From live performances and new nightlife venues to beach clubs, brunches and speakeasies, these are the best things you can do in Dubai this weekend.
Friday 25 March 2022
Watch Jason Derulo perform live
R&B superstar Jason Derulo will perform on Friday 25 March on the Jubilee stage at Expo 2020 Dubai. Following his performance, the after-party will take place at CUE Lounge at Sheraton Grand Dubai. CUE will open its doors from 10pm with acclaimed local DJs warming up the crowd ahead of Derulo’s performance. Table reservations are essential.
Party at a new nightlife destination
This weekend, CODA officially opens its doors at Fairmont Dubai on Sheikh Zayed Road. A bespoke space for those looking to party, CODA is a cool and understated new venue providing world-class service and internationally renowned entertainment and music, resulting in extraordinary evenings that evolve into mornings. CODA is open from Wednesday to Saturday, from 10pm to 3am.
GO: Follow @codadxb on Instagram for more information.
Saturday 26 March 2022
Find your flow at Fairmont The Palm
Yoga lovers can ease into the weekend with a flow yoga event at Fairmont the Palm. The free event is a relaxing way to flow the week’s stresses away with friends. The evening includes a gentle flow yoga session to focus on mind, body, and breath with Dina Cassir, exploring different physical movement variations to help attendees find their flow. The event will be supported by Rituals Cosmetics. Saturday 26 March, from 4pm to 5:30pm.
GO: Visit https://reconnectprogramme.com/events/ for more information.
Celebrate the 6th anniversary of Nikki Beach Dubai
The chic Pearl Jumeriah beach club is set to host a one-of-a-kind event celebrating its 6th anniversary. Nikki Beach Dubai will be showcasing its signature music and creativity with entertainment and vibrant performances. Giant palms, tropical flowers, coastal décor, and special beverages all come together for poolside fun.
Sunday 27 March 2022
Brunch at a Japanese hotspot
Mimi Kakushi, Dubai’s 1920s Osaka inspired bar and restaurant, offers a Japanese brunch of traditional favourites with playful and modern twists. Enjoy unique platters with assortments of signature maki roll creations, spicy salmon tataki, black cod and prawn gyozas, yakitori chicken, Angus beef strips with shiso mayo and an extensive selection of flavourful appetisers and bites. An array of mouth-watering mains heighten the experience with umami flavours of marinated black cod with a citrus sauce, grilled salmon with green chilli sauce, roasted corn-fed baby chicken, and grilled Angus fillet with sweet garlic soy. To end the meal on a sweet note, diners can choose from delicious Japanese-inspired desserts. Saturdays and Sundays from 12pm to 4pm (packages available for three hours). AED 350 (soft beverages), AED 490 (house beverages) and AED 695 (bubbly).
Visit a Suave new speakeasy
Chic Mediterranean venue Basko has launched an exclusive speakeasy bar, SUAVE. The venue boasts retro vibes and exquisite tastes, from the statement piece chandelier-inspired staircase to the premium suede interiors gushing with deep reds and velvet blues. Guests will be surprised by the mixology expertise of SUAVE and the secret recipes only known to this speakeasy. The authenticity of the venue has been set deep within the walls, featuring a library of over 200 vintage records.