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Dubai Shopping Festival guide


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An event of Festivity & Lights, Shopping & Glamour, Sports & Adventure, Multi cuisine food & Cosmopolitan culture mix together to create

This event take place every year at Dubai (United Arab Emirates) in January month. It’s a month long event offers great excitement to travelers. During this time Dubai city is decorated with lights all over. Many promotions and offers on products at every mall to attract buyers. Entertainment shows for kids and families during evening time. Apart from this Dubai Shopping festival has much more to offer

So rent a car, and enjoy the tremendous festival with our map.

Will you PASS ALL of the malls in one day?

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Distance
156.53 km
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15h 4 m
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The Dubai Mall
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The Dubai Mall - A place like no other. A new day, a new dawn.

From the windswept sands, a new legend rises; a mall of epic proportions that is named The Dubai Mall.

Located in the heart of the prestigious Downtown Dubai is The Dubai Mall, the most-visited retail and entertainment destination, which welcomes more than 80 million visitors annually. The Dubai Mall has over 1,300 retail outlets, including two anchor department stores – Galeries Lafayette and Bloomingdale’s – and over 200 food and beverage outlets.

The Dubai Mall offers an unparalleled retail variety combined with world-class dining, entertainment and leisure attractions. The Fashion Avenue, the precinct dedicated to over 150 new luxury shopping and dining experiences, positions The Dubai Mall as the fashion capital for the Middle East. Another niche component is The Souk, an elegantly designed precinct featuring jewellery shops, accessory outlets, traditional Arab clothing brands, handicraft stores, cafés and restaurants.

The Dubai Mall features the world-class Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo featuring thousands of aquatic animals and a 270-degree walkthrough tunnel; and first-of-its-kind attraction for the Middle East, VR Park, a unique virtual reality attraction. Other family components include KidZania®, an innovative children’s ‘edutainment’ concept; the Reel Cinemas megaplex; and the Olympic-sized Dubai Ice Rink. For visitors, there are the adjoining 5-star premium hotels, Address Dubai Mall and Address Boulevard and direct access to the Dubai Metro via Link Bridge.

A massive expansion of The Dubai Mall is currently underway, paving the way to welcome over 100 million visitors, further enhancing the mall’s retail, lifestyle and entertainment offer.

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City Walk centre
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Welcome to City Walk, a creative lifestyle space where you can live, work and play. Built around movement, sharing and community, here contemporary creativity thrives and everyone who visits is inspired to actively seek the unexpected.

Conceptualised by the world’s best designers, our high-end creative lifestyle destination – that includes international retail offerings, upscale gourmet destinations, covetable residences, and plush hotels – combines Dubai’s love of out-of-the-box thinking with contemporary convenience. photo taken from

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Mercato Shopping Mall
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Mercato, located on Jumeirah Beach Road, is one of Dubai’s most charismatic and best loved shopping malls because of its individual and unequalled ambience. Although Mercato is essentially a community mall, serving the needs of residents in Jumeirah and surrounding areas, it also attracts tens of thousands of tourists from all over the world every year. Spanning 643,067 square feet, Mercato is home to over 140 shops and service outlets and prides itself in offering customers a superb variety of international fashion and lifestyle brands, a comprehensive selection of service outlets and a mouth-watering choice of cafes and restaurants.

For fashion lovers, Mercato boasts a great range of women’s, men’s and children’s clothing brands, not to mention accessories, footwear, sunglasses, jewellery and much more. From health and beauty to homeware and confectionery, Mercato really does have it all! Key attractions at Mercato include Spinneys supermarket, Vox Cinemas, Virgin Megastore and Fun City.

With a great variety of cafes and restaurants, Mercato offers an idyllic ambience for relaxed dining on the quaint cobbled streets or alfresco on the terrace. From fresh Arabic and French cuisine to international menus and fast food, the choice is yours!

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BurJuman Mall
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Since opening its doors in 1991, BurJuman has transformed the shopping experiences of millions of visitors. As a leader in retail, entertainment and enchanting experiences, it has been recognized with numerous awards as the hub of urban allure.

BurJuman is centrally located in Bur Dubai, at the heart of the retail and heritage districts. It has convenient and direct public transport access from both Dubai Metro lines at the BurJuman interchange station, and there is also easy access for car drivers to and from major highways such as Sheikh Zayed Road, ensuring quick and easy connectivity with the rest of the city.

The opportunities within the spacious mall are endless, with the latest fashion, beauty and lifestyle provided by the world’s leading retailers, along with a state-of-the-art cinema, a fun-packed family entertainment centre, a Carrefour hypermarket and a great range of dining options.

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Wafi Mall
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WAFI, a distinctive shopping and leisure destination, opened in 1991 as one of the first malls in Dubai to offer a unique mix of retail, leisure, dining and entertainment. WAFI offers an eclectic range of venues including Khan Murjan Souk, Wafi Restaurants, Cleopatra’s Spa and Wellness and Pharaohs’ Club.

Over the years, WAFI has expanded through a series of development projects such as the recently opened Carrefour Hypermarket and will continue to develop with the addition of a multi-screen cinema and entertainment centre and 5-star hotel, which will be operational in 2020.

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Dubai Festival City
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Boasting a 2.5 million square feet urban retail destination, Dubai Festival City is home to the Guinness World Record holding cutting-edge daily attraction, IMAGINE, as well as IKEA, the only Hard Rock Café in the Middle East and a world-class mall. Additionally, Dubai Festival City also encompasses four 5-star hotels – Intercontinental, Intercontinental Residence Suites, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn.

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City Centre Mirdif
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City Centre Mirdif is a super regional shopping mall ideally located on Emirates road and Tripoli street. The mall is a hub of the greater community with extensive provisions of facilities such as dedicated community areas, medical clinics, spa, personal grooming facilities and a fitness centre. With over 430 stores, unique leisure and entertainment attractions and a host of tasty food outlets, City Centre Mirdif is ‘the place for you’.

City Centre Mirdif offers easy access with 3 dedicated bridges and 12 entry and exit points at different levels of its 7,000 vehicle car parks. The shopping mall is the first in the region to follow ecologically friendly and sustainability compliant construction techniques from its early design stages and is in the process of acquiring a LEED certification.

With a gross leasable area extending to 196,000 square metres, City Centre Mirdif will feature world class stores with 200 new and unique to the Northern Emirates. Key anchor stores include Carrefour, VOX Cinemas, Playnation, Debenhams, Emax, Centrepoint, Home Centre and Fitness First.

The Centre’s superior leisure and entertainment offer includes some exciting new concepts to the region. Playnation, a brand new entertainment destination, will umbrella five distinctive brands that include iFLY Dubai - an indoor sky-diving centre, Little Explorers - a children’s edutainment centre, Soccer Circus Dubai - a fully interactive football attraction – first of its kind in the region, Yalla! Bowling - a 12 lane cosmic ten pin bowling attraction featuring advanced video simulation and video games and Magic Planet, the region’s leading family entertainment centre.

Together with Aquaplay, a new water-based ‘edutainment’ recreation facility aimed at 2 to 8 year olds and VOX Cinemas with 10 state-of-the-art cinema screens including the first “ExtremeScreen” cinema in the UAE , two Gold Class theatres and 2 RealD Digital screens, City Centre Mirdif will provide a superior leisure and entertainment experience for its shoppers.

City Centre Mirdif is the latest development of Majid Al Futtaim Properties, owner and developer of the Middle East and North Africa’s most impressive shopping malls including Mall of the Emirates and other City Centre brands.

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Dubai Outlet Mall
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Dubai Outlet Mall is the first Outlet concept mall in the Middle East, a home to over 1200 of the world’s most premium and top fashion brands and 240 stores.

Dubai Outlet Mall aims at being the ultimate value retail destination, where you can enjoy intensive deals and discounts up to 90% on most of the brands, under one roof.

Dubai Outlet Mall is the perfect destination throughout the year. While you enjoy shopping, your family will enjoy the first Chuck E Cheese’s family entertainment center in the UAE, as well as the comprehensive food and beverage choices.

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Mall of the Emirates
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Mall of the Emirates (Arabic: مول الإمارات‎) is a shopping mall in Dubai. Developed and owned by Majid Al Futtaim Properties, it opened in November 2005 and is located at interchange four on Sheikh Zayed road.

The multi-level shopping mall currently features more than 630 retail outlets, 7900 parking spaces, over 100 restaurants and cafés, 80 luxury stores and 250 flagship stores. It has a total gross leasable area of 255,489 square meters. It also hosts family leisure activities including Ski Dubai (the Middle East's first indoor ski resort and snow park), the 500-seat capacity Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre and Magic planet, one of the largest indoor family entertainment centres in Dubai.

In November 2005, it was named the World's Leading New Shopping Mall at the World Travel Awards in London. In 2017, Forbes named Mall of the Emirates as one of the top five shopping malls in Dubai.

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Nakheel Mall
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Nakheel Mall is a new destination at the heart of the world-famous Palm Jumeirah. Here, the best in dining, shopping, leisure and entertainment – as well as stunning views – can be found, with unique restaurants, shops and experiences awaiting Dubai’s residents and tourists. With 300-plus outlets, including a wide range of dining and leisure attractions, Nakheel Mall is the new soul of Palm Jumeirah, featuring everything from family fun to fine dining, toy shops to trampolines and cinemas to supermarkets, with a host of everyday services such as a medical and fitness centres, banks and tailoring services, too. Nakheel Mall is also a gastronome’s dream destination, with a collection of rooftop fine dining restaurants, a unique food hall concept, The Eatery food court and a wealth of cafes. With its own Monorail station, extensive parking and direct links to Al Ittihad Park and nearby residences, Nakheel Mall is easily accessible by road, rail or on foot. It’s also the access point for the upcoming public observatory – The View at The Palm – at the top of the neighbouring Palm Tower. We look forward to welcoming you to Nakheel Mall.

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Dubai Marina Mall
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Pairing the towering ambitions of Dubai with a unique and vibrant waterfront lifestyle, Dubai Marina captures the imagination like no other place in the world. Taking pride of place in this impressive development is Dubai Marina Mall, a modern, thoughtfully designed haven for the shopping, leisure and lifestyle pursuits of the community’s residents and visitors, as well as for fascinated tourists seeking the very best that the city has to offer.In terms of scale, 140 outlets and a gross leasable area spanning 390,000 sq. ft. are tiered over four levels that bring together high-street fashion brands, aspirational couture, al fresco dining before a shimmering waterfront, cinematic thrills at Reel Cinemas, engaging children’s entertainment, and even the convenience of a supermarket.Connected seamlessly to the premium luxury hotel, The Address Dubai Marina Mall, it allows effortless access to the property’s inspiring lobby and beyond. A relaxed, un-hurried pace defines the mood at Dubai Marina Mall, while the chic setting creates a sense of exclusivity and finesse, reflecting your own sense of style, whether casual or fashion-forward. It is the quintessential Dubai destination, where you always feel welcome and long to return to time and again.

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The beach
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The Beach is the only place in Dubai where you can feel the sand between your toes moments before diving into a shopping spree at one of our many handpicked outlets. With the sandy shores and cool blue waters at its doors, The Beach epitomizes urban living - from entertainment to shopping, from fine dining to weekly markets - you really can have it all. Sitting comfortably over 300,000 square feet, opposite JBR, The Beach is a go-to destination for locals, residents and tourists alike. Offering the community a host of outdoor activities, fitness facilities, shops, cinemas, restaurants, a water park and a play area for kids - The Beach is the ultimate day out. So whether you want to go for a jog on our purpose built running track, have lunch at one of the 45 cafes or restaurants, catch a movie on the region’s largest open-air beach cinema screen, shop at one of our unique retailers or simply kick-back on the sand and catch some sun - head down to The Beach. With new events, such as yoga on the lawn and celebrity pop-up shops, happening all the time, there’s never a dull moment at The Beach

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Ibn Battuta Mall
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The Ibn Battuta Mall is a large shopping mall on the Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai close to Interchange 6 for Jebel Ali Village. Having more than 270 shops, 50 restaurants, a 21-screen cinema and over 4,500 parking spaces on a total of 521,000 m2 (5,610,000 sq ft), Ibn Battuta is the world's largest themed shopping mall. On 26 May 2013 Nakheel announced the tender for Ibn Battuta Mall expansion – a new, 28,000 m2 (300,000 sq ft) retail hub for another 150 shops.

It consists of six courts, each of whose designs are inspired by some of the countries visited by the Moroccan Berber explorer, Ibn Battuta: Andalusia Court, China Court, Egypt Court, India Court, Persia Court, and Tunisia Court.

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Festival Plaza
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The Dubai Festival Plaza is an urban lifestyle mall owned and operated by Al Futtaim Group, which is also known for operating the highly successful Dubai Festival City Mall. Launched in 2019, Festival Plaza is the second ‘festival’ themed mall in Dubai. Some of the facilities available at the mall include prayer rooms, a shuttle bus service, high-speed WiFi access and also efficient valet services.

Located adjacent to Sheikh Zayed Road, Festival Plaza Dubai is spread over an area of 648,000 sq.ft. It houses the second IKEA store in Dubai and several other well-known international retailers. The mall is also home to more than 120 outlets, as well as 40 restaurants and cafes.

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Outlet Village
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The Outlet Village in Dubai is a discount shopping mall with more than 100 high-end stores selling fashion apparel, accessories and lifestyle items for only a fraction of the price. Just like most people would head out to Dragon Mart for budget-buys when it comes to home appliances, décor, and electronics – Dubai Outlet Village is the place to be when your wardrobe needs an upscale rehaul!

The concept is quite similar to Dubai Outlet Mall in Dubailand and has become a reigning success among the local and expat population of the city. Unlike the Outlet Mall, this Outlet Village in Dubai is fashioned after the other outlet villages across the world, with charming cobbled streets, plenty of eateries and other attractions.

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