A few of our favourite things to do in & around Dubai this week
Happy 2017, mama! Let’s kick off the new year with our favourite family-friendly activities – from a Night Market at Al Mamzar Beach Park to a Mindful Parenting Seminar at DUCTAC Theatre and Alice’s Adventures at WAFI Mall, here’s to another incredible year ahead!
You know 2017 is going to be fun when Nightmarket UAE opens its first season this month. Discover and experience the fun & festive atmosphere everyday – from Saturday movie night under the stars, fitness Pavilion Mix gender Free Workout, to kids play zone with a variety of educational & entertaining games, there’s something for everyone! Don’t miss out all the noms, music and entertainment attractions in a jam-packed Market place for the whole family. For mamas only, there’s a ‘Ladies Only Day Out’ every Monday and Wednesday (you know you deserve it).
When: Thursday, 5 January – Saturday, 18 February (opens daily at 3-11pm)
Where: Al Mamzar Beach Park
How much: Free entry
Head over to this free event to gain some insights on new parenting strategies to start the new year right. During this session, Jo Jewell, founder of Mindful Parenting UAE, will explain what Mindful Parenting is, how it can transform your parenting and give you practical skills you can take away and use immediately. You will also get the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the workshops and private sessions she offers both in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Save your spot at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When: Thursday, 5 January (9-10am)
Where: DUCTAC Theatre, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai
How much: Free!
There’s no such thing as too many fireworks and that’s why we’re thrilled to know that the daily fireworks show is back at The Beach starting from Thursday, 5 January! Bring the family over for a magical evening before the weekend starts.
When: Thursday, 5 January (8:30pm)
Where: The Beach, Dubai
How much: Free!
Alice from Alice in Wonderland is coming to Wafi Mall to meet families in the UAE! Expect fun-filled activities including stage shows, roaming acts, and parades. The mall will be bustling with a range of performances including dancers, jugglers, stilt walkers, unicyclists and much more! The entertainment extravaganza will involve a spectacular performance by the distinguished children of Emirates Youth Symphony Orchestra on Friday, 13 January and Mad-Hatter’s Children’s Tea Party on Friday, 27 January.
When: Now until Saturday, 28 January
Where: Wafi Mall, Dubai
How much: Free!
Join Kindermusik for this fun beach-themed Kindermusik playdate where you’ll wiggle your toes in the sand and sing alongside the waves! This playdate is a one time event for parents, babies & toddlers on the go! After the playdate, you will receive the original Kindermusik beach ball and a music gift card, with which you can download 10 Kindermusik songs from their amazing library! This playdate is appropriate for kiddies between 0 & 2 years old. Sign up ASAP to save your spot: http://www.kmlina.com/sign.
When: Monday, 2 January (10:30-11:30am)
Where: Centre for musical arts, Dubai Gold & Diamond Park, Dubai
How much: 100 AED per parent/child pair
Have a fab week, mama!