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Party Brunches & Hiking Trips: Here’s What to Do in Dubai this Weekend

Can’t decide to do in Dubai this weekend? We got you. Whether you fancy checking out an affordable art fair, partying it up at a Friday brunch or checking in to a yoga retreat (without leaving the city), check out all of these awesome things happening in Dubai this weekend…

1. Tyga live in Dubai

We’re only half way through the month, but we’ve already had Jeremih, The Game, Fat Joe, Lil Jon and P. Diddy take over Dubai’s nightclubs! But the fun doesn’t end there.. Get ready for another epic party because Tyga is performing live at Base Dubai this weekend!

Price: Free entry
When: Saturday 21st April, 10pm onwards
Where: Base Dubai, Dubai Design District

2. Cirque de Cuisine

Calling all foodies! Cirque de Cuisine, the gourmet night brunch at Atlantis, is back this weekend! You’ll get to dine at 6 different restaurants, including Nobu and Ronda Locatelli, enjoy all the live action by the street performers, jugglers and acrobats, have some delicious dessert at the aquarium and then dance all night at the after-party!

Price: AED 535, get your tickets here
When: Thursday 19th April, from 7pm to 11pm
Where: Atlantis the Palm, Palm Jumeirah

3. World Art Dubai

Think art is too expensive? World Art Dubai is Dubai’s first affordable art fair, and it’s back at Dubai World Trade Centre this weekend! Head there to check out artwork from regional artists and international talents, selling from as low as AED 367! There will also be talks, workshops, an art & craft market, live music, installations and more!

Price: AED 20, get your tickets here
When: All weekend, from 2pm to 9pm
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre

4. Wadi Monay

Wake up super early on Friday morning and join fellow adventurers on a fun beginner’s hike. It will take approximately 3 to 4 hours, where you’ll get to boulder, see ancient settlements and climb up steep hills. And if you’re up for a challenge, you can continue on to the highest point on the mountain.

Price: AED 250, more info here
When: Friday 20th April, from 7am
Where: Ras Al Khaimah

5. Cooking Class

Always wanted to learn how to cook? Here’s your chance.. This Saturday, Chef Matteo Bissanti will share all of his culinary secrets and teach you how to create the most delicious homemade Italian dishes.

Price: AED 70
When: Saturday 21st April, from 1pm to 3pm
Where: Cucina Mia, JBR

6. Yoga Retreat

Fancy going on a yoga retreat, without having to leave the city? Lifestyle Yoga invites you to a full day yoga retreat in Shangri-La Hotel this Friday. Kicking off the morning with Vinyasa Flow and Yin Yoga, participant will also enjoy meditation time, access to the pool and a fun Aqua yoga class!

Price: AED 199, more details here
When: Friday 20th April, from 10.30am to 5pm
Where: Lifestyle Yoga, Shangri-La Hotel SZR

7. Lucky Brunch

Get ready to unleash your inner hippie this weekend, because Lucky Voice is having a flower power brunch! From peace signs and tie-dye prints to ‘love’ slogans and 60’s hits, this is one brunch you won’t want to miss! After the brunch, everyone gets an hour of complimentary karaoke too!

Price: AED 195 (soft drinks), AED 295 (house drinks), AED 350 (sparkling)
When: Friday 20th April, from 1pm to 4pm
Where: Lucky Voice Dubai, Barsha Heights

8. The Laughter Factory

There’s no better way to end the week than with a couple of laughs! Don’t miss the best of Edinburgh Fringe – Glenn Wool, Sofie Hagen and Mark Watson perform live this weekend for an epic Laughter Factory gig.

Price: AED 150
When: Thursday 19th and Friday 20th April, at 9pm
Where: Movenpick Hotel, JBR

9. Brazilian Day

It’s Brazilian Day this weekend, and everyone is invited to celebrate! Get your friends and family down to Sheraton Hotel this Friday to celebrate all things Brazilian! From samba dancers and Capoeira shows to Brazilian music and fun creative workshops, there’s so much to do!

Price: Free entry
When: Friday 20th April, from 3pm to 1am
Where: Sheraton Hotel, JBR

10. Diary of a Madman

Dubai’s talented actors are taking the stage this weekend for Diary of a Madman – based on the short story by Nikolai Gogol. The story revolves around a civil servant, who falls in love with the daughter of a senior official, and longs to be noticed. His diary records his gradual slide in to insanity.

Price: From AED 150, get your tickets here
When: All weekend, 3pm & 8pm
Where: The Junction, Alserkal Avenue

Still want more? Here are 7 awesome events in Dubai happening this month, or browse through our Explore section for more fun things to check out around town!