Play arcade games: Visit indoor amusement park Sega Republic, where you can zap zombies, drive race cars and spin in the air on the Storm G ride. Free entry, game prices vary. The Dubai Mall (04 448 8484).Warm up for Dubai Tango Festival: This four-day festival dedicated to the passionate Argentinian dance starts today. From lessons to parties, there’s something for every dance fan. Prices and locations vary. www.dubaitangofestival.comSnap up gifts at an open-air market: Dubai’s Covent Garden Market is a great place to browse, offering more than 75 stallholders who sell everything from jewellery and fashion to toys. Open 5pm-midnight. JBR, www.coventgardenmarket.ae
A Japanese feast: Spruce up your Wednesday night at Fazaris, which offers live cooking stations serving tempura, okonomiyaki, ramen and plenty of sushi. Dhs210 (food only); Dhs310 (selected Japanese beverages). 6.30pm-11pm. The Address Downtown Dubai (04 436 8888).
Rock out to Beethoven: Rock On! Beethoven is a smash-hit rock ’n’ roll musical from South Africa. Catch its Dubai debut tonight. Until May 21. Dhs165. 8pm. First Group Theatre, Madinat Jumeirah, (04 366 6546), www.timeouttickets.com