The definitive guide to the hottest happenings to keep boredom at bay during the hot summer months
1. DUBAI SPORTS WORLD
Dubai Sports World transforms the summer into a season where sport and action never have to end. Located at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, it’s the Middle East’s largest indoor sports event. With a huge range of activities, including football, fitness, running and everything in between, it’s the coolest place to be. For more information, visit Dubai Sports World
2. IMAGINATION MOVERS
On its first-ever Middle East tour, Imagination Movers is the band you want your child to listen to! Signed by Disney in 2005, it sings about healthy topics like eating well and conquering the fear of bedtime. The group is performing just four shows at the Dubai World Trade Centre between June 28 and 29, so you have to book quickly. For more information, visit doneevenets.com
3. MAGICAL MODHESH
From a mini zoo to stage shows and rides galore, Modhesh World at the Trade Centre is truly a magical place. For more information, contact (04) 4455642.
4. MIRROR MAZE
The Dubai Dolphinarium has a surprise in store, with a newly opened mirror maze. Over 10,000sq ft of dizzying labyrinths are sure to put your family’s sense of adventure to the test!
5. KIDS ONLY
With a fully supervised and age-appropriate children’s club, the One&Only Royal Mirage is a great place for kids of all ages. What’s best, it’s complimentary for guests at the resort, meaning parents can be as carefree and relaxed as their children.
6. EDIBLE ART
Maison Sucre has teamed up with Eleni’s New York to bring the region Eleni’s Colour Me! Cookies. The delicious cookies are covered in white frosting ready to be designed using edible–ink markers to unleash your child’s creative side. Custom-made orders are also available for gifts, party favours or special events from the Abu-Dhabi based bakery. Available at Maison Sucre, Khalidiyah, Abu Dhabi (02) 6396622.