Things to do in Dubai

Best things to do in Dubai this November

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Wondering what to do in Dubai this November? Fret not, we’ve got you covered. From soaring into the sky on a hot air balloon to experiencing a multi-sensory dining experience, there is much to look forward to in the coming weeks!

Adventure Sports, All the Way

MMA: PaRus Fight Championship is back.

The Jumeirah Beach Hotel is all set to transform into an MMA cage. All visitors can expect a night of fight and music, with some of the world’s best fighters entering the cage and rapper Morgenshtern headlining this knockout event in Dubai in November.

When: Nov 6
Where: Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Who doesn’t like Paintball?

Who said paints are only used for DIY jobs? You can also throw a pallet of it on your friend’s back! Head over to the Dubai Paintball arena and enjoy an epic night-out with friends.

Where: Paintball Dubai

Ripe Market

Soar up into the Sky on a Hot Air Balloon

Imagine watching the sun rise up into the sky from 4,000 ft up in the sky! That’s exactly what you get to experience with this hot air balloon ride. Book a hot air balloon experience with Balloon Adventures Dubai to plan the experience of a lifetime.

Where: Balloon Adventures Dubai

Go Fat Biking at Bab Al Shams

What can be more fun than biking in the desert? Hop aboard e-bikes with oversized tyres at the Bab Al Shams resort and explore the vast sand dunes.

Where: Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

Wine & Dine

Futuristic Dining at Sublimotion

What’s the best way to spruce up a meal? Throw in some live performances and add a theatrical show on 360-degree screens! This multi-sensory dining experience is opening in Dubai in just a few days!

When: Nov 4
Where: Sublimotion

VR Park

Thanksgiving is Early this Year!

Are you a total disaster in the kitchen? Well, that’s not going to stop you from indulging in a delicious 24-hour brined slow roasted bird this Thanksgiving. All you have to do is head over to CMP Bar & Grill and order their sell-out Thanksgiving offer!

When: Nov 25
Where: CMP Bar & Grill

Shows & Gigs & Drama

An Epic ABBA Reunion

Head over to the Theatre by QE2 for an epic night filled with good fun and music. Pay your tributes to the Swedish pop band and sing along to your favorites!

When: Nov 10 - 11
Where: The Theatre by QE2

VR Park

Witness Guy Manoukian at Dubai Opera

Guy Manoukian is coming to Dubai for the fourth consecutive year because his fans can just not get enough of his mesmerising voice. His highly anticipated TAMADA will delight the audience at Dubai Opera.

When: Nov 19
Where: :Dubai Opera

Relive the Music of the King of Pop at MJ History

Groove to the incredible music from the King of Pop at the Theatre by QE2 this November. Revisit your childhood as you get lost in your favorite numbers like ‘Thriller.’

When: Nov 25 - 26
Where: The Theatre by QE2

New Eats in Town


If you are a fan of Avocado, head over to L’Ávo, where you will get to taste the wonders of this tropical fruit. Dishes here take on a Mediterranean twist. You will get to pick from avo labneh dip, avo hummus and avo beetroot dip.

Where: Dubai Media City
Make your reservation here.

VR Park

La Coco

Visit this California themed restaurant for their west coast cuisine that includes salads, seafood platters, and burgers. Don’t miss out on their lively after parties where you can groove to good music and eat good food.

Where: Dubai Media City
Make your reservation here.

Li Brasil

Tired of the same old food? Looking to try something different? Head over to Li Brasil where your taste bi=uds will be treated to unique flavours of the Lebanese and Brazilian cuisine. From hummus to mezze platters, you will find them all here.

Where: Address Beach Resort
Make your reservation here.

Lucky Fish

This aesthetically located restaurant boasts an extensive seafood menu that ranges from prawns to shellfish. You can choose your fish from a fish market styled display that showcases fresh catch on ice.

Where: Palm Jumeirah
Make your reservation here.

Dubai Expo - What's Happening in November?

Airman by Another Kind of Blue

Another Kind of Blue is a dance troupe that we have been following since the days of Ameriac's Got Talent. They are finally coming to Dubai for a groundbreaking drone show at the Airmen as part of the Dubai Expo 2020.

When: Nov 3
Where: Hall 2A South.
Book your tickets here.

VR Park

Digital Art Wall: New Zealand Art Showcase

Imagine a larger-than-life LED screen where you can witness more than 120 works of art. What's interesting is that each of these pieces is selected by users in real time. You can even leave comments and remarks on each of these artworks!

When: Till 2 March, 2022
Where: Sustainability District.
Book your tickets here.

Chopin Competition Laureat Concert

Nothing like some Frédéric Chopin to unwind and relax after a long day of work. Head over to the Dubai Expo this November and witness the laureates of the XVIII Chopin Piano Competition in action.

When: Nov 11
Where: Al Forsan Zone, Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre

Belarus National Day Celebration

Witness the iconic From Belarus With Love being performed by the State Dance Ensemble of Belarus as part of the extensive Belarus National Day Celebrations at Expo 2020 Dubai. You can expect to enjoy a heady mixture of traditional heritage and cultire here.
When: Nov 22

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