Looking for things to do in Dubai this weekend? Luckily for us, there’s so much going on! From free yoga classes at Karma Yoga Dubai to brunches at El Chiringuito Dubai to Ramadan markets at BurJuman mall, here are 10 super cool places to visit in Dubai this weekend…
1. Pure Sky Lounge, JBR Dubai
Calling all foodies! Pure Sky Lounge (the highest rooftop lounge in JBR Dubai!) invites you to its ‘Iftar with a view’ night every evening during Ramadan. Guests can enjoy delicious Pan-Asian food and stunning views.
Price: AED 180 for two
When: Daily, from sunset until 11pm
2. BurJuman Mall, Bur Dubai
Whether you want to pick up some little gifts or shop till you drop, the Homegrown Ramadan Market at BurJuman Mall kicks off this weekend with local handicrafts, clothes, beauty products, accessories, and more!
Price: Free entry
When: All weekend, from 3pm to 12am
3. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai
The Dubai Ice Rink is celebrating the spirit of the Holy Month with a ‘Ramadan Lights Fest’. From creative workshops and virtual reality games to charitable campaigns and football competitions, there’s so much going on there.
Price: Free entry. Workshops: from AED 15 to AED 50
When: All weekend, from 12pm to 12am
4. Karma Yoga Dubai, Dubai Marina
There’s a new Bali-inspired yoga studio in Dubai Marina and it looks incredible! Sign up for the free swing yoga class at Karma Yoga Dubai this weekend, hosted by #LighterWithLipton, and you’ll even get a free pack of Lipton green tea to take home.
When: Saturday 26th May, at 12pm
5. Yadawei Ceramic Studio
Fancy learning how to design your own ceramics? Head to Yadawei Ceramic Studio to learn the basics of hand-building, the art of pottery and ceramics, and how to use different tools to create your masterpiece.
Price: AED 180 for a trial session. Class packages available.
When: Friday 25th & Saturday 26th May, from 1pm to 3pm
6. El Chiringuito Dubai, Palm Jumeirah
Looking for brunches in Dubai to try out this summer? Round up your best mates and make your way to El Chiringuito Dubai for its La Familia brunch every Friday and Saturday. Don’t forget your swimsuit because there’s complimentary pool and beach access too!
Price: AED 295
When: Friday 25th & Saturday 26th May, from 12pm to 4pm
7. The Workshop, Jumeirah
Thinking of making some changes in your life? Whether it’s personal, professional or just general, this 90-minute Design Your Life workshop includes a mix of mind-mapping, visualizations and discussions to help you dream big, and set goals in order to succeed.
Price: AED 95
When: Saturday 26th May, from 3pm to 5pm
8. Matto Dubai, Business Bay
Love Italian food as much as we do? If so, this is one Friday brunch you cannot miss! Make your way to Matto Dubai to enjoy all-you-can-eat pasta, risotto, homemade bread, cheese, and some of the best wood-fired pizzas in Dubai!
Price: AED 180 (soft drinks), AED 250 (house beverages & hops), more packages available
When: Friday 25th May, from 12.30pm to 4.30pm
9. Mad About Dance, Bur Dubai
So you think you can belly dance? Whether you’re a total beginner or you just want to improve your skills, sign up for this fun belly dancing workshop with super talented belly dancer Shalilah.
Price: AED 95 at the door
When: Friday 25th May, from 6pm to 8pm
10. Local, Barsha Heights
Ayy caramba! Ready for a true Mexican fiesta? Local invites you all to its Thursday evening brunch, where you can enjoy tasty tacos, fajitas, burritos, nachos, chimichangas, guacamole, and of course – traditional Mexican drinks!
Price: AED 65 (kids under 12), AED 129 (ages 12-20), AED 199 (house drinks), AED 299 (premium)
When: Thursday 24th May, from 7pm to 10pm
11. Nikki Beach Resort & Spa, Pearl Jumeirah
This Ramadan, round up your closest friends and family and head to Nikki Privé for iftar or suhoor. With a Middle Eastern-inspired menu, mixed with Nikki Beach’s signature flavours – guests can expect a modern twist on classic dishes like Looz Shorba, Kibbeh, Mouttabal and our all-time favourite, the Nikki Beach biryani!
Price: AED 180 for iftar buffet, AED 165 for suhoor buffet
When: Daily during Ramadan
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