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10 Fun Activities in Dubai To Try Out this Weekend

Getting weekend withdrawals already? Don’t worry, the next one is just around the corner and there is so much going on! From egg-citing Easter egg hunts to food festivals, here are 10 super fun activities in Dubai taking place this weekend.

1. Easter egg hunt

Get ready to channel your egg-cellent inner detective skills for Lock, Stock & Barrel’s Easter egg hunt! There will be golden eggs hidden around the bar, with loads of prizes up for grabs (if you find the right one). Get your friends together and join in on all the fun!

Price: Free entry, call for reservations
When: Friday 30th March, from 10pm
Where: Lock, Stock & Barrel, Barsha Heights

2. Live music nights

Ever heard someone play the guitar, trumpet, keyboard, beat box and sing simultaneously? Multi-instrumentalist Adam Baluch can, but he does it through live-looping – a method that allows you to record beats and play it back on loop. To top it off, there’s also a happy hour at Pizza Express Live from 4pm!

Price: Free entry
When: Friday 30th March, from 7pm
Where: Pizza Express Live, Business Bay

3. Thai street food festival

Calling all foodies in Dubai! There’s a Thai street food festival coming to Dubai this weekend and it’s sounds awesome! From live cooking stations to traditional music to express Thai massage corners, you do not want to miss out on this, especially if green curry is your one true love.

Price: Free entry
When: Saturday 31st March, from 6pm to 11pm
Where: Backyard Dubai, Business Bay

4. Fitness festival

Join Dubai’s fitness community at Active 7 this weekend, a sports and wellness festival in Dubai! There will be football, wall climbing, a skate park, a gym for kids and more! Everyone is welcome to join in, so head there with your friends and family for a fun day out.

Price: AED 35, reserve your tickets here
Friday 30th to Saturday 31st March, all day
Where: Burj Park, Downtown Dubai

5. Painting workshop

Want to learn how to paint the Dubai sunset? Sign up for this 2-hour painting party, where you’ll learn how to create a masterpiece! Never painted in your life? No worries, this is a beginners class and everyone is welcome to join. All materials will be provided.

Price: AED 140 per person, get your tickets here
When: Saturday 31st March, from 6pm to 8pm
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton, JBR

6. Car boot sale

Whether you’re looking to shop for new items or sell your old stuff, the car boot sale at Global Village is back this weekend! It’s the perfect place to pick up some pre-loved items at bargain prices, or make a few dirhams by selling old toys, clothes, books, etc.

Price: Free for shoppers, AED 150-200 for vendors
When: Friday 30th March, from 1pm to 5pm
Where: Global Village, Emirates Road

7. Van Gogh exhibition

Culture vultures – the Van Gogh Alive exhibition is still running in Dubai for a few more weeks! Over 3,000 images, including Van Gogh’s paintings, will be projected on to the walls, ceiling and floor in an immersive art exhibition.

Price: AED 65 for kids and students, AED 70 for adults
When: Daily, until April 23rd
Where: Dubai Design District

8. Flo Rida live in Dubai

Ready to party with Flo Rida? Don’t miss the official Dubai World Cup post-race party at White Dubai this weekend, with Grammy-nominated rapper Flo Rida performing live! With hits like Low, Right Round and Wild Ones, you know it’s going to be an awesome night.

Price: Free entry, reservations are recommended
When: Saturday 31st March, 11pm onwards
Where: White Dubai, Meydan

9. Fajita festival

Calling all the Mexican muchachas! There’s a fajita festival in town this weekend, and it’s already making us hungry. There will be live music, live cooking stations, drinks and loads of fajitas to enjoy, so be there or be square.

Price: From AED 99 (including soft drinks); AED 149 (including house drinks)
When: Saturday 31st March, from 7pm to 11pm
Where: Millennium Airport Hotel, Garhoud

10. Lip sync war

So you think you can sing? It doesn’t matter whether you’re a pro or totally tone-deaf, all you need to do is fake it! Make your way to Tribeca this Thursday for an epic lip sync battle! Kind of like a silent karaoke, you just need to move your mouth and pretend to sing and dance. Don’t forget to brush up on lyrics, there are prizes up for grabs!

Price: Free entry
When: Thursday 29th March, from 8pm to 11pm
Where: Tribeca Dubai, JBR

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