Ladies can paint the town red (and white) for free on December 25
Boudoir It’s always ladies’ night at Boudoir, and Christmas Day is no exception, with free-flowing bubbles for ladies all night long. Free. 9pm-3am. Boudoir, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa (04 345 5995).
Embassy Dubai High-end club Embassy is pushing the boat out with a special edition of its ladies’ night. The Empress Christmas Day Special and Boxing Day Special will have a festive feel, with three free drinks for ladies, plus canapés, on both days. Meanwhile, two ladies will win free tickets to the venue’s New Year’s Eve party. 7pm-10pm, Tuesday December 25. 8pm-11pm, Wednesday December 26. Embassy Dubai, Grosvenor House, Dubai Marina (04 317 6000).
Trilogy It will be business as usual for one of Dubai’s top clubs on December 25, with its ladies’ night ticking away like any other night. What better way to work off that turkey than with a night on the dancefloor? Dhs150 main room entry, Dhs700 for rooftop and free drinks. 10pm-3am. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (050 624 5751).
Cirque du Soir Cirque takes a leaf out of Tim Burton’s book for its Nightmare Before Christmas festive celebrations, with the club’s resident stilt walkers, contortionists, sword swallowers and magicians mixing with Santa Claus and his elves. Free (reservations recommended, door policy applies). 10.30pm-3am. Also on December 20, 21 and 24. Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 332 4900).
The Irish Village Well known for its annual tree-lighting ceremony, there’s always plenty of festive cheer at The Irish Village. Stop by on Christmas Eve for cheesy tunes from DJ Marky Mark. Free. 7pm-3am. The Irish Village, Garhoud (04 282 4750).