Water fight party at Joya: DJs Paul Hamilton and Charl Chaka spin while guests frolic with water guns, balloons and soapy soccer. Those arriving by taxi should save the receipt: they’ll be refunded the same amount in drinks (maximum Dhs100). Not that ladies need worry – they drink for free. Free for ladies, Dhs100 for men (with two drinks), half price for male cabin crew. 9pm-3am. Joya, Jebel Ali Beach Resort (050 874 0980).
Ride out with the Dubai Roadsters: For experienced cyclists only, this weekly ride attracts around 150 enthusiasts and features three distances to choose from: 80km, 120km or 140km. The ride starts and finishes at the Lime Tree Café on Beach Road – breakfast alert. Free (riders must provide their own helmet and bike). 5.30am. The Lime Tree Café & Kitchen, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 349 8498).
Dine on dim sum: China Club in Deira offers an all-you-can-eat Asian lunchtime feast today. We recommend the steamed honey chicken char siew bao. Dhs95 (including iced tea). 11.30am-3.30pm. Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
Party with Benny Benassi: Dance like a lunatic this weekend as Grammy Award-winning DJ Benassi touches down to headline Peppermint Experience’s seventh birthday celebrations. Dhs150. Open 9pm-3am. Saeed Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre, www.timeouttickets.com
A taste of UK garage with Romeo and Megaman: The former members of Brit band So Solid Crew perform a set live in Dubai. Dhs100, free for ladies before midnight and Face card holders all night. Open 10pm-3am. Elegante, Royal Ascot Hotel, Bur Dubai (050 962 4222).