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.
A (Late) Night Out With The Girls
This weekend, don your favorite stilettos for a Girl's Night Out that will leave the boys envious. Perched high above Atlantis The Royal's Skypool with stunning views of Dubai and the Arabian Gulf, Ling Ling Ultra Lounge offers the ultimate girls' night out and is guaranteed to be the place to be this weekend. From 11PM to 3AM, you can revel in the vibrant aesthetic, dazzling lights, and energetic beats, making it the perfect spot for post-dinner revelry. With renowned DJs like James Zabiela and resident DJs playing various electronic music genres, Ling Ling Ultra Lounge promises an unforgettable night out in an electric atmosphere.
A Festival For The Creatives
If you fancy yourself the artistic type, then you absolutely cannot miss the second annual Festival X this weekend. Featuring Ameen Dawai, the co-founder of the event, alongside a lineup of talented and innovative media artists, it's all happening at Concrete in Alserkal Avenue. See 12 remarkable works from leading media artists representing 12 different countries, exploring themes like nature, robotics, and artificial intelligence, offering a fascinating glimpse into the complexities of our modern world.
A Party for the Artsy People
Honeycomb Hi-Fi, Dubai's latest hotspot for those in-the-know, has collaborated with artist Mirjam Wirz to adorn its gallery with her captivating artworks. Wirz's Sonidero City project explores Mexico's cumbia music and sound systems, tracing their origins from Colombia and Latin America. Don't miss the full experience; Wirz's ongoing artistic explorations of cumbia music and culture is accompanied by resident DJ Pho's cumbia and Latin American sounds.
An Elegant Date Night
Netsu at Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, in collaboration with renowned origami artist Charles Kaisin, presents an exclusive origami-inspired menu combining Japanese culture and cuisine in a unique dining experience that all starts this weekend. The menu features dishes inspired by the precision and artistry of origami, reflecting its cultural significance. Netsu Unfolded, inspired by Kabuki theater, pays homage to the legendary samurai Kamakura Gongorō Kagemasa, offering an immersive and artful dinner.
An Aquatic Night Adventure Awaits
We know. Waterparks are not for everyone. The crowds, the lines, the sunburns. But what if we told you Aquaventure Waterpark was opening its doors after dark to give you a chance to be a kid again long after the workday had finished? You might say, "Where do I sign up?" and "Who's coming with?" Don't miss out on the end of the summer fun to be had at night with just your suit, some friends, and a few scary drops.
A Morning of Yoga in the Sky
Dubai's temperatures are becoming more and more enjoyable every day, so we are excited to get back outside and up in the air with the relaunch of Aura Skypool's wellness program this weekend. Early Saturday morning classes provide a serene way to kickstart the weekend with deep breaths and stunning views. Led by AURA's resident wellness coach and followed by a healthy and nutritious refueling breakfast, we can't think of a more charming way to reset your mind and body ahead of the busy Q4 weeks to come.
A Night Out With the Kids
Matilda the Musical, the acclaimed adaptation of Roald Dahl's cherished classic, has brought its beloved and unlikely young heroine to Dubai. This captivating tale revolves around the prodigiously gifted Matilda, overlooked by everyone except her kind-hearted teacher, Miss Honey. With its seamless blend of joy, mischief, and a touch of enchantment, this timeless story celebrates an unassuming heroine who uses her intellect to resolve challenges and assist those she cherishes. Originally staged by the Royal Shakespeare Company, its buoyant music and lyrics will undoubtedly have you grinning and rooting for the underdog throughout.
A Night of Bars, Beats, and Burgers
Alright, so you think you got bars? Black Tap is dropping the needle to celebrate Hip Hop's big 5-0, and trust, it's about to be lit. Bump to those iconic beats from the 80s, 90s, and early 2000s, while street performances have you poppin' and lockin'. For those looking to flex, roll through in your dopest Hip Hop gear and keep that vibe 100. This night is destined to be straight fire and one for the history books.