happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 11 - 13 November
Things To Do For The Weekend 11 - 13 November
Updated on 10 November 2022

Hey you! It's the weekend calling...

What plans do you have this weekend?

The weekend is always filled with the much-awaited want for rest and fun.

Make this weekend special and check out all the exciting events happening around Dubai, from laughter shows to live shows.

Peter Bence 

When 11 November

Where Dubai Opera

Delight in a magnificent performance by piano sensation, composer and music producer, Peter Bence. Known for receiving the Guinness World Record for being the 'Fastest Piano Player', the artist uses different classic and contemporary sounds in this must-watch show. Prices start at Dhs 190.



Lekki Afro Caribbean Concert 

When 11 November

Where The Bay, Dubai Festival City

Delight in a one-day special at the Lekki Afro Caribbean Concert. Enjoy dancing away to Afrobeat, amapiano and reggae music with artists Mayokun and Tems and Wande Coal. Prices for the show start at Dhs 225.



26th Anniversary at The Irish Village

When 11 November

Where The Irish Village Al Garhoud

Party away this Friday as The Irish Village at Al Garhoud celebrates its birthday! To mark the 26 years milestone, dance away to music form Gorgeous George and DJ Michael Gormley, and get selected drinks for just Dhs 26.



Joe Rooney Live

When 11 November

Where McGettigan's JLT

McGettigan's JLT will have funnyman Joe Rooney performing a hilarious comedy set. Having co-starred in Father Damo, get ready for a great night of laughs. Prices start at Dhs 50 for the show.



Selfdrive Laughter Factory Tour

When 11, 12 and 13 November

Where Movenpick JBR and Zabeel House by Jumeriah

Get ready for endless laughs this weekend at the November Selfdrive Laughter Factory Tour. The lineup will feature amazing comedians Darius Davies, Carly Baker and Nico Yearwood. The first two shows will be held on 11 and 12 November at Movenpick JBR, and on 13 November, a show will be held in the afternoon at 3pm at Zabeel House by Jumeriah. Prices are set at Dhs 160.



Dubai Holding SkyRun

When 12 November

Where Jumeirah Emirates Towers

Put on your running shoes and run up 52 floors at Jumeirah Emirates Towers. Open to participants aged 16 years old and above, winners will be given amazing cash prizes. With three categories from open, elite and team available, prices for the run begin at Dhs 263. Use the code, 'Runner10' for a discount.



The Chainsmokers Live

When 12 November 

Where White Beach Dubai

Spend the night dancing to the iconic tunes of the popular duo, The Chainsmokers. Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart are set to perform their hit songs from 'Closer', 'Takeaway', 'Something Like This', 'Don't Let Me Down' and more. Prices start at Dhs 150.



Beat Diabetes Walk

When 12 November 

Where Safa Park

The annual Beat Diabetes walk is back for its 13th edition, and aims to raise awareness about the effects of diabetes in daily life. The walk is held in partnership with Al Jalila Foundation, and the proceeds support patients with diabetes. Entry is at Dhs 20 for adults and Dhs 10 for children.



Enrico Macias

When 12 November

Where Dubai Opera

Get excited for a brilliant performance by Enrico Macias this weekend. Enjoy as the singer performs hit songs, including 'Adieu Mon Pays', 'Melisa', 'Les Filles de Mon Pays' and more. Ticket prices for the show start at Dhs 295.



UK Boarding School Exhibition

When 12 and 13 November

Where Grosvenor House Hotel, Dubai Marina

If you have been on the hunt for the perfect boarding school for your child in the UK, then the UK Boarding School Exhibition is the place to be this weekend. Get answers to all your queries and also talk to education consultants and heads from over 20 schools. The event is free to attend.



Gumball 3000

When 12 and 13 November

Where Burj Park

Enjoy a unique automobile rally this weekend at Gumball 3000. Held at Burj Park, get a glimpse of some of the best cars in the world as well as some iconic drivers. The free-to-attend event will also see amazing DJ's perform.



Dubai Sail Grand Prix

When 12 and 13 November

Where Mina Rashid

Sailing enthusiasts can experience the third season of the Sail Grand Prix this weekend in Dubai. Held over two days, eight teams will compete to win the title and win the grand prize of $ 1 million. Prices for the event start at Dhs 15.



ATP Championship Tour Finals 

When Till 12 November

Where Dubai Harbour

Watch the finals of the thrilling ATP Championship Tour. Coached by the legends, Pat Cash and Ivan Lendl, the tour will see one tennis champion emerge as the victor. 



Global Titans

When 13 November

Where Coca-Cola Arena

Watch as two boxing legends, Floyd Mayweather and Deji Olatunji, go up against one another. The unmissable spectacle will be followed by a memorable performance by the queen of Afrobeats, Tiwa Savage. Prices for tickets start at Dhs 350.



Esports Festival

When Till 13 November

Where South Hall, Expo City Dubai Exhibition Centre

Get ready for a great festival with gaming and comics at its centre. Enjoy live tournaments, meet and greets with some of the best gaming icons, retro games and more at GameExpo. PopConME will see all things pop culture coming together, with meet and greets, cosplay, watching movies, competitions and more. Prices start at Dhs 50.



Dubai Design Week

When Till 13 November

Where Dubai Design District

Enjoy as art and design come together at Dubai Design District. Local as well as international studios are bringing the festival to life by displaying limited edition creations, installations, workshops and exhibitions. 



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