Shop to win cash: Spend over Dhs200 in any shop, restaurant or the theatre at Souk Madinat Jumeirah during Dubai Shopping Festival and you’ll get a ticket to go into a draw to win Dhs500,000. Until February 2. Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Al Sufouh Road (04 366 8888).
Have a sports massage: This professional sports massage involves deep tissue massage, connective tissue release, stretching and trigger point treatment to boot. Dhs350 for 30 minutes. 1304 Swiss Tower, Cluster Y, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 368 7800).
Discounts for gents: Hunters Room and Grill’s ‘gentlemen’s agreement’ offers a 50 percent discount on meat or a bottle of grape. Prices vary. 6pm-10.45pm. Ongoing. Westin Mina Seyahi, Al Sufouh Road (04 399 4141).
Go see the circus: The East China State Circus is coming to town. See acrobats dazzle in traditional circus and contemporary performance. Until February 1. Dhs150-170. Madinat Theatre, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 366 6546). www.timeouttickets.com
Make a play date at Favourite Things: Boasting a jungle gym, fancy dress room, and arts/cooking and science rooms, a trip to Favourite Things offers a fun play date. Eco-friendly wristbands are given to kids with their contact details so you can be immediately contacted. Dhs85 per hour for first-time visit. Sun-Sat 9am-9pm. The Dubai Mall. www.favouritethings.com (04 434 1984).