Daycation at Zero Gravity
If you fancy doing nothing else other than chilling by a pool with a few drinks and enjoying some music this weekend, Zero Gravity is the place to be. They’re hosting what they’re calling a daycation at their pool venue, where you can soak up the sunshine as well as enjoy 2 for 1 deals on drinks and selected bottles of bubbles between 5pm and 7pm. Poolside is strictly for those 21+ during the holiday. Entry to the pool during holidays is AED250 (AED100 redeemable against food and drink purchases).
September 9 – 13 from 8am – 2am
Zero Gravity, Skydive Dubai drop zone, Al Sufouh Road Dubai Marina
+9714 399 0009
Guilty Pleasures at Mahiki
Travel back in time to the ‘80s and ‘90s with DJ Andy Swift, who will be playing classics and forgotten gems of that era. The first 50 ladies to arrive will be given a special ‘guilty pleasure’ drink; you can also enjoy unlimited drinks from 7pm – 12am for AED199.
When: Friday 9 from 19:00 – 3am
Where: Mahiki, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Road, Dubai
Contact: +971 552 160 181
EDM presents Sem Thomasson at Armani/Privé
This week’s instalment of EDM sees Sem Thomasson headline. The young Belgian up-and-comer is playing at Sensation Dubai later this year, too, so it’s a good chance to catch him before then. Already an established name in the music world, he’s worked as a songwriter and remixer – he’s remixed tracks for the likes of Flo Rida, Nelly Furtado and Steve Aoki.
When: Friday, September 9 from 10pm
Where: Armani/Privé, Armani Hotel, Downtown Dubai
Contact: +971 569 411 426
Summer Closing Party @411nights
The long weekend means that a late Saturday night is permissible. 411nights is having a UV tribal party, so we suggest donning UV-friendly clothing, i.e. white clothes, and heading down to People by Crystal for a night of RnB and hip-hop. DJs Shef Codes and Bliss are on the decks. Complimentary drinks for ladies from 11pm – 1am.
When: Saturday, September 10 from 11pm
Where: People by Crystal, Raffles Hotel, Sheikh Rashid Road
Contact: +971 503 543 131
The Q43 Brunch That Lets You Lie In
Want to ‘do brunch’ but can’t deal with an early wakeup call on the weekend? Q43 now solves that dilemma with its aptly named brunch. From 2pm, you can tuck into a three-course meal, starting with tapas and sushi, followed by an Asian-influenced carvery and finished off with cheeses and desserts. From 8pm there’s an after-brunch party.
When: Fridays from 2pm – 5pm
Where: Q43, Media One Hotel, Al Falak Street, Media City
Contact: +971 4 443 5403