The festival was originally constructed to attract increases in the retail trade industry in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, but was later promoted as a tourist attraction. The first Dubai Shopping Festival in 1996 attracted more than one and a half million people who spent over of 500 million dollars during the one-month event. These statistics have since grown, with more than three million people attending the festival and over 2 billion dollars being earned at the Dubai Shopping Festival in 2009. The Festival industry has been a big contributor in Dubai’s economy, helping to stimulate tourism and the retail market. In the most recent festival from 2018-2019, over 700 brand names and 3000 stores will have participated.

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Dubai Shopping Festival was organized for the 1st time by the government of Dubai, in the year 1996. This world-famous festival is known as a shopper’s paradise where you can view the best retail products. This festival is organized in order to promote trade and commerce in Dubai.

This Dubai shopping festival is considered to be known as the most exciting shopping festivals in Dubai. This festival is organized at the starting of a year and just before the arrival of summer. Dubai Shopping Festival is something that has made Dubai proud.

You will not only find the best electronic products but can participate in many activities that are organized by the government. Film festivals, special events for youngsters, impressive street splays, night fireworks, International fashion shows, and many others are some of the cultural and entertainment programs that are organized for visitors.

Innovative programs are organized every year, which makes the Shopping festival unique and remarkable.

This festival is another technique of promoting tourism in Dubai. No doubt it has been a matter of pride for Dubai. Their authorities ensure to organize remarkable events to attract many tourists. This festival also improves the economic condition of the country.

DSF, at 1st, was started as a simple shopping event, where people get to view the best products. As time passed, this festival is also known for its various entertainment programs.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • 4 nights accommodating at Grand Excelsior  or similar on Bed and Breakfast basis
  • return airport transfers on SIC basis
  • Half day city tours
  • Arabian Dhow cruise and dinner
  •  Desert Safari and dinner
  • Dubai Aquarium ad underwater zoo
  • Complimentary Dubai mall visit and fountain show
  • single-entry UAE visa
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

Anything that is not mentioned in above.


4 nights accommodating at Grand Excelsior  or similar on Bed and Breakfast basis

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.