Dubai Shopping Festival

There will be more reasons to celebrate this year as Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai Tourism, has announced that this year’s Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) will be extended by an extra week, now running from 26 December 2018 until 2 February 2019.

This year’s festival will feature over 700 brands participating at 3,200 outlets across the city with deal- hunters able to enjoy 75 per cent off a wide range of products during the month-long sales. Extended for an additional week to give people even more reasons to shop, win and play, many of the popular events and promotions featured in previous years, such as 12 Hour Sale and Market Outside the Box (MOTB) will be returning even bigger and better, as well as exciting new additions to be revealed, DSF Weekend Surprises and Shop the Night Away.

Shop for something every day this Dubai Shopping Festival with retailers offering between 25 and 75 per cent off a range of products throughout the month-long celebrations:
* 12 Hour Sale: DSF will again kick off in style with a mammoth 12 hour sale, giving customers up to 90 per cent off at Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Mirdif, City Centre Deira, City Centre Me‘aisem, City Centre Barsha and City Centre Al Shindagha. Starting at midday and running right through to midnight, top brands in fashion, beauty, homeware and lifestyle will be on offer throughout the 12 hours.
* DSF Weekend Surprises: Starting on 27 December, DSF Weekend Surprises will give bargain- hunters the chance to enjoy incredible offers on an exclusive product range at a specified shopping location each weekend. The sale will start at 10am each Thursday, Friday and Saturday until stocks last so savvy shoppers are urged to hit the malls early to take advantage of super savings and never-seen-before offers across a wide range of items from fashion to beauty.
* Shop the Night Away: DFRE will partner with exclusive malls to offer ‘Shop the Night Away’ evenings each week throughout DSF. Starting from 6pm each Wednesday, deal-hunters can enjoy promotion bundles at their favourite shops in the mall, as well promotions on food courts and restaurants. The ‘Shop the Night Away’ experiences will also feature exclusive workshops, styling sessions and VIP gift bags. Starting on 9 January, the first ‘Shop the Night Away’ event will take place at malls around the city, full schedule to be released next week.

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