Looking for something new to do this weekend?
Grab the nearest pen, pencil, or crayon, mamas: here come the dates for your diary!
Searching for that inner peace (and outer strength) you know you have, but just can’t seem to find? Well, we’ve got just the thing for you, mamas: XYoga Dubai is hosting their first ever Yoga Festival! Open to anyone and everyone, the festival is packed to the brim with yoga sessions, workshops and talks for all ages and abilities. You can even round up that whole-body-workout with live music and a shop!
When: Friday, 19 to Saturday, 20 February. Various sessions from 7am to 7pm
Where: Burj Park, Downtown Dubai, UAE
How much: Free! Call +971 4 3460003 for more details
There’s a big focus on wellness this weekend, and we are in full support! Start your Saturday morning (yup, 7am call-time) with The Conscious Walk! Sure to give you that much-needed ‘me-time’, and a boost of productivity, whilst teaching you about a dynamic meditation technique. We haven’t (yet!) tried it ourselves, but they say these walks reduce worry and increase concentration – sounds mama approved to us!
When: Saturday, 20 February, at 7am
Where: Jumeirah Kite Surfing Beach, Al Manara Road, Dubai, UAE
How much: Free! Call +050 8500265 for more details
Last chance to catch the action where some of the world’s top athletes are competing! With the women’s week falling on half term for many of the schools in the UAE, all sorts of crazy fun activities for the littles are taking place (on and off the court). With kiddo tennis workshops, photo and autograph opportunities, a menu by The Irish Village and bouncy castles, this is one for the whole clan!
When: Till Saturday, 20 February
Where: Aviation Club Tennis Centre, Dubai, UAE
Price: Dependant on game and seating area, call +971 4 4172415 for more details
Just the entertainment to take you away from that TV! Known as the city’s greatest theatre festival, Short+Sweet is back in Dubai. Originating in Australia, this company brings actors, writers, directors and independent theatre companies to present (over 80!) 10-minute plays. With comedy, drama, romance and thrillers – all in just 10 minute slots – you can be sure to be kept entertained!
When: Till Friday, 11 March
Where: The Junction, Al Serkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, UAE
How much: Individual shows: AED 100, Season pass: AED 300 – book now!
Shop your way through Saturday at Designer’s Pop Up Market! Set along the outdoor terrace of Mezza House, this bazaar offers homeware, clothing, jewellery, skincare products and more… Over 20 passionate designers will be showcasing their products, whilst Mezza House serves breakfast for the whole fam. With a morning earl grey to sip on and local products to sort through (read: buy), we’re definitely in!
When: Saturday, 20 February, from 9:30am to 1:30pm
Where: Mezza House, Downtown Dubai, UAE (free parking in the basement!)
How much: Free event! Mezza House Breakfast from AED 69
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