Top 11 things to do in UAE this weekend
Dubai - How to make the most of your Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
By Staff Report
Published: Fri 26 Jan 2018, 12:51 PM
Last updated: Sat 27 Jan 2018, 8:09 AM
Light up DSF finale
If you're a firework fiend, you're not going to want to miss this. Al Seef, La Mer and The Beach will simultaneously mark the end of the 23rd edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) with a spectacular firework show on Saturday. On the culminating day of DSF, the three destinations will give a fitting farewell with their biggest fireworks display of the Festival at 9pm.
DJ wonderland at La Cala, ghantoot
La Cala Boutique Beach Bar has launched their The Love That House Built brunch every Friday from 12pm, bringing the best international DJs from the world's most renowned party destinations. First up this Friday from 3.30pm - 6.30pm, will be Kevin Sanderson and on February 2, DJ Crazy P.
Escape the vault and win in Dubai
City Centre Me'aisem, City Centre Al Shindagha and My City Centre Al Barsha are giving away cash prizes and gifts worth a total of Dhs1million until Saturday. Spend Dhs200 and you could walk away with something. City Centre Me'aisem also has prizes for the virtual reality 'Escape the Vault' game.
Niall's here, go see him play golf
1D fans hold to to your hats and grab your golf clubs because Irish crooner Niall Horan is here and you can see him. The global superstar is in Dubai for the Omega Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament, taking part in the Omega Constellation Clinic on Friday at 5.30pm with McIlroy and Spiranac.
Sundowners at Zero Gravity
The new Friday bubbly brunch at Zero Gravity has quickly proven a popular Friday event where you can spend the whole day by the beach and pool before grooving in the evening. Celebrate Australia Day this week as duo Leftwing & Kody, one of the UK's finest exports, headline the Ritual Pool and Beach Brunch bringing their award-winning mixes so the party lasts all night.
In the mood for a record cuppa?
Head to Global Village later today to witness an attempt to break a Guinness World Records title for the largest cup of hot tea in the world! While you're there, why not try some of the venue's tea experiences for yourself? Before you enter the park, Karak Tea stalls welcome you. In the Turkey pavilion you will find fresh black tea and find lighter teas in the Morocco pavilion too.
It's Burns Night Xtonight. eat pie
It's probably the most famous Scottish celebration and Bread Street Kitchen at Atlantis is raising a glass in celebration of Robert Burns and cooking up some pies from the Old Country 6pm till 10.30pm. For Dhs130 each you could try the venison and girolle pie served with neeps and tatties and shepherd's pie with braised lamb and mash.
Cancel all your clubbing plans, we've got you covered
In the '80s...
Sho Cho is your place to go for everything 1980s tonight. Relive the glory days when dressing up as a highwayman and depleting the world's Ozone layer with copious amounts of hairspray was the norm with your favourite tunes from the era at this beach club.
Where: Dubai Marine
Mad for Ja Rule
The American rapper Ja Rule is in Abu Dhabi tonight for Mad On Yas Island's URBN Special Edition night. You know his tunes and you know you'll have a good time with all the hip hop, complemented by that deep voice of the man himself.
Where: Yas Island
In the swing
There's a bit more of a classic vibe going on at Jean-Georges Dubai. Dress up or don't, but you have to get involved with the night of swing they have planned from 8pm on Friday. It's Dhs250 per person from 8pm till midnight including unlimited bevs.
Where: Four Seasons
Vii always delivers and their Risque Fridays are the best nights to head down. RnB hits brought to you by DJ Brooklyn, a large dance floor, outdoor space for some down time with your friends and who knows who you might meet?
Where: The Conrad