Yalla Weekend! Here Are 11 Extremely Cool Events Happening In Dubai Over The Next Four Days
Dubai does not not take a breather.
Seriously, there is SO much happening this weekend, the list is endless. But rather than listing e-ve-rythingggg, instead we've rounded up the top TEN things for you, your mates and your family to do.
Whether you want to party, feast, check out a seriously cool art installation or simply do ZERO, the choice is yours...
1. Check out this fab new beach hangout at La Mer
Introducing Porsche La Mer.
Porsche has teamed up with Smoky Beach at La Mer to bring this ultimate cool beach hang out.
Chill on bean bags, sip on delish smoothies by the beach, treat yourself to something from the menu (go for the sushi and follow it up with LOTUS cheese cake) and yup, there's a slick Porsche on site for you to check out. Seriously, you can get up close and personal with a Porsche and try shisha from a Porsche shisha pipe...dreamy!
3. Hit the pavement for the Dubai Festival City Half Marathon
The DFC RunFest has distances from 1km to 21km which means all running abilities can take part. Kids can take part in the 1km race for AED42, while runners can choose between 5km, 10km and the full 21km.
The full distance will take you from Dubai Creek to Dubai Festival City and the entry fee includes a goody bag, a medal, exact timings an live results.
When? Friday, November 9
4. Feast Week is coming to Fairmont The Palm
Foodies take note, an epic week of feasting is upon us.
Feast Week means you can dine out at Fairmont The Palm's incredible dining destinations at a set price of AED185, (and score a complimentary stay if you complete the 'Let’s Do It Again' challenge - learn more here.)
From the 'gram favourite Little Miss India, trendy Ba Restaurant and Lounge to Med vibes Seagrill Bistro, a burger, fries and shake combo at chilled Blowfish, a Brazilian churrascaria experience at Frevo, an epic buffet at Flow Kitchen or a fancy afternoon tea for two at Mashrabiya Lounge - the choice is yours.
When? From November 9 until November 15
For reservations and bookings call +971 4 457 3457 or email email@example.com
5. Join the Color Run and take part in the 'happiest 5km on the planet'
It's THIS Saturday!
The Color Run presented by Daman is a 5k fun-run but it's like a SUPER-FUN run and you don't have to run - you can walk, skip, glide, roll - whatever you like!
Dotted throughout the 5km fun, there are stations - and at each station is COLOR.
So there's clouds of color being doused on Color Runners and music playing, a foam station, capes for anyone who wants to dress as a superhero, and basically a huge party happening.
Tickets are available at thecolorrun.ae or Stadium Stores in Dubai Mall, City Centre Deira, BurJuman or Yas Mall.
And there’s a whopper 20% discount available right now: Simply use the code LOVINDUBAI
When? Saturday, November 10 at the Dubai Autodrome.
6. Catch Hollaphonic at Siddharta Lounge
Good tunes and stunning venue, this Thursday night bash sounds like a blast!
Dubai's fave local band Hollaphonic is playing Siddharta Lounge by Buddha-Bar this Thursday. There's also going to be an oyster pop-up bar, in partnership with the UAE’s first shellfish farm, Dibba Bay. How extra is that?!
When? Thursday, November 8
7. Caribou is playing in the UAE for the first time
This will be a biggie.
EDM fans get yourself to The Irish Village this Thursday for Canadian electronic band Caribou's first ever UAE performance. Fans of this grammy-winning four-piece are buzzing for Caribou who'll by joined by Canadian group Rhye on the night.
Book it in now!
When? Thursday, November 8
How much? Tickets AED249 (early bird) AED349 (general admission) AED449 (VIP balcony access)
8. The beaut Traiteur brunch is back every Friday
This is no average buffet, expect a serious quality spread including premium gourmet cheeses, charcuterie, terrines, Caviar, pan-seared foie gras, scallops and freshly shucked Fine de Claire oysters...this list goes on.
This is your go-to ritzy outdoor brunch, located at Dubai Creek the views of Dubai skyline are like no other.
When? Every Friday, 1pm - 4.30pm
How much? Packages start from AED495 -kids from AED247.5
9. Head to a ladies only football festival
This is a football festival for women keen to get involved in the sport. The day includes talks from motivational speakers, chats with industry experts and an informal breakfast with other women interested in getting involved in the sport and visitors get a take home goodie bag.
When? November 10, 10.30am - 1pm
UAE FA Headquarters, Dubai
10. Stay tuned on Lovin for the latest Gatorade Fuel Lab news
If you've ever been interested in how drinks can positively fuel your body - this very cool fuel lab is here to educate us. It's the Gatorade Fuel Lab, where guests will learn how Gatorade can fuel your performance at the Gatorade Sports Science Institute’s interactive workshop.
There's a workshop on the day hosted by senior scientist Rebecca Randell along with well known figures who'll be sharing tips on the day.
It's invite only but Lovin will be there on the day snapping live coverage... so stay tuned!
11. The Lovin Dubai Cruise sets sail EVERY Saturday
Oh yaaaaas, it's back and it's ALL SEASON LONG.
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