Bored? Here’s What To Do in Dubai this Weekend

Ready for the best weekend… ever?! From world-famous ballets at the Dubai Opera to the spookiest Halloween parties in town, here’s what to do in Dubai this weekend…

1. Swan Lake

One of the world’s most beloved ballets is coming to Dubai! Swan Lake, brought to life by the Houston Ballet, tells the story of a beautiful girl who is transformed into a swan by an evil knight.

Price: From AED 250
When: All weekend
Where: Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai

2. Sunsets Festival at Barasti

It’s finally back! The Sunsets Festival at Barasti kicks off this weekend, and it’s going to be one huge beach party! Don’t miss this 3-day celebration with Sam Feldt performing live on Thursday, and Nicky Romero on Friday!

Price: Free entry
When: All weekend
Where: Barasti Dubai, Dubai  Marina

3. Punch Poetry night

It’s poetry and spoken word night at Urban Bistro this weekend! Whether you want to get behind the mic and perform a piece, or just head there to listen and support our local talent – everyone is welcome to Punch Poetry nights.

Price: Free entry for performers, AED 30 (redeemable on F&B) for regular entry
When: Thursday 25th October, from 8pm
Where: Urban Bistro, Dubai Media City

4. Burning Beach

Party people – it’s time to embrace your wild side and make your way to the Burning Beach festival at Blue Marlin Ibiza this weekend. Get ready for 12 hours of non-stop dance music, 11 DJs, live art performances and more at this awesome beach music fest.

Price: Free
When: Friday 26th October, 11am to 11pm
Where: Blue Marlin Ibiza, Ghantoot

5. Africa Fest

If you’re looking for something different to do this weekend, sign up for Africa Fest – UAE’s biggest African festival! From live music and lots of dancing to delicious African food and stalls – it’s going to be an unforgettable day out.

Price: AED 100
When: Friday 26th October, from 3pm to 11.30pm
Where: Emirates Golf Club

6. Aquaventure After Dark – Haunted Edition

Ready for a spook-tacular party this weekend? Aquaventure After Dark is back with a Haunted Edition – just in time for Halloween! We’re giving away 10 tickets to the event, but hurry – the competition ends on Wednesday, 24th October.

Price: AED 149
When: Friday 26th October, from 8pm to 12am
Where: Atlantis the Palm

7. Dubai Creek Yoga Fest

Dubai fit fam – Dubai Fitness Challenge is here and to celebrate, Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht club is hosting a free yoga festival! Get your yoga mats and head there this weekend for a free Artistic Yoga class on the grass.

Price: Free
When: Saturday 27th October, from 8am to 9am
Where: Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira

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