10 things to do in Dubai at night
Dubai at night is kinda magical, it's usually clear skies, and buzzing with an electric atmosphere. There's also plenty to do in Dubai at night time. Here are some of our faves.
1. Suck down a double-thick shake and watch the incredible Dubai Fountains show
Head to Hurricane's Grill in The Dubai Mall, and get some of the best views of the Dubai Fountains. You can chill out on the spacious terrace and take in the Instagrammable views for dayssss.
While you're doing that, you can enjoy one of the incredible double-thick shakes, which are all ice cream, cream and deliciousness. There are loads of amazing flavours, peanut butter, banana as well as choc, strawberry and more!
2. Experience the magical atmosphere at Dubai Garden Glow
Experience 4 magical themes in one venue: Glow Park made of millions of energy saving bulbs and yards of recycled luminous fabric, Dinosaur Park that displays more than 120 animatronic dinosaurs, and Ice Park, which brings the polar climate to Dubai with new marvelous ice sculptures.
INFO: Opening hours : Sat to Thu 4 pm to 11 pm, Fri 4 pm to 12 am, entry Dhs 65, for more info 0559188126
3. Enjoy performing arts at Dubai Opera
The definitive destination for arts and music brought to life like never before. Located in Downtown Dubai, Dubai Opera is the radiant centre of culture and the shining pearl of The Opera District, producing and hosting the finest, most authentic, and engaging performances from Dubai and around the world. Check out the shows in December, from Jingle Bell Favourites to classical and jazz.
INFO: For show timings visit www.dubaiopera.com or call 044408888
4. Watch movies under the stars at Outdoor Cinena by Vox
Watch the latest blockbusters under a canopy of glittering stars. The cinema is equipped with the best visual technology and surround sound. It is the ideal place to kick back and relax in a lounge-style setting with comfy couches, bean bags and single seats.
INFO: Aloft, City Centre Deira and Galleria Mall, for booking check https://uae.voxcinemas.com/
5. Find your inner peace at Full Moon Yoga by Talise Spa
Experience peace on a full moon night. Unite your body, mind and spirit with a refreshing session of yoga by the beach. The sound of gentle waves complemented by soothing classical music will enhance the experience while our in-house yoga guru takes you on a journey of self-discovery.
INFO: Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah Resort, Dhs 95 per person, for bookings 04 3666818
6. Sing along to your favourite songs at K Lounge Karaoke & Terrace
Located in the heart of Souk Madinat Jumeirah, K Lounge Karaoke & Terrace has both a cozy boutique karaoke lounge and a terrace with stunning views of the iconic Burj Al Arab hotel, making it a must-visit in Dubai.
Friendly ambience and a unique concept creates the perfect conditions for everyone to unleash the singing talent. With more than 50,000 songs in English, Arabic, Russian, Spanish & more languages, you will feel at ease singing your favourite songs or even practicing new ones!
INFO: K Lounge, Souk Madina Jumeirah, daily 7 pm till 3 am, for booking 04 4585858
7. Take a selfie at The Dubai Frame
Dubai Frame is fast becoming one of the city’s most famous attractions for visitors and residents alike. Much like the Burj Khalifa and Burj Al Arab's iconic structures, Dubai Frame provides sweeping panoramic views of the city. At 150m tall and 93m wide with a bridge connecting the two towers, it's structure resembles a picture frame. Dubai's historic district can be seen to the north while the south provides breathtaking vistas of the city's modern skyline.
INFO: Tickets at Dhs 50 for adults and Dhs 20 for children; those under three go free, Zabeel Park gate 4, From 9 am till 9 pm, for info call 800900
8. Swing after dark at Emirates Golf Club
This is a true gift for any golf player! Open until midnight every night, there’s no such thing as an unusual time to be on the golf course.
Redesigned in 2005 by golf legend and six-time major winner Nick Faldo, the course now combines a stunning visual design with the nuances and challenges of any championship course in just the right measure, providing visitors an exceptionally enjoyable golfing experience.
INFO: visit www.dubaigolf.com for prices and booking
9. Laugh your head off at The Laughter Factory
The Laughter Factory is the Middle East's longest-running comedy night, proudly making Dubai laugh since 1997. Every month The Laughter Factory hosts a fresh bill of three different professional comedians, many already familiar stars of the screen on hit UK TV shows. The Laughter Factory promises the last time you had this much fun, you believed in Santa!
INFO: JBR Walk, Moevenpick Hotel, for booking 0508786728, thelaughterfactory.com
10. Take a Lake Ride during the Dubai Fountain Show
Sights, sound, sail! Set sail on a traditional Abra for an ultimate ride on the Burj Lake, home to the world’s largest performing fountain. The Dubai Fountain Lake Ride gives you front row seats to the best show in town.
INFO: Daily 5.45 pm till 23.30 pm, Last boat departs 30 minutes prior to closing, Ticket Price Dhs 65 per person