Things to do in Dubai this month

Things to do in Dubai this month

When: every Saturday
Garden Souq

If you have a backyard garden or a patio, there are many ways to make it appealing, especially in these cooler months. And Dubai Garden Centre is where you need to head it spruce up! Known for housing the widest range of pots and plants, be sure to find a unique collection of fashion accessories, home décor products and other handicraft products. There will also be other entertaining activities for kids and adults to indulge in. Only Saturdays till 31 March 2018. Call 04-5904000.

When: 2 - 4 November
PaRUS International Music Fest

Absorb the best of the Russian popular music and culture at the PaRUS International Music Fest at Jumeirah Beach Hotel. The musical phenomenon will feature stars of Russian Radio and Radio Chanson, Nikolai Baskov, A’Studio, Svetlana Loboda, Kristina Orbakaite, Leonid Agutin, Slava, Zara, Anita Coi, Alexander Revva, Maxim, Gradusi among others. A gentle sea breeze of the Arabian Gulf with a magnificent view of iconic Burj Al Arab hotel is the perfect spot to celebrate this festive day. Tickets start from Dhs 210. www.platinumlist.net

When: 2 and 3 November
Chamber Orchestra of Europe

The Grammy award-winning Chamber Orchestra of Europe, led by renowned conductor Robin Ticciati and Christian Tetzlaff on violin - take to the stage an incredible gala evening featuring some of the greatest music composed by Mozart. Widely renowned as one of the finest chamber orchestras in the world, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe has performed in some of the most prominent cultural venues in Europe, including the Philharmonie in Paris, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Call 04-3766162.

When: 4 November
White party

Since it’s inception in St. Tropez in 2002, celebrating the birthday of iconic supermodel Naomi Campbell , White Party has become a signature event for Nikki Beach locations all over the world. An exclusive event from 12pm to 12am. Expect extravagance, elegance, world-class entertainment, live performers, gourmet cuisine and a number of unforgettable surprises. Be sure to be dressed all in white and enjoy infectious house music sound track in the fun and carefree atmosphere. Call 04-3766162.

When: 11 November
The Color Run Dubai

Get ready to Dream in Colors with this fun and health-promoting run! Color Runners will feel on top of the world in the brand new Foam Zone. Along the course, participants can show their aspirations on the Dream Wall, snap photos with giant unicorns, and enjoy the ultimate party with family and friends at the Finish Festival amidst vibrant bursts of color throws. Don’t miss your only chance in the UAE to be part of the Happiest 5k on the Planet! Tickets from Dhs 160. thecolorrun.ae

When: 10 - 11 November
Party in the Park - Liam Gallagher & Chemical Brothers DJ Set

UK electronica legends The Chemical Brothers will be performing a very special DJ set with the Rock n Roll Star Liam Gallagher to the main stage. The Oasis frontman, who has performed at Glastonbury this year as well as the Manchester One Love concert, will perform on songs from his new album as well as Oasis classics. Also, you will find food trucks and stalls, artisan market stalls in the Hype Village and The Good Village and other activations and entertainment throughout the festival site. www.platinumlist.net

When: 12 - 16 November
Dubai Airshow 2017

A lot has changed since 1986; the dawn of a new millennium has seen unprecedented change in the aviation industry. The Dubai Airshow is one of the largest and most successful air shows in the world, connecting aerospace professionals across all areas of the industry to facilitate successful global trade. The show has helped lead this change by creating a world class exhibition showcasing the latest and greatest in military, general and commercial aviation. Tickets available at www.dubaiairshow.aero

When: 17 November
Jennifer Lopez LIVE in Dubai

The original Fly Girl and Global Superstar Jennifer Lopez is set to Perform LIVE at Autism Rocks Arena . With global record sales exceeding 80 million, J-Lo is considered as one of the most influential performer in the world, and is the highest paid Latin entertainer. So you’ll basically be seeing a legend. Make sure you remember all the dance routines to her hits and join the party. Tickets from Dhs 345. platinumlist.net

When: 14 - 18 November
Dubai International Motor Show 2017

In its 14th year, The Dubai International Motor Show is the largest international automotive event across the Middle East and North Africa. Over the years, the show has brought together global manufacturers, distributors, industry specialists, key-buyers and an army of passionate motoring enthusiasts to enjoy exclusive car launches and interactive demonstrations. With more than 600 cars on show, this show features dedicated pavilions for super cars, custom bikes, as well specialist zones for tuning and customisation. www.dubaimotorshow.com

When: 17 November
Dubai Women’s Run 2017

Lace up your running shoes because the region’s exclusive women’s run returns for it’s seventh year, encouraging women from the region and the world to participate for a cause. There’s an line-up of the most empowering women ambassadors including Lamia Tariq Malallah aka UAE Wonder Girl, fitness instructor, Dareen Barbar, painter and philanthropist, Sana Khan and Bollywood actor/producer Sonu Sood. The run will feature two distances- 5k and 10k. Registartion starts from Dhs 150. www.dubaiwomensrun.com

When: 17 November
Dubai Women’s Run 2017

Lace up your running shoes because the region’s exclusive women’s run returns for it’s seventh year, encouraging women from the region and the world to participate for a cause. There’s an line-up of the most empowering women ambassadors including Lamia Tariq Malallah aka UAE Wonder Girl, fitness instructor, Dareen Barbar, painter and philanthropist, Sana Khan and Bollywood actor/producer Sonu Sood. The run will feature two distances- 5k and 10k. Registartion starts from Dhs 150. www.dubaiwomensrun.com

When: 23 November
Andrew Strong of The Commitments Live at The Irish Village

Andrew Strong who starred as Deco Cuffe in the cult film The Commitments is coming to Irish Village on 23 November for a free concert of soul classics like In The Midnight Hour, Mustang Sally, Take Me To The River. Andrew Strong has had a successful solo career with a number of albums released as well as touring with artists such as The Rolling Stones, Elton John, Prince, Lenny Kravitz and Bryan Adams. This will definitelybe a craicin’ night! Call 04-2395000.

When: 23 November
Ed Sheeran LIVE at Dubai Autism Arena

The most highly anticipated singer-songwriter is about to set foot in the sandpit of Dubai. Here to promote his genre-defying third studio album ÷ (divide) which was streamed 56.7 million times in 24 hours. Kicking-off in 2017Ed’s Shape Of You has taken the globe by storm, hitting the #1 spot across the charts worldwide. Catch Ed on the Castle on the Hill at the Dubai Autism Arena for a one night only performance. www.117live.com

When: 24 - 25 November
Goldilocks & The Three Bears Children’s Ballet

Specially produced for children, Fairmont Hotel tells the well-known tale of Goldilocks & The Three Bears through superb classical ballet, delightful and colourful sets and engages little ones though the medium of dance and live performance. www.jumeirah.com

When: 30 November - 1 December
Take That Live 2017

Legendary British band Take That are set to perform at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre. Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen will make a welcome return to the UAE, 
giving pop fans a chance to see one of the most successful bands in UK chart history. www.platinumlist.net 

When: 30 November - 2 December
Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens

Dubai Rugby Sevens will take place this year at The Sevens Stadium, Al Ain Road. The three-day event that attracts fans from all over the world and will see over 260 teams battling it out. On-pitch entertainment and musicians will make sure everyone is in the party mood. Tickets start from Dhs 300. www.dubairugby7s.com

 

COMING SOON

When: 8 December
Hello Kitty Run

Hello Kitty, Asia’s most famous feline character, has fans all over the world. Join the cutest running event in this non-competitive 5km run to promote active lifestyle, health, wellbeing and harmony among communities for adults and children. Tickets start at Dhs 95. www.dubai.platinumlist.net

When: 8 - 9 December
du Tough Mudder

du Tough Mudder is a mud and obstacle course designed to test your physical strength, stamina, and mental grit. It is a team-oriented challenge with no winners, finisher medals, or clocks to race against. It is a team-oriented challenge with no winners, finisher medals, or clocks to race against. Gather up your friends 
and get on a life-changing adventure. www.dubai.platinumlist.net

When: 8 December
Elton John LIVE

Sir Elton John is playing in Dubai as part of his Wonderful Crazy Night world tour and his first live show in Dubai. With over 5 decades of performing across the world, and more than 4000 gigs, he’s one of the most accomplished live musicians in the world, and has the back catalogue to back it up having 38 gold releases and selling more than 300 million records, this seems to be unmissable. Tickets at www.dubai.platinumlist.net

When: 14 - 16 December
ECHO Dubai - Art, Design & Technology Festival

ECHO is the region’s first multi-sensory festival. The three-day art, design, sound and technology festival will take place in Dubai Design District. ECHO is a platform for collaboration, exchange, and growth. Scientists, engineers, technologists, designers, music & audio-visual enthusiasts, influencers, students, policy makers, coders, visionaries, media, and artists from around the world will have the opportunity to meet, network, learn and collaborate in ECHO. www.echodubai.com

When: 14 - 16 December
Dubai International Coffee & Tea Festival

The International Coffee & Tea Festival is the one-stop event showcasing all facets of coffee, tea, bar and café products, equipment and services, presenting a focused, industry-recognized platform in the region. Over the last eight years since its inception, the Festival has proven instrumental to the development of the industry, providing professionals and coffee/tea businesses the exposure to promote their products, launch new concepts and seek new business channels. Tickets at www.coffeeteafest.com

When: 15 December
Jingle Bell Favourites

Drape some tinsel, don your Santa hat, get in the Christmas spirit and get ready to sing and dance in the aisles with this rollicking treat of a show. A family concert of carols and much-loved Christmas classics performed by London Concert Orchestra Show Band, Capital Voices and West End soloists. Enjoy all festive hits including All I want for Christmas, It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, Jingle Bells, Winter Wonderland, Jingle Bell Rock, and lots more. www.dubaiopera.com

When: 15 - 16 December
Dubai Marina Dragon Boat Festival

Develop team spirit while pushing all boundaries of personal fitness with this ultimate team sport. Dragon Boating is a thrilling water sport full of adrenaline, sportsmanship, strategy and technique. This is a true celebration of camaraderie, building self-confidence, healthy and active living and the spirit of team work! Enter your corporate team or university/school group and paddle your way to victory. www.dubaidragonboat.com

When: 29 December
Amr Diab LIVE in Dubai

The Megastar singer returns to Dubai to perform LIVE in one of his favourite venues, Dubai Media City’s Amphitheatre. Those of you who have attended the Egyptian pop singer-songwriter Amr Diab’s previous concerts know exactly what to expect and for those who haven’t, this is your opportunity to experience for yourself what everyone else is talking about. With a mix of his new and old tracks. Tickets start at Dhs 195. www.platinumlist.net

When: 20 - 29
Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs

DUCTAC, Mall of the Emirates We’ve all watched and loved the Grimm fairy tale of the wicked queen who tries to feed her innocent step-daughter a poisonous apple. Snow white stumbles upon a little cottage and befriends seven dwarves. They welcome her into their home and enjoys the fun unravel with Doc, Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy, Bashful, Sneezy, and Dopey. You can now watch all this and more LIVE at this year’s Dubai Pantomime. www.dubaipanto.com

 

 

 

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