Looking for something completely different to do on Valentine’s Day this year? Swap staring into each other’s eyes for one of these experiences instead.
Revival, the Abba tribute
See a live performance of the British group Revival, the Abba tribute band, on the picturesque Rooftop Gardens. The entrance is inclusive of a picnic basket per couple, featuring Scottish smoked salmon, artisan breads, vintage cheese, New York-style cheesecake and more.
Dhs225 per person. February 13-14. 8pm Rooftop Gardens, Pyramids at Wafi, Oud Metha. www.pyramidsrestaurantsatwafi.com.
My Funny Valentine
See the Courtyard Players in an improvised theatrical performance. The event promises a night of romance, laughter and love, as the actors entertain with scenes and songs based on audience suggestions.
Dhs100 per person. February 12 and 13, 8pm, February 14, 7pm and 9pm. The Courtyard Playhouse, A Quoz 1, www.courtyardplayhouse.com.
Sign up to a masterclass hosted by Vogue Cafè’s corporate pastry Chef Johann Legland, and beverage manager Anton Voinovskyi. Participants will learn how to create the ultimate mocktail Chanel No6, as well as a duo of choux profiteroles. Each participant will also be given a Vogue Café gift box worth Dhs200 once they complete the masterclass.
Dhs180 per person. 7pm-8pm. February 11, 18 and 25. Vogue Café Espresso Bar, Level Shoe District, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 501 6810).