5 Awesome Things To Do This Weekend

The weekend is nearly upon us and there are some amazing events going on across Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Here’s our pick of the best!

Try Dubai 2017

Where: Barasti

When: February 10, 11am-5pm

Whether you’ve just moved to Dubai or have been here a while it’s always good to find new fun activities and make new friends in the process. And there’s no better way to do just that than by joining a club. Head along to Barasti for ‘Try Dubai’ where you’ll discover the city’s most popular clubs and groups, from yoga get-togethers, sports groups, and comedy troupes. This is the place to learn more about the coolest teams in town and find out how to join them. Make sure to make the most of the buzzing location and grab a bite to eat in Barasti’s yummy restaurant after you’ve had a mooch around!

The Beach Free Yoga

Where: JBR

When: February 10-11, 7am & 8am

There’s nothing better than starting your day with a whole load of zen. Head to The Beach JBR where you can stretch and breathe the past week away. It doesn’t matter if you’re a long-time yogi or just getting started, you can have a go. All you need is your mat, towel and water, and your best Downward Dog. The best bit? You can chill out and catch some rays on the beach for a few hours before eating a delicious Greek feast at Eat Greek Kouzina.

Dragon Boat Festival

Where: Dubai Marina

When: February 10-11, 8am-5pm

Get ready to unleash the Dragon at this thrilling watersport event! The Dragon Boat Festival is back again this weekend and this time it’s at Dubai Marina. Head over to the gorgeous waterway and watch the action come alive as teams from across the UAE and beyond compete. If standing with the crowds doesn’t appeal then how about watching the action unfold from above in Pier 7? Head to Fume, Cargo, Asia Asia, The Scene, or Atelier M where you can enjoy a scrumptious meal and incredible view without the hustle and bustle of the hoards of people.

Kids Movie At Dubai Marina Mall

Where: Dubai Marina Mall Promenade

When: February 10-11, 5.30pm & 8pm

Every Friday and Saturday until April the lovely people at Dubai Marina Mall are putting on two kids’ movies a day free of charge. So, why not grab your jumpers and head down to Dubai Marina Mall Promenade for a movie experience under the stars? This Friday it’s Annie at 5.30pm and The Jungle Book at 8pm. On Saturday it’s Air Buddies at 5.30pm and Cars 2 at 8pm. You could even make an afternoon out of it with a One Hour Dhow Cruise Trip aboard Captain Jack’s before grabbing a bite to eat at Carluccio’s, followed by an ice cream sundae from Gelato Divino to enjoy whilst watching the movie.

Red Bull Air Race 2017

Where: Abu Dhabi Corniche

When: February 10-11, 12pm-6pm

This is one event you do not want to miss! This high-flying high adrenaline competition sees the world’s best daredevil pilots race in high-performance planes 15-25 metres above the ground navigating an obstacle course at speeds of nearly 400km/h in a competition that combines speed, precision and skill. Make sure to fuel your day ahead with a slap up burger from Burger Joint New York or Cabana Beach Bar & Grill.

Remember you can use your ENTERTAINER nearby at all these events so you can really make a day out of it! Have a great weekend everyone.

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