Photograph credit: 1OAK and Base Dubai

Best Parties Happening This Week In Dubai

With the party season well and truly kicking off, we’ve compiled a list of upcoming parties you cannot miss.

Sunday, 14th October: #1OakNation at 1OAK

New York City’s ‘One Of A Kind’ nightclub export begins the week with a Hip-Hop party bringing a “radical, imaginative and sophisticated visual experience.” London’s DJ Masterstepz will be playing a mix of R&B, Hip-Hop and Commercial, alongside a supporting act from Tony Mendes. For reservations, contact 052 881 8888.

Photograph credit: 1OAK Dubai

Monday, 15th October: Hip-Hop with Frank

London’s famed nightclub export Toy Room calls partygoers for a wild party with Dubai’s biggest party animal, Frank. The naughty little bear is no stranger to party people and is known for his mischevious behavior. Ladies are in for an unforgettable party as they serve free beverages until 1 am. For reservations, contact 052 463 3338 or email

Photograph credit: Toy Room Dubai

Tuesday, 16th October: IVY Season Opening at 40 Kong

Back for another season of parties, the sky-high club situated on the 40th floor of H Hotel is throwing a massive Hip-Hop party with a selection of cocktails and endless entertainment by guest DJs Mr.LeVier and Timothy Knight. Free beverages for the ladies too. For reservations, contact 050 226 1662.

Photograph credit: 40 Kong

Wednesday, 17th October: Don’t Wait Up Lad’s at Q43

Partygoers at Q43 lounge’s dedicated lad’s night can enjoy deals starting from just Dh99. One can either opt for a burger and a beverage or three dishes. They even have a buy one-won one beverage offer from 5 pm-8 pm as well as free pool access all night, with sprawling views on Dubai’s skyline. Plus, ladies get a complimentary beverage on arrival. For reservations, contact 04 443 5403 or email

Photograph credit: Q43

Thursday, 18th October: Lil Jon at Base Dubai

Fresh after his ‘Let’s F—- Lose It’ tour, Hip-Hop icon Lil Jon is set to take over superclub Base Dubai this weekend. The 47-year old star spent the last couple of years going back his roots as a DJ with a residency at Las Vegas’ The Wynn/Encore, which earned him ‘Resident DJ of the Year’ from the Nevada hotspot. For reservations, contact 055 313 4999 or email

Friday, 19th October: Soho Beach’s HotBed pool party opening

Meydan’s poolside party destination Soho Beach is opening its doors next week with a massive HotBed pool party including House music, live instrumentalists and party vibes all along. The party will be headlined by international DJs Danny Langan, bassist Billy Cocks, Zack Le Nez, J Walks and Josh Arise taking weekly residency. For reservations, contact 052 433 3375 or email

Photograph credit: Soho Beach

Saturday, 20th October: 6lack at Golden Tulip Hotel Al Jazira

Hip-Hop and R&B star 6lack will be making his Middle East debut at the Ghantoot party hotspot. The 26-year-old rapper rose to prominence with hit singles ‘Prblms,’ ‘Switch’ and his A-lister collaborations include the likes of Khalid and J Cole. His debut album ‘Free 6lack’ earned him a Grammy nomination for ‘Best Urban Contemporary Album’ and peaked at 34th On Billboard Top 200. For tickets, go to Platinumlist.