How to celebrate UAE National Day in Dubai 2018: Fireworks, concerts and offers

There's a whole bunch going on over the long weekend in Dubai

How to celebrate UAE National Day in Dubai 2018: Fireworks, concerts and offers

How to spend National Day in Dubai

National Day is coming up this weekend and as we get ready to celebrate the UAE’s 47th birthday (and, with it, benefit from an exceptionally long weekend), Tim Skinner, Head of Video Content, is joined by Scott Campbell, Digital Editor, and Darragh Murphy, Branded Content Editor, to chat about the biggest and best celebrations taking place across the city.

From fireworks displays to free burritos, there’s a bunch going on over the long weekend. The gang also chats about the latest happenings at Dubai Opera, the Time Out Dubai Christmas Jumper Party (and the festive edition of the Time Out Dubai Brunch Club at Firelake), and why the rise of eSports in Dubai is such a big deal.

There are also massive savings on La Perle tickets to be had, the So Solid Duo (Crew) are back in town for a one-night-only gig at the Dubai Rugby 7s, while Tim also reveals a brand-new phobia that almost literally crept up on him recently.

You can already get the latest on what’s happening in Dubai through Time Out Dubai’s website, social media channels, magazine and weekly Vlogs, but the podcast is another brilliant way to find out what’s going on in one of the world’s most exciting cities. Listen on your phone, desktop or tablet, by visiting SoundCloud or iTunes.

You can also subscribe to the channel and be notified as soon as a new podcast goes live.

With a new episode available every Sunday at 5pm, each lasts 40 minutes – meaning it’s the perfect length to pass time either during your daily commute, while you’re making dinner, or on a lunch break at work.

You can even watch a feed from the studio on Time Out Dubai’s YouTube channel, where it also hosts its weekly Vlogs series.

Every week, the Time Out Dubai team discusses the biggest news and trends from across the city, in addition to revealing the best places across town to visit right now.

It’s your chance to look behind the headlines and find out what makes the city tick – from street food to the latest nightlife hotspots and more.

Fancy telling Time Out Dubai what you’d like to hear the team talking about? Leave a comment on YouTube or get in touch by messaging Time Out Dubai on Facebook or emailing


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