It’s that time of year again, when Dubai becomes jam-packed with awesome events, activities and celebrations. From dance music festivals to Dubai fitness challenges to Diwali celebrations, here are 11 events in Dubai to look forward to this November…
1. The Color Run at Dubai Autodrome
Ready to take on the ‘Happiest 5k on the Planet’? The Color Run presented by Daman kicks off on November 10, and it’s going to be more colourful than ever! This year, they’ll be bringing back the magical Foam Zone in addition to two new epic Zones – and Unicorn Medals for all the Color Runners. Get your tickets here.
Price: AED 55 (kids 4 years & under), AED 190 (Regular), AED 300 (Deluxe)
When: Saturday, 10th November
Where: Dubai Autodrome
2. ‘Enter Macbeth’ at The Junction
We all know of Shakespeare’s Macbeth as a tragic play, but what happens when a principal character goes missing? ‘Enter Macbeth’ is a comic take on the Shakespearean classic tale, starring an Arabic Macbeth, Voldermort & Darth Vader. Yep, get ready for a chaotic but hilarious play at The Junction Dubai. Get your tickets here.
Price: AED 100
When: Thursday 1st to Saturday 3rd November, at 7.30pm
Where: Alserkal Avenue
3. Diwali in Dubai 2018
The festival of lights is back! Celebrations for Diwali in Dubai kick off at the start of this month, with foodie deals, events and even fireworks taking place across the city. Don’t miss the special Diwali IMAGINE show at Dubai Festival City Mall, the Diwali market and awesome fireworks show at 8pm in Al Seef, Dubai Creek.
When: Thursday 1st to Saturday 10th November, fireworks on 7th November
Where: All across Dubai
4. Dubai Design Week
Dubai Design Week is back this month, with over 200 events celebrating art & design across the region. From architecture and art exhibitions to graphic design and grad shows, the entire city will be filled with creativity during Dubai Design Week.
When: Monday 12th to Saturday 17th November
Where: All across Dubai
5. Yoga Fest
Calling all yogis! Have you registered for this awesome yoga festival yet? Completely free to attend, Yoga Fest invites everyone down for three days of yoga flows, meditation circles, yoga activities, healthy food, and more!
When: Thursday 15th to Saturday 17th November
Where: Dubai Media City Amphitheatre
6. DP World Tour 2018
The DP World Tour 2018 is one of the biggest sporting events in Dubai, and it’s back in town for it’s 10th edition. Some of the world’s best golfers, including Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm, have competed in this golfing tournament for the prize fund of $8,000,000! Get your tickets here.
Price: Free, but pre-registration required
When: Thursday 15th to Sunday 18th November
Where: Jumeirah Golf Estates
7. ‘It’s My Game’ – Female Football Festival
Ladies, don’t miss AFC’s ‘It’s My Game’ – a female football festival to inspire women to get active, take part in football activities, and attend workshops and talks with inspiring industry leaders. Register your spot here. In addition to the football festival, there are also quite a few fitness challenges happening in Dubai throughout the month.
Price: Free. Register here
When: Saturday 10th November
8. One Africa Music Fest
Wagwan fam! Love African beats? If so, trust us – you won’t want to miss the One Africa Music Fest in Dubai this month! This massive African music festival will have some of the world’s dancehall & afro beats artists performing live, including Wizkid, Davido, Tekno, Sarkodie, Kranium and more! Get your tickets here.
Price: AED 150
When: Friday 16th November
Where: Festival Arena, Dubai Festival City
9. Dave Chapelle live in Dubai
Ready to break out into some serious fits of laughter? Dave Chapelle, one of the funniest comedians of all-time, is coming to Dubai this November! After his sell-out gig in 2015, the comedian is back in town for one night only – and you don’t want to miss it. Get your tickets here.
Price: AED 295
When: Tuesday 20th November, from 7pm
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre
10. Bao Music Fest
There’s a 2-day electronic music festival in Dubai, and you won’t believe who’s coming down. Martin Garrix, Dmitri Vegas & Like Mike, Afrojack, Don Diablo, Nervo & R3hab – these are just some of the artists performing live! EDM fans – the Bao Music Festival is going to be insane. Get your tickets here.
Price: AED 395
When: Thursday 29th November to Friday 1st December
Where: Meydan Hotel
11. Dubai Rugby 7s
It’s finally back! The annual Dubai Rugby 7s is one of the most-loved sporting and social events in Dubai, filled with action and entertainment. Whether you want to watch your favourite teams play, join in on the Mexican waves in the stadium, dress up in costumes to take part in competitions, have a blast in the Rugby village, or enjoy a fun family day out with the kids – there’s fun for all ages. Get your tickets here.
Price: AED 315
When: Thursday 29th November to 1st December
Where: Sevens Stadium, Dubai Al Ain Road
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