If you're looking for shopping in Dubai, the Dubai Shopping Festival is one you should not miss out on! Here's what makes this amazing shopping festival in Dubai a must-visit for all shoppers.
The 22nd Dubai shopping Festival also known as DSF 2017 is one of the most awaited events of the year in Dubai and this year is no exception. The Dubai shopping festival dates are from 26th December 2016 to 28th January 2017. It will feature some of the best shopping spots in Dubai for those who are visiting the UAE and for those who are wondering what to buy in Dubai. There is something for everyone with numerous brands, retail spaces and stores to choose from - the Dubai Shopping Festival is also the best place for offers on electronics and discounts on a variety of products and services.
Some of the best shopping spots in Dubai are major highlights of the event, where visitors can spend hours shopping and taking part in fun activities and enjoy live entertainment such as flash-mobs and fireworks too. Visitors will be able to have a fun experience shopping in Dubai at the festival by visiting some great retail spaces - and popular fashion retail stores in Dubai Festival City Mall, Ibn Battuta Mall and Deira City Centre will feature pop-up fashion shows and live music. The Beauty district of the festival will be featuring beauty tutorials and give Muslim visitors exclusive beauty experiences, taking place from beauty stations of popular retail outlets.
The Dubai Shopping Festival is also popular for some amazing discounts – at this year’s event, the 12 Hour Exclusive New Year Shopping offer is where you can get 80% to 90% discounts on popular brands. This unique offer will be featured at stores in Mall of the Emirates and City Centre outlets in Deira, Mirdif, Me‘aisem, Al Shindagha and Barsha.
Visitors to the festival can make their shopping selections from a wide variety of reputed designer brands and find out what to buy in Dubai with quality products on display – such as jewelry or watches, perfumes and cosmetics, apparels or accessories etc.
Shoppers can also pay a visit to the outdoor retail space - Market Outside The Box at Burj Park which features 80 local and international brands – and a variety of live entertainment.
Don’t miss out on some great offers on electronics either, as this is where you can get some quality electronic gadgets such as mobile devices and home appliances for lower prices – also featuring some of the top brands in the world.
The UAE is a Muslim country so there will no problem at all locating Halal food at restaurants or cafés located within the shopping malls. If there are any doubts, always ask the vendors or food trucks if the food is Halal certified - finding Halal food is not an issue in Dubai.
There are a number of Mosques located close to the major malls that are part of the Dubai shopping Festival which can be reached within a short time. You can also get more information on where to pray and prayer room locations from the information kiosks at the malls – most popular malls will have prayer room facilities.