9 Events in Dubai You Cannot Miss this Weekend

The weekend is just around the corner, and as always, there is so much going on! From food festivals to Santa bar crawls to yoga classes on the beach, here are 9 events in Dubai this weekend that you need to know about…

1. Miami Vibes at City Walk Dubai

Foodies – this awesome Miami-inspired food festival is back! Featuring some of the best F&B hotspots in town, don’t miss Miami Vibes at City Walk Dubai this month! There will be churros, paletas, burgers, coffee and more!

Price: Free entry
When: All weekend, from 2pm to 11pm
Where: City Walk Dubai

2. McQueen at Cinema Akil

Nominated for the Best Documentary award at Tribeca Film Festival, McQueen gives you a glimpse into the extraordinary life, career and artistry of Alexander McQueen.

Price: AED 50
When: Friday 21st December, at 9.30pm & Saturday 22nd December, at 7.30pm
Where: Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz

3. Christmas festivities at Irish Village

Christmas is just around the corner, which means it’s time to celebrate! Round up your friends and family and make your way to Irish Village to enjoy a delicious 3-course festive meal, which includes a traditional roast, trimmings and pudding!

Price: AED 160 for a 3-course meal
When: Thursday 20th December, from 12pm to 11pm & Friday-Saturday, from 1pm to 4pm
Where: Irish Village, Garhoud

4. Marco Carola at Base Dubai

Love techno music? If so, you don’t want to miss this! Music producer and label head Marco Carola will be performing live at Base Dubai this weekend!

Price: Free
When: Thursday 20th December, from 11pm
Where: Base Dubai, Dubai Design District

5. Xmas Party at House Party Bar Dubai

Get ready for the ultimate retro Christmas party this weekend at The House Party Bar! With festive decorations, fun games and 90s music – you won’t want to miss this ‘Gnome Alone’ party.

Price: Free entry
When: All weekend, Thursday & Saturday from 6pm, Friday from 4pm
Where: The House Party Bar, Fairmont SZR

6. Festive Season at Bluewaters Island

Ready for a white winter? Bluewaters Island has got so much planned for the festive season, including a 12-metre tall Christmas tree, a festive market, snow showers, creative work stations for the little ones, live entertainment and more!

Price: Free entry
When: All weekend
Where: Bluewaters Island

7. Robin Hood at Courtyard Playhouse

Here’s one for the little ones. This Friday, make your way to the Courtyard Playhouse for a fun interactive kids’ storytime show – based on Robin Hood!

Price: From AED 75
When: Friday 22nd December, at 11.30am & 3pm
Where: Courtyard Playhouse, Al Quoz

8. Full Moon Yoga at Fairmont

There’s going to be a full moon this weekend! Yogis, you’re all invited to Fairmont the Palm on Saturday for a full moon yoga class at the beach with Laura Farrier.

Price: AED 80, AED 150 for two
When: Saturday 22nd December, from 8pm to 10pm
Where: Fairmont the Palm

9. Santa bar crawl

The annual Santa bar crawl is back this Friday! Get ready for 10 hours of festive fun, food and drinks. That party kicks off at Folly by Nick & Scott in Madinat Jumeirah, followed by Publique, Tribeca and Lucky Voice!

Price: AED 450
When: Friday 21st December, from 5pm to 3am
Where: Across Dubai

Image credits: Via IG | @miamivibesdxb, @photoshamaa, @prithviraj_

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