What’s on this November

Add these unmissable concerts and events to your calendar
November in Dubai is all about well-rounded entertainment. With leading sports, music and design events setting up shop in the city, there is no shortage of new and exciting experiences. Take your pick of Dubai's most anticipated events this month.
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Explore creativity

Dubai Design Week

Explore creativity

Dubai Design Week

An avant-garde event that celebrates design

Now in its fifth year, Dubai Design Week reflects Dubai’s position as the design capital of the region. Held from 11 to 16 November, indulge all your senses in hundreds of events covering a range of disciplines including architecture, interior design, products, furniture and graphic design. During the week, you can also catch the region’s leading design fair, Downtown Design and Downtown Editions, a showcase dedicated to limited-edition designs. Don’t miss out on The Global Grad Show, an educational event that brings together works from 100 of the most innovative universities across the world, and Abwab, an interactive project which promotes original design from the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia.

When:
11 - 16 November
Contact Details
 Dubai Design District
  +971 4 563 1400


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New rules

Dua Lipa live

New rules

Dua Lipa live

The hottest star on the horizon

Global pop sensation Dua Lipa is the latest star set to descend on Dubai this year. Following the likes of Maroon 5 and Rita Ora, the singer will perform her hits ‘New Rules’ and ‘One Kiss’ with the sea as her backdrop at The Pointe on Palm Jumeirah. Lipa first rose to fame with her self-titled debut album in 2017, which featured a steady stream of chart-topping pop singles that won her three BRIT Awards and two Grammy Awards. Make your way to the buzzing lifestyle and dining destination on 15 November for what is sure to be an entertaining evening.

When: 15 November
Contact Details
  The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah
  +971 4 390 9999

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Fitness fun

Get active

Fitness fun

Get active

Race ahead with the Dubai Fitness Challenge

With Dubai Fitness Challenge running strong until 16 November, there's plenty of sports fun to get you moving. Tough Mudder brings sweat, grit and teamwork back to Dubai Festival City on 15 November, accompanied by a junior 1.5km Mini Mudder course for children. It is one of the world’s roughest, toughest and muddiest obstacle courses with hurdles to test your endurance at every turn. Running enthusiasts can also tighten their laces for the Dubai Festival City Half Marathon on 1 November, while aspiring yogis will love the weekend of free outdoor yoga for YogaFest.


When: Dubai Festival City Half Marathon: 1 November, Tough Mudder & Mini Mudder: 15 November, Yoga Fest: 20 - 23 November
Contact Details
  Various locations, including Dubai Festival City
  +971 4 457 8620

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Music maestro

Best of Bollywood

Music maestro

Best of Bollywood

A treat for AR Rahman and Salman Khan fans

This November a stream of A-listers from the Indian movie industry land in Dubai with a brilliant line-up of concerts. Witness iconic music director AR Rahman as he performs classics from his rich inventory of film scores including Dil Se and Slumdog Millionaire at the Coca-Cola Arena on 15 November. He follows just a week after Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Sonakshi Sinha, Guru Randhawa and more return for the epic Da-Bangg: The Tour Reloaded. Expect plenty of riveting dance performances, entertaining skits and light banter at this family-friendly Bollywood extravaganza.

When: Da-Bangg: 8 November, AR Rahman: 15 November
Contact Details
  Coca-Cola Arena
  +971 4 215 3000

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Acoustic night

Passenger live

Acoustic night

Passenger live

Sing along to top tunes at Dubai Opera

Acoustic hitmaker Michael Rosenberg, better known as Passenger, is performing his first show in Dubai on 20 November. Join the award-winning UK singer-songwriter at Dubai Opera as he brings his top soulful folk tracks to the city, including the sensational hit ‘Let Her Go’. Rosenberg joins an impressive line-up of performers who have graced the Dubai Opera stage recently, including James Morrison and Rufus Wainwright. Get your tickets now.


When: 20 November
Contact Details
  Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai 
  +971 4 440 8888

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Tee time

DP World Tour Championships

Tee time

DP World Tour Championships

Global golfing giants battle it out

This month plays host to an annual global highlight on the golfing calendar, the DP World Tour Championships. This key tournament marks the end of the European Tour as 60 renowned golfers take to the greens in competition for a US$8million (AED29,384,000) prize purse. Previous editions have seen the likes of Danny Willett, Matt Wallance, Rory McIlroy and Henrik Stenson compete at Jumeirah Golf Estates’ Earth course, regarded as one of the world's best golf courses.

When: 21 - 24 November
Contact Details
  Jumeirah Golf Estates
  +971 4 818 2000


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Around the world

Global Village

Around the world

Global Village

The city’s biggest cultural experience returns

Travel the world at Global Village, the region's most popular multicultural destination. This one-of-a-kind experience brings the best of shopping, dining and entertainment from as far as the Balkans to nearby India in ornate open-air pavilions. Peruse handicrafts from Morocco and spices from Iran, or enjoy a traditional dance show from Japan. Expand your culinary horizons with delicious street food after a quick spin on thrilling rides in the park’s Carnaval zone. This year’s calendar is teeming with memorable entertainment and activities, and some weekends will even see international celebrities performing live at the destination.


When: Until 4 April 2020
Contact Details
  Global Village, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road
  +971 4 362 4114

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