Family fun in Dubai

Glow in the dark golf, breakfast on the beach, summercamp and more

Wednesday 26

18-hole mini neon golf
Tire the little nippers out at Tee & Putt Mini Golf, the first 18-hole, glow-in-the dark indoor mini golf venue in Dubai. Perfect for kids, every course and hole design is unique and Tee & Putt accommodate miniature golfers of all abilities and ages.
Dhs75 per person or Dhs65 per person for groups of three or more. Ongoing. Sat-Wed 10am-10pm, Thurs-Fri 10am-12am. Wafi Mall, next to Wafi Gourmet, First level. (04 357 3290).

Thursday 27

Fun times at Fun City
Make a date with the brood at Fun City. Kids aged one to 12 can enjoy a wide variety of activities dedicated to development through imaginative play.
Dhs30 for Fun N’ Learn all day, Dhs40 for Play Zone all day. Ongoing. Weekdays 10am-10pm, weekends 10am-12am. Oasis Centre (04 339 7782), Arabian Centre (04 284 5679), Reef Mall (04 222 2405), Ibn Battuta (04 366 9819), Mercato (04 349 9976), Lamcy Plaza (04 335 2700), Century Mall (04 239 8634).

Friday 28

Breakfast on the beach
Enjoy a range of breakfasts, each cooked to order and served with your choice of piping hot coffee or tea and a freshly squeezed orange juice for the kids at Seagrill on 25° Restaurant and Lounge at Fairmont The Palm.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Fri and Sat, 8.30am-11.30am. (04 457 3457).

Meet The Smurfs
The lovable Smurfs are holding a fun meet and greet for all their fans at Playnation in Mirdif City Centre.
Free. 5pm-8pm. Daily until July 7. Playnation at Mirdif City Centre.

Saturday 29

Ripe Kids Market
The market transforms into a tiny tot wonderland with a range of activities to keep everyone happy. The kids can indulge in sand art, face painting and games with Operation Smile, while parents sip on fresh coffee and wander around the stalls.
Free. 9am-1pm. The Courtyard at Al Quoz (04 380 7602).

Sunday 30

Kids fashion workshop
Esmod, the French Fashion Institute, is holding a five-day fashion workshop for kids, starting today. They can take part in a mini fashion show at the end of the week to show off to mums and dads.
Dhs1,300. Supplies included. 9am-5pm, running June 30-July 5. (04 429 1228).

Monday 1

Kensington Nursery Summer Camp
The summer camp at Kensington Nursery offers an exciting mix of activities that will make every day an adventure for little tykes. Running until August 22. 7.30am-6pm with full or half-day options with a meal programme.
Daily camp from Dhs175, weekly camp from Dhs850. Silicon Oasis and Umm Sequim. See

Strawberry Shortcake appearance
Miss Shortcake will perform a fun, interactive show.
Free. Running from July 1-7. Deira City Centre. Visit for timings.

Tuesday 2

Thrills and spills at XD Dark Ride
XD Dark Ride is a new interactive gaming experience for kids and adults. The 7D adventure comes equipped with 3D movie graphics and 4D effects such as motion.
Dhs20 per movie gaming experience. (04 341 4444).

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