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Diwali in Dubai

Dubai welcomes all visitors to celebrate the Festival of Lights 
Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights, is a time for celebration, family and fun. Taking place in the first half of November, the festival traditionally symbolises knowledge, prosperity and light to reflect the victory of good over evil. This year, enjoy an unforgettable Diwali in Dubai and make the best of the many shopping promotions, dining experiences and family activities taking place across the city. Happy Diwali!
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Festival fun

Bollywood Parks Dubai

Festival fun

Bollywood Parks Dubai

The best of India in the heart of Dubai

This Diwali, take the family to Bollywood Parks Dubai at Dubai Parks and Resorts, where visitors can enjoy the biggest Diwali celebration in Dubai on 9 and 10 November. Starting from just AED99, guests can enjoy live performances, thrilling rides, delicious street food and brand new entertainment acts. To celebrate the joyous festival, the park will also offer free entry to the first 100 guests on each day of the event. Expect performances by famous Bollywood singers like Shankar, Ehsan, Loy on 9 November and Neeraj Shridhar on 10 November, along with a host of Bollywood screenings, a food festival and stunning fireworks display.

Contact Details
  Bollywood Parks Dubai, Dubai Parks and Resorts
  800 262 9464

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All that glitters

Shop for gold

All that glitters

Shop for gold

Unbeatable deals across the city

In keeping with the age-old tradition of buying and gifting gold during the auspicious season of Diwali, leading gold and jewellery stores across Dubai offer fantastic discounts and promotions on their latest collections. Shoppers keen to purchase gold in keeping with the festival’s tradition can expect savings of between 30 to 75 per cent.
Contact Details
  Lulu Hypermarket, Al Barsha
  +971 4 325 0916

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Taste of home

Trèsind

Taste of home

Trèsind

Savour a gourmet feast with a twist

From 1 to 10 November, feast on a Diwali-inspired sharing menu at Bombay Bungalow, a chic Indian restaurant at The Beach in JBR. Offering both vegetarian and non vegetarian choices, you and your family can enjoy a stunning array of delicious Indian fusion dishes such as Burrata Butter Chicken, Watermelon Chaat and Guac Pani Poori. If fine dining is on your mind, experiment with plumes of dry ice, table-side preparations and an overall immaculate gastronomical experience at Dubai’s award-winning Indian food house, Trèsind. This fine dining establishment along with its quirky cousin, Carnival by Trèsind, offer classic Indian cuisine with a molecular gastronomy twist, adding the perfect amount of sparkle to your Diwali meal.
Contact Details
  Bombay Bungalow, The Beach at JBR
  800 6928779

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Mind-body balance

The Retreat Palm Dubai

Mind-body balance

The Retreat Palm Dubai

Book in the ultimate wellness stay

Diwali offers the perfect excuse to cleanse body and mind. The city’s first holistic wellbeing resort, The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel, features a range of all-inclusive packages centred on enhancing wellness. Choose from three-day detoxes to two-week transformative experiences that include everything from wellness consultations and daily yoga or fitness sessions to targetted spa treatments, healthy meals and weekly holistic talks.

Cost: AED4,200 per person for the three-night Spa Wellness package


Contact Details
  The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel, East Crescent, The Palm Jumeirah
  + 971 4 524 7777