Great news for shopping enthusiasts who love music concerts, food popups, brand activations, outstanding raffles and offers – Dubai beckons with the world-renowned Dubai Shopping Festival. Ongoing till Jan 30, 2021, there is something unique and special planned for every visitor here.
Kickstarting amidst great fanfare (following strict precautionary Covid-19 measures at all times), with a spectacular opening ceremony, DSF began its activations over December 17-18, 2020 at Burj Park, Downtown Dubai. The star-studded event featured concerts by Emirati singer Hussain Al Jassmi and Egyptian star Tamer Hosny. Day 2 saw popular American singer Annie Marie and pop Band Clean Bandit who awed visitors at Market OTB at Burj Park along with some amazing family-oriented performances. Over the days ahead, there are a host of fabulous shows and events planned for visitors. Take a look at what’s in store for you…
Look forward to a weekend of world-class firework displays that will light up the skies with colours, each night at The Beach, Al Seef, La Mer, Dubai Festival City Mall, and Dubai Creek.
The DSF Daily Drone Show is a big attraction as the longest running drone show in the Middle East and Africa, taking place each day of DSF. You can check it out at The Beach and Bluewaters, the free shows will be held daily at 7pm and again at 9.30pm.
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An ’enchanted garden experience’ will feature the following: A wonder maze, outdoor cinema, skill games, tea party zone, retail kiosks, multimedia projection show and a Wishing Lake and Enchanted Storytelling Tree open weekdays from 6pm-12am and weekends 4pm-2am.
Visitors can experience the past reimagined at the festival-long DSF Market at Al Seef featuring weekly themed events including a Chocolate Art Fest, Coffee Fest, Kite and Bubble Fest, Date Fest and Waterfront Fest featuring a grand finale Dragon Boat Race.
Till 27 December, 2020 – the Theatre at the QE2 will host twice daily performances of Beauty and the Beast, while the stunning Cirque De Glace dance and acrobatics show will be staged from 24 December to 26 December, 2020 at Dubai Opera.
Aakash Gupta, the winner of season 2 of Amazon Primefs Comicstaan, will perform stand-up comedy at the Laugh-A-Thon ft Aakash Gupta show, held at the Theatre by QEZ on 25 December, 2020. At the Dubai World Trade Centre, enjoy New Year’s Eve show by Syrian singer Nassif Zeytoun. The Theatre at Mall of the Emirates will stage a screening of Fetez La Danse produced by Opera De Paris on 28 December, 2020.
Every member of your family can look forward to a truly unique parade into the world of dance, the Ballet Etudes transposes a dance class on stage, with great moments from The Nutcracker presented by 120 Starts, The First Dancers, The Corps de Ballet and the students of the Opera De Paris.
Art lovers can tune into a digital art show titled ‘From Monet to Kandinsky. Revolutionary Art’ at The Souk Madinat Jumeirah. There’s so much happening during the Dubai Shopping Festival, make sure you live it up!
For further details of Dubai Shopping Festival, go to mydsf.ae