9 Family Activities in Dubai That Kids Will Love this Weekend

Looking for fun activities for kids this weekend? From Friday family brunches to cleaning up the city, there are soooo many things to do in Dubai with kids! Here are 9 super fun family activities in Dubai to check out this weekend…

1. DSF Market OTB

It’s finally back! The annual DSF Market OTB is a great place to spend the day with the family, shop from local designers, enjoy live music, watch dance performances, read a book, try some delicious food and lots more!

Price: FREE entry
When: Thursday, from 4pm to 11pm; Friday & Saturday, from 10am to 12am
Where: Burj Park, Downtown Dubai

2. Charity Family Day

Round up the fam and head to Irish Village for Super Kids Nursery’s annual Charity Family Day! There are fun family activities for all ages, including gaming booths, a petting farm, sports, live acts, a magic show, a bouncy castle and a DJ! On top of all that, there are also 100 raffle prizes up for grabs.

Price: FREE entry
When: Saturday 20th January, from 1pm to 5pm
Where: Irish Village Dubai, Garhoud

3. Jumble

Ready to take on Dubai’s version of the Crystal Maze? If you’re looking for things to do in Dubai with kids, you need to check out Jumble. It’s a super quirky indoor maze game, where you have to put your heads together (sometimes even literally!) to take on a series of fun physical and mental challenges. Got what it takes? Try it out to find out…

Price: AED 155 per person for 2 hours, AED 199 for 4 hours
When: Daily, 10am to 12am (weekend timings)
Where: Jumble, Al Barsha 1, Sheikh Zayed Road

4. Global Village

There are so many fun activities for kids at Global Village this weekend! Don’t miss the Parade of the World on Thursday evening, monster stunt shows, a live Angry Birds show, awesome firework shows and loads more! Check the full schedule of events here.

Price: AED 15. Free entry for kids under 3, seniors above 65 and people of determination
When: Daily, from 2pm to 12am (open till 1am on Thursday & Friday)
Where: Global Village, Dubailand

5. Friday Fiesta Brunch

Ready for a proper Spanish feast at Salero this Friday? There will be sharing tapas, authentic Spanish dishes, unlimited paella and desserts! Did we mention the unlimited paella?! In addition to this, every child who comes along will receive a voucher for Magic Planet!

Price: AED 310 including Spanish drinks, AED 370 including house beverages
When: Friday 19th January, from 1pm to 4pm
Where: Salero Tapas, Kempinski Mall of the Emirates

6. Beach Cleanup

Fancy doing your bit to help keep Dubai clean this weekend? Get the family together for a fun beach cleanup at Kite Beach. Besides keeping our city clean, you will also be raising awareness and setting an example for the beach bums who litter.

Price: FREE
When: Friday 19th January, from 7.30am to 9.30am
Where: Kite Beach, next to the volleyball courts (opposite XDubai Skatepark)

7. Family Swim Class

Want to teach your tiny tots how to swim? Sign up for Parent & Baby swim classes with L.S Swimming Academy this Saturday. Qualified instructors will be on site to guide you through the class, and you will even receive a 15% discount voucher on food and drinks at the pool deck.

Price: AED 500 for a package of 5 classes
When: Saturday 20th January, at 11am
Where: L.S Swimming Academy, at Bonnington Hotel JLT

8. Els Club Open Day Bash

This Saturday, gear up for an entire day of fun family activities in Dubai! The Els Club is celebrating the new year with a big open day bash, filled with fun activities for kids, live food stations, drink deals, and lots of entertainment.

Price: FREE entry
When: Saturday 20th January, 12pm to 9pm
Where: The Els Club Dubai, in Sports City

9. Dubai Scavenger Hunt

Up for a fun adventure with the kids? Team up and register for the Dubai Scavenger Hunt! You’ll be running around town during the action-packed day, scoring points and discovering hidden gems in the city.

Price: AED 250 per person
When: Friday 19th January, 10am to 6pm
Where: Secret location, which will be revealed when you sign up!

Featured image credit: Via Facebook | @DSFMarketOTB

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