Looking for fun things to do in Dubai this Eid break? Whether you’ve got a super long weekend or a short mid-week holiday, Dubai is packed with fun activities and events this week! From ladies nights and firework shows to cooking classes and all-you-can-eat pizza, this is definitely going to be a memorable Eid Al Adha 2018…
Sunday, 19th August
‘Not Another Disco’ night
Ready to get your groove on? Grab your mates and head to iris Dubai this Sunday for its Not Another Disco night! From old-school disco balls and glitter stations to giant lollipops and funky beats, you won’t want to miss this.
When: From 9pm
Where: Iris Dubai, Oberoi Hotel, Business Bay
Is sushi your soy-mate? If so, Japanese restaurant Sakura is the place to be on Sundays! Starting from AED 149, you can enjoy unlimited signature rolls as well as the freshest sashimi!
Price: AED 149 (soft drinks); AED 249 (house drinks); AED 349 (premium drinks)
When: From 6pm to 11.30pm
Where: Sakura, Crowne Plaza, Sheikh Zayed Road
Monday, 20th August
Old-School hip-hop night
Calling all 90s hip Hop fans! The House Party Bar is the coolest place to be on Mondays, especially if you’re up for some major throwback vibes. From ball pits and beer pong to arcade games and the best of 90s hip hop, there’s so much going on. Stay back after as The House Party Bar turns into Cirque Le Soir for its weekly Hip Hop Chic night.
When: From 8pm onwards
Where: The House Party Bar, Fairmont SZR
Foodies, here’s another one for you! Every Monday, Matto Dubai invites pizza lovers for an all-you-can-eat pizza night! Want a pizza this deal? From unlimited pizzas to live music, this is one pizza night you cannot miss!
Price: Starting from AED 100 (drink packages available)
When: From 7pm t0 12am
Where: Matto Dubai, Oberoi Hotel, Business Bay
Tuesday, 21st August
Eid Al Adha 2018 fireworks
Ready to watch the skies light up for Eid Al Adha?! There are four firework shows happening across Dubai and we promise, they’re all going to be lit! From Deira to JBR, here’s where to watch the Eid Al adha fireworks in Dubai this week.
Details: Timings, dates and locations here.
Floating ladies night
There’s a new ladies night in town and yep, it’s on a boat! Round up your girlfriends and head on over to the QE2 Dubai this Tuesday for a floating ladies night. There will be unlimited selected drinks, a live DJ spinning the latest hits and more.
When: From 9pm to 12am
Where: QE2 Dubai, Mina Rashid Port
Eid Al Adha lunch
Looking for somewhere to enjoy a special Eid lunch with family and friends? Make your way to La Marguerite for a Middle Eastern-inspired lunch buffet.
Price: AED 110
When: First day of Eid, from 12.30pm to 3.30pm
Where: La Marguerite, Carlton Tower Hotel, Deira
Wednesday, 22nd August
Ladies night by the beach
Ladies, here’s another one for you! Wavebreaker JBR invites you down every Wednesday for its beachside ladies night. Get ready to let your hair down, kick off your flip flops and enjoy complimentary shisha and drinks as you unwind by the beach.
When: From 7pm to 10pm
Where: Wavebreaker, Hilton JBR
Thursday, 23rd August
Cheese, grape & live jazz night
What’s better than a wine & cheese night? A wine & cheese night with live music! Make your way to Jones the Grocer this Thursday for two hours of unlimited cheese and wine (reds or whites), whilst enjoying the live jazz music.
Price: AED 199
When: From 7.30pm to 11pm
Where: Jones the Grocer, Emirates Golf Club
Free movie screenings
Calling all movie lovers! Don’t miss the free Mad over Movies nights at Riverland Dubai all throughout summer. The Encore will be screening Oscar-winning film La La Land and Fight Club this Thursday, followed by The Pursuit of Happyness and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind on Friday. Check the full schedule here.
When: From 8pm to 12am
Where: The Encore at Riverland Dubai, Dubai Parks & Resorts
National Burger Day
Burger addicts, you’re going to love this! It’s National Burger Day this Thursday, and Laguna Water Park is celebrating for an entire week with a special limited edition burger menu! From a Lebanese Burger to a Spicy Mexican burger to a Japanese burger, you’ll want to try them all!
Price: From AED 30
When: Daily from Thursday 23rd to Thursday 30th August
Where: Laguna Water Park, La Mer Dubai
Friday, 24th August
Party people – get your dancing shoes on because it’s Caribbean night at Mahiki this Friday! Yep, that means you’ll be shaking it to the hottest reggaeton, dancehall and hip hop tunes all night. Even better, ladies can enjoy free drinks until 1am!
When: From 7pm to 3am
Where: Mahiki Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Road
Always wanted to learn how to fly? Take your fitness routine to new heights with Acro Yoga – a super fun mix of yoga and acrobatics, that will seriously work on your strength, flexibility and confidence! Try it out, the class is open to all levels.
When: From 10.30am to 12pm
Where: 24 Fitness, Al Quoz
Saturday, 25th August
Creative DIY workshop
Whether you’re an experienced artist or a complete beginner, the DIY painting workshop at Soul Art Center is open to everyone! Easels, canvases, paints and brushes will be supplied, so all you need to do is bring yourself and paint freely in a relaxing and inspiring environment.
Price: From AED 100
When: From 6pm to 9pm
Where: Soul Art Center, Downtown Dubai
Thai cooking class
Fancy learning how to cook your own delishhh Thai food? Sign up for this Thai cooking class at Benjarong on Saturday to immerse yourself in Thai flavours, as Chef Naruemol teaches you everything you need to know about Thai cuisine.
When: From 3pm to 5pm
Where: Benjarong, Dusit Thani Dubai
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