happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 7 - 9 October
Things To Do For The Weekend 7 - 9 October
Updated on 06 October 2022

Say goodbye to the busy week and hello to the weekend!

With the weekend upon us, what better way to make the most of living in Dubai, than by going exploring?

Put your favourite shoes on and check out some of the events taking place this weekend.

Falguni Pathak Live

When 7 and 8 October

Where Zabeel Park

Falguni Pathak, the popular Indian singer is coming to Dubai for an amazing concert. Held over two days at Zabeel Park, the singer will perform an amazing set as part of the Navratri celebrations. Prices for the show start at Dhs 80.



Expo City Events For Prophet Mohammed's (PBUH) Birthday

When 7 to 9 October

Where Expo City Dubai

In light of Prophet Mohammed's (PBUH) birthday on 8 October, Expo City Dubai will be hosting a variety of events all over the weekend. Al Wasl Plaza will light up for the occasion, and an Al Malid performance and Emirati dance performances will be held.



Festival X

When 7 to 9 October

Where Alserkal Avenue

Festival X at Alserkal Avenue is hosting a great event this weekend that will bring art, science and technology to one place. Set to be a yearly event, during the three days, attendees can enjoy a series of workshops, talks, performances and exhibitions. Talks and exhibitions are free to attend with prices starting at Dhs 150 for workshops and shows.



Bil 3 Arabi

When 8 October

Where The Theatre at Mall of the Emirates

The weekend is the perfect time for laughs and fun and what better way to make the most of it than by watching hilarious comedians perform an exceptional comedy set. Five Arab comedians, Kareem, Ali, Iman, Badar and Salama will put on a brilliant and funny show to definitely catch this weekend. Prices start at Dhs 80.



Footloose the Musical

When Till 8 October

Where Dubai Opera

Spend the weekend at Dubai Opera and enjoy an amazing take on the iconic 1980s movie, Footloose. The performance will feature sensations Jake Quickenden and Darren Day starring in the show, and will include upbeat dancing and songs including 'Almost Paradise', 'Holding Out For A Hero' and more. Prices start at Dhs 275.



Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival 

When 8 and 9 October

Where Waterfront Market

Waterfront Market is set to host the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival this weekend, and will see over 60 teams compete in 200-metre races. Dragon boat racing began 2,500 years ago in China and this is the first time the Hong Kong Dragon Boat festival will be held at Waterfront Market. The teams for the races will be divided into five categories, open, mixed, women, corporate and community. Spectators can enjoy the different races over the two days while visiting Waterfront Market. 



DSBK - The Adrenaline Cup

When 9 October

Where Dubai Autodrome

The first premier event dedicated to superbikes will be held this weekend. The thrilling event will see bikes competing to get to the finish line first. Spectators can enjoy the thrill of the races, which will run from 9am to 5pm, with the main event held at 3pm and admission is free to all.



Diwali Market

When Till 30 October

Where Festival Plaza

Celebrate the festival of lights in a big way this year while also enjoying amazing activities and entertainment at Festival Plaza. The Diwali Bazaar will be held every Thursday to Sunday for the rest of this month from noon to 10pm, offering a one-stop destination for clothes, accessories, home decor, food and more. Cultural and music performances will also be held every Saturday and Sunday.



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