Need a good excuse to get out and party all night? Well we’ve got one for you! You know when September comes club season is back. Here’s where to head for a fun-filled night:
Words: Shreya Pilo
Nikki Beach Dubai
Have some fun in the sun as Nikki Beach Dubai begins the new season in its inimitable style. The Miami import kicks off the post-summer good times with pool party Deluxe Pool Suite featuring DJ Watermät on Saturday, 23rd September.
Regular diary dates Pour Elle Ladies Tuesdays and Rolling Thursdays at the Nikki Privé lounge also make a comeback, with Amazing Sundays Brunch returning on 10th September. Prepare to grab an in-water lounger or spring for a VIP cabana.
Pearl Jumeira, 11am-9pm 04 376 6162 or email email@example.com
New flavours and old favourites at the beachside club with the 39-metre Insta-worthy infinity pool.
Supernatural, Zero Gravity’s beach-day brunch, returns with a blast (and probably some queuing) on Saturday, 16th September. Fresh for 2017, Supernatural will host an international DJ, starting with Youngr on 23rd Sept. New night Helter Skelter brings all the fun of the fair to Thursdays from 28th September, with a “carnival atmosphere, rides and games”.
Dubai Marina, Skydive Dubai Drop Zone, Al Sufouh Road. Day passes from AED 150. 04 399 0009 or visit www.0-gravity.ae
After opening with a bang of big names in April 2017 (Axwell, Busta Rhymes et al), new open-air venue Base is back on Friday, 22nd September. The huge dancefloor in Dubai Design District, aka d3, welcomes big-hitting Parisian disc spinner DJ Magnum, who’s played for everyone from Hugo Boss to Leonardo Di Caprio.
Once again, entry is free and they’ve promised to pair the beats with everything from aerial performers to explosions of confetti.
Dubai Design District (d3) 10pm-3am, 055 313 4999.
Black Tape at Cirque Le Soir
Move over Britney, Black Tape at Cirque Le Soir has got your crazy. This new night at the freshly-refurbished club promises jaw-dropping performances and surprises around every corner when it launches on Wednesday, 13th September.
Bad news for coulrophobics – Boom Boom the clown is back. Music comes courtesy of Tim Kay and DJ Stylez.
The Fairmont Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Monday to Friday 10.30pm-3am, 050 995 5400
Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE
Dubai institution Blue Marlin brings Ibiza back to the UAE when it re-opens on Friday, 15th September with dance music from ANNA, Latmun and Who Made Who. A reinvented Saturday Beach Brunch relaunches the following day.
Sheikh Zayed Road, Ghantoot. Friday and Saturday: 1pm-11pm (reservations until 9pm). Saturday brunch from AED 295, 1pm-6.30pm, 056 113 3400.
After a refurbishment over the summer, WHITE Dubai returns on Saturday, 23rd September. No firm details as yet, but as one of Dubai’s biggest club spots, revellers can expect nights full of energy and feel-good vibes.
Meydan Racecourse Grandstand Rooftop. 10pm-3am, 050 443 0933, firstname.lastname@example.org
Get your tickets now: Sensation Dubai
Massive dance party Sensation Dubai is back on Friday, 10th November, in the fourth annual outing for the one-day music festival. The line-up hasn’t been confirmed, but an all-white dress code is a cert, as is an eye-boggling light show that has sold out in previous years.
Meydan Racecourse. Tickets from AED 340 at Platinum List. 6pm-3am.