happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 24 - 26 November
Things To Do For The Weekend 24 - 26 November
Updated on 23 November 2023

The weekend is just around the corner, and Dubai offers the perfect setting for relaxation and enjoyment. Whether you're interested in exploring winter markets or attending concerts and events, Dubai caters to everyone's preferences. To help you plan the best weekend, Discover Dubai has curated the ultimate guide to the best things to do, ensuring you have an incredible weekend. Take a look and plan accordingly. 

Jethro Tull Live At Dubai Opera

When 24 November 

Where Dubai Opera, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard 

Prepare for a weekend of musical nostalgia as the iconic prog rock band Jethro Tull takes the stage at Dubai Opera. Led by Ian Anderson, the concert promises a rich selection of the best-known Jethro Tull songs from 1968 to the present. Fans can expect to hear tracks from various albums that have defined Jethro Tull and Ian Anderson's legacy over the decades. Classics like 'Aqualung', 'Locomotive Breath', and 'Heavy Horses' are on the setlist, alongside tracks from the 2022 and 2023 Tull albums, 'The Zealot Gene' and 'RökFlöte'. Secure your tickets, starting from Dhs 295. 

www.dubaiopera.com

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Enjoy The The Dave Crane Comedy Hypnosis Show 

When 24 November 

Where Theatre By QE2, Port Rashid

Dave Crane returns to Dubai with his 'The Dave Crane Comedy Stage Hypnosis Show' aboard the iconic QE2 in Port Rashid. Get ready for an otherworldly experience with Dave Crane, a qualified hypnotherapist and life designer renowned for his entertaining and hilarious hypnosis show. Through a blend of comedy and hypnosis, he aims to provide a night filled with insights, laughter, and lasting memories. Don't miss out on this unique event, with tickets starting from Dhs 99.

www.theatrebyqe2.com

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Enjoy An Immersive Journey With Sounds Of Sufi

When 24 November 

Where Theatre Of Digital Arts, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Embark on an enriching sonic odyssey delving into the profound wisdom of the greatest Sufi mystics, including Al-Hallaj, Ibn al-Farid, and Abu-al-Hasan. In a captivating 90-minute session, Fadi Rifaai will lead you through this realm, combining timeless poetry with the authentic sounds of Tabla. Experience a magical musical experience grounded in improvisation that will stir the energy of all participants. The pricing for this event begins at Dhs 170.

www.toda.ae

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Enjoy The Musical Play 'We're Going on A Bear Hunt'

When 24 and 25 November 

Where Zabeel Theatre in Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Embark on a mischievous celebration of play with Sally Cookson's highly imaginative stage adaptation of Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury's beloved picture book. Enhanced by Benji Bower's lively musical score, this theatrical experience captures the essence of the family favourite using everyday objects and materials to spark the imagination. With music, laughter, rhythms, rhymes, puppetry, paint, water, mud, and even a bear, this adventure promises a delightful theatrical outing for families. Tickets start from Dhs 135.

www.platinumlist.net

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Laugh With The Selfdrive Laughter Factory 

When 24 and 25 November

Where On 24 November: Radisson Hotel DAMAC Hills, Dubai 

On 25 November: Dukes A Royal Hide Away Hotel, The Palm Dubai

Get ready for a night filled with laughter as the award-winning Canadian comedian Kate Barron takes the stage with 'The Good, The Bad and The Filthy' tour. Renowned for her brutally honest and unfiltered humour, Barron proudly embraces being big and loud, turning these characteristics into badges of honour. Joining her is the delightful Irish comedian Paddy Lennox, hailed as 'simply a scream' by The Telegraph. Lennox, with a twinkle in his eye, delivers jokes with unexpected twists. Also on the lineup is Liz Bains, a rising star who made it to the semi-finals in the 2023 UK Funny Women Awards. Don't miss the chance to experience these comedy acts up close and personal. Grab your tickets starting from Dhs 160.

www.thelaughterfactory.com

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Diplo Live At Terra Solis

When 25 November 

Where Terra Solis, Jebel Ali 

Terra Solis is gearing up to welcome the globally acclaimed DJ and songwriter Diplo for an unforgettable weekend. Get ready to be captivated by pulsating beats and stunning performances featuring an impressive lineup including, Diplo, supported by Aaryon, Jixo and Danz, Harry Joseph, and Nishchal Sharma. It is an event you won't want to miss! Prepare your dancing shoes for an opportunity to create lasting memories. Ticket prices start at Dhs 150.

www.terrasolisdubai.com

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Check Out Cele Retro Fest 

When 25 November 

Where Emirates Golf Club, Al Thanyah 3

Prepare for a journey back in time at the first-ever Cele Retro Fest, happening at Emirates Golf Club. This fantastic event boasts a stellar lineup of artists, including Ice Mc, Dr Alban, Nana Darkman, La Bouche, Mr President, Haddaway, Thea Austin ex. Snap, Ingrid, and Na-Na (Russian). Indulge in the nostalgic melodies of the 90s and 2000s, dancing and singing along to timeless hits that will evoke feelings of nostalgia and satisfaction. Tickets are available starting from Dhs 300.

www.platinumlist.net

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Comedy Night With Rohan Joshi And Urooj Ashfaq

When 25 November 

Where Emirates International Theatre, Umm Al Sheif 

Get ready to laugh out loud over the weekend with India’s renowned comics Rohan Joshi and Urooj Ashfaq. Rohan Joshi, a stand-up comedian and content producer, gained fame with the viral AIB. His special 'Wake N Bake' was released on Amazon Prime Video in 2020. Urooj Ashfaq, a 24-year-old comedic talent, rose to prominence on TLC's 'Queens of Comedy' and has since toured with her stand-up act. Don't miss this unforgettable night of laughter. Tickets for this start from Dhs 100. 

www.platinumlist.net

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Jazz Night With Big Band Boogie

When 25 November 

Where Theatre Of Digital Arts, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Dive into the world of Jazz with Big Band Boogie! Seven amazing musicians will take the hits from the Roaring '20s to the next level. Enjoy the fantastic music of Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, and more with special arrangements. Tickets for this awesome musical night start at Dhs 240.

www.toda.ae

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Dubai Run 

When 26 November 

Where Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai 

The fifth edition of the Dubai Run is back as a part of the Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC). With expectations of over 200,000 participants, the event is set to take place along the iconic Sheikh Zayed Road and Downtown Dubai on Sunday, 26 November. Join fellow participants of various ages and skill levels on a dedicated stretch of Sheikh Zayed Road. Opt for either the 5km or 10km route, break a sweat, and work towards your fitness goals. Don't miss out on this enjoyable and free event. Register now!

www.dubaifitnesschallenge.com

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Enjoy Contemporary Performance By aMORE

When 26 November 

Where Theatre Of Digital Arts, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Experience a captivating exploration of love's various facets at aMORE, a modern choreography performance presented as part of TODA’s NeoTheater cultural initiative. In one hour, Dr. Pali Chandra and her troupe will take you on a journey through the depth of human affection, blending dance and storytelling. This unique show brings together diverse international dance forms to examine five aspects of love: for a partner, for a friend, for a child, for oneself, and for those around us. Don't miss this beautiful performance, with tickets starting at Dhs 190.

www.toda.ae

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Uproarious Laughter With Comedy Junction - Terminal 1

When 26 November 

Where The Agenda, Dubai Media City

Get ready for a night full of laughter at Comedy Junction – Terminal 1! Brace yourself for continuous chuckles with a fantastic lineup of the funniest comedians around. Krushna Abhishek, with his infectious energy and hilarious stories, guarantees non-stop laughter. Kiku Sharda, a comedic powerhouse, will have the audience in splits with his unmatched wit. Rajiv Thakur, a comedic genius, promises an unforgettable night of entertainment. And Shakeel Siddiqui, a crowd favourite, brings his unique comedic style to keep you amused. Tickets for this comedy extravaganza start at Dhs 75.

www.theagenda.com

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Kaan Sekban Live

When 26 November 

Where Theatre By QE2, Port Rashid

Kaan Sekban, a former corporate professional turned actor, brings his unique talk show to the stage, sharing anecdotes from plaza life to casting agencies, and white-collar dramas to social media quirks. Awarded 'Best Stand-Up Comedy Artist of 2018,' Sekban also made history as the first Turkish comedian to host an English gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2022. Tickets for his funny show start at Dhs 200. 

www.theatrebyqe2.com

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