Wonderful things to do this weekend in Dubai
Happy Friday! The weekend is almost here! Looking for unique activities to make the most of it with your family and loved ones? Here are our top picks.
Liv, W Dubai – The Palm
Launching this Sunday, the new Sunday brunch at this lively venue promises a fun afternoon for the whole family with a variety of delectable cuisine and free access to the WET Deck, private beach and kids club.
The buffet menu features popular dishes such as sushi, live carvery stations and dedicated dessert stations, plus the little ones will be amused by the live kids’ entertainment during the brunch.
Sundays from 1-4pm. From AED249 per person. Call +9714 245 5800 and visit the website or Instagram
Sakura Festival at Izakaya
This chic Japanese venue is celebrating Spring and the cherry blossom season with a memorable festival offering a specially curated set Bento Box menu that features delightful dishes such as steamed edamame, miso soup, seaweed salad, classic sushi rolls, as well as other delicious options that are guaranteed to tantalise everyone’s taste buds.
JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai. Until March 18 from 6pm onwards. From AED245 per person. Call and visit the website or Instagram
IMG Worlds of Adventure
This colourful, temperature-controlled indoor theme park is welcoming spring with “Hello Spring”, a fantastic event with live entertainment, magic shows, parades, street souks and the chance to rub shoulders with superheroes!
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With the opening of OliOli’s new Atelier, a maker space created for tinkering, curious minds and aspiring makers are in for a treat this spring break! Children can explore the ideas of electricity, light, motion, and balance to build meaningful artifacts that engage both their hands and minds. This unique space is designed to ignite their curiosity, innovation and critical thinking through a variety of STEAM (science, engineering, technology, art & maths) based activities.
From AED149 for 1 child & 1 adult. Visit the website or Instagram
Jukebox Evolution at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai
Before it ends for the season, take a trip down memory lane and see the upbeat live dance production “Jukebox Evolution” at the Hollywood Theatre at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai. The dynamic stage spectacle will take audience members of all ages on a musical voyage with chart-topping songs from today as well as tunes from the disco era of the 1970s and the swinging 50s. Expect amazing choreography, gorgeous costumes, cutting-edge lighting and special effects.
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This buzzing venue will offer traditional Irish beverages as part of the celebrations for St. Patrick’s Day until Sunday. Indulge in a variety of traditional Irish dishes, such as corned beef hash with russet potatoes or a choice of little Irish pies, plus the restaurant will be decorated in green and stilt walkers dressed in traditional Irish attire will frolic around.
Until March 19 from 12pm-1am. Visit the website or Instagram
Bombay Borough, an all-day Indian bar and restaurant in DIFC, will add Stranger & Sons, an award-winning spirits brand from Goa, to their beverage library with an exclusive Bar Takeover event and a temporary concoction menu as part of their festivities for their third anniversary. The eatery’s trademark meals will be available à la carte, and you can savour each blend while indulging in exquisite dishes.
March 18 from 7pm-1am. Call +9715 4995 8296 and visit the website or Instagram
Enjoy unlimited food and beverages, live outdoor entertainment, and spectacular waterfront views to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at The Keg, renowned for its authentic Irish experience, décor, and cuisine. Located in Riverland™ Dubai, a leisure and dining area with a European theme within Dubai Parks™ and Resorts, experience the live entertainment from neighbourhood bands while dining on traditional homemade Irish dishes like Irish beef stew, Colcannon potatoes, Shepherd’s pie, as well as an outdoor BBQ station serving succulent smokey wings, beef ribs and chicken drumsticks.
The Keg, Peninsula Area, Riverland™, Dubai Parks and Resorts. March 17 & 18 from 6-9pm. From AED99 per adult. AED45 for children from five to ten and free for children under the age of five and below. Visit the website