Since 1996, the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) continues to attract fashionstas from all over the world. Since its inception, the festival continues to grow and has become one of the most revered shopping festivals in the world. The DSF kicks off Dubai’s New Year social calendar.
Next year will be no different. Back for the 19th edition, the Dubai Shopping Festival will kick off this Middle Eastern city’s New Year and will be on for an entire month, from 2nd January to 2nd February 2014. The month will have something for everybody, from music concerts, sports, to fashion shows and other outdoor events. The event and activities are opened to residents and visitors alike.
Dubai Shopping Festival pumps in millions of dirham (Dubai currency) into the economy and continues to be more than just a shopping extravaganza, but is also considered an international event. Each year, the festival records a staggering number of visitors, pumping millions of dirham into the economy. The festive mood inevitably spills into the streets for the entire month, with fireworks displays; entertaining street performances and of course, high discount, tax-free shopping. Items such as jewellery, electronic, rugs, perfumes, and more are highly discounted; some items have discounts as high as 75%.
While you shop, you also stand in line to win amazing weekly and daily prizes from the various retailers and malls. In previous years, the malls have been known to come together to offer the best in prizes; from luxury cars, gold and other valuables given away as prizes.
Let Thompsons organise this out of this world experience to Dubai’s entertainment and shopping extravaganza and experience not only yourself, but the city as well, at its most glamorous. With over US$27 million in prizes to be won, you truly can shop your best at DSF 2014.