YALLA Weekend! 9 Amazing Things Happening In Dubai Starting RIGHT NOW

9 amazing events, plus LOADS of Valentine's options

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You're spoiled for choice when it comes to what to do this weekend in Dubai.

Party at RedfestDXB, visit a retreat, eat amazing food, catch a tribute to an iconic French performer, avoid Valentine's Day or order a human-sized box to get yourself delivered in...

The choice is yours: here are nine brilliant things worth checking out this weekend

9. The Lovin Dubai Cruise sets sail EVERY Saturday

How good does a Saturday cruise on a mega yacht sound with all your food and drinks sorted?

Enjoy four hours aboard the Lotus Mega Yacht, complete with drinks, food, music, swimming, dancing AND a cinema room. Every Saturday, from 1pm to 5pm, depart the Dubai Marina's Pier 7 and dance the afternoon away in style on board the world's largest commercial yacht.

When? Every Saturday

Tickets start from AED199

Click here for everything you need to know

8. RedfestDXB is finally hhhheeeerrrreeee

And this year, the line-up is HUGE!

Kicking off on Thursday with Jess Glynne, G-Eazy and DJ Snake, and Friday will go OFF with Macklemore, Camila Cabello, Jax Jones, Lea Makhoul and Dany Neville.

It's all going down at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, this is the region's BIGGEST music festival - DO NOT MISS THIS.

7. Cheer on the first ever Dubai Canal Run

The RaceME with OIC- Bupa Global Run is happening on Friday, February 15. The event is open to all ages, whether you want to walk it, complete 5km or challenge yourself to 10km, registration has closed but you're still welcome to cheer on the runners!

The event kicks off at 7am on Friday (arrivals from 6am) *Parking not available - public transport or taxis recommended!

More info at RaceMe

6. Edith Piaf at Dubai Opera

A tribute to the legendary French performer is coming to Dubai Opera for two nights only, February 14 and February 15.

The show celebrating her award-winning music career, and features her most cherished music including La Vie En Rose, Non je ne regrette rien, Milord and La Foule.

Book your tickets now

5. Thursday is Valentine's Day and here are LOADS of amazing options: take your pick

10 Valentine's Day Offers Happening In Dubai That You And Bae Will LOVE

4. Jaden Smith is performing at Billionaire Mansion

Happening this coming Sunday, the rapper and son of Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith is hitting the Business Bay club to perform... Will Smith is here so often, you could nearly call Dubai his second home, so fingers crossed he joins too.

Plus, it's drinks on the house for ladies all night - BOOM!

Call +971 4 510 3100 or email reservations@billionairemansiondubai.com

When? Sunday, February 17

3. Afrojack is coming to BASE this Saturday

Crazy Land took over BASE on Saturdays and the night powered by global party throwers Candy Pants has been killing it since. And we reckon Afrojack is the ultimate DJ for this jungle/underwater themed night. Remember, drinks are free for ladies and come dressed up and get a free bevvie.

When? Saturday, February 16

2. Foodies head to Akiba Dori for this epic pop-up

Chef Reif Othman is creating a seven course menu at this funky D3 resto, for one night only, and if you're free tonight, it's worth trying to get a table. The chef, famed for his Executive Chef role at Zuma, does these special pop-ups every now and then throughout the city, and at just AED299 for a verified culinary adventure, this is a steal.

When? Wednesday, February 13

How much? AED299

Starts 7.30pm

1. Treat yourself to some R&R with a retreat at The H Retreat

If a “Wellness Saturday", where you can simply do you sounds good, read on. H The Retreat at the Palm Dubai MGallery By Sofitel has a day designed to 'Reflect, Realign and Redesign', giving guests the chance to reflect, realign and process.

The day includes self-love, yoga, meditation, sound healing, therapy workshops, nutritious healthy food, and spa pampering. If you need a break right now, and a holiday isn't an options, this sounds like the DREAMMMMM.

When? Saturday, February 16, 9.15am - 5pm

How much? AED860

Book at www.hretreats.com or namaste@hretreats.com or call +971 58 561 0108

Written By

Casey Fitzgerald

Outside of writing for Lovin Dubai, you'll find Casey inhaling hummus, making a constant stream of terrible puns and running around in circles.

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