We’ve got a 4-day long weekend coming up for UAE National Day, and that’s enough of a reason to celebrate! From fireworks shows to music festivals to early Christmas festivities, Dubai has sooo much planned for the long weekend. Excited? Here are 10 things to do in Dubai…
1. Murder Mystery Dinner at Weslodge
Unleash your inner Sherlock because there’s a murder mystery dinner happening this weekend and everyone’s invited! Make your way to Weslodge Saloon to indulge in delicious food and drinks, while solving the mysterious murder. Everyone’s a suspect, including you!
Price: AED 275
When: Thursday 29th & Friday 30th November, from 7pm-10pm
Where: Weslodge Saloon, Business Bay
2. Christmas at The Irish Village
Christmas is coming and the celebrations have already begun! Make your way to The Irish Village this weekend to enjoy a festive buffet, Christmas goodies, presents from Santa himself, live music and more!
Price: AED 199 (buffet), AED 99 (kids under 2)
When: Monday 3rd December, from 4pm-9pm
Where: The Irish Village
3. Free burritos at Taqado
In celebration of UAE National Day, Taqado is giving away 1,000 free burritos on 2nd December! Round up your foodie friends and head to the Taqado branch in Mercato at 5pm to get yours.
When: Monday 2nd December, from 5pm onwards
Where: Mercato Mall
4. Tyga at 1 Oak
Calling all hip-hop fans! Ready for a major throwback? Tyga is performing live in Dubai this weekend and it’s going to be lit. You can catch him at 1 Oak on UAE National Day.
Price: Free entry
When: Monday 2nd December, 10pm onwards
Where: 1 Oak, JW Marriott Marquis Business Bay
5. Fireworks for UAE National Day
Love fireworks? You cannot miss out on all the spectacular firework shows happening this weekend, to celebrate UAE National Day! Round up your friends and family and head to Dubai Festival City Mall or La Mer to watch the sky light up.
- La Mer: Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd Dec, from 9pm
- DFC: Sunday 2nd Dec, at 8pm & 10pm
6. Dubai Rugby 7s
It’s finally here! Whether you want to watch your favourite teams play, join in on the Mexican waves in the stadium, dress up in costumes to take part in competitions, or just enjoy a fun family day out – the Dubai Rugby 7s is always a good time.
Price: AED 315
When: Thursday 29th November to 1st December
Where: Sevens Stadium, Dubai Al Ain Road
7. Bao Music Fest at Meydan
This 2-day electronic music festival is happening this weekend, with an insane line-up featuring Martin Garrix, Dmitri Vegas & Like Mike, Afrojack, Don Diablo, Nervo & R3hab! EDM fans – the Bao Music Festival is going to be insane.
Price: AED 395
When: Thursday 29th November to Friday 1st December
Where: Meydan Hotel
8. Hip-Hop Ladies Night at Lucky Voice
Ladies, it’s ladies night every Saturday at Lucky Voice Dubai! Head there with your girl friends to enjoy 4 complimentary drinks, 30% off on food, karaoke deals, and DJ Royal-T spinning the hottest hip-hop & RnB tunes all night.
Price: Free entry
When: Saturday 1st December, from 8pm-3am
Where: Lucky Voice Dubai, Grand Millennium Hotel
9. Layla Kardan at Cove Beach
If you’re a fan of live music nights, this is one you need check out. The charismatic Dubai-based vocalist Layla Kardan is performing at Cove Beach Dubai every Monday, and trust us, you don’t want to miss her.
Price: Free entry
When: Monday 3rd December, from 8pm
Where: Cove Beach Dubai, Caesar’s Palace
10. City Overdrive at City Walk Dubai
Calling all petrolheads. There’s a car show and underground party happening at City Walk this long weekend – dedicated to all the motoring enthusiasts out there. Registrations are now closed to participate in the battles, but the event is totally free to attend for spectators.
When: Friday 30th November, from 4pm-10pm
Where: City Walk Dubai
Featured image: Via IG | @roshnaram
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