Friday, June 14
One last (12-hour) beach party: Party for 12 hours straight at what really might be the last outdoor closing party of the season. Headlined by Danilo Dumonte, there’s even a free welcome drink for ladies.
Free. 3pm-3am. Bliss Lounge, Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort, JBR (050 553 7917).
Take part in an early-morning aquathlon at the beach: This family-orientated run-swim event is the second in the series, and open to competitors all ages. This time there’s also a new team category just for lifeguards.
Dhs50 kids, Dhs100 3km fun run, Dhs150 adults. From 6am. The Shack, Kitesurfing Beach, Umm Suqeim, www.premiermarathons.com (04 448 7142).
Learn to cook in Italian style: This month the regular Armani/Ristorante cooking class focuses on artichokes.
Dhs700 per person (including three course lunch and paired beverages). Dhs1,000 per couple. 10am-2pm. Armani Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3282).
Check out Dubai Flea Market’s indoor summer location: Head to the Dubai World Trade Centre to sift through other people’s trash and treasure, as the second-hand market moves indoors for summer.
2pm-7pm. Zabeel Hall 3, Dubai World Trade Centre (055 452 6030).
A back-to-back reggae soundclash: India’s reggae don DJ MoCity goes head-to-head with local DJs with a ‘one-track-on, one-track-off’ policy at Drop Dread’s closing party, held in the intimate Al Barsha nightspot.
Dhs50. 10pm-3am. Casa Latina, Ibis Al Barsha (055 418 6265).