This Weekend Is HUGE: Here Are 9 Epic Events You Don't Want To Miss

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Yalla weekend!

Finallllllly, the weekend is upon us and if you love a party, this IS the biggest weekend of the year.

Dubai is going green for St Patrick's Day, the season of culture is well and truly underway and both WAFI and JBR have jam-packed schedules that the whole family will love.

Running towards the weekend like...

9. Shake your shamrock at Black Tap with this epic AED17 deal

Celebrate Paddy's Day Irish style with Irish draft for AED17, and prepare to spam your 'gram with these TWO incredible dishes.

Take a moment to appreciate the loaded Reuben burger below, and another moment to appreciate that you can sink your teeth into this beauty for the very first time in the UAE this weekend.

AND that's not all. The Lucky Charms Crazy Shake will only be around for a limited time and it looks UNREAL. It comes with cupcake icing, gold chocolate coins, Lucky Charms cereal, mini marshmallows and a Lucky Charms rice crispy treat, all in one beautifully presented glass for AED69.

*Available in limited qualities from March 15 - March 17 across all UAE Black Tap locations.

Find Black Tap at Jumeirah Al Naseem, Rixos Premium Dubai JBR, Intercontinental Dubai Festival City and Yas Mall’s Cascade Dining section

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8. Show us your #GUINNESSTACHE to WIN AED2,000 daily

The competition that's everywhere right now; giving 17 winners AED2,000 between March 1 - 17.

TO ENTER simply wear your #guinnesstache and tag @lovindubai on Instagram.

Full competition info here.

Get sharing your #guinnesstache to get in the running to win AED2,000

7. The Lovin Dubai Cruise: 4 weekends to go

How good does a Saturday cruise on a mega yacht sound with all your food and drinks sorted?

Enjoy four hours aboard the Lotus Mega Yacht, complete with drinks, food, music, swimming, dancing AND a cinema room. Every Saturday, from 1pm to 5pm, depart the Dubai Marina's Pier 7 and dance the afternoon away in style on board the world's largest commercial yacht.

When? Every Saturday

Tickets start from AED199

Click here for everything you need to know

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6. Pure Irish craic across the city throughout the weekend

Concerts, brunches, rugby... this weekend Dubai will go ALL OUT for St. Patricks Day, the Irish national holiday that's celebrated world over with parades, concerts and parties.

McGettigan's Irish pubs, a home away from home for the Irish in Dubai has a huge line-up for the biggest weekend of the year. Get the full schedule of parties here.

5. Amazing! Hothouse Flowers are coming to Dubai Opera for St. Patricks Day

The Irish band behind the absolute tune, ‘I Can See Clearly Now’ and more are going to be rocking out at the iconic Downtown venue for the Irish national holiday this Sunday.

Expect a brilliant atmosphere and a packed theatre on March 17; tickets available here. Use promocode: HHFNIGHT to get a ticket and a drink for just AED195.

4. Enjoy the fun at #WOWJBR for one last time

JBR has had an incredible season of activities each and every weekend, and the season is closing with one final party.

Expect live music, food, and loads of activities at the beach front destination - more info about JBR here

3. Chill beer-garden brunch at UBK

This brunch is so chill, it's nearly horizontal. If you like the beer garden vibes where drinks flow and a DJ provides the tunes, mark UBK down as a Friday brunch to hit.

The Urban brunch at UBK is all-inclusive with live music, games, an epic live BBQ
station and fun vibes - your Friday sorted. More info here

When? Fridays, 1pm - 4pm

Where? UBK, Cluster A

2. Celebrate LIFE at a huge Nikki Beach bash

For the ultimate boujee party experience, get glam and make your way to Nikki Beach this Saturday.

Featuring world-class entertainment that Nikki Beach is famous for, expect electrifying musical acts, such as Barbara Tucker, the “Queen of House.”

If lounging at a stunning beach club is your idea of the perfect Saturday - do not miss this.

When? Saturday, March 16

Info here

1. Check out a very cool science factory at WAFI

Making a visit to the mall is so much more fun. WAFI has set-up 40 fun and interactive features throughout the mall, where you can experience everything from an actual earthquake, to learning about animation and the human body.

The WAFI Science Factory is running from 26 February till mid-April and the best part?

Entry is FREE

Written By

Casey Fitzgerald

Outside of writing for Lovin Dubai, you'll find Casey inhaling hummus, making a constant stream of terrible puns and running around in circles.