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6 free things to do in Dubai this weekend

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Apart from events, there are many activities to enjoy around the UAE this weekend. Here are some of our top picks.

Grab a free breakfast – with only one catch!

When: March 14-20

Where: McDonald’s across the UAE

It’s that time of the year again when the famous Golden Arches will be giving out free breakfast treats to early risers. With the purchase of a breakfast meal during breakfast times (8am-11am) customers can avail of a free breakfast item. You better hurry because it ends in a couple of days!

Travel to Hogwarts for free

When: March 16- 18

Where: Dubai Creek Harbour, Ras al Khor

This is a free event

Walk in the footsteps of the Boy Who Lived as Dubai Creek Harbour is set to screen the first three films from the Harry Potter film franchise. See The Philosopher’s Stone on Thursday, Chamber of Secrets on Friday and Prisoner of Azkaban on Saturday. The films will be shown in an outdoor cinema so prepare to cosy up with a beanbag and popcorn.

Jam with Dubai’s food trucks

When: January 1-April 30

Where: Emirates Golf Club

This is a free event

The premiere food truck festival of Dubai, Truckers DXB brings together some of the city’s best street food vendors for a weekend of gastronomic experiences. There is also a handmade crafts market for those on the hunt for the next great bargain.

Have a yoga session

When: March 18, 2-3pm

Where: Dubai Creek Harbour, Ras al Khor

Yogi Brittany Paige is in town for a free yoga session in Dubai’s new hotspot – Dubai Creek Harbour. Get rejuvenated over the weekend with majestic views of the Dubai skyline.

Explore the artistic alleyways of Al Fahidi

When: March 11-21

Where: Al Fahidi Historic District

The annual SIKKA Art Fair is back this year and showcases works of UAE-based artists. The gallery is on show until March 21 at the Al Fahidi Historic District. With such extensive display of arts, it’s easy to get lost. That is why Dubai Culture has given visitors a complete map of SIKKA’s daily programme.

Party in the streets – or the Marina

When: March 16-25

Where: Dubai Marina Promenade

Enjoy Dubai’s fair weather conditions in Dubai Marina this weekend. Throughout the promenade expect to be dazzled by performers on the street, food trucks and a street theatre. From clowns, to acrobats to comedians – your stroll in Marina this weekend just got more interesting.



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