For the kids
Fangtastic Halloween Party at My Gym
My Gym will be having its annual Fangtastic Hair-raising Halloween Party this month. Kids will love the seriously scary spooky room and slimy pot lucky dip. There will also be lots of ghoulish games and ghastly goodie bags for all the little terrors! October 25th only.
Dhs85 for members, Dhs100 for non-members. Three timeslots: 3pm-4.30pm, 4pm-5.30pm and 5pm-6.30pm. Prior booking essential. www.mygym.com/dubai
(04 394 3962).
One hour FREE play at Tiny Town when you buy a play package
For the month of October, the newest kids play centre on the block is offering one hour of free play when you buy a ten hour play package. There’s also free coffee for mums and dads every weekday morning from 10am-12pm! The kids can get involved in role play games and activities, puppet shows, storytelling, arts and crafts, movie nights and lots more. Offer available until October 31st. One hour free play with any purchase of ten hour play package. www.tinytown.ae (04 423 2578).
Smash up with Pink Pepper and Kitsch Cupcakes
In tandem with creative cupcake bakers, Kitsch Cupcakes, the SMASH UP at Pink Pepper is an invitation to parents and families to capture your kid’s special day in a professional portrait with some good old fashioned cake smashing fun thrown in! The best part: the Pink Pepper team cleans up the mess afterwards! Package starts from Dhs499 and includes a professional shoot, a giant Kitsch cupcake, a private viewing of your image slideshow and a 30cm framed image.
Level 2, Fashion Avenue, Dubai Mall. www.pinkpepperuae.com (04 434 0437).
Buy a kids bike at The Cycle Hub and receive 50% off selected accessories
On a mission to encourage people to make cycling a healthy part of their lifestyle, The Cycle Hub provide a range of quality bicycling products, organised cycle trips and activities for families in Dubai. They also serve delicious Paleo food at their in-house café and they’re currently offering 50 per cent off biking accessories when you purchase one kids bike!
Dubai Motor City Grandstand, shop B6. www.thecyclehub.com (050 552 8872).
Evenings and weekends
Friday Tapas brunch at The Oberoi Dubai
Nine7One at the newly opened Oberoi Hotel has kicked off their Friday Tapas brunch with gusto. A treat for the whole family, there’s a huge range of delicious foodie options from all over the world, plus a supervised kid’s entertainment area with a special kid’s buffet offering treats like candyfloss, waffle lollipops and lots more! All inclusive brunch packages start from Dhs270. Every Friday. 12.30pm-4pm. firstname.lastname@example.org (04 444 1444).
Become a Dubai Aquarium Member
Become a member of the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, and enjoy unlimited entry to the aquarium tunnel and zoo, plus rides on the glass bottom boat for a whole 12 months! Kids who are crazy about life under the sea will love this deal, especially as it also means family and friends get a 15 per cent discount when visiting with them too. Dhs250 (for 12 months membership). Open daily, 9.30am-11.30pm. Dubai Mall.
www.thedubaiaquarium.com (04 448 5200).
FREE kids meal at Jones the Grocer
Popular with families, the famous Australian Gourmet Grocer is offering a great meal deal for little nippers at the moment. Buy two main meals at their branch in Al Manara any day of the week (including weekends) and get one kids meal absolutely free! It’s a great spot for an early morning breakfast or brunch, very family friendly and the pastries are mouth-watering! Sheikh Zayed Road (opposite Time Square Centre).
www.jonesthegrocer.com (04 346 6886).
At a temperature of -6’C, it’s easy to forget about the still blistering autumn temperature in this fun ice lounge. Indulge in a hot chocolate and pretend you’re living in an igloo, in the heart of Dubai. Just make sure to wrap up warm as its cold in there! Dhs50 (for adults and kids over 12), Dhs30 (for kids 5-12), FREE (for kids 2-4). Open Sat-Wed, 10am-10pm, Thurs-Fri, 10am-midnight. Times Square Center, Sheikh Zayed Road, 3/4th Interchange. www.chilloutatdubai.com (800-CHILLOUT).
Without the kids
50% off full price cut and highlights at Pastels
Has there ever been a better excuse to treat yourself now that Pastels is offering 50 per cent off full price cut and highlights with Sabina and Gerly at the Jumeirah branch - and Maria who is based at the Ritz Carlton branch? We didn’t think so! Offer running until October 31st. Starting price from Dhs435. Contact Pastels Jumeirah branch (04 388 3534) or Pastels Ritz Carlton branch (04 399 5016) for details.
40% off treatments at The Spa at The Address, Dubai Marina
On Choosy Tuesdays, mums get a whopping forty per cent off all 50 minute or more treatments at The Spa at The Address, Dubai Marina. It’s the ultimate excuse to ditch the grocery shopping and drop the kids off at their favourite play centre. Afterwards you can relax and use all the lovely facilities including saunas, steam rooms and more. Email email@example.com
(04 436 7424).
10% off Punch Strength fitness class
The new workout class taking Dubai by storm, the Punch Strength team is giving Time Out Kids readers 10 per cent off all their classes in the month of October. The high octane new workout consists of boxing, strength training and heavy lifting exercises that ensure optimal weight loss. Offer running until Oct 31. Quote TOK when booking. Normal price Dhs150. Daily sessions Sun-Thurs at Sports City and 24 Fitness, Al Quoz. Enquire for timings (050 946 7298).
NEW treatment at YHI Spa
The new YHI Purifying Wrap treatment at YHI Spa aims to restore your body through its anti-cellulite and slimming properties. Using powerful products from Natura Bissé, the 30 minute full body scrub eradicates dead skin cells, so that your skin is left soft and supple. It’s followed by a 30-minute full body wrap, which helps alleviate muscle pain and creates a sense of utter relaxation. Bliss! Dhs395. Open daily 9am-10pm.
firstname.lastname@example.org (04 376 7475).