|19 July, 2018

12 exciting things to do in UAE this weekend

Looking for something to do? Here's our guide to spend your off days.

Image used for illustrative purposes. Last year, Dubai's Global Village ended with a record-breaking attendance of 5.6 million guests over its 159 days of operation.

Image used for illustrative purposes. Last year, Dubai's Global Village ended with a record-breaking attendance of 5.6 million guests over its 159 days of operation.

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Wedding belles

The Hilton Abu Dhabi has unveiled its inaugural wedding fair - Al Jouri, which is a showcase for future brides and grooms where some of the finest names in the wedding industry will display their products and services. The first edition of the Al Jouri Wedding Fair will be held on July 21 and 22 at the Al Qasr ballroom.

Dilbagh Sings

He's one of the best performers out there and he's in Dubai on Friday night. Zee A Nights is taking place at Armani Prive at the Armani Hotel - Burj Khalifa with Dilbagh Singh's Live performance alongside a massive line up of DJs.
Ladies & couples enter free all night from 10pm. Do not miss out!

Free stuff for you

McDonald's is going retro crazy today from 8am to celebrate McDelivery Day. They're giving away '90s inspired gifts with every McDelivery until midnight tonight including funky Big Mac socks, a super fly Fry bandana, T-shirts and even a denim jacket. Just order food on the app and wait for the prize.

Beat the heat

Breeze through a hot summer's day in a cooled cabana, sipping on unlimited signature mocktails, followed by a refreshing cold seafood platter including a starter and a fruity dessert from Scape Restaurant and Lounge at the Burj Al Arab from 8am onwards. The way the weather is, this sounds like bliss.


Fun outlet

Take advantage of the additional discounts at The Outlet Village as it transforms into a plaza market this weekend. Global brands will have great discounts and shops will also extend shopping hours on Friday until 2am and host a series of entertainment shows, including a visit from Modhesh and performances by the Comedy String Quartet - all the way from the UK.

Cirque De Mercato

Mercato Mall is hosting a circus show. Now that has to be worth a visit! The show combines multiple acts such as Bola Bola, Adagio Duo, the Bubble Act and the Unicycle Jugglers Family. Now we've seen a unicycle family and a juggler family, but never one that can do both. The show will take place regularly until August 4 (except Sundays) at 4:15pm, 6pm and 8pm.

Ice is very nice

What better way to enjoy a movie than with ice cream? To celebrate Ice Cream Day on July 19, Novo Cinemas will be treating those who spend Dhs50 or more to a free Hagen-Dazs ice cream. But it doesn't stop there, with the temperatures rising across the region, the chain has decided to extend the offer throughout July for a whole month of ice cream fun!

Staying in?

Then you have to, have to, have to watch Netflix's La Casa De Papel (Money Heist). If you don't have a subscription, beg or borrow one because this captivating series will have you glued to your screen from minute one. Set in Madrid, the heist story has more twists and roundabouts than a drive through Al Ain. It's astounding.

Cancel all your clubbing plans, we've got you covered

Toy Town

DJ Junior J is playing the Toy Room tonight. GoFrankYourself night down at this club is always one to enjoy and, mixed with this maestro's tunes, you're going to have a blast.
Where: Meydan

Hip hop now

It's Mahiki's new urban night tonight if you fancy it. DJ Behruz Mistry will be one of a couple of mixers blasting out the tunes as you enjoy the tiki-themed madness.
Where: J-Beach Hotel

Yas man

Maitre Gims is returning to Mad On Yas island tonight if you're in the capital. The rapper is known for his hit Bella and will ight up the Abu Dhbai club from 10pm onwards.
Where: Mad, Yas

Hip hop then

It's Rewind Friday's at Zinc, Crowne Plaza Dubai. DJ Romano Sanchez will be turning back the clock with your hip hop favourites all night at the notorious venue.
Where: Crowne Plaza

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