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12 April 2024

What's happening in Dubai this week: 5 things to look out for

By Staff

Russell Peters 'Almost Famous' Tour

Russell Peters returns to the UAE. Rated as one of the top comedians in the US, he promises to deliver a bigger and better show. His shows are notorious for selling out within minutes of tickets going on sale.

Date: January 19 - 20

Duration: 2 days

Tickets: Bronze Dh250, silver Dh395, Gold Dh495, Platinum Dh695, Diamond: Dh995

Venue: Dubai World Trade Centre

Website: https://www.ticketmaster.ae/event/russell-peters-almost-famous-world-tour-tickets/4289

Piknic Electronik Dubai

Piknic Electronik is a family-friendly daytime electronic music festival.

In it's second season they have now announced Petit Piknic's full season partnership with Dubai-based art hub, Soul Center.

Every Piknic from 2 – 3 pm, Soul Center will host a free-of-charge workshop for parents and their kids to enjoy numerous activities helping them explore their potentials in different art platforms.

Piknic Electronik Dubai is releasing special 'Family Pack' tickets that cover entry for parents and their children (under the age of 12) at a price of Dhs200 only, instead of the original price Dhs170 per individual.

Family Pack tickets can only be purchased on the day, at the Piknic ticket desk with both parents present.

All other tickets are sold at www.platinumlist.net First release tickets at Dhs130 sold out fast, within the first two days of ticket sales.

Second release tickets at Dhs150 are available now in limited quantities. Third release tickets at Dhs170 will be available soon after. All tickets are per individual, and children under 12 years are free-of-charge. All ages are welcome at Piknic Electronik; individuals 21 years and over will be provided a separate wristband.

Their new location is at The Address Montgomerie Dubai

The Line Up for Piknic Electronik January 23 is:

Frankey & Sandrino (Berlin, Germany) https://soundcloud.com/sandrino, Moullinex (Portugal) https://soundcloud.com/moullinex, JC Pinto https://soundcloud.com/jc-jason, Sam Farsio https://soundcloud.com/samfarsio, Hoolz https://soundcloud.com/hoolrecords,
Josephine De Retour https://soundcloud.com/josephinederetour

Ramsay in town

Catch Gordon Ramsay today, on the second day of his three-day visit.

The celebrity chef will be at his Bread Street Kitchen at Atlantis The Palm to welcome guests to The British Garden Party, which takes place from 6pm and offers free-flowing house beverages on the terrace for just Dhs250 per person.

If you can't make it to this launch night, the event will occur weekly, just without the (in)famous cook there to greet you. Dhs250. 6pm-10.30pm.

Venue: Bread Street Kitchen

Location: Bread Street Kitchen - Palm Jumeirah - Dubai

Cristiano Ronaldo museum at The Beach

Lionel Messi may have dethroned three-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo by winning this yera's Fifa Ballon d'Or award but Real Madrid star is undoubtedly one of the greatest football players we have known.

Now fans in Dubai can now visit a pop-up museum which celebrates the life and career of Cristiano. Fans will be able to see his trophies and personal memorabilia from his life in Madeira, Portugal, Manchester and Spain.

A life-size waxwork of Ronaldo is available for photo opportunities, as well as numerous pieces of merchandise.

Where: The Beach - Dubai Marina

When: Jan. 5 to Jan. 31

Market Outside The Box

It's your chance to snap up brands that are popular with the region's Instagram fashionistas.

This retail and lifestyle event brings together much-loved emerging brands such as All Things Mochi, Deborah Henning, Glam on You and Dee by Dalia, for a 10 days of shopping, music, dance, shows and cinema.

As well as plenty of exciting stalls and activities, there will be food trucks and stands run by independent eateries.

When: From January 21 to 30. 4pm to 10pm on weekdays and 10am to 10pm on weekends

Where: Burj Park (Downtown Dubai), www.dsfmarketotb.ae

Ripe Market

Ripe provides fresh, seasonal and organic fruits and veggies from local UAE farms.

The Ripe Market offers a unique alfresco shopping experience, with four weekly markets in the UAE. With organic fruit and veggies from Ripe and UAE's talented foodies and artists. The Ripe Food And Craft Markets is an event which bring together both the local and expat community.

When: Friday, Jan 22

Where: Zabeel Park, Gate 1

Time: 9am until 2pm

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The Festival at Masdar City

On 22-23 January 2016, Masdar will once against host 'The Festival at Masdar City'.

Launched to inspire UAE residents to adopt more sustainable habits, this year's festival will feature themed educational zones plus local exhibitors promoting sustainable living solutions, organic produce, variety of workshops for children and the family, music and food stalls.

When: Jan 22, Jan 23

Where: Masdar City, Khalifa City A, Abu Dhabi

Time: 9am until 9 PM