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15 Things To Do in Dubai With Friends this Weekend

The weekend is coming… so round up your friends and make the most of it! Whether you want to continue celebrating Halloween (we’re not judging), or have dinner in the sky, check out these things to do with all your friends this weekend…


Thursday 2nd November

1. Halloween Pool Party

Halloween may be over, but that won’t stop us from celebrating! Get your spookiest swimsuit on and head down to the Halloween pool party at Palm Jumeirah this Thursday! Prizes up for grabs for whoever wears the scariest swimsuit!

When: 7pm to 11pm

Cost: AED 299 minimum spend

Where: Poolside, Five Palm Jumeirah

2. Stand-up for breast cancer

Dubomedy is hosting a stand-up comedy show in honour of Breast Cancer Awareness month, and you are all invited! It features the hilarious Mina Liccione and the Funny Girls, trust us – you will be in fits of laughter by the end of it.

When: 8.30pm to 11pm

Cost: Free, but RSVP on

Where: Diamond Ballroom – The Address, Dubai Mall

3. Food Fest

Foodies – you won’t want to miss out on the street food festival at City Walk Dubai this weekend! On top of all of the delicious food (we’re talking ramen, dim sum, tandoor and burgers!), there will also be live music shows, and so much more!


  • Thursday, 4pm to 11pm
  • Friday, 2pm to 11pm
  • Saturday, 2pm to 8pm

Cost: Free

Where: Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet, City Walk Dubai

4. Dinner in the Sky Dubai

Want to have a meal up in the sky this weekend? You totally can, because Dinner in the Sky Dubai is finally back! Better yet, you can also book a dinner with a live magic show. Hurry, spaces are limited!

When: Lunch, Tea & Dinner – multiple timings

Cost: From AED 499, book at

Where: Dinner in the Sky Dubai, Skydive Dubai

5. Welcome to Candyland

Is this the sweetest Halloween party in Dubai? Willy Wonka is taking over Billionaire Mansion this Thursday, so get your friends together and come down to celebrate! There will be candy girls, giant doughnuts, live shows and treats!

When: 10pm to 3am

Cost: Free entry

Where: Billionaire Mansion, Taj Hotel – Business Bay


Friday 3rd November

6. Made in Mykonos

Who needs to go all the way to Greece, when you can party Mykonos-style right here in Dubai! Made in Mykonos is a global event, with awesome dance music, good vibes, and live performers. Don’t miss DJ Vassili TsiliChristos on the decks this weekend!

When: 11am to 3am

Cost: Call 800 2683 for reservations

Where: Cove Beach, Jumeirah Beach Hotel

7. Fitness Carnival

Who’s excited for week 3 of the Dubai Fitness Challenge? From kickboxing classes to a superheroes walkathon and football freestylers show, make your way to Skydive Dubai for an entire weekend of fun and fitness.


  • Friday, 1pm to 9pm
  • Saturday, 1pm to 7pm (and 6.30am yoga)

Cost: Free

Where: Skydive Dubai

8. Day of the Dead brunch

Forget about Halloween, it’s time to celebrate the Mexican holiday ‘Dia de los Muertos’ (Day of the Dead)! Get your amigos down to Muchachas Dubai this Friday for a mega fiesta (yes, we mean brunch). Don’t forget to dress up!

When: 12pm to 4pm

Cost: AED 275 (with drinks), AED 185 (non-alcoholic)

Where: Muchachas Dubai, Holiday Inn Express, near Safa Park

9. Miami Vibes

Fancy a chilled out afternoon, soaking up some sun by the beach? We got you. From Caribbean and Latin food to refreshing drinks, bean bags on the sand and great tunes – Nikki Beach Dubai is the perfect place to unwind on Fridays.

When: 1pm to 4pm

Cost: AED 340 (with drinks), AED 295 (non-alcoholic)

Where: Key West, Nikki Beach Dubai – Dubai Pearl

10. Movember Run

Boys, listen up! Movember is finally back and Elevation Fitness is inviting you to help them raise awareness. Sign up for the early morning run by the Dubai Canal to show your support.

When: 8am to 10am

Cost: Free

Where: Boardwalk, Dubai Canal (same side as JW & Dnata)

11. The Sassy Dinner

Fancy a dinner and a show? Get your friends along to Sass Cafe Dubai for some great food, including the signature truffle risotto, followed by an eclectic show and live music.

When: 7pm to 2am

Cost: A la carte

Where: Sass Cafe Dubai, Al Fattan Currency House, DIFC

12. Full Moon Friday

Calling all yogis! 136.1 Yoga Studio is raising funds for Dubai Cares, to support young children in need. Come on down to participate in a variety of yoga and meditation sessions this Friday, and show your support.

When: 4pm to 7pm

Cost: AED 50 for donation

Where: Dubai Knowledge Park, Knowledge Village


Saturday 4th November

13. SunSets Festival

Barasti is back with the annual Corona Sunsets Festival, and it’s completely free! Guests can expect an immersive experience as you party on the beach, with BBQ food, games, great tunes, a floating bar and more!

When: All day, Thursday to Saturday

Cost: Free

Where: Barasti, Le Meridien Mina Seyahi

14. Via Ferrata

Fancy going on a road trip? Get your adventure buddies together and head to Jabal Jais, as the UAE’s longest zip-line (Via Ferrata) has finally re-opened! Make sure to book your spot asap, as they sell out quickly.

When: 9am & 1pm, daily

Cost: AED 400

Where: Via Ferrata – Jabal Jais, Ras Al Khaimah

15. Garden Souq

Live music, yoga classes, vegan products, gluten-free munchies, clothes, and food stalls are what to expect at Dubai Garden Centre’s outdoor market this Saturday. Come on down every Saturday for a super chilled day out.

When: 10am to 2.30pm

Cost: Free

Where: Dubai Garden Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road