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Don't know what to do this weekend? We've got you covered!

Take advantage of the long weekend and do something different! Check out the 5 things to do this weekend! 

1: Laugh out loud! 

The UAE's first comedy festival is starting this weekend, and goes on throughout the week, so start your long weekend off with a LOL! 

On the 16th October Hannibal Buress & Jerrod Carmichael will be shown at the Meyana Theatre, Jumeirah Beach Hotel.  

Prepare yourself for the sharp wit of Hannibal Buress, who will hit the stage first. 

Followed by fresh voice in the digital age of comedy, Jerrod Carmichael.

Shows start at 8pm. Doors will open at 6pm. For tickets click here 

2: Build your own city! 

Adults and children all over the UAE are welcome to NYUAD Arts Centre at Saadiyat Island to build their very own city out of cardboard! 

The best bit, at the end you're allowed to run around and break them all down! Literally thousands and thousands of cardboard boxes have been collected for this event! It's definitely not worth missing out on! 

It's happening all weekend, but tickets are limited to 6 per order. For tickets, click here. 

3: Rock your heart out! 

Rocktoberfest at Dubai Autodrome is a one day event that will feature a car show, a tattoo competition and a rock concert!

The event is open to families so the kiddies can come along too! The event starts at 12pm on Friday 16th October, and the convert begins at 7pm until 12am. 

Tickets start from Dh150 get them here

4: Strut the catwalk! 

In Abu Dhabi, Yas Mall is hosting their first annual Fashion Week, open for trendsetters around the region. 

The event is free to attend and welcome to all the family, with fashion shows from the latest Autumn/Winter collections from Debenhams and much more! 

5: Spend the weekend gaming! 

This will be the first ever IGN convention in Abu Dhabi, and the guest list is star studded, including Game of Thrones star Joffrey Baratheon! 

The event will host gaming stations, exhibitions, meet and greets and a cosplay competition! 

Tickets start from Dh100 Get the here