My Kind of Weekend - 5 fun things to do around the UAE
Published on July 23, 2020 at 06.00
What are you doing with your days off?
'Oh water night'
Mark your diaries! Laguna Waterpark's famed ladies' night is back from this evening, bringing water park fun every other week exclusively for women. For Dhs99 you can enjoy general admission to the coolest splash centre in town from 7pm - 12am, every other Thursday. Grab the girl gang to take advantage of exclusive access to star attractions including the Lazy River, the WaveOz 180 - FlowRider, and the dedicated children's zone - a great spot to burn off the kid's energy before bed.
This weekend, some of the biggest names in electronic dance music incuding Armin Van Buuren and David Guetta, will live stream an unforgettable concert direct to the Festival Arena as part of the Tomorrowland - Around the World digital festival. The indoor venue at Al Badia Boulevard in Dubai Festival City will be joining locations around the globe to broadcast the show held from 7pm to 2am on July 25 and 26. Tickets are going for Dhs150 each day and are restricted to ensure strict social distancing measures.
Comedy at home
Indian comedian, Daniel Fernandes, returns to your small screens for a night of hilarity with his Jokes from the Vault show. A first for the UAE, Daniel will be showcasing material that has never before been put out on any platform. Catch him live and booming on Zoom on Friday at 10 pm from the comfort of your home. Tickets are priced at Dhs30 available at: www.townscript.com/e/daniel-fernandes-jokes-from-the-vault-uae-443412
Itís Mexican Beverage Day on Friday (yes, itís actually a thing), and Downtown Dubaiís favourite hangout, Distillery, is celebrating with a little lime and salt at its one-off themed brunch. The afternoon promises an upbeat start at 1pm with welcome drinks then, keeping in-line with social distancing requirements, all dishes from the menu will be served to the table. BBQ wings, chimmichurri ketchup fries, spicy tomato bruschetta and wagyu beef tartare are dishes to look out for. Itís on until 4pm and costs from Dhs149.
Christmas workout in July?
2020 has been a roller-coaster of a year and we're only half-way through, so it's time to inject fun and festivities by fast forwarding to one of the happiest days of the year, Christmas Day! F45 Dubai Motor City will be donning Xmas jumpers, cranking up the festive tunes and even giving away presents at the Festive Ho-Ho-Hollywood Class on Friday.
Hollywood is the team training's Friday workout, lasting one hour, packed with sweat, adrenaline and fun. As an even sweeter treat, newbies can try the class for free, simply by signing up on the website https://f45training.ae/dubaimotorcity.