As the summer sun rains down in UAE, the country is all set to celebrate this season with much energy and joy! Wondering how to get the best out of this July? Your search ends here! We have combined every exciting event happening along with the things to do in Dubai and Abu Dhabi in this blog! Regardless of what kind of a traveler you are, we guarantee you that you will find something that interests you here! Dive in and read ahead!
1. Relish in a dash of art cinema at Louvre!
The Cinem’Art is coming again to the Louvre Abu Dhabi and we cannot wait! This mini film festival not only shows new international films but also classics that are inspired by artworks! Commencing on July the third, the Cinem’Art will run until the 31st of July. Don’t miss out on some of the best titles shown; At Eternity’s Gate, The Dance Hall in Arles and Hugo! If you would like to savor some Arabic classics, book your show on 24th where you can watch Al Ard, which is a movie inspired by pictograms. To book your slot, make a call to the Louvre Abu Dhabi on 600 565 566 and confirm your seats!
2. Attend a warehouse workshop!
The summer is here and so are the art workshops! Warehouse421 is hosting a bunch of creative courses which are led by some of the most talented artisans and crafters in Dubai which will run up to the 20th of this month! From learning to make terracotta ports to your own uniquely designed marble paper, these workshops hold a lot to inspire! You can also try the three-day leather workshop and learn to create bespoke items you can take home. If you like learning culture through art you can use this opportunity to learn the Palestinian art embroidery called tatreez and use them on fabric to create magic! Not only are these classes extremely interesting, but they are also economical with prices starting from AED 80!
3. Visit the Green Planet and Motiongate!
Due to the summer heat slash of prices along with the start of summer vacations, prices are slashing all across UAE be it in shops, hotels and all major attractions! Are you a nature enthusiast? Then do make the best of the season by grabbing your summer pass to Green Planet with which you can visit unlimited until September! In the same manner, Motiongate has also launched a summer pass valid up-to September, which can be obtained also by upgrading your day pass ticket.
4. Laugh until you’ve got stitches on your stomach at the Laughter factory
Head over to the famous Laughter Factory to watch the show on So Far Out! This show features some of the best international comedians in Dubai and Abu Dhabi on the dates 11th and 19th of July. The tickets are priced starting from AED 160 and you can choose between the various genres of stand-up comedy shows available. Ranging from woman power to charming showmanship, there is every kind of show you’d love to indulge in here. Catch the shows at the respective venues you can find here.
5. Explore the spontaneous local marts!
Head over to Zabeel park to experience flea markets like never before and take home some valued items. On Friday the 12th and 26th, you should head out to the Times Square to give the ARTE makers market a try! With plenty of local talents such as artisans who will sell their handcrafted products here, this Dubai attraction is a definite no-miss! If you are a foodie, look no further as you can visit the Ripe market located at Springs Souk for a food-focused and indulging shopping experience!
6. Shop till you drop at the much-awaited DSS!
It’s that time of the year again when the DSS, Dubai Summer Surprises takes the city by storm! Filled with amazing deals and offers for the city’s most favorite shopping destinations, this one is going to be loved by all people regardless of gender and age! The DSS commenced on June 21 and will last up to August 3rd and hence you have plenty of time to explore! Go ahead with your family to your closest mall and enjoy endlessly! There will also be daily deals, exciting competitions and chances to win a lot of extravagant prices along with all the fun! You can also take your little ones as most malls will have character shows around the area to entertain them.
7. Experience kayaking around the Louvre Museum at night!
The Louvre Abu Dhabi is a structure that tends to stick in your mind due to its unusual shape and interesting structure. This design coined by the architect Jean Nouvel is also commendably breath-taking during the night. With the crevices and voids of the dome lighting up from the hundreds of lights embedded in, this structure truly looks like a dream at night. How about a new experience during this summer around Louvre?! Now, on a few days of this season where the full moon is up, there will be a kayak tour conducted around this beauty and you can see the lights up close. Book early on these select dates to enjoy without hassle.
Are you excited for the summer experiences that are opening up everywhere in UAE? We definitely are! Plan your trip and book the best Dubai Packages ahead to have the time of your life! Regardless if you are resident or a tourist in this beautiful Country, there is a lot you can explore and indulge in. Keep reading and following up as we bring you more updates about this season and the fun and joy it brings. Keep exploring with #NOREGRETS!