From the epic Party in the Park festival to huge performances from Dua Lipa and Jason Derulo…

This Friday marks the start of November and that means that Dubai’s event season is now in full swing. There’s some epic nights out coming up this month, including the awesome Party in The Park festival on Friday, November 1.

Here’s the big nights out you can look forward to in November…

Party in the Park takes over Dubai Media City Amphitheatre

When: Friday November 1

Get excited festival fans, Party in the Park is taking place on Friday November 1 with a stellar line-up including Lighthouse Family, Verve lead singer Richard Ashcroft and legendary DJ Fatboy Slim headlining the festival. Party in the Park combines everything you love about music festivals – live bands, great DJs, food and drink, sunshine and a liberal sprinkling of festival madness – all without having to contend with mud, wellies or getting stranded in a field miles from home. Tickets are available from and will also be available on site at the festival’s Box Office from 10am on the day.

Party in the Park, Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, Dubai Media City, Dubai, Friday November 1 2pm to 1am, from Dhs250. Tel: (04) 427 3000.

ALSO READ: Everything you need to know about Party in the Park

Jason Derulo is back at BASE

When: Friday November 1

He only performed in Dubai a few weeks ago, but it seems that American singing superstar Jason Derulo can’t get enough of Dubai and we can’t get enough of him either. You’ll catch him onstage at Base Dubai on Friday November 1 as part of their massive weekend-long Halloween celebrations, where you’ll be able to sing along to sing along to some of his smash-hits, including 2009’s Watcha Say as well as Riding Solo, In My Head Wiggle and Want to Want Me. The first 100 ladies to enter will get in for free, then its Dhs100 after that, with guys paying Dhs200.

Base, Dubai Design District, Friday November 1, 10pm to 4am. Tel: (055) 313 4999.

Bongos Bingo is back in a brand new location

When: Thursday November 14

It’s one of Dubai’s best-loved nights out and Bongos Bingo is making a return to the city on Thursday November 14 at a brand new location. Taking place at Atlantis The Palm, this isn’t your average run-of-the-mill bingo game, but rather is punctuated with some impromptu raves, chanting, cheering and some very random prizes. Don’t be surprised to be going home the proud new owner of a cheese toastie machine, a stuffed unicorn or Henry the Hoover. We’re not joking. Prepare yourself for some old school anthems, singing with your besties and dancing on the tables.

Bongo’s Bingo Dubai, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, 8pm onwards, Thursday November 14.

Dua Lipa brings her New Rules to The Pointe

When: Friday November 15

Superstar singer Dua Lipa is set to take to the stage at Palm Jumeirah’s The Pointe on Friday November 15. Local acts will warm up until the singer takes to the stage later on in the evening, where she’ll perform some of her biggest hits like New Rules, Hotter Than Hell and Be The One. Tickets are priced from Dhs250 for general admission or you could opt for the fan pit option, priced at Dhs350. Whichever ticket you get, you’ll get Dhs100 credit to spend at one of the many food outlets at The Pointe.

Dua Lipa live, The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah, 4pm onwards, Friday November 15, from Dhs250.

Ibiza duo Lovely Laura and Ben Santiago to play at Zero Gravity

When: Friday November 15

Do you spend the whole of winter dreaming of summers in Ibiza? Zero Gravity are bringing the white isle here on Friday November 15 with popular sax and DJ duo Lovely Laura and Ben Santiago performing on stage at the beach club’s Tropical Brunch After Party, which kicks off from 6pm. Make a day of it by going to the popular pool party brunch from 1pm to 5pm, and enjoy unlimited food and beverages as you party in or out of the pool. It’s Dhs295 for girls and Dhs345 for guys for the brunch, then girls will get free entry to the afterparty from 5pm, while for guys it’ll be Dhs100 with two complimentary drinks.

Zero Gravity, Dubai Marina, Skydive Dubai Drop Zone, Dubai, Tropical Brunch After Party from 5pm, free entry for ladies, Dhs100 entry for guys with two free drinks. Tel: (04) 399 0009.

Hacienda Classical returns to Dubai Opera

When: Friday November 29

It was one of Dubai Opera’s biggest events in 2018, so Hacienda Classical fans can get excited as it’s returning to the iconic stage on Friday November 29. Don’t let the word ‘classical’ fool you, this electrifying concert features the original DJ from the legendary Hacienda Club, Graeme Park, performing loads of house and club classics alongside a full live orchestra. Expect some epic tunes like Pacific StateVoodoo RayRide on Time and You’ve Got The Love. Tickets are priced from Dhs250.

Hacienda at Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai, 9pm onwards, Friday November 29, from Dhs250. Tel: (04) 440 8888.

Go Circoloco at Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE

When: Friday November 29

Each season, Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE throw some huge events, bringing some of Europe’s best-loved parties and DJs to the shores of Ghantoot. This month, it’s the turn of Ibiza’s famed Circoloco event, which regularly packs out DC10 in Ibiza during the summer season. For its Dubai return, Circoloco will see Âme, Jackmaster, Adam Port and Richy Ahmed spin during F1 race weekend. It’s free entry before 4pm.

Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE, Golden Tulip Al Jazira Hotels and Resort, Sheikh Zayed Road, Ghantoot, Exit 399, Abu Dhabi, Friday November 29, 1pm to 11pm. Tel: (056) 113 3400.

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