Top 7 things to do in Dubai this week

Top 7 things to do in Dubai this week

From a spot of art, to world-class cuisine, to an extra special board game - here's what's happening in Dubai.

By Staff Report

Published: Sun 6 May 2018, 2:00 PM

Last updated: Tue 8 May 2018, 3:03 AM

Sunday, May 06
Football frenzy
While the Premier League is winding up, a couple of the competition's greatest stars will be in Dubai today. Manchester United legends Dwight Yorke and Quinton Fortune will be at the closing ceremony of the UAE's Manchester United Soccer School at Al Habtoor City, a training programme for 64 aspiring young footballers.

Monday, May 7
An offer you...
It's Godfather Monday at Cielo, Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, which means gents get to eat and drink for less. Have two selected drinks for Dhs84 and spin the establishment's wheel of fortune for a chance to win a prize! Mixed grills are half price and Marlon Brando impressions will be free and plentiful. Head down for sundowners.
Tuesday, May 08
Learn Arabic! 
We know, like us, this is a constant ambition. Tonight, though, you can put your best foot forward and take the first step to learning Arabic. Every Sunday and Tuesday between 5pm and 7pm Arabic Language Classes by the Mezan Institute are being run at DUCTAC, Mall of the Emirates. Email

Wednesday, May 09
Art beat today
La Cantine du Faubourg is exhibiting work by German-Moroccan artist Tasnim Baghdadi from today. Baghdadi is fascinated by the relationship between our bodies and space, both in a metaphorical sense and through a visual exploration of lived experience. Catch her work at the restaurant.
Thursday, May 10
The Colonel is coming
It's Shrimp Day today! Yep, we had no clue either, but KFC did and have got in on the action. In a new dawn for prawn, The Colonel recently made a flying visit to Kite Beach to announce the new Zinger Shrimp on offer for the food-tastic occasion.
Friday, May 11
Last chance brunch 
If you are looking for a brunch with 360-degree views of the city, Hotel Cartagena is the place to be on Friday. Located on the top of the JW Marriott Marquis Business Bay, this is the highest brunch venue in Dubai and is full of Caribbean flair.
Saturday, May 12
Win big at big game
Win Dhs100,000 and other prizes just by playing Monopoly. Monopoly, the Smile edition, is back until May 14 exclusively at Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Deira and City Centre Mirdif. This is a tailor-made version of the game for the emirates. 

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