The best nights out in Dubai this weekend

Superstar DJs, drinks deals, a four-day Paddy’s Day party and more

The best nights out in Dubai this weekend

No plans this weekend? Not anymore.

We’ve rounded up the best nights out in Dubai this weekend, so take your pick from the below and get ready to party the weekend away.

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Drai’s Dubai

Wiz Khalifa fan? Make a date this Friday March 13 at the award-winning Drai’s Dubai. The platinum-selling rapper is making a return to the catwalk stage and fans can expect mega hits such as Black and Yellow, See You Again, We Dem Boyz and Work Hard, Play Hard. Ladies get free entry until 1am while gents can get in on the action for Dhs200, which includes one house beverage with tickets available via Virgin Megastore.
Free (ladies), Dhs200 (gents – including one drink). Fri Mar 13, 10pm-4am. Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba (052 388 8857).

Lock, Stock & Barrel JBR

Dubai’s Lock, Stock & Barrel in JBR has launched a new party brunch and it sounds like heaps of fun. Expect endless entertainment, top-notch food and a “dessert show” from noon until 4pm – find out more here.
Dhs200 (soft drinks), Dhs250 (house beverages). Fri noon-4pm. Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR (04 392 7120).

The best nights out in Dubai this weekend

Soho Beach

AnimaTerra is hitting HIVE at Soho Beach in Meydan on Saturday March 14 for a one-night-only festival – all inspired by the earth and everything that lives within it. Live DJs will be spinning big beats, with acts including El Mundo & Zazou, San Miguel, Sarkis Mikael, Safi and Andre Mayborn performing. You can expect meditation circles, market stalls selling handcrafted items, plus what the organisers say is a “curated musical and sensory experience”. Tickets will set you back Dhs120 per person and doors open at 3pm.
Dhs120. Sat Mar 14, 3pm-2am. Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba,

Sven Väth

The superstar DJ is no stranger to the super-clubs of Ibiza and the man behind the famous clubbing concept Cocoon is bringing the popular party night to Dubai. He’ll be hitting the decks at Soho Beach this Friday and will be supported by Dubai-based DJs Jixo & Danz, Mar+Mer and Jean B.
Dhs100 (ladies), Dhs150 (gents). Fri Mar 13, 7pm-4am. Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba,

The Irish Village

The Irish Village in Garhoud is hosting a four-day Paddy’s Day party with live music, family fun and loads more. Kicking off on Friday March 13 there will be four days of celebrations, all the way up to St. Patrick’s Day on Tuesday March 17. Every day at The Irish Village there will be live music from The Big Noise Band, while every day apart from Monday there will also be performances from Jukebox Money and DJ Marky Mark.
Free. Fri Mar 13-Tue Mar 17. The Irish Village Garhoud (04 282 4750).

The best nights out in Dubai this weekend

Toy Room DXB

Toy Room DXB has launched a new Thursday night party. Taking place at the newly-opened super-club HIVE, partygoers of Dubai can expect all the usual crazy Toy Room DXB antics and ladies can get five hours of unlimited drinks – for free. The night kicks off at 11pm and the party goes on all way until 4am.
Thu 11pm-4am. Soho Garden, Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba (052 463 3338).


If you’re not able to catch US rapper Wiz Khalifa at Drai’s Dubai on Friday, the superstar rapper will also be hitting up ever-popular super-club WHITE Dubai on Thursday March 12.
Free (ladies), Dhs200 (gents – including two drinks). Thu Mar 12, 11pm-4am. Meydan Racecourse Grandstand, Nad Al Sheba (050 443 0933).

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