Art market, flea market, night market and more sales to see
ARTE Market On Friday August 2, Dubai Festival City Mall is hosting this monthly market featuring the handmade wares of more than 1,800 eclectic artisans from 30 countries. Free entry. 5pm-11pm. ARTE Market, Dubai Festival City Mall, IKEA mezzanine floor (04 341 8020).
Dubai Flea Market On Friday August 2, head to this popular second-hand market at its indoor location for pre-loved finds and knickknacks. 8pm-midnight. Zaabeel Haal 3, Dubai World Trade Centre (055 452 6030).
Ramadan Night Market Held over the last ten nights of Ramadan from Thursday August 1, this evening market will feature food, garments, leather, electronics, handicrafts, musical instruments and toys. Entry is free. Open from iftar to 2am during Ramadan and 5pm-midnight during Eid. Hall No 7 & 8 (04 327 7743).
New stores & collections
Lacoste autumn/winter 2013 Staying true to its preppy aesthetic, the latest range from the sporty French brand features nautical stripe light-weight hoodies, wool knits and cotton jersey for him, while ladies will dig the block colour jersey dresses and fitted knits. From Dhs300 to Dhs2,500. Lacoste, various locations including The Dubai Mall (04 339 8294).
Offers and deals
Beautybay and Lifestyle Buy two items from the range of beauty brands at Lifestyle and Beautybay and you’ll get one more product free. Until July 31. Beautybay and Lifestyle stores, various locations including Beautybay, Oasis Centre (04 515 4300).
Paule Ka Splurge and spend Dhs5,000 in this Parisian-style boutique during Ramadan and you’ll receive a gift voucher for Dhs1,000. Until August 8. Paule Ka, The Dubai Mall (04 325 3225).
Charity initiative at The Dubai Mall The mega mall has joined hands with local charity Dubai Cares and is showcasing an impressive display of Arabic art, as well as the world’s biggest book and rare educational artefacts. Until the end of Ramadan. The Dubai Mall (800 382 246 255).
Comfort Creations and UAE Red Crescent charity drives Donate unwanted clothing at drop-off points within Deira City Centre, Mall of the Emirates, Mirdif City Centre and Lamcy Plaza. Until July 31. Various locations including Deira City Centre (04 295 6688).
Dubai Outlet Mall charity campaign Buy unique hand-made items made by kids at the Rashid Paediatric Centre and donate mobile phones. Until last day of Eid Al Fitr. Dubai Outlet Mall (04 423 4666).
Live oud at Dubai Marina Mall Check out live oud players after sunset daily in the atrium’s Ramadan tents. Until end of Ramadan. Dubai Marina Mall (04 360 1020).