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What’s On | October, 2016 | Dubai, UAE|

There’s never a dull moment in Dubai. One of the best things about living in our fair Emirate is that throughout the year, on any given day, there is always something new or exciting to see and do. Whether it is the official opening of yet another world’s largest for Dubai, an annual festival, a street parade or a market fair there is bound to be something that tickles your fancy.

Here are just some of the things happening in and around Dubai this month… (more…)

3-10-16_harlem_globetrotters_hr-9102-copyGet your tickets now from and all UAE Exchange branches.

We’re just 10 days away from the most exciting family entertainment show of the year.

The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters will be in Dubai for ONE show only on Friday, October 28th at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium.

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RC Kids Friendly Screening ENAR_v2Dates: Every Saturday from 15 October to 5 November 2016
Timings: 10am to 1pm
Location: Reel Cinemas: The Dubai Mall, Dubai Marina Mall, CITY WALK and The Beach
Prices: Kids under 5 go free, regular prices for others
For more info: or +971 4 449 1902 / 1918 Read more


The Ripe Markets run across a number of locations in Dubai and Abu Dhabi and focus on bringing the community together, in a fun and social way. The Ripe Market is a community event supporting local businesses, giving them a platform to sell to the residents and tourists visiting. If you visit one of our markets you will find the Ripe Organic stand selling local organic fruit and vegetables from the Ripe Farm and other local organic farmers. As well as this you will find other organic items including juices, superfoods and other shopping items, lots of live cooking food stalls, arts, crafts, fashion, jewelry, fitness workshops, live entertainment, yoga, children’s activities and much more.

Our brand new launch dates are as follows:


  • Times Square, Dubai – Every Saturday from 09:00am – 3:00pm (until the 22nd October 2016).
  • Le Meridien Mina Seyahi hotel grounds– Every Wednesday from 14:00pm – 21:00pm (starts the 12th of October 2016)
  • Al Barsha Pond Park – Every Saturday from 15:00pm – 21:00pm (starts the 15th of October 2016)
  • Zabeel – Every Friday from 09:00am – 15:00pm (starts the 21st of October 2016)

Pop-Up Markets:

Our Pop-Up concept gives our visitors and participating businesses a unique opportunity to join our market at new locations that we “pop-up” in. It gives Ripe the opportunity to collaborate with some of Dubai’s most sought after locations that are popular for design, tourism, sport and shopping. Our current Pop-Ups are:

  • D3, Dubai Design District – 28th and 29th of October – 10am – 6pm

New Oct_16 Exhib Flyer_V8 copy 3UK Boarding School Exhibition
October 28th & 29th 2016
Grosvenor House Hotel, Dubai Marina
2-7pm (Friday) 12-5pm (Saturday) Read more

Pink Is Punk Flyer 2016[5]

IGNITE Pink is Punk 2016

IGNITE’s PINK IS PUNK campaign is back, bigger than ever, better than ever and ready to raise funds and support for The Al Jilal Foundation in aid of Breast Cancer awareness.

We’re planning a series of cool events to keep you active and entertained whilst supporting this fantastic cause and it all kicks off with the IGNITE SWIM:RUN at Anantara Dubai Palm Jumeirah Resort & Spa.

For ongoing updates on IGNITE Pink is Punk 2016 –

Key details below:



Date: Friday 7th October 2016

Race Pack Collection Open/Sprint:
6:00 – 7:00am

Race Pack Collection Fun Run/Junior:
7:15 – 7:50am

Start times:
Open: 7.15am
Sprint: 7.35am
Fun Run: 7:45 am
Junior: 8.00am

Location: Anantara Dubai Palm Jumeirah Resort & Spa.

ENTRY FEE (per competitor/team per race date)
Pre-Registration online:
Junior – AED 70
Sprint – AED 150
Open – AED 150
Teams – AED 250
Fun Run – AED 150
Supporter: AED 150

Breakfast package at AED 40 – TBC
Breakfast croissant and a choice of (1) coffee or (1) juice

On the day:
Junior – AED 80
Sprint – AED 170
Open – AED 170
Teams – AED 300
Fun Run – AED 150
Supporter: AED 150

No refund of entry fee.


Open: 600m Swim / 3km Beach and pavement run
Sprint: 400m Swim / 1.6km Beach and pavement run
Junior: 200m Swim / 800m Beach and pavement run
Fun Run: 3km Beach and pavement run


– Junior A (under 12 years) – Mixed boys and girls
– Junior B (under 16 years) – Mixed boys and girls
– Open – Men
– Open – Women
– Open Team
– Sprint – Men
– Sprint – Women
– Sprint Team
– Fun Run – Men
– Fun Run –Women
– Best Dressed

* Participants can enter as teams of two with each taking a different discipline (not applicable to the Fun Run)

Registration includes: – TBC

– IGNITE PINK IS PUNK dry fit singlet
– Registration at Premiere Marathons (no racing chips for this event)
– Goodie bag
– Giveaways from numerous partners
– Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd
– Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd (Juniors also get medals)
– Spot prizes
– Satisfaction of giving to a good cause

NOTE: DHS 150 is accepted for those that don’t want to compete – supporters which includes:

100% of the proceeds go to The Al Jilal Foundation.

online –
Email –
Location – 6.00am at Anantara Dubai Palm Jumeirah Resort & Spa 7th October

We will have PINK IS PUNK Dry Fit Singlets for sale at AED 50 … they’re pink … they’re hot … and they’re for a great cause so why not buy a load for your friends and family.

Please don’t hesitate to call us on 04 456 2482 or email if you have any questions.

Every 30 seconds, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer… Your support can certainly make a difference!

While Halloween is no where near as popular in Dubai as it is in North-America, we still have our fair share of fun parties and events to please the homesick expat!  Trick or treating is getting increasingly popular in Dubai’s expat communities such as The Springs, The Meadows, and Arabian Ranches.  Many parents choose to host Halloween parties at home with their little ones and friends.  The shops are already filling up with Halloween decorations, sweeties and costumes! Are you ready for a freakishly good time? Read more

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