These are the best Dubai parties to check out this weekend

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Fatboy Slim, The Lighthouse Family and Richard Ashcroft will perform at a mega-festival…

There’s a lot of big nights happening this weekend whether you’re a fan of R&B, hip-hop, house or techno, you’re bound to find a fun place to party at. Get ready to don your best fancy dress and hit up the Halloween parties.

Here are eight parties to check out this weekend.

Thursday: Night of the Dead at Cove Beach

Uber-cool beach club Cove Beach is throwing a Halloween bash called Night of the Dead. Ghosts, Witches, and Creatures of the night are invited to party under the stars and the best dressed couple will win a full day Cove Beach experience and the overall best costume will win a one night for 2 people at Caesars Resort Bluewaters.

 

Cove Beach, Caesars Resort Bluewaters, Thursday October 31, 7pm to 2am. Tel: (050) 454 6920. covebeach.com

Thursday: Joker party at Luna Sky Bar

Paint your face this Halloween and head to Luna Sky Bar where all jokers will get free-flowing beverages between 7pm and 10pm. There will be live entertainment throughout the night and free drinks for everyone, all you need to do is have your face painted to avail them.

Luna Sky Bar, Four Seasons DIFC, Thursday October 31, 7pm to 10pm. Tel: (04) 506 0300. lunadubai.com

Thursday and Friday: C’est Chic Le Freak at SKY2.0

Get in the spooky spirit this Halloween at SKY2.0’s Le Freak C’est Chic party. The stylish superclub is offering a huge prize for the best dressed on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday night with flights and a 3-night stay for two at a 5-star hotel at either London, Paris or Milan fashion week. Don your best freaky fashion and make sure you’re there at 2am when the winner will be announced.

SKY2.0, Dubai Design District, Downtown Dubai, Thursday Oct 31 and Friday Nov 1, 10pm to 4am. Tel: (04) 587 6333. skydubai.com

Friday: Fatboy Slim, Richard Ashcroft and more at Party in the Park

Party in the Park combines everything you love about music festivals – live bands, great DJs, food and drink, sunshine and a liberal sprinkling of festival madness – all without having to contend with mud, wellies or getting stranded in a field miles from home. With a stage featuring superb British artists – this year Richard Ashcroft, Lighthouse Family and Fatboy Slim will all take to the stage –  a festival atmosphere and a dedicated family-friendly zone, Party in the Park is back on Friday November 1 and ready to rock your socks off. Tickets are available from platinumlist.net and will also be available on site at the festival’s Box Office.

Party in the Park, Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, Dubai Media City, Dubai, Friday November 1 2pm to 1am, from Dhs250. Tel: (04) 427 3000. partyinthepark.ae

Friday: Sam Feldt at Zero Gravity

Mega beach club Zero Gravity is hosting a Dia de los Muertos party with global DJ Sam Feldt. The feel-good house DJ is best known for his remix of Robin S’ Show Me Love and recent summer smash Post Malone.

Zero Gravity, Skydive Dubai, Dubai Marina, Friday November 1, 6pm onwards. 0-gravity.ae

Friday: Elrow at Soho Beach

Following a number of similar successful Elrow extravaganzas at Soho Beach previously, November’s version will see a stellar line-up of DJs take to the decks throughout the evening, including Kolsch, De La Swing, Eddy M and Mar+Mer.

Soho Beach DXB, Meydan, Dubai, 10pm to 4am, Friday November 1, from Dhs150 for girls, Dhs175 for guys. Tel: (052) 388 8857. Facebook.com/SohoBeachDubai

Friday: Jason Derulo at BASE

We reckon Jason Derulo is a big fan of Dubai. Whether he’s here performing, hosting awards, or celebrating a big birthday milestone, the R&B superstar has already been several times in 2019. And he’s set to make his return this weekend, with a huge performance at Base Dubai on Friday November 1. The award-winning American singer-songwriter will headline at Base on Friday, where the first 100 ladies can enjoy free entry, and then pay Dhs100 thereafter and guys pay Dhs300 for regular entry. There’s also free drinks for ladies until 1am.

Base, Dubai Design District, Friday November 1, 10pm to 4am. Tel: (055) 313 4999. basedubai.com

Friday: Peggy Gou at Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE

Superstar DJ Peggy Gou is back at Blue Marlin this weekend to play an unforgettable set. The It Makes You Forget hitmaker will spin the decks on Friday November 1, 10 months after her sold-out event at the same venue.

Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE, Golden Tulip Al Jazira Hotels and Resort, Sheikh Zayed Road, Ghantoot, Exit 399, Abu Dhabi, Friday November 1, 1pm to 11pm. Tel: (056) 113 3400. bluemarlinibiza-uae.com

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