All you Need to Know About Dubai Shopping Festival 2021

Dubai shopping festival took the city to another level and made it one of the most famous shopping destinations in the world. Can you imagine more than 4,000 outlets offering their products and discounts? It is insane, right? for all shopping lovers and retail therapy addicts, the Dubai shopping festival is more like a paradise for you.

If you are coming all the way to Dubai to witness the long duration festival, we highly recommend doing some desert safari in Dubai since you are already in the city. It is of the activities that can’t be missed.

Dubai Shopping Festival 2021

Dubai Shopping Festival Events

Artists from all over the world come to Dubai’s many trendsetting venues with their best performances for the Dubai Shopping Festival. Music icon concerts are organized during the festival days to celebrate the occasion with local fans.

Talent shows, and outdoor events, cultural displays, and live performers made DSF of the most memorable festivals to date. As the Festival will begin on the 17th of December and will end on the 30th of January. 

Dubai Shopping Festival Anniversary

In 2021 it will be the anniversary of 26 years of shopping glory, cultural events, and family-friendly activities that popped up from one end of the city to another.

Malls calendar gets crowded with musical acts, fireworks entertainment, and stage shows. Enjoy the ultimate thrilling moments during this sale season with friends and family.

Tourists who have just arrived may be part of great raffles and go home with money to spend or cars to drive.

Lights hit up the city for 38 days and a cheerful atmosphere spread in the city. Enjoy food while shopping in restaurants in all major hubs and malls.

Dubai Shopping Festival Sales

There are hundreds of attractive discounts all over the city malls. The festive period welcomed some of the most awaited sales and promotions of the year.

All the products and stuff you have waited to buy, now it’s time to get it. Huge sale on all high end and local brands, shops get really crowded.

So, you better be there early from day one of the festivals. Enjoy discounts from 25% to 75% off select collections.

Cars, Sports items, Home stuff, Fashion, Accessories, Toys for kids, Watches, Sunglasses, and everything you can imagine is on sale. Deals are everywhere fit everyone’s budget and taste.

Dubai shopping festival

Dubai Shopping Festival Giveaways

Nissan Grand Raffle

Don’t miss the chance to win a super give away at the Dubai shopping festival. Besides the mega promotions, the raffles bring huge traffic to the festival, and a lot participate in it.

You actually have a great opportunity to win a new brand car or cash to spend on shopping for your favorite brands.

One of the giveaways been raffling on is Nissan grand and Infiniti mega cars. Each raffle has its own way to participate in.

The Nissan car raffle requires you to buy things not less than 25 AED from zoom shops, and you get the chance to go home with a Nissan car, and a weekly chance to win 10,000 AED. One lucky winner will have the chance to get 350,000 AED.

Nissan Grand Raffle in Dubai Shopping Festival

Infinity Mega Raffle

One of the raffles that were highly participated in the Dubai shopping festival 2021, was the infinity mega car raffle. This one had a different way to participate and join in.

You have to buy a ticket with 200 AED to enter the raffle. Tickets are found in any mall, metro station booths, or ENOC petrol stations. Two lucky winners, one will win the car along with 200,000 AED, and the other wins 1,000,000 AED.

Nissan Grand Raffle

Dubai Shopping Festival Competitions

 Shop and Dine Then Win a Holiday at Kandima Maldives

Nakheel Malls, the retail arm of Nakheel has announced its collaboration with the iconic Candima Maldives resort, to give UAE residents and visitors the chance to win a modern, activity-packed holiday. 

Visitors to The Point, The Palm Mall, Palm West Beach, and Club Vista Mare will be able to shop, eat and play, with a chance to win a fabulous holiday when they spend AED 250 at any of the participating restaurants or retailers.

Eligible persons can enter the draw from the 14th of January to the 5th of February, 2021, with the grand prize winner on the 6th of February being randomly selected.

  • Immerse yourself in a unique dining experience at The Point, with the opportunity to win an adventure in Kandima Maldives. 

  • Enjoy refreshing drinks at sunset at Palm West Beach or Club Vista Mare. 

  • Shop at Nakheel Mall to win a diving course led by an exceptional instructor, or dive into the depths of the sea to enjoy the coral reefs on a private boat trip in Kandima Maldives!

Holiday at Kandima Maldives

The Grand Prize is a Stay in The Ultimate Lifestyle Destination That Includes

  • Flights from Dubai Airport to the Maldives for two adults + two children.

  • One week’s holiday “bucket list” in Kandima Maldives.

  • Complimentary accommodation for 6 nights / 7 days in Aqua Villa with pool for two adults and two children under the age of 12.

  • Luxury seaplane tours for 4 people from Malé International Airport to Kandima on board Manta Air as a gift from Kandima Maldives.

  • An exquisite dining experience at a single beach destination or a complimentary one-hour massage session at the exclusive.

  • esKape SPA for two Instructor diving courses for two people, or try diving in the depths of the sea to enjoy the coral reefs on a private boat for two persons.

  • 25% discount on all spa, water, food, and beverage experiences during the stay.

  • Free use of snorkeling equipment and bicycles for two for the duration of the stay.

Ultimate Lifestyle Destination

Methods to Participate in The Competition

You can participate in the competition, by scanning the QR code, which can be obtained through customer service offices or restaurants in any shopping outlet or restaurant in one of the above-mentioned destinations. 

Once the QR code is scanned, the customer will be redirected to a digital site to enter the data, in addition to scanning the invoice/receipt and finding the website and social media links to Kandima Resort, where the official private data is entered.

Finally, the winner from the competition will be announced on social media, and SMS will be sent to announce the grand prize on the 6th of February.

Methods to Participate in The Competition

Things you Can’t-Miss Buying at The Festival

Gold Jewelry

Gold cheap prices are one main reason why you should buy gold in DSF. Different designs made by local and high-end brands. Take the opportunity and buy traditional designed gold.


When we say leather, we mean pure and high-quality leather at very cheap prices. Leather bags, clothes, watches, belts, and all leather products are displayed at very affordable prices.


If you are a watches collector, that’s your place and time to collect some original yet affordable watches from all your favorite brands.

Makeup and Cosmetics

We are speaking to you ladies. If you had enough of drugstore makeup and cosmetics, it’s your time to buy high end make up with super discounts.

All your favorite big brands are on sale and offering amazing deals. Shop in mac stores, makeup forever, Dior, and Chanel.


Your favorite fragrance with less money is between your hands now. If you are attempting to buy your perfume. Wait and save your money until DSF is on. You can buy it way cheaper during the festival.

Home Décor

Don’t only shop for yourself, shop for your home as well. Home furniture and interior design decoration are all involved in the mega sale. Carpets, pillows, plants, sofas, posters, portraits, and more.


Support new designers and shop in outlets. The country is famous for being the home of fashion designers around the world. Every popular designer has his own store in one of the malls in Dubai.


Yes, the sale involves mobile devices, laptops, and technology devices. 


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The Dubai shopping festival includes a lot of events that may reach out to more than 3,000, and some of them have giveaways and prizes. The festival lasts for 38 days with much to offer for shoppers and tourists who came specially to witness the events.

Of course, one of the main places that you should head directly to during the festival in Dubai Mall. Don’t expect to finish your shop tour shortly. You will take days to get done with The Dubai Mall, and should definitely visit Burj Khalifa at the top while shopping because the two are connected to each other. 

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