Weekend Hotlist: 12 Events To Kick It Off At Full Speed


Public announcement: the weekend is here! this is just what you’ve been waiting for. We have whipped out only the best events around the block just for you!

So gear up and leave your calendars to us! Here are 12 things to kick off your weekend at full speed!

Scroll down to see what’s popping this weekend


12. It’s World Cup Season and Dubai is READY for it

Venues around the city are being set up to provide a spirited FIFA experience for fans, serving top-notch food and beverages to go along with the intensity of the matches.

Click here to see all the cool Dubai spots you can catch the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 this season


11. Open Sea training by L.S. Swimming Academy

You may be preparing for a competition, or just want to maintain a high level of swimming fitness, their coaching team will be on hand to guide you through the best training plans for your goals.

Register now on 0502576355

Where? Sunrise beach

When? Saturday, 19 November

Time? 6 am to 7 am



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10. Free Yoga sessions at City Centre Deira

Enjoy a free, hour-long session designed to nourish the body, mind, and soul.
Register online here to secure one of 15 spots on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Where? Wellness Corner, Level 3, Food Central, City Centre Deira

When? Saturday, November 19, heart-opening yoga class
Sunday, November 20, core strengthening class

Time? 9 am to 10 am

9. Time for Dubai Run

Be part of making another historic event! Register for the Dubai Run 2022.

Don’t forget that you must collect your #DubaiRun bib. Make sure you don’t miss out on all the fun!

Click here to register.

Where? Museum of the future, SZR

When? Sunday, November 20

Time? 4am

8. 2 Cellos is coming to Dubai  

Stay tuned for the world’s most popular cellist duo 2Cellos in their final world tour: “The Dedicated Tour” live in Dubai.

Book tickets here

Where? Coca-Cola Arena

When? Saturday, November 19


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7. Add this fan zone to your weekend plans

64 games, 15 live performances, and awesome vibes for the fans! You read that right, Press Play is bringing you ALL the matches with fab live performances for this FIFA World Cup.

It’s time to get into the football spirit this season with this amazing fanzone at Press Play. Go check it out asap!

When?  November 20 to December 18.

Where? Precision Football, Ibn Battuta Mall.


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6. Sanctuary vibes with Diplo

Cannot miss out on Grammy Award winner American DJ and music producer Diplo. He’s gonna be taking the center stage for the 2nd installment of Sanctuary. These are just the vibes you’ve been looking for to get your weekend all charged up.

Where? White Beach

When? Friday, November 25.


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5. Witness an award-winning The Lion King Musical

This movie touched the lives of all ’80s and ’90s children who btw aren’t children anymore. This movie made us cry, laugh, and sing Hakuna Matata for years to come.

Now can you imagine sitting front-row and watching the scenes unfold in the musically-told The Lion King right here in the country? You don’t need to imagine because the musical is having an even BIGGER impact on the fans.

When? Until December 10

Where? Etihad Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

4. A Huge Weekend Of Golf Has Kicked Off at Jumeirah Golf Estates!

It’s happening!

50 of the world’s golfers on the DP World Tour are gearing up to play Dubai’s lush green Earth Course and fans are buzzing! Tickets for golf events on this scale around the world are usually gold dust, but this is Dubai and you can join the highly-anticipated November event at Jumeirah Golf Estates for FREE!

It’s a family-friendly weekend and there’s a super fun ladies’ day complete with complimentary bevvies and golf clinics!

When? Until November 20

Where? Jumeirah Golf Estates


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3. Experience a modern-era speakeasy at Blind Tiger

This hidden cocktail den and bar will bring some frenetic and fun energy to the popular nightlife hub. There’s nothing not to love, from the beautiful interiors to the exciting vibes, they’ve got it all.

Where? Turtle Lagoon in Jumeirah Al Naseem


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2. Kraft your world cup evening in the most delish way possible

Warm up, and get ready to play & win yummy cheeseburgers with Kraft. Visit the Kraft Cheese Shack and score tasty cheeseburgers this world cup season! Make every game, every moment unforgettable with Kraft’s Original Cheddar Cheese.

Kraft is the perfect snacking companion of every football fan. Drop by the Burger shack and win free burgers, soon you’ll be cheering for Kraft and not just the matches.

Where? JBR, Dubai

When? November 25 to 26, Dec 2 to 3


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1. After Party with the GOATs at Yasalam Abu Dhabi

Here it comes! The greatest lineup you could have to keep your night lit and carry your adrenaline from the f1 races.

All Abu Dhabi Grand Prix ticket holders have exclusive access to these concerts for the four-day event, and the best part is, NO PCR tests are required!

Tonight November 18, Jump to every beat drop with Swedish Mafia, the sensational DJ group is definitely going to start your weekend right by bringing all your favorite beat drops, for a night to remember.

Saturday November 19, Rap your favorite verses with legendary artist Kendrick Lamar. The multi-platinum Grammy award-winning sensation, Kendrick Lamar, will be spitting his amazing bars onstage on day 3 of the Yasalam After-Race Concerts.

Sunday November 20, Curtains close with Def Leppard and his rock hits. Hall of Fame rock legends, Def Leppard, will be performing after the F1 season finale, and it’s every rock lover’s dream.

Where? Etihad Park on Yas Island.

The concerts are exclusive for F1 ticket holders and the best possible experience is in the Golden Circle.

You can get tickets and experience the fun here



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