WEEKEND HOTLIST: 11 Ways To Celebrate Easter, Ramadan, And More

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Your pass to excitement, adventure, and relaxation awaits. Uncover the latest events, explore the hottest spots, and indulge in the trendiest activities for an unforgettable weekend experience.

Here are a bunch of fun things to check out so you can start the fun this weekend

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11. Get your handmade Palestinian handcrafts from Artisans of Palestine

Support lovingly handmade products & small business owners in Palestine, nourish yourself with delicious Palestinian staples, connect with the community & enjoy the best coffee in the Middle East.

Established in 2023, Artisans Of Palestine offers products lovingly crafted by artisans in Palestine here in Dubai.

Where? RAW Coffee Company, Al Quoz

When? All Ramadan weekends

Time? until March 31- 7:30 am to 6 pm (Ramadan stall) | RAW Iftar nights – 5 pm to 9 pm

10. This lovely card game by Flowwow and an Emirati artist is a must for all your Ramadan gatherings (giveaway alert!)

Flowwow and Emirati digital artist Mariam Alobeidli have come together to create a lovely card game: ‘Ramadan Moments: Family Game for Heart-to-Heart Talks’.

The deck includes 30 uniquely designed cards, each card features a profound question inspired by the richness and diversity of Emirati culture, as well as the long-lasting tradition of gift-giving during the Holy Month. The game can serve as a perfect unconventional gift for your Muslim friends or for yourself. It aims to bring UAE families and friends closer during Iftar evenings while introducing them to the unique local artistry and Emirati culture.

The game will be available on the Flowwow website and app on April 1. Or get the entire gift set, which includes traditional Arabic sweets along with the special card game, priced at AED 125.

Psst… they’re also doing a giveaway of the card game on Flowwow’s Instagram account, which will start on April 1st…stay tuned!

9. An Easter Brunch Extravaganza awaits at Boons Brasserie and Bar, RAK

Easter presents the most amazing opportunity to gather family and friends to enjoy the traditions of the season. The super cool and laid-back Boons Brasserie and Bar plays host to an egg-celent Easter Brunch.

Guests can expect a bountiful buffet featuring Easter treats, as well as international favourites that are sure to be a hit with every member of the family, even the fussiest eaters.

There will be an exciting variety of activities for all age groups, ensuring the kids are well entertained and hopping with joy. The brunch will be further enhanced by quality entertainment that will keep the vibe high, setting the scene for a fabulous day filled with unforgettable memories.

Where? Boons Brasserie and Bar

When? Sunday, March 31

Time? 1 pm to 4 pm

Price? AED 225 per person for house beverages and AED 325 per person for house beverages.

For more details and to make your reservations Call on WhatsApp +971 54 99 40 476


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8. Alusia Invites Guests on a culinary journey of discovery through the Levant and Andalusia

This idyllic, waterfront location beautifully sets the scene for a spectacular dining experience that melds Andalusian and Levantine cultures. Alusia is an exciting new concept brought to life by Innovision Holding, the team behind Brunch & Cake and Canary Club.

Guests will be treated to gorgeous lake views. Spanish influences are seen in the vibrant terracotta, traditional tiles adorning the floors and walls, including a sprawling olive tree mural, with the stone oven flown in from Andalusia. The menu showcases the best of The Levant and Andalusia, resulting in a harmonious symphony of flavours, served over breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Where? Jumeirah Islands Pavilion, Jumeirah Islands, JLT, Dubai

Time? During Ramadan: Daily, 10 am – 1 am | After Ramadan: Daily, 8 am – 12 am

7. A scoop of Mama Booza is exactly what you need for Iftar

Tracy Harmoush and her husband Wael Ariss launched MAMA BOOZA, an authentic Arabic ice cream brand dedicated to bringing a taste of nostalgia and culture into homes through Mama’s traditional Arab ice cream flavours. With 100% natural ingredients sourced from local vendors and markets, ensuring a stretchy, creamy, and authentic taste that captures the essence of traditional Arabic ice cream.

Order from: https://deliveroo.ae/brands/mamabooza

6. Hop into a world of fun at Hamleys Toy Store!

Hamleys is excited to announce an Egg-stravaganza event to celebrate Easter with valued customers! Join them for a weekend filled with egg-citing activities and fun for the
whole family. Take part in chocolatey fun and games after any in-store purchase, Sign up online to participate in a bun-tastic egg hunt, and stand the chance to win amazing prizes!

Where? Hamleys Toy Store (Dubai Mall and Mall of the Emirates)

When? Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 29th, 30th and 31st

Register here!

5. Don’t miss out on the chance to catch the Dubai World Cup 2024

Catch Dubai’s action-packed horse racing season as it hits a resounding peak of glamour and competition at the Dubai World Cup. A highlight in the sporting and social calendar, this meet is considered one of the world’s most spectacular race days, where the total prize purse, which will feature six Group 1 and three Group 2 fixtures, is worth USD30.5 million.

Created through the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Dubai World Cup provides a truly global stage upon which the best horses in the world come to compete every year.

Where? Meydan Racecourse

When? Saturday, March 30 2024

Time? 3:30 pm, Doors open at 1 pm

4. Watch the Dubai World Cup at Apron Views by McGettigan’s

Join the party at the trackside this Saturday for the spectacular Dubai World Cup at Meydan Racecourse. Apron Views by McGettigan’s is a vibrant village of bars and lounges including:

Plus live entertainment and a full food village inside. Book your tickets here!

Where? Apron Views, Meydan

When? Saturday

3. Celebrate Easter with Mister Baker’s egg-citing cakes and cupcakes

Get ready to hop into the Easter spirit with Mister Baker’s egg-citing range of cakes and cupcakes in Dubai, UAE! With three decades of baking brilliance under their belt, Mister Baker is your one-stop shop for all things sweet and festive.

Indulge in the charm of Easter with cakes like the whimsical Brown Bunny Cake, Easter Chocolate Egg Cake, Mister Baker’s Bunny and Eggs Cake, and Easter Cupcakes. With customizable options available, you can add your flair to any cake and make your Easter celebrations truly unique. Whether it’s a special message or a custom design, Mister Baker has got you covered.

Where? 26 locations across Dubai

2. Check out this bucket list of Ramadan activities

So you think there is nothing to do during Ramadan in Dubai? Think again!

Brand Dubai has just released a BIG list of Ramadan Events to look out for in Dubai…and here is a complete breakdown!

There is nothing like a #RamadaninDubai

Check out the list here!

1. Get the perfect Eid gift with Compartes exclusive collection

Compartés, the iconic Los Angeles chocolate brand adored by celebrities such as the Beckhams, Oprah Winfrey, and Heidi Klum, launched its exclusive Eid Collection. This limited-edition collection celebrates the spirit of Eid with elegance, tradition, and, of course, delectable flavours.

The iconic truffles are always a huge hit for gift giving and they look the part. Each truffle is adorned in a unique and vibrant design and that’s just the beginning. Biting into these truffles is when the party really begins.

Additionally, Compartés has curated a super luxurious date collection including stuffed and chocolate covered, alongside moreish treats like chocolate covered oreos and gourmet peanut butter cups.

Where? American Rag Cie in Dubai Mall

2-hour delivery time!

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