Spend The Weekend Feeling Like A Rock Star With These Fantastic Events!

Just like that it’s the weekend once again. Sure, the cool breeze makes us want to stay in bed and recharge before diving right back into corporate action.


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Just like that it’s the weekend once again. Sure, the cool breeze makes us want to stay in bed and recharge before diving right back into corporate action.

But hey, wouldn’t it be fun to venture outside and soak in all the fun happenings around the city.

To make it easy for you, we list down some of the cool events you might want to check out…

Whether you’re a fan of reggae music or not, the annual Bob Marley Birthday Festival on 8th February at Yas Beach on Yas Island will get you bopping from 4pm to 3am.

Keeping the flame alive is Marley’s back-up band now renamed as The Original Wailers. The group will play a two-hour set consisting of the reggae legend’s memorable hits such as ‘No Woman No Cry’, ‘Could You Be Loved’, ‘Get Up Stand Up’, and many more.

Tickets available at abu-dhabi.platinumlist.net, tickets.virginmegastore.me or at the venue for AED 150. For more, information visit: reggae-beachfest.com

Speaking of music icons, the latest instalment of Design & Dine will see budding and seasoned artists create their own masterpiece with legendary music acts as subjects.

The Music Icons Mexican Brunch on 8th February from 4pm to 8pm will see participants learn how to create great art while simultaneously enjoying tasty dishes and with refreshing drinks courtesy of Amerigos in Park Inn by Radisson Abu Dhabi Yas Island.

From AED 250. Tickets available at allevents.in/abudhabi/80002629590534. Email: [email protected]

Looking for some organic produce? The Ripe Market happening every Saturday from 3pm to 9pm at Umm Al Emarat Park is selling fruits and vegetables sourced from local farmers.

But more than that, this weekly community event plays host to various UAE-based sellers and entrepreneurs selling products ranging from clothes, accessories, food items, home wares, collectibles, among others. There’s also live entertainment and cooking stations for friends and families to enjoy.

AED 5 park entry fee. Visit: www.ripeme.com, facebook.com/ripemarket

Curious minds can still visit the Abu Dhabi Science Festival in A’l Bahar on the Corniche. Wrapping up on 9th February, kids and families can check out for the last time this year the various fun and educational activities, interactive exhibits and workshops centred on science, technology, art and mathematics (STEAM).

Tickets from AED 10. 2pm-10pm. Visit: adsftickets.com

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