If you’re in Dubai for the holiday season, you’re in luck. There are loads of cool, fun things to do this season. We’ve selected an array of out-of-the-box and even some crazy wild events to choose from this Christmas Eve.
Layla Kardan at Cove 2.0
Where: Cove Beach Dubai, Bluewaters, near JBR
About: Layla Kardan is a Dubai-made singer who has just released a new album and music video. Take advantage of this opportunity to catch her live and Dubai latest venue Bluwaters. That island they’ve been building off JBR is finally ready and now you can see Layla Kardan performing live AND check out the winter festival happening there. What a win-win way to spend Christmas Eve!
Chill Out Sessions
Where: Iris Dubai, Oberoi Hotel, Business Bay
About: Iris Dubai hosts “chill out sessions” every Monday with a welcome break from heavy, loud music many of us are used to. This week, they feature the live serenading of Canadian/Lebanese singer and songwriter Danny Aridi. He’s best known for his soulful, powerful and raspy voice. This acoustic performance is bound to offer a happy medium between hitting the night hard and a cozy night in.
Hip Hop With Frank
Where: Toy Room, Soho Garden, Meydan
When: 11pm until late
About: Every Monday Frank (the bear) the crazy cats at Toy Room Dubai put on a hip hop show that vows to mesmerise and hypnotise and possibly just confuse. This Monday, however, is Christmas Eve. And, with that comes a special guest. You’ll have to just turn up to find out who it is 😉
Where: Weslodge, JW Marriott Marquis, Business Bay
About: Shaking it up genre-wise, The Weslodge offers Soul, Disco and Funk tunes to those of us who need a little dance in our lives. Monday Funk brings you all the classics to move your body to.
The Ultimate Christmas Party
Where: Lucky Voice, Grand Millenium Hotel, Barsha Heights
When: 5pm – 3am
About: Sometimes, all you want to do around the holidays is sing your heart out to the songs of the holiday season. Well, here’s your opportunity to get the gang together for sone festive singing at Lucky Voice’s Ultimate Christmas Party! Book a private karaoke room or just sing dance with the whole venue!
Kizomba Xmas Breeze
Where: Somaya Le Palais, Shams 6, The Walk, JBR
When: 9:30pm – 1:30am
About: Celebrate this Christmas by indulging in a thirst for Latin dance with a free Kizomba dance class. The night begins with a lesson for beginners and up. Then, it turns into social dancing where you can practice your moves. DJ Scott will play Kizomba, Samba, Zouk, Afrobeat and other genres. And of course, the dress code is red, green and white for the holiday season.