First organized by the government of Dubai in 1996, the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) has become famous all over the world as a shopper’s paradise where people can view the finest retail products. Primarily, it was contrived to promote commerce and trade in the emirate.
The City of Gold
Due to the success of the original festival, the authorities decided to hold it each year. Since then, it has attracted huge numbers of visitors, who are given the best hospitality the city can offer.
Dubai, UAE was originally dubbed as “The City of Gold” during an awareness campaign for the first DSF, where authorities invited a lot of esteemed people and celebrities from all around the world.
It was also this time when the event was officially named as the Dubai Shopping Festival, with the organizers coming up with a unique idea of a global village.
Global Village showcase the styles and culture of Dubai.
Due to the success of the original festival, the authorities decided to hold it each year.
Since then, it has attracted huge numbers of visitors, who are given the best hospitality the city can offer.
Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF)
This festival is regarded as the most exciting shopping festivals in the city and happens every year during the start of the year and just before summer arrives. It is definitely something that has made the city proud.
Shoppers will not only find the best products during the event, but can also take part in numerous activities, such as film festivals, street plays, fashion shows, special events for young people, and entertainment and cultural programs that make the Dubai Shopping Festival unique and remarkable.
The event is another way by the government to promote tourism in Dubai. As a matter of pride, authorities make sure they organize extraordinary events to attract many tourists and boost the economy of UAE. Not only that, but guests will also get the chance to feel the culture and luxury of the country.
Dubai Shopping Festival 2016
Dubai Shopping Festival 2016 will happen from January 01 to February 01.
It again promising a lot of entertainment events and programs for visitors from different walks of life.
For the Dubai Shopping Festival 2016 festival, it will happen from January 01 to February 01, promising a lot of entertainment events and programs for visitors from different walks of life.
This is to ensure that everyone guest is well taken care of throughout their visit to the festival. It is because of these exclusive and impressive perks that people around the world are eager to wait for participating in the celebration.
This festival is known to be the largest and most successful shopping and entertainment program that is held every year.
Where to Shop during DSF
You can shop ’til you drop during the DSF, and what better way to do this than at the biggest shopping, entertainment and leisure destination in the world—The Dubai Mall.
Located at the foot of Burj Khalifa, this mall sprawls across 1.1 million square meters and contains more than 1,200 retail stores, children’s theme parks, the Dubai Ice Rink and the Dubai Aquarium.
Whether you are looking for electronics, books, electronics, fashion items or food, you will most likely find them at this mall. Haute couture? You can check out Fashion Avenue, where you can shop through the latest collections from the best designers, such as Versace, Stella McCartney, Alexander McQueen and Burberry.
What’s more, the mall has already begun an expansion of further 93,000 square meters.
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