April has arrived, and it’s going to be a busy month. With all of these fantastic things to do in April in Dubai, we’ve made it easier for you to plan ahead. There is plenty to keep you occupied this month, from fitness challenges, multi-sensory cultural exhibitions, and great music performances to exciting new openings
April has arrived, and it’s going to be a busy month.
With all of these fantastic things to do in April in Dubai, we’ve made it easier for you to plan ahead.
There is plenty to keep you occupied this month, from fitness challenges, multi-sensory cultural exhibitions, and great music performances to exciting new openings and delicious food.
April is shaping up to be another exciting month in Dubai, so let’s take a look at what’s in store. It’s time to devise a strategy.
1.Break boundaries at Askeral Avenue
Askeral Avenue is a well-known cultural hotspot in Al Quoz. Begin the month of April with a nod to and appreciation for culture and art. Breaking Boundaries is an exhibition that will be on display until April 15. The work of Saudi Arabian artist Nasserl Al Salem and British artist Josh Rowell depicts the fundamental reasoning behind language and how we interpret it. The exhibition features artworks that combine lines, dots, textures, black and white, and color; communication concepts that result in art that speaks to everyone.
Until April 15, Breaking Boundaries. Sat–Thu, 11 a.m.–7 p.m. Al Quoz 1, Firetti Contemporary Askeral Avenue (04 5462276)
2.Visit the amazing Global Village theme-park
Global Village announced a few weeks ago that its current Season 26 will be extended until May 7. Visitors will be able to spend Ramadan and Eid at the multi-cultural amusement park as a result of this extension. During ‘Ramadan Nights,’ the park will be open from 6 p.m. to 2 p.m., and their Majilis of the World tent will serve nightly iftar and suhoor meals to guests. Several pavilions will also offer a variety of new foods, such as dates in Saudi Arabia and dry fruits in Afghanistan.
Dhs15 if purchased online, or Dhs20 if purchased at the gate. Sun-Wed 4 pm-12 am, Thu-Sat 4 pm-1 am, Tue for women and families only, Sun-Wed 4 pm-12 am, Thu-Sat 4 pm-1 am, Tue for women and families only, Sun-Wed 4 pm-12 am, Thu-Sat 4 pm-1 am, Tu global village. ae Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Road (04 362 4114).
3.Try somewhere new for dinner on Palm Jumeirah
Chérie is the newest addition to the hustling, bustling character of Dubai’s newest foodie hot spot, at the tip of Palm Jumeirah. It is perfectly positioned on the shoreline of The Pointe and across the bay from Atlantis The Palm. Chérie has a diverse menu that includes dishes with distinct and complex flavors from both Europe and Thailand. From shareable appetizers to European favorites and crowd-pleasing Thai main courses, and, of course, dessert, guests will be spoilt for choice. (Perfect reason to return again and again.)
Monday through Friday, 4 p.m. to midnight; weekends, 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Palm Jumeirah’s The Pointe (050 512 4351)
4.Get zen at this yoga flow class, especially for the guys
Saul Phillips will help you find your flow state this April. Philips created Dubai’s first men-only yoga class by designing this guided yoga class specifically for men. This class will allow men to learn and practice in a safe environment in an effort to get more men into yoga while also focusing on the mental and spiritual aspects of flow. This will be a mixed ability flow class with postures and poses suitable for all levels of yogis, from beginners to seasoned practitioners.
Every Thursday, 8pm-9.15pm, Dhs115, Matcha Club, Al Quoz. matcha-club.ae (050 584 1461)
5.Catch a glimpse of The Smurfs at the magical Miracle Gardens
If you haven’t already done so, get down there before it gets too hot and sticky. The Miracle Garden is the stuff of Instagram fantasies: everything, and we mean everything, is covered in a bed of vibrant flowers. Spinning ballerinas, a fairytale castle, enormous penguins and elephants, and, of course, The Smurf Village The full-sized Emirates A380 covered in flowers is one of the most unexpectedly Instagrammable aspects of this incredible flower garden. This is a must-see for the entire family.
Dhs55 (adults), Dhs40 (children) (children aged three-12 years old). Until April 30, Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat-Sun 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Dubai Miracle Garden is located in Al Barsha South 3 and can be reached at dubaimiraclegarden.com.
6. Enjoy a delicious brunch with a side of artistic creativity
Every Sunday, you can enjoy a delectable brunch, but this isn’t your typical Dubai brunch – this is brunch with an artistic twist. At Al Maeda, you can unleash your inner artist with a guided paint and nibble workshop. You’ll not only get to eat delicious dishes like mezze platters, pink halloumi burgers, and Lebanese bbq, but you’ll also get to take home your own painted creation. The brunch price includes all of the necessary painting materials, as well as all-day access to the stunning infinity pool and beach with views of Ain Dubai. Yes, please; this sounds like a lot of fun.
Sundays 12.30 pm—4 pm, Al Maeda, DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai, Jumeirah Beach, dubaijumeirahbeach.doubletree.com, 05516 68092, Dhs249 (includes soft drinks), Dhs299 (includes house beverages),
7.Mondays are Mum-days at DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach
Why not treat yourself to a Monday, whether you’re a mother on maternity leave or a father on a day off? Start your week off right with a delicious breakfast from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. for only Dhs99. Get a buffet breakfast for Dhs50 and receive Dhs50 in Mumzworld vouchers. Bring the kids to meet new people, or relax and enjoy the experience. Breakfast is free for children under the age of five.
Children under the age of five are free. Dhs49 (children aged 6 to 12) and Dhs99 (adults) (adults). Mondays from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. until May 2. dubaijumeirahbeach.doubletree.com (05516 68092)
8.Find your flow at a floating sunset yoga class
Take 60 minutes for yourself at the beautiful Nikki Beach Hotel Resort and Spa beginning at 6 p.m. At this sunset yoga and Pilates class on the water, you can breathe in the energy of the sun and breathe out the stresses of the day. Flow in the sunset glow while winding down with this gentle and guided class. This is a fun and relaxing class for people of all skill levels. Children over the age of seven can join their parents in this flow to encourage special bonding time between parents and children. Guests will also receive complimentary towels, shower access, and a bottle of Fiji Water.
Dhs126, April 12th, 6pm-7pm. Pearl Jumeirah’s Nikki Beach Hotel Resort and Spa. supersupfit.com
9.9. Go on a secret service mission at OliOli
If you’re looking for something to do with the kids during spring break or as Dubai heats up, this could be the answer. Mission OliOli will train your children to navigate through laser beams, avoid trap doors and booby traps, and outwit Cobra, the leader of the Very Evil Network of Mischief (V.E.N.O.M). Each secret agent is given a kit that includes an agent ID, a classified mission file, and a variety of powerful gadgets. When the mission is completed, the children are given a badge of honor.
Mar12-Jun12, Dhs146 (1 child & 1 adult), Al Qouz, OliOli, olioli.ae/mission-olioli/ (04 702 7300)
10.Your little ones can become Junior Explorers at Legoland
Allow your children to play detectives for a day at LEGOLAND®. At the Junior Explorers event, kids can unleash their inner detective by participating in four challenges: LEGO® Artifact Build, Fossil Dig Pit, Sphinx’s Challenge, and LEGO® Mosaic Build, followed by a treasure hunt. Kids will look for clues and decipher codes to lead them to a secret chamber where they will collect hidden treasure. A great adventure for curious and imaginative children; access to Junior Explorers is included with a LEGOLAND® admission ticket. Dhs295 (online), Dhs330 (at the gate), Children under 3 years old are free. Mar 26—Apr 24, 10 a.m.—6 p.m. (Mon—Thu), 10 a.m.—7 p.m. (Fri—Sun), Legoland, Dubai Parks and Resorts legoland.com/dubai/explore/legoland-dubai/events/junior-explorers
11.Participate in this fantastic night run with Super Sports
If you’ve been looking for a unique way to train, the Super Sports Night Run may be just what you’re looking for. At the Super Sports Night Run Series, you’ll be pounding the pavements (and roads). You’ll run across the Meydan Royal Bridge and see the Sheikh Zayed Road skyline light up. Wear your brightest neon running gear and choose between 3km, 5km, or 10km distances to light up the city. A fun run that is actually enjoyable.
Supersportsuae.com/events/super-sports-night-run, Dhs125-Dhs175, Tue Apr 26, 7.30 pm, The Track Golf Clubhouse, Meydan, supersportsuae.com/events/super-sports-night-run
12.Make a splash at Dubai’s wildest waterpark
With over 30 rides and slides, a lazy river, and a wave machine, you’re sure to have a great time at Wild Wadi Waterpark. The main attraction of the park is the Jumeirah Sceirah, which has two 32-meter-high tandem slides that will send you plummeting at 80kph. Extremely entertaining. Put on your swimming trunks, apply sunscreen, and choose your favorite slide. This is sure to be a great way to cool off in the summer and a fun day out for the whole family.
Dhs119 (under 1.1m) and Dhs169 (over 1.1m) (residents’ prices when purchased online) jumeirah.com/en/wild-wadi Dhs139 (under 1.1m) and Dhs179 (residents prices when purchased at the gate) (0800 5863 4724)
13.SkyDive in Dubai
A skydiving experience is something that every adventure seeker should do. Skydive Dubai offers tandem skydives supervised by trained professionals. You’ll need to book well in advance to secure a spot, but it’s well worth it to dive through the clouds from 13,000 feet and take in views of the iconic Palm Jumeirah or the desert’s rolling dunes. And, thanks to perfectly captured videos by the Skydive Dubai team, you can keep reliving the epic experience. It should be on every braveheart’s bucket list.