Four fun things to do in Dubai this weekend

It’s that time of the week again! There’s plenty of fun-filled activities to get stuck into this weekend in Dubai, but here’s our top pick. Which will you choose?

Take your mini Sherlock Holmes to be a detective at KidZania Dubai

If your little ones are curious by nature and love to play Sherlock Homes or Conan, then this activity is an absolute must to try!

 KidZania Dubai has launched a new activity called “KidZ Detective” that gives kids the chance to learn and practice all the skills needed to become a detective in a fun, yet educational way. The activity will immerse kids into the fascinating world of being a detective including finding clues, navigating a maze, collecting finger prints and analysing evidence all to crack the case and save the day!

Details: KidZ Detective takes place at KidZania Dubai, at The Dubai Mall. The activity is free of charge as part of a premium ticket. For more information, visit or call 800 Dubai Mall (800 38224 6255)


Take a trip around the world

As part of DSF and in line with 2019 being celebrated as the Year of Tolerance, BurJuman will be celebrating cultural diversity in the UAE through 5 pavilions representing UAE, Egypt, Italy, Indian and Philippines.

At these pavilions, each country will be represented through its set-up, photo opportunities and unique games for young and old alike that embody the soul of each of these countries. Activities include dune bashing, virtual football, digital cricket, pyramid making and basketball.

Details: Saturday 19 January, from 11am-1pm at BurJuman Mall.


Enjoy a family picnic brunch

BiCE Ristorante is launching an exclusive picnic brunch for families this Friday, in the lush garden of Hilton Dubai Jumeirah. Spread between the cozy indoor area and lush outdoor garden, accompanied by a live saxophonist performance throughout the day, Il Brunch Italiano is set to be the perfect option for the beautiful winter in Dubai.

Guests can indulge in a selection of antipasti brought to the table and perfect for sharing. Pizzas, hand-made pastas, fresh Italian breads, sizzling bbq form la griglia and finish off with an extensive dessert buffet. Whether it is a family affair or catch up with friends, with packages starting from just AED250, this is a weekend brunch deal not to be missed.

Details: Every Friday from 18th January, 12:30pm-4pm. For bookings, call  04 318 2520


Treat the family to a traditional Asado

Join the excitement of the Family Polo Asado and savour a genuine Argentinian experience with sharing style grilled meats, delicious tapas and a fine selection of cheese, all served to your table. Relax and enjoy the sporting action of the polo matches or be part of the action by filling in the divots on the field with your family.

The little ones are guaranteed a fun filled day with pony rides, face painting and inflatables. It’s the perfect day out for the whole family as four legged friends are welcome too.

Details: Every Friday, from 1pm-4pm. Prices start from AED 275 per adult and 110 per child, inclusive of VAT. Kids under 5 years eat for free. For reservations or more information, please contact +971 4 888 3444 or email

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