Our ultimate roundup.

Tomorrow marks the start of Eid Al Adha weekend. If you’re not travelling out of Dubai or have booked one of the many staycations, fear not as there’s plenty of other things to do in the sandy city.

Sneaker revamp


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Your favourite kicks looking a bit tired? Dubai Design District is hosting a Waxfeller Sneaker Custom Workshop on August 10 where you can learn how to customise your own shoes. Workshop starts at 11am and all paint and material will be supplied.

Immersive dining

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Fancy an alternative night out? ONI Lounge & Restaurant has launched ‘Osaka Nights’ menu. Every Friday from 6pm enjoye a curated secret set menu that features traditional Japanese favourites with a futuristic twist.

For cat lovers


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Cinema Akil in Alserkal Avenue is hosting a purrfect weekend dedicated to cats. CATVIDEOFEST will run from August 9-10 and will include film screenings and a talk from animal welfare group SNIFF.

Pampering for less

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Concept salon THT located in JLT is offering an array pampering deals to help you feel and look your best. Enjoy a relaxing full body massage for Dhs300 instead of Dhs350, get 25 percent off Keratin Hair Treatments and make those eyes pop with eyelash extensions currently available at 25 percent off.

One night only

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Kick off Eid Al Adha weekend in style with a dazzling Thursday night at Studio Bagatelle. Expect a glamorous evening of decadence, dancing on tables and live music for Laura Lopez.

A private screening

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A first-of-its-kind in a hotel, VOX Cinemas has unveiled a private (and licensed) screening room at Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates. It aims to take movie watching to a whole new level of personalisation with five-star food, drinks for you and 15 of your closest friends. The packages start at Dhs3,000, which includes complimentary soft drinks and popcorn.

Last minute staycation


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If you want to stay in Dubai but feel like you’re miles away, then we suggest checking into the One&Only The Palm. Between August 8-16 they have a special offer where you get 25 percent off your stay with breakfast for two. To make your weekend extra special they will also throw in a complimentary day pass to Aquaventure Waterpark, and 25 percent off Guerlain Spa treatments.

It’s all gone Pete Tong


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Dance the night away to legendary DJ Pete Tong at Soho Garden. An Ibiza regular will take to the stage on Saturday August 10 to what promises to be a packed gig, so make sure to get there early.

Cause baby you’re a firework


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Watch the sky light up with a dazzling display of fireworks at Dubai Festival City Mall on Sunday and Monday night. The Imagine Show will also feature music, colourful fountains, lights and lasers.

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