The UAE to-do list

Your downtime itinerary for the next seven days starts here...
ByNatasha Nataraj
,Andre Neveling
Thursday , 11 January 2018
The UAE to-do list
Market on the Beach is a must-see!

HAVE A LOL AT MCGETTIGAN’S
11&12 JAN
McGettigan’s JLT is already one of our fave hangout spots. Now, what if we told you that for just Dhs50, you get to chill at McGettigan’s, laughing the night away while enjoying a barbecue burger or a drink? Sounds good, right? On 11 and 12 Jan you can do exactly that when McGettigan’s hosts its two-day Comedyfest with comedians Barry Murphy, Fred Cooke, Eric Lalor and Karl Spain. Be prepared to LOL. INFO: McGettigan’s, Cluster P, JLT, 8pm, Dhs50, 04 378 0800 

WATCH GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN
FROM 11 JAN
Winnie the Pooh fans, this one’s for you. Margot Robbie stars in this touching drama that allows us a glimpse of the relationship between author A.A. Milne and his son, Christopher, for whom he wrote Winnie- the-Pooh. Aw! INFO: Currently screening in all major cinemas 

SHOPPING WITH A VIEW
THU 11-SAT 20
The fifth edition of Market Outside The Box is here, with designers showcasing and selling their work during the Dubai Shopping Festival. This edition of the festival will be held at Burj Park with stunning views of the magnificent Burj Khalifa. Whatever the setup, you don’t have to ask us twice to go on a shopping spree. INFO: Thu 11 Jan-Sat 20 Jan, Burj Park, Downtown Dubai, Sun-Thu 4pm-10pm, Fri & Sat 10am-10pm, dsfmarketotb.ae 

WOW JBR
Indie and jazz music, food stalls, games and entertainment – no matter what age group you belong to, there’s something for everyone at the WOW JBR event this month. Set to be Dubai’s first ever shopping concept by the beach, this is defo a must-visit experience. INFO: Until 31 Jan, from noon, Rimal Sector JBR 

THROWBACK TUESDAYS AT THE BACKYARD
TUESDAYS
Crunchy popcorn, a refreshing breeze and timeless movies – sounds like the perfect combo, right? Then head out to The Backyard in Steigenberger Hotel, which turns into an outdoor cinema for the month of January, with comedy, action and chick-flicks such as The Hangover, Pretty Woman, Top Gun and loads more classics lined up every Tuesday. INFO: Dhs75, 16, 23 & 30 Jan, 7:30pm-11pm, The Backyard, Steigenberger Hotel, 04 369 000 

THE WORLD’S FIRST-EVER INDOOR URBAN MAZE
DAILY
For those of us who love going all-out-adventurous during the weekend, here’s something to set your pulse racing. The world’s first ever indoor urban maze, Jumble, has finally opened in Dubai, and it’s oodles of fun. It has all sorts of twists and turns and mind- bending elements spread across two floors. Solving these exciting challenges requires teams of three to six people aged eight and above. So gather your strongest and most intelligent besties for this one. INFO: Jumble, Al Barsha 1, Sheikh Zayed Road, Sun- Wed, 2pm-10pm, Thu-Sat, 2pm-midnight, Dhs155 per person for a two-hour pass, Dhs199 per person for four hours, jumble.ae 

COMING SOON
REDFESTDXB IS BACK
The annual RedFestDXB festival brings some of the hottest names in music to the UAE, and this year is no di erent. Catch the likes of The Chainsmokers, Kesha, Craig David and Bebe Rexha on stage over two days. How cool? We’ll be front row for Kesha, so don’t even try steal our spot! INFO: Dhs695-Dhs1195, 8 & 9 Feb, Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, redfestdxb.com 

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