Magnificence has always been the soul of Dubai, be it the luxurious cars cruising through the streets, the opulence of Burj Khalifa or the splendid Dubai Mall. It is one of the hottest shopping destinations in the world because of the many locations that can satisfy the shopper in you. Shopping in Dubai is a mystical art. It is therapeutic and can lift your spirits tremendously. It is addictive and relaxing at the same time. Do you remember the thrill that runs up and down your spine when you see the shelves of leather handbags or the song of your heart when you touch a delicate white carpet? Bargain-lovers and shopping-buffs, Dubai welcomes you to the goldmine of retail experiences, the Dubai Shopping Festival 2016.
The Dubai Shopping Festival, lovingly nicknamed as DSF, it is the brainchild of the Dubai government to promote the United Arab Emirates as one of the major and beloved tourist destinations of the world. Their undying efforts have paid off immensely. The hoards of retail lovers and tourists that fill the traditional souqs and exquisite boutiques throughout this urbane haven are the proof of this efforts benefit.
This yearly festival sets a wonderful base for the start of a new year. January to February, it is one whole month of retail bliss for everyone who gets the chance to attend DSF. The city is transformed from an elegant metropolitan to a promotional arena, with shops, boutiques and souqs around the city offering discount and offers. There is no happiness to compete with the happiness you feel when you see a ‘discount’ sign. The visitors of the Dubai Shopping Festival 2015 experienced utter enjoyment. Shoppers can purchase products from any category their heart desires. Shiny gold and graceful jewellery, new-age electronics and speedy cars, furry carpets and classy furniture, leather handbags and cashmere pants, whatever your heart desires are available at enticing prices. It is truly a festival of excitement as shoppers get to take part in raffle draws and win wonderful prizes, from high-end cars to piles of gold on a daily basis.
This exquisite festival is conducted throughout the metropolitan. Major retailers or quintessential souqs, everyone will offer deals that are wonderful. The best places to shop during this bonanza are the Global village, Dubai Mall and all other big malls.
Attractions Of DSF
DSF has something to offer everyone! It is a foodies’ fête, Kids’ theme park, shoppers’ heaven and art lovers’ gala. It is a festival of lights, glamour and a cosmopolitan mix of tradition and contemporary. Decorated with lights throughout the city, it is a sight to behold. From 1st January 2016 to 1st February 2016, it will be a month full of entertainment.
Decorations Of DSF
Lights can always transform a magnificent setting into something mystical. Magnificent Dubai becomes mystical Dubai for a month. Butterfly light shows, a showcase of brilliant fireworks and unique decorations adorn the streets of Dubai. Don’t forget to bring your camera, or else you will miss the chance of capturing an iridescent city.
History Of Dubai Shopping Festival
The Dubai shopping festival initially began as a humble local affair on the 16th of February 1996. Because of its celebrated success with the mass, it transformed into an international occasion. People from different corners of the globe anticipate it, and when it comes, the city is bustling with tourists of different nationalities. The efficiently organized event unfolds a vibrant atmosphere and adds glamour with top celebrities from different countries.
This is a perfect time to start out your visit to the wondrous city of Dubai and indulge in the heady blend of tradition and modernism. Desert safaris, dhow cruises, city tours and so much more are waiting for you.