Things to do on March 13:
See Bob Geldof live: The legendary Irish rocker performs live as part of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. Fans can expect Geldof to perform a selection of his solo and Boomtown Rats classic hits.
Dhs100. 9pm-3am. The Irish Village, Garhoud. www.timeouttickets.com
Support the Dubai Desert Triathlon: This event combines a 25km cycle with a 5km trail run and a 25km endurance horse ride through the spectacular desert. Athletes can tackle one or all three disciplines.
Free to spectate. 5am-11am. Dubai International Endurance City, www.dubaideserttriathlon.com (no number).
Head to Groove on the Grass: Enjoy groove and techno at this mini festival. Ida Engberg headlines the night alongside Jon Gaiser and Barem.
Dhs220. 3pm-3am. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills (04 417 9800).
Go green for St. Patrick’s Day: The Beach House’s menu includes Irish oysters and black beverage in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. On Tuesday March 17, which marks the day itself there will also be a special green-themed ladies’ night.
Prices vary. Fri-Tue 7pm-midnight. Until March 13. Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, Palm Jumeirah (04 567 8304).
Get a blow-dry at The White Room: Blow-dries cost just Dhs65. This offer is ongoing and valid throughout the week, making it the perfect stop-off for a pre-night-out pampering.
Dhs65. Ongoing. The White Room, Ground Floor, Marina Plaza, Dubai Marina, www.whiteroomdubai.com (04 442 1110).