This year's Dubai Shopping Festival is going to be no less than last year and visitors can expect an exciting shopping experience includuding mad sales and entertainment shows
1. Beauty District
The beauty district will showcase the latest makeup products and will also host instructional workshops and tutorials for women. Shoppers will also be able to photograph themselves by the 360 Degree Glam Cam after an extreme makeover.
Location Dubai Mall Date January 2 to January 8 Website Dubai Mall
2. Fashion Central
The Fashion Central will introduce new fashion brands and collections to Dubai through a new concept - Fashiontainment - which will mix fashion and entertainment to generate fashion shows with musical performances by international celebrities. There will also be in-store events to add more excitement to your shopping experience.
Location Mall of the Emirates Date January 15 to January 17 Phone 04 409 9000
3. Fashion On Ice
The Dubai Mall’s ice-rink will host the first interactive fashion show projection exhibiting revolutionary Galleries Lafayette collections worn by professional skaters as they glide over the ice.
Location Dubai Mall Ice Rink Date January 17 Phone 04 448 5111 Website Ice Rink
4. The Biggest Perfume Sampling
For the first time, Dubai Shopping Festival attempts to break a world record with DSF’s Perfume Theme on January 26. The attempt involves a mass perfume sampling by around 200 personnel with samples worth one million dirhams.
Location Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Mirdif, City Centre Deira, and City Centre Me‘aisem, Dubai Airport terminal 1 , Dubai Airport terminal 3 Date January 26 to February 1 Website DSF
5. Beatboxing at Box Park
Box Park will hold various beatboxing performances that will entertain visitors in addition to music themed decorations. For the uninitated, here's what beatboxing sounds like.
Location Box Park Date till February 1 Phone 800 637 227 Website Box Park