Ladies and gentlemen, shopaholics and bargain hunters, gather ’round for a retail extravaganza like no other! Ah, shopping—the delightful art of exchanging money for things we probably don’t need but absolutely must have. It’s a dance of desire and discounts, a symphony of swiping and signing. And let me tell you, my friends, the shopping gods have smiled upon us with a treasure trove of upcoming sales in 2023 that will make your heart skip a beat and your wallet shudder with joy.
1. 3-Day Super Sale, May 26th – May 28th
The busiest shopping weekend is quickly approaching! From May 26 to May 28, the city’s outlets and malls will offer up to 90% off of select brands during the 3 Day Super Sale (3DSS).
Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Mirdif, City Centre Deira, City Centre Me’aisem & City Centre Al Shindagha, Dubai Festival City Mall, Dubai Festival Plaza, Nakheel Mall, Ibn Battuta, Circle Mall, Mercato, Town Centre, The Beach, Bluewaters, City Walk, and The Outlet Village are just a few examples of the shopping centres and locations that are participating.
Get the full details here – Dubai’s Biggest Shopping Weekend is Back; 3-day Super Sale With Up To 90% Discounts
2. Eid Al Adha sales, June 27th – July 2th
One sale ends, and then another one begins! The Gregorian calendar predicts that Eid Al Adha will be observed from Tuesday, June 27, through Sunday, July 2 (including the weekend), the following month. Therefore, during the Festival of Sacrifice, locals may be able to take a six-day vacation.
3. Dubai Summer Surprises, July 29th – September 3th
DSS, which is scheduled to take place in Dubai from July 29 to September 3, 2023, will feature fun activities, special deals, and promotions, as well as family-friendly entertainment like Modesh World. With residents able to shop to their hearts’ content and compete for prizes with merchants throughout the city, the final DSS sale takes the discounts to a new level.
4. Back to school sales, August – September
Parents and kids in the UAE can benefit from back-to-school sales that offer reductions on school supplies and other products just before the start of the new academic year in September. August and September are also discounted months for teachers.
5. Dubai Home Festival, October 13th – October 27th
Are you a fan of interior design? If so, mark October 13 through October 27 on your calendar because the Dubai Home Festival will offer unbeatable savings on furniture and household goods all over the city.
6. Black Friday, November 24th
One of the biggest sales of the year takes place on the final Friday in November, also known as Black Friday or White Friday in the United Arab Emirates. Numerous local and international brands offer huge discounts on electronics, clothing, personal care, and healthcare products, among many other categories.
This is a sale season you can’t miss because physical stores and online retailers both offer a wide selection of products at fantastic discounts.
7. Christmas, New Year, December
A new holiday season means a new sale! To celebrate the end-of-year holidays, numerous retailers across the nation offer special goods and services at reduced prices. Additionally, there are raffles and prizes to be won at malls all over the nation.
8. Dubai Shopping Festival, December 15th – January 29th 2024
Some of the most anticipated deals from both offline and online retailers are offered during the DSF, which typically lasts for more than a month from mid-December to early January. This sale has a final sale that offers additional discounts on goods and services, just like the DSS sales. The DSF sale is also expected to run at the same time as last year, December 15 2023 till January 29 2024.
9. Big Bad Wolf Sale, December 19th 2023 – January 17th 2024
This is Sharjah’s biggest book fair. Imagine walking into the Expo Centre Sharjah and seeing over one million books right in front of your eyes – You definitely won’t find anything else like it in the city. The best part is that book prices start from just AED 2! This is every book lover’s heaven and every shopping lover’s dream; you will surely be able to find the perfect gift for any bookworm in your life this holiday season. Not only that, but you can also enjoy buying all their latest edition books at up to 85% off. You can enjoy this book fair until January 7th, 2024.
10. Big Boarders Sale, December 20th – December 31st
This 10-day-only sale is one of the biggest book fairs in Dubai. Believe it or not, this sale is not just limited to books. You can enjoy over 3 Million Books, toys and stationery. Look no further this holiday season because the Big Boarders sale has all your gifting plans sorted. It is open daily from 10 am to 2 am at Sound Stage 2, Dubai Studio City. You can expect sales as high as 75% off and many other amazing deals! Remember, it’s only 10 days, so don’t miss out.
11. 12 Hour Mega Sale – December 26th
Brace yourselves for an electrifying 12-hour extravaganza happening on Tuesday, December 26, from 10 am to 10 pm! Expect jaw-dropping discounts soaring up to a mind-blowing 90% off on select brands! It’s happening across all the Majid Al Futtaim malls –
Mall of the Emirates,
City Centre Mirdif,
City Centre Deira,
City Centre Me‘aisem,
City Centre Al Shindagha, and
My City Centre Al Barsha!
This sale is just a slice of the thrilling Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) pie! There will also be drone shows lighting up the night skies and an outdoor market buzzing with celebrations. Feel the adrenaline rush as Al Seef transforms into a mesmerizing spectacle from December 25 to January 4, starting at 9 pm! And guess what? That’s not the grand finale!
As the day winds down, get set for an awe-inspiring visual treat! Brace yourself for 800 drones painting the night sky with vibrant colors during the DSF Drones Show presented by Emarat Petroleum at Bluewaters and The Beach, JBR. Catch the magic unfold at 8 pm and 10 pm every night!
This is not just shopping; this is an experience of a lifetime! Dubai, are you ready to dive into the ultimate celebration of shopping and entertainment? The countdown begins now!