happenings this month 5 fun things happening in Dubai this week
5 fun things happening in Dubai this week
Updated on 09 July 2017

Who said summer in Dubai is boring? There’s enough happening to keep the adults and little ones entertained. From cinema screenings to afternoon tea, be assured this week won’t be a dull one.

1. Movie screenings at Alserkal Avenue

Cinema Akil and Alserkal Avenue bring visitors a season of arthouse, independent, repertory and alternative cinema. A community space for public use from 12pm to 5pm, Warehouse 68 will screen movies at 7pm. This week’s schedule includes In the Last Days of the City (118 minutes) at 7pm and I Am Not Your Negro (93 minutes) at 9.30pm.
When? 14th and 15th July. 

2. ‘Under the sea’ experience at City Walk

A minimum spend of Dhs 200 will get a family of four (two adults and two children) complimentary access to City Walk’s newest interactive underwater themed experience. Open from 4pm to 10pm during the week and from 2pm to 10pm during the weekend, the subaquatic experience is designed as a ‘mermaid’s hideout’ where children can dive into an underwater environment, interact with and explore the various experiential zones including sand art, popsicle stick art and loom art stations, themed word searches, live magic shows and balloon art.
When? Ongoing.

3. Summer edition of the Ripe Market

The city’s favourite food and craft market continues every Saturday throughout summer at Time Square Centre, so you can still find all your delicious organic produce and superfoods. In addition to the natural products and local crafts, there will also be plenty of activities on offer: fun workshops, live music, fitness and yoga classes, educational activities for kids and even a petting zoo are sure to keep the summer interesting. 
When? Ongoing.

4. Truckers DXB 

Truckers has teamed up with the Dubai World Trade Centre to hold ‘Truckers Summer Warehouse’. Taking the food trucks indoors, the foodie event will take place every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, until 9th September, from 4pm to 11pm at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). Featuring Truckers DXB’s signature funky industrial setup, the newest summer event in town will host 15 homegrown food trucks serving fusion cuisines and authentic food from all over the world. In addition to food on wheels, guests can enjoy live performances and participate in interactive entertainment for the whole family - from arts and craft market, carnival games, mechanical bull ride, jugglers, hula-hoop, face painting, to kids’ cooking stations and much more. Entry fee Dhs 10 per person. Kids below 12 years enter free.
When? Ongoing.

5. Afternoon tea at Al Bayt, Palace Downtown

Sit back and enjoy the age-old ritual with the Traditional afternoon tea or The Palace Arabian afternoon tea. The first one stays true to custom with classic favourites like delectable finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and pastries served with your choice of tea or coffee. The second is a fascinating fusion featuring delicacies that include chicken shawarma, Ataif velvet pancakes and camel milk pistachio crème brûlee. Guests can choose from over 25 varieties of premium teas and infusions. Available from 2pm to 6pm at Dhs 160 per person. Call 04-4287888.
When? Daily.


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