Nesting over 5 million people, covering thousands of swanky malls and shops, and shouting zillions of offers, sales and activities, Dubai shopping festival is the undisputed solution to your shopping spree. Get your holiday and shopping spirits high as you are going to read the best deals and details on Dubai Shopping Festival 2019, and how it is worth every penny.
What is DSF?
-Paradise for shopaholic and treat for your wardrobe
Dubai Shopping Festival is the 1996 government-led initiative to up the game of retailing and boost tourism of the exceptionally luxurious emirate, and today this event is the world’s most attractive shopping destination. It is the largest shopping extravaganza and premier source of all kinds of buys at a price you have never heard of. It is a wonderful blend of revelry, shopping, culture and fun.
When is a good time to visit Dubai?
–Or you mean to ask when is the DSF, we got you!
To be honest, any time is perfect to visit this beautiful emirate. But, in case you desire for an amalgamation of healthy shopping and fun encounters, Dubai shopping festival is lit. Held in the month of January every year, Dubai manages to bring something unique and extraordinary on the table for its visitors, from fashion to furnishing. There are throngs of people going crazy over the display of versatile items, followed by fireworks, celebrations and competitions. Tourists from all over the world arrive at this rich emirate, lured by the massive discounts on the already tax-free shopping. Giving New York and Paris a hard time in cheap retail and luxury shopping, Dubai is growing from strength to strength with the brand DSF.
What are Dubai shopping Festival 2019 dates?
This year, the event is planned to start from the 26th December and run impressively for 5 long weeks. Whether it’s your fun time with family and friends or you want to discover the latest fashion trends, DSF is the fest you should head.
What happens in the Dubai Shopping Festival?
- A breathtaking opening!
–You are going to be a part of city-wide celebration and world-wide shopping!
The event kicks off with an extravagant inauguration that has fireworks, light shows and celebration lighting up the skies throughout the festival month. One-of-a-kind outdoor markets and flashmob accompany this immersive world-class retail experience.
- Shop till you drop!
–You can hunt from 700 brands across 3,200 outlets- sale is the word
Oh! You’re going to love this- Dubai emirate is packed with bright and sparkling shops all over the place, from nooks and corners to the centres. Take the advantage of these versatile options and haggle to your best. This exhibition goes for a month long and looks like something never seen before, which include modern stores standing side by side the traditional souks. Roll up your sleeves and throw on a comfortable shoes as you are not going to stop strolling until the end.
Dubai’s signature product gold which goes on a “rip-off” mode all the year round gets a big slash in the price this time of the year. Lucky for shoppers, there is everything- fashion, beauty, home furnishing, sports accessories, and food. Not just branded apparels and wear make the headlines, but the electronic goods are the favourite deals here. Plus there are fashion shows right inside the stores as a treat to your eyes- your favourite styles are in action.
Also visit the souks that have the quirky artefacts, from pashmina shawls and embroidered abayas to handcrafted jewellery. Get your hands on the personalised souvenir too.
- Seize the best rewards!
–You can win a whooping AED500,000- and we are not kidding
Did you know last year, you had to spend just AED 20 and you could win one of the eight Nissan models? Oh, wait! The prizes don’t stop here; you could buy an Infiniti ticket and earn an Infiniti car. Yes, the rewards are that kind of insane ending on millions of cash prizes. Isn’t it tempting, that while tourists and residents can visit top attractions and eat the best cuisines, they can even bag the biggest prizes of all times.
- Enjoy like a boss
–In between your shopping adventures, dine, party and tour
Plethora of things are happening all around the place in this festival month and it can be overwhelming to choose where to go and which one to skip.
- There is an outdoor cinema screening the favourite movies of all time.
- Then step to Al fresco market which boasts an array of shopping statues and pop ups telling about the emerging designers followed by myriad of entertainment shows. This includes live shows, DJs, musical performances as well as evening yoga classes to keep you sane in this cheerful chaos.
- On the roads, you can stop by the music concerts, street performers, fashion shows, film festivals, cultural events and more.
- The emirate lights up with the iconic backdrops and skyline which is opened for exploration and you can go on a city tour.
- Flock to the Global village, which is the perfect amalgamation of fine dining, unlimited shopping and fun entertainment.
And are the traveling deals for the DSF really worth it – or is it just marketing?
–70% off, cash back offers, eye-popping low prices… are these genuine?
The life and soul of the party are the amazing deals. You are going to drool and sploit these amazing raffles, deals and packages that are pretty hard to believe. The Dubai Shopping Festival 2019 offers start from 25-70% off on the happening items and are ready to steal your heart.
Nevertheless, often customers pull back thinking it to be a mere camouflage. But we have done our research and here we can inform you in confidence that the sales are great and are actually working. There are thousands of outlets and all are competing strongly to attract the customers with the massive discounts. Additionally, this event comes after the Christmas and New Year when the customers have already heard of magnetising sales. So, to keep tourists glued, they need to raise their bars. DSF is truly the king of all sales. Shoppers are going to come back if retailers offer them a product at significantly lower rate and this helps them in return to earn reputation and revenue at time of new product launch, retain existing customers or increase profit.
It is the time to put your money in the Gucci jackets, Prada bags and Armani watches. The bargain hunters are in heaven with products like gold, electronics and clothes scaling on the epic sale.
- There is an incredible 5-week sale on all the latest local and international brands.
- Everyone’s favourite 12-hour sale zooms across the Majid Al Futtaim malls and create an immense rush of excitement (because it’s mind-blowing, 25-90% off).
- Now here is something most of us wait for, Weekend deals. No brownie points for this, it comes up every weekend and it’s jaw-dropping.
DSF 2019 is every shopaholics’ dream- it has bouquet of stores, activities and festivities going on that gives Dubai a cheerful and vibrant vibes. Put your shopping shoes on as DSF promises an unforgettable retail therapy. To collaborate your DSF tour with best hotels to stay, or a city tour or desert safari ride, check out the latest Dubai shopping festival 2019 packages.