Oi Oi! The Weekend Is Upon Us And Here Are 7 Epic Things You Can Do


Hey weekend, you’re looking finnnnnneeeee.

Two long days where you can forget all about professional life and ‘dzo YOU, whether you want to Netflix and chill, party, exercise, brunch or simply do zero.

This list brings you salon treats, spinning classes and brunches galore however, if you’re a parent looking for something to keep the kids occupied, here are 10 spots to keep the wee ones will love.

Mood: Dancing jelly levels of excitement for 6pm this Thursday


7. Get in form for Wimbledon at the Game, Set and Match brunch at McGettigan’s Souk Madinat

It’s FINALLY Wimbledon season and McGettigan’s is throwing a massive FIVE hour brunch at Souk Madinat to get in the mood… think fruity drinks, strawberries and cream and a DJ, where themed dress-up is not only recommended, it’s FULLY encouraged (and oh yes, there WILL be prizes)

How much? AED299 for FIVE hours of brunch madness

When? Friday, 1pm to 6pm. Afterparty 6pm to 8pm (for AED99 of free-flowing drinks)

More info. Book here

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6. This weekend, you do YOU at Hush Salon, various locations

Because you have 48 hours to indulge this weekend, head directly to Hush Salon, located at The Address Hotel-Dubai Mall, Raffles Hotel, and WAFI. This spot is giving you ALL the reasons to TREAT YO’ SELF with reasonable prices and summer promos!

With an unreal rep for salon services by a highly trained team, head for professional styling, (ask for owner Aboudi, he works wonders!) colour, cuts, treatments and hair extensions. (Hush proudly uses the best natural hair extensions on the market, if you’re looking to try extensions, these guys are definitely worth a look!)

Check out their IG here for inspo’ and book your appointment here

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5. Ladies you can party for FREE at Five Palm Jumeirah every Friday this summer

Summer Ice is the Friday pool party taking Dubai by storm. Located at ‘grammable Five Palm Jumeirah, expect glam champagne girls, DJ Chico Bos on the decks all day with summer tunes accompanied by bongos, and is any proper summer bash complete with live SAX? We think not!

When? Friday, 2pm to 9pm

The best part? Ladies have FREE entry every Friday, while gents pay AED300 (AED150 of this can be redeemed on food and drinks).

More info

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4. Take a free class at Power Cycle, JLT, Cluster W

To celebrate International Rock Day, join in a crazy spinning class at Power Cycle in JLT. With rock tunes blaring you’ll *hopefully forget all about the pain of doing an actual class.

First class is free!

More info.

When? Saturday, July 13 at 10am

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3. Prepare for lols at the Laughter Factory, various locations

If you’re in need of a belly laugh, mark these dates down. The Laughter Factory continues to bring both resident and international comedians to the stage, and a booked ticket guarantees you one of the best comedy gigs in the city – get on it!

When? Thursday, July 11 at Movenpick JBR (9pm) and Friday, July 12 at Grand Millennium Barsha Heights, Dubai

Tickets on sale here

2. STK Saturdays and STK Sundays are about to become a thing

Both STK JBR and STK Downtown have hit the nail on the head with mid-week ladies night dinner options, Friday-day brunch options and, best of all, Thursday and Friday night brunch options.

But now you’ve got two new parties to get to know…

Saturday Day Fever is launching at STK Downtown. Every Saturday from 2pm to 5pm, think disco tunes and an all inclusive lunch deal for AED349 with house drinks.

Sin Sundays at STK JBR, is a day to treat yourself. This night is dedicated to the seven deadly sins, and it’ll cost you just AED249. For this price, you’re given seven coins to use as you choose on the specially curated food and drinks menu.

1. Get a taste of Mykonos at this Friday brunch, OPA on SZR (July 19)

There is no limit to the number of times I can shout ‘opa!’ and tbh it actually gets more enjoyable every time.

The common Greek expression is used at celebrations both in the Mediterranean country and here in Dubai and you can expect to here it blasted from the rooftops at this new Friday brunch.

Opa brunch – the Mykonos Edition kicks off on July 19 and it’ll be Green tunes, zorba dancing coupled with Mykonos and of course, AH-MAYING Grecian fare

How much? AED350 per person with drinks

When? Fridays 1pm – 4pm kicking off from July 19

Call now on +971 4 357 0557 or email reservations@opadubai.com

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