Celebrate the end of a fantastic nightlife season in Dubai…
With Ramadan just around the corner, many of Dubai’s hottest nightclubs and beach clubs are closing their doors for a well-deserved break. Some will open again during Eid, while others we’ll have to be patient until the winter season rolls around.
Here are all of the season closing parties happening in Dubai this weekend.
Thursday May 2
Adriatique at Playa Nomade
To see the end of a fantastic season at this Palm Jumeirah beach club, Playa Nomade will welcome ADRIAN & ADRIAN. The tech and house DJing duo have been performing together for a decade and will be coming to Dubai to headline Playa Nomade’s final party of the season. Arrive before midnight for Dhs100 entry free or after that it’s Dhs150.
Adriatique, Playa Nomade, Rixos Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, 10pm to 4am, Thursday May 2, from Dhs100. Tel: (054) 449 6464. playanomade.com
Black Coffee at Base
The first of two epic closing parties at the What’s On Club of the Year 2019, Black Coffee will be performing at Base Dubai. The South African DJ’s career began in the early 2000s, however it’s over the last three years that the award-winning DJ has risen to such meteoric fame. He has produced with Drake, Diddy, Usher and Akon, but most recently dropped single ‘Drive’ alongside David Guetta. Entrance is free for first 100 ladies and Dhs150 after while gents will enter for Dhs250.
Base Dubai, D3, 10pm to 4am, Thursday May 2, from Dhs150. Tel: (055) 313 4999. basedubai.com
Signature Thursdays at Sky 2.0
For the last time this season, new club on the block Sky 2.0 will host its popular Thursday night party – Signature. With a mix of the latest and greatest hip-hop, RnB and house tunes, Signature Thursdays is a great choice to close the season in style. Sky 2.0 will also be open for it’s weekly Friday throwback night, ‘Boom Box’.
Sky 2.0, D3, 10pm to 4am, Thursday May 2, free entry. Tel: (04) 587 6333. skydubai.com
Toy Room Legends
Toy Room’s popular ladies’ night will run for one last time this season, complimentary drinks for ladies until 1am. Led by Junior J, the night promises big party bangers and an open format playlist with night-long craziness from Frank and the crew.
Toy Room, Soho Garden, Meydan, 11pm to 4am, Thursday May 2, free drinks for ladies. Tel: (052) 463 3338. toyroomdxb.com
Afrobeats Takeover at Vii
This weekend, Vii will close the first season of it’s Afrobeats Takeover. The night promises ‘the best afrobeats, dance hall and reggaton music in town’ with DJ Sam B, DJ B-Luv and VDJ Tribe. Ladies can enjoy complimentary house beverages until 1am from the bar.
Vii, Conrad Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, 11.30pm to 4am, Thursday May 2, free entry. Tel: (050) 169 6777. viidubai.com
Cafe Mambo at Soho Garden
Cafe Mambo will go out with a bang for its legendary party with DJs Adam Graca, Jixo & Danz, Mar+Mer and Jean B. Bringing an Ibizan vibe to Dubai, the weekly late-night event brings a diverse mix of the best vocal tech house with a touch of trendy house tracks.
Soho Garden, Meydan, 10pm to 3am, Thursday May 2, free entry. Tel: (056) 822 2559. sohogardendxb.com
Friday May 3
John Newman at Zero Gravity
Although Zero Gravity will remain open, this weekend marks an end to a brilliant line-up of live acts over the last nine months including James Arthur, Chase & Status and Clean Bandit. Pop sensation John Newman will be performing some of his best-loved hits on the poolside stage. The Feel The Love hit-maker will take to the stage alongside his live band.
John Newman, Zero Gravity, 10am to 3am following day, Friday May 3, Dhs195 online, Dhs 225 on the door. Tel: (04) 399 0009. 0-gravity.ae
Tale of Us at Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE
Abu Dhabi’s top beach club will see Tale of Us and Agents of Time raising the (invisible) roof until late. Open from 1pm, resident DJs Frederick Stone and Michka will be warming up the crowd before the legendary DJs hit the deck. Entrance is free before 5.30pm and Dhs95 after.
Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE, Golden Tulip Hotel, Gantoot, Abu Dhabi, 1pm to 11pm, Friday May 3, Dhs95. Tel: (056) 113 3400. bluemarlinibiza-uae.com
Tale of Us after-party at The Hatch
Following the Tale of Us party at Blue Marlin on Friday, The Hatch will host the official after-party. After an awesome day beachside, grab your wristband free from the reception at Blue Marlin and head to The Hatch for some epic tunes and an electric atmosphere. If you’re buying your ticket on the door at The Hatch it’s Dhs100.
The Hatch, Queen Elizabeth 2, Port Rashid, Dubai, 11.30pm to 3am, Friday May 3, free from Blue Marlin, Dhs100 on the door. Tel: (05) 375 9715. thehatchdubai.com
Massive Fridays at Sensation
Sensation will have DJ Loso, DJ Sam B and DJ Badir playing all your favourite hip hop, urban and RnB tunes for their Massive Fridays event this weekend. The club will have free drinks for ladies until 1am and free entry for ladies all night.
Sensation, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, 11pm to 3am, Friday May 3. Tel: (050) 911 0600. sensationclub.com
2 Chainz at Base
BaseOnFridays, the weekly hip hop night at our Club of the Year, Base, will host 2 Chainz for its final event of the season. The American rapper will take to the stage to perform his biggest hits including It’s a Vibe, We Own it and Rule the World. Entrance is free for first 100 ladies and Dhs100 after while gents will enter for Dhs200.
Base Dubai, D3, 10pm to 4am, Friday May 3, from Dhs100. Tel: (055) 313 4999. basedubai.com
All Day I Dream at Soho Beach DXB
Soho Beach are closing for summer with an awesome party featuring house and techno DJ’s Lee Burridge, Matthew Dekay and Powel. Head straight from the pool to the main stage and party your way into the night. Better yet? Tickets are complimentary. That’s the kind of closing party we like…
Soho Beach DXB, Meydan Racecourse Grandstand, 5pm to midnight, Friday May 3, free. Tel: (052) 488 8839. facebook.com/events
Bizaar at White
White throws a party quite unlike anything else and their season closing party is set to end the season with a bang in true White style. Famous with celebrities and party-goers alike, prepare to see an unforgettable show at their Bizaar event this Friday with tunes from DJ Reign to keep you going all night.
White, Meydan Racecourse Grandstand Rooftop, Dubai, 11pm onwards, Friday May 3. Tel: (050) 443 0933. whitedubai.com
Drai’s is another epic name on the Dubai club scene and you can expect the closing party to live up to its reputation with a spectacular stage show with strobe lights, smoke and plenty of action. Ladies will receive complimentary drinks until 1am too.
Drais, Meydan Racecourse, Dubai, 10pm to 4am, Friday May 3. Tel: (052) 388 8857. draisdxb.com
Afrocentric at Pure Sky Lounge
High up in the sky on the 35th floor, Pure Sky Lounge is loved for its incredible sunsets and views of the city. Friday will see Monique Bingham, soulful South African house music singer, close the popular house night’s season, Afrocentric, alongside resident DJs GB and Cory Centric.
Pure Sky Lounge, 35th floor, Hilton Dubai The Walk, Dubai, 8pm to 3am, Friday May 3, Dhs50 after 10pm. facebook.com/events