WEEKEND HOTLIST: 7 Events To Overcome The Festive Blues!

Anika Eliz Baby

Get ready to turn your weekends from ordinary to extraordinary!

Our Weekend Hotlist is your ticket to a weekend filled with excitement, adventure, and relaxation. Discover the coolest events, hottest spots, and trendiest activities!


7. Its unlimited Sushi at OĀNJO

Sushi aficionados are invited to Oanjo, a Portuguese journey with a touch of Japanese flair.

Indulge in an enticing All You Can Eat sushi offer available every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Dine, mingle and soak up a relaxed ambience where you can try out an unlimited menu of sushi with elevated flavours all for AED 125 per person, while a DJ spins lively beats in the background. To complement your sushi extravaganza, pair it with a refreshing beverage for just AED 100. Immerse your senses on stunning terraces and create moments to remember in mesmerising settings. Oanjo’s rooftop restaurant is not just a place to dine; it’s an immersive experience.

When? Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Time? 9pm to 11pm

Price? AED 125 per person of Sushi. AED 100 for selected beverage.

*Terms and conditions apply

6. Join a World of Discovery At Etisalat MOTB

Get ready for a shopping extravaganza like no other at Etisalat MOTB! This isn’t your average shopping spot – it’s a treasure trove of awesomeness waiting to be discovered. Unleash your inner explorer with unique finds, from clothes, to food trucks, to live entertainment for all!

Where? Dubai Design District (d3)

When? 5th -14th January 2024


  • Monday – Thursday – 4pm to 10pm
  • Friday – 4pm to 12am
  • Saturday and Sunday – 12pm to 12am

Entry is FREE!

Grab your friends, bring your appetite, and get ready for 10 days of pure, fun at Etisalat MOTB!

5. Visit the World’s Biggest Book Sale – Big Bad Wolf

Big Bad Wolf Books has taken Sharjah by storm, providing readers with a plethora of new books at incredibly low prices.

The Sharjah Expo Centre has become a paradise for book lovers, ensuring an unparalleled shopping extravaganza.

What sets this sale apart? The astonishing initial cost for books is a mere AED 1. Offering discounts reaching up to 85% and significantly reduced prices, avid readers can now associate their book shopping adventure with unparalleled savings!

When? December 19, 2023, till January 7, 2024

Time? Daily From 10 a.m. to 12 a.m.

Where? Sharjah Expo Centre

4. Watch Omid Djalili – Namaste Live in Dubai

Renowned for his iconic stand-up extravaganzas, Omid is a maestro of comedy, celebrated for his sharp wit.

Brace yourself for an electrifying experience as Omid’s performances are a whirlwind of energy, infused with unmatched passion, and, most importantly, guaranteed to keep you thoroughly entertained.

Get ready for a laughter-packed journey as Omid takes the stage, promising an evening that is as dynamic as it is!

When? 07th January 2023

Where? Sheikh Rashid Hall, World Trade Centre

Tickets starting from 195 AED

Book your Tickets here!


3. Join the Dubai Marathon 2024

Gear up for the city’s 23rd marathon bash – a colossal event that’s not just for elite athletes but for everyone ready to run!

Embark on the fun with a 4km run kicking off at 10 am, followed by a 10km road race revving up the excitement at 8:15 am. For those seeking a more challenging adventure, amateurs are welcome to dive into the full marathon, starting bright and early at 7 am.

Lace up those sneakers because the city’s biggest marathon is throwing a runner’s extravaganza, and you’re invited to be part of the action!

Registration open till Saturday. Hurry!!


2. Watch Neha Kakkar Live in Concert

Get ready to be swept off your feet as the sensational Neha Kakkar takes center stage live in concert!

Brace yourself for a night filled with chart-topping hits, heartwarming melodies, and a whole lot of dance-floor magic.

Where? Coca-Cola Arena

Time? 21:00 pm

When? 7th January 2024

Book your tickets NOW!

1. Catch the Hatta Festival

The Hatta Festival has been extended! If the holiday rush kept you from making your way to the mountains there’s still time to join in on the festivities.

Get ready for a spectacle of lights, live entertainment, music, and a variety of activities for kids.

Don’t miss out on this extended celebration – the Hatta Festival is your ticket to more fun and excitement!

Entry is FREE

When? Until Sunday Jan 14th


  • 4pm-11pm on weekdays
  • noon-11pm on weekends

Where? Hatta Wadi Hub

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