Photograph credit: RedFestDXB and Barasti

Head Outdoors With Our Guide To This Week’s Top Events in Dubai

For those of you who enjoy heading out during the weekdays, we’re making it easier for you, with our roundup of the best events in Dubai this week.

Sunday, 10th February: Forrest Gump screening at Urban Outdoor Cinema

One of the most beloved and critically acclaimed films of the ‘90s, Tom Hank’s Forrest Gump hits the Urban Outdoor Cinema screen this Sunday. The film follows the innocent journey of Forrest Gump with his childlike optimism, as he struggles to save his childhood sweetheart, Jenny. Tickets cost Dhs 75.

Monday, 11th February: Hip-Hop with Frank at Toy Room Dubai

Naturally, Toy Room Dubai comes alive during the mid-week, putting on the busiest parties. Ladies can enjoy free drinks until 1 am, followed by a hip-hop sesh until the early hours with their wild party animal, Frank. For reservations, contact 052 463 3338 or drop an email at

Photograph credit: Toy Room Dubai

Tuesday, 12th February: Barasti’s 10 Year Challenge

Ten years in the party scene and Barasti surely knows how to draw massive crowds at its beach club. They’re celebrating their tenth anniversary in true old school fashion, with a ten-day-long celebration of throwback anthems, quirky 2009 style pop-ups and slashed prices on food and beverages. The best part, they’re giving away AED 2,009 worth of Barasti Cash every hour, between 5-9 pm. The celebration goes on till 20th February.

Photograph credit: Barasti

Wednesday, 13th February: The Swing Revue live at Zero Gravity

Looking to relax after work? Head down to Zero Gravity this Wednesday. Homegrown band The Swing Revue will be performing live, bringing their tunes, instrumentation, energy and expression inspired by the ‘50s on stage. There’s free entry after 6 pm, alongside deals on beverages and pizzas, priced between Dhs45-145.

Photograph credit: Zero Gravity

Thursday, 14th-Friday, 15th February: RedFestDXB

Drum roll, please! The UAE’s biggest two-day music festival, RedFestDXB is all set to take place at the vibrant Dubai Media City Amphitheatre this Thursday and Friday. G-Eazy, DJ Snake, Jess Glynne will rock the stage this Thursday, followed by day two (Friday) headlined by Camila Cabello, Macklemore, Jax Jones, Lea Makhoul. Tickets are priced between Dhs 395-1195.

Friday, 15th February: G-Eazy live at White Dubai

Rapper G-Eazy has been on the road nonstop this year and for RedFestDXB’s official after-party, he’s heading to White Dubai for a high energy set this Friday. The 29-year-old rapper has been topping Billboard charts all year, with the success of hit singles “No Limit,” “I Mean It,” “Good Life,” “Me, Myself & I” and “Tumblr Girls.” For reservations, contact 050 443 0933. (

Saturday, 16th February: Tulum Nights at Soho Garden

House music goes synonymous with Soho Garden’s Tulum Nights, hosting an array of regional talents on the DJ circuit, with support from resident DJs Joséphine de Retour, NUA and Jean B IAm. Expect fresh sounds, groovy tunes and relaxed vibes. For reservations, contact 052 3888 849 or email