5 Awesome Places to Party in Dubai this Weekend

Looking for the best spots to party it up this weekend? From desert raves to hip-hop music concerts in Dubai, here are 6 awesome nightlife events you need to know about…

1. Celebrate 2019 at McGettigans Dubai

Ready to kick off your weekend with some awesome drink deals? McGettigan’s is celebrating the new year and everyone is invited to party like it’s 2019 with drinks for AED 20 and AED 19!

When: Thursday 17th January, from 5pm to 3am
Where: McGettigan’s – JLT, DWTC & Madinat Jumeirah

2. Sunset Sessions at Cove Beach

Round up your mates and head to Bluewaters Island on Thursday evening for a sundowner beach party! Sunset Sessions at Cove Beach is a homegrown dance music event featuring some of the best DJs from around the world. RSVP to receive two complimentary drinks.

Price: AED 199, including unlimited drinks and two dishes
When: Thursday 17th January, from 5pm to 8pm
Where: Cove Beach, Bluewaters Island

3. Dawaran in RAK

There’s a desert rave party happening in the UAE this weekend and it sounds awesome! Dawaran is an overnight non-stop electronic music festival in the desert, with a great line-up of DJs, and everyone is invited. Tents, cabins and huts are all available to rent, all you need to do is show up and bring your party hats!

Price: AED 200, get your tickets here
When: Friday 18th to Saturday 19th January, from 3pm to 11am
Where: Bedouin Oasis, Ras Al Khaimah

4. 50 Cent at Base Dubai

Calling all hip-hop fans! Get ready to party… like it’s your birthday because 50 Cent is coming to Dubai this weekend!  Don’t miss this famous old-school rapper performing live in da club on Friday night!

Price: Free
When: Friday 18th January, from 10pm to 4am
Where: Base Dubai, Dubai Design District

5. Afroheat at Zinc

Looking for one of the best afrobeats, dancehall and RnB nights in town? We got you sorted! Make your way to Zinc on Saturday night for its weekly Afroheat night, with DJs Romano Santiago and Music Hunter spinning the hottest tracks.

Price: Free
: Saturday 19th January, from 10pm onwards
Where: Zinc, Crowne Plaza, Sheikh Zayed Road

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