The Dubai Shopping Festival Season is here!

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( — November 26, 2019) —With the weather settling at cooler temperatures and the mild occasional showers, Dubai is a lot more pleasant and desirable for your next holiday spot. From now until the commencing of April 2019, the weather here is to stay. And what’s further compelling is the much awaited season of the Dubai shopping festival that stretches from the third week of December until February. There couldn’t be a better time to take advantages of great bargains, unbelievable deals on almost all items you’re looking for and partake in celebrations across the emirate. Yes, you read that right, across the whole of Dubai will be lights, decorations, live shows, fests, beauty workshops and so much more. This festival always marks its peak for visitors arriving from all across the globe to appreciate the city and country, while they enjoy all that DSF has to offer. Since it’s the peak season, our quick travel tip to get cheap air tickets, would be to book in advance or scout for deals online before your hit that book button.

Another aspect that is most looked forward to are the raffle draws where many lucky shoppers win a great deal of gifts, brand new cars, electronics and even bouts of cash prizes (we’re talking about Millions!). Exciting enough to be here? Well, there’s more. The festival also draws foodies around the country to savor different kinds of snacks, cuisines and desserts in colorful food trucks, mini stalls and even on food carts selling something for everyone in the family. The Market Outside the Box or MOTB remains to be another important aspect of the DSF that displays work of local as well as international designers selling their unique products. Set at the Burj Park, you are bound to witness a few performances here too.

While shopping remains to be the main attraction of this annual festival in Dubai, incredible discounts are offered on collections of jewelry, fashion, interiors, cars, electronics, toys and much more at local shops, glamorous malls and retails shops. The DSF 2019 – 2020 marks the 25th anniversary of this indulgence and promises a dash of extra celebration to mark the silver jubilee. That translates to more shows, live entertainment, musical concerts, showcasing some international talents, cultural programs and unimaginable creativity. Now, while in Dubai if you’d also like to get the essence of various countries around the world, The Global Village is your haven. Walk along various pavilions and taste a little food, culture and hospitality across different countries. Also, make sure to witness the grand fireworks that will take will leave you stunned; wanting for more. The skies lit up with lights and colors every weekend during the DSF at specific (touristy) locations that attract most people. Al Seef, The Beach at JBR, La Mer etc. are a few places that are sure to witness this wonderment. Make sure to be there on time and also to get your Emirates Airlines flights booking done on right away.