Find the perfect chauffeur, flowers, photographer and more
Time Out Dubai staff
Dubai Exotic Limo Catering for everything from luxury transportation to airport transfers, with a fleet of cars including Hummers, Cadillacs, Porsches and pink Fords, this company can get you where you need to be in style. Call for details and prices. email@example.com, www.dubaiexoticlimo.com (04 286 8635).
Premier Dubai Limo This transport service offers stretch limousines and luxury cars to ensure guests arrive at any event in style. They also provide fully-uniformed chauffeurs. Call for prices. Al Quoz, Sheikh Zayed Road, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.premierdubai.com (04 338 1555).
Arthur Murray Dance Studio This international dance organisation’s two Dubai branches specialise in teaching ballroom and wedding dancing, with a special emphasis on the first dance at weddings. From Dhs750. Jumeirah Lakes Towers, email@example.com (04 448 6458). Souk Al Bahar, firstname.lastname@example.org (04 450 8648).
Dance Studio This professional dance school aims to have clients ready to waltz, samba or tango for parties and special occasions. Both group and private classes are available. Private classes Dhs250 per couple / per class. Studio 1204, HDS Tower, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, email@example.com, www.dancestudiosdubai.com (04 457 9228).
Dance With Nisha Nisha offers private dance lessons and choreographs dances in a range of styles for a range of events including weddings, gala dinners and birthday parties. Group classes Dhs200 for five classes. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.dancewithnisha.com (050 749 2067).
DJs and sound systems Jam Artists From DJs to sound systems and orchestras, this entertainment and event management provider offers all-inclusive party packages for birthdays, weddings and other special occasions. DJ and sound system packages from Dhs3,500. email@example.com, www.jam-artists.com (02 627 5356).
Linda Flowers This full-service floral boutique is equipped to handle custom creations for graduation parties, birthday parties, weddings, Christmas gatherings and Ramadan celebrations. Party services from Dhs1,500. Fairmont Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.lindaflowersdubai.com (04 327 3064).
UAE Flowers This online portal takes orders for flowers, cakes, toys, and chocolates for delivery across the UAE. Call for details and prices. email@example.com, www.uaeflowers.com (056 790 5950).
Upscale and Posh This company provides floral stylists to customise one-of-a-kind flower orders for parties, corporate events and weddings. They also offer balloons, cakes and food hampers for a number of different occasions. Call for details and prices. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.upscaleandposh.com (04 456 4141).
Lighting & DÉcor
Empire Events Empire Events will design and execute a wide variety of parties. They provide decorating, catering and lighting services for special events. Call for prices. Villa 156, Al Manara Street, Jumeirah, email@example.com, www.empireeventsllc.com (04 328 6288).
Events Master This party equipment rental and décor company can arrange tables, chairs, sofas, bars, crockery and linens for any events. They also offer specialised New Year’s, Halloween and baby shower décor. Call for prices. Jebel Ali Industrial Zone 1, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.events-master.com (050 770 4032).
Red Orange Events From dancefloors and LEDs, to tables and chairs, Red Orange handles all types of event décor rentals for private parties. At the Barsha showroom clients can pick and choose between a variety of party services. Décor items from Dhs200; party packages from Dhs1,000. email@example.com, www.redorangeevents.com (04 433 1528).
4 Seasons Entertainment and Events Working with efficiency and precision. this agency specialises in providing solutions for sophisticated corporate events, from small internal meetings to large conferences, awards ceremonies or product launches. Call for details and prices. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.4seasonsent.com/corporate (04 258 1948).
Catertainment This family-run company specialises in furniture rental, props and décor, floral displays, AV services and marquee set-ups for parties. Special packages are available for house parties. Party packages from Dhs1,000; party services from Dhs150 per guest. Office 1302, Gold Crest Executive Tower, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, www.catertainment.com (04 447 3137).
Cheeky Monkey English-speaking party organisers and entertainers catering to ages from one year to teenagers, with games, fashion shows, dancefloors, bouncy castles, magicians and balloon artists, among other options. Standard party packages include the works, but can be tailored to suit event needs. Party packages from Dhs1,200. 26th Street, Al Quoz, email@example.com, www.cheekymonkeyparties.com (04 451 7201).
Couture Events This company caters for a whole host of celebratory occasions with corporate and social events including baby showers, birthday parties, anniversaries, graduations and weddings. Call for prices. Executive Office No. 106D, Building No. 8 Ground Floor, Dubai Media City, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.coutureevents.ae (04 364 2077).
Double Decker Bus The company provides iconic, traditional Routemaster buses from London for its kids party themes, which range from the Smurfs to Pirates and Princesses and include everything else in between. Packages are loaded with all that's required to take the pressure off parents and provide a delightful party for children of all ages. For adults, whether it’s travel to brunch or hosting a stag-do, traditional interior-modified London buses offer a luxurious feel. Packages from Dhs1,750 (children); Dhs750 (adults). email@example.com (04 447 1604).
Eventique Eventique specialise in weddings and corporate and special events, ranging from smaller, more intimate affairs to more elaborate events on a grand scale. Eventique@mbc.net, www.eventique.ae (04 391 9714).
Eventic Zone This Sharjah-based company offers party services and corporate events planning along with rentals and talent and artist management. Also offers kid's party packages. Performers and musical acts from Dhs1,500; children’s entertainment from Dhs550; party packages from Dhs1,250. Sharjah, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.eventiczone.com (06 542 7490).
Frenzy Events This company is all about the kids, supplying everything from inflatable bouncy castles to kid's rides and entertainers dressed up as your child’s favourite cartoon character. Call for prices. email@example.com, www.frenzy.ae (04 340 0588).
Fun City Each Fun City branch offers games, prizes, balloons, special meals, themed decorations and rides for birthday parties, as well as handling all aspects of planning and the clean-up afterwards. Perfect Party Dhs55 per guest; Fab Party Dhs80 per guest; Ultimate Party Dhs125 per guest. Locations across the UAE, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.funcity.ae.
Future Vision Events This party company specialises in illusion shows and entertainment for children’s parties and other special events. They also offer clowns, animal shows and a children’s train. Services from Dhs500 to Dhs150,000. Sharjah, email@example.com, www.futurevisionevents.com (050 357 6449).
Ibento Events and Party Rentals Ibento Events is an all-hands-on-deck party planning company, providing everything from venue selection to design, styling, catering, flowers, décor, lighting, sound and more. They have a variety of props in their arsenal to suit any party. Call for prices. Golf Park Building, Al Garhoud Street, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.ibentopartyrentals.com (04 238 4383).
Kidville A one-stop-shop for all sorts of activities for babies and kids up to six years. Classes include music, dance, art and enrichment courses booked by the semester. The soft play gymnasium and party packages are available for kids up to nine years. Party packages from Dhs1,300. Rimal 5, Plaza level, The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence. Other locations: Motorcity; Uptown Mirdif, www.mykidville.ae (04 440 1220).
Matrix Party Services This company organises corporate and personal events, award ceremonies, fashion shows and kids events. They offer a host of live world music from jazz through to pop and Latin bands, with dancers from around the world. They can also provide MCs, fire acts, Arabic entertainment, face painting, balloon bending, clowns and much more. Call for prices. Dubai Investment Park, email@example.com, www.matrixparty.com (04 885 0898).
Me&Riley Contemporary Events Me&Riley prides itself on being a bespoke children’s event planning company. From bouncy castles to table settings, décor, pony rides and party favours, the company can supply almost anything. Party packages from Dhs995 for complete table settings. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.meandriley.com (050 286 7896).
Simply Talent Simply Talent handles multiple aspects of party planning from organising to catering and décor. They will also provide custom party services. Call for prices. Virtuezone, Jumeirah Beach Road, email@example.com, www.simply-talent.ae (050 159 4142).
Smile Factory Choose from a list of characters and entertainers that will come to your home to deliver balloons, flowers or personalised telegrams for house parties, events and special occasions. They can also provide characters, entertainers and hostesses to staff any party. Gift delivery from Dhs90; character appearances from Dhs400. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.smilefactory.ae (04 422 8685).
Sparkles This locally run business offers creative and personalised solutions for party favours, invitations and announcements, and party décor. They can also provide customised party boxes, personalised chocolate wrappers, unique gifts and much more, whatever the occasion. Personal party creations from Dhs10. www.sparklesdubai.com (050 221 5409).
Special Occasions This party planning and event company will design tailor-made events, from the small-scale to the outlandish, such as children’s parties, weddings, anniversaries and baby showers. They can also assist with selecting a venue. Party packages from Dhs2,500; individual party services from Dhs150. email@example.com, www.specialoccasions.ae (04 360 5244).
Splash N’ Bounce Splash N’ Bounce offers pool parties, inflatable rentals, party planning and entertainment services. They specialise in children’s pool parties, providing inflatables and lifeguards, as well as the occasional face painter and popcorn. Theme parties are also available. Pool party packages from Dhs995; garden party packages Dhs1,250; inflatable rentals from Dhs150; entertainment services from Dhs500. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.splashnbounce.com (050 282 5257).
The Big Moo This party planning service offers mascots, bouncy castles, décor, food machines, piñatas, furniture rentals and singing telegrams to meet the needs of any party. Party packages Dhs2,500-Dhs4,500. Choithrams Complex, Al Quoz, email@example.com, www.thebigmoouae.com (04 341 9935).
UAE Party Box UAE Party Box brings the entire party to your home, with multi-lingual entertainment, décor, catering, party bags and even a photography and video service. Call for details and prices. Christina@uaepartybox.com, www.uaepartybox.com (050 257 5010).
Photography and video
Afrodite Event Whether it’s a pool, graduation or wedding party, Afrodite Event will provide décor, entertainment, catering, photography, video and event planning services. Call for prices. 3402, 1 Lake Plaza, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, firstname.lastname@example.org (04 434 8486).
FishFayce FishFayce offers an array of photography and video services ranging from digital photobooths to roving photographers and animation. They can even create RSVP videos for invitations. Fishfayce specialises in birthdays, weddings, graduations, anniversaries and baby showers. Call for details and prices. email@example.com, www.fishfayce.com (056 149 4591).
Giovanni Photography Giovanni prides himself on taking ‘visually compelling portraits that reveal the truth’. He specialises in location shooting, fashion photography, family and children shoots as well as weddings, receptions and gala events. Call for details and prices. Uptown Mall, Mirdif, www.giovanni-photography.com (04 288 5499).
iBoothME iBoothME provides interactive photo booths for local parties. Guests can have their photos snapped in the booth and can choose different filters and styles. Party packages include set-up, props and photos. Party packages Dhs2,990 for three hours. Almaz Tower, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.iboothme.ae (050 104 0540).
Photo Solutions This studio’s international team handles weddings and event photography, plus party packages. Normal rate from Dhs900; party packages from Dhs1,500. 6/F Concorde Tower, Dubai Media City, www.photosolutions.me (04 454 9701).
Picture This Specialises in creative party photography and video services. Three-hour photography service Dhs2,500; three-hour video service Dhs2,000. Jumeirah Terrace 311, Jumeirah, email@example.com, www.picturethis.ae (800 74080).
Play Shots Play Shots offers photography and video services for birthday parties, weddings and a number of other events. Call for details and prices. Office 326, Building 8, Dubai Media City, www.playshots.ae (04 434 8077).