They say the kiddos will have the time of their life at Kids Fest, and, mamas, we’re willing to put that to the test! From meeting the famous characters of the Smurfs at the Roman Amphitheatre, to watching the amazing Circus Circus shows on the Main Cultural Stage – plus crazy amazing shows going on throughout the day. With a whole area dedicated to having fun, the littles will get to enjoy a Globo bouncy castle, face painting, and much more!
When: Until Monday, 22 February
Where: Global Village, Dubai, UAE
How much: All included in the entry ticket to Global Village
Looking for an enchanting and cultural treat for the little one? This year, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is welcoming in Chinese New Year with an aquatic take on the traditional ‘Dragon Dance’! So head down to the Aquarium to watch these skilled divers performing a fantastic show! Don’t worry if you’re strapped for time, they will be performed hourly, between 2pm to 8pm!
When: Until February 20, 2016
Where: Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, Dubai, UAE
How much: Free show!
Looking for something to spread the love before V-day hits? This is just the event to merge that desire for shopping and romance, with your true love: food. Oh, and there’s plenty of food for your Mr. Right too, so he’s more than welcome to join in the fun. With a night of art, fashion, jewellery (and did we mention delicious food?), this is a true Valentine’s Day special, mamas!
When: Tuesday, 9 February, from 6pm – 9pm
Where: Tom&Serg, Al Quoz, Dubai
How much: Free entry, plus free parking
Marina Souq is back (hurray!), and the next one is coming right up this Wednesday! On the hunt for a last minute Valentine’s day gift? Or just looking to treat yourself? Set against the beautiful backdrop of Dubai, spend the day facing the ocean with a cup of coffee in hand and bags of shopping by your feet. We can’t say no to that, mamas! Plus, with the fresh air and beautiful weather, you know the little ones will love it too.
When: Wednesday, 10 February, from 9am to 8pm!
Where: Marina Souq, Dubai, UAE
How much: As much as you’re willing to spend!
Promoting a positive change in Dubai? We’re in! This wonderful three day AccessAbilities Expo is something that is definitely necessary in our busy city. Ideal for any teachers, therapists, and families who have children with learning difficulties – but also for mamas, papas and littles who want to raise their own awareness, and make sure they are supporting a diverse and inclusive environment!
When: Tuesday, 9 to Thursday, 11 February
Where: Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE
How much: Completely free – register today!
We want to keep Valentines Day this year nice and simple (whilst still keeping it fun and special)! So instead of the classic dinner and flower idea, why not suggest something a little more unique? Film night and popcorn, sounds pretty good to us! The 1953 classic, ‘Roman Holiday’ (starring our favourite icon, Audrey Hepburn!) starts at 7:30pm, and is followed by the 1957 film ‘An Affair to Remember’ at 9:30pm (don’t forget tissues…).
When: Sunday, 14 February
Where: The Courtyard Playhouse, Al Quoz Industrial 1, Street 4B, Dubai, UAE
How much: Each screening is AED 100, and includes a welcome drink and free popcorn.
Have an awesome week, mamas – you deserve it!