Brilliant things to do this weekend in Dubai

Looking for inspiring ideas to have fun and enjoy an exciting weekend with your family and loved ones? Here are our top picks.

Dubai International Boat Show

The biggest and most thrilling boat show in the Middle East is back! This year’s event brings together more than 400 boats, yachts, and watercraft businesses to showcase the newest technologies, style statements, opulent displays, new launches, and generate new opportunities with leading innovators worldwide and in the region at Dubai Harbour.

Whether you are looking to buy a boat, discover luxury superyachts or test drive the latest jet skis, explore the latest diving and aquatic innovations or ride the sparkling waves with your family, the show is the ultimate celebration of life around the ocean.

Dubai Harbour. Until March 5. Visit the website or Instagram

Gen X brunch at UBK

The UBK Funzone in JLT has introduced a fantastic brunch designed especially for children and teens from 9 to 14 years old. Expect the ultimate parent-free party afternoon with live DJs, a karaoke booth, silent disco, arcade games, foosball, mocktail making, games and prizes to be won plus a full brunch buffet with unlimited soft beverages.

UBK Funzone, Movenpick Hotel JLT. Sundays from 1-4pm. AED179 per person, with a 10% discount for group bookings of 10 or more. For bookings click on this link. Visit Instagram

The Study Abroad Expo Tour

IDP Education, the top provider of student placement services in the globe is hosting its Study Abroad Expo Tour in Dubai on March 4 and 5 with an emphasis on institutions from the UK, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand Universities. Students and parents will have the opportunity to meet and connect with top universities and colleges from overseas and the chance to research courses, universities, and study abroad options before deciding on a program with the assistance and direction of IDP Education professionals.

Crowne Plaza – Sheikh Zayed Road. March 4 & 5 from 3-9pm. Free to join by registering here

Millennium Place Mirdif Hotel

This beautiful hotel has launched the Family Weekend Escapade, which includes complimentary access to Aventura Parks, breakfast buffet for two kids and two adults, free pick-up and drop-off at Aventura Parks and 20% off when dining at any of its managed F&B outlets.

Until December 31. Visit the website or Instagram

Café Nikki

Every Saturday experience this family-friendly brunch at Café Nikki, located on Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai. Indulge in a buffet of delicious dishes, including fresh seafood platters, crisp salads, a variety of sushi rolls, meats and fish served sharing style direct from the grill. You can also enjoy complimentary pool and beach access.

Saturdays from 1-4pm. From AED350 per person. AED175 per child below 12 years old. Visit the website or Instagram

Zabeel Social

The new Weekend Roast offer invites you to savour a succulent selection of roasts, including Australian leg of lamb with mint sauce, beet, butternut squash delight with spinach, aubergine, red pepper, and onion wellington, among other delectable options. All are served with traditional sides and light beverages, making them ideal for a relaxed weekend with the family.

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray. Saturdays & Sundays from 4-11 pm. AED230 per person. Visit the website or Instagram



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