What’s On lists clubs in Dubai having Eid parties in Dubai to start the season, including Electric Days, The Act, Societe, Cavalli Club and Cirque Le Soir.

After a month of quiet reflection during Ramadan, Dubai’s nightlife season kicks back into gear over the Eid Al Fitr celebrations. Here are five of the biggest parties around town on during the two-day break.

Branching away from its usual location at Tamanya Terrace, Radisson Blu Hotel, the team behind Electric Days are kickstarting the season in spectacular style with no less than six DJs on a special bill at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, on Tuesday, July 29, from 5pm to 2am. The stellar line-up at the 1,300-capacity fully air conditioned tent includes M.A.N.D.Y, Audiofly, Blond:Ish, Mia Lucci, Amy Wells and Jacob Bailey. 

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A-list glam is very much the order of the evening at The Act on Monday, July 28. Fabrice Dayan will be taking to the stage to celebrate the season opening, along with a surprise celebrity appearance from an Emmy, Golden Globe and Grammy nominee. With residencies at Raspoutine in Paris, El Ayoun Ibiza and Pacha Marrakech, Fabrice is one of France’s leading DJs, and brings his high-energy set to Dubai over Eid.

Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, booking required. Tel: (04) 3551116. Taxi: Shangri-La Hotel. facebok.com/TheActDubai

The Act

The new season kicks off with all the usual entertainment associated with the glittering nightspot at The Fairmont, featuring live music from resident DJs as well as unlimited top notch food and drink as part of the Midnight Brunch package. Served from 9.30pm to 1am, it contains signature Italian dishes and drinks.

Fairmont Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai. Tel: 8002282554. Metro: World Trade Centre. cavalliclubdubai.com

Go back to the old school with Societe Dubai’s big re-launch party on Monday, July 28, from 10pm to 3am. Playing classics from th3 80’s, 90’s and noughties. The club at Marina Byblos boasts an upgraded air conditioning system, as well as extra ventilation and even more toilets to cut the queue time away from the dancefloor. Entry is free. 

Societe, Marina Byblos, Dubai Marina. Tel: (05) 0357 1126. Doors 10pm. Metro: Dubai Marina. societe.ae

Societe Dubai

After a summer renovation, Cirque opens it doors once again with their signature Hip Hop Chic night, featuring Masterstepz and DJ Bliss on the decks.

Cirque Le Soir, Fairmont Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, free. Metro: World Trade Centre. cirquelesoir.com/dubai