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10 Activities in Dubai You Need To Try this Weekend

Already making plans for the weekend? It’s never too early! From Taste of Dubai, one of Dubai’s biggest food festivals, to free fitness for ladies at Gold’s Gym, here are the 10 super fun activities to try in Dubai this weekend!

1. Mega Yacht Night Brunch

Remember the mega yacht brunch that launched in Dubai a few weeks ago? Well this weekend, they’re taking things up a notch. Party people, get ready for a glow-in-the-dark mega yacht brunch this Friday! There will be unlimited drinks, multiple dance floors, live cooking, a swimming pool, a jacuzzi and a cinema!

Price: From AED 395
When: Friday 9th March, from 7pm to 11pm
Where: Pier 7, Dubai Marina

2. Miami Vibes

Foodies in Dubai – ready to try some authentic Miami street food? Miami Vibes is back in Dubai this year (as part of the Dubai Food Festival) and we couldn’t be more excited! From local burgers to ice cream trucks, head there to get a taste of Miami food and culture.

Price: Free entry
When: All weekend, from 12pm to 1am
Where: City Walk Dubai

3. Underwater Yoga

Underwater yoga is back at the Dubai Aquarium this weekend, and this time the class will focus on invigorating the sense of smell. During the vinyasa yoga session, fragrant scents will be used to achieve a deeper state of relaxation.

Price: AED 125
When: Saturday 10th March, from 8am to 9am
Where: Dubai Aquarium, at The Dubai Mall

4. Taste of Dubai

Yaaay! The annual Taste of Dubai festival is back this year and trust us, you don’t want to miss this. There will be delicious food, live music, cooking shows, workshops, film screenings, competitions, a play area for the kids and so much more!

Price: From AED 80 (advance booking), further discounts for Emirates NBD card holders
When: Thursday 8th March to Saturday 10th March, all day
Where: Dubai Media City Amphitheatre

5. The Florida Project

Calling all movie buffs! If you missed this film at DIFF, here’s your chance to catch it once again! This Saturday, Cinema Akil will be screening the critically acclaimed film The Florida Project. Having won 57 awards and nominated for 108 (including one Oscar nomination), you know it’s going to be good.

Price: Free
When: Saturday 10th March, from 7pm to 9pm
Where: Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue

6. Gold’s Gym Open Day

Ladies, looking for a new gym to join? Make your way to Gold’s Gym this Thursday for a free open day! In celebration of International Women’s Day, the gym will also be launching a brand new body weight fitness class for women. Sign up with your girl friends to register.

Price: Free
When: Thursday 8th March, all day
Where: Gold’s Gym (all branches in UAE)

7. Volkswagen Dub Drive

Petrolheads, this one’s for you! The Volkswagen Dub Drive returns this year and it’s going to be even bigger and better! Head to Dubai Autodrome this Friday as over 250 cars come together for a fun day of track racing, checking out modified cars, food, entertainment. Own a Volkswagen? Register online to join the drive convoy through the city!

Price: Free, register on
When: Friday 9th March, from 1pm
Where: Dubai Autodrome, Motor City

8. ANTS in Dubai

Love EDM? Soho Garden is where you need to be this weekend, as they bring in the famous Ibiza party ANTS! With an epic line-up, including Andrea Olivia and Art Department, get ready to rave all night long.

Price: Free entry
When: Friday 9th March, from 1pm
Where: Soho Garden Dubai, at Meydan

9. Beach Yoga (and SUP)

Ready for some fun in the sun? Wake up early(ish) on Saturday morning and make your way to the beach for a free Vinyasa yoga session at the beach! And if you’re up for a water adventure after, you can join in on the SUP (stand-up paddleboarding) session.

Price: Free, AED 80 for SUP
When: Saturday 10th March, from 10am
Where: SUP Corner, Jumeirah Beach

10. Laughter Factory

As always, the Laughter Factory has another brilliant line up sorted for this weekend’s show. Don’t miss Eleanor Tiernan, Marlon Davis and Michael Fabbri perform their sets live at Movenpick on Friday evening.

Price: AED 150
When: Friday 9th March, from 9pm to 11pm
Where: Movenpick Hotel, JBR

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