Things to Do for Diwali in the UAE

Things to Do for Diwali in the UAE

Masala!'s guide on how to celebrate Diwali in Dubai

Shop for festive jewels at Damas
This Diwali, win great gifts and prizes from Damas as they launch their biggest promotion which consists of new designs from popular in-house jewellery brands, raffle draws, free gifts with purchase scheme, flexible payment options and other exclusive offers. Rush to your nearest store today.

Watch 'Krrish 3'
If you are a true-blue Bollywood fan, even an occasion like Diwali is good enough to catch a movie. So after the poojas at home are over, watch the third part of Bollywood's superhero flick, Krrish 3 starring T'town's blue-eyed boy Hrithik Roshan. One of the biggest releases this year, this film also features Vivek Oberoi, Kangna Ranaut and Priyanka Chopra.
INFO: October 31 onwards, Reel Cinemas, The Dubai Mall.

Enjoy the magic of Diwali at Atlantis

This year celebrate the magic of Diwali in an authentically decorated atmosphere at Kaleidoscope restaurant in Atlantis. From a traditional Indian buffet and Rajasthani folk dancers to colourful rangoli, diyas and Indian artifacts this dining experience will be truly memorable.
INFO: 3-9 November, 04 426 0000,

Head to Abu Dhabi for the F1 Experience and Beats on the Beach

The family pit stop for exciting F1 action is back. Whether it's speed, thrills or challenges that get you going, there's plenty to keep the family entertained at the world's largest outdoor F1 fan experience. Also dig your toes in the sand, take in the soothing winter breeze and groove to your favourite tunes as famous artistes like Sean Kingston, Ludacris, Mohamaad Assaf and many more take the stage at Beats on the Beach. This is one party you don't want to miss.
INFO: Until 3 November, Abu Dhabi Corniche,

Soak in the spirit of a musical evening

If you have a taste for some differnt kind of music, go for Mystic Mlange, an enchanting evening of traditional music from all over the globe which provides an insight into the world of soulful music.
INFO: November 1, 2013, 7pm, Dhs100 to Dhs500, Centrepoint Theatre, DUCTAC, Mall of the Emirates.