7 Fun Things To See, Do, Buy And Listen To In The UAE This Fortnight
Shop till you drop
Ready to shop the night away at The Dubai Mall? Head over on the evening of 16 Jan to enjoy an array of retails and dining deals that forms part of the exciting Dubai Shopping Festival. From free goodie bags with your H&M purchases and 20 percent discount at MaxMara to free perfumes with purchases over Dhs500 at Nautica, there is a deal for just about everybody. Exactly what we need while our bank balances recover from the festive season.
INFO: 16 Jan, 6pm-midnight, The Dubai Mall
Party in JBR
Tribeca's deep house night, Deep Tribe, will be teleporting guests deep into the jungle this month. Artists Space K and Milko Moustache will be dishing out a combination of hypnotic desert beats and house vibes. Plus it’s happy hour until 8pm, so swing by early.
INFO: Free entry, 11 Jan, 11pm, Tribeca, JA Ocean View Hotel, JBR
Villamore, nestled in the Emerald Palace, The Palm, has quickly become the talk of the town thanks to its sensational views, alluring Mediterranean cuisine and a heady Mykonos party vibe. Now guests are invited to cast off the cares of the week each Friday and indulge in the new, elegantly chic beach-side Barefoot Lunch. It’s all about authentic Mediterranean meals and laidback Balearic island beats that are sure to have you dancing on the tables by dessert.
INFO: Dhs375 (soft beverages), Dhs475 (house beverages), Barefoot Lunch at Villamore, every Fri 1.30pm-4.30pm, 04 248 8890
Enjoy live music
Chicago- born and surroundedt by eight siblings, Davis Davis captured attention by belting out Motown classics, performing in school and always finding his way to a stage. Now he’s caught the attention of the legendary Quincy Jones, who’s appointed him as the new resident act at Q’s Bar. Prepare to be dazzled!
INFO: Q’s Bar, Tues-Sat 7pm-2am, Palazzo Versace Dubai
17-19 Jan, 24-26 Jan
In January 2019, #WOWJBR will host two weekends packed with sport events and activities. Join free fitness and yoga classes, and get into the mood with live acoustic performances. Once you’ve achieved your daily workout goals, catch the action as daring tightrope artists, electric capoeira dancers and LED jump rope performers steal the limelight.
INFO: Free, 17-19 January and 24-26 January, JBR
Start the year with some TLC
Are you in desperate need to recharge those batteries after the busy festive season? Well, head down to the beautiful The SPA at Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay for a little pick-me-up and start the new year the right way. For the rest of the month they’re offering great discounts on various treatments, including the Winter Glow treatment and Shine and Unwind treatment.
INFO: Until 31 Jan, The SPA at Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay, 04 369 0000, steigenberger.com
Groove on the Grass
This year, Groove brings us Underworld live in Dubai, complete with a full band. The iconic act will be bringing their world of electronic music to the UAE with a headlining performance on Friday, 8 February. Mark your calendars, this will be one not to miss!
INFO: Tickets from Dhs295, dubai.platinumlist.net