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7 Awesome Things To Do in Dubai This Weekend

The weekend may have just ended, but we’ve already started planning the next one! From alternative art classes to celebrating Thai New Year, here 7 awesome things to do in Dubai this weekend…

1. Lil Jon live

Is it just us, or have all of our favourite 90s rappers been performing live in Dubai this year? Well, we’re not complaining! Get ready for an epic night out because Lil Jon is DJ-ing live (yup, he’s a DJ too!) at Base this weekend, along with Offset and 2Chainz!

Price: Free entry
When: Thursday 12th April, from 10pm to 4am
Where: Base Dubai, Dubai Design District

2. Painting with knives

This Friday, thejamjar invites everyone down for a fun painting class! Swapping paint brushes for palette knives, you’ll learn how to paint compositions in acrylic. Just don’t forget to bring some inspirational images with you.

Price: AED 131.25
When: Friday 13th April, from 5pm to 6.30pm
Where: thejamjar, Alserkal Avenue

3. Movie Night

Fancy a super chill movie night under the stars? Head to West 14th at Palm Jumeirah on Thursday night to catch a screening of The Wild, followed by Money Monster starring George Clooney! Sounds like the best end to a long week…

Price: Free entry
When: Thursday 12th April, from 6.30pm
Where: West 14th, Palm Jumeirah

4. Dubai Desert Road Run

If you’re up for something a little more active, sign up for the Dubai Desert Road Run on Saturday. You can choose between a 10k path (for the serious runners) and a 3k path (for the newbies). Better yet, there will be medals for everyone!

Price: AED 90 (3k), AED 130 (10k)
When: Saturday 14th April, from 6.15am to 8.15am
Where: The Sevens Village, Dubai Land

5. Songkran

Songkran (Thai New Year) is happening this weekend, and here’s how you can celebrate. Benjarong invites all of you down this month to enjoy some authentic Thai street food! The set menu consists of 7 Thai dishes that embody the flavours of Bangkok.

Price: AED 195 per person
When: All weekend, from 12pm to 3pm or 7pm to 10.30pm
Where: Benjarong, Dusit Thani Hotel

6. Latin Night

So you think you can dance? Whether you’re a total beginner or a pro, make your way to Bay Club this weekend for a super fun Latin night out! There will be delishhh Latin food, a welcome drink for everyone, and free salsa, bachata and kizomba classes!

Price: Free entry
When: Friday 13th April, from 9pm to 1am
Where: Bay Club, Doubletree by Hilton, Business Bay

7. Adoption Day

Looking to adopt a furry friend? The Umm Suqeim Veterinary Centre is holding an adoption day this weekend, in an effort to find a forever home for their loving kittens. So if you’re looking for a new feline friend, head there there on Saturday to meet them.

Price: Free
When: Saturday 14th April, from 10am to 4pm
Where: Umm Suqeim Veterinary Centre

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