With expats forming majority of its population, it’s not a surprise that many of the UAE’s establishments also finds ways to celebrate the season of love – Valentine’s! The Filipino Times rounded up several things to do around town – so whether you’re attached to someone, single-and-ready-to-mingle, celebrating with family or just someone looking to imbibe the feeling of love all around you, here are the top places to be at.
Valentine’s Dinner for Everyone
Since Valentine’s Day happens to be a regular working day, most individuals and couples who will be out to enjoy the day will only start their celebrations as they clock out. Once they do so, the first thing on the list would be to eat after working long hours – and one of the places that offers a special Valentine’s Day Dinner Buffet is Chowking. The restaurant offers a wide range of Chinese cuisines close to the hearts of Filipinos and for Dh 49, they can enjoy the buffet at their branches including Al Ghurair Centre, Mankhool Rd. Al Diyafa, Za’abeel Rd., Sharjah (behind Megamall), and at Hamdan St., in Abu Dhabi.
Valentine’s Party for Singles and Couples
After enjoying your dinner buffet, you can then head to party with hundreds of Filipinos at ‘In-Toxicated – Love Hard, Party Harder’ taking place at Golf Park, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Deira from 7:30 pm onwards that will be headlined by ‘San Mig Light Spin Off’ champion DJ Patty Tiu, ‘Redbull Music 3Style 2019 Philippines’ champion DJ Mark Thompson, together with one of the UAE’s top Filipino DJs, Lady DJ Jen. The party is organized by Mint Kraft Events with tickets available at platinumlist.net
Valentine’s Destination for the Family
If you’re planning to celebrate Valentine’s together with your family, there’s no better place to enjoy the festivities that at Global Village that will see a variety of performances coming from different parts of the globe all in one big stage! Kids and teens will enjoy circus acts, clowns, masks shows, stunt shows, flash mobs. And to top it all off, the evening will also feature a lovely fireworks show to cap of your Valentine’s with memorable moments together with those who matter the most.