A Roundup of Events in Karachi for March 2023

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Make your weekends more interesting by participating in exciting social activities and meeting new people at upcoming events in Karachi.

The sprawling oceanfront city promises a fast-paced and dynamic lifestyle to people of all age groups. Whether you are an aspiring musician hoping to showcase your talent to a crowd of revellers or want to spend your day off work at a book reading hosted by a well-known author, there is a good chance you will find something to your liking happening near you on any given weekend.

If you don’t have anything engaging planned for this month, here is a roundup of upcoming events in Karachi for March 2023 that would make a perfect addition to your social calendar.

UPCOMING EVENTS IN KARACHI – MARCH 2023

Here are some of the most noteworthy events and festivals in Karachi that you should know about:

COMEDY OPEN MIC

Upcoming events in Karachi
The Comedy Open Mic allows new and seasoned comedians to further hone their skills

Do you enjoy stand-up comedy? If yes, you should consider checking out the Comedy Open Mic hosted by The Jungle PK every Friday night at JOYCO. It is an excellent activity for those looking to relax and rejuvenate after a hectic week, because what could be more comforting than laughing your heart out while surrounded by like-minded people?

Moreover, the event features seasoned and novice comedians trying out their material in front of a live and supportive audience. It is also a great place for aspiring comics to meet industry professionals and interact with the audience to get some feedback on their performance.

Please note that tickets are reasonably priced and available at the gate of the venue, which opens at 8:00 PM, half an hour before the start of the show.

Event Organiser: The Jungle PK

Event Schedule: Every Friday | 8:30 PM

Contact number: 0335-8645333

Venue: F-38, 26th Street, near Abdullah Shah Ghazi Mazar, Block 4, Clifton, Karachi.

Ticket: PKR 300

SHAM-E-SUROOR

If you are on the lookout for musical events in Karachi, you should check out Sham-e-Suroor – a vibrant evening that aspires to find the perfect balance between rock music and traditional qawwali. It is being held as a charity event for Dar-ul-Sukun, a non-profit organisation that provides care, rehabilitation and protection to differently-abled children and adults.

Sham-e-Suroor will feature Kainaat – The Sufi Rock Band and Shumail Maqbool Sabri of the renowned Sabri Qawwal Group. It will take place on March 5, 2023. So, if you want to make your Sunday even more magical, make sure to book your tickets and spend an evening enjoying great performances by the top artists in the field.

Event Organiser: Alpha Dot

Event Schedule: March 5 | 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Contact number: 0333-1113123

Venue: Pakistan American Cultural Centre (PACC), Fatima Jinnah Road, Civil Lines, Karachi.

Ticket: PKR 1000

POPZILLA 3.0

Head to Port Grand, Karachi, for a family outing
Port Grand is one of the top recreational spots in Karachi [Credits: Facebook/Port Grand Pakistan]

Those looking to attend concerts in Karachi can spend an evening enjoying live performances by their favourite artists at Popzilla 3.0. It will feature the popular hip-hop duo, Young Stunners, at Port Grand on March 5. The duo consists of rappers Talha Anjum and Talhah Yunus, who rose to fame with their song “Burger-e-Karachi” and have since become prominent names in the Pakistani music industry.

Moreover, Young Stunners will be joined by singers Abdul Hannan and Danish Roomi, for an evening of music and singing. Hosted by Mathira, it is one of the most anticipated musical events in Karachi this month, so make sure to not miss out on this opportunity to relax and unwind while enjoying the fresh ocean breeze and listening to your favourite songs live.

Event Organiser: Port Grand Pakistan

Event Schedule: March 5 | 07:00 PM to 11:59 PM

Contact number: 0348-8311111

Venue: Port Grand, opposite PNSC Building, West Wharf, Karachi.

Ticket: PKR 2000 – 4000

EAT STREET FEST

food festivals in Karachi
This festival is a dream come true for food-lovers in Karachi [Credits: Facebook/Eat Street Fest DHA]

Try mouth-watering delicacies while enjoying live music at the 16th edition of Eat Street Fest – one of the most iconic food festivals in Karachi. The three-day event will feature stalls of some of the top eateries in the city, which means you can indulge in a variety of cuisines for reasonable prices all in one place.

Eat Street Fest also has an incredible line-up of musicians and artists to make the event even more impressive. Visitors will be able to watch live performances by Kashmir the Band, Ali Tariq, DJ Hashtags, Rafay Israr, and Asim Azhar, among others.

So, what are you waiting for? Grab your passes and get ready to experience one of the best culinary and musical experiences the city has to offer this month.

Event Organiser: Eat Street Fest

Event Schedule: March 10 – 12 | 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Contact number: 0321-2120777

Venue: 16th Street, Phase 8, DHA, Karachi

Ticket: PKR 700

PROPERTY SALES EVENT KARACHI

Property Sales Event Karachi
Explore the top investment opportunities at PSE Karachi

Zameen.com – the leading real estate enterprise in Pakistan – is hosting its flagship Property Sales Event in Karachi this month. Showcasing an exclusive selection of residential, commercial, and mixed-use projects, this highly anticipated event will provide prospective homebuyers and investors with an opportunity to gain a deeper insight into the real estate market of the bustling metropolis.

Those attending the property gala will also get an opportunity to engage in one-on-one conversations with top developers, seasoned investors, and other industry experts. Moreover, the representatives from Zameen.com will be present at the venue to guide you about the inventory, features, booking process, and investment prospects of top-performing developments in Karachi.

Also, did we mention that PSE Karachi offers event-exclusive discounts and an amazing hi-tea to its guests?

Event Organiser: Zameen.com

Event Schedule: March 12 | 10:00 AM to 09:00 PM

Contact number: 0800-92633

Venue: Ramada Plaza Airport, Karachi

Ticket: No entry fee

HUCON 4EVER – ART, COMIC AND ANIME CONVENTION

comic convention in Karachi
Dress up as your favorite character or personality for a chance to win an amazing prize [Credits: Facebook/HUCon]

HUCon 4 Ever is yet another worthy addition to our list of top events in Karachi for March 2023.

Hosted by Habib University, HUCon 4Ever is a one-of-a-kind art, comic and anime convention in the metropolis. It will allow fans to celebrate their love for comic books, anime, science fiction, fantasy and other genres by dressing up as their favourite characters and meeting like-minded individuals.

If you have an interest in cosplaying or finally want to give it a chance, this event could be a perfect addition to your social calendar. Moreover, the best cosplays will also win a prize from a total pool of PKR 100,000, which makes it even more exciting. There will also be quite a few shopping opportunities at the convention, so if you want to buy art supplies or get the merch for your favourite show, you cannot miss out on this opportunity.

Note: Tickets will not be available on spot. You’ll have to pre-book them.

Event Organiser: Habib University

Event Schedule: March 12 | 12:00 PM to 09:00 PM

Contact number: 0348-2777095, 0305-2505689

Venue: Habib University, Shahrah-e-Faisal Road, Faisal Cantonment, Karachi

Ticket: PKR 1,000

SPRING FEST 2023

Get ready for two consecutive days of food, shopping, and entertainment as The Locate is treating the residents of the city with an exciting Spring Fest 2023. The exciting festival in Karachi will be held on March 18 and 19 at the immaculately planned DHA Gold Club in the posh community of DHA.

The much-anticipated event will provide the visitors with an opportunity to spend a memorable weekend with their friends and family as they enjoy delicious food, good music, and picturesque views of the ocean. To further facilitate the visitors, Spring Fest 2023 will also feature a vast play area for children, thus allowing your little ones to explore a range of fun activities in a secure environment.

Event Organiser: The Locate

Event Schedule: March 18 and 19 | 4:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Contact: thelocatekhi@gmail.com

Venue: Defence Authority Country & Golf Club, Phase 8, DHA, Karachi

Ticket: PKR 750

ACF PICNIC

ACF Animal Rescue – the first and largest rescue service and sanctuary of its kind for injured and abused animals in Pakistan – is hosting a sunset picnic on March 19, 2023. So, if you want to spend your Sunday sitting on chequered blankets with your loved ones while eating delicious food and petting cute animals, you should definitely add this upcoming event in Karachi to your social calendar.

The ACF Picnic will feature a fantastic farmer’s market, exclusive food vendors, a one-of-its-kind pet café, a petting zoo, homeware and lifestyle artisans, and much more. It is the perfect opportunity for animal lovers to destress and spend time with adorable animals in a fun and healthy environment. The event is also pet-friendly, so feel free to bring your vaccinated pet dogs along.

Event Organiser: ACF Animal Rescue

Event Schedule: March 19 | 4:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Contact number: 0334-5665000

Venue: Karachi Parsi Institute, Mubarak Shaheed Road, Central Jacob Lines, Karachi.

Ticket: PKR 600 for adults | Children under 5 are free