Heyoooooo, another weekend in Dubai looms and you are well within your rights to be buzzing!
It’s a festive time of year, so if you’re in the mood to feel snug, pop on a woolly and visit any of the festive markets around town, (the Souk Madinat wonderland is a personal fave) do it! Alternatively, it’s a big weekend in Abu Dhabi with the Mubadala World Tennis Championships taking place, the AsianMuay Thai Championships and as always, the Lovin Dubai Cruise on Saturday is CALLING YOUR NAME.
Ready for the weekend?
6.Hop onboard The Lovin Dubai Cruise for a brill Saturday brunch partaayyyy
For a Saturday party look no further! This is the Lotus Mega Yacht that lives in Dubai Marina and comes complete with a pool, a cinema, a BBQ a buffet, a DJ, drinks and so much more is ready for you, your family and your mates.
- Tickets at AED199 -food, soft drinks
- AED299 – regular brunch
- AED499 – VIP brunch
- Kids under 5 go free
VIP brunch? Get access to the VIP area with private jacuzzi, premium drinks and bubbles
The Cruise departs from Dubai Marina (next to Pier 7) and passes Atlantis, The Palm and reaches the Burj Al Arab.
Dates: Every Saturday from 12.30pm to 4.30pm
5. Mubadala World Tennis Championship
The world’s tennis stars are descending on Abu Dhabi, and it’s going to be another huge year of action on and off the court!
The Tennis Village is calling your name, with games, activities, food and bevvies and a brill holiday atmosphere.
And players like Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Daniil Medvedev, Maria Sharapova are prepped and ready to battle it out on the court.
When? Thursday 19 – 21
4. Asian MuayThai Championship
The elite of MuayThai are ready to go head-to-head to compete for gold at the Asian Muay Thai Championship.
Don’t miss the chance to catch the action up close as thousands of supporters are expected to attend this weekend.
When? December 17 – 21
Where? Flagpole Arena, Abu Dhabi Corniche
3. Girl Legion Cup for girl gamers this Friday
Calling all girl gamers, or anyone with an interest in gaming. A girl’s gamer cup is coming to Warehouse 4 in Al Quoz this Friday and with a total of AED20,000 up for grabs, you can expect the who’s who of girl gamers in the area to come through! Brought to us by the good people at Lenovo, you can expect panel discussions with the region’s top gamers, and a whole host of various tournament formats and EVERYONE is welcome!
When? December 20
2. Dubai’s newest IKEA just opened and you KNOW it’s going to be hopping this weekend
IKEA needs no introduction. The Swedish furniture giant already furnishes about half of the homes in Dubai and it’s about to probably do the other half with this awesome new store. Located at the newly opened Festival Plaza, thousands turned up for the launch today (the excitement was real) and you can probably expect similarly big numbers to hit the shop this weekend.
Where? Dubai Jebel Ali
1. Tom & Serg has a new delish menu!
So you can shop your socks off at IKEA before hitting your favourite Aussie inspired spot and be one of the first to tuck into their new seasonal menu.
It’s a total mix of newbies, with a smoothie bar and vegan donburi bowl (your health is your wealth peeps) as well as a duck sweetcorn waffle that looks so good it hurts, and plenty more.
Where? Tom&Serg – Al Quoz