The Spinneys List: 5 things to do in Dubai this weekend

A music festival, golf tournament, night at the opera and more

Wondering what to do over the next couple of days? Well, wonder no more – we’ve got a list of high notes for you to hit:

For the concert lovers… RedFestDXB

The temperature is certainly heating up today (from 6pm) and tomorrow (from 4pm onwards) with the Middle East’s biggest music festival playing host to famous artists from around the world. Media City’s Amphitheatre will host the likes of Sean Paul, The Veronicas, Daya and G-Eazy today, while Friday’s offering means you act like a ‘cool girl’ watching Tove Lo, Demi Lovato and Mike Posner – just don’t pretend you’re ‘cooler than him’. Grab tickets here, while you still can.

For the newly engaged… Emaar Wedding Fair

Perhaps you’ve recently popped the question or found yourself saying yes to it? Well, this weekend, you can walk down the Emaar Wedding Fair aisle and find yourself a wedding planner, venue, florist, make-up artist and more, all at Burj Park from 2-6pm on Friday and 11am-6pm on Saturday.

For the golf enthusiasts… Omega Dubai Desert Classic

Get into the swing of things at Emirates Golf Club’s Majlis course this weekend. The err… action kicks off from 7:30am today until the 5th and ticket prices range from Dhs 65-Dhs 675. Expect plenty of other activities like playgrounds for the kids and food trucks for when you’re feeling a bit peckish. Click here for more details.

For the smooth movers… learn how to Krump

Krumping is an expressive, emotional style of dance that originated in the ghettos of Los Angeles. If you’d like to get involved and learn a little bit more about the history behind it all, head to the Auditorium Alliance Française on Sunday, 5 February, from 7:30-9:30pm. Tickets cost Dhs 100. For more information on how to sign up, click here.

For those that want to cosy up and bake… granola-topped cherry Bakewell muffins

Hey, it might not be advertised as a landmark event but with the weather taking a gloomy turn, now's the perfect time to get your bake on. These delicious Bakewell muffins are warming, comforting and will infuse your home with the smell of all things sweet. You're welcome.