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Yalla Long Weekend! Here Are 10 Awesome Things Happening This Eid Break

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Sleep-ins feel good, a home-cooked meal feels great, but there is simply nothing better than leaving work on a Thursday with FIVE days vacation to look forward too…

Especially when it’s public holidays… AMIRITE?!

Dubai is buzzing and true to form there’s LOADS happening.

Here are ten brill events to look forward to over the next seven days

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10. Pete Tong is coming to Code DXB this Saturday

The legendary DJ is in town for one night only. Head to Code DXB, (located at Soho Garden) it’s open till late and this night is the kick-off to a huge week of parties.

Code DXB is open this Saturday and then Monday through to Friday.

More info about Pete Tong at Code DXB here

9. Keep the little ones entertained with these awesome indoor activities

Bookmark this page for a rainy (read: scorching) day and thank us later. Here are the top indoor activities for kids to do in Dubai this summer, perfect for this Eid vacay.

Read: The Top 10 Places To Visit In Dubai For Kids This Summer

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Posted by CODE DXB on Tuesday, August 6, 2019

8. Hit a brand spanking new retro brunch in Internet City

Internet city has a new post-work spot, that comes with views, shisha, a pool table and great eats. What more could you want? Hi-Five is making a name as a welcoming after-work watering-hole but it’s just launched a Friday retro brunch that’s definitely worth a look.

Think retro tunes and a three-course menu served directly to your table made up of sharing starters with your choice of desserts and mains. It’s international eats so there’s something for everyone, plus the service is fantastic, so expect a glass-half-full vibe throughout the entire day.

This is a new party brunch that rolls over into an after-party happy-hour, where you get 50% off house drinks and a DJ provides the tunes bringing you late into the night. BOOM.

Where? Hi-Five, Internet City

When? Fridays 1pm – 4pm

7. Get ready for one major Eid Al Adha fireworks, laser and water show!

Get in-line people, Dubai is about to LIGHT UP and we are here for it, ‘cos there’s nothing MORE magical than fireworks and of course, Dubai is going big for the Eid holiday.

But take note, Dubai Festival City Mall is the ONLY spot hosting fireworks this year. Head down on either Sunday, August 11, or Monday, August 12 and catch either the 8pm or 10pm shows.

The show will also include an extraordinary laser, light and water show, and the best bit? It’s all free!

When? August 11 and August 12

6. Book your legendary staycation at One&Only Royal Mirage

This staycation has it all and it’s perfect for couples, families or simply if you’re riding solo and in need of some serious r&r.

Think; pure luxury, lush greenery, private beach, amazing spa, watersports and SO. MUCH. MORE where you’ll feel like royalty without the pricey sum.

Pay AED895 for your room, fantastic breakfast spread, activities including yoga, 20% off food and drinks, free family passes to Aquaventure Waterpark (minimum two night’s stay). Deal!

More info and booking here

5. A free fantasy stage show is coming to Mall of the Emirates

Only in Dubai would you find a performance of this calibre… and not pay a dirham to see it. The unique Fantasy Stage Show at Mall of the Emirates features live music, aerialists, contortionists, dancers, gymnasts and SO MUCH MORE.

When? August 12 to August 16

4. Time Square Centre has a free Lego® area for kids and they’ll LOVE it!

Times Square Centre is well-known for putting on a whole heap of complimentary activities for visitors and this Eid is no different.

There are LEGO® BUILD & PLAY Zones placed all over the mall with three different sections for children aged 4-10 to enjoy. The three different LEGO® zones include LEGO® Friends, LEGO® Ninjago and a Toys R Us Zone offering LEGO®s. Boys and girls will LOVE this!

When? You’ve got until August 17 to make the most of these complementary zones. Open daily between 12-8pm.

For more info: contact 04 341 8020

3. Book in a regal escape at DUKES THE PALM

This ‘royal hideaway’ gives you royal vibes thanks to the show-stopping lobby but it’s truly your home away from home this Eid thanks to the fab views, epic kids club and so many options for you to make the VERY MOST of your time off.

With everything from afternoon teas, delightful spa treatments, an array of rooms to choose from, BBQ Fridays, and incredible restaurants like Khyber and the all-American West 14 Steakhouse, this has everything you need for a brill staycay.

Tempted? Book NOW for awesome Eid rates

 

2. The 1975 are coming to the Coca-Cola Arena and it will be EPIC!

This British rock-pop group has taken the UK by storm, (winners of both Brit Awards in 2019 and Grammy nominees in 2017) and they’re making their way to Dubai for one night only this August.

Famous for their live shows, this promises to be an epic night at the newly-opened Coca-Cola Arena, the largest indoor entertainment venue in the city. If you’re into rock/pop, and killer stage shows, this is your jam.

When? August 14

Tickets for The 1975 here: Get them now!

1. There’s CatVideoFest at Cinema Akil is exactly as cat-obsessed (in a brilliant way) as it sounds

August 8 marked International Cat Day and Cinema Akil is putting on a movie fest feline fans will LOVE.

CatVideoFest is a compilation of top-rated cat videos from the depths of the weird-wide-web. The movie is filmed internationally with all money raised going to local shelters and cat-focused charities.

CatVideoFest will screen for the first time at Cinema Akil between August 8 – 10

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