Things to do on March 21:
Catch Carl Cox on Atlantis Beach: The iconic DJ returns to Dubai after a seven-year hiatus, with support from the legendary Gilles Peterson and more.
Dhs200-250, VIP 400. 6pm-3am. Atlantis Beach, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah. www.timeouttickets.com
Celebrate Holi: The colourful festival of Holi comes to Dubai this weekend with a vibrant beach party. This family event will see partygoers doused in coloured powder, plus plenty of Indian music, food and dancing.
From Dhs80. 10am-6pm. JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort, Jebel Ali, www.facebook.com/tamquestofficial.
Watch Twenty20 cricket live: Cricket fans will love the Emirates Airline Twenty20 Cricket day, where big names in international cricket such as Jimmy Anderson, Virender Sehwag and Matt Prior will be taking to the crease.
Free for under 12s, Dhs25 standard, Dhs100 premium. 9am-8pm. The Sevens Stadium, E66, www.archtrophy.com (04 321 0008).
Happy new year Iranian-style!: Celebrate Norooz at Iranian restaurant Shahrzad today. The new year’s party will include live entertainment and classic Persian dishes.
Dhs599 per person (soft drinks). 7pm-1am. Hyatt Regency Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Shake it to Ashanti at supperclub: Chocolate Nights at supperclub keeps the urban beats coming with a live performance from Ashanti, the American R&B and hip-hop sensation famous for her hit ‘Foolish’.
Reservations required, tables from Dhs3,000. 10pm-3am. supperclub, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 451 1100).