Extraordinary things to do this weekend in the UAE
From magical skating shows to beauty festivals and fantastic brunches, here are our recommendations to make the most of the weekend with your family and loved ones.
Peter Pan On Ice
This magical skating show is coming to Dubai from May 26 to 28 at The Theatre at Mall of the Emirates. Join Peter, the kid who never grows up, as he and Tinker Bell magically transport Wendy and her brothers from their London home to Neverland, where they experience exhilarating adventures with the Lost Boys and run into a hungry crocodile as well as the wicked Captain Hook and his pirates.
Expect exhilarating leaps, throws and spins, daredevil aerial fighting, state-of-the-art animated scenery, dazzling costumes, fire-on-ice and original music and songs from Tim A. Duncan!
Mall of the Emirates. May 26-28. AED150 per person. To buy tickets, visit the website and they are also available at Fever Up & Platinumlist
Brunch on 54 at CÉ LA VI Dubai
Indulge your appetite in a delectable four-course set menu, thoughtfully complemented by your preferred beverages. Delight in this exquisite brunch experience, while immersing yourself in breath-taking vistas of the iconic Burj Khalifa, accompanied by an unrivalled ambiance created by captivating live performances.
Level 54, Tower 2, Address Sky View Hotel. Every Saturday from 12:30-4pm. From AED390 per person. Call +9714 582 6111 or email email@example.com. Visit the website or Instagram
Fancy upgrading your summer indoor activities without burning in the heat? Come and visit this fun venue where you can tee off in comfort no matter how high the temperature rises thanks to the numerous covered bays and brand-new air conditioning units.
When you need a break from all the swinging, explore the indoor adventure at the Bunker Arcade for a laid-back encounter. You’ll find yourself coming back for more with over 20 games, including classic arcade games and virtual reality blockbusters!
Topgolf Dubai. Call +9714 371 9999 and visit the website or Instagram
3-Day Beauty Festival ‘Beyond Beauty’ at Makani Al Ain Mall
Get ready to experience the best in beauty and wellness at this three-day event, “Beyond Beauty,” presented by Makani Al Ain Mall. From May 26 to 28, you can discover the latest products from a wide variety of brands including YSL, Kiko Milano, L’occitane, Flormar, Profound Beauty, Kamira Cosmetics, Furless, De Larta, Flormar, Lootah, Anfasic Dokhoon, KIND Beauty, and Khaltat.
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Republic Adda Bar & Lounge
In the bustling centre of Business Bay, this popular hangout, bursting with “desi” flavours and brilliant colours, invites you to its “Citizen Brunch Sundays” to rediscover the flavour of Indian street food. The brunch menu offers a variety of mouth-watering hot and cold starters, delectable main dishes, a fun live station, and irresistible desserts.
Every Sunday from 1:30-4:30m. From AED165 per adult. AED85 for kids from 6-12 years old (free for under 6 years old). Call +9715 2924 7596 or email DXBBB_Republic@Hilton.com. Visit Instagram
LA MAR by Gaston Acurio
Originating from Lima, La Mar exquisitely showcases the authentic and diverse flavours of Peruvian gastronomy, taking diners on an extraordinary journey through Peru’s remarkable cultural and culinary tapestry. The menu at La Mar presents an enticing array of dishes that pay homage to Peru’s vibrant cuisine, featuring an abundance of fresh seafood infused with vibrant citrusy and smoky notes. Delight in the artistry of the Ceviche bar, where raw delicacies are skilfully prepared in real-time, or savour the impeccably cooked fish and meat expertly grilled to perfection.
Atlantis The Royal. Daily from 6-11pm. Call +9714 426 2900 and visit the website or Instagram
Dubai Parks™ and Resorts
Get ready to embrace the sunny days and endless fun! The largest theme park in the Middle East, invites you to embark on an exhilarating adventure with over 100 captivating rides, indoor attractions, and top-notch entertainment. From June 1, kids can enter for free and kickstart their extraordinary summer with an array of thrilling rides at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, LEGOLAND® Dubai, and LEGOLAND® Water Park.
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For tennis enthusiasts seeking a stylish way to celebrate the upcoming Roland Garros, also known as The French Open, look no further than the esteemed Le Café at Fouquet in Dubai. From May 28 to June 11, a delectable surprise awaits on the menu throughout the tournament—a culinary masterpiece known as the Roland Garros dessert. Indulge in this extraordinary creation resembling a tennis ball, brimming with delightful zesty lemon cream, fluffy lemon marshmallow, tangy lemon confit, all resting on a sweet dough base.
Burj Plaza, Downtown Dubai. AED140 per dish. Call +9714 524 5301 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website or Instagram
The Fellow Championship
Calling all coffee lovers! Get ready for the highly anticipated second edition of the renowned manual coffee brewing competition, happening on May 27. Sponsored by CoffeeDesk, ROR, THREE Coffee Roasters and Cypher Urban Roastery, the Fellow Championship is dedicated to promoting specialty coffee, excellence in coffee brewing, innovative product design for coffee equipment, and advancing the role of baristas. It serves as the pinnacle of local and regional coffee events, uniting the vibrant UAE coffee community.
Flat 21 café. May 27