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Festivals in Dubai: What To Celebrate In August?

Dubai in August experiences peak summer. But it is still the destination to be. Let us tell you why? You get to enjoy unbelievable discounts on shopping and participate in summer special events. There is plenty to keep you entertained with fewer crowds and a lot of indoor fun. If you love shopping then being in Dubai in August is a must. We list for you the festivals and events in Dubai in August to unlock. Read on!

Festivals in Dubai: What To Celebrate In August?

Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS)

Festivals in Dubai: What To Celebrate In August? DSS

Dubai Summer Surprises in the UAE is an unbelievably exciting shopping festival. The event promises fun-filled music concerts, entertainment, fabulous discounts on shopping and dining fests. Dubai livens up with the buzz of mega sales and mega fun. This is an exciting event to spend with your entire family. Leave it to Dubai to make your summer memorable and thrilling. The festival is represented by a springy yellow mascot called Modhesh that adds to the comical value. So, beat the heatwave and enjoy DSS in the dazzling emirate.

What to look forward to?
  • Pomp and grandeur in the air with fabulous discounts such as DSS Bonanza on your favourite brands.
  • Lucky draws, raffles and gift offers on retail merchandise.
  • Entertainment programs and musical events for the entire family.
  • Firework displays and spectacular light shows.
  • Dining fests and fun food stalls for amazing gourmet experiences. 
  • Indoor entertainment for the little ones with numerous acts.
  • Spectacular projection shows that light up the night sky at famous landmarks.
Festival Venues: Dubai Festival City Mall, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai, Across Dubai and more

Eid al-Adha Festivities

Eid Al-adha

Eid al-Adha is celebrated in July but the festivity continues through the first week of August. Watch spectacular fireworks, specially curated fountain shows with laser finesse, music and more. Eid exclusive discounts continue with merriment in the air. Eid al-Adha is an important Islamic festival celebrated worldwide. It honours the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God. The ‘festivity of sacrifice’  brings with it a celebratory occasion in Dubai. Take a holiday break with a cosy stay at the many fancy resorts.

What to look forward to?
  • An air of festivity and joy and be a part of Eid traditions.
  • Fabulous Eid offers at the shopping malls for an unbelievable retail experience.
  • Dazzling firework shows especially at the Dubai Festival City Mall.
  • Exclusive events and discount promotions to celebrate Eid.
  • Unmissable Eid staycation packages on offer at luxurious resorts. 
Festival Venues: All over Dubai

Festival Plaza Indoor Run Summer Challenge

Festival Plaza Indoor Run Summer Challenge

The indoor series is open to novices and advanced runners to compete in an indoor run challenge. So, pick up your running shoes and get ready for a thrilling event that starts at 7 am. There are races to enjoy for a distance of 2.5 km and 5 km held on the first-floor concourse level at the Festival Plaza Mall. Registration to participate in the Series 3 0f 3 events is available online. After the race, you can enjoy an IKEA Festival Plaza breakfast and coffee, complimentary. Get your competitive spirits soaring and participate to win plenty of prizes. The event is organised by the Dubai Sports Council that spans across the summer months. 

What to look forward to?
  • Racing events for the 2.5 km and 5 km challenge courses.
  • IKEA Festival Plaza Mall complimentary breakfast and coffee.
  • Shopping spree joys and exclusive offers at the venues shopping centre.
  • Lots of prizes to be won with lots of sporty excitement.
  • Interaction with like-minded people and athletes.
  • Indulge in a fitness level challenge to feel a sense of sporting spirit.
Festival Venue: Festival Plaza
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