7 Really Fun Things To Do in Dubai this Weekend

Looking for something different to do this weekend? There’s so much going on! From Bollywood plays to comedy nights to spooky adventures, here are 7 seriously fun things to do in Dubai this weekend…

1. Taj Express

Get ready for a night filled with music, colour and lots of dancing, because Taj Express is coming to the Dubai Opera this weekend! Bringing Bollywood to Dubai, this vibrant musical tells the story of a young composer trying to make it in the film industry.

Price: From AED 95
When: All weekend, at 8pm
Where: Dubai Opera

2. Big Bad Wolf Book Sale

Calling all bookworms. Ever heard of the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale? It’s the world’s largest book sale and it’s coming to Dubai this weekend. Don’t miss this huge 11-day event, with up to 80% discounts on over 20,000 books!

Price: Free entry
When: All weekend, 24 hours
Where: Dubai Studio City

3. Nos Femmes

Fancy watching a play this weekend? Head to The Junction Dubai for Nos Femmes, a play that revolves around three best friends – Max, Paul and Simon – and their relationship when one of them commits a terrible crime.

Price: AED 175
When: All weekend, at 8pm
Where: The Junction, Dubai

4. The Laughter Factory

Trust us, you’ll be in fits of laughter after a night with The Laughter Factory! Don’t miss comedians Mick Ferry, Paul Tonkinson and Christian Shulte-Loh perform live this weekend.

Price: AED 150
When: Friday 19th October, at 7pm
Where: Jumeirah Golf Estate

5. Vengaboys & Basement Jaxx

It’s finally here! Zero Gravity is the hottest place to be this weekend, with 90s favourites Vengaboys and electronic duo Basement Jaxx both performing live! Be there or be square…

Price: Free before 9pm, AED 100 for gents after 9pm
When: Thursday 18th (Vengaboys) & Friday 19th (Basement Jaxx)
Where: Zero Gravity Dubai

6. SAW Maze

Get ready for some serious chills, because the SAW Maze (yep, this is actually based on the SAW movies!) at Motiongate Dubai launches this weekend! Think you’re brave enough to take this on?

Price: AED 175
When: All weekend, from 7pm to 11pm
Where: Motiongate Dubai, Dubai Parks & Resorts

7. Urban Outdoor Cinema

Film buffs – ready for movies under the stars? Yep, the Urban Outdoor Cinema is back and we couldn’t be more excited! Make your way to Habtoor Grand Resort this Saturday to watch the awesome musical The Greatest Showman.

Price: AED 75
When: Saturday 20th October, from 6.30pm
Where: Habtoor Grand Resort, next to JBR

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