The weekend is almost upon us and if you have not already made plans, here are five things to do in and around Dubai this Friday and Saturday
Brunch it Up
What’s a weekend without brunch? Live cooking stations, creative beverages, sunshine and city skyline views, all courtesy of Dubai’s trendiest open-air lounge! The Iris Friday brunch is a four-hour-affair (1pm to 5pm) that can easily turn into a whole day and evening event! Music by Paul Svenson & Memfisa, delicious food options and wholesome party fun, brunch it up with Iris!
More information: https://irisdubai.com
Get Your Selfie Mode On
Want to up your selfie game? Why not head straight to The Selfie Kingdom (TSK), Dubai’s first-ever dedicated selfie museum that is open for all you click-happy people out there! A family-friendly place, TSK is close to the Expo 2020 site and holds an ample amount of interactive space to unleash your creativity. The hub currently features fifteen pop-up rooms with vibrant and unique backdrops/props and proper lighting offering guests a highly visual and entertaining experience that are absolutely photo-worthy.
More information: https://theselfiekingdom.com/
In for some Stormzy Rap-ture?
British rapper Stormzy is in da house! We are fully aware there might be no tickets left, but one can live in hope! So if you find yourself with a ticket, then your Friday is made! For Rap’s latest poster-boy will be performing alongside Martin Garrix and Bastille at RedFest DXB. This will be his first stop on his Heavy Is the Head Tour.
More information: https://www.800tickets.com
Be the Ironman cheering squad
Get your cheer gear on and root for budding triathletes across the UAE and beyond at the IRONMAN 70.3 Dubai on Saturday, Feb, 8. Taking place next to Burj Al Arab, this race will see participants cover water, roads, and the deserts to emerge at the finish line. This half-Ironman is a qualifier for the world championships in New Zealand.
More information: www.ironman.com.
Head out for a Mangrove Walk
The Mangrove Walk at Al Jubail Island in Abu Dhabi is now one and offers you a spectacular view of 1mn Sqm area that is surrounded by mangroves t on either side of a winding boardwalk. The Qurum Walkway, open from 8am to 6.30pm, is free to visit as of now. You can either take a leisurely 2-km stroll or opt for a short 1km one. Either way, you won’t be disappointed as nature’s bounty mesmerises you with its flora and fauna.
More information: https://park.jubailisland.ae