Tuesday, January 24
Win a Dhs250,000 shopping spree: Bargain-seekers spending a combined total of Dhs300 at Mall of the Emirates, Deira City Centre and Mirdif City Centre during Dubai Shopping Festival will be entered into a draw to win a weekly shopping spree worth Dhs250,000.
Mall of the Emirates (04 409 9000), Deira City Centre (04 295 4486), Mirdif City Centre (800 6422).
Tuck into German sausages and hops: Head to Long’s Bar to try sausage specialities from Bavaria and beyond, as well as special beverages.
Prices vary. Noon-11pm. Until January 29. Towers Rotana Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 312 2201).
Guzzle oysters by Dubai Creek: This January, The Terrace is dishing up the finest oysters, paired with more than 70 of the world’s premium potato-based beverages.
Dhs140-170. Noon-2am. Until January 31. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 602 1234).
Ladies: party for free at Honeytrap: This busy, buzzy urban ladies’ night features DJs Richie D and DLB behind the decks.
Dhs75; free for ladies and Face card holders. 10pm-3am. Chi@The Lodge, Al Nasr Leisureland (04 337 9470).
Get ready for the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature: Tickets for this year’s festival, which takes place on March 6-10, go on sale today. There’s a fantastic, family-friendly line-up this year: food guru Annabel Karmel will be giving advice, Jacqueline Wilson (the creator of Tracy Beaker) will be presenting her latest book, Willie Harcourt-Cooze will be talking chocolate, and Emirati author Maitha Al-Khayat (author of I Love My Dad’s Long Beard) will be talking culture and customs. There’s so much more, including a special Time Out Kids zone. Not to be missed.
Ticket prices vary. March 6-10. Various locations including Al Mamzar & InterContinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City, www.eaifl.com (04 353 4002).