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Things To Do For The Weekend 27 - 29 January
Updated on 27 January 2023

Ahhh, the weekend is so close we can all touch it!!!

If you are looking to make this weekend one for the books, then have no fear, for Connector is here. 

Dubai is the hub for all things entertainment and fun, and be it during the week or on the weekends, there is no shortage of great activations and events to look for.

If you need some suggestions on how to make this weekend the best one yet, then keep scrolling.

Kings and Queens of Comedy

When 27 January 

Where The Theatre at Mall of the Emirates

Get ready to laugh the night away with some of the best comedians from South Africa at the Kings and Queens of Comedy event. Delight in watching amazing sets from international comedians, Loyiso Gola, Nik Rabinowitz, Alfred Adriaan and Simmi Areff, as well as local comedians Imah Dumagay and Abz Ali. Prices start at Dhs 150.



Hans Zimmer Live

When 27 and 28 January

Where Coca-Cola Arena

The multiple Academy Award winner Hans Zimmer is coming to Dubai this weekend and will host two memorable shows to mark the conclusion of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF). With incredible soundtracks from the popular films, 'The Lion King', 'Gladiator', 'Pirates of the Caribbean', and 'Dune', the show will be one to remember. Prices start at Dhs 295.




When 27 and 28 January

Where Dubai Opera

Get ready to enjoy a special performance by Svetlana Zakharova, the prima at Bolshoi Theatre and etoile at Teatro alla Scala. The first half of the show will see a performance of a music piece created for Svetlana Zakharova by Italian choreographer Mauro Bigonzetti, followed by a tribute to Coco Chanel during the second half of the show. Prices start at Dhs 349.



Mind Games With Keith Barry

When 27 and 29 January

Where McGettigan's JLT

Are you ready for your mind to be blown this weekend? Mentalist Keith Barry, known for his one-man show 'Mind Games', will wow the crowds at McGettigan's JLT with amazing illusions. Ticket prices start at Dhs 75.



A Call For Harmony

When 28 January

Where The Theatre at Mall of the Emirates 

Art for All is hosting a special evening with performances from violinist Mohamad Hamami and the SharQ Orchestra. Get ready for a night of enchanting Arabic tunes with around 20 different nationalities of musicians coming together to perform. Prices start at Dhs 100.



Quoz Arts Fest

When 28 and 29 January

Where Alserkal Avenue

Art enthusiasts, get ready to enjoy the ninth edition of the amazing Quoz Arts Fest. Dedicated to bringing and highlighting all the amazing works from various artists, visitors can enjoy workshops, exhibitions, musical performances and more at the event. Prices start at Dhs 50.



Dubai Shopping Festival

When Till 29 January

Where Around Dubai

The last few days of the amazing Dubai Shopping Festival are taking place this weekend, so why not make the most of the weekend and shop till you drop? With sales of up to 90% off at stores and malls around Dubai, it is the best way to get your money's worth on all your essentials.



Dubai Desert Classic

When Till 29 January

Where Majlis Course, Emirates Golf Club

Get ready for a great golf tournament this weekend. The Dubai Desert Classic will see top international golfers play it out on the Majlis Course at Emirates Golf Club. Golf fans can also enjoy tucking into a variety of dishes from food trucks as well as enjoy fun activities for the family. Entry is free.



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