The official day of Eid Al Fitr is yet to be confirmed, however one thing we’re sure of is that we’re getting a long weekend! So whether you’re looking to party, enjoy a staycation or watch fireworks, here are 11 super fun things to do in Dubai during Eid weekend!
1. Party it up at Aquaventure After Dark
It’s back, and it’s going to be one massive Eid party! The epic Aquaventure After Dark party kicks off on Saturday June 16th! Get ready to scream your way down the Leap of Faith, take park in a scavenger hunt to win prizes, and party it up in the lazy river all night long! FYI – we’re giving away 20 tickets to readers! Details here.
Price: AED 123 (online pre-purchase)
When: Saturday 16th June, from 8pm to 12am
Where: Atlantis the Palm
2. Enjoy a mini getaway at Nikki Beach
This Eid, Nikki Beach Resort & Spa invites all of you for a summer staycation! From live entertainment and a great line-up of DJs to lots of dining options and relaxing spa treatments – this will be an unforgettable Eid Al Fitr weekend.
Price: From AED 1,500 for two (staycation)
When: All throughout June
Where: Nikki Beach Resort & Spa, Pearl Jumeirah
3. Send messages with the Magical Wishing Well
Have you checked out the Magical Wishing Well at Dubai Festival City Mall yet? If not, you’ve only got a few days left. Head there to send special messages to your friends and family all over the world, and watch as your message comes to life inside the Magical Wishing Well!
When: Daily, until June 18th
Where: Festival Square, Dubai Festival City Mall
4. Enjoy an Eid Family Roast
Fancy a delicious family roast this Eid weekend? To celebrate the occasion, Gaucho Dubai has an all day 2-for-1 offer on Gaucho Roast’s main course. So round up your friends and family and treat yourselves to a heartwarming feast.
Price: From AED 215 (Roast)
When: Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th June, from 12pm to 11.30pm
Where: Gaucho Dubai, DIFC
5. Win prizes at McGettigan’s World Cup brunch
In addition to Eid celebrations, we’ve also got FIFA World Cup kicking off this weekend – which means it’ll be double the fun! McGettigan’s are holding a 5-hour World Cup Brunch for football fanatics in Dubai, with an international buffet, free-flowing drinks and live entertainment. Dress up in your team’s colours to win prizes!
6. Enjoy a staycation at Qasr Al Sultan
This weekend, Qasr Al Sultan is hosting a three-day Eid celebration in its newly-built Dome tent! Each evening, guests can enjoy a traditional Middle Eastern dinner buffet as well as live performances. Fancy turning it into a staycation? The boutique hotel a great deal on suites, which includes dinner too!
Price: AED 250 (dinner), AED 595 (staycation)
When: All weekend
Where: Qasr Al Sultan boutique hotel, near Outlet Village
7. Experience a 5D show at Yas Waterworld
There’s a new attraction at Yas Waterworld this Eid, and it sounds awesome! Get ready for three entire days of fun with Al Ayyala dancers, local drummers, and the UAE’s very first 5D Cinesplash experience – bringing to life ‘The Legend of the Lost Pearl’ – inspired by UAE’s culture of pearl divers.
Price: AED 210 (kids), AED 250 (adults)
When: Friday 15th to Sunday 17th June
Where: Yas Waterworld, Yas Island
8. Get football fever at La Mer
To celebrate Eid Al Fitr and the FIFA World Cup, La Mer is transforming into a football fan fest with stilt walkers, hand-balancers and jugglers! Better yet, there will also be foodie deals (AED 75 for a 3-course Eid menu at Backyard BBQ!) and more.
When: Thursday 14th to Saturday 16th June, from 5pm to 11pm
Where: La Mer, Jumeirah 1
9. Party on the QE2 Dubai
From family brunches to dinner shows, there’s so much happening on board the Queen Elizabeth 2 this Eid Al Fitr! Don’t miss the family funfair brunch – which the kids will love, or the glitzy dinner show with live singers and dancers. There are also great Eid staycation deals, if passengers wish to spend the night on board the QE2 Dubai!
Price: From AED 250 (brunch), from AED 295 (dinner)
When: Friday 15th & Saturday 16th June. From 1pm to 4pm (brunch), 9pm to 12am (dinner show)
Where: QE2 Dubai, Port Rashid
10. Hit the clubs for season opening parties
Party people, are you ready for season opening weekend?! This Sunday, Billionaire Mansion brings back The List – with Mr Levier, DJ Brooklyn and Timothy Knight spinning the hottest urban tunes all night long.
When: Sunday 17th June, from 11pm onwards
Where: Billionaire Mansion, Taj Dubai
11. Watch the fireworks in Dubai
As always, the Dubai sky will be lit up with fireworks this weekend to celebrate Eid Al Fitr! Make your way to Dubai Festival City Mall to enjoy not one, but two musical firework displays!
When: Friday 15th June, at 9pm and 10.30pm
Where: Festival Bay, Dubai Festival City Mall
Featured image credit: @Via IG | @dubaifestivalcitymall
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