Four new things to try this weekend in Dubai

The weather forecast doesn’t suggest planning a pool day is such a great idea this weekend, so we’ve come up with four alternative activities that are sure to keep you and your little ones entertained!

Indulge in the tastes of Asia at this new brunch

Asian Kitchen has launched “Meet the Wokkers” – a family-friendly Friday brunch featuring delicious sharing plates, free-flowing beverages and an array of kids’ entertainment, including magicians, balloon bending and face painting. Located at Azure Residences on Palm Jumeirah, the fun-filled, pan-Asian dining experience takes place from 12:30pm to 4:00pm with prices from AED170 for the soft drinks package, AED295 for house beverages and AED395 for the sparkling package. Kids under six dine free; children aged six to 10 eat for AED60.


Hang out with some football legends

The JA Centre of Excellence – Dubai’s professional football and sport facility located in Dubai’s Largest Experience Resort, will host the ultimate family day out ‘Legends Day Fun Fair’ on Friday March 1st from 1pm-9pm.

With four fully floodlit international-sized fields, past football legends will battle it out on the pitch, including Ally McCoist, Kevin Philips, Colin Hendry and Lee Hendrie. The action continues off the pitch with a variety of exciting activities, including pony rides, stall games, golf activities, a carousel and bouncy castles. Food stalls will be serving up an impressive selection of cuisines, and live entertainment will play throughout the evening with plenty of activities to enjoy, including exclusive photo opportunities with the football legends themselves.

Guests can avail of a special Careem promo code, to the Centre of Excellence at JA The Resort, available March 1st only. Simply use LEGENDS19 when booking and receive 30% discount off 2 rides. Maximum discount per ride is AED30. Entry is free to this fun packed event.


Explore a new street food fest

Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet and Le BHV Marais are hosting a Street Food Fair from Thursday 7th of March to Saturday 9th of March at Le BHV Marais Courtyard, City Walk 2.

The fair combines international gourmet street food in an urban ambiance giving each visitors a unique street style market feel. Fun for the whole family, The Street Food Fair will boast an impressive line-up of food & drinks kiosks by Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet together with its partners along with live music performances in addition to fun retail pop-ups by Le BHV Marias and kid friendly activities throughout the 3 days.

Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet, known for being an interactive food hall combining ten types of cuisines under one roof is also best known for using selective ingredients from freshly supplied goods. Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet will be creating unique dishes during the festival such as “craft your own Pani Puri”, chicken & squid balls on skewer, beef burger on squid ink bun only to name a few.


Enjoy a free music festival

It’s the final weekend to enjoy the Street Music Festival at Bluewaters Dubai this weekend.

Live performances by popular local and international artists as well as established and emerging jazz, rock, urban, and retro local artists have been entertaining visitors every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 5pm to 10pm, over the last few weeks – so don’t miss your last chance this weekend!

The festival also hosts a series of workshops for music aficionados and open mic sessions for those who are keen to share their talent with the public. The interactive workshops range from guitar, djembe drum, and percussion sessions for people of all ages to enjoy. Little ones can also enjoy fun workshops for a chance to build their own instruments.

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