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Things To Do For The Weekend 21 - 23 October
Updated on 20 October 2022

Fri-yay is almost here and we are all definitely looking forward to the weekend. 

Leave the woes from the week behind and grab your dancing shoes for endless excitement this weekend!

From watching Diwali fireworks to amazing live performances, there is definitely something for everyone to enjoy.

If you are in need of some inspiration on how to spend the weekend, then keep scrolling!

George Ezra

When 21 October

Where Coca-Cola Arena

Singer-songwriter George Ezra is ready to bring an unforgettable concert to Dubai. The Brit award winner became an overnight and viral sensation with his hit song 'Shotgun' and will perform music including 'Green Green Grass', 'Budapest', 'I Went Hunting' and more. Prices start at Dhs 225.



Modi Al Shamrani Live

When 21 October

Where Dubai World Trade Centre

Social media influencer and one of the biggest music stars in Saudi Arabia, Modi Al Shamrani, is set to perform this weekend. In the first concert held in Dubai, the artist is sure to wow the crowds with her melodious singing. Prices start at Dhs 950. 



Selfdrive Laughter Factory October Tour

When 21 and 22 October

Where Grand Millennium Barsha Heights and Dukes The Palm

Laughter is the best medicine, and the best way to get your weekend dose of comedy is by attending a fun show. Delight in amazing jokes by comedians, Kate Barron, Angelo Tsarouchas and Stephen Carlin. The show on 21 October will be held at Grand Millennium Barsha Heights, and the final show of the tour held on 22 October at Dukes The Palm.



Potted Potter

When 21 to 23 October 

Where Theatre by QE2

Add some wizardry and magic to your weekend with a parody by Dan and Jeff on Harry Potter. Go on a journey through all seven books as well as a Quidditch game, encompassed within seventy minutes. Prices start at Dhs 180.




When 21 to 23 October

Where The Pointe

As The Palm Fountain celebrates its second anniversary, delight in the iconic music lineup. The three-day event will see five new fountain shows make their debut, firework shows, activities as well as performances held. Dance group The Mayyas, Egyptian rock group Massar Egbari, and Jordanian Arabic rock band Jadal, are some of the names performing, and will surely be one to check out this weekend.



The Big Diwali Mela

When 22 October

Where The Square at ISD, Dubai Sports City

Celebrate Diwali in a big way this year at the highly anticipated Big Diwali Mela at The Square at ISD in Dubai Sports City. Akasa, an amazing singer known for her top hits, including 'Naagin' featuring Aastha Gill, 'Kheech Meri Photo' and more will perform. Entry to the event is free to all.



Javed Ali Live

When 22 October 

Where Madinat Jumeirah Arena

Javed Ali, the highly acclaimed Bollywood singer is bringing a great show to Dubai, in celebration of the festival of lights. With songs in many blockbuster films, enjoy listening to live performances of 'Nagada Nagada', 'Tu Jo Mila', 'Kajraa Re' and more. Prices start at Dhs 95.



Piaf! Le Spectacle

When 22 October

Where Dubai Opera

Enjoy watching a celebration of the life of Edith Piaf at Dubai Opera. Held on the 60th anniversary of her passing, delight in listening to Broadway Entertainment Group perform her amazing releases including 'La Vie en Rose', 'Non-Je Ne Regrette Pas' and 'Mon Dieu'. Prices start at Dhs 295.



Shobana Live

When 22 October

Where The Theatre at the Mall of the Emirates

Watch as the highly acclaimed actor and dancer, Shobana performs. Known for her captivating Bharatnatyam performance, the Padma Shri award winner will showcase her new show called 'Lotus Feet'. Prices start at Dhs 100.



90s Fun Brunch with Pat Sharp

When 22 October

Where McGettigan's Souq Madinat

Pat Sharp, the 90s icon, is coming to Dubai to play an amazing DJ set at the fun brunch at McGettigan's Souq Madinat. Running from 1pm to 5pm, the brunch held for one day only will have brunch lovers grooving to the music, while tucking into a three-course meal and free-flowing drinks. Prices start at Dhs 149.



Diwali Dhamaka Festival

When 22 and 23 October

Where Souq Al Marfa, Deira Islands

Diwali is almost here, and if you are looking for a place to get your last-minute shopping done while also having fun, then the Diwali Dhamaka Festival at Souq Al Marfa at Deira Islands is the place to be. Watch live performances, access for kids to a play area and over 20 food stalls to choose from. The festival will be open from 4pm to midnight.



Diwali Firework Show

When Dubai Festival City Mall

Where 23 October

Celebrate the festival of lights by watching the sky light up with fireworks. A stunning IMAGINE laser, fire and water show will also be held to celebrate the occasion at 8.30pm. Grab your friends and families as you watch on in wonder at the stunning spectacle.



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