5 fabulous things to do this weekend to kick-start your year

5 fabulous things to do this weekend to kick-start your year

09 Jan 2020

It might rain but the fun goes on!

The weather forecast may predict rain but we are still excited about the weekend to come. It’s perfectly fine to chill at home and sip hot chocolate watching the rain behind the window, but if you decide to head out, having good time is guaranteed with these activities!

The selfie museum has just opened 

Whether you are an aspiring influencer or just want to snap some cute pictures with your loved ones, this is a perfect destination for you.

INFO: Daytona House, Office 101, Motor City, Dubai, opened all week from 11am to 8pm, promotion: general admission Dhs55 till the end of Feb 2020; contact 55 5261188

Join The Laughter Factory’s ‘Start 2020 Completely Wrong! Tour ’ and laugh all your troubles away. Fun night out guaranteed!

The Laughter Factory, the Middle East’s longest-running comedy club, are back again to provide you with fun nights out with their hilarious stand up comedians. This month sees Stephen Grant, Matt Reed and Peter White from Thursday January 9 to Friday January 17, 2020.

INFO: Thursday, January 9, 9pm – Movenpick JBR, Dubai, Friday, January 10, 9pm – Studio One Hotel, Dubai; (050) 878 6728, thelaughterfactory.comTickets are priced at Dhs160.

Give Veganuary a try in one of the world’s biggest vegan restaurant!

This vegan paradise offers more than 200 vegan dishes from around the world and you will be spoilt for choice! Some of the dishes you can expect include gnocchi, vegan ‘meatball’ pasta, and vegan fried ‘chicken’, along with a host of desserts.

INFO: City Walk 1, Al Safa & Al Wasl Road Intersection, Al Safa, Dubai; open throughout the week 10am to 12am; for more info contact: 04 880 7454

The Golden Globe winning 1917 movie is coming to the cinemas this Thursday!

Grab your popcorn and experience the unbelievable story on the big screen. What is it about: During World War I, two British soldiers receive seemingly impossible orders. In a race against time, they must cross over into enemy territory to deliver a message that could potentially save 1,600 of their fellow comrades.

INFO: Showing in cinemas now, for location and timings: Vox Cinemas; Reel Cinemas; Roxy Cinemas; Novo Cinemas

You might be a grown up but the LEGO festival is not to be missed!

It’s the biggest ever in the region and kicks off this week until Saturday March 14 in Dubai Festival City Mall. The mall’s popular IMAGINE show has been given a LEGO makeover which will be accompanied by a firework display at 8pm on January 8.

INFO: LEGO Festival Opening Time: 4pm, LEGO Imagine Show Official Launch: 8pm; until Feb 1st, 2020, for info call 800332; Festival Bay, Dubai Festival City Mall