Dubai Shopping Festival – A month of shopping madness!

If you have seen shopaholics grow restless near December end every year, and still do not know the reason, this is the time for some revelation. In all probability, they must have been waiting for the month long shopping extravaganza – the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF)! 

Photo Courtesy – Official Website

One of the most eagerly awaited shopping festivals of the world, the Dubai Shopping Festival sees business worth crores and an unprecedented number of visitors. Loved more for the deals, product launches, huge discounts, musical concerts, sports events that it brings, DSF makes Dubai a sort of mecca for the lovers of shopping.


And if you too have been on your toes, waiting for more information on 2014 Dubai Shopping Festival, here’s your guide book to the event – 


Event dates – January 02, 2014 – February 02, 2014


Event Highlights – Focus on Art & Culture, Fashion, Healthcare, Lifestyle, Sports, Shopping, Family Entertainment, Cultural Celebration, Exhibitions, Concerts/Comedy/Theatre and more.

Dunlop Tires 24H – A 2 day event (Jan 10 – Jan 11) for adrenaline junkies. Photo Courtesy – Official Website

Major Venues & Categories

DSF is much more than just shopping for Dubai offers experience that you’ll remember for your whole life. So, once you’re there, check these out for a great time at DSF.


1) Global Village (for Arts & Culture, Family Entertainment, Shopping)


2) The Dubai Mall & Deira City Centre(for Fashion, Lifestyle, Luxury)


3) Dubai International Marine Club (Mina Seyahi) (for Lifestyle, Healthcare, Sports)


4) Dubai Autodrome, Motorcity (for Sports)


5) Al Shindagha Heritage & Diving Village (for Children, Community, Family, General Public, Women)


6) Souk Madinat at Madinat Jumeirah Complex (for a souk shopping experience)


7) Burjuman (for Children, Family, General Public)


Don’t miss visiting this old style souk arena at Souk Madinat (Photo Courtesy – Official Website)

Kids’ Special At the Fest

Photo Courtesy – Official Website

For the first time in life, your kids are going to love you for taking them on a shopping spree. That’s the only possible outcome after you let them shake hands and more at events like the Teletubbies Live Show at Burjuman. 


Other than shopping and events, 2014 Dubai Shopping Festival focuses on special activities for different age groups. Take your pick from kids’ special firework shows, film festivals, fashion shows, street plays and, of course, gold shopping at the many gold souks.


Photo Courtesy – Joi

With less than a month for the curtains to drop at Dubai Shopping Festival 2014, you really should be off to Dubai.


Just for a travel twist, there’s much more to Dubai than just shopping!