Afro beats and a car park rave await you…

Gearing up for the weekend? There are loads of fun parties and events to attend in the city. But we’re more interested in the dancing sort of fun. Jamming out on the sand or in a parking lot, the options are endless this weekend in Dubai.

October 7, Friday

Damian Lazarus – Iris Dubai


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The much-loved Iris is back this weekend with a grand reopening with DJ Damian Lazarus. It’s a guaranteed banging night out with the contemporary house and techno scene genius. Doors open at 9pm.

Iris Dubai, Meydan Grandstand, Meydan Dubai, Fri Oct 7, 9pm. Tel: (0)4 334 3355,, @irisdubai  

Frsh – Surf Club


One of the city’s most adored musical events has relaunched. Frsh is taking place at Surf Club from 2pm onwards. The open air and the smell of the sea, accompanied by the most incredible old-school vibes make Surf Club Frsh Nights the perfect place to start any weekend.

Surf Club, West Palm Beach, Palm Jumeriah, Fri Oct 7 from 2pm onward. Tel: (0)4 589 5444. @surfclubdubai

October 8, Saturday

Hannah Wants – Soho Garden The Palm

We love women in music which is exactly why Hannah Wants is at the top of our list of people to see this Saturday. The incredible house DJ is heading up Soho Garden on the Palm this weekend and it is definitely going to be one that you won’t want to risk missing. Ladies we get free entry until 11.30pm and general admission tickets are as little as Dhs150.

Soho Garden Palm Jumeriah, Rooftop West, Nakheel Mall, ladies get free entry until 11.30pm, general admission Dhs150. Tel: (054) 233 5555 @sohogardenpalm

P7 Arena – Techno Night

Teho -What's On this weekend

The famous French techno star is performing this weekend alongside some of the biggest names in the Techno industry. This one-night-only event promises to excite and enthral EDM enthusiasts. DJ Teho is joining forces with DJ Bullseye for a historic evening at the parking lot of the Media One Hotel. It is priced at Dhs150 per person. Purchase your ticket here

P7 Arena, Media One Hotel, Media City, Sat Oct 8 8pm, Dhs150, @p7arena

Vagabond – Surf Club


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Every weekend at Surf Club, guests can expect international artists and live performances from DJs at Vagabond by Surf Club. This weekend the co-founder of Bodyrockers, Kaz James, will be bringing his botanical beats to Dubai’s beach. Tickets aren’t needed but reservations are essential.

Surf Club, West Palm Beach, Palm Jumeriah, Sat Oct 8 from midday onwards. Tel: (0)4 589 5444. @surfclubdubai

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