are in place while you navigate this ‘a-maze-ing’ extravaganza. Part of BurJuman’s Dubai Summer Surprises and on until August 26.

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