The weather forecast predicts a sunny weekend ahead, so it's a perfect time to head out! If you are up to more than lounging by the pool, check out these events happening around the city.
Free concert at The Pointe
Egyptian singer Mohamed Hamaki will have a free concert at The Pointe. While it's mostly for Arabic music fans, it's a great opportunity to enjoy the nice weather and explore this outdoor shopping mall and it's many coffee shops, bars and restaurants. While you are there, you can head to Crescent road - one of the best places in Dubai to enjoy a spectacular sunset.
INFO: The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah; 17th of January 2020 from 07:35pm to 10:30pm; the show will start with live DJ, entertainment and kids’ activities, followed by Mohamad Hamaki live in concert and will end with fireworks
Watch a musical in Dubai Opera
Only this weekend, you can see a musical based on Lebanese author Khalil Gibran’s autobiographical love story. It's a moving performance that touches on themes of family, forbidden love, gender equality and the search for home.
INFO: Dubai Opera; tickets from Dhs295; dates: 17 January - 18 January 2020; to book visit website
Celebrate Popcorn Day
The Dubai Shopping Festival is still on, and while you grab some deals in the mall you can enjoy a bucket of popcorn. All you need to do is locate the Aloft Popcorn Cart.
INFO: City Center Deira; Sunday, January 19; 4pm to 7pm, price Dhs2
Visit an art market in Jumeirah
Arte is a pure handmade designer, art, fashion & craft market. Find up to 150 contemporary and highly original makers and designers every 1st & 3rd Friday of the month from 10am to 10pm in Mercato Mall, Jumeirah. And from there it's just a short stroll to the beach!
INFO: Mercato Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road; Friday January 17, 10am to 10pm, for more info visit website
Make new friends
Stray Dogs Center UAQ has been helping out our four paws friends since 2013. If you are able to offer a loving home you can help by adopting or fostering a dog, or just enjoy some weekend strolls with your new palls, fun guaranteed on both sides!
INFO: Adoption and foster event, Sustainable City Dubai, Al Qudra road; Saturday January 18 2pm to 5pm, for info: 050 457 0057