What to do in Dubai this week if you are all out of ideas for fun

Dubai Minute 10th September

There is never a dull week here in Dubai. Fill up your calendars with these 12 fun things to do this week!


Sunday 10th September

20914220_1061593710609787_1146730024257731469_nCareer Day

Looking for work or considering switching careers? CareerClinics, hosted by LinkedIn at Boca DIFC, will increase your knowledge, help you take advantage of networking opportunities and with a welcome glass of something on arrival.

AED 90. 6.30pm. BOCA, Gate Village 6, DIFC. Grab your ticket at www.hopscotch.ae


20479558_528497990815452_3789614124374862485_nThe art of letting go

Move to music, draw your body movements using charcoal and generally express yourself with no judgement. This unusual workshop at Soul Art Center wants to help us free up energy so we can begin to reap the benefits of a joyful life.

AED 180. 7pm-8.30pm. Soul Art Center, The Residences 1. Book yourself a seat by calling 04 551 7440/056 757 4455.


21432987_1521682281223715_8192588710752247363_nFresh start

Start the week at Zero Gravity with a relaxing day by the pool and beach. Think chill out music, spa treatments and a healthy menu of salads and smoothies to help you detox after the weekend, paired with complimentary spa treatments and massages.

AED 150 entry, incudes AED 50 F&B voucher. Until 7pm. Zero Gravity, Skydive Dubai Drop Zone. 055 500 9111.


Monday 11th September

21314870_1244984452280337_1285720733536235509_nMummy Mondays

Dubai mums, make some time for yourself and enjoy a hearty breakfast, coffee or tea, and free Wi-Fi, while your little one plays for up to two hours in Le Petit Palais.

AED 70. 10am-1pm. Le Petit Palais, Galeries Lafayette Dubai, The Dubai Mall. 04 382 7333. 


21192029_1426228244162465_6108587413446522793_nComedy time

Lucky Voice teams up with the Dubomedy team to bring you the Comedy Game Show. What sounds like a great night out will mash improv’ comedy with classic TV game show segments, audience participation, jokes and prizes. Karaoke pods will also be available to book after the show ends.

AED 50 entry fee with complimentary beverage on arrival. 8pm. Lucky Voice at the Grand Millennium Hotel, Barsha Heights. 800 58259.


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Hungry kids? Take them to Russo’s New York Pizzeria, where when grown-ups spend AED 100, kids under 12 eat for free. Choose from a menu that covers the gluten-free, vegetarian and pescatarian with pizzas, pastas, risottos and salads.

Every Monday, 10am-12am. Branches in The Greens, Jumeirah Centre and Silicon Oasis. 800 787767.


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Prepare to be amazed at the new Cirque le Soir night. Black Tape mixes incredible music with jaw-dropping performers and an atmosphere like no other. With music from Tim Kay and DJ Stylez, this night promises nothing of the ordinary.

Free entry.  10.30pm-3am. Cirque le Soir, The Fairmont Hotel, SZR. Call 050 995 5400 or visit www.cirquelesoirdubai.com


Tuesday 12th September

ladies night stock imageGo girls

Gather up your girl squad and head to the new Lock, Stock and Barrel in JBR. Three free beverages is the perfect place to celebrate surviving halfway through the week.

Free entry. 6pm-1am. Lock, Stock & Barrel – Rixos Premium Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Residences. www.lsbdubai.com



Cash back

Spend AED 500 on sportswear at Stadium and you’ll get AED 150 to redeem instantly. Perfect if you’re plotting a new gym wardrobe for that post-summer fitness kick. Find the offer at Stadium stores in Dubai Mall, Dubai Festival City, BurJuman, City Centre Deira and Mushrif Mall.

Ends 12th September. Participating stores only.


Wednesday 13th September

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Put your chef’s hat on for an exclusive Spanish-themed cooking class at Table 9. Learn to whip up Continental classics such as gazpacho, paella and crema catalana with Chef Esteban Gomez, who will help you become an un experto in the kitchen.

AED 250 per person for a three-course meal, AED 200 per person for groups of five and above. 4pm-9pm. Hilton Dubai Creek, Baniyas Road. 04 227 1111. 


10487246_10152490870944765_4761264137803132061_nHappy anniversary

Trader Vic’s will be taking its diners back to 2004 with its 13th anniversary celebrations. Guests will be treated to 13 days of fun-filled celebrations, starting on 13th September. Find throwback prices traditional live music, lucky draws and special giveaways at the newly-refurbished restaurant in Madinat Jumeirah

Free entry. 12pm to 1.30am. Trader Vic’s, Souk Madinat Jumeirah. 04 366 5646.


Thursday 14th September

12 Angry Men - 4Classic theatre

Join the community theatre scene and check out Reginald Rose’s 1950s classic 12 Angry Men, staged at The Junction in Alserkal Avenue. It follows the plot of a teenage boy on trial for the alleged murder of his father. His fate lies in the hands of 12 men in a jury room – compelled to provide the judge with a unanimous verdict.

AED 100. 7.30pm. The Junction, Alserkal Avenue. Book your tickets www.platinumlist.net

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