A few of our favourite things to do in Dubai this week
Looking for some family-friendly events in this Ramadan, mama? From Klug Toys Eid meet & greet, to Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament and (free!) water slides, here are some of our favourites for this week…
The UAE-based toy brand Klug Educational Toys & Play is hosting a meet & greet with Mr Eid, a Meccano Robot, who is thrilled to celebrate Eid with your littles! In his national outfit, Mr Eid will be giving out (fun and creative) presents to anyone from 0-99 years old (we make sure you don’t feel left out, mama!). There’s no better way to start Eid with blessings and free toys!
When: Wednesday, 6 July – Friday, 8 July, 10am-11pm
Where: Klug Educational Toys & Play, The Village Mall, Shop 18 (behind flower shop), G/F, Jumeriah Beach Rd
How much: Free!
Meet every kiddo’s best friend, Modhesh! The region’s largest edutainment destination is back with a whole host of new and exciting attractions, including a tubby ride, a 5D motion-theatre, trampoline areas, and more! Get ready for this innovative fun for your littles (and the inner child inside you!) to make friends and hone their talents, all within a friendly, social and child-safe environment. The best bit? It’s all indoors!
When: Monday, 27 June – Wednesday, 27 August (Saturday – Wednesday 10pm – Mid-night; Thursday – Friday: 10pm – 1am)
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre (Halls 1 – 8)
How much: TBA
Wondering what Iftaar and Suhour options are available around town? Spoil yourself at The Majlis, featuring the finest traditional Arabian cuisine and hospitality in a lavish Arabesque setting. Whether you are looking for a family-friendly dining experience or a romantic dinner date with your hubby, The Majlis’ award-winning catering team will get you sorted in Ramadan style!
When: Monday, 6 June – Thursday, 7 July, Iftar 7pm-9pm, Suhoor 9pm-3am (Weekends end at 4am)
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai
How much: Iftar buffet – AED 140; Suhour – à la carte menu
Grab some snacks, wear your favorite sportswear, and get ready for some fun sports events with the fam! The Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament is back in the Holy month of Ramadan, hosting a couple of exciting sports. You will enter stadiums that never cease to fill and the corridors brim with various sport events, excitement, and adrenaline! From paddle tennis and archery to volleyball and running, there are PLENTY of tournaments for you and your littles to attend. We all know developing the mind and body are integral parts of Ramadan and nothing can teach your kids about self development more than a series of sports tournaments.
When: Monday, 6 June – Monday, 27 June
Where: Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex
Can’t deal with the summer heat? What about cooling off at the Wild Wadi Waterpark where you can find TONS of water slides and family tube rides? Better still, you can enjoy the all-you-can-play fun for FREE! All you need to do is donate three items of (any!) clothing and you will get a voucher for entry to the magical water world! All donations go to support Beit Al Khair Society, a non-profit organisation that provides assistance to underprivileged families in the region. What’s better than a splashy family day for a good cause?
When: Every Monday throughout Ramadan until 4 July, 3-7pm
Where: Umm Suqeim, Dubai
How much: Free!
Have a great week, mama!
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