The weekend's best Dubai events and other things to do in Dubai this weekend, including deals at Dubai restaurants, bars, spas, cinema and more
Congratulations, you made it through the week and now it's time to relax and enjoy the many wonders Dubai has to offer, from morning until night. So whether it is parties or peaceful places you're after, we have it covered.
Love coffee? Love chocolate? You’ll love this. Revo Café at Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort is offering guests two coffees of your choice, paired with a “Chocolate Explosion” made from brownies, cookies and more. Dhs70. Daily 8am-10.30pm. Ongoing.
Meat lovers, this is for you.Choose from a buffet of salads and hot and cold appetisers to start, before moving on to an à la carte mains menu, where you can order as many grills as you like including beef, chicken and lamb. Then return to the buffet for a range of desserts. Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs350 (house beverages), Dhs420 (bubbly). Fri 12.30pm-4pm.
Ting Irie’s House Party Brunch runs every Friday from noon to 5pm, serving up small plates of signature dishes (think jerk chicken et al), all set to beats from Reggae Beach Fest’s DJs. Dhs245 (soft drinks), Dhs345 (house beverages). Fri noon-5pm.
This first of seven Jazz Garden events will see legendary British band Albie Donnelly’s Supercharge live on stage. Joining them award-winning US indie artist Catie Waters and local five-piece band Lady J & The Royal Vagabonds – formerly known as EvolveR.
Expect a dedicated hops tent, lederhosen, pretzels and a whole bunch of German hops. German band Die Kirchdorfer have been flown in all the way from Munich to create a true Bavarian vibe. There’s a buffet on opening night for Dhs195 with soft drinks. Hops are charged separately. There’s also a Saturday brunch buffet at Dhs249 for soft drinks and Dhs349 for hops or grape.
Starting with special discounted prices on the entry passes with Dhs100 per entry pass for Adults and Dhs40 for Children and rounding off with a Grand Prize which included a chance to win a Mitsubishi Montero Sport SUV. To add to the excitement, the park line-up a whole assortment of dining specials for all.
Located at Umm Al Quwain, Dreamland Aqua Park is one of the largest water parks in the region set on an amazing 250,000 sq m of land. Featuring over 30 thrilling rides, crazy slides and a lot of other wet rides and dry attractions, it can entertain 7,000 visitors per day and is the ideal place for safe leisure pursuits.
Visitors can watch out for the 1,250,000 liters of water at the gigantic wave pool which is the largest in the region. They can also slide down a 40 meter long tunnel, or take a 2-meter nose dive! There’s the ‘not to be missed’ wild rafting river with 2 gigantic body slides; Twisting Dragons or Kamikaze.
Apart from the amazing slides and rides, visitors also get a wide array of dining choices - from Asian, Continental, Indian to Arabic cuisine. There’s also the UAE’s largest pool bar that serves fine beverages and shisha.
Dreamland also features an aquatic obstacle course. Inflatable aquatic amusement structures have been set up for action-packed competitions. The park has dry attractions like amphitheatre, tennis & basketball court and a mini pet land.
For visitors who fancy an overnight stay, there's Waterside Camping. Apart from individual families, Dreamland also caters to the needs of bigger groups, with affordable tailor-made packages.
Overall, Dreamland is a spectacular getaway for families and friends all year around.