A few of our favourite things to do in Dubai this week
Looking for things to do this week, mama? There’s LOADS going on and we’ve picked our favourite family friendly events and offers, from multi sports camp open day, Alvin & the Chipmunks Live on stage, to all-you-can-eat sushi deals at Fairmont, here comes the dates for your calendar…
This summer is all about sweating off the heat in the desert city! Treat the kiddies to a sports summer camp before the school starts. And guess what – you can get a free trial of the action packed camp with a variety of sports (volleyball, hockey…you name it!) taught by qualified professionals on the ISM Sports Open Day! Don’t miss out their football and tennis specialist sports camps that focuses on tactical aspects of the game if your littles are in for some technical trainings!
When: Tuesday, 9 August and Thursday, 11 August
Where: ISM Sports, 147 Marina Terrace, Dubai Marina
How much: Free!
There’s always an excuse for sushi, right mamas? If you’re wondering what’s for dinner this week, we have the answer: all-you-can-eat Sushi at Café Sushi, Fairmont Dubai is the perfect choice to cool down this summer heat! Make sure you grab as many Maki Sushi as you can on their revolving sushi belt and make a tower with the sushi plates! There’s no limits to how much sushi we could take!
When: Until Wednesday, 31 August (4pm-7pm, Sunday-Thursday)
Where: Fairmont Dubai
How much: 120 AED
Are you ready for some family fun, mama? Alvin & the Chipmunks Live on Stage are coming to Dubai this summer! The interactive show will be a one-of-a-kind performance where kiddies’ favourite Chipmunks will take over the stage for 25 minutes of music and laughter. Perfect for a family outing, this animated music group is guaranteed to keep both you and your littles delighted throughout. Don’t forget to attend the interactive workshops and fun meet and greet sessions!
When: Thursday, 4 August – Wednesday, 10 August
Where: City Centre Deira
How much: Live show and meet & greet are free for all; access to the activity zone requires a minimum spend of AED300
Not sure what to do this Thursday night? How about watching a new adaptation of Richard III at The Almeida Theatre (for free!)? The live screening of one of the most well-known Shakespearean tragedies will bring you and the fam to a theatre performance like no other, as the actors (Ralph Fiennes as Shakespeare’s most notorious villain and Vanessa Redgrave as Queen Margaret) bring the play to live on stage. An evening well-spent!
When: Thursday, 11 Aug (8:00 pm-11:00 pm)
Where: The Courtyard Building, Al Quoz 1, Dubai
How much: Free! RSVP on their website
If art galleries are your thing, then be sure to check out Lawrie Shabibi’s final exhibition of the season – ‘Unseen’. This group show features multimedia pieces by artists previously shown at the gallery. Bring the kiddies (and hubby, of course) over to appreciate some of the most influential contemporary artworks that will bring interesting conversations to the dining table!
When: Until Saturday, 10 September
Where: Lawrie Shabibi, Unit 21, Alserkal Avenue, Al-Quoz, Dubai
How much: Free!
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