Plus: laugh your way into 2014 with a comedy show by Dubomedy; book a table at Rainbow Steak House in Dubai for under Dh100; celebrate in style at Origins restaurant at Yas Viceroy hotel; or watch a musical rendetition of Beauty and the Beast.
5 things to do today: See the New Year in at Qube’s New Year’s Eve Rock ‘n’ Roll Extravaganza
There will be a live rock band playing classic hits, a buffet and a celebration at midnight. From 8pm to 2am, from Dh179, Qube Sports Bar, next to Meydan Hotel at The Track, Nad Al Sheba, Dubai, 04 381 3780, www.facebook.com/qubesportsbar
LAUGH your way into 2014 with a comedy show, dinner and fireworks with Dubomedy. The headliners are the UAE’s King and Queen of Comedy, Ali Al Sayed and Mina Liccione, plus the comedians Omar Ismail and Omar Shams, who will entertain you before a spectacular fireworks show. From 8pm, from Dh550 including buffet, Al Wasl Ballroom, Dusit Thani, Dubai, 050 440 0994, www.comedy.ae
BID 2013 farewell at Rainbow Steak House with a buffet of traditional specials, live cooking stations and multinational cuisines. From 7pm to 1am, from Dh84, Ground Level, Custom Building, near Dubai Hospital, Al Muteena Street, Deira, Dubai, 04 239 8301; Sheikh Saqr Bin Khalid Al Qasimi Street, Sharjah, 06 572 3505, www.rainbowhospitalityuae.com
CELEBRATE the end of 2013 with a gala dinner at Origins restaurant at Yas Viceroy hotel. Savour delectable treats from live cooking stations and countdown to 2014 from the terrance overlooking the Yas Marina Circuit, then party with a DJ at Yas Lounge. From 7pm to 1am, from Dh295, Yas Viceroy hotel, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, 02 565 0600, firstname.lastname@example.org
GET tickets to the special version of the family classic Beauty and the Beast, featuring the talents of professional actors, singers and dancers along with local performers in this festive performance. At 3pm today, from Dh250, Madinat Theatre, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, www.madinattheatre.com