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5 Things To Do This Weekend: Family Seafood Market Brunch, Mary Poppins, Rise at Dubai Creek Harbour and more!

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A few of our favourite things to do this weekend

Here are some of our favourite picks for the first weekend of February – have a GREAT one, mama!

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Seafood Market Brunch

Calling all seafood lovers! Don’t miss out the one-off Seafood Market at Raffles Dubai this Friday, with live seafood cooking stations, music and kids entertainment, all taking place in the greenery of Raffles Garden alongside the hotel’s renowned family-friendly brunch. Expect fun activities for the little ones, including a bouncy castle, face-painting, arts and crafts, mini-golf and balloon animals. Or they can join the Raffles chefs for a creative day in the kitchen, baking pizzas and decorating cookies (yum!).

When: Friday, 3 February (1pm-4:30pm)
Where: Raffles Dubai
How much: Free entry to the Seafood Market, The Garden Brunch is priced at AED 235 including soft beverages, or AED 385 for house beverages and all Raffles Brunch guests enjoy unlimited access to the food and beverage stalls in The Garden
mary poppins

Mary Poppins

This weekend Dubers will get a chance to watch Dubai’s talented little ballet dancers from Turning Point Youth Ballet perform an enchanting rendition of Mary Poppins. In this ballet production, little Jane and Michael go on an adventure with Mary Poppins where they dance on rooftops, fly kites, discover penguins serving lunch and meet a bird woman with all her birds. The show is perfect for the whole family. Head over to DUCTAC to meet the characters after the show for some fun selfies!

When: Friday, 3 February & Saturday, 4 February
Where: Centrepoint Theatre – Dubai Community Theatre & Arts Centre, Dubai
How much: From AED 105
redfest

Virgin Radio RedFestDXB

Dubai’s critically acclaimed music festival, RedFestDXB, is back and bigger than ever! Hip-hop sensation Sean Paul will headline the first day and day two will be headlined by none other than former Disney superstar, Demi Lovato (a live performance of ‘Let It Go’… maybe?).The festival provides some of the best street food vendors across the Middle East, with plenty of eye-catching interactive installations and activations. Grab your ticket before it’s gone!

When: Thursday, 2 February – Friday, 3 February
Where: Dubai Media City Amphitheatre
How much: From AED 395
face painting

Wacky Weekends

Looking for family fun-filled activities for the weekend? What if we tell you the kiddies will have a blast with colourful face painting, getting dressed up at the costume photo booth, having fun with a balloon bending clown all in one place? Wacky Weekends is running every Friday and Saturday of February (expect Friday, 10 February and Saturday, 11 February), so you will all have a go-to-playdate for all those unplanned weekends. Mamas and papas can relax in the comfy bean bag lounge, or at one of the cafe’s that surround the entertainment space.

When: Friday, 3 February & Saturday, 4 February (2pm-5pm)
Where: Amphitheatre of the Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai
How much: Free entry!
rise dch

Rise at Dubai Creek Harbour

If you haven’t heard of Rise DCH, this weekend is the perfect time to visit this brand new outdoor entertainment spot! Over the next three months, this location will bring The Future of Living to you and feature the rising trends in music, design, retail, tech and food every weekend – from freshly ground sounds from littleBits, adventure at the gastronomic desserts and underwater theme park for the little ones, to Star Wars 2 & 3 screening by Reel Cinemas, this weekend will sure be a fun one!

When: Friday, 3 February & Saturday, 4 February
Where: Rise Dubai Creek Harbour
How much: Free!

Have a fab one, mama!

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