Dubai, it’s here!
The (extremely) long weekend you’ve been waiting for…
Where a full week of free time stretches before you and in true Dubai style there are a million great things to look forward to,
Here it is guys and gals: Ten activities and events very worthy of your time this Eid
10. These top-class staycations are brilliant value
Need a night of r&r in a top hotel? Enjoy the top facilities of Roda Al Murooj PLUS get a brunch for two people included in the AED520 price tag. How good is that?!
Alternatively check out Roda Al Bustan in Garhoud where the AED600 includes brunch for two at the family favourite Makan. Deal!
9. Yas Mall is hosting a 24-hour sale with 90% discounts
This news budget-savvy shoppers have been waiting for..
A 24-hour mega sale is coming to the capital spread across Yas Mall, The Mall at WTC and Al Jimi Mall, Al Ain and it’s all kicking off at 10am on June 5.
Sleep is for the weak and if discounts are your thangggg you can nab 90% deals across the three malls. RUN!
When? June 5 from 10am until 10am on June 6
8. Rose all day at Villamore with your bestie this week
ALERT for Rose lovers: There’s a national Rose day and you can celebrate at a beachside resto that’s simple made to enjoy a beautiful glass of the stuff. This deal is valid from today until Thursday, and if a pool day with unlimited wine and antipasti sounds like your jam, this is the dream deal.
When? Sunday June 2 to Thursday, Thursday, June 6 from 12pm to 4pm
Where? Villamore, Emerald Palace Kempinski
How much? AED195 for unlimited antipasti and rose wine and beach and pool access
7. Barasti is gearing up for live music this summmaaaaaaaa
Ladies and gents, Barasti is waiting to get the party started this summer.
Kicking off on June 7, Barasti’s ‘House of Whatever’ will fling opens its doors and summer madness will begin. This is an opportunity for musicians in Dubai to take part in a live music comp, where the winner will receive a residency on the Barasti stage and an AED1000 tab to spend at Barasti this summer.
Free entry as usual, all you need to bring is your fine self.
When? Friday, June 7
6. Taste is back at Drai’s from Tuesday
Yassss! Heels are ready to smash Dubai as the big ladies nights are back.
Taste is an unreal night at Drai’s that promises free entry and unlimited drinks all night for ladies. Does it get any better than than?
It’s an outdoor venue but they’ve got AC units and cooling equipment, so rest assured your make up will remain on point.
Where? Drai’s Dubai, Meydan Racecourse, Grand Stand, Gate B, Dubai
When? Tuesday, doors open 10pm till late.
5. Hit 40six for alternative club tunes
The summer party scene is making tracks and one that’s unmissable is a party happening this Thursday at 40six. Lovers of Afrobeats, Funk, Hip Hop and Old School… mark this down.
When? Thursday, June 6. 9pm till late
Where? Carlton Downtown Hotel, Dubai
4. Join the BBQ and jam at Key West
Nothing beats the smell of a good BBQ and this beach side BBQ complete with live music sounds like the perfect summer shindig. Think live cooking stations, music, Caribbean BBQ and Caribbean inspired drinks. Leave your shoes at the door and prepare to spend an evening dancing in the sand.
When? Thursday, June 6 from 7pm to 11pm
Where? Nikki Beach, Key West
3. Fireworks galore!
It’s nearly Eid which means celebrations and fireworks for free all over town.
2. Russell Peters is coming to town
Dubai’s Coca-Cola Arena is opening this Thursday and they’re going big with the first act. Russell Peters is the award-winning Canadian comedian and no doubt he’s got a show lined up for Dubai that’s bound to have the lucky lot who’ve got tickets in stitches.
1. Get your tickets now an award-winning play in Al Quoz
This is not for another few weeks, but tickets sell fast so this information needs to be shared now.
‘This Is My Friend Mr Laurel’ is an award-winning play and it’s coming to Warehouse Four in Al Quoz for one night only. A one-man-show this funny and intriguing drama is told in the bedroom of Oliver Hardy, a tale of love and friendship it pays tribute to Hardy’s hero Stan Laurel.
When? Tuesday, June 18 from 8pm
Tickets from AED120. Get’ em here