Tired of googling “Things to do in Dubai” every weekend only to mindlessly scroll through overwhelming options before surrendering to your faithful bed and Netflix? We’ve been there; matching the pace with Dubai’s ever-evolving dining scene, art exhibits, weekend brunches, and outdoor adventures can be daunting. Keen on making your weekends more exciting?
Discover Buro’s Weekend Playbook, your secret decoder, to unlock the very best Dubai has to offer.
SHOP TILL YOU DROP AT ETISALAT MOTB
On the hunt for unique, statement-making wardrobe pieces? Etisalat MOTB at Dubai Design District is the place to be. Aptly named ‘Market Outside the Box,’ the treasure trove of niche local and international brands offers an unparalleled shopping experience, delicious culinary delights, and delightful entertainment. The best part? The event is free to enter.
GET LOST IN AN ILLUSION
Blur is the line between reality and imagination at Illusion City in Bluewaters Island. A whimsical museum featuring mind-bending displays, Illusion City is the perfect place for some family-friendly fun!
SHOP LOCAL PRODUCE AT RIPE MARKET
Embark on a delightful weekend adventure at the Ripe Market, where a myriad of experiences await. Immerse yourself in the stories behind each product as you get to know the makers, unleash your creativity in a Vision Board Workshop to manifest your goals and dreams, take part in a sunset yoga session, and savor delectable meals from diverse food concepts and join the movement of supporting local businesses. At the Ripe Market, there’s something for everyone, promising a weekend filled with connection, relaxation, and the joy of indulging in unique offerings.
JANUARY RESET AT PAUS CAFE
Hit reset on your wellness routine with a meditation and art therapy session at Paus Cafe. Gather your besties or head there by yourself for a wellness workshop by Mahreen Agha on January 6 from 1 pm to 3 pm.
IMMERSE YOURSELF IN ART AT TODA
This weekend, step into the world of artistic brilliance at TODA, where an extraordinary art display awaits. Showcasing the masterpieces of iconic artists, including Van Gogh, Monet, Seurat, Klee, Munch, Cézanne, Delaunay, and Kandinsky, this immersive experience promises to transport visitors on a 360-degree journey through the defining masterpieces of an era.