Hey Dubai: Here Are 7 Awesome Things You Can Do This Weekend


This week FLEW.

It’s been a week of concert announcements (the Killers AND the Red Hot Chili Peppers are confirmed!), road adjustments, (the Sharjah-Dubai commute is about to get shorter and Salik might be coming to Abu Dubai) and now, once again, the weekend looms and there are PLENTY of activities to help you forget all about the outdoor heat situation.


7. A legendary staycation is just a short drive away at One&Only Royal Mirage

This staycation has EVERYTHING.

Think; pure luxury, lush greenery, private beach, amazing spa, watersports and SO. MUCH. MORE where you’ll feel like royalty without the pricey sum.

Pay AED895 for your room, fantastic breakfast spread, activities including yoga, 20% off food and drinks, free family passes to Aquaventure Waterpark (minimum two night’s stay)

More info and booking here


6. Ladies: Start your weekend early with a new ladies night at Luna Sky Bar

Find Luna Sky Bar in the suitably stylish Four Seasons in DIFC.

A rooftop lounge with skyline view like no other, you’re invited to free-flowing drinks (vino and bubbly!) with a selection of bites including sushi, white asparagus, truffle vegetarian rolls and smoked salmon and cream cheese rolls…erm, how good does this sound?!

When? Wednesdays, 7pm to 11pm

More info here


5. WET Deck has a party brunch  and it’s happening this Friday

WET Deck at W Dubai has a brand new brunch and it sounds like and Instagrammers dreammmm. Think a fab photo-wall, many OTT inflatables, prizes for best dressed, PLUS an adult treasure hunt.

When? Friday, 1pm – 5pm

How much? AED395 for drinks and eats

*Sun loungers on a first come first served basis

4. Get your giggle on at The Laughter Factory this Thursday

Guaranteed lols all night. British comedian Jason Manford is in town for one night before moving on to the capital, grab the last tickets here for his Muddle Class Tour.

He’s playing Movenpick JBR on Thursday night and Park Rotana, Abu Dhabi on Friday night.

Get your tickets and more info here


3. Wander through a market at ARTE, Times Square

If you’re a fan of alternative markets, and an afternoon of browsing through an amazing variety of pure handmade designer, art, fashion and crafts, ARTE (‘the Makers Market’) is your go-to. UAE’s largest market is back at its Friday home at Times Square Centre this weekend.

Learn more about ARTE here

When? Friday, July 26. 10am to 6pm


2. Party like a rockstar at Nikki Beach this Saturday

Rose all day! Brunch this Saturday and Experience “La Vie en Rose” , a brunch with sips, tunes, live music and cool pools to get a break from the heat!

Nikki Beach is celebrating an incredible 20 years in business (internationally) so expect more big ones to come from this popular party spot.

More info here

When? Saturday, 1pm to 4pm


1 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).

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