Superb things to do this weekend in Dubai
From Summerfest Mega Celebrations to kids cooking workshops and spectacular immersive exhibitions, here are our recommendations to make the most of the weekend with your family and loved ones.
IMG Worlds of Adventure
Get ready for an unforgettable summer as IMG Worlds of Adventure presents the Summerfest Mega Celebration, running from June 24 to September 30. This extraordinary event promises a thrilling Eid celebration, an immersive PUBG MOBILE experience, and a myriad of heart-pounding adventures.
Take captivating selfies with IMG’s resident Dinosaurs, Roaming Phoenix, Fairy Wings, and Mirror Man, ensuring memories that will last a lifetime. Be sure not to miss the spectacular IMG character parades, featuring interactive dance routines that will elevate your Eid celebrations to new heights. Additionally, engage in groundbreaking gameplay, as the world of PUBG comes to life at IMG Worlds of Adventure.
Looking for an exciting way to spend the weekend? Prepare for an epic journey as you don your explorer hats and step into OliOli®️’s captivating new temporary exhibition, Dino Quest! Create unforgettable memories with your entire family in this thrilling exhibition that offers a unique and immersive experience.
Immerse yourselves in the fascinating world of dinosaurs as kids embark on an extraordinary quest to uncover the secrets of these ancient creatures. Discover the rich history of dinosaurs through interactive displays, engaging activities, and captivating storytelling. With the same ticket, you also have the opportunity to explore and bond together in OliOli®️’s permanent galleries.
Celebrate Family Week at VERO with a special treat for kids. Experience a week of culinary delights and family togetherness at this cosy restaurant, nestled in the heart of JBR. Taking place from June 19 to 25, kids up to the age of 16 can indulge in a delectable meal absolutely free of charge.
During this special week, VERO has crafted a specially curated menu exclusively for children, ensuring a delightful dining experience for our young guests. Meanwhile, parents can savour the authentic flavours of our Italian cuisine, knowing that their little ones are being treated to a complimentary feast.
Indulge your taste buds in the vibrant and mouthwatering flavours of street style Asian cuisine as WOK BOYZ unveils its latest culinary destination in the heart of Mirdif City Centre. To celebrate the grand opening, WOK BOYZ has an exciting surprise in store – the addition of Bubble Tea to their already impressive lineup of offerings.
Witness the art of Asian street-style cooking firsthand as live cooking stations take centre stage in an open kitchen setting. The vibrant street-style decorations create an atmosphere that transports you to the bustling streets of Asia, adding an extra touch of authenticity.
Mondoux’s culinary school for kids
Calling all foodie parents and budding little chefs! Prepare to unleash your culinary creativity with Sweeties, the highly popular cooking workshops offered by the European eatery, Mondoux. This summer, these interactive, educational, and downright delicious 1.5-hour sessions have found a new home at Mondoux’s spacious location at The Beach, JBR, in addition to their original location in Dubai Creek Harbour.
Led by Mondoux’s experienced pastry chefs, each workshop promises a delightful adventure as your little ones dive into the world of baking. From heavenly brownies to creamy cheesecakes and delectable cupcakes, every week unveils a different sweet creation for your young chefs to master.
Every Friday from June 23 at 1:30pm, with the exception of public holidays, until the end of September. AED 150, inclusive of 1.5 hours chef-supervised workshop, a Sweeties branded t-shirt, and a kids’ meal – one item off the kid’s menu, a glass of fruit juice or warm milk, and a choice of ice-cream or fruit. Parents receive 20% discount on their meal. Suitable for children aged 5 to 12. Call Mondoux Dubai Creek Harbour on +9715 0118 9401 and Mondoux The Beach, JBR on +9715 0985 7380. Visit the website or Instagram
Embark on a transformative journey of beauty and wellness as Qaadu, a premium brand rooted in Ayurveda that has just launched in the UAE. In response to the growing demand for natural and holistic wellness solutions, Qaadu passionately combines centuries-old Ayurvedic wisdom with contemporary science, offering a range of ayurvedic, plant-based, cruelty-free beauty and wellness products. Each product is thoughtfully crafted to provide safe and effective solutions for your everyday care rituals.
Ka’ak Al Manara Restaurant & Bakery
The renowned venue, located on Al Wasl Road, has introduced its new Grills Family Feast. Savour the flavours of a succulent mixed grills plate, accompanied by delectable sides such as hummus, moutabel, salad, and spicy potatoes.
While you indulge in the perfectly prepared Lebanese delights hot off the grill, let the kids unleash their energy in the supervised kid’s area. They can even partake in the exciting ka’ak making sessions happening regularly throughout the day. If you’re in the mood for some retail therapy, explore Souk Al Manara, showcasing exquisite Levantine designers and enjoy a special treat with 20% off all items.
Join this charming venue for an unforgettable journey of flavours this Eid Al Adha, as they have crafted a delightful sharing menu specially designed for groups of two or four, allowing you to celebrate this joyous occasion with your loved ones in style. Expect delectable dishes such as Tomato Bruschetta, Fried Calamari, Chicken Schnitzel, Mushroom Risotto, or treat yourself to the iconic Café Gray’s signature Fish & Chips.
To end your meal on a sweet and satisfying note, their menu offers a selection of all-time favourite desserts. Delight in Sticky Toffee Pudding, indulge in the heavenly flavours of French Toast, or relish the classic goodness of a Banana Split.
Millennium Place Barsha Heights Hotel
Gather your loved ones and immerse yourself in the spirit of Eid al-Adha at Millennium Place Barsha Heights Hotel. From June 22 to July 2embark on an unforgettable Eid Al-Adha getaway with their exclusive SUITESTAYS offer. Indulge in the ultimate luxury as you and your family enjoy a host of incredible benefits and experiences that will leave a lasting impression.
As part of the offer, you’ll also be treated to a delectable complimentary buffet dinner, granting you a taste of our exceptional culinary delights. To enhance your experience, access to the prestigious Fluid Beach Club on Palm Jumeirah is included, where you can unwind and soak up the sun in style. There is also range of engaging activities for the little ones, ensuring that every member of the family finds joy and excitement during their stay.