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.
DXB to Somaal, is an art exhibition featuring 25 prominent UAE artists. This exhibition, organized by the AJALA Project, is held in partnership with the ‘Every Dirham Counts’ campaign to support the Emirates Red Crescent. The Emirates Red Crescent is aiming to raise Dh500 million to help the people in Somalia who are suffering from drought.
The exhibition will take place at The Workshop Gallery, opp. Boxpark, Jumeirah, from 20th - 23rd June, 2017. Proceeds from the sales of each painting will be donated to Emirates Red Crescent to support their charity drive for Somalia The Workshop, 23B Street - off Al Wasl Road.
Treat yourself to a mini break this Eid al-Fitr. Book a two-night stay at the new Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah, between Monday June 26 and Friday June 30 for a special rate that includes daily breakfast, lunch, yoga classes and more.
See the deeply touching Maudie as part of DIFF365 at Vox Cinemas, which tells the tale of a reclusive fishmonger who hires an arthritic housekeeper who must fight to overcome physical pain. uae.voxcinemas.com/diff-365-at-vox
Get a Physique 57 three-class pass and a free wash and blow-dry when you book in for a luxury caviar care treatment at Jetset Concept Salon this month. Until the end of Ramadan. Various locations including Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road. www.jetsetuae.com.
Head to restaurants at Dubai Festival City mall and get free kids’ meals. Participating eateries include Nando’s (pictured), where you just need to order a full-price main to bag the offer. Prices and times vary.
Calligrapher Mohammad Bozorgi has transformed Arabic text into a series of stunning paintings and silk-screen prints that flow across the canvas in kaleidoscopic patterns. Check out the artist’s latest exhibition, Dance in the Dark, at Ayyam Gallery until the end of summer.
The popular market has moved inside, to Times Square Center on Sheikh Zayed Road. Every Saturday throughout summer, fans of fresh organic produce, clothes, handicrafts and all manner of goods can shop the stalls within the confines of glorious A/C. Expect activities for kids, too. Prices vary. Ongoing throughout summer.