7 Awesome Events in Dubai Happening this Weekend

Looking for fun things to do in Dubai this weekend? We got you! Whether you fancy watching an award-winning musical, creating your own mandala or partying it up at Drai’s Dubai, there’s loads going on. Here are 9 awesome events in Dubai to check out this weekend…

1. Ghost the Musical

Based on the Oscar-winning 90s film, Ghost the Musical is finally coming to Dubai Opera this week! The story revolves around a young couple Molly and Sam. But once Sam is murdered, he comes back in spirit to save Molly from danger.

Price: From AED 250
When: All weekend, at 2.30pm & 8pm
Where: Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai

2. Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest celebrations are still going on, so join in on all the fun before it’s too late! This weekend, Wavebreaker invites you to its beachside Bavarian festival with a live German band, lots of food and of course, hops! Prost!

Price: Free entry, discounts on F&B for German nationals and big groups
When: All weekend, from 6pm onwards
Where: Wavebreaker, Hilton Dubai JBR

3. Mandala workshop

Want to learn how to express gratitude through art? Sign up for this super fun mandala workshop with Sanjana, which will allow you to discover your creative side and explore and express your emotions.

Price: AED 16o
When: Saturday 13th October, from 2.30pm to 5pm
Where: Soul Art Center, Downtown Dubai

4. Pool party at Drai’s Dubai

Get your swimsuits out because Drai’s Dubai is having a huge pool party this Friday and everyone is invited! The party kicks off at 11am, and entry is free (including a sun bed) for the first 100 ladies!

Price: Free entry for ladies (first 100)
Friday 12th October, from 11am
Where: Drai’s Dubai, Meydan

5. The Secret Staircase

Calling all adventure junkies. The Secret Staircase is a natural stairway carved into the Hajar mountains by local farmers, and there are two ancient villages up at the top! Join Absolute Adventure on this fun outdoor trek in Dibba this weekend.

Price: AED 435 per person
When: Friday 12th October, at 8.30am
Where: Musandam Dibba

6. Fusion Friday at Seven Sisters

Seven Sisters is back, so get ready for some awesome live music nights in town! Don’t miss their weekly Fusion Friday event, with fusion music, good food and oriental beats!

Price: Free entry
When: Friday 12th October, from 9pm onwards
Where: Seven Sisters, JW Marriott Hotel, Business Bay

7. Ripe pop-up market

There’s another Ripe Market in town this weekend, and it’s popping up at Dubai Festival City Mall! Whether you want to shop, pick up some healthy food, or just spend the day out with the family, you won’t want to miss out.

Price: Free entry
When: Friday 12th October, from 10am to 10pm
Where: Dubai Festival City Mall

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