Things to do in and Nearby Shorooq
When you and your family move to a new neighbourhood, it’s almost second nature to make sure amenities like transportation, grocery shopping, and banks are nearby for convenient day-to-day living. But it’s equally important to check out your entertainment options so that your family can spend quality time together, especially when the weather is just right.
The Shorooq community, located in the family friendly Mirdif development, hosts many leisurely, fun, and recreational activities to choose from within the neighbourhood and the surrounding vicinity.
Read on to learn how you can spend quality time with your loved ones whilst living in the Shorooq community.
Explore the great outdoors
With the temperature finally cooling down and a season change upon us, now’s the time to take advantage of the pleasant weather and spend time outdoors. There are parks a-plenty, both in and near the Shorooq community, where kids can safely play and run, without the concern of traffic. Shorooq’s neighbourhood parks are equipped for just about any family outdoor activity, from a peaceful walk, to a game of Frisbee, or a picnic.
Check out cultural events
Attending cultural events and festivals celebrating holidays from around the world is a great way to have fun with family and learn about different cultures. Autumn especially has a number of events, such as Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, and the North American tradition of Halloween in which young and old alike get to dress up in scary costumes.
Try some retail therapy
Mirdif City Centre is conveniently located near the Shorooq community, and with over 450 retailers, it serves all your shopping needs from groceries, to fashion, to homeware, to an extensive food court, and a variety of specialty stores. It’s also perfect for an evening outing with the family to grab a scoop of ice cream, window shop, or catch a movie at the onsite cinema. And don’t forget Magic Planet, an indoor family entertainment centre with adventure rides, simulators, and the latest video games.
Satisfy your culinary cravings
Sometimes what you need to unwind is good meal – cooked by someone else. Shorooq community boasts a variety of dining options that can satisfy any palate. Whether you’re looking for a fine gourmet experience, a quick bite, or something fresh and healthy, look no further than your own neighbourhood. Spend memorable moments with your loved ones over a good meal and professional service at any of the nearby burger joints, traditional and ethnic restaurants, or whilst satisfying that pizza craving.