The much anticipated summer festival will bring the sweaty city to life
Time Out Dubai staff
One more thing to love about summer is the much-anticipated annual Dubai Summer Surprises, which takes place Thursday July 23 until Saturday September 5. This year will be the 18th edition. Expect a range of family-friendly experiences in addition to shopping, including entertainment and leisure activities.
Shopping and Promotions More than 6,000 retail outlets will offer visitors special offers and discounts of up to 70 percent on a wide range of merchandise including designer clothes, homeware, electronic goods, fashion, jewellery and accessories.
Entertainment Dubai will host international cartoon characters of the calibre of Hello Kitty and Ben 10, and global entertainment concepts like Strawberry Shortcake and Skylanders.
Luxury offerings and relaxation Enjoy spa rituals, discounted wellness treatments, free recreational offerings and other luxurious freebies. Spa-lovers can conveniently choose from a variety of bargains including massages, body scrubs and facials.
Modhesh World One of the biggest edutainment facilities in the Middle East, Modhesh World features multiple themed zones offering a number of fun-filled activities designed to encourage children to get exploring their curious and creative sides.