Hello October-Our top 10 picks to do this month

A gourmet event, Opera in the park, a Spa pampering package, Full Moon Yoga…. 

October is here and there’s so much to get excited about this month. We’ve rounded up to 10 things you should do this month. 


Gourmet 1010 at Armani Hotel Dubai

In a gourmand mood? Armani Hotel Dubai, located in the Burj Khalifa, is holding its annual gourmet showcase, where you can experience signature flavours from India, Italy, Japan and Europe, created by the award-winning culinary team (for a surprisingly affordable price of 350 AED). The event will include 4 Armani restaurants and each one will have its own unique set menu.


Date: 1-10 October, Time: 7- 11pm   MORE INFORMATION


WAFI's 'Opera in the Park’ is returning, featuring John Innes who will once again be performing spectacular arias and a popular montage from the world of opera, Broadway and big band swing. 

Tickets to Opera in the Park are priced at only AED 225 per person, and are inclusive of a quintessential picnic basket per couple, featuring delicious Scottish smoked salmon, Atlantic prawn cocktail and gourmet salads, served with artisan breads, vintage cheese, farmhouse sandwiches & homemade chutney, followed by chocolate mousse cake, plus a complimentary welcome beverage per person. The performance on 20th October starts at 8pm, and advance bookings are recommended.    MORE INFORMATION 

Brushing teeth with 23.75 carat gold

Golden Tooth-gel & Ultra Soft Toothbrush

This valuable tooth-gel contains gold in the shape of exquisite 23.75 carat gold dust and provides perfect caries protection. The gold plated ultra soft tooth-brush is the perfect companion. Swiss Smile combines extensive expertise with luxury, aesthetics and timeless design, leaving ordinary oral care behind. Shop it at WAFI MALL


Spoil yourself with an exclusive spa pampering package that will rejuvenate and refresh you this month:


Absolute Spa Ritual A - AED 600 

30 minute Swedish Massage 

60 minute Doctor Dennis Gross facial

(Homecare product) All in One Cleanser with toner 

(Homecare product) Active Vitamin D serum oil




Absolute Spa Ritual B - AED 500 

30 minute Skin Nourishing Milk Bath 

60 minute Swedish Massage 

(Homecare product) Elemis British Botanical, Shower and body cream  MORE  INFORMATION

Jumeirah Group
Jumeirah Group


Jumeriah Restaurant Week returns this year, with eight days of feasting from signature menus across 40 of Jumeirah’s most loved restaurants. You can eat and drink at 14 different bars and restaurants from 7pm to 11pm – all culminating with an after-party at Shimmers, Jumeirah Mina A’Salam. Prices for set menus range from Dhs95 to Dhs350.


Madinat Jumeirah, 05 October to 13 October  MORE INFORMATION


Dubai’s British Business Group is hosting a family-focused garden party on Friday October 13 to celebrate the group’s 30th anniversary. The event will run from 4pm till midnight and will be a celebration of all things British, with picnic food and entertainment for the kids, including giant wigwams, a bouncy castle and face painting. The soundtrack will be provided by DJ Marky Mark, and there will also be a live performance from The Boxtones. A five-hour food and drink package is available from Dhs225. Royal Lawn, British Embassy Dubai, Friday October 13, 4pm to 12am, five hour brunch Dhs225 soft, Dhs425 house.  MORE INFORMATION

Designers POP UP x Emirates Golf Club

Designers POP UP Market is back - on a special occation when POP UP in Emirates Golf Club the 4th of October, for their Launch Event of this years OKTOBERFEST! It will be packed with Media & Influencers and the opening ceramony will include the traditional opening of the first beer barrel, flown in from Germany!


04- 14 October 2017, Emirates Golf Club


PINKtober Full Moon Yoga

With October being the official month of breast cancer awareness, Fairmont the Palm will support the cause with ‘Pinktober’, a full moon yoga session. Taking place under the stars on the beach, attendees will enjoy the relaxing sound of the breaking waves as they move through poses. Both male and female guests are welcome to join the hour-long yoga session followed by half an hour of guided meditation.

                                                                                                 07 October 2017, Fairmont The Palm, 8pm, AED 75      MORE INFORMATION



If you have never been to a camel race before, saddle up for a fun day out for the whole family. The tournament is one of the highlights of professional camel racing across the Middle East and attracts thousands of highly trained competitors, all competing for coveted titles and high-end prizes, including cash. 
Races will be held on 5, 6, 7, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 22, 27, and 28 October.