7 Must-Try Things to Do in Dubai this Weekend

Already started planning what you’re going to do this weekend? We’re not judging… From FREE fries thanks to Black Tap Dubai to the launch of a new outdoor licensed cinema, here are seven super fun things to do in Dubai this weekend!

1. 1001 Nights at Nikki Beach Dubai

Party peeps, it’s time to grab your magic carpets and experience 1001 Nights at Nikki Beach Dubai. From traditional Arabic food to music and entertainment, get ready to embark on an Arabian Nights adventure!

When: Friday 7th September, from 11am to 9pm
Where: Nikki Beach Dubai, Pearl Jumeirah

2. Friday Brunch at Ruya Dubai

The popular Friday Brunch at Ruya Dubai is back! Experience exotic Anatolian cuisine along with live music and free-flowing beverages. Stick around for post-brunch drinks from 3.30pm until 5.30pm and enjoy AED 35 offers on house beverages, grapes and hops.

Price: Starting from AED 299 for the brunch with soft drinks package
When: Fridays, from 12.30pm to 3.30pm
Where: Grosvenor House, Dubai Marina

3. Lazy Breakfast at Ranches Restaurant

If you’re looking for a new breakfast spot to try this weekend, head down to the Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Their Lazy Breakfast lets you feast on breakfast favourites and pastries, complete with a relaxing garden view of the golf course and the lake. There’s even a large play area for the little ones.

Price: AED 89 per person including tea, coffee and fresh juices
When: Fridays & Saturdays, 8am until 1.30pm
Where: Arabian Ranches Golf Club

4. Outdoor licensed cinema at Aloft City Centre Deira

VOX Cinemas’ second outdoor cinema experience has just opened its doors at Aloft City Centre Deira… and it’s licensed! This is the first licensed venue for VOX Cinemas and features a retractable roof, so movie buffs can make the most of the outdoor experience in winter while also being able to escape from the heat during summer.

Price: AED 75 for a single seat and AED 150 for a double seat
When: Daily
Where: Aloft City Centre Deira

5. ‘Saturdaze’ brunch at Vida Downtown

Vida Downtown’s ‘Saturdaze’ brunch is back and it’s lazier than ever! From Eggs Benedict and pancakes to avocado toast and sandwiches, brunch-goers can make the most of this ‘long and lazy’ brunch as well as a poolside cabana and pool access (for an extra AED 100 per person).

Price: From AED 145 per person
When: Saturdays, from 11am to 3pm
Where: Vida Downtown, Downtown Dubai

6. Carmen at Dubai Opera

Carmen, one of the world’s most-loved operas, is coming to Dubai this September! From spectacular costumes and sets to a world-class drama and orchestra – you definitely won’t want to miss this.

Price: From AED 350
When: Thursday 6th to Saturday 8th September
Where: Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai

7. Black Tap Dubai is giving away FREE fries!

As an added bonus, we had to throw this one into this weekend’s mix just because it’s – well – free fries! To celebrate Black Tap Dubai’s new home delivery service (woo-hoo!), the burger joint is giving away a portion of fries with every burger ordered through Deliveroo!

When: Between 6th September and 20th September

Read more: Here are 7 awesome events in Dubai happening this September!

Feature image credit: Via Adventure Faktory