This Weekend Fill Your Time With These 7 Awesome Activities


So, this weekend marks the grand finale of Dubai Fitness Challenge, so you’ve got LOTS of fits-spo themed activities to look forward to.

There’s also plenty of wellness events (free massages, free yoga, anyone?) plus the Saturday cruise you know and love, and a food and drinks fest on a brand new terrace.

Scroll for 7 awesome things happening in Dubai this weekend.

So, basically, we’re spoiled.

Ready for this weekend like…


7. The weather is simply MADE for a Saturday afternoon brunch on the Lovin Dubai Cruise

For a Saturday party look no further! This is the Lotus Mega Yacht that lives in Dubai Marina and comes complete with a pool, a cinema, a BBQ a buffet,  a DJ, drinks and so much more is ready for you, your family and your mates.

  • Tickets at AED199 -food, soft drinks
  • AED299 – regular brunch
  • AED499 – VIP brunch
  • Kids under 5 go free

VIP brunch? Get access to the VIP area with private jacuzzi, premium drinks and bubbles

The Cruise departs from Dubai Marina (next to Pier 7) and passes Atlantis, The Palm and reaches the Burj Al Arab.

Dates: Every Saturday from 12.30pm to 4.30pm


6. Book a training sessing with Hrithik Roshan at Cult Fit

Um, what?! This is no joke, The legend Hrithik Roshan is coming to CULT FIT and you can book a slot to a dance class with him. DREAM!

The Superstar Celebrity will be coming to @becurefit.uae ‘s Cult Center at Palm Strip (3.30pm), followed by a Dance Party at Cult Marina No 9 (5pm) on November 16!
BOOK YOUR SLOT to the dance party now by downloading the app!

We advise you to book now and get there early ‘Doors at the venues will be closed exactly at the time mentioned. We suggest you to join us early to avoid last minute rush” – RUN! More info here

5. Clock-in some “you” time at these fab wellness domes

Have you spotted these temporary green domes in Abu Dhabi and Dubai? Each dome has a different purpose and this weekend you need to explore ‘The Heavenly Dome’ where you can enjoy a 10-minute shoulder massage by a Westin spa therapist, all arranged by the Westin to promote wellness!

More info about the domes here.

Where? Dubai Media City Courtyard

When? November 12-14, 2019 from 8am-6pm.

FYI, book your massages at the dome ahead of time. This is limited to one massage per person per day, and there will be female masseuses.

4. Head to LAH LAH Fest at Zabeel House

The weather could not be better for something like this, and if you’re looking for a couple of drinks in a neighbourhood vibes type place, this is your go-to this weekend.

LAH LAH BAZAAR is a new festival with street food, fun drinks, live music and more, so expect a whole weekend of food, drinks and entertainment to celebrate the opening of a new terrace

Plus, if you have yet to visit Zabeel House, the chic new Jumeirah hotel in The Greens, use this opportunity and just GO!

3. Join a free yoga festival

A one-day wellness festival, supported by the Year of Tolerance in Dubai, Dhyantnotsav Festival, wants to teach residents how the practice of meditation can be adapted to ANYONE’s daily life, adding to the value of it.

hosted by Heartfulness and Lycan events in Dubai and is also an initiative of Sahaj Marg Spirituality Foundation, the event welcomes the ever-inspiring lifestyle coach Luke Coutinho, who’s well known as a holistic health and lifestyle coach.

This is a no-bull approach to learning about holistic living and is part of the grand finale of Dubai Fitness Challenge

When? November 16, 2019 from 6pm-9pm

Where? Dubai World Trade Centre

However, it’s highly advisable to register online.

More information on the event here.

2. One last fitness test for Dubai Fitness Challenge that could WIN you a trip to Tokyo

So THIS is why you should be getting your 30 / 30 done! Under Armour are looking for serious competitors to take part in the Under Armour Challenge.

On the day, expect a unique number of fitness stages including obstacles to cross, sprinting, weighted carries, rope climbs and some surprises are designed to challenge even the fittest among us!

When? Friday, 15 November

Where? Kite Beach

The big prizes? Sponsorship!

1st Place: Male & Female: 12 months

2nd Place: Male & Female: 6 months

3rd Place: Male & Female: 3 months

And something to train for…

1. Palm Run: November 22

Dubai Fitness Challenge will be done and dusted at this point, but the racing season is truly only getting underway.

The Palm run is open to all abilities with distances from 1km, 3km, 5km, 10km and 21.1km. The only half-marathon route in Dubai that takes you along the world-famous Palm Jumeirah. Check out Race Me for pre-race training programmes and get your bookings in now.

The race kicks off at 7.30am, organisers suggest taking the monorail out as no cars will be permitted onto the crescent on race morning.

Info and booking here

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