The one-week countdown is on…

Whether you’re looking for the hottest festivals, clubs, bars or DJs, What’s On Nightlife has the party people covered. Over the last year, we’ve been rating, reviewing and getting the lowdown on the region’s best nightlife, to bring you the first ever What’s On Nightlife Awards. And we want you to celebrate with us this May.

Here’s everything you need to know about the What’s On Nightlife Awards 2018…

When is it?

Taking place on Wednesday May 2, at Barasti Beach, we’ll be revealing the top movers and shakers from across the industry. The event kicks off from 7.30pm, with the party going on into the early hours.

Who’s up for an award?

From best club to best DJ, to top techno night and the year’s biggest newcomer, the categories recognise all the top people and places that make Dubai’s nightlife scene one of the best in the world. For the full list of categories, check here.

Who’s in the line-up?

On the night, you’ll find Dubai’s legendary Cirque Le Soir performance troupe opening the show. With a mysterious line up of mind-blowing talents, expect to be mesmerised and amazed as the famous performers take to the stage.

They’ll be joined by top local DJs Scott Forshaw and Tom Ferguson who go back to back for the after party.

Scott Forshaw is one of the region’s most notable and talented DJs and producers, while Tom Ferguson’s 360-degree knowledge of music and one of the industries most envied contact books ensures he brings a stellar set to the Barasti decks.

How can I be there?

Want to join us for the ultimate nightlife awards party? We’ll be offering two all inclusive packages on the night, with a three and a half hour BBQ and free flowing drinks from 7.30pm to 11pm priced at Dhs150 for girls and Dhs250 for guys. You can book your all-inclusive packages here.

Feel like partying like a VIP? Table packages on our VIP deck are priced at Dhs5,000 for ten guests. Table bookings can be made here.

We’ll see you there… 

Barasti Beach, Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort, 7.30pm to 3am, Wednesday May 2 2018.

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