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Fitness in DXB
Ramadan is the perfect time to focus on spiritual growth and embrace personal wellness.
So check this event out: from 7.15pm tonight, the Hilton Dubai Jumeirah is tying up with Fitness in DXB to host an exclusive exercise class just after the sun sets. A 45-minute beach circuit workout awaits, with complimentary dates and water available beforehand. The class is open to everyone but will only be available to the first 50 people who reserve a spot by emailing RSVP@sevenmedia.ae.
Head to the Burj Khalifa to see two types of Ramadan light show every 30 minutes over the weekend from 7.45pm to 10.45pm. The first show celebrates the spiritual value of Ramadan and the second is a display by Art Noor. Be amazed, get dazzled!
If you’re a fan of history, then you don’t want to miss this!
Yas Mall, The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi and both Al Jimi Mall and Remal Mall in Al Ain, have joined forces to offer pop-up exhibitions with The Islamic Museum. The malls are displaying over 100 priceless collections of Islamic artefacts including Quran copies that date back centuries.
One of the region's largest handmade art and goods bazaar, Arte Market, is the place to go for one-off fashion, home décor, skincare and food. With over 150 artisans, pick up that customised piece of jewellery, organic soap, cushions or one-of-a-kind fashion accessories on Friday at Times Square Centre in Al Quoz.
If you have a bit of spare time on your hands, Valiant Clinic is offering complimentary health screenings to anyone who wishes to check their health status during Ramadan.
Free checkups include:
- blood pressure measurements
- random blood sugar tests
- body mass index
- cholesterol as well as a 10 minute express physician consultation.
Run this town
The popular ‘Run the Track’ activity at Dubai Autodrome has added a Ramadan edition on Friday evening. Run three, five or 10 kms and receive a medal for your efforts. Who doesn't love awards? Also have you seen Adidas Originals has collaborated with UAE creatives including fashion stylist, Sarah Hachem, for their new Nite Jogger? What better event to show them off for the first time?
Had Iftar in mind instead of activities? Listen up!
Festive fun Le Meridien DXB
Yalumba have put together an elaborate Iftar buffet with a delicious variety of traditional favourites. Boasting live cooking stations, enjoy meat kibbeh and katayef, paired with a mouth-watering array of desserts for Dh169.
An experience at Bab Al Shams
If you have a little more time over the weekend, make the drive out to Baba Al Shams to have a look at their Al Hadheerah restaurant. Feast in a true Arabian setting, under the stars, from Dh295.
Good value at Hyatt Place in Old Dubai
The contemporary brand, in the heart of Old Dubai in both Al Rigga and Wasl District, aims to honour traditions and cultures?with Ifatrs at Dh79 and Dh60 respectively.
Unlimited Iftars all month at The H hotel
For Dh1,999 have a scrumptious Iftar buffet every day throughout Ramadan. From sunset to 9pm, you're covered every night throughout the Holy Month at Eat & Meat, The H Dubai. It includes Ramadan drinks too.