Friday | November 24, 2023

UAE National Day 2023: Things to do in Dubai

UAE National Day 2023: Things to do in Dubai



Embrace the UAE National Day 2023 in Dubai.


Dive into live entertainment, savor the ultimate foodie guide & brunch experiences, and fuel the adventurer in you. Let the celebrations begin!

Live Entertainment

Foodie Guide & Brunches

For the Adventurer





Claraa Live at CÉ LA VI Dubai


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Making her debut at CAVIAR Mondays is none other than Claraa. Get ready for an extraordinary night of party, good music and great vibes with us at CÉ LA VI Dubai.


Ladies enjoy free-flowing bevs at AED 150. Music supported by DJ Monoi.


Timing: 4 December, 10 PM - 1 AM

Location: Tower 2 - Level 54, Address Sky View Hotel

Reservations: 045826111


Location at Iris Dubai


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Dive into the deep rhythm and blues every Monday at Iris. With its own musical identity, “Location” showcases a curated blend of classic and contemporary soul, R&B, and hip-hop, combining iconic classics that harmonise effortlessly with modern masterpieces. 


Ladies, delight in a menu meticulously crafted for the evening, offering two starters and four beverages for AED 150. 


Timing: Every Monday, 5 PM -  2 AM  *The Location Ladies’ Package is available until 11 PM.

Location: Meydan Grandstand

Reservations: 043343355




The Heist at Vault


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Live Performance by DJ Adam J. Experience the hottest party in town, unwind from the week and get ready to rev up your weekend.


Timing: Every Friday, 10 PM - 2 AM

Location: Sheikh Zayed Rd - Business Bay - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Reservations: 044143000

Super Flu at B018 DXB


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Welcome to a world where crispy baked bass drums give the keynote, where Momratzn twitch to tweaking hi-hats and speech bubbles wave engaging basses to you!?


Pre-Sale Entrance Fee: AED 200 + 1 Drink


Timing: 1 December

Location: Media One Hotel Level 42 - Al Falak Street 

Reservations: +971 50 423 0018

Buddha-Bar Nights Dinner Show at Buddha-Bar Dubai


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An immersive dining experience featuring acclaimed dancers and DJs.


Timing: 1 December, 10 PM - 2 AM

Location: Grosvenor House Dubai - Al Emreef St

Reservations: 043176556

Shuffle at O Dubai Lounge & Club


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An epic Friday night at O Dubai! Join us every Friday for "SHUFFLE" featuring the hottest beats by “DJ KHARDIAC”. Come and experience a shuffle of sounds and vibes along with stunning shows and performances. 

Timing: 1 December, 8 PM - 4 AM

Location: 50th Floor, voco Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road

Reservations: 971 054399503



BOOMBOX Fridays at Sky 2.0


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Your feel-good Friday night is here! BOOMBOX Fridays promises iconic hits re-mixed with a sensational experience of disco balls and neon lights, immersing you in an unforgettable journey through timeless classics and the freshest hits from all genres.


Timings: 1 December, 10:30 PM - 4 AM

Location: Dubai Design District - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Reservations: 0586333633

Burlesque Cabaret Show at 53 Dubai


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Immerse yourself in the world of live music, dance, and acrobatics, brought to life by talented artists.


Timing: 1 December, 7 PM -  3 AM

Location: Sheraton Grand Hotel - Sheikh Zayed Rd

Reservations: 0562535353







Sunday Beach Brunch at Surf Club


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A chef’s selection sharing starters, individual mains, and a selection of desserts.

AED 395 • Non-Alcoholic | AED 495 • House-Beverages | AED 595 • Bubbly


Timing: 1 PM - 5 PM

Location: West Palm Beach Palm

Reservations: 045895444

Unlimited Sushi at KANPAI


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Indulge unlimited rounds of sushi for AED 299  per person, including salmon sashimi and nigiri. Pair your sushi with a bottle of wine for AED 159


Timings: Sunday & Monday, 1 PM - 11 PM

Location: Souk Al Bahar - Shop No.G-5, Level 3

Reservations: +971 4 441 9262


Boogie Drunch at Lo+Cale


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Lo+Cale’s Boogie Drunch, a family-style event that takes guests on a journey back to the vibrant decades of the 80s and 90s, is offering half-price drunch.


Timings: 1 December, 8 PM - 11 PM

Location: Crowne Plaza, Dubai Marina

Reservations: 054 997 8599

Emirati Afternoon Tea at Atlantis The Royal



Indulge in an Emirati afternoon tea experience during the extended weekend at the Royal Tearoom in Atlantis The Royal. Delight in spongy sago infused with cardamom, and toasted coconut, and adorned with gold leaf. Additionally, relish the traditional khanfaroosh, generously drizzled in local mountain honey. 


Timings: Daily, 2 PM - 5 PM

Location: Palm Jumeirah

Reservations: 04 426 3000


UAE-inspired cookies at Shai Salon


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In honor of the occasion, the skilled chefs will craft delectable homemade cookies and pastries, celebrating the vibrant history of the United Arab Emirates. Make it your ideal spot for a relaxing coffee break during the upcoming long weekend.


Timings: 1 - 3 December

Location: Four Seasons Resort Jumeirah Dubai, Jumeirah 2

Reservations: 04 270 7777



Happy Hour at Makar



All days are happy days! Enjoy a happy hour on any house drinks at AED 29.


Style and sophistication collide at Makar, our in-house Scottish lounge. Sink into one of our big leather armchairs and sip on equally comforting cocktails with Scotland’s five whisky regions at the focus.


Timings: Daily, 5 PM - 9 PM

Location: Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront




Extended Happy Hour at FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar


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Every Monday, enjoy the longest Happy Hour in town with delicious beverages starting from AED 29 only.


Timing: Mondays, 12 PM - 12 AM

Location: Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront

Reservations: 04 249 7800

Monday’s Gents’ Night at Fogo de Chao


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Gents enjoy 3 hours of our unlimited Brazilian meat cuts, market table, feijoada Station + house pouring.


Timing: Mondays, 7 PM - 10 PM

Location: Central Park Towers - Level P3 Commercial

Time For Kids Sunday at Time Out Market Dubai


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National Day at the market. Free Entrance.


Timing: Every Sunday, 1 PM - 5 PM

Location: Stage Area, Time Out Market Dubai - located on the 3rd floor of Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai


Night Brunch at Aura Skypool


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Three-hour free-flowing drinks, set sharing menu DJ, dancers and live performances.

From AED480 per person


Timing: Every Friday & Saturday, from 8 PM to 11 PM

Location: Palm Jumeirah, The Palm Tower - 50th Floor - The Palm Jumeirah 

Reservations: [email protected]








Hike Through Hatta



Embrace the December chill with an adventurous hike in the Hajar mountains – the perfect time to explore the stunning landscapes. Ensure you include a visit to the Hatta sign on your itinerary, proudly holding the Guinness World Record since September 2023. Towering at a remarkable height of 19.28 meters, this landmark sign surpasses even the iconic Hollywood sign, which stands at 13.71 meters. What's even better? Admission is free, making it an incredibly awesome experience. Discover more about Hatta, Dubai at


The Palm Monorail



Experience the breathtaking vistas of The Palm by hopping aboard The Palm Monorail. Commencing its journey from the Palm Gateway station at the island's entrance and meandering through Al Ittihad Park, Nakheel Mall, and Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark, the monorail offers a seamless way to admire Palm Jumeirah's beauty without contending with traffic. Priced from Dhs10, it's an affordable and convenient option to explore this iconic destination.


Bike through Al Qudra cycling track


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For avid cyclists seeking a dedicated path for covering substantial distances, there's a well-designed cycle track waiting. With two options available – a flat, well-maintained 50km route and another spanning 18km – these tracks feature numerous rest spots along their routes that cut through the dunes. It's worth noting that while you enjoy your ride, you might not catch a glimpse of the numerous club members taking a break as the peloton speeds past. 


Timing: Daily,  Open 24hrs


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