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From amazing shopping deals to restaurant deals and a dolphin show, here's your weekend to do list.
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JUMEIRAH RESTAURANT WEEK: To the excitement of foodies across the city, Jumeirah Restaurant Week has launched across select Jumeirah hotels and is a great opportunity to enjoy a three course meal for less. Set menus for lunch and brunch for Dh150 and Dh250 will be available daily from 12pm to 4pm at select outlets in Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Jumeirah Al Naseem, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel and Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens, with some dedicating menus to kids.
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VISIT THE DUBAI DOLPHINARIUM FOR LESS: Dubai Dolphinarium is offering 25 per cent off the price of tickets to its family friendly Live Dolphin & Seal show in celebration of DSS. The performances at the popular Dubai Creek Park venue are a great way to see the highly intelligent and playful animals up close, with daily shows every day of the week, including weekends. Visitors can use the promo code DSS2020 to claim their reduced-price admission tickets.
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DSS SHOPPINGG DEALS UP FOR GRABS: This Thursday is the last chance for shoppers to make the most of super savings on some of the biggest names in fashion including Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, ALDO, Birkenstock, Levi’s, Nautica, TOMS, UGG and many more as part of the DSS 24/7 VAT Free Week with Club Apparel and 6thStreet.com promotion. On the final day of the promotion, one shopper will win 10,000 Club Apparel points while six people will win 1,250 Club Apparel points when they spend Dh200 at Club Apparel stores and 6thStreet.com around the city. Each Club Apparel point is worth Dh1.
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TAKE THE KIDS OUT TO BUILD LEGOS: Budding builders and creative kids can help to construct the impressive Lego Blast off to Mars mosaic at Ibn Battuta Mall this weekend. Until Saturday August 15, families who spend Dh50 in the mall will receive a Lego pack to add their own special finishing touch to the 27sqm mosaic that celebrates the recent launch of the UAE’s Hope Probe to Mars.
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WITNESS A GUINESS WORLD RECORD: Funko a figurines brand, will attempt to break the Guinness World Record at Mall of the Emirates this weekend! Famous for its pop culture figurines and bobbleheads, the brand will be fashioning the world’s largest Funko Pop Mosaic out of its packaged products, made to look like Dubai’s Modesh. The activation will be available for viewing from 10am to midnight, August 13 to 15 and from 10am to 10pm on August 16. Modesh will even be making a special appearance on 15 August at 7.30pm for 20 mins.
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LA PERLE’S SPECIAL SUMMER DEAL: Enjoy a super weekend that combines a performance of Le Perle with a night at one of the city’s best hotels. An event that combines music, dance and acrobatics, La Perle will showcase twice-daily throughout DSS. There’s a great range of DSS Combo Packages for Le Perle, including D119 for a Bronze seat, Dh169 for a Silver seat, Dh219 for a Gold seat, Dh274 for a Platinum seat and Dh499 for a VIP seat. All seat packages include free popcorn or nachos and soda.
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JIMMY CARR LIVE: British comedy star Jimmy Carr will take to the stage this weekend for two nights of sensational stand up. Audiences at Jimmy’s shows at Dubai World Trade Centre on August 13 and 14 can expect an evening filled with laughter with witty one-liners and jokes delivered by one of the UK’s best loved comedians. Doors open at 7pm with the show starts at 9pm.
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DAYCATION DEAL OF THE WEEK: Enjoy a daycation with friends and family at the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Royal Residences this weekend. The Palm Jumeirah hotel has a special summer promotion that includes access to a Royal Residence villa during the day and Dh500 in food and beverage credit to spend at Peruvian restaurant Plaj for Dh1,499 for up to 10 people. Guests looking to spend the night can enjoy an evening in a Royal Residence villa, complete with 24-hour butler service, complimentary breakfast and private beach Cabana for Dh3,000.
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STAYCATION OF THE WEEK: Food lovers should head down to Abu Dhabi, where they will be able to enjoy dinner on the house with ‘Dine & Stay’ packages booked at participating hotels throughout August, with a specially curated menu exclusive to guests staying the night. A roster of more than fifteen hotels and restaurants are involved, including Bab Al Qasr’s Mediterranean inspired Rosemary Restaurant, Grand Hyatt’s authentic Italian Verso Italian Trattoria, and Park Rotana’s East meets West concept, Teatro.
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GO FOR BRUNCH AT PAI THAI: Pai Thai at Jumeirah Al Qasr, is bringing back The Rite of Siam Friday brunch concept. Taking place every Friday from 12.30pm to 4pm. The four course brunch includes family sharing-style dishes, featuring Sate Gai, Som Tam Je, Gaeng Khiew Wan Phak, and Kao Niew Ma Muang, which will be prepared tableside. The Rite of Siam menu is available in a vegetarian or vegan version upon request. Brunch packages start at Dh245 for food and soft drinks; and Dh395 for food with a wide selection of house beverages, including sparkling.