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10 amazing things to do this weekend in the UAE

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08:00 August 10, 2017
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Free stuff, movies, food, shopping and loads of fun; what are your weekend plans?

Before doing anything else, see what's happening at the grand finale sale of Dubai Summer Surprises.

Free Nutella Mosas

Home grown food truck, My Mosa, which is located at Hangry Hangar for the summer is offering the first 100 customers over this weekend free Nutella Mosa (mosas stuffed with Nutella served with vanilla ice-cream and salted caramel drizzle). Only for orders over Dh50, so get there with an empty stomach.

Location Hangry Hangar, Al Quoz Cost A la carte Details @lovemymosa on Instagram

Your pocket-friendly Eid Al Adha family trip

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Shopping deals at DWTC

Head to Dubai World Trade Centre for a complete weekend entertainment, dining and shopping experience with the family. Modhesh World and Truckers DXB are the main events there, but now you can also get a cool shopping experience at Summer Bazaar in Hall 7.

The Bazaar features a wide selection of merchandise, ranging from international handicrafts, apparel, beauty products, perfumes and oud, home appliances, toys and baby items, accessories featuring local and international foods.

Location Hall 7, Dubai World Trade Centre Cost Free entry Dates July 6 to September 4

Free fitness classes at Mall of the Emirates

The exclusive daily classes, will be conducted before store opening hours (8.30am) and have been carefully curated with fitness professionals from FlyWheel Dubai. Suitable for people of all fitness levels, the MoE Active program also offers mall visitors complimentary FlyWheel and FlyBarre classes every Tuesday and Wednesday. Register in advance to book your spot.

Location Mall of the Emirates Dates Sunday to Thursday (Register for times) Register here

Hang out on the ‘veranda’

What better name for the cool hang out location that opened up near Dubai Creek. The Veranda, a sports pub meets bistro medley of fine grape and beverages, along with Italian, Mexican, Arabic, and American delicacies, is now open at the Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights. The venue is complete with a vintage indoor seating, shisha al fresco, and live sports screening bar.

Location Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights, Creek Cost A la carte Timings 12 pm to 12 am on Saturdays through Wednesdays; 12 pm to 2 am on Thursdays and Fridays Contact +971 4 553 1212

15 hours of Happy Hours

How happy can 'Happy Hours' get is what Urban Bar and Kitchen in Movenpick is testing, with their 15-hour long discounted rate of Dh25 on signature and house beverages from 12pm to 3am. Apart from this daily offer, they have introduced additional discounts for weekdays (6pm to 8pm from Saturday to Thursday) and Friday post-brunch offers for three hours (4pm to 7pm), both at Dh19 per beverage.

Location UBK, Movenpick JLT Cost Dh25 per beverage (Happy Hours); Dh19 per drink for weekday and Friday post-brunch Contact for details +971 4 438 0000

Check out Dubai Sports World

Make sure you check out Dubai Sports World sometime this month. It opened for the season on June 1 and will wrap up on September 2. The venue has it all from football, basketball and cricket to something ping pong, a Ninja Warrior course and a trampoline park.

You can book your sport and spots online, and also find like-minded players. DSW also have an app that you can download to make things easier. The prices are reasonable as well; booking out the cricket pitch would set you back approximately Dh95, the tennis court Dh140, and table tennis tables Dh0.

Location Dubai World Trade Center Dates On until September 2 Timings Daily, from 8am to midnight Contact dubaisportsworld@dwtc.com


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