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5 Things To Do This Weekend: Handmade Dubai, Italian Extravaganza and Magic Illusion, Ice Rink Snowfest and more!

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A few of our favourite things to do this weekend

Kick off the first weekend of 2017 with awesome family activities (or a date night), mama! Here are some of our favourites… have a good one! 

handmade market at reform

Handmade Dubai at Reform

Start the new year with some great eclectic, unique, handmade items, mama! You’ll find art, craft, clothes, leather goods, home decor & jewellery procured or made by entrepreneurs in Dubai at Handmade. Savour the creative work of artists and pop-up shops whilst digging into some delicious food and sipping amazing beverages on offer by Reform Social & Grill restaurant. Plenty of activities for kids including arts and crafts too!

When: Saturday, 7 January (3-6pm)
Where: Reform Social & Grill, The Lakes, Dubai
How much: Free entry!

Billionaire Mansion DubaiAndrea Bocelli at Billionaire Mansion

Planning a date night with the hubby? Well we know just the place for you. Italian classical tenor, Andrea Bocelli, is making his debut performance in Dubai at Billionaire Mansion Three packages are available for the exclusive evening – here’s to an unforgettable weekend!

When: Saturday, 7 January (7:30pm)
Where: Billionaire Mansion, The Taj Hotel, Dubai
How much: AED 5500 – AED 8000 (Black Tie/ Tux and gala dress event)

mercato shopping mallItalian Extravaganza and Magic Illusion

Head over to Mercato Shopping Mall as family fun-filled activities await you! Expect an incredible acrobatic dance show with a venetian carnival atmosphere. Also a unique magic show where moments of improvisation, audience participation and amazing illusions flow into each other as they achieve a perfect balance – a truly dynamic and enthralling show for the whole fam!

When: Friday, 6 January – Saturday, 7 January (Italian Extravaganza at 6:30pm, Magic Illusion at 4:30pm and 8:30pm)
Where: Mercato Shopping Mall, Dubai
How much: Free!

dubai ice rinkLast week of Ice Rink Snowfest

Step into a magical winterland at Dubai Ice Rink at The Dubai Mall, where festivities are in full-swing with the return of Dubai Snowfest. Take part in the winter merriment with Dubai Snowfall public skating sessions each day, where you can glide around the ice rink with snow falling around you – the perfect winter touch. Adding that extra fairy-tale feeling, kiddies can enjoy a snow-themed bouncy castle and soft play area, complete with a snowball fight zone. For the perfect winter photograph, hop into the Snow Globe and snap a picture with snow flying all around you!

When: Until Saturday, 7 January
Where: The Dubai Mall, Dubai
How much: Free entry to Village Market; Dubai Snowfall skating sessions – AED100

chocolate room

The Chocolate Room at Fairmont Dubai

Calling all chocolate lovers! Here’s your last chance to visit the first ever pop-up chocolate room in town at Fairmont Dubai. It’s the time to indulge, mamas! All the chocolate is courtesy of Valrhona (yum!), so be sure to enjoy all the sweet treats on offer: from the finest single origin chocolates to creative cakes and special afternoon tea, the whole family will looooove this delightful dessert room this winter.

When: Until Friday, 6 January
Where: Fairmont Dubai

Have a fab weekend, mama!

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