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Schools are out and summer is in! And for parents, it is rush time to ensure their children stay occupied, inspired, engaged and active during the summer.

Reflecting its position as one of Dubai’s most sought-after lifestyle destinations, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is gearing up to host a month-long activity-filled summer for children and parents.

Until 19 August, 2021 keep those energetic kids moving, learning, and socialising at great summer activities for all ages at Gate Avenue, an urban lifestyle collective of dining, retail, and entertainment options.

Choose from yoga, music, arts, and crafts, virtual reality gaming, and much more, only in DIFC. Slots are filling up fast so pre-booking is mandatory.


Whether your child loves to paint, dance or sing, there’s something for them to enjoy at FiaFia, an interactive colorful indoor playground, which opened last month in Gate Avenue at Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), complete with the activities, installations, and much-loved soft play area. If parents on the lookout for a new play area to take your kids, consider treating them to FiaFia.

When: Until 19 August, 2021

Price: AED55 per hour; use the code “Gate Avenue Summer” to avail the 15 per cent off

Location: Unit 119, Ground Floor, South Zone - Gate Avenue, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)

Contact: +9714 222 2948

Arena Games

Defend against hordes of zombies to fight off attacks with your squad with heart-stopping game, Zombie Survival, or battle for survival across a blistering hot, post-apocalyptic with Arizona Sunshine or fight your way through an immersive, interstellar-themed shooter where you’ll combat robots, killer drones, and cybernetic gun turrets with Singularity while picking up powerups and shooting down other players – with 13 VR games and counting, the choice of fun is yours Arena Games. Open for 12 years old and above

When: Until 31 August, 2021

Price: 20 percent off on sessions from Sunday to Thursday from 1pm to 5pm - Prices vary depending on game selection.

Location: Level 1, Zone D, Gate Avenue, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)

Contact: +971 4 5467748

Art classes by Anyahh Gallery

Sign-up your little Picassos and Van Goghs (3 to 8 years old) in the making who will love this summer art camp by Anyahh Gallery. They’ll learn different drawing techniques, painting, collage-making, sculptures, calligraphy, photography and much more from experienced art teachers. Plus, they’ll have access to the latest, top-of-the-line art materials!

When: Until 19 August, 2021

Price: Special summer offer AED220 for 2 hours. Regular rates AED500 for 2 days and AED700 for 5 days

Location: Gate Avenue, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)

Contact: +971 4 323 0303

While the kids stay busy, parents have a variety of retail, leisure, dining experiences to choose from at Gate Avenue. Featuring gourmet restaurants from around the world, exclusive retail offerings, high-end stores and luxury outlets, and a range of unique leisure offerings, Gate Avenue offers residents and visitors a vibrant and relaxed parkland environment.

Source: ASda'a BCW