A few of our favourite things to do this weekend
Can you believe it’s the last weekend of February? We can’t either. So let’s make the most of it with fun-filled family activities and good times!
We can’t be more excited about Marina Souq’s first Outdoor Family Market of the year! With giant colouring wall and Petting farm for kiddies, gorgeous breakfast and lunch options at Baker&Spice pop’up restaurant and a fab Dubai Independent Designers (think amazing handmade jewels, beach collection and baby goods) for the whole fam – a perfect weekend family spot to play, eat and shop!
When: Saturday, 25 February (10am-4pm)
Where: Fishing Harbor, Um Suqueim 1
How much: Free entry
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Pick up your food basket and enjoy a fun day in the sun with heaps for kids to do! Enjoy live music, the Pretty Chic Market, kids cooking classes (the best mini chef in class will win a small basket of organic vegetables!) and much more. For grown-ups, expect a new beverage menu with a refreshed selection of drinks throughout the day (happy hour at 4-6pm) and families will get the chance to try delicious food trucks, bread and pastries prepared by talented Chefs.
When: Saturday, 25 February (11am-6pm)
Where: The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina
How much: Food basket for AED250; Pool & beach access: AED200 for adults AED125 for kiddies between 4 and 12
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Calling all Beatles fans! Relive the amazing 60’s with a fun extraordinary evening with the music of the Beatles! Sing along and dance with the UK tribute band The Beatles Revolution – t’is an evening for all generations to enjoy, a celebration of the most famous band in the world. You don’t want to miss out this sensational tribute performance!
When: Thursday, 23 February – Friday, 24 February (6pm – 3am)
Where: The Music Room, Majestic Hotel
How much: AED100
Start working up an appetite for the weekend because Eat the world DXB is back at Burj Park with a crew of international food trucks and hawkers flying in direct from the UK, Singapore and the USA. These masters of street food will be serving up a range of delicious street eats including tacos, corn dogs, wood-fired pizzas, truffle fries to chocolatey churros and the mother of all burgers, the Burg Khalifa (are we the only one drooling?). Expect live music, celebrity chef demos, kids’ activities and a food-themed outdoor cinema courtesy of Reel Cinemas. Here’s to a fun, foodie family weekend!
When: Thursday, 23 February – Saturday, 25 February (Thursday 5pm-11pm, Friday and Saturday 12pm-11pm)
Where: Burj Park
How much: AED40 in advance and AED50 on the door, kiddies under 12 free
Experience what it’s like to live under the waves with a carnival dedicated to all things fishy, including aquatic-themed entertainment and education attractions. The aquarium will turn into a virtual ocean with a host of marine-inspired theatrical performances, visual displays and learning-focused workshops. Life-size models of everything from sharks to seahorses will recreate the mysterious world of the deep sea, with bubble machines and aquatic sounds adding to the watery experience. Drop by and explore the aquatic life this weekend!
When: Thursday, 23 February – Sunday, 26 February
Where: Al Meena Street, Al Khan Area, Near Sharjah Maritime Museum, Sharjah
How much: Free entry!
Have a fab weekend, mama!