The BIG And BEAUTIFUL Weekend Round-Up You've Been Waiting For: Here Are 9 Cool Things To Do

Do the #KikiChallenge with the man who INVENTED it

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There are tonnes of epic things happening this weekend starting with the one...the only...The Lovin Dubai Cruise!

(Yup, you've heard all about it, and finally it's cool enough for us to set sail again, scroll for deets.)

Because as the weather cools, you have ZERO excuse to sit inside...

Here's what you need to know about the Lovin Dubai Cruise and everything else cool happening this weekend

1. The Lovin Dubai Cruise starts back this Saturday

Oh yaaaaas, it's back, it's ALL SEASON LONG and it's starting on Saturday.

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? Saturday, October 13

Tickets start from AED199

Click here for everything you need to know

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2. Say happy birthday to Pure Sky Lounge

The spot with some of JBR's best views is celebrating five years in the business with a big party this weekend. Make your way to the 35th floor of the Hilton Dubai The Walk for the big bash. No entry fee and DJs Bachir Salloum and DJ Rabih is on the decks all night long. WOOH!

When? Friday, October 12

3. Go Grecian at the Mighty Athens party at Nikki Beach

Every weekend is a party at Nikki Beach, but this weekend, they're ramping everything up a notch. Throwing it back to ancient Greece, expect Acropolis, Olympia and Sparta references. Get in the mood at this Greek themed par-tay and dress to impress in blue and white.

Call 00971 4376 6162 or email here to book

4. The launch of the Asado Polo Brunch

The glorious hotel and resort that is the Al Habtoor Polo Resort is launching its Friday brunch this week, and is going to be a CRACKER.

We've already told you just how fab it's going to be - thanks to a club polo match after brunch, as well as a kids area with pony rides, fresh Spanish-inspired food, Argentinian grills and flowing drinks.

Call 04 436 2222 to book.

5. The famous Oktoberfest shindig at Grand Hyatt kicks off TONIGHT

The Grand Hyatt erects a whopper tent every year and it might just be the best in town. In true Bavarian style, lots of get into true Bavarian costume, beer pong, a band is flown in from Bavaria each and every year and trust me, this goes OFF.

Oktoberfest is on at Grand Hyatt Dubai from October 10-27.

The tent will be open 7pm-1am Tue-Wed, 7pm-2am Thu-Fri, and 12.30-4pm Saturdays (closed Sunday/Monday).

The tent will be a la carte daily, with a buffet on Saturdays for AED249 with soft drinks or AED349 with house beverages.

On Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Emirates Platinum Card holders and Hoteliers (upon presenting hotel ID) can avail a 25% discount on the full bill.

Bookings recommended by emailing: or calling 04 317 2222.

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6. More Bavarian fun: Oktoberfest is going DOWN at Wavebreaker Grill this weekend

Dirndls and lederhosen at the ready for the big Oktoberfest celebrations kicking off with a traditional Bavarian band, traditional German munch, and of course, plenty of drinks!

*Added bonus for Germans, you can get 20% off your bill!

When? October 10 - 13

Where? Hilton Dubai Jumeirah


7. Base we see you: Shiggy is in town and he's showing you how the #KIKIchallenge is done

So we all know the Drake' tune 'In my Feelings'. It was the dance challenge of 2018 that refused to quit, but now the man who CAME UP WITH THE ROUTINE is Shiggy and he's coming to Base this weekend. Catch the comedian on stage to show you exactly how it's done.

When? Saturday, October 13

Where? Base, D3

8. One for next week: Sea-nema Nights at Azure Beach

(Snaps for the amazing name)

Say hello to dreamy nights watching movies by the beach because that's exactly what's happening at Azure Beach this October.

It's AED50 per guest. AED95 per guest with non-alcoholic soft-drink, hot-dog, loaded fries and popcorn or AED145 per guest with hot-dog, loaded fries and popcorn and two drinkies.

When? Wednesdays in October, arrive at 8.30pm, shows start from 9pm

9. Wystawa - A Whimsical Wonderland is coming to The Taj Dubai

Brace yourselves families, this is a fun-filled family day out your kids won't forgot for a LONG time!

This is like a big carnival, with live bands, photo booths, magic shows, dance and theatre shows with some key note speakers offering quick-fire rounds of five-minute inspirational talks that all ages will benefit from.

Think shopping, adventures, arts and crafts, activities that will make you think, fashion shows and even some educational shows that are so good the kids won't even know they're learning!

This is a one day only event so mark it down now.

When? Wystawa will be at the ballroom in The Taj Dubai on October 19 from 11am until 9pm

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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.