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.
INVIGORATE YOUR SENSES AT THE ATTIKO X MEMO PARIS BRUNCH
Perched up on the 31st floor of the W Hotel, Mina Seyahi, Attiko has partnered with fragrance brand Memo Paris for a special thematic brunch. Running every Saturday starting February 3, the Attiko x Memo Paris brunch will center around a new fragrance each weekend. With specially curated beverages and a dress code echoing the essence of the highlighted fragrance, the Attiko x Memo Paris brunch promises a unique gastronomical and olfactory experience.
ENJOY A PICNIC ON THE WATER
Book a glass-bottom kayak session with Crystal Clear Water Sports for an unforgettable weekend at sea. Enjoy unparalleled views of the breathtaking Dubai skyline and more from your little canoe as you snack on delicious treats. Pro tip: book a sunset trip.
BRUSH UP YOUR ARTISTIC SKILLS AT A CAKE-DECORATING WORKSHOP
Itching to try something out of the box this weekend? Join Rise Bakehouse for an exclusive ‘Mini Sweetheart Cake Decorating’ workshop on February 3 at their Al Quoz Studio. Dive into a sugary escapade, crafting unique edible art structures guided by the professional Rise Bakehouse bakers. Can’t make it this weekend? The cake experts at Rise Bakehouse are also hosting another workshop on February 10.
ESCAPE INTO THE WORLD OF LITERATURE AT THE EMIRATES LIT FEST
Explore the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature this weekend at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City. Featuring 160 events, the 2024 edition of the Emirates Lit Fest boasts a compelling lineup of speakers, including UAE astronaut Hazza AlMansoori, popular BookTok personality Curtis Sittenfeld, and Emirati artist Fatma Lootah.
TAKE A ROAD TRIP TO A DESERT CAFE
This weekend, make your way to the Sadeem Cafe‘s desert pop-up to enjoy a unique dining experience amidst the sand dunes. Single-handedly lighting up the starry desert night, the Sadeem Al Marmoom pop-up is essentially a stunning light installation where guests can indulge in various food and beverages. Whether you’re on the hunt for a romantic date night spot or an out-of-the-ordinary dining experience, Sadeem Al Marmoom is worth a visit.