Things to do in Dubai in January 2018
January 2018 is the beginning of a whole new year and what better way to celebrate a new year than by jamming the whole month full of fantastic things to do?
Start it off right, and make some memories that last from the get go with some of these amazing things to do in Dubai. Get your cheap hotel in Dubai booked so you can take full advantage of them all.
Kick off 2018 with a Laugh
What it is: One of the best ways to kick off the New Year is with a howling night at McGettigan’s watching their annual ComedyFest. Eight years later, ComedyFest is still going and will feature four of the best stand-up comics from Ireland, which we cannot wait for. While laughing, why not try out some of the fantastic free barbecue burgers and drinks.
Where it is: You’ll be able to watch the ComedyFest at McGettigan’s in Jumeirah Lake Towers.
When to go: The ComedyFest is taking place on Thursday the 11th and Friday the 12th of January, 2018.
How much it’ll cost: You can get your ticket for McGettigan’s ComedyFest from 50 AED (£10).
Metalheads of Dubai, Rejoice.
What it is: If you’re the kind of person who enjoys a bit of moshing and head banging, you’ll be pleased to know that Space Of Variations, one of the biggest metalcore bands to come out of the Ukraine, will be coming to Dubai for the very first time.
Where it is: Space of Variations will be coming to the Scarlet Cardinal at the Sofietal Hotel in Jumeirah Beach Residences.
When to go: They’ll be coming for one night only on January 11th.
How much it’ll cost: This one will cost you only 120 AED (£24) per person.
The Iconic Dubai Frame
What it is: The Dubai Frame has finally opened up to the public and offers up some of the best views of Old and New Dubai, together, from one amazing vantage point. Climb up this fantastic tower and cross the stunning glass-bottomed sky bridge, if you dare, to get one of the most beautiful views of Dubai possible.
Where it is: You’ll find the Dubai Frame at Zabeel Park.
When to go: You can go any day between 10:00 AM and 7:00 PM.
How much it’ll cost: If you’re an adult, it’ll cost you 50 AED (£10) per person to gain access and it’s only 20 AED (£4) for kids.
What it is: One of the most popular names in rap right now, A$AP Ferg is coming to one of the newest districts in Dubai, the Dubai Design District (D3), where he’ll be performing for one night only at Base, one of the coolest clubs in Dubai. A$AP Ferg is making the trip all the way from New York City, for just one night, where the 29 year old artist will be performing songs from his brand new album, Still Striving, as well as some of his fan’s favourites.
Where it is: You’ll find A$AP Ferg at Base at the Dubai Design District.
When to go: This will be kicking off at 10:00 PM and coming to a close at around 4:00 AM.
How much it’ll cost: This one’s looking like it’s going to be completely free, brilliant.