Best offers, things to do in UAE this weekend
How to make the most of your Thursday, Friday and Saturday.Khaleej Times recommends...
Eat for free
Joud Café in Abu Dhabi will go "all out" to celebrate their second anniversary on Friday. From 1-10pm you are invited drop by the café for a meal free of charge! Even the children's menu is "on them" - meaning kids get to eat for free! At the event, you can order from Joud Café's new menu at no cost. Offerings range from the signature BBQ Pulled-Beef Burger to the Melting Chocolate Ball - a surprise-packed chocolate caché with hot, silky Dulce de Leche sauce for pouring.
Al Ghurair Centre is putting on an interactive football session at its specially curated football zone. Located at the centre's ground floor, the Football Zone features a mini stadium where children can experience sports-based activities, create mini goal posts, football keychains, cards and pompoms.
Shoppers who spend over Dhs200 at any retailer in Deira City Centre until August 4 will be in for a chance to walk away with 1kg of gold. Lucky fashionistas will also get a chance to win free tickets to Vox Cinemas when buying from retail brands and those who dine in one of the F&B outlets will get free cards to Magic Planet.
The family fun continues at Modhesh World at Dubai World Trade Centre where the halls are packed with interactive experiences across different zones: Show Land, Amusement Park, Jam Base, and Modhesh Bazaar. Kids can enjoy big stage entertainment and delicious food outlets for snacking and dining moments at Show Land, while the Modhesh Bazaar is retail central!
Thursday's all inclusive offer upstairs on the first floor at Zero Gravity is made to make you mingle. Wander round the food and beverage stations and play games including free ping pong. Go on, you're among friends. Ladies get in for Dhs275 and guys for Dhs325 including unlimited food and beverages from 8-11pm. So if you're at a loose end tonight with no football on, you know where to be.
Vive la France
Celebrating French National Day on Saturday, The Grape Escape at Hilton Dubai The Walk is inviting you to savour the best French cheese selection and flavours paired with a matching glass of grape throughout the upcoming weekend. Unlimited raclette, fondue, cheese, charcuterie and a glass of grape is Dhs129.
PAW Patrol Live
Running from today at South Galleria, Mall of the Emirates, PAW Patrol is an action-adventure preschool live show starring a pack of six heroic puppies led by a tech-savvy 10-year-old boy named Ryder. With a unique blend of problem-solving skills, cool vehicles and physical humor, PAW Patrol works together on high-stakes rescue missions to protect Adventure Bay.
Syrian singing sensation Nassif Zeytoun will be wowing the crowds at Dragon Mart 2 on Friday. Taking to the stage at 7.30pm, the winner of the Arabic reality television show Star Academy will perform his most popular songs, including Mesh Aam Tezbat Maae released in 2014.
Cancel all your clubbing plans, we've got you covered
It's the best Hip-Hop party in town, apparently and it is kicking off tonight at 1OAK with Mr Levier and Tony Mendes. Head to the JW Marriott Marquis to check it out.
It's Havana Caliente night tonight at Bubbles Bar, Novotel Al Barsha, which means you get soak up some Latin beats and great atmosphere.
Fancy a bit of old skool garage? MTV Ex on The Beach DJ Melissa Reeves will be playing the throwback tunes at ON42, Media One Hotel on Friday.
WHERE: Media One
The best Reggaeton and Latin urban tunes will ring out the weekend on Saturday at Sensation Club's Ladies' night. DJ Diego will get you going.
Where: Crowne Plaza