Once a year for every five weeks, Dubai sees fanatic travellers invading the place looking for the shopping experience of a lifetime. The lit-up Burj Khalifa is nothing like you’ve seen before. The city of Dubai is so full of festive vibes—and that’s when you know Dubai Shopping Festival is here. This year, DSF is scheduled from 26th December 2019 to 24th January 2020.
Here’s a complete guide to prepare yourself for the ever-popular Dubai shopping festival!
What’s in store?
There are unbelievable discounts and offers on a wide variety of products ranging from clothes and accessories to cars.
And it only gets better—without being confined just to the likes of shopping, the festival has enough entertainment to keep your kids and family occupied while you’re out there raiding the insane amount of products on offer.
Highlights of Dubai shopping festival 2020:
This year, the festival features over 700 brands in nearly 3200 shops with discounts ranging from 75 to even 90 percentage.
Why just give when you can take as well?
The shoppers can even their budget by cashing on their chance to win incredible prizes—from Infiniti QX50 to other gift hampers worth 150,000 AED daily! You can participate in the raffle by buying a sweepstake ticket worth 200 AED. Also, depending on your spending on any given day you get cash coupons and gifts in various outlets.
Where to go?
Shop in the group of Majid Al Futtaim malls—City Centre Mirdif, Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Al Shindagha, City Centre Deira, City Centre Me’aisem, My City Centre Al Barsha offer sale from 12 PM till midnight.
And hey, there are fireworks! Catch them here:
Find a less-crowded spot and settle at any of these places:
➤ On day 1, exclusive fireworks are held in Dubai Creek and Dubai Festival City in addition to these places.
The rest of the five weeks, you can catch the fireworks here!
➤ Al Seef – 8:30 PM
➤ La Mer – 9 PM
➤ Jumeirah Beach – 8 PM
Music lover, anyone?
Attend the piano recital of Konstantin Scherbakov, one of the highly acclaimed pianists of this generation. The event is scheduled on 26th December at 8 PM in the One and Only Royal Mirage hotel.
Not one to get carried away by shopping? You must be supernatural, but DSF has got you covered: Here’s a mix of history and culture!
Shopping, cultural shows, educational programs and heritage exhibits are on offer in the Al Seef district. It is certainly one to look forward to as speculations are that Al Seef is trying to recreate primitive Dubai Creek!
Inspired? The only thing standing between you and that shopping vacation is the planning part. Leave it to Pickyourtrail, and worry only about what to pack and what to buy:)