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Dubai Shopping Festival

The best of Dubai Shopping Festival markets

Fri, December 1, 2023

Family fun, delicious food and shopping in the outdoors – this year's DSF Markets are not to be missed.

Family fun, delicious food and shopping in the outdoors – this year's DSF Markets are not to be missed.


Enter a world of discovery, where fashion meets food and entertainment

Celebrate a milestone moment for Dubai Shopping Festival’s flagship alternative shopping destination, Etisalat MOTB. From 19-29 January, discover a treasure trove of wonders as the popular outdoor market returns for a much-anticipated 10th anniversary edition at its new home in Dubai Design District (d3). Get ready to have a fun time exploring the open-air market featuring an all-new look inspired by this year’s theme: NYC Industrial. 
Etisalat MOTB
Dubai Shopping Festival
  • 5 Jan 2024 - 14 Jan 2024
  • Dubai Design District (d3)

Find amazing luxury brands under one roof

Get ready for another Dubai Shopping Festival exclusive at Kulture House in Jumeirah where shoppers can explore an impressive showcase of premier fashion must-haves from kaftans and abayas to exquisite jewellery and accessories. Discover the latest in lifestyle and fashion products for women and children with emerging local brands alongside regional and global powerhouse labels. The four day pop-up market offers a rich tapestry of styles, fusing together cultural elegance with contemporary trends. 

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Dubai Shopping Festival
  • 8 Dec 2023 - 11 Dec 2023
  • Kulture House, Jumeirah

Feast on tasty treats at this must-visit DSF foodie pop-up

Pop-up markets are synonymous with the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF). The incredible winter weather creates the perfect backdrop for an outdoor pop-up market. An exclusive DSF experience, this year sees THE HUB become one of the first pop-up markets of the season. 
Dubai Shopping Festival
  • 8 Dec 2023 - 24 Dec 2023
  • One Central Plaza

Celebrate the holiday season in the city of the future

winter city

Expo City Dubai is bringing back its popular winter wonderland from 15 December to 7 January, and everyone’s invited. Get into the festive spirit with plenty of family-friendly activities themed around the holiday season to ensure you have a jolly good time – all while sipping on some hot cocoa. Running daily from 3-11pm, this experience will give you an opportunity to become a real-life eco-hero with an exciting quest to save the North Pole.

Winter City at Expo City Dubai
  • 15 Dec 2023 - 7 Jan 2024
  • Expo City Dubai

Find unique treasures from local businesses in one location

Foodies, families and fun-seekers are in for a treat at this exclusive DSF outdoor market where shoppers can discover emerging brands in fashion, beauty products, jewellery and more. 
The Local Hub by Wardrobe Exhibition
Dubai Shopping Festival
  • 14 Dec 2023 - 22 Dec 2023
  • Avenue Mall, Nad Al Sheba

Explore a hotspot for family friendly activities

Make your way to Dubai Festival City Mall to explore the waterfront shopping destinations' latest chill out spot - The Bay by Social. Guests will find a dynamic space featuring an experiential food market, carnival game stalls, cultural events, interactive art installations and renowned culinary selections including Doloma by Chef Shaheen, Stardaks by WAWA-Dining, La Baguette De L'Entrecôte, Scoopi Café and EETEN Urban Kitchen.
The Bay by Social
Dubai Shopping Festival
  • 19 Oct 2023 - 30 Apr 2024
  • Festival Bay, Dubai Festival City Mall

Great food. Good times. Positive vibes

Get ready for 17 days of urban culture and gastronomic experiences showcasing diverse cuisines from some of the city’s top eateries. The debut edition of Canteen X is set to bring the culinary expertise of Dubai’s burgeoning food scene to Mushrif Park, from 15-31 December.

Canteen X
Dubai Shopping Festival
  • 15 Dec 2023 - 31 Dec 2023
  • Mushrif Park

Get into the Christmas spirit at this free outdoor extravaganza


The holiday season in Dubai is incomplete without a visit to the annual Madinat Jumeirah Festive Market from 15 December 2023 to 7 January 2024. From an impressive 36ft-tall tree to an array of seasonal food stalls and immersive family-friendly activities, this Christmas bazaar has something for everyone. Highlights include a live band playing yuletide tunes, retail pop-ups, abra rides with Santa and a special North Pole train and Venetian carousel for the little ones.

Madinat Jumeirah Festive Market
  • 15 Dec 2023 - 7 Jan 2024
  • Madinat Jumeirah, Fort Island

Have a jolly good time with your loved ones

winter district
From 14 December 2023 to 5 January 2024, the Plaza Terrace at Jumeirah Emirates Towers will transform into a beautiful Winter District. Get ready to hop on your sleigh and head to the North Pole for a magical experience with family and friends. Shop for handcrafted gifts at festive stalls, snap a picture with Santa in his grotto and enjoy daily live entertainment and kids activities.
Winter District
  • 14 Dec 2023 - 5 Jan 2024
  • Plaza Terrace, Jumeirah Emirates Towers

Visit an unforgettable night market this winter

This Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), experience the wonderful world of DSF Markets with a visit to Souk Al Freej in Al Warqa Park. At this night market, from 15-31 December, discover unique products from emerging Emirati-owned brands and homegrown labels.
Souk Al Freej
Dubai Shopping Festival
  • 15 Dec 2023 - 31 Dec 2023
  • Al Warqa Park

Buy fresh, locally-grown fruit and vegetables in Dubai

Organic Farmers Souq
Farmers Souq returns to the tranquil surroundings of Safa Park this Dubai Shopping Festival. Growers from all over the UAE descend upon the market with their baskets bursting with wonderful, freshly sourced produce and it’s yours to take home from 9 December 2023 to 24 February 2024.  
Farmers Souq
Dubai Shopping Festival
  • 9 Dec 2023 - 24 Feb 2024
  • Safa Park

Shop, eat and chill with family and friends

Dubai Ripe Market

Ripe Market at the Dubai Police Academy Park kicks off its latest edition from 14 October. Peruse artisan stalls, pick up your weekly organic produce and indulge in tasty bites from a wide selection of food trucks. This weekend-only bazaar has every age catered for, with entertainment on offer for the whole family, as well as live performances, open mics, crafts workshops and yoga sessions, all in a beautiful alfresco setting.

Ripe Market
  • 26 May 2024
  • Dubai Police Academy Park
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