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Waterbomb Dubai: Your Complete Guide to the Two-Day Festival

With only a day to go for the first-ever Waterbomb Festival in Dubai, the excitement among K-pop, K-rap, and EDM fans is palpable.

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Summer in Dubai is off to a great start as the immensely popular Waterbomb Festival makes its debut in the region, bringing together some of the hottest acts in the K-pop, K-rap, and EDM scenes. Taking place across two days—June 8-9—at Dubai Festival City, the event aims to be unlike any other, with water fights, water canons, and much more. This week, Waterbomb Dubai released its official timetable, informing festivalgoers of when they can expect their favorite acts to perform, as well as multiple ‘Waterbomb Time’ slots through the evening kicking off at 5:30pm, until 2am on both days.

Waterbomb Dubai: Who is performing when?

June 8, Friday

5:30pm-6:15pm Otwo
Waterbomb Time
6:15pm-7pm Glory
7pm-7:30pm Blackswan
Waterbomb Time
7:30pm-8pm TripleS
8pm-8:30pm Big Naughty
Waterbomb Time
8:30pm-9pm Liu
9:30pm -10:10pm Simon Dominic
Waterbomb Time
10:10pm-11:30pm Benny Benassi
11:30pm-12:10am Jessi
Waterbomb Time
12:10am-1:40am Nicky Romero
2am- Waterbomb Finale

June 9, Saturday

5:30pm-6:20pm AK
Waterbomb Time
6:20pm-6:50pm Tayeb & Maxi
6:50pm-7:40pm Aster & Neo
Waterbomb Time
7:40pm-8:10pm Nicole
8:10pm-8:40pm Sorn
Waterbomb Time
8:40pm-9:30pm Inside Core
9:30pm-10pm 82Major
10pm-10:40pm PH-1
Waterbomb Time
10:40pm-11:40 Dany Neville
11:40pm-12:20am CL
Waterbomb Time
12:20am-1:40am DJ Snake
2am Waterbomb Finale

What to expect

A water festival under the Dubai sun calls for light clothing, with festivalgoers advised to dress in “casual beachwear” while remaining respectful. The Waterbomb Dubai festival site is equipped with changing rooms, limited storage lockers, as well as licensed food and beverage outlets including Pickl, Zaatar W Zeit, Pizza Express, High Joint, and more. Festivalgoers are also allowed to bring in their own water pistols, provided they empty them before entering the site.

Are Waterbomb Dubai tickets still available?

Now is the last chance to buy Waterbomb Dubai tickets online via, with prices starting from AED 150. Tickets subject to an increased rate will also be available on site on the days of the festival.

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