Monday, January 31, 2011


Dubai Shopping Festival 2013

The Dubai Shopping Festival 2013 (DSF 2013) will be open from 3rd January and will run until 3rd February 2013, featuring "Dubai at its Best". DSF 2013 is the internationally acclaimed festival and one of the best shopping experiences in the world.
The 32-day shopping extravaganza will bring Dubai into festive spirit, with its unique combination of shopping, winning and entertainment. Apart from shopping and winning prizes, various events and activities will be organized for visitors and residents.
DSF caters to people of all ages, as its programs vary from international concerts, sports, musicals and shows, to outdoor and fashion events.
Organized by Dubai Events and Promotion Establishment (DEPE), DSF 2013 follows the grand success of DSF 2012, which incorporated the slogan "Dubai at its best".
The mega event commences with entertaining street performances, display of fireworks, and proceeds to high discount tax-free shopping, and entertaining events during the festival. The retailers announced up to 75% discount on electronics, jewellery, watches, perfumes, textiles, carpets, and more on major brands.
Apart from these, there are opportunities to win several daily and weekly prizes organized by shopping malls and retailers. Among the prizes to be given are LX50 given in cash in Lexus Mega Raffle.
Also, DSF 2013 will witness wonderful performances by renowned artists, percussionists, acrobats, dancers and more. However, apart from entertainment programs alone, the festival plays a major role in development of tourism in Dubai, and helps in boosting economic condition of the country.

Major features of DSF 2013

DSF 2010Tax-free shopping: The mega event will begin with entertaining street performances and a display of fireworks. Shoppers can begin enjoying the high discounted shopping, and entertaining events organized all through the festival. Shopping in Dubai is largely tax-free, as merchants are permitted to import products from other countries with very little or no custom duties. The shopping malls and retailers will offer up to 75% discount on range of items, including jewellery, watches, electronics, carpets, textiles, perfumes, and handicrafts of major brands.
Attractive Prizes: Apart from the tax-free discounted rates, shoppers can also look forward to an opportunity to win several daily and weekly prizes, organized by participating shopping malls and retailers. The prizes include luxurious LX570 car and Dh.100,000 in cash in the Lexus Mega Raffle. The Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group also announce exciting DSF promotions by offering visitors a chance to win 21kilos of gold worth Dh.4.5mn through raffle draws.
Cultural/Entertainment events: The event, which opens with spectacular firework display, offers a series of colourful cultural programs and entertainment events all through the festival

The Carnival

As always, DSF 2013 will also witness spectacular parade with performances by renowned international artists, apart from shows by acrobats, percussionists, dancers and more. The DSF Carnival is an all-out display by various performers including musicians, jugglers, unicyclists, stilt walkers, all of which render the festive feeling of DSF across Dubai. Visitors get to enjoy live concerts and jazz world performed by some renowned artists.
Dubai Carnivals will be held in different platforms, each with different themes including Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, and Russian. Every year at least 300 performers participate in the Carnivals, which will be held every weekend during the month-long DSF.

Global Village

The Global Village is another major attraction during the DSF 2012 for visitors, who get to explore international heritage and cultural diversity. The Global Village is associated with DSF, although it runs longer than DSF. The Global Village is a unique concept of bringing the entire globe under a single roof. As the name indicates, Global Village is a true representation of culture of various countries at a single place. Every country will set up its own pavilion, wherein renowned products in their home countries are displayed. Apart from product sale, Global Village also offers entertainment events, food stalls, children rides, sports activities and lucky draws on daily basis.

Carpet Oasis

Carpet Oasis is a treasure trove of carpets, wherein traders from across the world, offer good value on a range of floor coverings. It will be open during Dubai Shopping Festival 2013, with thousands of unique and exclusive handmade, oriental, and Persian carpets and rugs from across the globe will be displayed, apart from a large collection of antique souvenirs.

Children Show

The Dubai Dolphinarium will be organizing an exclusive show for kids during DSF 2013. There are other events too, to keep the children engaged such as Children of World Olympiad, cartoon and circus shows.

Sound and Light Show

A Sound and Light Show that follows renowned sound and light show in Egypt has been planned.

Desert Camp

The DSF Desert Camp offers adventure activities such as quad bikes, horse riding and camel rides.

Aqua Fantasia

One of the largest aquatic shows, wherein, four pools of 4000 Sqm size, performs a terrific tango of water sprinklings, with brilliant colours and synchronised music to match the ups and downs of the sprouts.


A major attraction of the DSF event every year is the gourmets, wherein visitors get to satisfy their taste buds from delicious cuisines prepared from all corners of the world. Scrumptious cuisines ranging from continental to Chinese, Italian to French, and all special Arabic Delights form part of the gourmet.
The food festival during DSF 2013 will see a gathering of people from diverse backgrounds joining together to enjoy international cuisine, involving celebrity chefs, culinary workshops, live cooking counters, and interactive events and exciting prizes.

Action Adventure Cartoon Show

Live action adventure cartoon show — Ben10 Live is back this year, adding a punch to the 16th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival. This live action stage show — a huge hit with children as well as adults — is based on the exciting adventures of Ben 10 — the famous alien-morphing boy hero.

Shows will be held at Dubai Airport Expo on February 10, 11 and 12, with more than 30,000 people expected to attend. The super-sized show will be held at 3pm and 6pm on February 10, followed by 11am, 3pm and 6pm shows on February 11 and 12.

The show, an Australian stage production, is set to combine the best of Ben 10 and Ben 10 Alien Force in an 80-minute theatrical extravaganza. The thrilling performance will be filled with electrifying stunts, action flying sequences and cool BMX and skateboard tricks — all of this in an arena full of costumes brought to life against a huge digital backdrop, with jaw dropping effects and lighting.

Featuring a cast of 14 dynamic characters (live actors and costumed) including Ben and his cousin Gwen Tennyson, Kevin Levin and Grandpa Max, Ben 10 Live will see Rocks and Squidstrictor, brand-new alien superheroes from Ben 10 Alien Force joining popular superheroes Four Arms, Wildmutt and Heatblast, and menacing villains Vilgax and HighBreed Commander. Meanwhile, stunt performers from Latin America will entertain the audience with implausible stunts and slick moves.

Tickets are priced at Dh295, Dh225, Dh175 and Dh125 and can be purchased at Virgin Megastore, Hallmark, Spinneys and Toy Store outlets across the city as well as Burjuman.

Location-Dubai Airport Expo

Date-February 10 to 12

The Bride Show-Abu Dhabi

The Bride Show Abu Dhabi attracted over 14,000 visitors in 2008. These visitors are a unique group¿ most of them are affluent and all have a budget and a deadline to spend it by. They are drawn by the many interactive and entertaining features of the show such as fashions shows on the catwalk, live demonstrations, seminars in the Inspiration Zone and exciting daily prize draws.
Exhibit includes bridal gowns, grooms wear, eveningwear, henna dresses, Abayas & shaylas, accessories, lingerie, haute couture fashion, honeymoon packages & destinations, jewelry, hotels & wedding venues, confectionary & catering, photography & video production, florists, stage design, limo services, financial services & banks, hair & beauty, products & services, shoes, wedding stationery, wedding cakes, gifts & wedding favours, bags, magazines, sound, light & entertainment.
Venue: Abu Dhabi International Exhibition Centre, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Date: Feb 10, 2010 - Feb 13, 2010

Valentine's day special offers in the UAE

Al Bustan Rotana

Choices: Lavish international seafood buffet at Dh220 per person, inclusive of unlimited selected beverages.
Blue Elephant: Savour authentic flavours of Far Eastern cuisine in a special Royal Thai buffet at Dh550 per couple, inclusive of unlimited selected beverages.
Benihana: A fantastic sushi buffet with live cooking station
Dh450 per couple, inclusive of unlimited selected beverages.
Come Prima: Italian five course set menu
At Dh600 per couple, inclusive of unlimited selected beverages.
Rodeo Grill: A gala five-course set menu at Dh700 per couple, inclusive of a beverage.
Call 04-2820000

Al Murooj Rotana

Latino House: A five-course set menu with live tango performance for Dh780 per couple including two beverages.
Zaika: “Heer Ranjha” night features a five-course set menu and film-inspired romantic music. Dh580 including two beverages.
Call 4 321 1111.

The Country Club Hotel, Bur Dubai

Qureshis Kebab & Kurry restaurant: A four-course dinner menu at Dh300 per couple inclusive of a beverage.
Tiya Maria: A romantic celebration with a four-course meal at Dh150 per couple inclusive of a beverage.
Call 04-3988840

Holiday Inn Dubai, Al Barsha

The Royal Buddha: Enjoy an intimate royal Thai dinner. The set menu is Dh225 per couple, including a beverage each.
Gharana: Sample the hot and spicy flavours of traditional Indian food for Dh250 per couple, including a beverage each.
Call 04-323 4333

Margaux, Souk Al Bahar

Enjoy a two- or three-course dinner in one of Dubai’s most romantic venues – a stylish French restaurant with views over the Dubai Fountain. Dine on dishes including lobster salad, heart of tomato ravioli and beef fillet with truffle sauce, and finish with a heart-shaped chocolate cake to share.. Dh285 (two-course) and Dh345 (three course) per person. Call 04-4397555

The Palace, Downtown Burj Khalifa

Only three couples will be able to enjoy the Sweet Suite Package (Dh9,999) with limo transfer, a night in a Royal Suite, private butler, chocolate fountain, private dinner on the suite’s balcony and couple spa treatments.
Or if you don’t want to make a night of it, take one of the 12 private tents around the pool at Ewaan for a secluded dinner, Dh2,010 per couple.
Call 04-4287888

Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers

Creekside: Dozens of Japanese delicacies are specially prepared for this buffet dinner at Dh250 with house beverages and Dh200 with soft beverages.
Call- 04 2071750.

Zuma, DIFC: The contemporary Japanese restaurant and bar will be creating an array of special dishes to celebrate the evening. Ladies will be treated to a complimentary chocolate rose, a complimentary beverage on arrival, followed by a complimentary pre-starter. À la carte menu.
Call 04 425 5660


Kempinski Hotel Ajman

Sabella's: A sumptuous 5-course Italian Valentine's Day dinner with soft candlelight and music to set the mood, and welcome beverages at the door. Dh550 per couple.
Café Kranzler: Spend an evening together savouring seafood delights at only Dh370 per couple.
Valentine's Day Beach Dinner: Linger with your loved one over a lavish five-course meal by the sea at Dh1,500 per couple including limited beverages.
Call 06-7415531

Reel Cinemas Valentine’s Day specials

Buy two tickets to the movie ‘Valentine’s Day’ at Reel Cinemas at The Dubai Mall between February 11 - 28, 2010, for a chance to win one of two romantic dinner and movie packages. The draw will be held on March 1, 2010. Each prize package includes dinner for two at Fazaris restaurant at The Address Downtown Dubai, limo pick up and two tickets to the Platinum Movie Suites at Reel Cinemas.

Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai
Dine under the stars at Beit Al Bahar and enjoy a six-course gourmet menu while your dedicated violinist serenades your romantic evening. Priced at Dh4,999 per couple. Offer includes limousine transfer from your doorstep and personal butler – for one night only, though. Call 04-4068999

Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi
The dinner of a lifetime beginning with a private chauffeured journey from your doorstep to an exclusive dining area set on a private pier with spectacular views. Dine under the stars with private butler service, a spectacular five-course meal, gifts including a bouquet of roses, chocolates and Pinctada jewellery for the lady. Priced at Dh9,999 per couple. Call 02-6543238

Traders Hotel, Dubai
The Junction: A candlelit Valentine’s buffet dinner for Dh222 net per couple, which includes selected beverages. Call 04-2147272

Radisson Blu Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
Filini: Enjoy a five-course set menu for Dh450 per couple including limited beverages. Call: 02-6562000.

Movies Under The Stars, Wafi Rooftop
Watch a no-cost screening of The Notebook and The Proposal. Even the moonlight’s free. First film stars at 8pm, second at 10pm. Get there early to secure the coziest beanbags. Call 04-324

Stay at home but let someone else handle the cooking.

Circle Café has devised two Valentines menus – with dishes including grilled salmon or steak, and the all-important dessert, chocolate torte with cashew nut brittle and raspberries – for Dh300 per couple. Call 04-342 8177/8 to order.

Corner3 at Jumeirah Emirates Towers has created a box to help those whose talents don’t lie in the kitchen. For Dh450, it includes fresh ingredients for a three course meal with easy instructions, two glasses, decorative accessories, two roses and a spa voucher for the lady. Call 04 319 8088
Valentine's Blues at ikandy
Singles night at can ikandy, Shangri-La Dubai. Make a date with DJ Carlos on the rooftop terrace, and enjoy a complimentary welcome drink.

Blue and Black Valentine’s at Scarlett’s, Jumeirah Emirates Towers
Live band, two complimentary cocktails and the chance to win spa vouchers for the best dressed lady. Call 04 319 8088

Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort
Bravo Restaurant: It’s Anti-Valentines central, with pitchers of drinks, fondue, tapas and a raffle draw. Just bring (platonic) friends! Call 02-6970235

Full listings - Dubai

The Address Dubai Mall

Cabana: A romantic set up where you will enjoy a four course menu especially prepared for the date. Dh600 per couple inclusive of soft beverages, Dh800 per couple inclusive of two beverages and Dh1,300 per couple inclusive of limited beverages.

Ember: Savour a four course set menu of exquisite grilled specialties for Dh700 per couple inclusive of soft beverages and Dh900 per couple inclusive of two beverages. Call 04-438 8888

The Address Montgomerie Dubai

Nineteen: Indulge in a romantic four-course meal from a specially prepared eclectic menu for Dh750 including a welcome beverage.

For a couple looking to escape from the rest of the world, we will provide a secluded dining area under the stars amidst the astonishing surroundings of our golf course, a personal butler and exclusive chef will be on hand to cater to your every need, as you indulge in a luxurious four-course meal accompanied by limited beverages and a violinist then spend the night in one of our cosy suites and relax the next day with breakfast in bed and a spa treatment, all for Dh10,000. Call 04-3905600

Burj Al Arab

Al Mahara: A four course lunch for Dh550 per person. Dh950 per person for a five course dinner.

Al Muntaha: A five course buffet for Dh950 per person. Call 04-3017600

Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club

The 'Floating' Tee: Ten metres out into the creek is the perfect venue for a unique dinner. Enjoy a delectable four-course set menu with limited beverages for Dh450 per person.

Yacht Club Rooftop: Enjoy a 360° view of Dubai whilst having dinner. This special 'once a year' package includes a four-course set menu for Dh450 per person including a beverage.

Romantic Boat Dinner & Cruise: Set out for a romantic evening with a 2-hour cruise along the creek whilst enjoying a four-course set menu with limited beverages for Dh2,400 per couple.

Legends Steakhouse: A six-course set menu, including a beverage for Dh380 per person.

Aquarium Restauran: A five-course seafood set menu for Dh320 per person including a beverage.

The Boardwalk: A four-course set menu for Dh230, including a beverage.

Dusit Thani Dubai

The Californian: Celebrate your love with the lavish special theme-night buffet inspired by love and romance for Dh398 per couple inclusive of a house beverage and Dh450 per couple inclusive of a select beverage.

Dusit Delicatessen: A special Valentine's Day three-course set menu for Dh 260 per couple.

Pax: Indulge in a four-course intimate Italian dinner for Dh499 per couple inclusive of a beverage.

Benjarong: Spice-up a passionate love with a five-course Valentine's Day dinner for Dh499 per couple inclusive of a beverage.

Romantic Getaway offers A stay in one of the hotel's Grand rooms, a complimentary roundtrip transfer, a flower bath experience(one per stay), a complimentary beverage, Dusit Club Lounge privileges, and an intimate dinner for two available for Dh999 per person per night. Call 04-317 4512 / 4213 / 4515

Emirates Golf Club

The Proposal Package, an intimate dining experience on the 4th hole of the golf course, overlooking a lake with a fountain at Dh4950. Includes a 7-course gourmet menu paired with selected beverages, your own personal butler and a photographic memento of the evening.

The Conservatory: The Honeymoon Package showcasing an amorously appealing 4-course international menu at Dh295 per person.

Poolside: First Date Package for wooing your special someone. A magical 4-course menu with limited beverages to toast the festivities. Dh325 per person. Call 04-3802222

Fairmont Dubai

Cavalli Club: Valentines night taking you on a magical journey into the world where fashion and fine dining meet, move to the romantic sounds of the fabulous Grace as she softens your heart with her smooth melodies. Cavalli Club will offer every couple two glasses of beverages and the Valentine cake. Call 04-3329260

The 400: Dare to play the game of love on valentine's night while Dj Kayaya keeps your hips moving and your hearts beating to the house music all night long..Doors open at 11pm. Call 04-3324900

Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Beit Al Bahar: Dine under the stars and enjoy a six-course gourmet menu while your dedicated violinist serenades your romantic evening. Priced at Dh4,999 per couple. Offer includes limousine transfer from your doorstep and personal butler.

Marina: Enjoy a sensational five-course gourmet menu for Dh1,250 per couple and Dh1,750 per couple inclusive of alcoholic beverages.

La Parrilla: A five-course menu complimented by the most passionate of dances, the Tango. Priced at Dh1,750 per couple.

Beachcombers: Celebrate Valentine’s Day with an exciting night of live music while enjoying the delicious spread of delights on the buffet. Priced at Dh250 per person.

Villa Beach: Celebrate Valentine’s Day on the beach overlooking the Burj Al Arab in. Enjoy a gourmet Mediterranean five-course menu accompanied by a bottle of bubbly. Make it last with the spa treatment voucher included. Dh1,750 per couple. Call: 04-4068999.

Jumeirah Emirates Towers

Tokyo@thetowers: Valentine’s day dinner priced at Dh880 per couple.

The Rib Room: Valentine’s day dinner priced at Dh1,150 per couple. Call 04-3198088.

JW Marriott, Dubai

JW’s Steakhouse: A tantalizing five-course menu at Dh600 per couple.

Cucina: Rekindle the flame of love with a five-course menu at Dh500 per couple. Call 04-6077977.

Habtoor Grand

Nozomi: Enjoy a romantic meal with your loved one as you indulge in a selection of popular delicacies. Priced at Dh595 including limited beverages. Call 04-3995065

Hilton Dubai Jumeirah

Wavebreaker: Private tents on the beach where lovers can enjoy a private six-course dinner served by a private butler, while being serenaded by a violinist. Dh3,200 per couple including limited beverages. Private tent for a couple with dinner only for Dh1,800. Call Louis on 050-8825431

BiCe: A six-course dinner specially created with love in mind, starring the best that Italy – the home of romance – has to offer. Dh650 per person including a beverage. Call 04-3182520.

Pachanga: Latin love affair, with a special four-course dinner at Dh700 per couple including two beverages. Call 004-3182530.

Oceana Restaurant: Romantic buffet dinner with a selection of the finest cuisine from around the world at Dh240 per person including a beverage. Call 04-3991111

Hyatt Regency Dubai

Focaccia: A romantic candlelit four-course set menu in a uniquely Italian ambience with an accordion player performing live in the background, priced at Dh500 per couple, including soft beverages.

Shahrzad: The four-course Valentine’s set menu includes the delicacy of the Tsars, caviar, served in a romantic setting. Priced at Dh750 per couple, including soft beverages.

Al Dawaar: Indulge in a cozy Valentine’s day celebration with a romantic panoramic view from the rotating restaurant and an exquisite selection of international specialties on the buffet. Priced at Dh550 per couple, including beverages.

Miyako: Experience Valentine’s Day in a Japanese restaurant which has created a special menu for this occasion. Priced at Dh600 per couple, including soft beverages. Call 04-3172222

Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates

KGrill: A delectable four-course menu served by your own personal waiter and set to the strains of violin music will set the mood. Priced at Dh950 per couple with a surprise gift for the lady. Call 04-3410000

A Day for your Loved One Your decadent journey begins with a luxurious limo ride, then enjoy with an indulgently relaxing treatment at Softouch Spa, before a dreamy dinner at KGrill. The package starts at AED10,900 with one night's stay in a romantic Ski Chalet, to celebrate a thoroughly enjoyable day. Call 04-3410000

Madinat Jumeirah

Romantic dinner on the Beach priced at Dh4,000 per couple. Call: 04-366 6730

Majestic Hotel

Elia: Share your love with a delicious five-course sharing set menu for Dh175. Call 050-1688389

Media One Hotel

The Med: A culinary trip around the world under the stars for Dh550 per couple including limited beverages.

Zone: If chocolate is what you crave, try out the Bubbles and Chocolate fondue package for Dh288 per couple. Call 04-4271000

Media Rotana, Dubai

Channels Restaurant: Express those emotions with a special Valentine’s buffet for only Dh299 per couple inclusive of selected beverages.

Prego’s: Celebrate togetherness with a romantic Italian set menu this Valentine’s for only Dh459 per couple including limited beverages. Call 04-4350201

Park Hyatt Dubai

Traiteur: a sumptuous four-course Valentine's dinner at Dh550 per couple.

The Thai Kitchen: A special Valentine's seven-course set menu at Dh450 per couple. Call: 04-3172222.

Qamardeen Hotel

Esca: An elaborate 5-course dinner for Dh450 per couple including soft beverages and Dh599 including limited beverages. Call 04-428 5923

Raffles Dubai

Fire & Ice: Indulge with your loved one in a carefully prepared gourmet menu, certain to take your senses to new heights for Dh690 per person, including limited beverages. Call 04-3248888

Renaissance Dubai Hotel

Spice Island: Shoot the arrow of love and woo your one and only at the legendary buffet for Dh239 and Dh309 for the premium experience.

Sails: Specially-created four course set menu for two, with limited beverages, for only Dh279 per couple. Call 04-2625555

Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Burj Khalifa

Karma Café: A valentines night with DJ Claude Challe for Dh750 per person inclusive of selected beverages. Call 04-423 0909

Mango Tree: A specially selected mouth-watering Valentine’s day menu guaranteed to put the spice into any romantic evening. Priced at Dh600 including limited beverages. Call 04-4267313

Swiss-Belhotel Dubai

Senses: Lovers of the all-you-can-eat buffet will appreciate the sumptuous international spread for Dh149 per person including unlimited soft beverages.

The Kebab Connection: Lovebirds can delight in a choice of meat and vegetarian menus for Dh149 per person including unlimited soft beverages. Call 04-3459992

Towers Rotana, Dubai

Teatro: Spoil your Valentine with a delicious four-course set menu for Dh700 per couple. Call 04-3122202.

Traders Hotel, Dubai

The Junction: A candlelit Valentine’s buffet dinner for Dh222 net per couple, which includes selected beverages. Call 04-2147272

Wafi City

Mahi Mahi: A mouthwatering seafood selection, perfect for sharing including limited beverages at Dh395 per couple.

Persia Persia: A delicious Iranian-inspired set menu on this special occasion including limited beverages at Dh160 per person.

Vintage: A fabulous chocolate fondue perfect for every special Valentine at Dh199.

Seville’s: Romance the Spanish way with a delicious his and hers set menu for Dh280 per couple including limited beverages.

Carter’s: A fabulous dinner for two including limited beverages for just Dh300 per couple. Call 04-324 4100

Abu Dhabi

Beach Rotana, Abu Dhabi

Indigo: A four course set menu including limited beverages at Dh245 per person.

Trader Vic's: An exotic French-Polynesian evening offering a tempting four course set menu including limited beverages at Dh245 per person.

Rosebuds: Around the world night offering an upgraded “lovers’ buffet” and several tantalizing food stations at Dh200 per person.

Rodeo Grill: A three course set menu including limited beverages at Dh325per person.

Finz: A four course set menu including limited beverages at Dh325per person. Call 02 – 6979000

Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

Dinner of a lifetime beginning with a private chauffeured journey from your doorstep and escorted to an exclusive dining area set on a private pier with spectacular views. Dine under the stars with private butler service, a spectacular five-course meal, gifts including a bouquet of roses, chocolates and Pinctada jewelry for the lady. Priced at Dh9999 per couple.

Marco Pierre White Steakhouse & Grill: A five-course Valentine’s dinner of signature dishes will take centre stage. Priced at Dh555 per person.

Frankie’s: A four-course romantic Italian fare priced at Dh333 per person.

Elements: A Valentine’s buffet priced at Dh299 per person. Call: 02-6543238

Park Rotana Abu Dhabi

Ginger: A special buffet dinner for Dh290 per person including a beverage.

Teatro: Enjoy a set menu for Dh464 per person including a beverage. Call: 02-657 3333

Radisson Blu, Yas Island

Filini: Enjoy a five-course set menu Dh450 per couple including limited beverages.

Assymetri: Special dinner buffet featuring delicacies from around the world. Priced at Dh430 per couple including limited beverages. Call: 02-6562000.

Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi

Bord Eau: Indulge in Chef Jean’s delectable six-course set menu inclusive of selected beverages. Couples can also immortalise the moment with a Polaroid photo. Priced at Dh450 per couple. Call 02-5098888

Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort

Bravo Restaurant: Anti Valentines or Friends Night Out if you want to spend a night out without romantic dinners and candle nights. Special menu such as fondue and tapas plus take part in a raffle draw. Call 02-6970235

Souq Qaryat Al Beri

Ushna: The finest Indian cuisine four course menu specifically designed with romance in mind at only Dh495 per couple or Dh695 including limited beverages. Call 02-5581769

Fujairah Rotana Resort & Spa: Celebrate an early Valentine’s on 12th February and enjoy a night to remember.

Mozaique: Valentine dinner buffet with special seafood corner and live entertainment at Dh250 per person inclusive limited beverages.

Waves: Valentines five course set menu at Dh600 per couple. Call 09–2449888


Le Méridien Al Aqah

Valentine's Day package which includes a number of romantic treats priced at Dh1,199 per couple. From private massage tents on the beach to spa baths including an in-room spa bath filled with aromatic and relaxing bath oils and fragrances sprinkled with rose petals and a four-course menu accompanied by the finest beverages. Call 09-2449000

Lotus Hospitality

Celebrate with your partner at Dakshin, Lotus Hotel, Deira for Dh 199 per couple with non-alcoholic beverages or Dh249 per couple including a bottle of bubbly

For reservations call Desmond on 050 2570232

Rekindle your passion at the Oriental Zone, Lotus Boutique hotel, Deira for Dh 199 per couple with non-alcoholic beverages or Dh249 per couple including a bottle of bubbly

For reservations call Vikram on 050 6893879
Dine under the stars. Enjoy a pool side barbeque and international menu at Lotus Grand Hotel Apartments, Hor Al Anz for Dh149 per couple including a bottle of sparkling juice

For reservations call Sushil on 050 3415696

Watch moonlight rippling over the Marina. Enjoy a pool side barbeque and international menu at Lotus Hotel Apartments & Spac, Marina for Dh249 per couple including a bottle of sparkling juice

For reservations call Mazen on 050 1145098

Al Ain Aerobatic Show

Stand by for an aerobatic extravaganza that combines awesome displays of military and civil aircraft, dizzying stunt flying and knuckle-gnawing, high-soaring, wing-tip-to-tip competitions. One of the longest running events in the emirate, the Al Ain Aerobatic Show continues to live up to its billing as one of the world’s foremost aerobatic spectaculars.
Date-February 02, 2011 to February 05, 2011


Saturday, January 29, 2011

The Gold & Diamond Park Museum

The Gold & Diamond Park Museum features examples of Arabian, Italian and Indian jewellery, and also conducts guided tours.
Location: Gold & Diamond Park, Quoz,
04 347 7788
Open Sun-Thu 10am-10pm; Fri 4pm-10pm

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Justin come to Dubai

Justin Drew Bieber is a Canadian pop-R&B singer.His debut release, My World, followed on November 17, 2009, and was eventually certified platinum in the United States. He became the first artist to have seven songs from a debut album chart on the Billboard Hot 100.His first full studio release, My World 2.0, was released on March 23, 2010 and has since received similar success; it debuted at number one and within the top ten of several countries and was certified platinum in the United States. It was preceded by the worldwide top-ten single, "Baby," in January 2010.

Date-Mar 11, 2011 all day

Location-Dubai Festival City

Night Souq

The ‘Night Souq’ will be offering visitors a leisurely night shopping experience, the Night Souq will be held through the DSF nights – from 6:00 pm until 3:00 am.
Date-January 20 – February 19
Location- Al Riqqa Street

Arab Health Exhibition & Congress 2011

The Arab Health Exhibition is the largest healthcare exhibition in the Middle East, and the second largest in the world.And its the business destination of choice for the Middle East Market estimated to be close to $80 billion per year.
Venue : Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Dubai
Date : 24 Jan - 27 Jan 2011
Tel : +971 4 3365161

Bride Abu Dhabi 2011

Bridal and Fashion exhibition filled with the latest trends in bridal gowns, haute couture, wedding organisers, jewellery, photography, honeymoon destinations, flower designs, wedding cakes and more...
Venue: Gourment Abu Dhabi
Date: 2 Feb - 17 Feb 2011
Tel : + 971 2 444 0444

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Lets meet on 28th January (Friday) getaway to...not to clash with the other meet up!! Ferrari World Abu Dhabi has over 20 rides & attractions will surely provide â€Ã "out-of-this worldâ€? fun experiences to all ages. We are proud to feature the fastest roller coaster in the world â€Ã "Formula Rossaâ€?, reaching up to 240 kph in just 4.9 seconds. For more information about the park, please visit

Usher OMG World Tour Live in Dubai

Usher performs live in Dubai.
Location- Dubai Media City
Date-Thu Mar 10

Promoter details

  • Name: Done Events
  • Telephone: 04 446 2680
  • Travel: Al Sufouh Road
  • Entry Charges: Regular Dhs295, Front Pit Dhs495, OMG VIP Lounge - Dhs995
  • Opening hours: Doors open 6pm


Bike Festival that shows the very latest in sport bikes, cruisers, off road and all terrain vehicles, apparel, accessories, custom-designed bikes and motorcycle-related products as well major international lifestyle brands from Europe, the USA and Asia.

Date-Feb 10, 2011 | Thursday to Feb 12, 2011

Location-Dubai Festival City

Dubai International Basket ball Championship

Date-January 20 – January 29
Al Ahli Sporting Club,dubai

Al Riqqa Street Events

The dazzling Al Riqqa Street hosts a distinctive mingle of art and culture through its popular ‘Night Souq’ among other key attractions.

Visitors will be able see the brightly-lit street turn into a mini funfair, providing visitors of all age groups with an opportunity to be an integral part of the festivities. The Al Riqqa Street events will kick off daily at 4pm and run until midnight, largely including three fair areas – the electrical games area, the redemption games area, and the inflatable games area.

location-Al Riqqa Street ,Dubai

Date-January 20 – February 20

Global Village

Global Village is Dubai’s most popular outdoor cultural entertainment and shopping venue, welcoming millions of guests over the last 14 years. It’s the place to watch spectacular live performances, taste an array of authentic cuisines, purchase genuine merchandise from around the globe or spend a whole evening on thrilling rides.
location-at global village(Dubailand on Emirates Road)
date-January 20 – February 28