End the season in style at these top clubbing hotspots
As the winter season rolls towards its conclusion, we’ve rounded up the epic parties, soirées, fiestas and nights out that you need to be catching over the next fortnight.
Swipe through the gallery above to find your big night out, and keep checking back as more venues announce their plans to end the season in style.
360˚ After more than a decade dominating the Dubai scene, winning countless and accolades, and hosting some of the world’s very best DJs, this Jumeirah Beach Hotel hotspot is finally closing its doors for good. More details are set to arrive on the final soirée to be hosted at this iconic Dubai nightspot, which has spent the past 13 years hosting mega parties and seeing thousands, if not millions, of selfies taken in front of the Burj Al Arab. But, if it’s true to its legacy, 360˚ will be throwing a bash to remember. Open Sat-Thu 5pm-3am, Fri 1pm-3am. Until Sat May 12. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (04 406 8741).
Blue Marlin UAE Highly commended in the Beach Club of the Year category at the 2018 Time Out Dubai Music & Nightlife Awards, Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE is getting ready to end its sixth season in town, with huge performances coming from top DJs Dixon and Vaal. Entry is free all day and runs all afternoon from 1pm until 11pm. Fri May 11, 1pm-11pm. Golden Tulip Al Jazira Hotel And Resort Ghantoot (056 1133 400).
Cielo Sky Lounge This rooftop hotspot on the banks of the Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club is getting ready for a huge closing bash on Thursday May 3, with international house DJ Kiko Navarro. With more than two decades on the global dance scene, Navarro has resided at some of the world’s biggest clubs, including Ibiza’s Pacha and Space. Running from 9pm through until 3am, enjoy some massive beats to go along with the outstanding views. Free. Thu May 3, 9pm-3am. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 416 1800).
Moe’s on the 5th Closing out the season at this cracking live music venue is Armenian singer Iveta Mukuchyan, who will be in town to headline the club for a second time, bringing her top tunes to the stage on Thursday May 3. There will also be surprise giveaways through the night, so stick around for an evening filled with entertainment. Free. Thu May 3, 9pm-3am. Sheraton Grand Hotel Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 333 3055).
Nasimi Beach Friday May 4 will be the final night at Nasimi Beach, in its current form. The popular Atlantis The Palm hangout will be undergoing a massive renovation and refurb over the summer and through towards the end of the year. We’ve been told the club is due to re-open before the end of 2018, and will be “bolder and better” than ever. To see the club off right, UK DJ, producer and singer Example will be performing, and best of all, the it’s free entry all night long. Bring it on. Free. Fri May 4, 11am-2am. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 1000).
Zero Gravity Having had a phenomenal season full of international acts (including Rudimental, Timmy Trumpet and Fatboy Slim), our Beach Club of the Year is closing out its parties before the summer with another dose of its huge beach festival, One Big Friday. Multi-platinum-selling Jonas Blue is coming to town, bringing with him his absolutely enormous hits Fast Car, Perfect Strangers and By Your Side (the former of which spent 40 consecutive weeks in the charts). You’ll still be able to visit the pool and beach during summer, but don’t miss this massive party. Free (ladies after 5pm, gents before 8pm), Dhs100 (gents after 8pm). Fri May 11, 5pm-3am. Next to Skydive Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 399 0009).