8 things to do in Dubai this week
A ‘dive-in’ movie theatre, seafood dinner deals and a free float class…
Another action-packed week in Dubai has us spoiled for choice. If you’re still not over Halloween, we’ve got a couple of options you’ll want to pay attention to. If you’re looking for free fitness, we’ve got you covered. Then there’s dinner deals, drinks promos and a new outdoor cinema…
Here are eight things to do in Dubai this week…
Sunday October 29
1. Test your balance with a free float class
FloatUAE is offering Downtown residents the chance to try out a float class. It’s an individual training platform creating a new, fun way to train on water. Sessions involve a HIIT workout, incorporating all exercises that are commonly used in the gym – including squats, jumps and burpees. It will take place at Fitness First Downtown and classes are free and open to all ages.
Fitness First Pool, Al Manzil District, Downtown, 6pm to 7.30pm, free. More info on Facebook
2. Head to a ladies’ night that comes with dinner too
For a discounted night out with girlfriends, The Rib Room at both Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Emirates Towers does a tasty ladies’ night menu of food and drink every Sunday. From 6pm to 11pm, ladies can take advantage of a three-course set menu and unlimited beverages from a selection for Dhs130.
The Rib Room, Emirates Towers, DIFC, 6pm to 11pm. Tel: (04) 437 6074. More info on website
Monday October 30
3. Head to a brand new outdoor cinema
The Cinema at Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa Dubai will be showing classic films in an open air setting, complete with a private bar and cinema snacks menu. It’s free entry to the 8pm movie screening, or you can dine beforehand at one of Le Royal Meridien’s restaurants; Maya, Geales, Zengo, Al Khaima or Rhodes Twenty10. There’s a pre-cinema menu of two courses and a cocktail for Dhs120, or three courses and a cocktail for Dhs150. This Monday, they’re showing The Graduate.
Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa Dubai, 8pm onwards, Mon, Weds and Sat from Oct 30 to Dec 26, free entry to film only. Tel (04) 399 5555. More info on Facebook
4. Tuck into unlimited seafood for Dhs249
Every Monday, Zero Gravity turns its garden into a seafood bazaar, serving unlimited fish, seafood dishes and free-flowing beverages from 7pm to 11pm for Dhs249 per person. It’s all washed down with live music from Mike Ross and Clarita De Quiroz.
Zero Gravity, Sky Dive Dubai, 7pm to 11pm, Dhs249. Tel: (04) 318 1313. More info on website
Tuesday October 31
5. See a rising star at a super club
Super club White Dubai is hosting a #DisturbingHalloween party tonight, marking the one-off return of Dubai’s “ultimate ladies’ night”, DisturbingDubai. They’re bringing over international artists Yungen, Kelli-Leigh and Yxng Bane, and there will be a free open bar for ladies all night, as well as complimentary sushi until 12.30am.
White Dubai, Meydan, Tuesday, 10pm to 3am. Tel:(050) 443 0933. More info on Facebook
6. Watch a Halloween film from the water
Bash events are teaming up with the newly launched Coco on 8 at Media One Hotel for a Halloween film screening with a twist. The Miami-inspired pool lounge will be showing Scream from 8pm at their dive-in movie theatre, where guests can watch the movie from the comfort of a pool inflatable. For those who’d rather stay on dry land, you can also request a cabana. There’s a complimentary cocktail and popcorn on arrival too.
Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City, 8pm onwards, free entry. Tel:(04) 427 1000. More info on website
Wednesday November 1
7. See an art exhibition
8. Catch two back-to-back surf films
Joe and Sons are back with more cinematic surf escapism with a Deus Double Movie Night. They’ll be showing the Middle East Premiere of two new short films from The Temple Of Enthusiasm, Deus Bali. The short films, Blackboy and A Week Up West will be coupled with Mexican street food and a chance to browse the FW17 collection from Deus Ex Machina.
Warehouse 9 & 10, 6b Street, Al Quoz 3, 7pm to 10pm, free entry. Tel: (04) 341 5339. More info on Facebook