Sports stars dominate the weekend with high-energy fitness fun and competitions, while stages light up for live acts across Dubai.
Get fit with Dubai
The Dubai Fitness Challenge is back with a packed calendar of sporting events, group workout sessions and healthy eating tutorials across the city. Make your way to City Centre Mirdif for all kinds of fitness fun and games including football and dodgeball. Unwind to free yoga at Dubai Festival City or take to the streets with Dubai Running Tours.
Tee off with starry night golf
The world’s first professional day-night golf tournament, OMEGA Dubai Moonlight Classic, is back. Putting an innovative twist on a prestigious sport, it adds an action-packed chapter to the Ladies European Tour (LET) as leading female professional golfers such as Minjee Lee and Georgia Hall swing for a US$285,000 (AED1,046,794) prize.
Catch Dubai's breakout artists in action
Rove Downtown Hotel is gearing up for the first-ever Breakout DXB, the emirate's newest music, culture and arts extravaganza. Expect a weekend-long line-up with the spotlight on homegrown creative talent, with headlining performances by Layla Kardan, Hamdan Al Abri, Lobito Brigante and more, as well as visual art installations, gaming competitions, an artisanal bazaar and delicious food trucks.
Introduce little ones to ballet
Suited for children aged two and older, My First Ticket to Coppélia is the perfect introduction for little ones to the classic dance form. It follows the love story of a young man named Franz who becomes besotted by a beautiful woman he sees on a balcony. Already engaged, Franz's fiancée sets off a series of jealousy-induced plots that include mad scientists, dolls and chaos.
Celebrate 100 years of jazz
London's legendary Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club is back after a spectacular performance in 2019. While their 6 November date has already sold out, you can still book tickets to a newly-announced show on Saturday. Don't miss out on a toe-tapping musical journey that will start with Louis Armstrong's early days in New Orleans, and take you through the golden age of swing with Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington, all the way to present times.
Dash through the snow
Back for its 11th edition, this year’s DXB Ice Warrior Challenge will see snow enthusiasts tough it out in the most intense competition yet at Ski Dubai’s Commando Assault Course. Battling through sub-zero temperatures, participants will have to take on up to 24 icy obstacles including monkey bars, tyre runs and net crawls for the win. There is also an all-ladies option for athletes who want to compete in an only-female atmosphere.
Jam out with Ireland's Picture This
Enjoy fabulous winter weather, delicious treats and live music at a socially-distanced outdoor concert, courtesy of McGettigan’s. Their 'all singing, no dancing’ concerts at Souk Madinat’s Amphitheatre kick off on 5 November with two nights of headlining performances by pop group . The four-piece group is Ireland's biggest music export with huge hits such as Never Change and Take My Hand.
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