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All You Need To Know About Dubai Shopping Festival 2020

Dubai is famous for its massive skyline, magnificent architecture, and vivacious environment. Well, that’s not all! The city is worshipped for its annual DUBAI SHOPPING FESTIVAL, aka, DSF. Come and get your hands on the very best retail experiences, entertainment, and whatnot. Feel the excitement, thrill, and fun unveil at this fiesta for the ‘shopaholics’. The list of surprises has just begun. Grab mind-blowing offers on the top brands. Watch live concerts, fireworks, and groove along with the beats of multi-cultural experiences. Here is a guide to celebrating the Dubai Shopping Festival 2020 with perfect Élan.

The Dubai Shopping Festival 2020 Dates:

26 December 2019 – 01 February 2020.

Fun Highlights of the Dubai Shopping Festival 2020

  • DSF is going to celebrate its 25th year anniversary this year. So, get ready for an overdose of fun and shopping.
  • Dubai Shopping Festival offers 5 weeks of Sale with over 700+ brands and Tax-Free shopping. Excited already!
  • At the time of DSF, the entire city sets to offer the best deals on unlimited products. No one can beat that!
  • Purchase gadgets, artifacts and home decors of top brands at affordable rates.
  • Get beyond-fabulous discounts at DSF Dubai on top labeled clothing brands during a 12-hour sale.
  • Entertainment awaits here with open arms at various listed locations along with lip-smacking food to pamper to your taste buds on the go.

Guide to the Best Dubai Shopping Festival Experience

1. Explore the Bona Fide Souks of Dubai

Souks of Dubai.
  • Night Souk: Have fun at the water parks, dining facilities, kids club, and various spas.
  • Gold Souk: Buy glittering and authentic gold jewelry at the lowest prices at DSF, Dubai.
  • Spice Souk: Savor the colorful and aromatic spices at the spice souk.

Pro tip: The Dubai festival city shops or souks offer amazing discounts. It is best if you come updated with the latest prices for the day.

Where: Dubai Mall | Global Village

2. Scout Out in the Market OTB

Dubai shopping festival 2020 offers amazing deals on local and international emerging brands. So, enjoy the winter sun with live drama, music, art, culture, dance and an array of local eateries and food trucks. Get the best of crafts here.

Pro tip: Find authentic artisans, crafts and a lot more at the DSF Dubai Sale Festival.

Where: Burj Park by Emaar.

3. Praise Art at the DSF Carnival

Disclaimer: The image has been taken from an external source.

Dubai Shopping Fest is renowned for its spectacular parade. Watch amazing performances of music, dance, acrobat, percussionist, and lot more. The Carnival takes place every weekend at the time of DSF.

Pro tip: The carnival follows different themes. Check out the time of your favorite show and pre-book your tickets.

Where: Al Seef Street.

4. The Carpet Exposition

DSF is a treasure ground of carpets. Traders from across the world gather here with the finest ranges and the best offers at Dubai Shopping Festival locations. Rugs, work of art and handicrafts are displayed on sale.

Pro tip: DSF Sale in Dubai has many offers on carpets and home decors. Look around to grab the best offer.

Where: Carpet Oasis.

5. Global Village: Uniting the Globe at one place

Experience the best of the entire world at the Dubai Shopping Festival Global Village. The Global Village represents the fine legacies of every country with its own pavilion.

Pro tip: Visit from 4 pm to Midnight on Weekdays | 4 pm to 1 am on Weekends and Public Holidays.

Make sure to explore all the stalls at least once.

Where: Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Road.

6. Thrill at the DSF Desert Camp

Not just for retail therapy, Dubai Shopping Festival 2020 is a perfect place for adventure seekers as well. Take part in activities like quad bikes, camel rides or go for a dune bashing desert safari for the ultimate thrill.

Pro tip: Do explore this fun activity as it is family-friendly and enthralling. Make sure to plan for it separately.

Where: The Iridium Building – Umm Suqeim St – Dubai.

7. Quintessential Gourmets

Enjoy international cuisines made by the celebrity chefs at the festivals in city mall shops. Meet people from diverse backgrounds, share laughter, enjoy flavorsome drinks and relish real gourmet at Dubai DSF 2020.

Pro tip: There is an abundance of exquisite choices. The best way to enjoy is to explore a bit of everything.

Where: Multiple Locations

8. Spirited live Concerts

Must explore the jaw-dropping live concerts, juggler acts, celebrity performances and a lot more at the 2020 Dubai Shopping Festival. The city will be vibrant with art and culture as artists from across the globe set the platform on fire.

Pro tip: The tickets for each show are sold beforehand. We suggest you pre-book these to catch your favorite shows without fail. Reach sooner to secure the best seats.

Where: Downtown Dubai.

9. Witness the Gleaming Sky


Fireworks show is the highlight of the Dubai Sale Festival 2020, i.e., DSF 2020. At night, the show starts with huge fireworks, the sky sparkles in the dark and offers a magnificent view to the visitors.

Pro tip: Make a note of the correct time of these fireworks to witness every moment of it.

Where: Burj Khalifa.

What’s Next?

The Dubai Summer Festival 2020

Dubai summer surprises.
  • Dubai is going to be the perfect place to be at this summer with its Dubai Summer Festival 2020. The city organizes this annual summer festival, also known as Dubai Summer Surprises.
  • Dubai’s Summer Surprises deals of the day reveal majestic offers on top clothing brands, gadgets, accessories, spices, home decors and a lot more.
  • Dubai summer festival 2020 is an annual event. In addition to retail therapy, you may look forward to all fun activities like shopping, eating, partying, watching art and much more.

Pro tip: Pack a small bag of fluids and wear comfortable clothes, preferably cotton to enjoy the Dubai Summer Festival’s charm to the fullest.

Dubai Summer Festival 2020 dates:

From the month of June 2020 to August 2020 (tentatively).

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