Summer Silly Season Is Here: Here Are 11 EPIC Things To Do In Dubai This Weekend



Oi, oi!

The weekend has rolled round once more and as Dubai gets hotter, the weekends seem to be filling up.

Prepare to dig in, there are LOTS of nice foodie offerings going on; here are TEN epic things to get you off the couch.

Leaving work on Thursday like…

1. Get a discount on your meal – depending on the temperature!

Finally, this is one sure reason to be glad for the temperature rise!

Rooftop JBR spot Pure Sky Lounge will get you a discount based on the current temperature when you ask for the bill.

So if the temperature reads 45degrees, you’ll get 45% off your bill. Summer goals!

(This deal marks the National Day’s of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore; it’s only applicable to dishes originating from the country celebrating on the given day)

  • 9th August (Singapore)
  • 17th August (Indonesia)
  • 31st August (Malaysia)



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2. A free evening of yoga this Saturday

Head to Le Meridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre on Airport Road this Saturday for an evening of yoga. The event begins with ‘inspirational hour’ which includes a motivational talk from a guest speaker.

The free event is run by Dubai fitness group Fitness in DXB, a group that puts on a number of different activity based outings; learn more by attending!

Book your spot here



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3. Order a burger, put yourself in the running to win AED5,000!

The big competition on everyone’s lips: Deliveroo and Five Guys have teamed up to give out AED25k over the next two weeks.

So FIVE winners will each get AED5k and a golden burger.

How to enter? Simples. Just order a Five Guys burger on Deliveroo RIGHT NOW!

More details about the Golden Burger competition here

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4. Midsummer madness starts at McGettigan’s TOMORROW

For mid-summer hijinks and shenanigans look no further than McGettigan’s to provide the summer fun.

Starting tomorrow at McGettigan’s DWTC where you can get FIVE hours of unlimited drinks for just AED240! Need we even go on?

Rock up after work; this deal starts from 6pm, and ring in your weekend in the best possible way. The Dj will be belting out pop, rock and party anthems, followed by the Mike Ross Band, who’ll play you into the night.

When? Thursday, August 9. From 6pm to 11pm and the fun rolls on to the following weekend too with not one but two epic brunches lined up.

Full details here



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5. Eat at over 150 restos in Dubai with a 30% discount

Simply click here to get started; it takes you to MIcravings – where you can get to know the ton of restaurants and bars offering 30% discounts across Dubai.

This fabulous deal is ONLY for Marriott Reward, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest loyalty members (register for your card on site). Also, the 30% discount is valid only for a limited time (until September 15). Smash that ‘become a member button’ to get involved!

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6. Get in the running to WIN a big drinks voucher

The Al Hamra Cellar in Ras Al Khaimah is turning 12 and they’re giving you LOADS of reasons to celebrate!

There are big offers on drinks (if you ever stock up, THIS is the time to do it) as well as an epic competition giving away AED1,200 to spend in store along with lunch for two at nearby Al Hamra Golf Club.

Enter the competition here. (Simply scroll down and answer one easy question!)

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7. Get the kids out and about at XPark Jr

If you’re keen on some parent and kiddo time, head over to XPark Jr.

From now until August 31, the Summer Pass grants UNLIMITED access for one child and one adult for AED300. Get ready to explore streams, waterfalls and fountains, petting zoos, mud kitchen and tree houses.

Designed for children ages between one and 12, XPark Jr allows you to take healthy risks and create adventures.



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8. Free tai chi, coding workshops, art and more at Alserkal

A whole host of summer activities are being pushed at Alserkal Avenue during the summer months. Check the full itinerary here.



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9. Get your sweat on at Dubai Sports World

Make your way to Dubai World Trade Centre this weekend to play all your favorite sports in an air conditioned environment.

From football to tennis, rugby, basketball, beach volleyball and fitness boot camps, they’ve got it all.



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10. Finish your weekend right at a chilled music session with Danny Aridi

We’ve spoken about Lebanese crooner Danny Aridi before, and we reckon his tunes with the backdrop of one of our favourite sunset bars in Dubai is an unreal combo.

Head to Iris every Saturday (until September 29) evening to finish your weekend off right.

From 6pm – 9pm and entry is freeeeeee!



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11. Little Miss India’s Miss Mohini celebrates her birthday this Thursday!

If you’ve yet to visit the eccentric and ‘gram worthy Little Miss India at Fairmont the Palm, this is your shot!

Miss Mohini celebrates her big 30th birthday on August 9 and to mark the day, Mohini’s favourite drinkies will be priced at just AED30. There’s a birthday set menu available too; including appetizers, mains, desserts and birthday cake for AED225!

The b-day bash starts from 6pm, birthday cake gets cut at 8pm.

For reservations or further information, please call +971 4 457 3457 or email



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