Yet another fourth quarter weekend is nearly upon us, and here are our picks for this Friday, Saturday and Sunday…

Friday, October 27

Roll back the years with Westlife


Westlife is finally back in Abu Dhabi this weekend, and if you’ve missed out on their performance last year, Shane Filan, Mark Feehily, Kian Egan, and Nicky Byrne will serenade you with superhits such as What Makes A Man, World of Our Own and Flying Without Wings. 

Westlife at Etihad Arena, Yas Island Abu Dhabi, Fri Oct 27, from Dhs195.

Saturday, October 28

Ride with Rixos

Join the Rixos Marina for the second edition of their #ridewithrixos campaign, in support of Pinktober this Saturday. Abu Dhabi’s iconic arch partners with Electra, the Dubai based, globally renowned comfort bike brand, and all you need to do is don pink, bring your own bicycle and helmet, and enjoy a ride along the picturesque Abu Dhabi corniche in support of this very important cause.

Rixos Marina Abu Dhabi, Al Marina, Abu Dhabi, Saturday October 28, 6:45am to 8:00am. Tel: (0)2 498 0000, @rixosmarinaabudhabi

Keep this party a secret

Penelope’s, on Yas, has joined hands with Secret Parties to bring you a classy afternoon brunch every Saturday. Dig in to a brilliant brunch and go back in time to stroll through the French Riviera’s Jazz Age, as you overlook the beautiful marina in Abu Dhabi.

Penelope’s, Yas Marina, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, Saturdays from 2:00pm to 5:30pm. Tel: (0)50 204 2475,

Class it up at Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort

A memorable brunch experience awaits with live music, festivities and fun, at Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort’s White Brunch. With live cooking stations and global cuisines to savour, add this to your list of top brunches to sit down at in the capital.

Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, Dhs350 soft drinks, Dhs475 house drinks, Dhs600 bubbles package. Tel: (0)2 811 4342,

Sunday, October 29

Lounge around at Azura

Abu Dhabi’s highly-acclaimed Azura Panoramic Lounge is now open for the season, and the stylish bar and lounge, spread across three levels has unveiled an enticing new menu for you to try. Bold Mediterranean ingredients and magnificent Moroccan flavours greet you here, with dishes like traditional Moroccan dips, Chicken Pastilla, Beef Tangia and more available to sample.

Azura Panoramic Lounge, St. Regis Abu Dhabi, 4:oopm to 1:00am daily. Tel: (0)2 694 4553, @stregisabudhabi