13 awesome things to do this week in the UAE
"As the new school term and month kick off this week, Dubai's vibrancy heats up alongside the weather. From special celebrations to culinary delights, entertainment extravaganzas to laughter-inducing shows, we've curated the ultimate guide to your week ahead. Get ready to explore the city's finest offerings, all in one place."
"Here's your go-to list of where to be, what to see, and which dining deals to savor during this exciting week."
"Celebrate Emirati Women Day with Citywide Delights"
"Marking the occasion of Emirati Women's Day on Monday, August 28, Dubai's venues are joining the festivities with an array of exclusive offers. From indulgent afternoon teas to rejuvenating spa experiences and delightful free desserts, we've compiled a selection of the best deals in honor of Emirati Women's Day."
"Dine and Delight at the Newly Licensed Din Tai Fung"
"Embark on a culinary journey at the newly licensed venue of the international Taiwanese chain, Din Tai Fung. Renowned for its delectable dumplings, boa buns, and savory soups, this popular dining spot on Bluewaters Island now offers the perfect pairing of grape or hops with your meal. Open from Monday to Sunday, immerse yourself in a gastronomic experience like no other."
"Date Night Thrills at Boom Battle Bar"
"Inject excitement into your date night at Boom Battle Bar, where competitive fun takes center stage. Engage in a riveting game of hops pong, while enjoying the ambiance of this over 21's venue. Experience 45 minutes of thrilling hops pong action, coupled with a choice of four pints or a bottle of Italian sparkling. An evening to remember awaits."
"Indulge in Sushi Delights and Grape at Attiko"
"Elevate your dining experience with breathtaking panoramic views and delectable sushi at rooftop lounge Attiko. Immerse yourself in an evening of culinary bliss, featuring a sumptuous sushi platter and a bottle of grape. Available from Monday to Thursday, this dining package promises an unforgettable evening against a backdrop of Dubai's skyline."
"Score Big Savings with the noon Sale"
"Unlock a world of savings with the ongoing noon sale, offering discounts of up to 70 percent on an array of items. From back-to-school essentials to a wide selection of products, this limited-time sale offers unbeatable bargains. Don't miss out on the chance to shop and save, as the sale runs until the end of the month."
"Embark on a Comedy Journey with Bill Burr"
"Step into the world of laughter with American comedian Bill Burr's performance at Abu Dhabi's Etihad Arena on Friday. Known for his Netflix special 'Bill Burr: Live At Red Rocks,' this talented comedian brings his unique brand of humor to the stage. Prepare for an evening of uproarious entertainment that promises barrels of laughter."
"Groove to the Rhythms of Lea Heart at McGettigan's JLT"
"Immerse yourself in the melodious world of Irish pop singer Lea Heart as she takes center stage at McGettigan's JLT. Known for her chart-topping hit 'Older,' Lea Heart's performance promises an evening of musical enchantment. Accompanied by indie-pop band Lavengro, this Friday night promises an unforgettable musical journey."
"Embark on a Cinematic Journey at Cinema Akil"
"Explore the captivating Summer of Classics film festival at Cinema Akil, curated by dedicated cinephiles. Immerse yourself in a selection of films from around the world, offering diverse perspectives and captivating narratives. From Hairspray to Thelma and Louise, this cinematic journey promises an enthralling escape."
"Savor Japanese Culinary Delights at Around The Block/TŌRI"
"Embark on a culinary adventure that traverses continents at Around The Block/TŌRI. Indulge in the finest offerings, with Around the Block offering a diverse daytime menu and TŌRI transforming into a Japanese eatery in the evening. Discover a dual concept that seamlessly blends flavors and experiences."
"Laugh Along with Joanne McNally's Comedy Show"
"Prepare for a side-splitting evening of comedy with Irish comedian Joanne McNally's performance at The Agenda. Secure your tickets to witness her uproarious wit in action, as she takes the stage for a one-night-only engagement. Don't miss the chance to be part of an unforgettable comedy experience."
"Immerse Yourself in the Sounds of Afrobeats Star Davido"
"Afrobeats star Davido is bringing his Timeless Tour to Dubai's Coca-Cola Arena this month. With music videos streamed over two billion times, Davido was featured to lead the 2022 World Cup soundtrack. Get ready to enjoy the sounds and culture of Africa."
"Pick up Free Academic Books (if You're a Student)"
"Are you a student returning to school, college, or university? You can pick up four free books in Dubai this week. That's because BookHero is running a giveaway for students on their academic books from now until Monday, September 4. All you need to do is head to the branch in Oasis Mall on Sheikh Zayed Road between 10 am and 10 pm and show proof of your enrollment in education. There will be between 700 and 800 titles to choose from on a range of subjects, so you can pick them based on your area of study."
"Get Unlimited Popcorn while You Watch a Film with the Kids"
"Planning a cinema trip this week? Those visiting Roxy Cinemas in Dubai Hills Mall, City Walk, The Beach, Al Khawaneej Walk, and Boxpark to see one of the family-friendly films included in Roxy's Poppin' Summer promotion can dine on free-flowing popcorn until 6 pm. Each ticket purchase comes with a choice of beverage (juice or soda) and unlimited popcorn for Dhs59 per person. Films include Disney's Elemental, Lyle Lyle Crocodile, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3."