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8 Best Things about Dubai Shopping Festival


The biggest shopping and entertainment extravaganza, Dubai Shopping Festival (DFS) is round the corner with bigger and better fun and frolic. This is one of a kind shopping festival that goesaround for almost a month. Terming it just as a shopping festival isn't justified at all. If you are wondering why, here is a list! 1. Shopping dubai-shopping-festival-2011Yes I never disagreed that it is one of the best shopping festivals ever! Lowest prices and the best products. Some of the best things to buy at Dubai Shopping Festival are cars(esp. from malls to save big), clothes from global village, electronic gadgets like television and smartphones giving the least prizes and latest models, carpets from Carpet Oasis, high quality Gold at lowest prices from Gold Souk and not to forget the exclusive premium quality chocolate coated almonds and dates. Global Village is in itself a shopping hub that begins a little before DSF and ends after it. Pavilions from all over the world put the specialities from their respective countries on sale. Also, not all the malls participate in DSF. Burjuman, Reef Mall, Mercato Mall, Paris Gallery, Visa, Jumbo Electronics, Emirates NBD, Al Ghurair, Damac, Emax, Lamcy Plaza, and Arabian Centre are participating this year.  2. DSF Carnival DSF CarnivalCarnival happens every weekend while the DSF is on! DSF becomes a stage for the world-famous artists and street performers like jugglers, magicians, stilt walkers, cyclists. Live Concerts have a mix of Bollywood and Hollywood flavours with musicians, artists and bands from both the western and eastern counterparts.  3. Dubai Fashion Week Dubai Fashion WeekSome of the biggest names of international fashion world come together for a DSF special edition. Fashion enthusiasts from all the over world wait for the spectacular week. Not just the fashion week, Brand-syndrome is another reason for fashion pilgrims to rush DSF. Gucci, Prada, Versace, Armani, you name it and its there with the best of discounts!  4. Gourmet aka Food How can shopping go without satisfying the taste buds. Cuisines prepared from every corner of the world finds a place in DSF. From french, chinese, american, italian to the special arabic delicacies are enough make anyone drool. As if this is not enough, there are celebrity chefs, live kitchen counters, interactive events to pamper your foodie instincts. Related: Things To Do in Dubai  5. Sports Indeed Dubai Shopping Festival has everything for everyone. If you are one of those sporty kinds, Dubai has it all for you. Open Tennis Championship, Hockey on Synthetic Surface, Ice Hockey, Football Tournament, Russian Ballet on Ice, Skating and Rowling Championships happen at the time of DSF.  6. Children Show children-showAnd you really thought DSF wouldn't do something for your kids? In case your kids get bored of the great Dubai extravaganza, which is the most unlikely situation, your kids would love the events organized by Dolphinarium, Children of World Olympiad, circus shows, cartoons organized exclusively for your kids!  7. Savings, Prizes and Lucky Draw Incredible discount rates, tax free shopping doesn’t just let you save hell lot of money but get you unbelievable prizes too if you are a little more lucky! Shopping malls and retailers organize weekly lucky draws and prizes. Till now, DSF has given away 33 Rolls Royce, 734 kilos of gold, big money in scratch coupons and vouchers! 8. Fireworks dubai-fireworksDSF is incomplete without the brilliant firework show illuminating the night sky! The jaw dropping show would take you by awe and will etch a lifetime memory. If by any chance you have missed the ongoing 20th edition, which has bollywood in limelight, you surely can’t miss the 21st edition! You might be thinking about making Dubai Shopping Festival your annual pilgrimage. Well let me tell you, after this, you can’t just think so much. Go grab your bag!

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I am Shahil Shah, a traveler and blogger! I bring stories from the places for you to cherish the experiences of my travel. Stay tuned!”

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