Things to look forward to in the UAE this weekend


Things to look forward to in the UAE this weekend

From events and promotions to comedy shows!

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Published: Fri 28 Jun 2019, 12:00 AM

Last updated: Fri 5 Jul 2019, 1:19 PM

Time for some fun!
Dubai Summer Surprises has commenced across Dubai - and Mercato Shopping Mall on Jumeirah Beach Road has an array of activities, events and promotions in store during their six-week summer festival. One of the highlights will be a giant slide that descends from the first floor to the ground floor that is open to all ages (what fun!). The mall will also be hosting a variety of international circus shows, roaming performances and circus-themed interactive workshops where kids will learn fun tricks. For more information and for show timings, visit
Cook like an Italian
Want to learn how to cook Italian Venetian cuisine like a pro? All'onda restaurant will be holding a culinary masterclass on June 29 from 1-4pm. The masterclass will be hosted by head chef Ibraheem Musleh, and will give attendees the chance to discover the culinary ways of the Italians - whilst learning how to master some of their famous recipes and culinary techniques. The class will take place at the Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai, Palm Jumeirah for Dh350 per person. Call 04-2488870 for more info.
Think you know pop culture?
French restaurant Publique is launching its first-ever themed quiz night. From Harry Potter to Friends, die-hard fans can go head-to-head every Wednesday from 8-10pm, to be crowned the reigning champion of some of the most loved TV series and films of all time. The best dressed on the night will also win complimentary beverages, so make sure you're looking sharp! Located at Souk Madinat Jumeirah, a minimum spend of Dh100 on food and beverages is required. Call 04-4308550 for more info.
Laugh out loud
Popular UAE radio host Gaggan Mudgal is all set to crack up audiences in his upcoming live performance called Radio Dekkh. The show that will describe situations faced by RJs in their everyday lives will take place on June 28 at Emirates Theatre, Emirates International School, Jumeirah, Dubai. The event is organised by the entertainment app VIU. Tickets are available at and start from Dh49.
Learning fun
This summer, let your children gain a hands-on experience about sustainable living at The Sustainable City Summer Camp. To be held from July 7 to August 29, the summer camp is filled with daily activities and is open to 4-10 year olds, who will bake brownies in a solar oven, design electric cars, create sculptures using recycled material, as well as their own model city. Prices start from Dh700 per child for one week of full-day camp. For more details, call 04-5896991.

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