Dubai Shopping Festival is the largest and the most awaited shopping festival in the Middle East. Combined with entertainment extravaganza, the festival offers everything at heavily discounted prices that is in your mind. Sometimes, the discount goes up to a whopping 75 per cent. The festival runs for over a month and offers variety of vibrant activities. This festivity brings a whole new vibes in this desert country with even malls and local hideouts participating in it with full enthusiasm. Book international flights in advance to enjoy this festival. Want to know more? Read the details below.
When: 26th December 2017 to 28th January 2018
Locations: Since it is a widely celebrated event, you can enjoy this in various locations of Dubai.
Some of the Famous Places
Promenade at Dubai Festival City, Dubai Mall, Al Fahidi For, Night Souk, Gold Souk, Global Village, Al Rigga Street, Al Seef Street, Mall of the Emirates, Deira City Centre, Ibn Battuta Mall, The Layali Dubai Concert, Festival Waterfront Centre, DSF Desert Camp, Lamcy Plaza, Dragon Mart, and Lulu Village are just a few of the places where you can have the best buying experience.
Things to Buy:
Gold Jewelry: The festival offers the perfect combination of beautiful designs, purity and cheap prices. From contemporary to modern art trust me, the jewelry will be something you cannot resist to buy.
Apparels: If clothes are all you crave for, then be ready because with this festival, you will be spoilt for endless choices. Right from your favorite brands to party wear, the fest offers everything you ever wanted in your wardrobe.
Perfumes and Cosmetics: You get all the big names from Bvlgari, De Beers, Chanel, Burberry etc– and all duty free.
Gadgets:As we all know that Dubai is a land free of taxes. The reason is pretty enough to attract gadget freaks from other parts of the world. Vertu, Apple, Sony, Cross Gold, Bose, Acer, Fujitsu – these brands are available at very cheap prices.
Leather Bags and Jackets:The country is also popular for offering the best quality of leather. With this festival, you can easily buy some innovative and classy leather goods.
Spices & Dry Fruits: Buy some exotic dry fruits and spices like saffron or black cardamom which cost unbelievably cheap.
Visa Services in Dubai
Lately, Dubai tourism has introduced visa on arrival for Indians. The visa will be valid for 14 days and can also be extended.
What Else to Do
Not just shopping, the grand Dubai fest sizzle with great celebrity performances, food tastings stalls, live music, magic shows, flash mobs ad the stunning fireworks. If you are someone that is crazy for adventure, then you cannot miss dune bashing and desert safari in the region.