8 exciting things to do in UAE this weekend
Published on January 9, 2020 at 10.23
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here's our guide to spend your days off.
Just for lolz
Get in on The Laughter Factory this January, bringing in the New Year with nothing but chuckles. Join in the fun with this month's comedians including Stephen Grant, Matt Reed and Peter White. Tonight they'll be at the Movenpick JBR, Dubai, from 9pm and tomorrow at the Studio One Hotel, Dubai, also from 9pm.
Dubai World Trade Centre will host one of Bollywood’s biggest stars, Sonu Nigam, who will take to the stage on Friday night. Known for his scores for major movies like Kal Ho Naa Ho, Nigam has become one of the industry’s most versatile and popular performers. With tickets starting at Dhs95, head to meraticket.com
Jamaican dancehall and reggae artist, Cham, will headline a special edition JMRCK at Cove Beach, Caesar’s Palace, Bluewaters Dubai this Saturday. Expect tropical vibes as live DJs take to the beachfront alongside a BBQ, for a one-off carnival party at the city’s hottest shoreline club. It’s from 12pm til late.
Dubai Festival City Mall and Lego Middle East have joined forces to bring to the UAE the largest Lego Festival in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Dubai Shopping Festival. Running until March 14, expect an exceptional family friendly experience with an array of fun activities featured in the seven zones.
Fitness, health and wellbeing are a top priority for many in January, and if you head to Bay Avenue there’s a free outdoor yoga session and a trip to the Farmers Market for some healthy goodies every Friday for the month of January. The Farmers Market takes place every Friday and Saturday from 8am-1pm.
free Golf intro
To launch the new SIM Metalwoods and Irons, TaylorMade Ambassador and European Tour Rookie of the Year, Robert ‘Bob’ MacIntyre will be visiting Dubai ahead of the HSBC Abu Dhabi Golf Championship to showcase and demonstrate the new clubs on Saturday. Meet and get tips from the pro while testing the products for free at the driving range between 3pm – 6pm at The Address, Montgomerie Driving Range.
Be Bear Grylls
If you have a flair for extreme adventure add a great new skill at Mleiha Archaeological and Eco-tourism Project’s newly introduced two-hour ‘Surviving the Sands’ activity. Ideal for anyone 10 and above, learn to survive the desert for Dhs150 per person. Visit: discovermleiha.ae
A host of international artists have descended upon Dubai for the Shopping Festival. Live from City Walk 2 on Friday, dynamic duo Ragheb Alama and Ahlam will perform together for the first time. The concert starts from 8pm and is free to attend. Arrive early to find the best spot and get ready to hear some fine tunes.