A few of our favourite things to do in & around Dubai this week
The weather is getting HOT – that’s why we’ve picked our favourite indoor activities for your fam! From Al Marmoom Heritage Village at Dubai Camel Racing Club, Grease the Musical at Dubai World Trade Centre to Blue Man Group at Dubai Opera, there’s plenty to do in the desert city this week… have a good one!
The annual Al Marmoom Heritage Festival is more than just camel races, mama! Expect a larger, enhanced market offering this year, with more choice for shoppers, activities, and richer elements of the diverse culture within the UAE, all contributing to a fun carnival-like atmosphere. Go check out the cultural dances, traditional bands and wedding scenes – you won’t be disappointed.
When: Until Tuesday, 18 April (4pm-10pm)
Where: Dubai Camel Racing Club
How much: Free
Let’s celebrate the harvest festival and Punjabi New Year in red carpet style! Put on your dancing shoes and head down to Meydan Hotel to see spectacular dance performances by ‘The Bhangra Crew Dubai’. The show also features more live music and entertainment with Jassi Gill, Babbal Rai, Dilpreet Dhillon and Amrit Maan live on stage.
When: Thursday, 13 April (7pm-2am)
Where: Meydan Grandstand Rooftop
How much: AED50-AED125
If you like Grease the movie, you’ll love Grease the Musical. With its incredible line-up of high profile theatre actors and a dream team of producers to bring this story to life on stage, this famous musical will be a treat for the whole fam. From the colourful fifties-inspired costumes and hairstyles to the rock ‘n roll songs, Grease will electrify Dubai audiences with all the pizzazz of the hit movie.
When: Until Thursday, 13 April
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre
How much: Tickets start from AED150
Having toured around the world spreading joyful exuberance and euphoric celebration, the Blue Man Group comes to Dubai. But don’t expect to see the same content as the rest of the world- they’ve updated their routine with new music, custom-made instruments, technology, and fresh stories. This show aims to be a catalyst for viewers to embrace their sense of wonder and truly let go of man-made constructs to simply live in the moment.
When: Tuesaday, 11 April – Saturday, 15 April 2017
Where: Dubai Opera
How much: Starts from AED195
If you’ve got kids with tonnes of energy to burn, you’ll be on the right track heading down to The Giant Ball Pit, a towering megastructure with winding slides where kiddies can whiz down the twisty slides landing in over 400,000 colourful balls and play in the soft play area for a not-to- be-missed fun-filled outdoor adventure. Don’t miss your LAST chance to take the plunge into a pit-full of fun with the fam!
When: Until Saturday, 15 April (10am to 11pm Sunday to Wednesday; 10am to midnight Thursday to Saturday)
Where: The Dubai Mall Waterfront Promenade, Dubai
How much: The Giant Ball Pit is free for all children 2-11 years of age to enjoy!
Have a fab week, mama!
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