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10 things to do this Eid al Adha!

As the long weekend has been announced, it's time to plan what you and your family are going to get up to this Eid al Adha! 

1: Take a trip to the circus! 

Cirque Éloize presents Cirkopolis, at Dubai World Trade Centre from 23rd September to 26th. 

With Cirkopolis, Cirque Éloize presents a show that combines the worlds of circus, dance and theatre. In the heart of a strict, robotic city in appearance, watch as 10 individuals break the rules and challenge the system. 

The show is open to all ages and tickets start from Dh195

2: Laugh your way through the holiday!

On Friday 25th September Maz Jobrani brings his cultural comedy to the Ritz Carton DIFC. 

If that's not enough, Maz will be having a book signing at 4pm before the show!

Tickets start from Dh295 - Get them here

3: Brave the heat and get fit! 

The Dubai Desert Road Run happens several times a year, to let experienced runners track their progress and test their skill. The run isn't just for the experienced, beginners can join in too, as a good introduction to the Dubai running community. 

The races start at 6:30am on the 26th September

Tickets start from Dh80 for 3km and Dh120 for 10km

4: Party with the biggest stars

International music stars from all over the world are coming to Dubai this Eid. 

The likes of Ellie Goulding, Jason Derulo and 30 Seconds to Mars will be performing at Dubai World Trade Centre for Dubai Music Week

5: Get Cultured 

Fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Story Pocket Theatre presents Arabian Nights comes to Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre (DUCTAC)

From the 24th to the 26th September, take the whole family to meet Sheherazade, the greatest storyteller who ever lived as she brings you tales of Ali Baba, Aladdin and more 

Tickets start from Dh120 - get them here.

6: Beat the heat! 

On the 25th and 26th September, Dubai Autodrome will be home to a 500m long slide! 

The City Slide has finally landed in Dubai, and it's the perfect way to beat the heat will all the family. 

Kids 5 and up can ride the slide, general entry starts from Dh50 and ride the slide from Dh170 - Get tickets here

7: Treat yourself! 

For the first time in the Middle East, Ibn Battuta will be home to the Giant Claw to celebrate Eid al Adha. 

Spend Dh250 and get yourself harnessed up into the air on top of hundreds of prizes for your kids to take home. Let your kids take control of the joystick, and win the prize of their choice! 

Get down to Ibn Battuta from the 17th to the 26th and be one of the 10 winners every hour! 

8: Celebrate the history of the region

Take a trip to Al Fahidi Fort and visit the Dubai Museum. 

The building was built in 1787 and is the oldest existing building in the city. Experience a day in the life, before Dubai became one of the number 1 destinations to travel in the world, see galleries and see what life was like as a pearl diver! 

Open all week from 8:30am to 8:30pm and 2:00pm to 8:30 on Fridays. 

Admission for adults is Dh3

9: Take the kids to meet their favourites! 

Dora the Explorer is in Abu Dhabi celebrating Eid with you! 

From 4pm to 9pm at Abu Dhabi Mall take your kids to meet and play games with Dora! 

The best part is that it's free and the kids can spend the whole day learning and having fun! 

10: Leave the kids and go on a staycation! 

Take a look at all the Eid Al Adha deals around the region here!