30 minutes for 30 days: the Dubai Fitness Challenge has worked wonders in making Dubai one of the most active cities the world… And, what better way to end this motivational month than with a FREE weekend carnival at Dubai Festival City Mall?! With a celeb appearance from World Heavy Weight Boxing Champ Anthony Joshua AND a Guinness World Records attempt, you do not want to miss the closing ceremony this weekend!
The Carnival at Dubai Festival City Mall
To celebrate the end of the Dubai Fitness Challenge, Dubai Festival City Mall is hosting 2 action-packed days of celebration on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th November! You can expect everything from sunset yoga on the Festival Bay helipad to competitions with huge giveaways! The mall will host an entire weekend of activities, fitness classes, celebrity appearances, and there will be some awesome prizes up for grabs. This is a weekend that your friends and family are going to love!
The Guinness World Records Attempt
Forget #SquadGoals, this weekend is allll about #SquatGoals! In addition to all the activities and the electric atmosphere, there will be a Guinness World Records attempt for the most people simultaneously doing jump squats! For all those who participated in the 30-day challenge, this is an opportunity to end your achievement with a World Record story. Squat like you mean it, Dubai!
Celebrations on Friday
Kicking the weekend off with some Zumba and Football Freestyle, bring the whole family down to try something new! From ballet dancers live on stage to free fitness sessions, this is one event you don’t want to miss. There will also be a children’s fitness zone that will have climbing walls, trampolines, parkour and more!
In addition to a DJ bringing Festival City Mall to life, you can expect a Zumba Fusion Class hosted by Gold Gym; a Football Freestylers Show; a ballet show; a Body Combat Workout by Les Mills; Sunset Yoga by Yogafest; a Barre Flywheel session; and, of course, an epic IMAGINE show with fireworks!
Celebrations on Saturday
Welcoming World Heavy Weight Boxing Champion Anthony Joshua, Saturday’s line-up will certainly impress. You can expect a DJ to put a soundtrack to your Saturday as you enjoy a Ballroom Rumba class with Arthur Murray Dance Studio; a Football Freestylers show; a GRIT Strength Workout hosted by Les Mills; a POUND Drumming Workout; and a Sabre Fit Light and Dance display. There will also be a Kid’s Fusion Class hosted by Gold Gym, and plenty of other children’s activities at the fitness zone.
Be sure to stay until the evening to watch the highly-anticipated prize ceremony… this is something you don’t want to miss! The Saturday celebrations will finish in style with Anthony Joshua making an appearance and an epic IMAGINE show with a spectacular firework finale!
When: Friday 17th and Saturday 18th November. From 1pm onwards – see the full fitness carnival schedule here!
Where: Dubai Festival City Mall
Travel tip: use Careem’s promotion code DFC15 for 15% off your rides to and from Dubai Festival City.
Here’s a map outlining where each key event is taking place at Dubai Festival City Mall.
So, round up your fit fam and see you there for the Closing Ceremony of the Dubai Fitness Challenge!