Great news for all shopaholics! Another awesome shopping event is just around the corner — the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) will be held on the last week of December up to January next year. DSF is only the biggest month-long shopping festival in the city and this season, it is scheduled from December 26, 2018 to February 2, 2019. There will be a 12-hour sale happening from 12 noon to midnight to kick-off the said shopping festival.
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The DSF is an annual event organized by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), which is an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing or Dubai Tourism. This year’s shopping festival will take place simultaneously in malls around the city.
DSF – Dubai Shopping Festival Opens on December 26, 2018 to 2 February, 2019
The event will be held in six Majid Al Futtaim malls, namely: City Centre Al Shindagha, City Centre Barsha, City Centre Deira, City Centre Me‘aisem, City Centre Mirdif, and Mall of the Emirates. Lot of people are definitely excited! In fact, Dubai Tourism has already made an announcement on Twitter:
Everyone’s favourite shopping festival is back! Discover something new every day from 26 December 2018 to 2 February 2019 with 6 weeks of sales, raffles & unlimited entertainment. Find unbeatable deals and enjoy live concerts throughout
To know more, visit https://t.co/0QPySCSAbE pic.twitter.com/sqV2w4Fxbm
— DSF (@DSFsocial) December 10, 2018
Meanwhile, DFRE promises an exciting festival for all shoppers: “The latest edition will feature a number of retail promotions and sales offering unbeatable deals and discounts,” they stated.
The upcoming event has been making the rounds on social media as well, based on this post by @dsfsocial on Instagram:
Schedule of Dubai Shopping Festival
The Dubai Shopping Festival will take place from 26 December 2018 to 2 February 2018. This is the perfect time to do some outdoor shopping, as the weather will be cooler — just perfect!
What can we expect in this year’s event? Here are some teasers:
- 12-hour sale on 26 December 2018, from midday to midnight
- 30 to 90 percent discounts in participating retail outlets
- Concerts by regional & international celebrities
- Family-oriented activities that you can attend for free
- Exclusive rewards, product launches, & live entertainment
- Retail activations for Apparel & Fashion, Beauty & Perfume, Gold & Jewellery.
Just to give you an idea, here is the mega raffle winner from a previous Dubai Shopping Festival:
Today we throwback to the #MyDSF 2016 Mega Raffle where a ticket worth AED 200 was all you needed for a chance to win up to AED 500,000 worth of prizes, including a luxury Infiniti QX70 plus AED 200,000 in cash! It’s time to celebrate the win of the lifetime in the city of dreams once more, don’t you think? Buy your ticket this November 1st. نعود بكم اليوم إلى أكبر السحوبات مع مهرجان دبي للتسوّق، عندما كان كل ما عليك فعله هو شراء بطاقة بقيمة 200 درهم للحصول على فرصة لربح جوائز تصل إلى 500 ألف درهم، بالإضافة إلى سحب على سيارة إنفينيتي ومبلغ 200 ألف درهم نقداً
As the popular song goes, “Tis the season to be jolly,” indeed — because of all the wonderful events coming up! Meanwhile, to help you with your shopping plans, here’s a list of the top malls in Dubai where you can have a great time with your family, friends, and colleagues!