Dubai Shopping Festival 2020: The Trolls are coming to town

Kids can meet Princess Poppy and her crazy-haired friends at the Dubai Shopping Festival

Dubai Shopping Festival 2020: The Trolls are coming to town

DreamWorks’ Trolls are coming to Dubai for the first time to enjoy the 25th Dubai Shopping Festival.

Kids will get to meet their favourite brightly-coloured, song-loving characters and watch them perform at various shows throughout the month-long festival.

The funny little creatures will be joined by Spongebob Squarepants and his buddies from Goo Lagoon, as official mascots of DSF.

From now until Sunday February 2, the whole family can meet Poppy, Branch and the rest of the colourful Trolls gang at a variety of free shows across the city, and can also enjoy a slew of fun-filled activities.

The fun, all-singing, all-dancing performances will take place three times a day at various Meraas venues including City Walk, Al Seef, La Mer, The Beach and The Outlet Village – so you can pick up some top bargains at the same time mums and dads!

Plus, if you do end up indulging in a spot of retail therapy, your little ones can meet their cartoon buddies in person.

If the kiddos love the mischievous yellow sea creature, SpongeBob, they can enjoy some hilarious performances by him and his ocean friends between Thursday January 2 and Saturday January 11 at La Mer, and at City Walk from Thursday January 16 to Saturday January 25.

And, if you spend Dhs100 at any of the awesome La Mer shops or restaurants, the youngest family members can hang out with the crew from Goo Lagoon including SpongeBob himself as well as his best friend Patrick and his grumpy neighbour Squidward.

But that's not all. There are heaps of fun games and activities featuring the Trolls and the Goo Lagoon gang across all of the Meraas destinations.

City Walk, until Sat Jan 4
Trolls parade: 4.30pm-5pm and 8pm-8.30pm.
Trolls show: 5pm-5.30pm, 6.30pm-7pm and 8.30pm-9pm.
Meet the Trolls: 5.35pm-5.50pm, 7.05pm-7.20pm and 9.05pm-9.20pm.
Trolls activities: 4pm-10pm.

City Walk, Thu Jan 16-Sat Jan25
SpongeBob show: 4pm-4.15pm, 5.30pm-5.45pm, 7pm-7.15pm and 8.30pm-8.45pm.
Meet SpongeBob: 4.25pm-4.40pm, 5.55pm-6.10pm, 7.25pm-7.40pm and 8.55pm-9.10pm.
SpongeBob activities: 3.30pm-9.30pm.

Al Seef, Tue Jan 7-Mon Jan 13
Trolls parade: 4.30pm-5pm and 8pm-8:30pm
Trolls show: 5pm-5.30pm, 6.30pm-7pm and 8.30pm-8.45pm.
Meet the Trolls: 5:35pm-5.50pm, 7.05pm-7.20pm, 8.50pm-9.05pm.
Trolls activities: 4pm-10pm.

La Mer, Thu Jan 2-Sat Jan 11
SpongeBob dancing show: 5pm-5.30pm, 7.30pm-8pm and 9pm-9.30pm.
Meet SpongeBob: 5.35pm-5.55pm, 8.05pm-8.25pm and 9.35pm-9.55pm.
SpongeBob activities: 4pm-10pm.

La Mer, Thu Jan 16-Sat Jan 25
Trolls parade: 4.30pm-5pm and 8pm-8.30pm.
Trolls show: 5pm-5.30pm, 6.30pm-7pm and 8.30pm-9pm.
Meet the Trolls: 5.35pm-5.50pm and 7.05pm-7.20pm.
Trolls activities: 4pm-10pm.

The Beach, Mon Jan 27-Sun Feb 2
Trolls show: 4pm-4.15pm, 6.30pm-6.45pm, 8.30pm-8.45pm.
Meet the Trolls: 4.30pm-4.45pm, 7pm-7.15pm and 9pm-9.15pm.
Trolls activities: 3.30pm-9.30pm.

The Outlet Village, Mon Jan 27-Sun Feb 2
Trolls parade: 4pm-4.30pm, 8.15pm-8.45pm.
Trolls show: 4.30pm-5pm, 6.30pm-7pm and 8.45pm-9.15pm.
Meet the Trolls: 5.20pm-5.35pm, 7.20pm-7.35pm and 9.35pm-9.50pm.
Trolls activities: 4pm-10pm.

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