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Our Guide To The Best Holi Events Happening In Dubai This Weekend

One of the most brightly-coloured and free-spirited festivals, Holi is around the corner and there are numerous large-scale celebrations happening across the city to mark the long-standing tradition. Experience the joyous revelry with our guide to this year’s top Holi events happening this weekend.

Holi Beach Party

Where: Jebel Ali Golf Resort and Spa

When: Friday, 22nd March

Price: From Dhs 100

About: Brace yourselves to get coloured up among hundreds of revelers with a day-to-night beach party at Jebel Ali Golf Resort and Spa. More than colours, there’s delicious Indian food and live music by 11 homegrown talents, including Jeff, Buddha, Sib, Varun Sharma, Blaze, Mad Max, Atul, Vilo, Lathish and Shyamasutra. Single ticket costs Dhs 100, followed by couple pass for Dhs 150 and a group of four pass for Dhs 200.

Rang Day 2019

Where: Wonderland theme park

When: Friday, 22nd March  

Price: From Dhs 45

About: It’s a wet holi down at one of Dubai’s oldest Holi venues, Wonderland. Expect massive roaring crowds shooting pichkaaris, drenching each other with water bombs and playing around with water guns as they dance to the foot-stomping music of Nindy Kaur, Shalmali Kholgade, Nakash Aziz and Bhangra sensation, Manj Musik. Single ticket costs Dhs 45, followed by couple tickets for Dhs 85 and a group of four pass for Dhs 150.

Let’s Holi

Where: IMG Worlds of Adventure

When: Friday, 22nd March   

Price: Dhs 79

About: Put on your dancing shoes for and get ready for the powder-flinging festivities with Sukhvinder Singh. The 47-year-old artist needs little introduction, being the singer behind iconic tracks like “Chaiyya Chaiyya,” “Jai Ho,” “Gallan Goodiyaan,” “Marjaani” and “Saaki.” The event features a rain shower, Bhangra troop and live band performances, as well as access to all the major rides.  

Colour Bash

Where: The Beach, Dukes Dubai

When: Friday, 22nd March   

Price: From Dhs 75

About: Experience a booming celebration of colours at Dukes Dubai this Friday, The party features a live performance by ‘Indian Rap Machine’ Babu Haabi, the rapper behind Udta Punjab’s hit song, “Chitta Ve.” What’s more, there are Bhangra performances, colour bomb splashes, food trolleys and VVIP Cabanas. Single ticket costs Dhs 75, followed by couple pass for Dhs 125 and a group of four pass for Dhs 200. For tables, contact 050 409 1990.

Raftaar and Bashah live

Where: Global Village

When: Friday, 22nd March   

Price: Dhs 15

About: Experience a booming celebration of colours at Dukes Dubai this Friday, The party features a live performance by ‘Indian Rap Machine’ Babu Haabi, the rapper behind Udta Punjab’s hit song, “Chitta Ve.” What’s more, there are Bhangra performances, colour bomb splashes, food trolleys and VVIP Cabanas. Single ticket costs Dhs 75, followed by couple pass for Dhs 125 and a group of four pass for Dhs 200. For tables, contact 050 409 1990.

Holi Masti

Where: Al Sahra Desert Resort Equestrian Centre

When: Friday, 22nd March   

Price: From Dhs 79.20

About: Get ready to airbrush Al Sahra Desert Resort Equestrian Centre with vibrant neon colours and dance to the high-energy tracks of Neha Kakkar. 2018 was a helluva’ year for the former Indian Idol star, releasing back-to-back hits like “Dilbar,” “Gali Gali,” “Morni Banke,” “Aankh Maare” and “La La La.” As of now, there are discounted tickets available, with single ticket costing Dhs 79.20, couple ticket costing Dhs 158.40 and group of four ticket costing Dhs 239.20.

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