7 Fun Activities in Dubai to Try this Weekend

Excited for the weekend? We definitely are! From hilarious comedy nights to award-winning Bollywood shows, here are 7 awesome activities in Dubai you need to try out this weekend…

1. Urban Outdoor Cinema at JBR

Calling all movie buffs! Urban Outdoor Cinema is back this Saturday, and they’ll be screening musical rom-com Mamma Mia!

Price: AED 75
When: Saturday 12th January, at 7.30pm
Where: Habtoor Grand Resort & Spa, JBR

2. Dubai Motorbike Festival at DWTC

The annual Dubai Motorbike Festival kicks off this Friday, with the city’s motorbiking community celebrating everything on two wheels! Get ready to check out the latest models, industry tech, 2019 product lines and more!

Price: Free, register here
When: Friday 11th & Saturday 12th January, from 10am to 10pm
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre

3. Open Poetry Night at Dubai Creek

Whether you want to take part or just listen to Dubai’s talented poets, writers and performers live on stage, don’t miss the Open Poetry Night this weekend. There will also be complimentary drinks for the first 40 people.

Price: Free
When: Friday 11th January, from 7.30pm (6.30pm for performers)
Where: Pullman Dubai Creek, Deira City Centre

4. Mughal-E-Azam at Dubai Opera

Love watching plays? Don’t miss the iconic award-winning Bollywood musical Mughal-E-Azam – a passionate love story between a prince and a court dancer, live at Dubai Opera for this weekend only.

Price: From AED 250
When: Thursday 10th to Saturday 12th January, at 3.30pm & 8pm
Where: Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai

5. Dubai Street Food Express

Forever hungry? You’re going to love this! Join Dubai Foodie on a tasty food tour of Dubai, zipping around the city by abras, trains and by foot. Starting off in Old Dubai, you’ll be walking through the streets and sampling food in different districts, as well as exploring some art and cultural installations.

Price: From AED 280 per person
When: Saturday 12th January, from 5.15pm
Where: Starting from Burjuman Metro station

6. Crazy Land at Base Dubai

Candypants Dubai is taking over super club Base Dubai every Saturday night for… Crazy Land! Half the club will be jungle-themed and the other half underwater-themed, so grab an inflatable and get ready for an insane night out.

Price: Free entry
When: Saturday 12th January, from 10pm
Where: Base Dubai, Dubai Design District

7. Comedyfest at McGettigan’s

Fancy kicking off your weekend with a laugh? Make your way to McGettigan’s for its annual Comedyfest! This year, they’ve got some of Ireland’s top stand-up comedians taking the stage.

Price: AED 50 (including one pint)
When: Thursday 11th & Friday 12th January, from 9pm (doors open at 7.30pm)
Where: McGettigan’s JLT

Image credit: Via FB | @outdoorcinemadubai

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