Dubai is one of the most popular destinations for GCC residents, particularly during Eid seasons. With a wide array of family friendly activities and events taking place across the city, there is so much for residents and visitors to do. One thing to ensure to have on your bucket list this Eid is visiting Dubai Festival City Mall. The fireworks spectacular that kicked off at Dubai Festival City last Eid Al Fitr saw over half a million visitors from all around the world, whom were all there to witness the first-of-its-kind Eid show and the whimsical IMAGINE show.
Dubai Festival City Mall’s iconic waterfront dining area offers families a scenic view of the bay and the remarkable IMAGINE and Eid shows. With 15 waterfront restaurant options available on Festival Bay, visitors can choose from variety of cuisines including Italian, Seafood, Emirati, American, Lebanese, Indian and Turkish.
Guests can also enjoy entertainment from Hard Rock Cafe that is famous globally for its mouthwatering menu, legendary burgers and live entertainment. On 11th August at 8:30PM, Leanna Kerry, renowned for her incredible vocal ability and stage presence, will sing popular music from various genres including jazz, pop, rock and classical in her personalized unique style. Meanwhile, on 12th August, vocalist Carrie G. from Vancouver, Canada, will take center stage at 8:30PM and entertain guests with her Jazz & blues, Contemporary soul and reggae tunes. The multi-award winning Scottish and Canadian Rock band, The Boxtones Trio will be also playing all-time favorite contemporary hits on 13th August at 8:30PM.
While shopping, visitors will spot the colorful roaming entertainment and their children can take part in the exciting in-mall activities taking place during the first three days of Eid.
In preparation for the season of gifting, Dubai Festival City Mall is also launching new artistic packaging for its Festival City Eid Gift Card, with beautiful Arabic calligraphy and packed with over 100 exclusive offers. The Festival City Gift Card is the perfect “Eidyah” gift for loved ones this Eid Al Adha.
Whether by car, metro or boat, Dubai Festival City Mall is easily accessible this Eid weekend. Shoppers can also visit Dubai Festival City Mall using the RTA Abra and Dubai Ferry from Al Jaddaf Marine Station. Shoppers are advised to come in early and enjoy shopping and dining before the shows.
The Dubai Festival City Mall Eid Al Adha schedule of events includes:
Date & Time
Eid Al Adha Display
IMAGINE Show – A Pirates Tale
Fountain, lights and lasers display
Sunday, 11th August at 8:00pm and 10:00pm
Eid Al Adha Display
IMAGINE Show – A Child’s Dream
Fountain, lights and lasers display
Monday, 12th August at 8:00pm and 10:00pm
About Dubai Festival City Mall
Dubai Festival City Mall is one of the major shopping destinations in Dubai. With over 400 outlets, the mall is home to Dubai’s only IKEA, renowned fashion brands like Zara, H&M, Top Shop, Coach, DKNY, Kate Spade and for the first time in the Middle East, luxury Singaporean department store, Robinsons. The dining destination offers iconic waterfront Dining on Festival Bay, 56 restaurants and café, the largest Food Court in Dubai and first to market F&B concepts like Sugar Factory, Tortilla, and the Middle East’s only Hard Rock Café. The entertainment venue offers a 7-star 18-Screen Novo Cinemas with 4D IMAX, a 70,000 sq. ft. family entertainment centre, Fabyland and Festival City’s newest addition the global attraction IMAGINE.
IMAGINE, the two-time record-breaking visual and sensory extravaganza, plays live every night on the iconic Festival Bay and is free for all visitors. The truly unforgettable experience promises to enthral every time, combining lasers, light, fire and water to tell remarkable, emotive stories. The state-of-the-art show seamlessly fuses technology and art and has earned two Guinness World Records for the largest water screen projection and the largest permanent projection mapping. IMAGINE uses surround sound to deliver a 360-degree story to emotionally connect with audiences and produce a show like never seen before. The multi-sensory, iconic, unmissable show must truly be seen to believed, leaving a long-lasting impression on all that experience it and live the feeling that is IMAGINE.
Festival Bay, is the ‘most instagrammable sunset in Dubai’, meets the waters of the historic Dubai Creek. There are over 15 waterfront dining options at Festival Bay, some of which include, Cheesecake Factory, Eataly, Turkish Village and authentic Emirati cuisine at Al Fanar.
Dubai Festival City Mall visitors will discover over 7,000 parking spaces, valet parking services, two taxi ranks, VIP Valet, personal styling, and the traditional dhow cruises.
Festival City Mall has full accessibility via water being located in Dubai Creek Harbour, with RTA Water Taxis departing every hour from Festival Bay.
For more information on Dubai Festival City Mall, please visit http://www.dubaifestivalcitymall.com/
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