Eid Al Adha brings renewed energy to Dubai as the whole city gets into the spirit of the occasion. With a long weekend to spend with loved ones, plan each minute with the best food, buys and experiences at leading hotspots like Bluewaters, Al Seef, Al Khawaneej Walk and more. Bring the holiday alive with Dubai’s best staycation, shopping and dining deals, all available right here.
The idyllic urban island destination Bluewaters is injecting a dose of local culture and festivities into its contemporary offerings. Scope out original dining concepts reflective of Dubai’s eclectic culinary landscape, from chic Pan-Asian eats at SHI to rooftop views at 88 Terrace, and be sure to catch an authentic Al Harbia band play folk tunes on 9 July at The Wharf. Come back the next day with little ones in tow to meet Modesh and Dana.
When: 9-10 July at 5:30pm, 6:30pm, 7:30pm and 9pm Where: The Wharf, Bluewaters
The Outlet Village
Whether you’re planning out your Eid outfit or looking to spend your Eidiyah, The Outlet Village is a must-visit. Scout out trendy fashions from your favourite brands, from high-end fashion labels like Dolce and Gabbana and Hugo Boss, to sports stops and more at affordable prices. The Tuscan-style mall will come alive with a violinist performing from 9 to 11 July, an Ayala band roaming its halls on 10 July and a special visit from Modesh and Dana on 15 July.
When: 9-11 July (Violinist), 10 July (Ayala Band), 15 July (Modesh and Dana) at 5:30pm, 6:30pm, 7:30pm and 9pm
Where: The Outlet Village
Souk Madinat Jumeirah
Indulge in the complete Emirati Eid Al Adha experience at Souk Madinat Jumeirah from 9 to 11 July. Designed in the image of a traditional Arabian bazaar, this popular destination will add to its mix an Oud player and percussionist as well as cultural displays of carpet weaving, falconry, calligraphy and fisher netting. Get your fill of local heritage and settle in for a delicious meal at any one of Souk Madinat’s reputed eateries.
When: 9-11 July Where: Souk Madinat Jumeirah