What to do in November 2016
Where has the year gone?! Apparently, it is November already. Now, while it is scary to think how quick time has gone, it also means that the Gulf is back into the full swing of things. If you don't believe us, then check out the list of events below that you should be adding to your 'things to do' list.
Nov 4 to 5
Heavy weights + large men
There is something strangely enjoyable about watching strong men lift heavy things, and this month, for the first time, the world strongman competition will come to Dubai. As part of the Sun & Sand Sports Fitness Fest at Skydive Dubai, you will be able to witness human beings literally dragging buses.
For tickets visit fitfest.ae
Italian month at JW Marriott Marquis
Twenty Michelin-starred Italian chefs decend on the JW Marriott Marquis this month to celebrate Italian month. The food-filled spectacular kicks off with an impressive Gala dinner, which is certainly one not to miss.
For tickets, click here
Nov 15 to 19
Dubai Watch Week
It would be accurate to describe the Esquire team as ‘watch obsessed’, but we are not alone. In fact, far from it. This month the UAE’s leading timepiece fair is back with more classes and workshop than we can fit in our schedule.
Nov 17 to 20
DP World Tour Championship
McIlroy, Stenson, Garcia and the rest of the gang are back in Dubai as the best golfers on the European Tour swing by for the traditional season-ending event. Here are a couple of stats that you can use to impress your mates:
Nov 18 to 19
Street art, grime, footwear and basketball. If you like any of those, then keep reading. This year SoleDXB will be returning with purpose. The two-day event will push visitors to think differently and push their understanding of design and progressive fashion in the region. Oh yeah, there’s also a line-up of about 25 underground, funk, grime and hip-hop artists, including hot British talent, Skepta.
For more info visit soledxb.com
Nov 25 to 27
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
The awesome finale of this year’s Formula One title battle takes place on our doorstep, with the Mercedes duo of Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton going wheel-to-wheel on the Yas Marina track. Regardless of who wins the race and the championship, you win
If you're going to be over here in the Gulf, then the second most American day of the year (behind July 4th, natch) is best spent by rounding up anyone of your mates who even has the slightest affiliation with the USA, and joining them in eating large amounts of food.
Esquire Man at His Best Awards
The biggest party of the year returns where we celebrate the region’s great and good.
For an idea of what kind of party we like to throw click here.