7 Fun Activities in Dubai That You Need to Try This Weekend

The super long Eid break may be over, but we’re already pumped up for the next weekend! Luckily for us, the fun never ends in this city. From happy hours to bingo nights to free movie screenings, here are 7 super fun activities in Dubai that you need to try this weekend…

1. DubaiICE at Dubai Ladies Club

Ladies, ready to cool down this summer? Get your girl friends together and make your way to Dubai Ladies Club this weekend for DubaICE! From snow slopes and ice cube tanning corners to ice cream corners and snowman building zones, it’s basically a winter wonderland in Dubai.

When: Friday 31st August & Saturday 1st September, from 3pm to 7pm
Where: Dubai Ladies Club, Jumeirah

2. Paint & Grape night at Couqley

The paint & grape nights are back this weekend, and this time you’ll be recreating Lempicka’s ‘Girl in Green with Gloves’. Sign up for a fun day out filled with painting, wine and nibbles.

Price: AED 387 per person (including all material & 2 glasses of grape)
When: Saturday 1st September, from 4pm to 7pm
Where: Couqley French Bistro, Movenpick JLT

3. Fitness Beats at Club Vista Mare

Ready for a fun and sweaty beach workout, with some of Dubai’s top DJs spinning the beats? You cannot miss the free Fitness Beats festival at Club Vista Mare this Saturday at 7.30pm. Fancy a fun hip-hop yoga class instead? Head there earlier for the Yoga Beats festival at 6pm!

Price: FREE
When: Saturday 1st September, from 6pm to 10.30pm
Where: Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah

4. All you can eat at Wok & Co

Foodies, this one’s for you! Ibis One Central incites you all to fill up your tummies this weekend with its awesome all you can eat offer. From signature prawns to sushi rolls to duck dishes, you can order as much as you want off Wok & Co’s a-la-carte menu for just AED 99!

Price: AED 99
When: Daily, from 12pm to 11pm
Where: Ibis One Central, Dubai World Trade Centre

5. Mad over movies at The Encore

The free movie nights at The Encore are sadly coming to an end soon, so hurry before it’s too late! Film buffs will love this weekend’s screenings. Don’t miss Avatar and Hellboy on Thursday night, and the epic film series Lord of the Rings 1 & 2 on Friday night.

Price: FREE, check schedule here
When: Thursday 30th & Friday 31st August, from 8pm to 12am
Where: The Encore, Riverland Dubai

6. Happy Hour at Manzoni

Happy hour on a weekend? Yes please! Manzoni Bistro & Bar in JLT has a buy one get one free deal on drinks every day. Better yet, they’ve extended the happy hour timings on Saturdays! Round up your drinking buddies and head there for some drinks this weekend.

When: Daily from 4pm to 8pm, Saturday from 2pm to 8pm
Where: Manzoni Bistro & Bar, Pullman JLT

7. Bongo’s Bingo at ON42

Yep, it’s finally back! Bingo lovers, you won’t want to miss Bongo’s Bingo in Dubai! From dance offs and cheesy tunes to bingo and giveaways, this is going to be one crazy night out.

When: Thursday 30th August, from 10pm to 3am
Where: ON42, Media One Hotel

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