Planning What To Do in Dubai this Weekend? Check This Out…

Can’t decide what to do in Dubai this weekend? Don’t worry, we’ve got you! As always, this city is filled with fun activities for all ages. From free pizza to yoga festivals to movie nights, here are all the cool places to visit in Dubai this weekend!

1. RedFest DXB

It’s finally here! Some of the biggest artists in the music industry are performing live in Dubai this weekend, including The Chainsmokers, Kesha, Craig David, Marshmello and more! Trust us, you won’t want to miss out on this two-day music festival.

Price: From AED 395 per day, AED 695 for two days. Tickets here
When: Thursday 8th February, from 6pm & Friday 9th February, from 4pm
Where: Dubai Media City Amphitheatre

2. Full Moon Friday

Join Dubai’s yogis on the grass this Friday for a yoga and meditation class to bring in the full moon. The community event kicks off with Jivamukti yoga at 3pm, followed by Vinyasa Flow and Yin Yoga. The event is free, but a donation of AED 50 is requested to go towards educating children in detention camps.

Price: Free entry, donations are welcome. Register here
When: Friday 9th February, from 3pm to 6pm
Where: Dubai Knowledge Park, Block 6 (next to Wollongong Uni)

3. Movie Night

Start off your weekend with a super chilled outdoor movie night. This Thursday, West 14th will be screening hit children’s film Storks at 6.30pm, followed by Will Smith’s hilarious romantic comedy Hitch. Get there early to grab the best bean bags!

Price: Free entry
When: Thursday 8th February, from 6.30pm
Where: West 14th Steakhouse, at Oceana Club, Palm Jumeirah

4. Reggae Fest

In celebration of Bob Marley’s birthday (he would have been 73 this year!), there’s a big reggae birthday bash at Tribeca Dubai this weekend and everyone is invited! With the best dancehall, reggae and soca tunes playing all night, be prepared to dance all night long…

Price: Free entry
When: Thursday 8th February, from 7pm
Where: Tribeca Dubai, at JA Ocean View Hotel, JBR

5. Food Truck Jam

Yaayyy! Our favourite foodie hangout is back at Emirates Golf Club this weekend! Truckers UAE returns with the city’s coolest food trucks, live music, good vibes, kids activities, a craft market and more! So get your foodie-loving friends and family together for a fun day of feasting.

Price: Free entry
When: Saturday 10th February, from 5pm to 11pm
Where: Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills

6. Cafe Mambo Dubai

Ready to party Ibiza-style this weekend? Mambo Brothers are back to host the famous Cafe Mambo nights at Soho Garden on Friday! Want to start the celebrations early? Head there at 4pm for the Balearic brunch offer.

Price: Free entry, brunch packages available
When: Friday 9th February, 8pm onwards (brunch at 4pm)
Where: Soho Garden Dubai, Meydan Dubai

7. Abstract Art exhibition

Need to spruce up your home with some art? Head to Mawaheb from Beautiful People this Saturday to check out some awesome abstract art pieces, or to just show your support for these talented people of determination. All the artworks are lovingly made by the school’s students.

Price: Free entry
When: Saturday 10th February, from 5pm to 7pm
Where: Mawaheb from Beautiful People, Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood

8. Family Rave

Can’t decide what to do in Dubai with kids this weekend? Check out this family-friendly rave that lets you party with your kids! Round up the little ones, dress up like pirates and head to The Backyard Dubai this Saturday. There’ll be a baby-sensory dance floor, face painting, a magician, soft play, arts and crafts, drinks for the parents and so much more!

Price: Free for kids under 2; AED 35 for kids; AED 70 for adults (including a drink voucher)
When: Saturday 10th February, from 12pm to 5pm
Where: The Backyard Dubai, Business Bay

9. Sri Lankan Day

Ayubowan! To celebrate Sri Lanka’s 70th Independence Day, the Sri Lankan Consulate is throwing a huge party at Zabeel Park! From Sri Lankan food stalls (yum!) and a friendship walk to a Sri Lankan cultural, this is going to be one fun-filled event!

Price: AED 5 entry to Zabeel Park
When: Friday 9th February, from 10am to 11pm
Where: Mega Bowl – Zabeel Park, in Jaffliya

10. Valentine’s Day at Garden Souq

Looking for ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your kids? Garden Souq has loads of fun and free activities planned for the little ones! Bring them along on Saturday morning for some V-Day themed face painting, jewellery making, sand art, play dough, bouncy castle and more!

Price: Free entry
When: Saturday 10th February, from 10am to 2.30pm
Where: Dubai Garden Centre, Al Quoz

11. FREE Pizza!

Out of all the places to visit in Dubai this weekend, this should be on the top of your list! Pizza lovers, get a slice of the action at Via Veneto this weekend. All you need to do is take a screenshot of the restaurant’s Insta story campaign, and they will serve you a complimentary pizza when you order any beverage. Read more about the offer here.

Price: Free pizza, prices of drinks vary
When: From Wednesday 7th February, for a week
Where: Via Veneto, at Manzil Downtown Dubai

Still want more? Check out our Party section for the best places to turn it up this weekend, or if you’re looking for more things to do with kids, here are 5 fun night time experiences for families!