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F1 weekend party planner

  |  October 30, 2013

Sea Lounge at Monte-Carlo Beach Club. Courtesy Monte-Carlo Beach Club
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Sea Lounge at Monte-Carlo Beach Club. Courtesy Monte-Carlo Beach Club

F1 weekend is not just about high-octane racing. When the sun sets, the engine noise fades and the dust settles, Abu Dhabi gets ready to party. But with such a plethora of events going on, how to choose? Here's a guide to the hottest tickets in town this weekend.

Thursday

Yelloween A South Beach, Florida-inspired night launches in Abu Dhabi tomorrow with a glitzy Halloween party, labelled 'Yelloween'. Already one of the hottest tickets in the US, this will be the first SoBe night in the UAE. Guests are encouraged to dress up in vibrant costumes and masks in a masquerade theme and the organisers promise top-notch DJs and entertainment, a chic atmosphere and exquisite food. Sea Lounge, Monte-Carlo Beach Club, Saadiyat Island. From 8pm-4am. Dh100 for men, free for ladies.  For more information, call 056 955 1213 or email sobe@hmevents.com

O1NE The brand-new club from Sky Management (Skybar Beirut and Skybar du Forum) officially opens tonight on Yas Island. After F1 weekend the club will only open on Thursdays, with capacity restricted to1,000 partygoers a night. Tonight, Ludacris and Ciara kick off the celebrations. Tickets start at Dh300. To make a booking, call 052 788 8111 or email. or email O1NEYasISland@sky-management.net

Ludacris. Brendon Thorne / Getty Images

Ludacris. Brendon Thorne / Getty Images

 

Friday 

Cirque Le Soir The US hip-hop star Nelly entertains the crowds at Dubai's Cirque Le Soir, held at Rush bar in the Yas Viceroy hotel. Doors open at 2pm, tickets start at Dh1,000 and brunch is included. For reservations, email reservations@cirquelesoirdubai.com

Amber Lounge The ultra-glamorous after-race party that boasts celebrity guests from the film, music and racing worlds is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Tonight the UK DJ McNasty, who is Labrinth's brother, will perform. Amber Lounge is at Yas Marina Building 1, Doors open at 11pm, tickets start from Dh3,030. For reservations, email abudhabi@amber-lounge.com or visit www.amber-lounge.com

Amber Lounge. Courtesy Amber Lounge

Amber Lounge. Courtesy Amber Lounge

 

O1NE Tonight Abu Dhabi's newest club continues its launch celebrations with performances from Labrinth and Sean Kingston. Tickets start at Dh300,  doors open at 11pm. To make a booking, call 052 788 8111 or email. or email O1NEYasISland@sky-management.net

Labrinth. Rob Harrison / Getty Images

Labrinth. Rob Harrison / Getty Images

Saturday

Cirque Le Soir Tonight the Dubai-based club has flown in the American hip-hop star Akon. Doors open at 2pm, tickets start at Dh1,000 and brunch is included. For reservations, email reservations@cirquelesoirdubai.com

Akon. Andrea De Silva / Reuters

Akon. Andrea De Silva / Reuters

 

Podium Lounge This exclusive night (there are only 500 tickets available) will see the Dubai dance duo Hollaphonic and the Dutch DJ Sander Kleinberg getting the crowd up on their feet. The Podium Lounge is at Yas Viceroy’s Marina Rooftop Pool. Doors open at 9pm, tickets from Dh500. Visit www.podiumlounge.com/ae

Hollaphonic. Courtesy Hollaphonic

Hollaphonic. Courtesy Hollaphonic

 

Pukka Up The famous Ibiza club is celebrating its 10th anniversary tonight. With Monte-Carlo Beach Club's resident DJs warming up the crowd from 2pm-5pm, Ibiza DJs Celeste Siam and Chris Wright will take over later in the evening. Tickets from Dh650 including pool and beach access, Dh200 after sunset. From 2pm at Monte-Carlo Beach Club, Saadiyat Island. For reservations, email info@montecarlobeachclub.ae or call 056 289 0750

O1NE Tonight the Swedish House Mafia collaborator John Martin, who has also worked with Avicii, will be making an appearance. Tickets start at Dh300, doors open at 11pm. To make a booking, call 052 788 8111 or email. or email O1NEYasISland@sky-management.net

Sunday

Amber Lounge The Asian-American hip-hop quartet Far East Movement will entertain the glamorous guests and celebrities at the closing party tonight. Amber Lounge is at Yas Marina Building 1, Doors open at 11pm, tickets start from Dh3,030. For reservations, email abudhabi@amber-lounge.com or visit www.amber-lounge.com

O1NE Tonight the house DJ Solumun is on the decks as the new club concludes its launch festivities. After this weekend, the club will only open on Thursday nights. Tickets start at Dh300, doors open at 11pm. To make a booking, call 052 788 8111 or email. or email O1NEYasISland@sky-management.net

Cirque Le Soir Code 20 A star-studded event, guests can expect to see Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel around the club. On the decks is DJ Erok. Code 20 is at the Viceroy's Rush bar. Tickets from Dh1,500 and brunch is included, doors open at 2pm. For details, email reservations@cirquelesoirdubai.com or call 056 115 4507

David Coulthard. Ker Robertson /Getty Images

David Coulthard. Ker Robertson /Getty Images