Things to do on October 1:
Watch a bodybuilding competition: The best pro bodybuilders compete in Dubai. There’s also an amateur physique competition as well as retail stands and displays.
Free general admission, competition tickets from Dhs300. From 10am. Until October 4. Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.dubaifpc.com.
Get techie at the Global App Summit: If you think you have the business smarts to develop the next must-have app, check out this event. Learn how to pitch ideas and debate issues such as wearable technologies. Register online to attend.
Free visitor pass, Dhs367 VIP pass. Wed 9.30am-9pm, Thu 9.30am-6.30pm. Until October 2. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim, www.appsglobal.ae (04 265 9704).
Dubai Camel Racing Festival: Head out to the desert to see one of the oldest sporting traditions in the UAE.
Free. Until October 2. 6.30am- 8.30am. Al Marmoum Camel Racetrack, Dubai to Al Ain Road (E66), www.dcrc.ae (055 676 0006).
Go to Fashion Week Middle East: International and local designers including Charlotte Ronson and Shrekanth will send their designs down a runway at DIFC’s iconic The Gate.
From Dhs100 for a full-day pass. October 1 to 4. The Gate, DIFC, www.fashionweekme.com.
Horizon Heroes men’s night: This one is a night for the fellas, with different bucket deals on special drinks every week. There are also hops and food pairings on offer.
Free entry. 8pm-1am. Horizon Lounge, The Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 399 5000).