4 Best Performing Arts Venues in Dubai Marina, Dubai

Amphitheatre at DMC

Dubai Marina Fodor's choice

With a capacity of 15,000, open spaces, and natural sloping greens, this is one of Dubai's most popular arenas for festivals and live music. Media City Amphitheatre hosts some huge mainstream acts (e.g. Ed Sheeran, Kanye West, and David Guetta) and is the home of recurring festivals like the Dubai Jazz Festival, Taste of Dubai, and Redfest DXB. The venue is licensed to serve alcohol, usually admits all ages, and is outfitted with an ATM, toilets, and food trucks. Most events also have VIP tickets available (with food and beverage packages, priority viewing and private lounge areas).

Al Falak St., Dubai Media City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
4-391–4555-Dubai Media City head office
Performing Arts Details
Rate Includes: Varies according to event, To keep in touch with upcoming shows and festivals, visit www.ticketmaster.ae/venue/dubai-media-city-amphitheatre-dubai-tickets/dmcam/805

Reel Cinemas, Dubai Marina Mall

Dubai Marina Fodor's choice
A small, six-screen complex with an emphasis on luxury viewing in their Premier Suites, which have large recliners, pillows, and a food service to your seat even while the movie is running. All this is priced lower than most gold-class offers at other cinemas.

Novo Cinemas

Outfitted with 21 screens including an IMAX theater, you can opt for the VIP seating as well.

Ibn Battuta Mall, off Interchange 6 Sheikh Zayed Rd., Jebel Ali, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
4-366–9898
Performing Arts Details
Rate Includes: from 35 dirhams for a standard ticket

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Roxy Cinemas at The Beach

Dubai Marina
With 10 screens at this small cinema are broken into three experiences: the premier Director’s Lounge, luxury Editor’s Suite, and standard The Set.
The Walk, JBR, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
800-7699
Performing Arts Details
Rate Includes: From 35 dirhams for standard seating