7 Awesome Things to Do in Dubai this Weekend

There’s so much going on in Dubai this weekend and, as always, we’ve rounded up the best things to do! From free movie nights to theme park adventures to Friday brunches, here are 7 awesome things to do in Dubai this weekend…

1. Movie Night at Riverland Dubai

Fancy watching some awesome films, for free? Don’t miss the free movie nights at Riverland Dubai, all throughout summer. The Encore will be screening Get Out and The Exorcist this Thursday, followed by IT and The Evil Dead on Friday. Check the full schedule here.

Price: Free
When: Thursday 16th and Friday 17th August, from 8pm to 12am
Where: The Encore at Riverland Dubai, Dubai Parks & Resorts

2. Jazz night at Jones the Grocer

Because what could be better than a night filled with grape, cheese and live jazz?! Every Thursday, you can enjoy two hours of unlimited cheese and grape (red or white), while enjoying the live music at Jones the Grocer.

Price: AED 199
When: Thursday 16th August, from 7.30pm to 11pm
Where: Jones the Grocer, Emirates Golf Club

3. Afrobeats Dance Class at Lucky Voice Dubai

Get ready to dance like no one’s watching, because there’s an Afrobeats dance class this weekend and it’s going to be insane! Hosted by two of Dubai’s awesome dance instructors – Gbemi Giwa and Rita (RifineGirl), you can expect to learn loads of cool dance moves, burn calories and have fun.

Price: AED 150, including 3 drinks
When: Saturday 18th August, from 4.30pm to 6.45pm
Where: Lucky Voice Dubai, Grand Millennium Hotel, Barsha Heights

4. Friday Brunch at Dusit Thani Dubai

Foodies, there’s a big Friday brunch at Dusit Thani Dubai and it looks deslishhh! There’ll be traditional Thai dishes from Benjarong, as well as live cooking stations, a seafood counter and more – we’re hungry just thinking about it!

Price: AED 239 (including soft drinks and juices)
When: Friday 17th August, from 12.30pm to 4pm
Where: 24th floor, Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road

5. Big VDesi Open Mic night at The Hive

Get ready to roll on the floor laughing, because Dubai’s desi comedians are taking over! Don’t miss the Big VDesi Open Mic Night, featuring both established and upcoming comedians trying out fresh material. Entry is free, but reserve a spot here.

Price: Free
When: Saturday 18th August, at 7.30pm
Where: The Hive, Bur Dubai

6. Bumper Brunch at McGettigan’s JLT

McGettigan’s JLT is throwing a six-hour bumper brunch this weekend, and everyone’s invited! There will be unlimited drinks, a buffet and a la carte options, plus live music all day. Better yet, there’s also an after-brunch drinks offer and special deals.

Price: AED 269
When: Friday 17th August, from 12pm to 6pm
Where: McGettigan’s JLT

7. Warner Bros. World at Yas Island

Yabba Dabba Doo! Warner Bros. World in Abu Dhabi is finally open and if you haven’t been yet, you’re missing out! The indoor theme park has six different ‘lands’ with 29 rides, shows and attractions – and a whole lot of fun for all ages!

Image credit: Via Facebook | @WBWorldAD

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