Dubai Shopping Festival 2016 Dates (DSF 2016 Dates)
When: 1st January 2016 – 1st February 2016 Where: Dubai,
A shopaholic's haven, a gourmand's dream, a family's delight and a child's fantasy,
all come true at the Dubai Shopping Festival 2016, a month long
shopping extravaganza that will take your senses for a roller coaster ride. Also
known as Layali Dubai in Arabic, the festival offers a diverse range of activities
that immerse you in the vibes of excitement at the desert city. Go on and experience
the merriment of childhood at the Cartoon event with your very own Pokemon, Casper
and Tarzan or explore the international heritage at the Global Village. As for high
rollers who like to spend lavishly on shopping, Carpet Oasis is the place to be.
You can also catch up with the latest trends at the Dubai Fashion Week or try your
luck at the Raffle draw for a fabulous prize.
The Dubai Shopping Festival which started in February, 1996 has
since become a great tourist attraction for visitors from around the world. Besides
discounted shopping sometimes up to nearly 75%, there are other activities for the
whole family such as raffle draws, music concerts, fashion shows, children’s events
and lots more.
During the Dubai Festival (DSF), the malls of Dubai are brimming with activity and
filled with items such as electronics, jewellery, clothing, carpets, art and crafts,
watches, perfumes and sell at hugely discounted prices, sometimes upto nearly 75%.
So if you've been eyeing a Gucci or a Prada, a Versace or Armani this is the right
time to get your hands on it. At the time of 'Dubai Shopping Festival' you can get these items at great prices.
Shopping at Souks in Dubai
The souks of Dubai are a hub of activity during the Dubai Shopping Festival with
the Gold Souk being the most popular and the shops brightly lit and filled with
shining gold jewellery - everything from necklaces, bracelets and bangles! The Spice
Souk is another market place which is very busy and bursting at the seams with aromatic
spices and is a riot of colour.
Dubai in the UAE is an ultra modern city both a dynamic international business centre
and a laid back tourist escape. One of its greatest visitor attractions
is duty free shopping - whatever you want, from couture to coffee
pots, you will find it here!