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Things To Do For The Weekend 8 - 10 December
Updated on 07 December 2023

As we approach the final month of 2023, now is the perfect opportunity to savour every moment by immersing ourselves in the vibrant offerings of Dubai. To make the most of these remaining days, Dubai becomes your playground, boasting the finest concerts, events, shows, and more. Discover Dubai has curated the ultimate weekend guide, ensuring you experience the best entertainment and excitement in the Emirates. 

Enjoy The Kid Laroi And Jonas Blue Live 

When 8 December 

Where Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai 

Get ready for a night of musical magic as The Kid Laroi takes the stage live at Coca-Cola Arena on 8 December alongside English DJ Jonas Blue! Don't miss the chance to experience viral hits like 'Stay' and 'Without You' as The Kid Laroi showcases his chart-topping talent. With Jonas Blue spinning fan favourites, it's a night of unforgettable tunes. Secure your tickets starting from Dhs 175 only. 

www.coca-cola-arena.com

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Attend An Art Exhibition

When 8 December 

Where Warehouse 58, Al Serkal Avenue, Al Quoz 

Experience the 'From Ink to Action' exhibition at Al Serkal Avenue, a collaboration between the British Council and Lakes International Comic Art Festival (LICAF). As part of the Culture Responds Global Programme, this showcase features twelve Arab artists addressing environmental concerns through comic art. Delve into their perspectives on pressing ecological issues, offering a unique take on fostering a sustainable future.  Don't miss the engaging and thought-provoking exhibition from 6pm to 8pm. 

www.britishcouncil.org

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Listen To Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Live In Dubai 

When 8 December 

Where Al Nasr Cultural And Sports Club, Al Maktoum Stadium, Oud Metha

Be part of an inspiring evening with Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, where over 12,000 people will gather for wisdom, humour, and guided meditation. As a globally recognised humanitarian and meditation master, Gurudev seamlessly blends ancient wisdom with practical modern insights. Explore topics from mental health to environmental care in a thought-provoking yet enjoyable event celebrating humanity and unity in diversity. Best of all, it's free for everyone to attend. 

www.platinumlist.net

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Enjoy With The Selfdrive Laughter Factory’s ‘Endless Fun, End of Season Parties

When 8 and 9 December 

Where Mövenpick Hotel JBR

Have a blast with friends or colleagues at the Selfdrive Laughter Factory's hilarious night, featuring handpicked line-ups of the planet's funniest comics. Expect non-stop belly laughter from start to finish, with comedian Kelsey De Almeidia making his Gulf debut. Mentor to Catherine Tate, Mark Maier, and award-winning comedian Imah will also perform. Born in Dubai, Maher offers a unique take on life in the UAE. Tickets start from Dhs 160. 

www.thelaughterfactory.com

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Party At Sole DXB 

When 8 to 10 December 

Where Dubai Design District

Prepare for an unparalleled lifestyle and street-culture immersion as Sole DXB 2023 makes a comeback. The event offers a vibrant mix of live performances, DJ sets, sports tournaments, talks, and workshops. Located at Dubai Design District, the festival boasts headlining act Busta Rhymes. Ensure your presence at this epitome of regional coolness with tickets beginning at Dhs 175. 

www.sole.digital

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Enjoy Slava's SnowShow 

When 8 to 10 December 

Where Dubai Opera, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard 

Experience the enchantment of Slava's SnowShow at Dubai Opera over the weekend. Created by Russian artist Slava Polunin in 1993, this Christmas classic, featuring clowns, snow, and audience interaction, brings the magic of childhood to life. Being a unique and award-winning theatrical experience, it promises magic for all ages. Secure your tickets starting at Dhs 225 for an unforgettable live show. 

www.dubaiopera.com

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Participate In Santa Fun Run 

When 9 December 

Where Hilton Dubai Palm Jumeirah

Kick off the holiday season with a fitness-filled celebration on Palm Jumeirah West Beach promenade with Santa Fun Run. With 1km, 2.5km, and 5km options, participants get free beach access at Hilton Dubai Palm Jumeirah. Embrace the holiday spirit by the sea! Wear a fancy dress around the hotel for a chance to win Best Dressed Costume Awards with exciting prizes. The event starts at 8.30am with tickets from Dhs 125, and each adult entry includes a complimentary entry for a child (4 to 12 years old). Don't miss this family-friendly, festive experience!

www.raceroster.com

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Enjoy R&B Music Night 

When 9 December 

Where  P7 Arena, Media One Hotel

Dubai is set to host the UK's largest 90s and 00s R&B celebration on 9 December at P7 Arena, Media One Hotel. Headlined by Shola Ama and featuring Bedrock, Scottie B, Whitley Ruchea, and Walia, with MC Ultra as the host, the event promises a nostalgic journey with soulful melodies and electrifying performances. Expect a night of massive production, glitter stations, and confetti showers from 5pm till midnight with tickets starting at Dhs150. Book your tickets now. 

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Enjoy Rock DXB Xmas Special Tribute Concert

When 9 December 

Where The Square @ ISD, Dubai Sports City

Get ready, Dubai! The Rock DXB tribute concert is back, and it's bigger than ever with Xmas special edition over the weekend. Featuring an all-star lineup of British and American acts, including tributes to Lionel Richie, Pet Shop Boys, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Shania Twain, Madonna, and Bruno Mars. Sing and dance to hits like 'All Night Long' and 'Uptown Funk'. Tickets start from Dhs 150, and with this spectacular lineup, it's sure to sell out early. 

www.platinumlist.net

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Sadhguru Live In Dubai

When 9 December 

Where Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai 

Don't miss the special chance to meditate with the famous Sadhguru in Dubai! Come to the 'Meet, Mingle, and Meditate' event. Sadhguru is well-known worldwide for his wisdom and yoga skills. He'll share interesting ideas about life, creating a calm atmosphere for everyone there. Tickets for this unique experience start at Dhs 150. Don't miss out on the opportunity to learn and find peace with Sadhguru right here in Dubai!

www.coca-cola-arena.com

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Enjoy Magic Phil’s Cirque du Silly

When 9 and 10 December 

Where Theatre By QE2, Port Rashid

'Tis the season to stay silly! Join Magic Phil for his 10th-year celebration with an all-new winter family show that guarantees laughter for everyone. One of the UAE's favourite family entertainer and children's TV star embarks on a hilarious journey of cleaning up an old circus, discovering props, and showcasing circus tricks. Magic Phil aspires to be the star of his own circus, promising a juggle of jokes, a trapeze full of tricks, and a rapping monkey. Brace yourself for absolute chaos, outrageous characters, and non-stop fun with tickets starting from Dhs 80. Don't miss this festive and comedic extravaganza!

www.theatrebyqe2.com

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Check Out Dubai Sail Grand Prix 

When 9 And 10 December 

Where Mina Rashid, Dubai 

Get ready for an exciting adventure at Mina Rashid on December 9 and 10 for the 2023 Emirates Dubai Sail Grand Prix by SailGP. Watch fast and cool F50 catamarans race on the water. Don't miss out on the fun, get your tickets starting from Dhs 145.

www.sailgp.com

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Enjoy Old Melodies With India's Biggest Singers In Dubai 

When 10 December 

Where Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai 

Prepare for an enchanting evening with the timeless hits of Udit Narayan, Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik, and Abhijeet Bhattacharya live at Coca-Cola Arena. This acclaimed group of artists will captivate the audience with unforgettable melodies. Enjoy the lively beats of 'Ruk Ja O Dil Deewane', the energetic 'Chunnari Chunnari', and romantic classics like 'Bahut Pyaar Karte Hai'. Tickets for this musical extravaganza start from Dhs 99. Don't miss the chance to experience the magic of these award-winning singers in a night filled with iconic tunes.

www.coca-cola-arena.com

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Enjoy English Stand-Up Comedy With Kanan Gill 

When 10 December 

Where Dubai Auditorium, Dubai College, Al Sufouh Road

Prepare for laughter as Indian comedian Kanan Gill, celebrated for his witty humour and impeccable comic timing, is set to dominate Dubai this weekend with his show 'Is This It?'. This English stand-up comedy performance guarantees a night filled with laughter. Secure your tickets starting from Dhs 100 and get ready for an entertaining experience that will leave you in splits. 

www.platinumlist.net

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Check Out The The 52nd Union Day Show

When Until 12 December 

Where Jubilee Park, Expo City, Dubai

Experience the 52nd UAE Union Day show at Expo City, Dubai, showcasing unity and collective action in the UAE's sustainability journey since 1971. With captivating performances and storytelling, the show symbolises tradition and technology's harmony through Sadu weaving. Tickets start from Dhs 300. Highlighting the UAE's vision for a sustainable future, the event features inspiring stories from local and global activists, fostering a hopeful message of resilience and collective responsibility. 

www.platinumlist.net

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