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Seven things to do this Eid

It may not be Eid just yet, but the celebrations start from this weekend. What will you be doing?

October 24, 2012 2:16 by

  • Shop at Louis Vuitton at 3:30 am at the Dubai Mall. With the mall open through the weekend for the next three weekends, you can leave your shopping to the eleventh hour (as one tends to with LV bags).

  • Get scared. The Jumeirah Sceirah waterslide opened at a height of 32 metres the ride consists of a 120-metre tunnel  in which the thrill seeker can reach 80 kilometers per hour.

  • Get your Latino groove on. Go see Enrique Iglesias perform at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre on October 26.  Tickets available online: Dh 295 - silver, Dh 550 - gold, Dh995 - platinum. Check out for more

  • Get Global. Pay Dh10 to visit the 36 pavilions representing 70 different countries at the Global Village this year. Opening on the 21st of October, the Global Village will be operating from 4 in the afternoon.

  • From October 18th to the 20th UAE bikers can head down to the Gulf Bike Expo being held in honour of Gulf Bike Week. Call +4 4356101 or visit for more.

  • From the 17th to the 20th of October, with tickets priced from Dh175-Dh550, dance maniacs can get their fill at the 5th Dubai International Dance Festival 2012. Call 50 6744617  or go to

  • Film buffs will want to visit TROPFEST Arabia which is the World’s largest short film festival powered by twofour54 and screened at the Abu Dhabi Corniche on the 26th of October.


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