Some massive festivals are happening across town…

Get ready Dubai, the weekend is nearly here and it’s time to start planning. And if it’s a big night out you’re after, Dubai is here to deliver.

Homegrown festival Groove on the Grass is throwing its last bash of the year, Sven Vath returns to the shores of Blue Marlin, and the ANTS are set to invade Soho Beach once more.

Here are three huge nights out to hit up in Dubai this weekend. 

Groove on the Grass

Homegrown independent music and art festival, Groove On The Grass, returns for an evening filled with live music, activities, food trucks and a specially curated fashion and arts marketplace this Friday December 7. Electronic music sensation David August headlines.

Groove on the Grass, Emirates Golf Club, 6pm to late, Friday December 7, from Dhs265. Tickets from

ANTS at Soho Beach

As part of their world tour series, the ANTS colony will return to the shores of Soho Beach this Friday December 7. ANTS heavyweight Andrea Oliva will headline, supported by top electronic DJs Davide Squillace,  YOUSEF and Francisco Allendes.

ANTS at Soho Beach, Meydan, Friday December, 6pm to 3am, free entry. Tel: (052) 488 8839.

Cocoon at Blue Marlin

Sven Väth’s renowned party series Cocoon is set to return to Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE for an unmissable set on Friday 7th December. The line-up that boasts Tim Green, Recondite, local stalwarts Fredrick Stone, Aidin Karami, Michka and the Cocoon creator himself, Sven Väth.

Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE, Al Jazira Hotels and Resort, Ghantoot, Abu Dhabi, 1pm to 11pm, Friday December 7. Tel: (056) 113 3400.

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