Dubai Shopping Festival 2019 – Complete Coverage on What’s in Store

39 days, Up to 75% Discount at more than 1,500 stores

Dubai Shopping Festival or as it is famously known DSF begins today. This year’s Dubai Shopping festival is the longest with the festival lasting for 39 days.

Dubai Shopping Festival Dates

Begins on December 26, 2018

Ends on February 2, 2019

The Team behind DSF 2019

The shopping fest is organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE). This is an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism).

Dubai Shopping Festival Timings

The Dubai Shopping Festival will be open for public from 10am in the morning until 12am in the night during the complete period.

Participating Brands

Most of the retailers across Dubai will be a part of the Dubai Shopping Festival 2019. Few of the major brands are:

Fashion and beauty –Topshop, Zara, H&M, Mango, AllSaints, Hollister, & Abercrombie & Fitch

Tech gadgets –Jumbo Electronics, Carrefour, Sharaf DG, & Virgin Mega Store

Home and kitchen appliances – IDdesign, Crate & Barrel, Villeroy & Boch, Tavola, Zara Home, Tanagra,  The One, Marina Exotic Home Interiors, Grand Home, & Masisons Du Monde

Shop & Win Contests

  1. Infiniti and Nissan are having lucky draws where you have a chance to win cars. To enter the Infiniti mega raffle draw, you have to purchase a raffle ticket for 200 AED. For the Nissan draw, you have to spend AED 20 on-fuel purchases at ENOC and EPPCO stations and Zoom stores.
  2. Mall of the Emirates has a lucky draw everyday where one winner gets 15 times the purchase value. The shopping value must be 650 AED or more at any shop.
  3. City Centre Deira has a lucky draw where in customers have a chance to win a landcruiser car if they spend 250 AED or more.
  4. City Centre Me’aisem and City Centre Al Shindagha have cash prizes to be won worth AED 200,000 every week for customers who spend over AED 200.

Deals to Look Out For

Weekend surprise sale will be held at 10 am every Thursday, Friday and Saturday with discounts ranging between 25 and 75 per cent.

There’s a “Shop the Night Away” which would start from 9th January where in every Wednesday at 6 pm, shoppers can enjoy special discounts at different malls and restaurants. If you are lucky, you may get a chance to be a participant at styling workshops, fashion sessions, and win special gifts like VIP leather bags, and much more.

More than Shopping, Experience Dubai’s Culture at It’s Finest

Fireworks would take place every Thursday and Friday night at Al Seef, La Mer and The Beach.

Market Outside the Box (MOTB) pop up market will be organized at the Burj Park from January 24 to February 2. You can shop for products from local designers and brands at amazingly cheap rates. With entertainment option for kids and many street-style food vendors serving world cuisine, this is a must visit festival.

DSF Culture Fest

Besides the shopping, you have concerts and free-to-attend family-oriented activities and events in malls and contests organized by leading brands.

List of Events & Concerts at DSF 2018

Max Amini Live in Dubai

The stand-up returns to the UAE (Don’t miss your chance to see the comedy sensation)

When?: 4 January 2019

Where?: Madinat Theatre, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Arijit Singh Live at Dubai World Trade Centre

‘Tum Hi Ho’ singer returns to Dubai” (Award-winning singer plays his breakthrough hits)

When?:11 January 2019

Where?: Dubai World Trade Centre

Junoon Live in Dubai

The legendary rock band reunites (Junoon are set to perform in Dubai for the first time)

When?:18 January 2019

Where?: Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium

Miami Vibes at City Walk

Dubai’s foodies are in for a treat -(Miami Vibes this Dubai Shopping Festival)

When?:11-31 December

Where?: City Walk

DSF Fireworks Nights

See Dubai’s skies light up (Don’t miss the spectacular fireworks shows)

When?: 26 December 2018 – 2 February 2019

Where?: Various Locations

Global Village live concerts

Catch some of the biggest international stars(Don’t miss this all-star line-up)

When?: 28 December 2018 – 1 February 2019

Where?: Global Village

Winter Wonderland at City Centre Mirdif

An outdoor celebration like no other(Fun-filled activities for the whole family)

When?: 15 December 2018 to 14 January 2019

Where?: City Centre Mirdif

Aladdin Live at Madinat Theatre

Catch a pantomime this festive season(Live show promises fun for all ages)

When?: Until 28th December 2018

Where?: Madinat Theatre, Souk Madinat

90s Upload at Dubai World Trade Centre

A host of 90s bands will be taking the stage(Travel back in time this December)

When?: On 28th December 2018

Where?: Dubai World Trade Centre

George Ezra Live at Dubai World Trade Centre

‘Shotgun’ singer makes his Dubai debut(Get ready for arena-filling choruses and Ezra’s soulful energy)

When?: On 22 January 2019

Where?: Dubai World Trade Centre

Momoland Live in Concert

Don’t miss this K-Pop sensation in Dubai(Sing along with Korea’s latest superstars)

When?: On 4th January 2019

Where?: Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium

Othello at Dubai Opera

One of Shakespeare’s greatest plays comes to Dubai (See this iconic play at Dubai Opera)

When?: From 31 January 2019 till 2 February 2019

Where?: Dubai Opera

Carpet Oasis 2019

Dubai’s biggest carpet festival returns(Find bargains, win prizes and more)

When?: 20 January – 14 February 2019

Where?: City Walk

Asian Football Cup UAE 2019

Watch world-class football this January(The AFC Asian tournament returns to the UAE)

When?: 5 January – 1 February 2019

Where?: Across the UAE


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