happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 9 - 11 December
Things To Do For The Weekend 9 - 11 December
Updated on 08 December 2022

Ahhh, can you hear all the fun from the weekend?

With most people having received a four-day National Day weekend, going back to a full workweek felt like a struggle, and a lot of us patiently anticipating the coming weekend. 

This weekend, enjoy all that it brings with a series of events from laughter shows to concerts and if you need some suggestions, look no further.

DJ Paul Kalkbrenner

When 9 December

Where Terra Solis

Get ready to watch the amazing DJ Paul Kalkbrenner perform an amazing set for the opening of Terra Solis by Tomorrowland this weekend. Making his Middle East debut with the show, delight in watching the artist that is known for leaving his mark at multiple music festivals. Prices start at Dhs 300.

www.dubai.platinumlist.net

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Guy Manoukian

 When 9 December

Where Dubai Opera

Guy Manoukian will perform this weekend with another show in Dubai, at Dubai Opera. The one-day concert will see the Lebanese-Armenian musician, composer and pianist perform a magnificent show, following performances at the Sydney Opera House and L'Olympia in Paris. Prices start at Dhs 275.

www.dubaiopera.com

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InnerTrance

When 9 December

Where The TPH, Barsha Signature Hotel

Ready to get your rave on this weekend? Music straight from the 90s is coming to trance enthusiasts at TPH at Barsha Signature Hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road. Enjoy dancing to over five hours of trance music, straight from the UK underground dance scene. Prices start at Dhs 30. 

info@innertrance.club

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LOL Comedy Show Season 2

When 9 December

Where Sheikh Rashid Auditorium, Indian High School

The best of the best comedians are coming to Dubai for an amazing laughter show. The LOL Comedy Show Season 2 will see a lineup of Amit Tandon, Atul Khatri, Sahil Shah, Sapan Verma, Prashashti Singh and Samay Raina. Ticket prices start at Dhs 99.

www.dubai.platinumlist.net

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Abida Parveen

When 9 December 

Where Coca-Cola Arena

Pakistan's highly acclaimed singer, Abida Parveen is ready to perform over the weekend in Dubai. Known for her magnificent Sufi music, enjoy a brilliant performance at Coca-Cola Arena from the 'queen of Qawwalis, ghazals and kafis'. Prices start at Dhs 100.

www.coca-cola-arena.com

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Candlelights: Vivaldi's Four Seasons

When 9 and 10 December

Where Sheraton Mall of the Emirates

Candlelight Concerts is hosting a show dedicated to the Italian composer Vivaldi's Four Seasons. Held at Sheraton Mall of the Emirates, enjoy a beautiful 65-minute-long performance by a string quartet, while being surrounded by thousands of candles, making it an unmissable show. Prices start at Dhs 120 per person.

www.feverup.com

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Selfdrive Laughter Factory December Tour

When 9 and 10 December 

Where Grand Millennium Barsha Heights and Dukes the Palm

Do you want to cry happy tears during amazing comedy sets this weekend? Well, you are in luck, as Selfdrive Laughter Factory is here with its December tour. With an amazing lineup of comedians including Andrew Ryan, Liam Withnail and Radu Isac, the show is definitely one that wil bring a lot of laughs. The show on 9 December will be held at Grand Millennium Barsha Heights, with the last show of the tour held at Dukes the Palm on 10 December.

www.thelaughterfactory.com

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Sole DXB

When 9 to 11 December

Where Dubai Design District

The 10th edition of Sole DXB is taking place this weekend, ready to bring the worlds of music, fashion, visual arts and sports to one spot. The four-day event will see amazing performances from artists, including Central Cee and Jorja Smith, and installations from well-loved brands. Prices start at Dhs 375.

www.soledxb.com

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Al Marmoom: Film In The Desert

When 9 to 11 December

Where Al Marmoom Conservation Reserve 

Cinephiles, make the most of the weekend by spending it at the Al Marmoom: Film In The Desert. Enjoy a variety of film screenings, workshops for children, panel discussions, educational sessions and more at the three-day festival. 

www.dubaiculture.gov.ae

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Aston Villa Experience

When 10 December

Where La Mer

Football fans, you need to head down to La Mer and enjoy an amazing football experience. English Premier League club Aston Villa FC are in Dubai and setting up fun football experience.From 10am to 10pm, meet the Aston Villa mascot Hercules the Lion, get a picture in front of the Holte End, test your dribbling skills and more. A former player is also expected to make a special appearance. The event is free to attend.

www.avfc.co.uk

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Stollen Cake Charity Event

When 10 December 

Where Kempinski Mall of the Emirates

This weekend, marvel at a 300-metre stollen cake, a Christmas delicacy made by the culinary team at Kempinski Mall of the Emirates. With a team of over ten chefs required to make the cake, all the proceeds collected at the event will be donated to Red Crescent, with the amount announced at the end of the event. The event will run from 10am to 11pm.

www.kempinski.com

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Bi-2

When 10 December

Where Coca-Cola Arena

Bi-2, the popular indie rock band from Belarus, is ready to set the stage on fire this week. With an amazing collection of ten studio albums, the show is set to use captivating scenography, light shows and visual effects for a night to remember. Prices start at Dhs 245.

www.coca-cola-arena.com

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Hooverphonic

When 10 December

Where Dubai Opera

The Belgian band, Hooverphonic is adding their flavour to the weekend with their distinctive music at Dubai Opera. Having been a part of the music industry since 1995, the band has produced music for 25 years, which has been featured in several films and television shows. Prices start at Dhs 275.

www.dubaiopera.com

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Magic Phil's Starlight Safari

When 10 and 11 December

Where Theatre by QE2

Magic Phil is taking over the Theatre by QE2 and will spread festive cheer with the family show. Go on an adventure with Magic Phil, as he tries to save the Starlight Safari from closing. Prices start at Dhs 75.

www.dubai.platinumlist.net

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Festive Family Day Out

When Ultimate du Fanzone by McGettigan's 

Where 11 December

Delight in a day spent with the family at the Ultimate du Fanzone by McGettigan's. Starting at 10am at the Winterfest, enjoy watching musical performances from Elsa and Anna from 'Frozen', followed by Catboy and Lorra's events from 5pm to 7pm, with jokes, quizzes and prizes galore. To end the day, a movie night will be held at 7pm, streaming the Christmas classic, Home Alone'. Ticket prices start at Dhs 50, fully redeemable on food and drinks.

www.mcgettigans.com

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Dubai Super Cup

When 11 December

Where Al Maktoum Stadium

Football fans, here is your chance to see one of your favourite teams compete in a friendly game at the Dubai Sports Cup. Four of the top European clubs will be a part of the championships, with Liverpool FC and Olympique Lyonnais playing on 11 December. Prices start from Dhs 270.

www.dubaisupercup.ae

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Le Trio Joubran

When 11 December

Where Dubai Opera

Le Trio Joubran, the brother trio of Samir, Wissam and Adnan is ready to perform for the first time in Dubai this weekend at Dubai Opera. Having come from generations of Oud players, the show will see traditional Palestinian music played. Prices start at Dhs 195. 

www.dubaiopera.com

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