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7 Fun Things To Do in Dubai With Kids This Weekend

Ready for an eggciting weekend? As always, there’s so much going on in our city! From family brunches to celebrate Easter in Dubai to fairy tales brought to life, here are 7 super fun things to do in Dubai with kids this weekend…

1. Rapunzel – A tangled tale

There’s a Disney princess in town this weekend, and she’s performing live on stage! Yup, we’re talking about Rapunzel! Round up the little ones and head to DUCTAC to watch the magical tale unfold before you. You can expect a lot of singing, dancing, music, and comedy.

Price: From AED 120
When: All weekend, multiple shows – check schedule
Where: DUCTAC, Mall of the Emirates

2. Easter at Garden Souq

It’s the last Garden Souq market of the season, and they’re having a fun farewell party whilst celebrating Easter in Dubai! Head there with the kids on Saturday morning fun an entire day of fun! There’ll be Easter egg and cookie decorating, face painting, an egg hunt, games, an outdoor market, live music and more!

Price: Free
When: Saturday 31st March, from 10am to 2.30pm
Where: Dubai Garden Centre, Al Quoz

3. Rise at Dubai Creek Harbour

From fun workshops and film screenings to live performances and games, there is fun for all ages at Dubai Creek Harbour! This weekend, you can watch dance shows, take part in a FIFA tournament, listen to kid musicians play live and watch Spiderman: Homecoming!

Price: Free
When: Friday 30th and Saturday 31st, from 12pm to 11pm
Where: Dubai Creek Harbour, near Ras Al Khor

4. Easter Family Brunch

With magic shows, egg hunts, beach access, delicious Easter goodies and more – this is definitely going to be one eggcellent brunch! Hop on over to Sofitel The Palm’s all-day dining restaurant Manava to join in on all the fun and games in celebration of Easter in Dubai.

Price: Free for kids under 9; AED 100 for kids aged 9-12; AED 155 for teens aged 13-20; AED 395+ for adults
When: Friday 30th March, from 12.30pm to 3.30pm
Where: Sofitel the Palm, Palm Jumeirah

5. Kids Fest Weekend

This is basically everything a kid could want, all in one big party! We’re talking about magic shows, water slides, bouncy castles, a kids disco, sweet shops, fun games, ball pits, a petting zoo, face painting and loads more! Parents, you can sit back and enjoy a big British BBQ while the little ones have fun.

Price: Free
When: Friday 30th March, from 2pm to 8pm; Saturday 31st March, from 12pm to 6pm
Where: Reform Social & Grill, the Lakes

6. Chocolate scavenger hunt

Here’s a great way to celebrate Easter in Dubai with the fam! Get the whole family down to Boutique Le Chocolat on Saturday morning for a fun chocolate scavenger hunt. The best part is that everyone is guaranteed to win some chocolate! That’s not all, kids eat for free at Cocoa Kitchen right after!

Price: Register at
When: Saturday 30th March, from 10.30am
Where: Boutique Le Chocolat, City Walk 2

7.  Fairy Tales on the River

Fancy a little bit of magic this weekend? The little ones are going to love this! Round up the fam and head to Riverland Dubai this weekend for Fairy Tales on the River! There will be friendly fairies, knights in armour, live performances, film screenings, and fun activities for the whole family.

Price: Free
When: All weekend, from 4pm to 10pm
Where: Riverland Dubai, Dubai Parks & Resorts

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