A huge polo tournament final will take place this weekend

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It’s the perfect excuse to glam up on Friday…

Looking to mix up your Friday brunch plans this weekend? Why not make a date with the polo, and head to the Julius Baer Gold Cup Tournament final, which is taking place on Friday March 8 at Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club.

The prestigious tournament will kick off from midday, and after eight top teams battling it out over the last few weeks, the Julius Baer Gold Cup Final will take place at 4pm, followed by the prize giving ceremony at 5.30pm and a dazzling fireworks display ending the evening at 7.20pm.

But it’s not just about the polo. Throughout the afternoon, there will also be cheerleading and acrobatics shows, a fashion show at the Gold Lounge and a marching band.

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There’s an array of packages on offer, whether you just want to bring your own family picnic, or glam up and book a table at the Gold Lounge.

General admission tickets are on sale for Dhs180, VIP passes which include access to the Gold Lounge are priced at Dhs1,500 and Gold Lounge tables start from a minimum spend of Dhs5,000. Brunch packages can also be booked at the hotel with prices from Dhs325 with soft drinks, and Dhs425 with house.

To get you there, complimentary shuttle buses will run from the Habtoor Grand hotel in Dubai Marina to the Habtoor Polo Club on the hour from 11am until 2pm, with the return shuttles scheduled for 7pm, 8pm and 9pm.

Julius Baer Gold Cup, Al Habtoor Polo Club, Dubai, 12pm onwards, Friday March 8. Tel: (056) 990 0310. Facebook.com/JuliusBaerGoldCup/ Platinumlist.net

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