Thursday February 13
Date night special Roxy Cinemas is launching a limited-time Valentine’s Day special for film-loving couples, and it brings its full Platinum deal for Dhs399 for two. Dhs399 for two. Sun Feb 9-Wed Feb 19. Various locations including La Mer; City Walk; Box Park; The Beach, JBR, www.theroxycinemas.com.
Nine-hour Ladies’ night at Q4
3 Sky-high bar Q43 in Media One Hotel is hosting a five-day long ladies’ night, and wait for it – ladies can enjoy nine hours of free-flowing drinks between 6pm and 3am for a pocket-friendly Dhs60. The Valentine’s Day ladies’ night deal is running from Tuesday February 11 until Saturday February 15 and ladies can also enjoy a generous 50 percent off the entire food menu.
Dhs60 (unlimited drinks). Tue Feb 11-Sat Feb 15, 6pm-3am. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 443 5403).
See art by Andy Warhol, Banksy and more
Passionate about art? Sotheby’s Dubai’s first exhibition of the year is set to bring together 21 modern artworks spanning genres and continents, with exclusive pieces from Andy Warhol, Banksy and more from around the world. Taking place from Sunday February 9 until Thursday February 13, the limited-time gallery will be open from 10am until 7pm daily, and is free to attend. Free entry. Until Thu Feb 13, 10am-7pm. Level 1, Gate Village Building 3, DIFC, www.sothebys.com/dubai.
Stay and dine for Valentine’s Day
Millennium Place Marina has dine and stay packages with a meal at MasterChef The TV Experience thrown in too. From Dhs799 per couple. Thu Feb 13-Fri Feb 14, timings vary. Millennium Place Marina, Dubai Marina (04 550 8111).
Enjoy live jazz at Library Bar
Start the weekend with live jazz at this classy bar. Thu 9.30pm-12.30am. The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, JBR (04 318 6150).
Chill-out at LookUp
Get holiday vibes with a daily happy hour at LookUp where you can get 50 percent off on drinks, as well as views across Dubai’s skyline and Burj Khalifa. Daily 4pm-7pm. La Ville Hotel & Suites, City Walk, Al Safa Street (054 309 5948).
Party at Soho Garden
French DJ trio Apollonia will be bringing everyone “together for the music” with support from Adam Graca, Jixo & Danz Mar+Mer and Jean B.
Free. Thu Feb 13. Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba (052 388 8849).
Have a giggle at The Laughter Factory
Three top comedians are coming to Dubai this week to make us laugh this month. Don’t miss it.
Friday February 14
Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Dubai
How will you spend the most romantic day of the year? We’ve rounded up the top dinner deals, hotel stays, afternoon teas and more at timeoutdubai.com to help you plan the perfect February 14. No significant other? No probs. We also have a load of anti-Valentine’s Day plans for you. Enjoy.
See Latino star Maluma play in Dubai
Maluma, the Latin Grammy Award-winning Columbian singer-songwriter will be taking to the stage at Coca-Cola Arena on Valentine’s Day. From Dhs295. Fri Feb 14. Coca-Cola Arena, City Walk, Al Safa Street, www.800tickets.com.
For one night only Time Out Dubai’s Best Budget Restaurant 2019, Vietnamese Foodies, has a cracking offer, serving up a meal for two for just Dhs149 per couple. A delicious deal.
Dance at Hive DXB
Top DJ Nicole Moudaber will be performing a four-hour set at the new club within Soho Beach.
Free. Fri Feb 14. Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba (052 388 8849).
Saturday February 15
Get pancakes at Clinton St. Bakery The famed New York bakery in Dubai is celebrating Pancake Day with not one, but 13 different varieties throughout February, so don’t miss it. Dhs59 (stack of three). Dates vary, 8am-midnight (City Walk); Sun-Thu 10am-midnight, Fri-Sat 10am-1am (The Dubai Mall). Various locations including City Walk; The Dubai Mall, www.clintonstreetbaking.ae.
Take a trip to Sharjah Light Festival
This year’s show will light up a number of venues in the emirate including University City Hall, the American University of Sharjah and the Khalid Lagoon. Free. Sun-Thu 6pm-11pm; Fri-Sat 6pm-midnight. Various locations.