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.
A DELICIOUS TRIP TO ITALY
Satisfy your Italian cravings at The Nice Guy. The Goodfellas-inspired space, originally from Los Angeles, is known to be a celebrity favorite and home to some of the most delicious Italian-American food that will leave you wanting more. The decadent space makes the perfect spot for a lavish weekend meal. Bon appétite!
BUCKLE UP FOR A BUBBLY ADVENTURE
This Saturday, make your way to Expo City for an exciting race through bubbles. Get ready for a frothy escapade at the Bubble Run UAE with non-competitive 4km or 8km routes, surrounded by bubbles as you strut, sprint, or shimmy your way through the course. It’s not just a run; it’s a bubblicious adventure! Cap off the day with an epic after-party featuring even more bubbles and a plethora of kids’ activities.
MOVIE NIGHT AMIDST THE DESERT DUNES
We’ve all been to open-air cinemas, but have you ever experienced a movie night under the desert sky? Well, you can now, courtesy of the Al Marmoom Film at the Desert Festival. Running until January 21, the festival will screen 70 movies and host 30 workshops, ten panel discussions, and four art galleries. Visitors can also indulge in culinary delights amid the dunes and enjoy a night of family-friendly fun.
FEAST ON THE NEW SUNDAY ROAST AT THE GUILD
Dubai’s favorite DIFC hotspot, The Guild, just launched a Sunday roast, and it is one you do not want to miss out on. Indulge in carefully selected cuts, wood-oven roast potatoes, and delectable sides from 12 pm to 4 pm. Dive into a lavish selection, from roasted USDA beef striploin to Lemon thyme marinated corn-fed chicken; all served with organic veggies and expertly paired beverages. Top it off with sweet treats like Sticky Toffee Pudding, accompanied by a live acoustic duo, for the perfect Sunday experience.
A MESMERIZING CIRCUS SHOW
Hat Entertainment, in collaboration with Cirque Du Liban, unveils its latest masterpiece, Pluma, at Festival Bay, Dubai Festival City Mall. Get ready to be captivated by a breathtaking spectacle that defies gravity as you witness awe-inspiring aerial feats from top-notch trapeze artists. Brace yourself for a thrilling journey led by fearless international performers as they showcase daring stunts that will keep you on the edge of your seat.