Dubai Flea Market: Dubai’s favourite second-hand market is back, although this time it’s being held indoors at Stargate in Za’abeel Park. Expect bargains and crowds in equal measure.
Dhs5 entry fee. 10am-3pm. Za’abeel Park entrance gate 4, www.dubai-fleamarket.com.
Leisurely lunch at The Ritz-Carlton: The Ritz-Carlton Dubai is serving a special lunch, featuring an antipasti bar, à la carte main courses, pasta and risotto, and plenty of desserts. Complimentary pool and beach access is available through the day.
Dhs275 (food only), Dhs140 (kids aged five to 12). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Splendido, The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, JBR (04 399 4000).
Celebrate mid-Shabaan: Shabaan is the eighth month in the lunar calendar, celebrated all over the Muslim world. In the GCC you’ll see children walking around their neighbourhood, gathering sweets and nuts in large sacks made for them by their mothers.
From 4pm ’til late.
Watch the final instalment in the Harry Potter franchise: One of the most anticipated movie releases of 2011 is finally out in theatres across the city. There’ll be a scrum at the box office this weekend, with both kids and adults lining up to see the bespectacled teen take on Voldemort.
In cinemas across Dubai.
Catch the final night of Disney’s Camp Rock: This production of the musical made famous by the Jonas Brothers combines the talents of Dubai’s amateurs and West End professionals. The two performances today are your last chance to see the show.
Dhs150. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Madinat Theatre, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, www.timeouttickets.com