This Weekend Is JAM-PACKED With Fun Stuff: Here Are 8 Cool Things You Can Do


This was the fastest week ever and right now Dubai feels like it’s on a permanent vacation….amirite?!

We’ve had two short weeks, the winter holidays are looming, the weather is UNREAL and the weekends are rammed with cool stuff.

For a bangin’ Saturday cruise, festive madness or fitness fun, here’s all the cool stuff happening this weekend

1. The Lovin Dubai Cruise sets sail EVERY Saturday

How good does a Saturday cruise on a mega yacht sound with all your food and drinks sorted?

Enjoy four hours aboard the Lotus Mega Yacht, complete with drinks, food, music, swimming, dancing AND a cinema room. Every Saturday, from 1pm to 5pm, depart the Dubai Marina’s Pier 7 and dance the afternoon away in style on board the world’s largest commercial yacht.

When? Every Saturday

Tickets start from AED199

Click here for everything you need to know

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2. du Tough Mudder

du Tough Mudder is possibly the most exhilarating and adrenaline-pumping mud and obstacle course out there.

It’s returning for the THIRD time to the UAE at the Hamdan Sports Complex. This ultimate challenge is going to test your physical strength, stamina and mental grit.

Open to all fitness levels, sign up as part of a team or meet people along the way – you’ll help each other through the course. It’s not a race against the clock – challenge yourself to complete the course and have some fun along the way!

Where? Hamdan Sports Complex

When? Friday, December 7 and Saturday, December 8

3. SoleDXB

A D3 festival that was originally just for sneakers but has transformed into something so much more than that. SoleDXB is a footwear, fashion, music lifestyle fair, last year’s set up raised the bar and this year promises to be another huge weekend.

PLUS a fourth kind of chocolate is being launched for the FIRST time in the region, and it’s happening at SoleDXB…all thanks to KitKat Arabia.

You can be one of the first ones in the WORLD to try KitKat Ruby- all you have to do is visit their stand .

When? December 6-8

4. DRIP – the new bubbles party launching at Drai’s

This is a bubble spraying pool party and it’s launching with a performance by T.I. – how Dubai is this!?

Ladies get free entry before 1pm, expect a fully fledged spray party at 5pm and T.I. kicks off at 6pm

When? Fridays from 11am

How much? AED100 for ladies with one drink, AED200 guys with two drinks, beds from AED500 per person

Bubbles spray, AED7,500 for 16 bottles, all the way up to AED20,000 for 50 spray bottles

5. Dubai Pulse race

Head to Sports City for this free fun day out aimed at families and cycling enthusiasts, where you can cycle 5km, 10km or 20km. A brilliant and challenging day out for all ages, and best of all, it’s freeeeee!

When? December 7

Prebook your entry now or enter on the day at Dubai Sports City’s Sports Village from 7am, with the event starting at 8am at Sports Park

Here’s what’s in store

6. Dubai Muscle Show AND Dubai Active Show

Whether you’re an athlete or simply love all things fitness, there’s SO much to do at the Dubai Muscle Show and the Dubai Active Show.

Both shows are happening on the same weekend and you can catch some of the world’s leading athletes in action, hear them speak in open seminars, take part in fitness classes (there’s an entire yoga festival!) and grab some awesome fitness freebies.

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7. The Light Ball Abu Dhabi

The Light Ball is an Abu Dhabi event to raise awareness for mental health. The evening is hosted by the Darkness into Light Foundation, which is connected to the Al Jalila Foundation & Pieta House. Expect live music, entertainment and a four course meal.

When? December 6 at the Hilton Corniche Abu Dhabi

Tickets from AED475 – info here

8. The Cheesiest Xmas Party at Blowfish

This is not till next Wednesday but one to mark down. A super fun Christmas party with Christmas jumpers, tacky Christmas decorations and all your favouite Christmas tunes is coming. The food here is brill; think loaded cheesy fries, ice-cream soda floats, and mad icrecream sundae creations.

This is a festive party but with a very Dubai twist.

Where? Blowfish at Fairmont the Palm,

When? December 12

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