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6+ Highlights of Dubai Shopping Festival 2017


The Dubai Shopping Festival is an annual global shopping event that attracts millions of tourists and holidaymakers.The festival happens in January month each year. This year, the Dubai Shopping Festival 2018 will start on December 26th, 2017 to January 28th, 2018. The Festival is the paradise for shopping enthusiasts who are in search of the best bargain deals. Thus, the month of January is the best time to enjoy shopping and the festival at the same time.

Are you planning a shopping tour? Book Dubai tour package and enjoy lavish shopping in Dubai. It is sure the experience would remain world class. Most people would wonder why Dubai Shopping Festival is so popular. Here read the following paragraphs to know the highlights.


Here are the 6 highlights of Dubai Shopping Festival

Global Village

Global Village is the special attraction of the Dubai Shopping Festival. Global Village exhibits stalls from different countries. These stalls exhibit products like handicrafts, clothes, food, sweets, desserts, toys and more.The Global Village has achieved popularity all over the world.

DSF Carnival

Like other years, DSF 2018 will host shows by acrobats & dancers, as well as a magnificent parade with performances by famous international artists. The carnival generally takes place each weekend throughout the month-long festival.

During the festival, the entertaining events like music shows, firework displays, street dance performances, film festivals, fashion shows, concerts etc take place regularly. During the festival, you can enjoy shopping till you get tired and then chill out in a cafe or enjoy the amazing shows and firework display at night.

Carpet and Art Oasis

Carpet and Art Oasis is one more famous shopping highlight during the festival.The Carpet and Art Oasis exhibit thousands of special carpets and rugs from well-known carpet producing countries from all over the world. The annual event is a bonanza of ethnic, handmade Persian and oriental carpets.


Gourmet is a special attraction of DSF, where tourists are served with yummy cuisines made all over the world. The city has a lot of wonderful restaurants and food courts that serve Lebanese, Indian, Chinese, Arabic, Mexican, Moroccan, French, Italian, Latin American and additional international cuisine dishes.

Tax-free shopping

Tax-free shopping is a highlight of DSF. Shopping in Dubai is mostly tax-free. Also, the festival offers great discounts since the shopping malls and merchants offer great discounts on a variety of products like jewelry, carpets, watches, electronics, handicrafts, and clothes of major brands. During the festival, a variety of products such as perfumes, watches, jewelry etc can be bought tax-free prices. Daily lucky draws, as well as sales and promotion also, happen for the duration of the festival.

During the festival, every customer who buys gold obtains coupons on daily basis. Each day, the winner of the lucky draw is provided with 1 kg of gold. Furthermore, the lucky draw contest for cars takes place for the duration of the festival.

Shopping at the Dubai Mall

During the festival, there are a lot of places to explore and buy souvenirs, luggage, handbags, art collectibles, clothes, etc in the Dubai Mall. The mall has a lot of dining options, restaurants, and banks which exchange foreign currency. Tourists can easily exchange currency in the banks in the mall.

Are you feeling excited to shop this festive season? Guess, you should be. Book your Dubai travel package now and enjoy the best vacation.