The last weekend before this year comes to an end where there are super fun activities to do across the city!
It’s the LAST Fri-Sat weekend in the UAE for many people and it’s super exciting. There are a ton of Fun and FREE stuff going around in the city for you to experience and enjoy, and this is the weekender list for those looking out to have a MERRY good time.
10. NYE at Longbeach Campground
Ring bells into 2022 by glamping at Longbeach Campground and enjoy fun activities for all ages such as BBQ dinner, campfire and countdowns at the floating theatre. More details here.
9. Celebrate your winter vacation in this new Chinese Restaurant in Dubai Marina
Enjoy a fine dining experience at Rock Cuisine in the heart of Dubai Marina From Chinese hot pot to traditional Cantonese brunches, experience it all under one roof. For reservations contact 055 528 7366
8. Christmas Fun run with Santa !!!
Enjoy a festive run with Santa in this beautiful holiday season. Anddd its free of cost !!! Don’t forget to take your family and friends along. Walk In’s are welcome too.
7. Ride A Bike Around Dubai For AED1 This Weekend!
Enjoy your weekend only at AED1 for the whole day! Careem BIKE and the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) have come together to celebrate 1 million trips and treat Dubai by bringing down the AED 20 Careem Bikes to just AED 1 !!! More details here.
Where? Multiple Locations
When? Fri, 24 Dec and Sat, 25 Dec
6. DSF Market OTB at the Burj Park
Dubai Shopping Festivals 9th season of Etisalat market OTB has returned with the coolest and amazing stuff to do! Their theme for this year of Asian Pop Culture has fun-filled activities to do for your ENTIRE family. Special programs happen every weekend with thrilling acts in music and dance from K-pop dance shows and squid game inspired activities! Get more details here.
When? Dec 16-30, 2021
Where? Burj Park, Downtown Dubai
Time? Weekdays- 4pm-11pm, Weekends- 10am-12am
5. The magical winter carnival 2021
The perfect carnival to be at with your family and friends with fun stuff happening like bouncy castles, face painting, balloon bending and a bunch of games for your kids to enjoy. A bunch of holiday season-themed carol singing, meet and greet Santa, food stalls and much more fun activities to take part in! More details here.
When? Friday, December 24
Where? Millennium Airport Hotel, Dubai
Time? 2pm- 11pm
4. DSF Market at Al Seef
Dubai Shopping Festival has organized another event at the most gorgeous Al Seef district bringing visitors 46 days of crazy activities, live entertainment, workshops and thrilling firework shows! With sipping the best of coffee culture, everyday fireworks from 1-12 Jan. Coffee lovers are in for a special treat with a coffee week having varieties to try like the authentic Arabic gahwa to Italian cappuccino, over barista experiences, tastings and workshops. Mark your dates to visit Al Seef during the Date week to try date inspired food, deserts and more! More details here.
Where? Al Seef
When? 16 Dec 2021 – 30 Jan 2022
- Sunday – Wednesday: 6pm-10pm
- Thursday – Saturday: 4pm-11pm
- New Year’s Eve: 4pm-1am
3. Indulge in Late nights @Expo this weekend
Experience late nights at Expo during the weekends where performers from all over the world come to create magical moments. Witness stellar acts by Palestinian rock band Albaitil Ashwai, Cuban artist Dina Stars and talented trio NOON plus many more notable names. Don’t miss this musical fiesta, that’ll enthral the entire family, every weekend until March 2022. More details here.
Where? Dubai Millenium Ampitheatre, Expo 2020 site
When? Dec 24,25,31 2021
2. Drone Light Show at Bluewaters
The second edition of Drone Light Show is back at Bluewaters and the beach opposite JBR. Witness the mesmerising array of bright colours and sights against a beautiful backdrop. Don’t forget to witness the 45 days of high-tech production with 3 themed shows! More details here.
Where? Bluewaters and the beach opposite JBR.
When? Dec 16, 2021 – Jan 30,2022
Time: 7pm and 9:30pm daily
1. Festive Season in Mercato
Experience the festive season in Mercato with Santa meet and greats, live shows, parades and festive sights. Tons of fun art and craft workshops for the little ones to enjoy. More details here.
Where? Mercato Mall
When? 23-25 December
Time? 4pm onwards