A Roundup of Events in Karachi for March 2023

  • Comedy Open Mic
  • Sham-e-Suroor
  • Popzilla 3.0
  • Eat-Street Fest
  • HUCon 4Ever
  • ACF Picnic

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.


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


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 


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


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 


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 


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


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 

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