What’s on Dubai – October 2017
As the month of October rolls in, Dubai the city of light gears up to welcome the spirit of the mellow autumn season. Places that seemed weary and dormant, all of a sudden come alive in an almost ritualistic manner that slowly builds up momentum for the approaching holiday season. October is the month where zeitgeist of the season is revived and the city outpours innumerable opportunity to enjoy, get involved and make memories. With the onset of the good weather lazy brunches, Halloween madness, the festival of Diwali and a lot more, here’s what Dubai has in store for us this month…
Peyote Jungle-Themed Friday Brunch
Peyote Dubai, the fine-dining modern Mexican restaurant located in the heart of Dubai’s Financial Centre, has launched its jungle-themed brunch. The Friday brunch will commence on October 20th and take place every Friday from 12:30 pm until 4:00 pm. Family and friends will discover a unique experience, taking the venue’s signature service and modern Mexican cuisine to the next level of enjoyment, in a new exciting setting. The experience unfolds in a fun mix of sharing dishes and à la carte options allowing guests to be social, as friends and family mingle and catch-up. The superior quality food and exquisite interiors are complemented by lively music from the resident DJ and drummers, along with face painting. Great food and company are at the core of the concept, so sit back, relax and experience true Mexican hospitality.
Friday from 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm, Price 375 AED onwards, Located at Gate Village 02, DIFC, For more information www.peyoterestaurant.com
Devilish Double Brunch at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club
Ghosts and ghouls take to the golf course while foodies indulge in a Devilish Double Brunch. The one-off spookily themed brunch will take place on 27th October, offering guests a sunny afternoon brunch or a boo-tiful evening brunch. With the cooler weather, the terrace at Legends offers the perfect spot to soak up the stunning views of the Dubai skyline and served at the table dishes make for a frightfully indulgent experience. Start with chef’s selection of the finest fare, relax by choosing a main from the a la carte menu before trick-or-treating at the dessert station. The little monsters are entertained in the dedicated kid’s zone – allowing the adults to brush off the cobwebs.
Legends Halloween Brunch, Friday, 27th October, Timing 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm and 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm, Price AED 295 onwards, AED 95 for kids 7-12, for reservations +971 4 295 6000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ghostly Golf Tournament at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club
If you dare to play on the golf course where nobody hears you scream, the Golf Academy at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club is holding a Par 3 Halloween Golf Tournament with hauntingly good prizes up for grabs. The tournament starts at 3:30 pm and concludes with an awards ceremony and dinner. Golfers are encouraged to wear costumes for the themed afternoon with a prize for the most hauntingly good outfit.
Golf Tournament, Saturday, 28th October, Time: 3:30 pm, followed by awards ceremony and dinner Price: AED195 per team, AED90 juniors, more information call +971 4 205 4666 or email email@example.com
Corona Sunsets Festival at Barasti Beach
Barasti beach will be hosting the famous Sunsets Festival Floating Bar from 1st October – 4th November. The Sunsets Festival bar will be available for beach-goers to book a time slot for an hour in the lead up to the Sunsets Festival on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th November. Enjoy 1 hour of the most Instagrammable fun in the sun this month when buying a Corona bucket for 200 AED from Barasti beach bar. Head down the jetty with your bucket and a friend for a unique experience for an hour from 12pm-6pm every day from now until the 4th November.
Corona Sunsets Festival is on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th November with a packed schedule of beach activities.For more information please visit – www.sunsetsfestivaldxb.com. Barasti Beach, Mina Seyahi, Free Entry.
Autumn vibes with The Coffee Club
It’s that time of the year again! The Coffee Club, located across Dubai and Abu Dhabi, is welcoming autumn with three new drinks. Whipped up with hints of fresh Australian pumpkin, autumn spices, white chocolate, and specialty coffee – the trio includes Pumpkin Spiced Latte for 24 AED, Pumpkin Spice Frappe 28 AED, and White Mocha Iced Coffee 28 AED. Dubai may still be seeing highs of 30C every day, but that’s no reason to deny yourself a piping hot cup of pumpkin and white chocolate-laced goodness!
The Coffee Club is open at the Yas Mall and Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi and at the Wasl Vita Mall, Golden Mile Mall and Dubai Airport Freezone Authority in Dubai.
Celebrate the Festival of Light at Mumtaz Mahal
Celebrate Diwali – the Festival Light with a rich offering of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes at the award-winning Mumtaz Mahal Restaurant, located at Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa in the heart of the ancient cultural district of Dubai. One of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, Diwali signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. Its celebration includes millions of lights shining on housetops, outside doors and windows, around temples and other buildings. Mumtaz Mahal invites guests to mark the occasion at the award-winning restaurant with an assortment of vegetarian and non-vegetarian cuisine.
The Diwali – Festival of Light Food promotion is available from Oct 18 – 27th, for lunch from 12noon to 3 pm and dinner from 06:30 pm to 02:00 am.
Nyama Choma Grills at Shades Address Dubai Marina
Nyama Choma is an original street food stall serving skewers of tantalizing grilled meats inspired by African adventures over an open fire. Shades, the ‘chill out’ lounge and restaurant at Address Dubai Marina is bringing this authentic African BBQ experience to life featuring a variety of meats, seafood, and poultry prepared live by the talented chefs.
15 October to 15 November 2017, Time: 7 pm to 11 pm, Price: AED 220 per person unlimited grills.
Infinity Brunch at Shades Address Dubai Marina
Lazing around on a Friday and Saturday afternoon? Treat yourself to a laid-back afternoon al fresco brunch in a relaxed atmosphere at Shades. Admire the spectacular views across Dubai Marina as you savor a mouth-watering selection of sizzling grills, fresh salads, and delicious desserts. Enjoy exquisite selected beverages as chilled-out tunes from a live saxophonist drift across the simmering waters of the stunning infinity pool.
Friday and Saturday, Time: 2 pm to 5 pm, Price: AED 275 onwards.
Oktoberfest Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club
Bring friends and family together for a celebration of Germany’s best-loved cultural festival. Enjoy flame sizzled skewers, authentic specialties and frothing tankards of Bavarian cheer. The atmosphere will keep everyone enthralled with music, dancing and children’s activities.
DIWALI AT BOLLYWOOD PARKS™
BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai is delighted to announce its inaugural Diwali festival with an incredible array of vibrant entertainment and exciting activities to mark the festival of lights. Starting from 16th October until 20th October. Visitors to the park are invited to experience a variety of activities, shows, and celebrations all inspired by some of the world’s most famous Bollywood films as well as a beautifully decorated park full of Diwali lights that will transport our guests into a special journey from Dubai to India. Keeping true to its name, BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai has a special treat for all the Bollywood fans as Mika Singh, the undisputed King of Bollywood Pop will be performing live at 10 pm on October 20th.
The finale of the Diwali weekend will be a spectacular firework display that will light up the sky at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai on October 19 at 9 pm and at midnight on the 20th October. The park will host families and friends to celebrate the occasion in style, every day from 4 pm – 12 am on 16th October until 19th October and from 11 am – 12 am on 20th October.
Saturday Brunch at Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE
Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE has always set itself apart with their brunch experience by transporting its brunch-goers to a world where the UAE and Ibiza meet and people come to dine, dance, and spend the sunny days bathing in sunshine and good music. Saturday, October 28th will be no different with their new brunch menu front and center complemented by Arcade 28. Chef Mahmoud Turkmani journeyed far and wide to bring back more than just an inspiration but a new approach to Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE’s food philosophy. As a result, an upgraded menu that gives a taste of the ocean and the rich flavors of Mediterranean cuisine is now being served.
Saturday Brunch hours and prices: First seating 01:00 pm to 03:30 pm, Second seating 04:00 pm to 06:30 pm (extended hours). AED 295/pp.
The St. Regis Dubai A New Season of Contemporary Art
Located in the majestic courtyard of the stunning St. Regis Dubai, Le Patio unveils the fourth edition of the hotel’s multicultural art gallery, Perspective: Art Exhibition. Hosted in partnership with Sulty Events, the exhibition launches on October 17 and will run for two months. The exhibition will feature iconic pieces from artists across the globe, including UK-based, Vineta Sayer, Anga from France, Zakia Kurdi from Aleppo City in Syria as well as French-Moroccan artist, Wafa El Hilali.
The fourth season of the exhibition brings together art aficionados from across the country to experience an exceptional collection of the finest pieces created by international master artists.
BAD ALICE IN THE VII SECRET GARDEN
This Halloween Eve there’s only one place to be, Vii Dubai! On the 30th October, the Terrace will transform into a haunted secret garden as Vii bring you BAD ALICE! Prepare to fall down the Vii rabbit hole and discover a creepy wonderland. Resident Vii Love Soul artists Josh McCartney and Bass Mic will be performing chilling classics from 9.30pm onwards. Guests can also indulge in Vii signature spooky cocktails and sushi of the night. Exclusive staycation prizes will be given to the best-dressed male and female on the night. Terrace timings 8 pm – 3 am. For reservations call +971 50 169 6777.
NASIMI BEACH DARES YOU TO TRY YOUR HALLOWEEN LUCK
Dubai’s favorite beach club is back with its annual Halloween extravaganza on Thursday 26th October from 7 pm to 3 am, featuring BBC Radio 1’s, Danny Howard. The hair-raising celebration will see the beach club transformed into a midnight freak show, featuring creepy circus acts, carnival freaks, sideshows and clowns to rival Pennywise. Upon arrival, guests will enter an abandoned carnival teaming with eerie performers and spine-chilling clowns, but beware of “the sad clown”, who will be lurking in the shadows passing out magic drink cards from under his hat, which partygoers can then swap for complimentary drinks at the bar.
Doors will open at 7 pm. Early bird tickets are on sale for AED 100 and can be purchased online at www.platinumlist.net. Tickets at the door are AED 150, ladies free before 9 pm.
Happy Hauntings from Burger & Lobster!
It’s almost fright-night in Dubai, so why don’t you creep it real this Halloween and give your taste buds a trick and treat by trying out the new spooky menu at Burger & Lobster! If you’re a real burger fanatic this franken-tastic burger will make your jaw drop! Expect an extraordinary dining experience with the exclusive Pumpkin Burger and the Devil Burger. Come in for a bite…The Hannibal Lobster Roll calls all ghouls to enjoy the new construction made with B&L’s homemade brioche bread. On the sweet side, indulge in the ultimate sugar rush for the Ghost Sticky Toffee Pudding or the Murdered Trees Leeches. A spooky spin-off that will haunt you for seconds!
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