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The Weekender: Inflatables Day, Salah Shaheen’s Exhibition, Ramadan Night Market and More

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Happy July, mamas! This weekend, we’ve got a few great events including an inflatables day, a couple of markets and a beautiful new art exhibition you won’t want to miss out on. If you’re looking for the perfect family activities, scroll to the bottom for the special offers going on this week. It’s all here in our Weekender!

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Jumping for joy

Dovecote Green Primary School is turning their space into bouncy castle paradise for a day. With a number of inflatables all puffed up and ready to go for the kiddos, it’s perfect for children aged 3-11 and you’ll be able to get a sneaky peek at their space as well if you’re looking for a new school for the littles.

When: 2 July, 9am-1pm
Where: Dovecote Green Primary School, Dubai Investments Park, Dubai

salah shaheen the weekender2Letters of Love
Looking for a bit of modern Arabian art? Artist, graphic designer and photographer Salah Shaheen will be showcasing beautiful calligraphy over at Z Gallery for the next three months. Take the kiddos along for a cultural day spent admiring some truly jaw dropping pieces.


When: 1 July – 1 October
Where: Z Gallery, Four Points by Sheraton, Sheikh Zayed Road

ramadan events in dubaiRamadan Kareem
Celebrate Ramadan with this fantastic Ramadan Night Market taking over the Dubai World Trade Centre. Running for ten days, you’ll be able to grab the perfect gifts for Eid for every member of the family from baby goods to homewares. There’s also a fab kiddo play area so everyone stays entertained, although it does run a little late.


When: 2-11 July, 8pm-2am
Where: Sheikh Rashid Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

ripe market the weekender julyGet your greens
Fridge looking a little bare? Forego the hypermarkets and chart a course for Ripe Market, where you’ll be able to pick up some of the best locally sourced veggies and more for the family. With a few food trucks and other artisans selling everything from adorable handmade clutches to homewares, there’s a reason Ripe’s a family staple.


When: 4 July, 9am-2pm
Where: Time Square Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

Special Promos

cut dubai the weekenderDate Night and Iftar, all in one
Try an Iftar with a difference by CUT by Wolfgang Puck at The Address Dubai. CUT is a very special spot so make an evening of it; with beautiful cuts of meat and a special set menu at JUST AED190 we see no reason not too.



Where: CUT by Wolfgang Puck, The Address Downtown, Dubai
When: Sunset, till Eid
How to book: Ring (+971) (0)4 888 3444

ajman saray the weekenderWeekend Away
Escape to the white sands of Ajman this weekend or any weekend over the Summer at The Ajman Saray. Why dine out this Friday night when you can escape for the weekend with rooms prices starting at JUST AED649?



Where: Ajman Saray, Ajman – Please note Ajman is dry through Ramadan.
When: Till 31st August
How to book: Ring (+971) (0)6 714 2222

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Breakfast with Pizza
Did someone say pizza? Special Ramadan menu can be found at Eataly, so you can enjoy a pizzalicious iftar for only AED89. Plus oodles of other delicious Ramadan specials that will keep the Sassy Mamas and kids happy.



Where: Eataly, Dubai Mall
When: Till Eid
How to book: Not Required


Our weekend offers are put together with the help of CitiSpi – a fab resource that enables ladies to socialise smarter with the inside scoop on deals and promotions around Dubai. Follow them on Facebook or Twitter!

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