happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 16 - 18 December
Things To Do For The Weekend 16 - 18 December
Updated on 15 December 2022

The weekend is always the highlight of everyone's week.

From getting the time to catch up with friends to spending time with family, there is always something to do.

If you are looking for activities to go out and about this weekend, from shopping amazing sales to watching comedy shows, here are the events happening this weekend.

Karthik Kumar

When 16 December

Where The Junction

The Junction at Alserkal Avenue is bringing the amazing Karthik Kumar to Dubai. The hilarious stand-up comedian will have his Dubai comedy set this weekend with his show 'Aansplaining'. From talking about breaking stereotypes to hilarious quips, the show will be a great one. Prices start at Dhs 85. 



DJ O.bee Live

When 16 December

Where Honeycomb Hi-Fi

Honeycomb Hi-Fi, the first listening bar, is bringing the amazing DJ O.bee to perform for one night only on Friday. Located at Pullman Hotel in Downtown Dubai, the artist from Istanbul has played around the world at some of the biggest festivals and venues. Playing from 11pm to 3am, entry is free with a minimum spend of Dhs 500 required per person.



McGettigan's Christmas Hootenanny

When 16 December

Where Ultimate du Fanzone by McGettigan's 

The Ultimate du Fanzone by McGettigan's is hosting a fun Christmas Hootenanny, and to make it special, guests can enjoy live music for ten hours with performances from Fearghal O'Neill, Groovin Child, 20th Century Boys and more. Prices start at Dhs 50, fully redeemable on food and drinks.



LOL Comedy Show Season 2

When 16 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 Rahul Subramanian, Gaurav Kapoor, Rahul Dua, Sumukhi Suresh, Nishant Suri and Kumar Varun performing. Ticket prices start at Dhs 99.



N.I.C.E Film Festival

When 16 to 18 December

Where Cinema Akil

Cinema Akil, the only independent cinema in the UAE, is bringing a special three-day film festival featuring new contemporary films from Italy. Delight in watching films including 'The Code of Silence', 'Journey Into The Twilight' and more. Prices start at Dhs 56.50.



Tree Lighting Ceremony 

When 17 December

Where Aventura Park

Get into the festive season at Aventura Park with a stunning tree lighting ceremony at 5.30pm. The leading destination for adventurers is set to have a night full of music, ziplining and Christmas carollers. 



Fixie Festive Market

When 17 December

Where Adagio Premium The Palm

Adagio Premium The Palm, located at Palm West Beach, is bringing the Christmas celebrations with the Fixie Festive Market. From 2pm to 7pm, enjoy shopping for gifts and handmade items at the stalls, and a variety of activities to keep the children busy, from a petting zoo, bouncy castle, face painting, arts and crafts and more. Entry is free to all.



ELF The Musical

When 17 to 24 December

Where The Theatre at the Mall of the Emirates

Get into the festive season while watching one of your favourite Christmas classics at The Theatre at the Mall of the Emirates. ELF The Musical is based on Buddy, a human raised by elves at the North Pole, who goes on a trip to find his birth father. Prices start at Dhs 100.



GITEX Shopper

When Till 18 December

Where Dubai World Trade Centre

The highly anticipated GITEX Shopper is back and will bring amazing deals and offers to Dubai World Trade Centre. Enjoy brilliant prices on top brands ranging from gaming, leisure, electronics, smart appliances and more, as well as daily prizes and draws. Entry is free to all. 



Dubai Shopping Festival

When Till 29 January 2023

Where Around Dubai

The 28th edition of DSF is back this weekend, bringing all the best of entertainment to Dubai. This weekend, enjoy amazing experiences from the daily firework shows, the drone show at Bluewaters and The Beach JBR and live concerts.



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