Dubai Calendar, the city’s go-to entertainment and events guide, has revealed an exciting list of events and activities, plus unmissable retail promotions during the Dubai Super Weekend, running until 27 November.
Dubai’s residents and visitors can expect world-class entertainment including the opportunity to watch regional and global celebrities live in action, as well as theatrical performances, lifestyle and fitness events, and also enjoy mouth-watering culinary experiences and grab amazing offers from global brands, with much more excitement in store for the entire family during the four-day Dubai Super Weekend. As confidence continues to grow within the tourism ecosystem and among travellers, and as the city fully regains its vibrancy, this exceptional number of events in one weekend alongside Expo 2020 Dubai reaffirms that Dubai is open and safe for residents and visitors, and further reinforces Dubai’s position as a global cultural and entertainment hub and a must-visit destination.
With the health and safety of people remaining the top priority, Dubai Calendar is continuing to work with stakeholders across the city to ensure that all events are hosted in line with stringent precautionary measures including contactless payments, mandatory wearing of masks and social distancing.
The events that you can enjoy at DUBAI SUPER WEEKEND include:
LIFESTYLE AND ENTERTAINMENT
An exciting musical evening awaits guests as Rory Graham, better known as Rag’n’Bone Man, returns to Dubai on the 26th of November. Witness the chart-topping artist’s deep and powerful voice and distinct tunes as he performs live at the Coca-Cola Arena.
Get ready for a Friday featuring top Arab tunes at the world’s greatest show. Make your way to the Jubilee Stage at Expo 2020 to see Egyptian singer Mohamed Hamaki perform some chart-topping tracks live on the 26th of November that will get you grooving.
Classical music fans are in for a treat as famed Lebanese soprano Majida El Roumi will be in the city for a sensational performance on the 25th of November. Make your way to Dubai Media City Amphitheatre for a melodious night under the stars.
One of the most successful Arab singers in history, Kadim Al Sahir is gearing up to enthral guests with a mesmerising live act on the 26th of November. The musical superstar is set to entertain guests with a magical evening at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre.
Show-stopping performances await visitors under the moonlight as two of the biggest names in the Arabic music world make their way to the city. Ticket-holders can listen to the mesmerising voice of Assala Nasri and Majid Al Muhandis live at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre on the 27th of November.
Guests can relive Michael Jackson's unforgettable music with MJ History; live on stage at Theatre by QE2 on the 25th and 26th of November. With outstanding vocals, detailed costumes, and stunning choreography, the show is one of the most authentic Michael Jackson productions that fans will ever be able to see.
For a truly unique theatre experience, book tickets to La Perle – the region's first permanent show that combines breathtaking choreography with daring stunts, in a novel 'aqua theatre'. Guests will be on the edge of your seat as world-class artists perform remarkable feats, including aerial acrobatics, death-defying dives and unbelievable motorcycle tricks – this show never fails to impress.
Mark Richards and James Eliot take to the decks at the city's buzzing social venue, Solardo live at Soho Garden on the 26th of November. Collectively known as Solardo, the two Manchester-based artists have been named DJ Mag’s Best Breakthrough Act and Best Duo.
Alserkal Avenue’s Cinema Akil will host a heartwarming Arabic documentary Captains of Zaatari about two best friends on the 22nd and the 26th of November. The movie, directed by Ali El Arabi, sees young stars Mahmood Dagher and Fawi Qatleesh in the lead roles.
Dubai Opera invites guests to dive into the rich Uzbek culture with Lazgi, a 1,000-year old dance that originated in Khorazm. This exquisite performance is included in the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, and takes place on the 27th of November.
Little ones can experience a magical evening watching Louna in Winterland at The Theatre, Mall of the Emirates from the 26th- 27th of November and 4th of December. The engaging show is a perfect weekend experience for the entire family.
One of the region's most celebrated events, Dubai Watch Week 2021, returns to Dubai from 24th to 28th November for its fifth edition. Founded in 2015 by the watch retailer Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons, the conference aims to share knowledge, build connections, bridge communities, and celebrate this meticulous art.
Motoring enthusiasts should mark their calendars as a grand procession of some of the top luxury cars in the world will be taking place at the DXB Supercar Parade on 27th of November. Gear up for UAE's Golden Jubilee celebrations with this exciting auto show taking place at The Walk at Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR).
The largest motoring exhibition in the Middle East and North Africa is set to return this 24th to 27th November for its 16th edition. Ever since it first launched, the Dubai International Motor Show, now rebranded as #NOFILTERDXB, has brought together thousands of global manufacturers, industry specialists and car enthusiasts.
The popular beachside dining popup, Etisalat Beach Canteen is coming back to Jumeirah Beach, for the UAE’s Golden Jubilee festivities. Get ready for 17 days of non-stop food, fun and fiesta at this outdoor carnival. The latest edition of Etisalat Beach Canteen will kick off on 25th November and run until 11th of December.
Save the date for an exclusive weekend of retail deals from 25th to 27th November. For three days only, 500+ brands will come together for a 3 Day Super Sale to offer shoppers unbelievable discounts of up to 90% on lifestyle, beauty, fashion, electronics and more.
SPORT & FITNESS EVENTS
The World Chess Championship, organised by the International Chess Federation, will take place at Expo 2020 on the 24th of November to 16th December.
The Beach Swim returns to JBR for another exciting activity on the 26th of November. Guests aged 8-11 can take part in the 200m swim, while the 400m race is for anyone over 10 years old.
Adidas: Race for the Deserts, a fun community activity to raise awareness about the threat of plastic pollution is taking place in Al Qudra on 27th of November. For every kilometre run, organisers Adidas will donate AED10 to their local sustainable partner DGrade, to keep the deserts clean.
One of the world's fastest growing sports, padel, is coming to Dubai as part of this year's Dubai Fitness Challenge. The Dubai Padel Cup is set to last from 29th of October to 27th of November, with a month-long series of thrilling games, tournaments and much more.
Guests can channel their inner athlete for the latest edition of Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) taking place from now until the 27th of November. Launched in 2017 by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, this annual fitness festival invites everyone to complete 30 minutes of activity every day, for 30 days.
This year's edition of Dubai Run 2021 is happening on the 26th of November. Residents of Dubai can sprint across a specially cordoned off stretch of the expansive Sheikh Zayed Road along with other participants of all ages and abilities.
Residents and tourists can use Dubai Calendar website and mobile application to find out more about all the events and festivals the city has to offer. On Dubai Calendar's website and mobile app, you can buy tickets for events quickly and securely. For more information about all events taking place across Dubai including at Expo 2020 Dubai please visit www.visitdubai.com/en/whats-on/dubai-events-calendar.