Globetrotters, Enrique, boat party and new night at 360°
Time Out Dubai staff
Thursday 25 Watch the Harlem Globetrotters Exhibition basketball team the Harlem Globetrotters bring their family-friendly show of theatrical sporting antics to the Dubai Tennis Stadium. Expect plenty of crowd-pleasing trick shots. Dhs75 (upper gallery), Dhs150 (lower gallery), Dhs250 (gold), Dhs350 (courtside). Shows start 7pm. Until October 26. Dubai Tennis Stadium, Garhoud, www.timeouttickets.com.
Thursday 25 Play with bubbles and balloons at Dubai Marina Mall Enjoy an entertaining family festival featuring international acts, running at the mall over Eid. Free. Until October 29. Dubai Marina Mall (04 436 1020).
Thursday 25 See small-scale artworks by Middle Eastern artists A selection of 50 small artworks feature in this group exhibition, highlighting the various styles and techniques used by regional artists. Until November 20. Total Arts at the Courtyard, Al Quoz 1, Street 4b, between Times Square Centre and Al Tayer Motors (04 347 5050).
Thursday 25 Go strictly vinyl at 360°’s latest night Look forward to Charl Chaka and Just Lance upstairs, with DJ Solo spinning afrobeat, funk, soul and more in the new bar below. Free (guestlist only). 6pm-2am. Jumeirah Beach Hotel (056 682 6617).
Thursday 25 Dine at The Wharf The venue hosts a week of grape evenings, with a set menu and Chilean grape. Dhs250 (three courses with grape). Wed 7pm-11.30pm. Until October 31. Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6730).
Friday 26 Big breakfast at Barasti Start the day with a full English or one of the healthy options on offer in this new promotion. Prices vary. Fri-Sat 9am-noon. Ongoing. Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Dubai Marina (04 318 1313).
Friday 26 Get spooked at Yalumba The Halloween brunch involves fancy dress, scary music and a bloody chocolate fountain. Dhs499 (selected beverages). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 2455).
Friday 26 Jump aboard a boat party Sunset Groove’s third boat party takes place on the Gugu boat, with space for 95 revellers. Spend more than five hours on the water, with sets from Sandance resident Smokingroove, Gabriel Geen and Hoolz. Dhs250-300 (with drinks). 1.30pm. Leaving from Dubai Marina Yacht Club (04 454 1677).
Friday 26 Enjoy African music at Chi Hear a triple bill of African talent, with Congolese singer-songwriter Fally Ipupa, Nigerian rapper Naeto C and South African house duo Liquideep, plus African food. Dhs150-250. 7pm-3am. Al Nasr Leisureland, Oud Metha (04 337 9470).
Friday 26 Squeal as Enrique struts his stuff Latino heartthrob (and Grammy Award-winner) Enrique Iglesias is set to serenade Dubai’s ladies with pop croons. Dhs295-995. Doors open 7pm; show starts 10pm. Sheikh Saeed Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre, www.timeouttickets.com.
Saturday 27 See the sun rise from the top of the Burj Khalifa To celebrate Eid al-Adha, At The Top at the Burj Khalifa will be open 24 hours a day, giving you the chance to enjoy 360˚ views all day and night. Dhs85 (adults), Dhs65 (children). Until November 3. Downtown Dubai (800 288 43867).
Saturday 27 Take your pet to Shampooch’s Halloween party This pet grooming parlour is hosting a ‘Howl’oween Pawty’ for your four-legged friends, with paw painting, pet fancy dress and more. Dhs20 per dog. 4pm-6pm. Shampooch Salon & Daycare, Street 8, Al Quoz (04 340 0507).
Saturday 27 Enjoy a joke at Kiza Try a comedy evening with African-themed food and entertainment from funnyman Basketmouth. Dhs500 (four-course dinner, grape and entertainment). From 6pm. The Lodge, Oud Metha (04 334 4159).
Saturday 27 Listen to gypsy jazz violins Italian violinist Luca Ciarla brings his quartet to the Madinat for an alternative evening of music. Dhs125. 8pm. Amphitheatre, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6380).
Saturday 27 Party in Pink with 411 at People The award-winning 411 team, led by DJ Bliss, do their bit to raise breast cancer awareness with this pink-themed UV party. Free. 10pm-3am. People by Crystal, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (050 354 3131).
Sunday 28 Try Elche’s special offer while you can Buy Elche’s mini session, including three rejuvenating facials, and get a free body scrub and massage. Dhs1,960 for mini session. Until October 31. Elche Natural Beauty Salon, Villa 42, Street 10c, Jumeirah 1, www.elche.ae (04 349 4942).
Sunday 28 Go paddleboarding Grab a board early in the morning for the flattest seas off Umm Suqeim beach. You might even spot a turtle. Dhs75 per hour. Ongoing. Surf Dubai, Villa 12a, Street 3a, Umm Suqeim 3, www.surfingdubai.com (050 504 3020).
Sunday 28 Happy hour at Calabar Watch the Dubai Fountains and enjoy the beautiful weather with 50 percent off drinks. Daily 6pm-8pm. Ongoing. The Address Downtown Dubai (04436 8888).
Sunday 28 Viva barbecue! Rosso hosts an Italian-style barbecue, with grilled fish and meat served on the terrace, overlooking the Arabian Gulf. Dhs189 (soft drinks). Sun 8pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Amwaj Rotana, The Walk at JBR (04 428 3088).
Monday 29 Global specials at Scafé The daily specials at this new culinary academy’s bistro include dishes from Peru, Italy, France and India. Dhs55. Sat-Thu noon-2.30pm. Until October 30. Unit 16, Cluster I, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 379 4044).
Monday 29 Do yoga under the full moon at Talise If you haven’t tried them, Talise Spa’s full-moon yoga classes are well worth a trip. This month’s session takes place on the Mina A’Salam beach. Dhs99 per person. 7.30pm-9pm. Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6818).
Monday 29 Watch Fatiniza live at The Fridge Fresh from the studio, Colombian rock singer Fatiniza is expected to debut some hot new material at this showcase. Dhs50. 7.30pm. The Fridge. Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz (04 347 7793).
Monday 29 Chuckle on a Monday Monday Night Funnies sees female troupe Funny Girls take to the stage for a night of stand-up routines. Dhs75. From 8pm. Blends, The Address Dubai Marina, www.facebook.com/dubomedypage (04 374 6789).
Tuesday 30 Belt out a classic at 1Up Karaoke Night Choose from more than 70,000 tracks at this fun singalong event. To get you motivated, there are five free drinks for every lady. Free. 8pm-late. Boutique 7 Hotel, TECOM (04 448 7928).
Wednesday 31 Enter Cirque’s House of Horrors High-end club Cirque du Soir has been transformed for three days with a spooky Halloween makeover, with fire dancers, two-headed monsters and more. Free (reservations recommended, door policy applies). 10.30pm-3am. Until Friday 2. Cirque du Soir, Fairmount Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 332 4900).