6 fabulous things to do this weekend in the UAE

6 fabulous things to do this weekend in the UAE

06 Feb 2020

It's time for fun!

It's February and it's time for FUN! It's cooler weather but that isn't affecting the happenings all over town. 

Here ar SIX wicked things to do this weekend. 

1. RedFest DXB

See Stormzy, Bastille, Martin Garrix, Noah Cyrus and more play the Dubai Media City Ampitheatre over Thursday and Friday. 

Tickets start from Dhs395 per person

2. See Sharjah Light Festival 

For the 10th year, see some of Sharjah's landmarks turned into incredible pieces of art through light. This weekend, see University City Hall turned into 'Planet Sharjah'. From 6pm-12am on weekends. 

See sharjahlightfestival.ae 

3. Ripe Market is on

Head to Academy Park to shop local, with Ripe Market in Umm Suqeim. It's on Friday from 9am-7pm and Saturday from 10am-7pm, with delicious foodie outlets, a dedicated dog park, sports academy and plant souq. 

See ripeme.com

4. Go to Emirates Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

This festival brings together more than 130 of the world’s greatest writers, thinkers and doers, and the programme for this 12th edition of the festival is more than promising. Check out some of the fabulous talks and panels and live performances this weekend! 

See emirateslitfest.com

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Tomorrow marks the first day of the 2020 #EmiratesLitFest and we can't wait to see you there! Tickets are still available so if you are not sure on what to see, go to emirateslitfest.com and have a peruse or leave us a comment if you have any questions about the sessions. Make the most of your Festival experience with discounts of up to 30% with our Freedom Friday, Super Saturday or Weekend Wonderland passes so you have more room to check out sessions. If you're hitching a ride to the Festival, @Careem is offering a 30% discount for anyone travelling to and from the InterContinental Dubai Festival City with the code ELF30. To celebrate the final day of the Festival, we're hosting a Festival Finale on 9 February - an extravaganza of music, poetry and readings in support of Dubai Cares' programmes for child refugees across the region. See you there! غداً هو اليوم الأول ل#مهرجان_الإمارات_للآداب 2020 ونحن متحمسون لرؤيتكم جميعاً. لا تزال التذاكر متاحة! زوروا: emirateslitfest.com والقوا نظرة على برنامجنا، وشاركونا آراءكم واستفساراتكم! كما يمكنكم الاستمتاع بحسم 30% على فعاليات المهرجان عند شرائكم قسائم يوم الجمعة، السبت وحتى نهاية الأسبوع. وتقدم لكم @Careem 30% على رحلاتكم من وإلى انتركونتيننتال، دبي فستيفال سيتي عند استخدامكم (ELF30). ترقبوا الحفل الختامي للمهرجان الموافق التاسع من فبراير- والذي سيشمل فقرات موسيقية وقراءات شعرية رائعة في إطار الجهود الرامية لدعم برامج “دبي العطاء” للأطفال اللاجئين في جميع أنحاء المنطقة. نحن في انتظاركم!

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5. Bjorn Again at Dubai Opera

Are you a dancing queen? Take a chance on the world’s most popular ABBA tribute show at Dubai Opera – Bjorn Again. Listen to everlasting songs such as Money Money, Mamma Mia and Dancing Queen.

See dubaiopera.com

6. Try a new restaurant 

Head to Olival, a rustic and earthy vibrant eatery is nestled in the lush green gardens of Habtoor Grand Resort and offers the best in full-rich flavours of delicious Mediterranean cuisines as served in traditional Mediterranean Tavernas.

Taste the gorgeous menu enriched with a variety of Mediterranean dishes from assorted fresh Crudo’s, to traditional Greek salads, mixed grilled seafood platters and more. 

See habtoorgranddining.com

6 fabulous things to do this weekend in the UAE