A few of our favourite things to do this weekend
We’re already in full on Christmas mode! 17 more sleeps until the big day, mama…and in the meantime, here are some fabulously fun things to do in Dubai over the weekend. Enjoy!
Our fave blow-dry-bar My-Be-Bar is launching Hot Tot, a fun professional kids hair care line from the US, in the Blow Dry Bar. Pop in for a fun afternoon with complimentary kid’s hair styling for both girls and boys, a chance to play with the various hair products, and before & after headshots of the kids.
When: Saturday, 10 December (12-4pm)
Where: Be Bar, Jumeira Road 594, Dubai
How much: Free!
Head over to The Flowerful Project for a festive floral workshop where you will receive plenty of flowers and raw materials to create your very own Christmas door wreath! Their experienced florists will guide you through the process of creation so by the end of the session you will carry home a wonderful creation – all made by you! All accompanied by tea ceremony, laugh and lots of flowers.
When: Saturday, 10 December
Where: The Flowerful Project, The Dome Tower 108, Cluster N, JLT, Dubai
How much: AED 499
Like the idea of making and decorating gingerbread houses with the brood, but not got the culinary prowess? We’re with you Mama, which is why we’re planning to take our little ones along to this class at Manzil Downtown!
When: Friday, 9 December – Saturday, 10 December (10am-1pm or 3pm to 6pm)
Where: Meeting Rooms, Mezzanine Level, Manzil Downtown Dubai , Dubai
How much: AED 125
Kiddies will love getting into the festive mood with Baker & Spice’s gingerbread workshop at Town Centre Jumeirah Beach Road branch. They get to roll and cut dough, decorate their creations and take them home too. Pastry chef Aaliya and Sally from My Custard Pie blog will be on hand to help and Wilton Middle East will provide mini rolling pins for little hands to use and beautiful festive cutters. Happy baking!
When: Friday, 9 December (4-6pm)
Where: Baker & Spice Town Centre Jumeirah, Dubai
How much: AED 79 per child
Now this is a fabulous event for the whole family (we know because we loved the last one!). Meet d3 is a celebration of all things creative in the region – from art installations to pop up shops, food trucks to the opportunity to get arty yourself and all in the Dubai Design District’s gorgeous location. See you there!
When: Thursday, 8 December, Friday, 9 December & Saturday, 10 December
Where: Dubai Design District
How much: Entry is free!
Tropical Christmas Trunk Show & Sample Sale
You can’t go wrong with a sample sale during the festive season, mama! Bring the fam to an exclusive, tropical-themed Christmas Trunk Show and Sample Sale featuring a range of hand-picked brands, emerging designers and one-of-a-kind gifts taking place at The Hamptons Cafe, Jumeirah Beach Road this weekend. Time to stock up for Christmas!
When: Thursday 8 December – 9 December (9am-5pm)
Where: The Hamptons Cafe, Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai
How much: Free!