The Traditional Shopping Festival (DSF) will take place in Dubai from December 8, 2023 to January 14, 2024. If you have not yet decided where to go in December - January, for example, for the Christmas holidays, or where to celebrate the New Year, then we recommend that you think about a trip to Dubai. Combine a pleasant trip with profitable shopping.
Do you love shopping? Do you like to choose new outfits, look for your new look? Then you will enjoy Dubai these days! Visitors will find a variety of products and great deals on everything from fashion and jewelry to electronics and accessories.
Even if you claim that you do not like shopping, you still buy something for yourself or for your loved ones.
December 8 - 10, 2023. The Sole DXB 2023 festival will be held in the Dubai Design District. The festival will feature performances by popular performers and DJs, as well as sports competitions, seminars and master classes.
December 12, 2023. Unique music at the Dubai Opera. Grammy Award-winning Tinariwen, a music group made up of Saharan Tuaregs, brings you desert-inspired music.
December 15, 2023. Explore modern Arabic music. Popular singers Ahlam Al Shamsi and Assala Nasri will perform at the Coca-Cola Arena.
The Emirates national oil company ENOC will be holding a lottery during the shopping festival.
AED 10,000 will be won by someone daily in the ENOC draws from October 1 to December 7, 2023. To participate in the draw, you must spend a minimum of AED 25 from September 25 to December 7 in Zoom stores and receive a lottery voucher. One winner is announced daily. Check with the organizers for details.
Someone will win a Nissan Patrol V6 during the Dubai Shopping Festival. Will it be you? Every day from December 9, 2023 to January 14, 2024, the DSF Mega Raffle will give away new cars to winning ticket holders.
To take part, simply purchase a lottery ticket for AED 100 at ENOC or EPPCO petrol stations in Dubai. You can also enter the DSF Mega Draw when you visit the Gold Souk at select kiosks and shopping malls.
Each ticket holder will also be entered into the DSF Grand Raffle, where one lucky winner will receive AED 500,000 in cash at the end of the DSF draw.
You will have a wide choice of how to have a good time
The Dubai Shopping Festival is not only shopping, but a lot of entertainment, activities and cultural events. You can try to win prizes, get various special offers from hotels, visit gastronomic and musical events.
We advise you to visit
The Dubai Mall. This is the largest shopping and entertainment center in the world. At least for that you should visit this mall. (Located in downtown Dubai).
The Mall of the Emirates. This mall is famous for the world's largest indoor winter park with ski area - Ski Dubai.
The Dubai Marina Mall. Dubai Marina Mall is one of the most visited malls in Dubai. In this shopping center there are famous fast food restaurants, coffee shops. This is what attracts the youth of the region and tourists here.
- Look for hotel deals here.
- Find flights to Dubai here.
- Book a taxi from the airport to the hotel in advance.
- Guided tours, activities and entertainment.
You may also be interested in:
January 7, 2024. Dubai Marathon 2024. One of the largest annual sports competitions in the region, the Dubai Marathon.
The marathon route will begin on Umm Suqeim Road near the Madinat Jumeirah Hotel. Umm Suqeim Road near the Madinat Jumeirah.
From 12 to 14 January 2024, Dubai will host the second largest endurance race - the Hankook 24H Dubai 24-hour marathon, in which GT cars and touring cars compete. Crews from all over the world will compete against each other on the Dubai Autodrome race track.
15-18, 18-31 December 2023, 1-7 January 2024. Madinat Jumeirah Holiday Fair. Organizers say, “Your holiday season in Dubai would be incomplete without a visit to the annual festive market.” (Madinat Jumeirah Festive Market.)
Address: st. King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, 6 – Dubai.
January 19-21, 2024. COREUNITY Festival. "Enjoy a weekend of camping, adventure, wellness and music." The region's first active lifestyle, movement and music festival, COREUNITY, is set to take place in Hatta. The program includes Yoga at the Top - Burj Khalifa and Movement and Music at the Dubai Opera Garden, health, adventure and fun.
The OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament will take place from 18 to 21 January 2024 in Dubai at the Emirates Golf Club. Leading golfers from different countries, including athletes from the top 10, will take part in the competition.
Find excursions, activities and entertainment in Dubai here.
(Some information from last year, information will be updated soon.)
We recommend visiting GITEX Shopper, the largest consumer electronics show in the region, which will be held at the Dubai World Trade Center from 14 to 18 December 2022.
Drone light show recommended DSF returns to Dubai Shopping Festival. You can watch the Dubai Drone Show during the Shopping Festival every night from 15 December 2022 to 29 January 2023 at Bluewaters Island and The Beach. It will be free twice-nightly performances of two spectacular shows. We recommend arriving early to secure a comfortable spot.
We recommend visiting the Dubai Lights exhibition. There you will see mesmerizing light installations by artists, designers, architects and studios from all over the world. The exhibits were previously presented at the world-famous Light Festival in Amsterdam. Lighting installations from renowned international artists will stay across the city.
We recommend to celebrate the New Year in Dubai. You can bask in the sun on the beach during the day and see the best New Year's Eve fireworks in the world in the evening.
Dubai hotels are sure to have a lot of tempting offers for tourists this winter. You need to regularly check the information about the offers on travel sites.
Fri, December 16, 2022. 20:00. Opening Concert. Listen to the biggest hits with Arab superstars. Coca-Cola Arena.
Sat, December 17, 2022. 21:30. Kanika Kapoor and Jasleen Royal (Indian singing stars) concert as part of the Winter Music Fest. The Agenda.
15 December 2022 - 29 January 2023. Weekly draw by scanning your receipts on the SHARE app. Spend AED300 (in a single or cumulative spree) at Mall of the Emirates, City Center Al Shindagha, City Centre Me‘aisem, City Centre Mirdif and City Centre Deira and stand the chance to win 1 million SHARE points (the equivalent of AED100,000) on the SHARE app.
Win AED 1 million. Spend AED 300 (or more) in one day at Dubai Festival City Mall from December 15, 2022 to January 29, 2023 and you could be the lucky one to win a prize.
Take part in the DSF Mega Raffle and win a Nissan Patrol. To participate, from December 15, 2022 to January 29, 2023, make a purchase of AED 200 (or more) at ENOC and EPPCO stations. One winner is selected daily. Don't forget to get a ticket for your dream car.