It's the weekend, and we're here to save you from the clutches of indecision by giving you all the best events happening around the city. You're welcome.
The Broadway Debut
The wait is finally over as Hamilton makes its Middle East debut at Abu Dhabi's Etihad Arena from January 17 to February 11, 2024. This award-winning production needs no introduction, but for those who are new to the Broadway scene, it's a genre-blending score incorporating hip-hop, jazz, R&B, and Broadway, bringing to life the story of American Founding Father, Alexander Hamilton. Created by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the musical has left an indelible mark on culture, politics, and education, offering a revolutionary moment in theatre.
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The Grand Picnic
The revival of The Grand Picnic, presented by Dubai-based cafe Flat12, is returning triumphantly on Sunday, January 21st, at Safa Park. Building on the massive success of the previous year, where over 12,000 vintage vehicle enthusiasts embraced the dress code and explored 1,500 classic sports cars, trucks, and motorcycles, this family-friendly event promises a day filled with extraordinary automotive wonders and genuine community spirit. Iconic brands like Ferrari and Lamborghini are set to activate, complemented by a live band, renowned food vendors, and the vibrant Flat12 Cafe.
The Egg-citing Pop-Up
Embark on a gastronomic journey with eggs as the star at the pop-up Eggbreak, now open in Nomad Courtyard from January 12th to January 27th. Originating from the trendy neighborhood of Notting Hill, London, this pop-up concept brings diverse and innovative ways to savor the versatile egg. Join the culinary adventure at 25hours Hotel, Dubai – it's eggs-actly what your taste buds have been waiting for!
The Farmer's Market
There's a new farmer's market in town! What could be better than fresh, locally sourced produce harvested just hours before? Located in Alserkal Avenue, from 8am to 1pm every Saturday, you'll find a delightful array of in-season vegetables, fresh fruits, artisanal baked goods, live-cooked snacks, raw honey, and a variety of plant-based and diet-conscious options from more than 18 farmers and vendors.
The Ultimate R&R
If you're looking for some well-needed R&R this weekend, you're in luck, as the InterContinental Ras Al Khaimah Mina Al Arab Resort & Spa has just introduced the Sunset Downer Cruise. An exclusive adult-only experience, this luxurious Dhow boat journey every Sunday invites you on a sensory feast in the Arabian Gulf. Indulge in unlimited beverages, breathtaking sunsets, and the unparalleled beauty of Ras Al Khaimah's mountains, desert, and sea, creating lasting memories against the backdrop of chill lounge music.
The Night to Remember
This Friday, January 19th, internationally acclaimed artist Seth Troxler is headlining the Amare Stage at Terra Solis by Tomorrowland. This desert oasis promises a night under the stars, intertwining music, culture, and art for an unforgettable experience. Offering a complete dusk-to-dawn glamping festival, Terra Solis invites electronic enthusiasts to groove amidst the dunes, with complimentary access for guests with same-day reservations at Mesa Terrace, lodges, or the pool. Don't miss this musical odyssey. Doors open at 8pm.
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