Things to do on December 2:
Watch the boat parade
Witness a spectacle of decorated yachts at the UAE National Day Boat Parade and Family Fun Day.
Free. Noon-6pm. Dubai Marina Yacht Club, Dubai Marina, www.dubaimarinayachtclub.com (04 362 7900).
Get a festive glow
Head to the recently relaunched Glow Salon & Spa to take advantage of the festive All Decked Out package including manicure, pedicure, hair treatments and more.
Dhs800. Until December 31. Glow Salon & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road (055 233 5745).
Go out for ladies’ night
Grab your girlfriends and head down to Barasti to enjoy views of the Palm Jumeirah and the pink bubbly.
Dhs50. 6pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Dubai Marina (04 399 2313).
Pick a theme at Amici
Regular themed buffet nights include pasta and pizza on Mondays, Asian on Tuesdays, Mexican on Wednesdays and international on Thursdays.
Dhs85 (soft drinks). Mon-Thu 6.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Hotel Ibis Mall of Emirates, Al Barsha (04 382 3218).
Ultimate Rugby 7s Family Fun Day with CNCF
Mums, dads and kids can play the game and enjoy a sumptuous barbecue.
From Dhs75. 2pm-7pm. Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club, opposite Arabian Ranches, www.urbanevents.ae.