5 things to do today in Dubai

Get yourself down to RedFestDXB or go all out ahead of Lent at Elia

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Things to do on February 12:

Get yourself down to RedFestDXB: Catch live performances from The Script, Kid Ink, Tinashe, Rixton, G.R.L. and Wilkinson on the first night of this two-day festival.
Dhs350-1,000. 6pm. Dubai Media City Amphitheatre. www.timeouttickets.com

Eat and compete at at Food Carnival: This three-day Dubai Food Carnival – a festival of celebrity chefs, cooking demonstrations, competitions, entertainment and more – is the highlight of this month’s fiesta.
Dhs30 for entry. Thu 3pm-10pm, Fri-Sat noon-10pm. Until February 14. Dubai International Marine Club, Dubai Marina www.dubaifoodcarnival.com.

End the week at Sho Cho: Enjoy music from DJ Moe Pro from 10pm and get selected beverages for Dhs30, 7pm until 10pm.
Free. 7pm-3am. Sho Cho, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 346 1111).

Get dressed up for The Big Pink Ball: This fun black tie event will raise funds for breast cancer charities. Enjoy a three-course meal and cabaret-style entertainment.
From Dhs954 per person, Dhs9,440 per table (outer circle). 7pm-2am. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills, www.bigpinkball.com (052 922 1536).

Go all out ahead of Lent at Elia: The Greek tradition of Tsiknopempti involves indulging in meat before meat-free fasting during Lent. Elia celebrates tonight with a party of flame-grilled meat dishes and Greek tracks played by a Mykonos DJ. Reservations required.
Dhs195 (soft drinks). 9pm-midnight. Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 501 2690).

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