THSWKND: 5 Events In The UAE This Weekend Dec 10-12, 2015


Bhoomika Ghaghada THSWKND ,,,,,,,,,,,,

It’s finally winter in the UAE. With temperatures dropping and a cool breeze blowing, there’s no shortage of events in the UAE this weekend – whether you prefer to curl up in a warm indoors environment or hang out and brave the mild chill. Have your fill from this fantastic list of things to do in the UAE:

1. Dubai International Film Festival 2015


We’ve been looking forward to this all year. Movie buffs, you are in for a treat. With Emirati talent on show,   the best of world cinema and free screenings at JBR, this might be the best edition yet. Look out for Peanuts The Movie gala screening on Friday, The Man Who Knew Infinity and the brilliantly cast Truth.

When: Wednesday, December 9 to Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Where: Madinat Jumeirah Arena/Theatre, The Beach & MOE

How much: Tickets begin at AED 35/film. You can buy them here. Find the screening schedule here.

2. The Full Moon Party @ Nasimi Beach

events in the use this weekend
via Nasimi’s Facebook page.

The ideal way to end a difficult [or not-so-diffult] week: a party on the beach that goes all night long. The last one of the season, with a line up featuring Lucas & Steve, Pep & Rash, Peking Duk & David De Luca. Don’t forget your chic beachwear!

When: 7pm to 3am, Friday, December 12, 2015

Where: Nasimi Beach, Atlantis, The Palm

How much: Free admission.

3. Santa Claus Play @ DUCTAC

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This is one for the family. Get the kids in a merry, merry mood with Santa Claus and the Magical Journey, where Christmas needs to be saved when Santa’s navigation system breaks down. With the help of some elves, who knows what will happen?

When: Friday, December 11 to Saturday, December 12, 2015


How much: Tickets start at AED 105. You can buy them here.

4. TEDx @ BITS Pilani 

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via the event Facebook page.

If you’re a University student in Dubai and you’re looking for a bit of motivation, attend this event. A great opportunity to learn from the mistakes and wisdom of 6 CEOs [including Jean-Michel Gauthier, the CEO of InternsME].

When: 4pm to 7pm, Thursday, December 11, 2015

Where: BITS Pilani, Academic City

How much: Add yourself to the mailing list here.

For more information, e-mail or call +971502824613.

5. Brunch in the Garden of Eden

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via Eden’s Facebook Page.

There’s delicious seafood, a long stretch of beach, a pristine pool and a lot of room to dance to Ost & Kjex live act. So, give into temptation, get dressed and join the party.

When: 12pm to 9pm, Saturday, December 12, 2015

Where: EDEN Beach Club, Rixos, The Palm

How much: AED 495 for food, wine, signature punches & spirits

E-mail or call +971 (0) 55 277 1477 for reservations.