Eid's Festive Season: Weekend of mega sales, entertainment and activities


The four-day weekend is here! This Eid Al Adha, malls and world-famous attractions will showcase the very best in Dubai with offers and entertainment. Take a look at some of our top picks for this festive season

The much-loved Emirati singer Hussain Al Jassmi will take to the stage at the Dubai Opera for an extra special charity concert this Eid Al Adha. Hosted as part of Eid In Dubai celebrations and in partnership with MBC Group, the concert will feature songs performed by Al Jassmi alongside talented female vocalist Yara and a special appearance by the very best young singers from the hit TV show, The Voice Kids. Taking place on Saturday, August 1 from 10pm to midnight, all proceeds from the concert will go towards helping children around the region who have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Tickets are priced at Dh495 for Silver class seats, Dh995 for Gold, Dh1,500 for VIP and Dh2,000 for Premium VIP, while VIP Boxes are Dh2,500.

From July 30 to August 31, Dubai Canvas @ City Walk will showcase international street artist Juandres Vera, who will create his world-famous brand of amazing 3D artworks on the floor of City Walk's indoor courtyard. Vera's talent is well-known to visitors at Dubai's JBR - The Walk, which still hosts some of his pieces that were used in the popular Dubai Canvas 2016 event, including a giraffe that literally emerges from a wall.

UAE-based artist @artkal3 will perform a live display of Pendulum Painting each weekend, with audiences able to watch as @artkal3 swings paint from a pendulum device to produce wonderfully unique artworks. Also, appearing at City Walk will be the talented artist Yaroslava Deeb, who will wow onlookers as she uses sand, glitter and a projector to produce frames of live art that appear animated as she draws intricate lines and images.

Fans of the hugely popular social media app TikTok can head to the Mall of the Emirates for the larger-than-life - and super Instagrammable - giant boom box on display in Central Galleria, where they will be challenged to create a TikTok performance and post it online, using the MOE New Beginning Song on Anghami, for a chance to win daily prizes. The TikTok Challenge will run from July 30 to August 15.

For those looking for a wardrobe upgrade this Eid, The Outlet Village will have up to 90 per cent off a wide range of brands. Upon spending Dh350, shoppers get to spin the wheel and get a chance to win instant prizes including gift vouchers, staycations at ROVE and passes to Dubai Parks and Resorts.

Get a chance to virtually meet Modhesh and his new friend Dana from August 2-7 as they pass by the installation at Dubai Festival City Mall located opposite Festival Souq. Both characters will be dancing in celebration of Eid.

Shoppers who check off the Al Seef Experience list can win a Staycation at the Canopy by Hilton Al Seef. Visitors to Al Seef can also enjoy a special Eid Stay, Dine and Play package including a stay at Canopy by Hilton Al Seef with breakfast, an abra ride, 80 per cent off on souvenir souq shopping and an evening cup at the hotel coffee shop or Skafos Hilton.

From July 30 to August 8, The Beach's retail and F&B outlets will offer incredible promotions just for Eid Al Adha - from 40 per cent off on selected items at River Island to 60 per cent off selected pieces at Roberto Cavalli, as well as a special Eid Al Adha menu at Dh90 only at Frateli La Bufala and Buy 1, Get 1 Free shakes and hot dogs at Shake Shack.

Nakheel Mall will also host live performances by solo musicians, an art exhibit, the Ripe Market Retail Pop Up on Friday and Saturday and lots of exclusive offers and in-store activities, making it a great place for families to spend quality time during Eid and throughout DSS.

For those looking to take a tour of Dubai, Seawings Seaplane Tours has reopened just in time for Eid Al Adha and is offering 20 per cent off all Dubai scenic tours for bookings made until August 9.

To see more offers, visit www.dubaisummersurprises.com and @DSSsocial

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