What’s On in Dubai 4th – 10th January 2017

The New Year is finally here and with it comes new hopes but most of all, a fresh start. Why not make the most of it by trying something new, exciting and different? We will keep you updated on all the best promotions around Dubai.  Why not make the most of Dubai, remember to download the CitiSpi app, which is available for free for both iPhone or Android. You’ll discover more than 1,500 promotions and activities that are available across 5-star hotels and top independent venues in Dubai. We’ve got a selection of events and promotions around Dubai that’s sure to kick start the year 2017:



CitiLadies Breakfast

Our Smart Social Ladies are now called CitiLadies!  Once again in January, CitiLadies meet up with old and new friends at the very chic Eat Greek restaurant at JBR. This monthly breakfast is an a-la carte menu that includes one hot beverage for purchases above AED 40. Water is on the house and you will need to register in advance to ensure a spot for yourselves and anyone you’d like to bring along. Click here to book now:



CitiBabies Breakfast

CitiBabies is the new name for Bumps and Beyond!  For all you Mums out there, January 17th is your chance to meet, share and discuss with other mums. All this while you enjoy a delicious and healthy breakfast Gourmet by Kcal at Le Meridien Mina Seyahi. If that’s not enough, we’ve also got Ana Piera, a hynobirthing expert from The Wise Hippo Birthing Programme and Love Parenting.  She will be sharing advice and experiences.  Returning to CitiBabies are the taster sessions from Oana at Baby Sensory, let your child’s mind flourish. To find out how to be a part of this workshop, click here:




The Dubai Shopping Festival is here

Shop, Win and Celebrate at the 2017 Dubai Shopping Festival as it continues this week throughout Dubai.  From outdoor markets to Shopping Malls, there are mega sales and chances to win great prizes. There's a chance to win a shopping spree worth AED50,000 or a new car. Enter to win one of eight Nissan models by spending AED20 at any Enoc/Eppco station. Or buy a Infinite Mega Raffle ticket to win an Infiniti car and AED150,000.  DSF 2017 also includes the 12 Hour Exclusive New Year Shopping, offering up to 90 per cent discounts.  Running until 28th January, the festival is happening around the malls, centres and retail outlets across Dubai!  Look out for it!


The Ripe Market

With the summer heat long gone, the Ripe Market is out into the open once again. Bringing you fresh produce healthy treats and organic goodness all in three unique locations under open skies. Come grab an amazing collection of novelty items, arts and crafts and more for yourself. Perhaps you’d like to enjoy live music and delicious treats from local food trucks instead. There’s plenty to keep the kids engaged as well. Each of the three venues and timings are as follows:

Le Meridian, Mina Seyahi: Wed 2pm-9pm

Zabeel Park, Gate 2: Fri 9am-3pm

Al Barsha Pond Park: Sat 3pm-9pm

Entrance and parking at all three venues is free


Dubai Opera - Cats, The Musical

Ever since Dubai Opera, drew its curtains back in 2016, it has been giving Dubai some of the finest performances this city has ever seen. Cats, the musical is no different. One of the world’s longest running Broadway shows and winner of numerous awards, Cats is a theatrical experience not to be missed. It is on now until 28th January - get your tickets now from AED475, for availability and more info click here


Dubai World Cup Carnival/ Racing at Meydan

The Dubai World Cup is one of the world’s richest sporting events but it doesn’t all take place in a single day. Thursday 5th January is one of the key dates in the races in the run up to the World Cup and you can be a part of the action too. Come visit the Meydan Racecourse and Grandstand to see the Dubai World Cup Carnival. You’ll be delighted to find out it’s not just about the races but find dining and style as well. Starting at 6.30pm on Thursday – for tickets and more information, click here.


New Year’s 3 day concert at Rixos

Just because New Year’s Eve has passed doesn’t mean the New Year celebrations need to end. Rixos, The Palm is offering three amazing shows over three days on the beach. Starting with Lebanese-Australian singer Faydee on 4th Jan, DJ Mahmut Orhan on 5thJan and finally the international dance sensation INNA 6th Jan. Tickets are priced only at AED 100 with a season pass for AED 500 that offers tickets to all three shows as well as pool and beach access. Buy your tickets now by clicking here.


Spirit of The Dance at Global Village 

An Irish dance extravaganza has arrived at Global Village at part of its 15th anniversary from January 2, 2017 until January 29, 2017pm.  Spirit of The Dance is on the main cultural stage and the great news is that it is included in the entry ticket of AED 15.  It is on at 6pm – 8.30pm and 10.30pm. The village is open from 4pm till midnight on weekdays and 1am on weekends. Tickets can be purchased at the gates or here and this event will go on until April.


CitiSpi Gold:

Café Rouge – Exclusive to CitiSpi

CitiSpi Gold at Café Rouge. The choice of Three mixed drinks or cocktails for AED 75 instead of AED 150.  And a Choice of Six Mixed drinks or Cocktails for AED 142 instead of AED 300.  Wow!  CitiSpi Gold promotion - advanced booking must be made quoting code: “RougeCitispi” as well as on arrival at Cafe Rouge. 

Yum yum at Souk Madinat !  Classic English Breakfast for 2 for AED 48 instead of AED 98 plus a Classic English Breakfast for 4 for AED 92 instead of AED 196.  That’s two free-range eggs, beef sausage, beef bacon, baked beans, grilled tomato, field mushrooms and sour dough toast.  CitiSpi Gold promotion - advanced booking must be made quoting code: “RougeCitispi” as well as on arrival at Cafe Rouge


To find out more about upcoming CitiSpi events, visit us on Facebook!

Wishing you all a fantastic week!  So much to do!

The CitiSpi Team

These are exclusive CitiSpi events and are open to our followers/members who have RSVP’d only, unless otherwise stated.