12 Must-Attend Events In UAE This Weekend
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Dubai Run 30×30:
Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) is set to make history as Dubai Run 30×30 on Sheikh Zayed Road turns a section of the magnificent 14-lane highway into a running track for residents and visitors. The free-to-attend event will see runners set off along Sheikh Zayed Road before passing a number of the city’s iconic buildings on both the 5km or 10km routes.
Coming to Dubai with a Da-bangg:
It’s finally here, Da-bangg: The Tour Reloaded is taking place tomorrow, November 8, at the Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai. Catch your favourite actors including Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif and Sonakshi Sinha live on stage as they wow the crowds with their Bollywood set pieces. Gates open at 6pm and the performance is scheduled to kick-off at 8pm, but get there early! Last-min tix: ae.bookmyshow.com
Visit Global Village:
There’s something magical about Global Village. Many of us eagerly wait for the endless shopping, thrilling rides and exotic food all to be enjoyed with that something special in the air. Visit Global from 4pm and stay until midnight having the time of your life. For details, 04 362 4114
The Sharjah International Book Fair which begun last week and highlights include 173 leading authors from 68 countries and 90 cultural figures from 28 nations are taking part at the event.
Sweat it out:
Work out before or after work at the One Central Fitness Hub, which is bringing energetic vibes to the Dubai World Trade Centre district as part of the Dubai Fitness Challenge. There’s something for everyone thanks to an exciting roster of free classes hosted by top gyms! For details, www.dubaifitnesschallenge.com
One of our favourite designers, Anamika Khanna is showcasing her 2019 Couture Collection at The Rack by Kachins, Al Wasl Road. A go-to designer for celebrities like Sonam Kapoor (who wore her for her Cannes appearance as well as her wedding) Khanna has made a name for herself for her desi wear with a global appeal. The two-day Trunk Show will take place on Friday and Saturday, from 11am to 8pm.
Holler Ty Dolla:
If you’re making plans for the weekend and you want a huge Dubai night out to be part of them, then WHITE Dubai is the place to be. The Meydan super club is back with another big artist-rapper. Ty Dolla $ign will perform at WHITE Dubai tonight. Free entry for ladies to go with the ladies’ night drinks until 1am.
Now that winter is finally here, enjoy LOWE’s dining experience accompanied by your four-legged friend. Savour a ‘pawfect’ meal on their outdoor terrace with honest, fuss-free food made with high-quality and even home-grown ingredients – making this the perfect dog friendly spot this cooler season. What a great foodie lead!
Two of India’s most versatile and popular stand-up comedians, Abish Mathew and Rohan Joshi, are in Dubai for a laughathon ride tonight at RajMahal Theatre, Bollywood Parks, Dubai. Gates open at 7.30pm and a few tickets remain on ae.bookmyshow.com starting from Dhs75. Get out and have a giggle!
Sail away day
Add some sizzle to your weekend with The Sailing Club Ras Al Khaimah’s Friday Beach Barbeque Party. From 11am to 11pm tomorrow, get amongst the meat and fish while the DJ plays the latest tunes to set the ambience. The live BBQ stations will serve everything against the picturesque Al Hamra Lagoon backdrop.
Mandala Vinyasa is a practice that connects you to each element in the universe: earth, water, fire and air. Dubai teacher Nerry Toledo’s class will begin at 8am on Friday morning on the Kite Beach main stage. It will begin with breath work, go to yin postures and will finish with guided relaxation – a whole Vinyasa experience.
Roll up to this
Bombay Circus is commencing a UAE-India tour with DJ Lemon kickstarting in Dubai tonight. Taking place at INKA, Sofitel Downtown, expect a full circus immersion complete with a big top, light show, clowns, jugglers and banging tunes. Sounds ‘in-tents’ don’t you think? Find out for yourself.