13 exciting things to do in UAE this weekend

13 exciting things to do in UAE this weekend

Dubai - How to make the most of your Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Khaleej Times recommends...

By Staff Report

Published: Thu 6 Jul 2017, 10:09 AM

Last updated: Mon 10 Jul 2017, 5:38 PM

Duck tales

Welcome the second season of cricket-comedy chat show What The Duck hosted by cricket presenter and stand-up comedian, Vikram Sathaye only on on-demand TV service Viu. Enjoy interviews with  Sir Vivian Richards and Kapil Dev as Vikram takes you into the always-popular world of the bat and ball.

Cup dreams

See the FIFA Club World Cup this weekend at Bawadi Mall in Al Ain. The FCWC mobile roadshow also includes exciting activations that will challenge you crazy sports enthusiasts with football trivia competitions and interactive skill-based activities. Don't score an own-goal, get down there.

Prizes Galore

Win big this DSS as Dragon Mart 2 will be offering shoppers the chance to win one of three Nissan Patrols, City Centre Mirdif is giving away a Range Rover Sport and Mercato is handing out a trip to Mauritius and a GMC Denali. All you have to do is spend a nominal amount and you'll be entered into the draw automatically.

Quincy's choice

This weekend we're going to see Katie Thiroux who has been hand-picked by legendary music producer Quincy Jones to perform in his club, Q's, at the Palazzo Versace Hotel. Originally from Los Angeles, Katie is described as a triple treat, known for her bravura bass playing, singing and compelling compositions. Thiroux carries on the hard swinging tradition of such exemplary bass masters as Ray Brown and John Clayton. Her incredible voice channels jazz singers such as Ella Fitzgerald and Anita O'Day. Thiroux's debut album, Introducing Katie Thiroux, was released in 2015 and achieved "Debut Album of the Year" from The Huffington Post.

Into the wild

Roar out loud and proud, the call of the wild is being heard around Dubai, as The Lost World of Barasti launches its 'Wild Thing' brunch that's shaking up Saturdays throughout summer. Hakuna Matata, friends. Chill out as jungle fun abounds at this all-in event, with a lush tropical setting and plenty of hearty eats and treats alongside live music and entertainment. It'll be grrrreat!

Truck on

Truckers Summer Warehouse, a two-month indoor food truck festival is starting at the Dubai World Trade Centre tonight, so be prepared to fly into a funky foodie haven. Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday you can head down for events such as gaming night (Wed) with prizes up for grabs, Ladies' Night (Thur) and cooking classes for adults and kids on Saturday.

Shelling high

If you like seafood, look no further than Pierchic in Dubai. Chef Paolo Bellamio has created six distinctive seafood concepts hailing from the shores of Italy, Spain, Portugal, England, France and Belgium. Each country's dish will be on offer for an exclusive two-week period for the next 12 weeks. Kick off this weekend with Paella de Arroz Con Bogavante from Spain. It'll be big, bold and chock-full of prawns.

Slide into history

TippAdvisor has voted Aquaventure Waterpark at Atlantis, the Best Waterpark in Dubai and the Middle East and the fourth Best Waterpark. in the world! With thousands of excellent reviews and images shared by you on TripAdvisor, the thrilling rapids and diving with sharks to taking on a mass of terrifying and record breaking slides, has made a season to remember for the park. To keep you cool throughout the summer, Aquaventure is inviting everyone to try out their award winning slides starting from Dhs225. Even in these hot temperatures this is one outdoor activity you can still enjoy.

All that Sass

Stuck for a good night out tonight or any night over the weekend? We'll be heading to Sass if you want to join. The Monte Carlo club at the Al Fattan Currency House DIFC is always hopping. As well as the new Tuesday ladies' night 'She Is', you've got live music and DJs on hand to accompany the French-Mediterranean cuisine and always-glamorous crowd.

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

Analog time

It's founding fathers night at the Analog Room tonight as the founders of the club are playing back-to -back sets. Shemroon, Siamak Amidi along with Dylomar (pictured) take over the decks.

Where: Analog Room

0-G feeling

Every Saturday Zero Gravity is serving the Summer Saturday Brunch - the ultimate all-inclusive pool and beach brunch in the sun. DJs are on from 12pm before it transitions into the regular nightclub we know and love.
Where: Zero G

VIP status

A wicked mix of all-time favourite tracks from the 90s until today, if you want a ladies' night on Friday the VIP Room is for you. Complimentary drinks and music by Mr Levier are just the tip of the iceberg.
Where: VIP

High Societe

Tonight is your last chance to win a trip to Paris. Pick up a Rubik's Cube at the club and the first person to return to Societe with it fully completed will win the grand prize of a trip to Paris.
Where: Societe

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