happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 28 - 30 October
Things To Do For The Weekend 28 - 30 October
Updated on 27 October 2022

The last weekend of October is here, so make sure you see the month off with a bang and enjoy a host of magical events with friends and family.

From live performances, comedy shows and festivals, there is something great for everyone to enjoy and have fun.

For ideas on what to do in Dubai this weekend, keep scrolling.

Jason Derulo Live

When 28 October

Where Coca-Cola Arena

Singer and songwriter Jason Derulo is coming to Dubai for one night only. Performing at Coca-Cola Arena, get ready to enjoy a brilliant concert, and sing along to popular tracks from 'Savage Love', 'Lifestyle' featuring Adam Levine, 'Take You Dancing' and more. Prices start at Dhs 175.



Zakir Khan Live

When 28 October

Where The Agenda, Media City 

The iconic Zakir Khan is coming to Dubai and is ready to get the audience in fits of giggles. Having won Comedy Central India's Best Standup Comedian in 2012, Zakir has gone on to mentor and judge 'Comicstaan' seasons 2 and 3, while also performing around the world. As part of the Zahir Khan Tathastu World Tour, enjoy a brilliant comedy set. Prices start at Dhs 95.



The Original Wailers

When 28 October

Where The Square, Dubai Sports City

The Original Wailers, with vocalist and guitarist Chet Samuel, bass guitarist Omar Lopez and keyboard player Adrian AK Cisneros, are making their way to Dubai this weekend. Sing along to iconic tunes from 'No Woman No Cry' and 'Three O'Clock Road Block'. Ticket prices start at Dhs 150. 



Purge Festival

When 28 October 

Where P7, Media One Hotel

Get ready for the spooky season with a great Purge Festival at P7 at Media One Hotel. Local and international artists, including Crazy Cousins, Gracious K, Scottie B, Jevanni Letford, Adam Cotier, MC Charmer, Devarnio, Laflare, MC Tino and Rio Jay, will perform. With spooky decor and delicious drinks, get ready for a night to remember. Prices start at Dhs 125.



Mohamed Salem Live

When 29 October

Where Dubai College 

Delight in some fantastic comedy this weekend with Mohamed Salem. Starting his comedy career in 2007, Mohamed has since gone on to perform in 10 countries and has shared stages with the likes of Maz Jobrani, Gabriel Iglesias, Russell Peters and more. Prices start at Dhs 69.



META Film Festival

When 28 and 29 October

Where VOX Cinema at Nakheel Mall

Cinephiles, the META Film Festival is the place to visit this weekend. Held at VOX Cinema at Nakheel Mall, delight in watching over 70 movies from around the world. From 'Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile' and 'Deadline', there is something for every taste. Ticket prices start at Dhs 20.



ABBA Revivial

When 28 and 29 October

Where Theatre at QE2

Say 'Thank You For The Music' as the ABBA tribute act performs at Theatre at QE2. Having left their mark on the music industry with hits from 'Money, Money, Money', 'Mamma Mia', 'Dancing Queen' and more, the tribute group will take you down memory lane with an iconic performance. Prices start at Dhs 120.



All Africa Festival 

When 28 to 30 October

Where Burj Park, Downtown Dubai

Enjoy a three-day festival highlighting the beautiful culture, food and music of Africa. The third edition of the event will have Nigerian rapper Skales, Afro swing and hip-hop performer Ramz and Congolese-French artist Dadju perform. Prices for the event start at Dhs 50.



Toxic Zombie Wasteland

When 28 to 30 October

Where Rolldxb

Rolldxb has been decked out this weekend to mimic a zombie night to get you into the Halloween spirit. Roll your way to Rolldxb and enjoy skating at the indoor venue. With spooky decor and music, it is sure to be a great way to spend Halloween. The venue is open from 6pm to 11pm.



Dubai Muscle Show

When 28 to 30 October

Where Dubai World Trade Centre

The popular fitness and bodybuilding show is back, and will see some of the biggest names in fitness attending. Held at the Dubai World Trade Centre, participate in a three-day event with workshops held by fitness enthusiasts, sessions, and more. 



Riverdance: 25th Anniversary Show

When 28 to 30 October

Where Dubai Opera

The Grammy award-winning Irish dance group Riverdance is celebrating their 25th anniversary with a spectacular show. The show incorporates both Irish and international music with fantastic choreography, spectacular lighting, projection and stage and costume design and is a must-watch this weekend. Prices start at Dhs 325.



Dubai Fitness Challenge

When 29 October to 27 November

Where Around Dubai

The first week of the 6th annual Dubai Fitness Challenge is here and it is time to get active. With fun activities taking place all around Dubai, get ready to unleash your inner fitness enthusiast and work out for half an hour a day, for 30 days. From yoga, HIIT, cycling, running, Zumba and more, there is something for beginners as well as pros.



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