Summertime is here, and we couldn’t be happier — we’ve already loaded up on our SPF and pulled out our favourite floral dresses, but now it’s time to make some plans. Whether you’re looking for a fun brunch to book with the girls or a one-of-a-kind shopping experience, ahead, find five exciting activities to book with your closest gals this weekend. 

1. Brunch at the Riviera

Bringing you the flavours and ambience from the South of France at The Restaurant at Address Boulevard. The restaurant offers you authentic (southern) French food ranging all the way from pissaladiere to Bouillabaisse, both a must-try. And of course, you cannot miss the cheese boards. Make sure to bring in your little ones to brunch as they get their weekend fix with lots of sweets at the candy trolley and access to the Kids Club.

2. DSS sale for shopping in Dubai

The DSS shopping festival is back and better than ever! Starting from July 1, head to any one of the Majid Al Futtaim malls and avail some incredible discounts, for products ranging all the way from fashion to home interiors.

3. Laughter factory

The Laughter Factory comedy club has been keeping comedians/ comedy lovers in the Gulf cackling for the last 25 years. The club continues to proliferate by producing funnier, more large-scale shows that attract a younger and more diverse audience and we need to be there to celebrate them! Buy tickets here.


Do visit this full-fledged independent cinema platform which directors and filmmakers across the decades, Cinema Akil aims to create awareness and interest in film and the cinematic arts. Head to Cinema Akil this weekend for a movie night featuring films from the likes of Bladerunner to ToukiBouki.


All you fitness lovers should definitely leap at the chance to go to this Pilates class with gorgeous surroundings. Start off your Saturday will a tranquil session in The Lost Chambers Aquarium, surrounded by 65,000 exquisite marine creatures that envelop your surroundings and offer you peace and calm. The 60-minute weekly lesson is led by an expert practitioner that trains all levels and abilities! Book here.