6 reasons why you can’t miss Market OTB in 2020
Make the most of this eclectic outdoor bazaar

Market Outside the Box – or Market OTB – is an alfresco market that arrives with the Dubai Shopping Festival season each year. Going into its seventh year, it will run from 16 January to 1 February 2020. The market has quickly become one of the city’s most anticipated bazaars, bringing together the best of local wonders, vendors and weather. From fashionable finds to funky flavours, here are six reasons why you can’t miss out Market OTB.

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You can discover one-of-a-kind of finds

1. You can discover one-of-a-kind finds

If you’re in search of gifts or home décor your friends don’t already have, Market OTB is your best bet. Every year, it showcases homegrown brands selling all kinds of goods, whether it’s jewellery, beachwear, fashion or home accessories, that aren’t your run-of-the-mill finds. Peruse the stalls and see all the incredible collections local artisans and vendors are pulling together for this market. You’re bound to find treasures there.

It’s a one-shop-food-stop

2. It’s a one-shop-food-stop

The city’s trendiest restaurants come together to create an outdoor culinary playground filled with quirky food concepts. Grab a hot cup of karak tea, a warm tray of doughy delights doused in your favourite toppings or a saucy set of wings from one of the countless food and beverage establishments at Market OTB. You won’t find a spread quite as delicious as this, so head on over with an empty stomach and fill up on good food and great vibes.

You’ll stock up on the freshest fashion

3. You’ll stock up on the freshest fashion

Thanks to the line up of fabulous local and regional businesses, Market OTB visitors are bound to find a park-wide closet of incredible fashion and accessories. Organic fabrics, the latest kaftan styles and children’s clothing will all be available at this bazaar that has something on trend for everyone. In the jewellery lane, you’ll find artisanal works by numerous UAE-based brands. It’s the best spot to revamp your look while supporting local businesses.

Enjoy all-day music

4. Enjoy all-day music

Take a break from all the incredible shopping and delicious food to catch one of the many live shows organised during the festival. Live musicians, DJs, dance shows and a slew of exciting entertainment will take over the stage next year to wow crowds of all ages. Grab a snack from one of the food trucks and a spot on the grass to make the most of all the family-friendly fun.

Get the best out of Burj Park

5. Get the best out of Burj Park

Burj Park is a scenic urban playground with one of the best views in Downtown Dubai. With one eye on the iconic Burj Khalifa and the other on the attractive The Dubai Mall, this area comes with a breathtaking backdrop that makes Market OTB a truly picture-perfect event. It’s a great spot to bring the whole family to enjoy unforgettable food and entertainment in a lively atmosphere.

It’s free

6. It’s free

That’s right – it doesn’t cost a dirham to attend Market OTB! While all the goods and food inside come with a price tag, you’re free to come along with your loved ones to enjoy the lively atmosphere, watch the shows and peruse the potpourri of local brands. For days of fun that are refreshingly different, don’t miss the biggest and best edition of Market OTB yet.

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