The Shopping Festival in Dubai is eye candy for shopping lovers. From discounted international products to the best live concerts at the grand opening, you get it all here.
Dubai Shopping Festival which kicked off its 25th edition in its own inimitable style will continue with a spectacular two-day grand opening ceremony at Burj Park, Downtown Dubai.
The star-studded event will feature a series of concerts by Emirati and international singers, cultural and family-oriented performances on 26 and 27 December. Additionally, a ‘lights on’ event will countdown to when the city’s lights are officially turned on with fireworks adding colour and sparkle to Dubai’s famous skyline.
This year a series of pop-up markets will appear across the city, combining the heritage of Dubai with innovative retail experiences and entertainment for all.
From African dancing, flash mobs and talent contests, there will be something for everyone to enjoy. Finally, the Hatta Market located in the heart of Hatta will officially open on 26 December offering guests a traditional outdoor souk experience with cultural games and experiences.
Shoppers across Dubai’s malls will enjoy offers between 25 per cent to 75 per cent off on international fashion, beauty, home and lifestyle brands.
DSF will kick off in style with an exclusive 12 Hour Sale at Majid Al Futtaim Malls, giving customers up to 90 per cent off at Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Mirdif, City Centre Deira, City Centre Me‘aisem, My City Centre Barsha and City Centre Al Shindagha. Running from midday to midnight on 26 December.
Global superstars from around the world will descend upon Dubai throughout DSF to appeal to every taste and musical preference. The Coca-Cola Arena in City Walk will host Pakistani sensation Rahat Fateh Ali Khan on 27 December, while British pop star Ellie Goulding will take to the Arena’s stage on 10 January
The first-ever hologram concert in the city will debut this DSF, featuring a hologram of Umm Kulthu accompanied by a live orchestra of 20 musicians on stage, as well as the special performance of Sana’a Nabil, the granddaughter of Umm Kulthum. Taking place on 26 and 27 December at the Dubai Opera Grand Theatre.
Market Outside the Box (MOTB): MOTB reinvents itself as the ultimate hangout this 25th edition of DSF. Running from 16 January 2020 to 1 February 2020, MOTB is a live showcase of the hottest up-and-coming local, regional and international musicians and bands, as well as fashion and food vendors.