Shopping deals in Dubai

Sales and collections from March 28 to April 3


Life on the Boulevard
Enjoy the sun at this open-air Downtown Dubai street fair, which will run along Emaar Boulevard until the weather heats up.
Open Fri-Sat 2pm-10pm. Until April 30. Emaar Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (800 38224 6255).

New stores & collections

Max now open in The Dubai Mall
Covering a solid 445 sq m, the budget-friendly high-street store is now open in its new location and is full of fashion for women and children.
The Dubai Mall (04 325 3206).

Sales & offers

Buy two pairs, get one free at Shoe Mart
This already affordable shoe label is offering shoppers a free pair of shoes with every two purchased. Start making space in your wardrobe. Offer available at all standalone stores and Centrepoint stores. Until April 14. Shoe Mart, various locations including Deira City Centre (04 295 2051).

Discounts at 2XL Furniture
Make your way to this furniture and decor store to receive offers of 25 to 75 per cent off its entire stock.
Until mid-April. 2XL Furniture, Uptown Mirdif Mall (04 288 8071).

Design your own T7 Puma jacket
Want to put a modern spin on an old-school jacket? Puma is giving six people the chance to attend the Puma Creative Factory T7 Workshop (alongside film-makers, musicians and fashion designers) to design their own unique T7 jacket, first launched in 1968. To enter, visit and create your own virtual jacket using colour combinations and stamps.
Entries close April 8.

Free make-up at Karaja Italy
Visit Karaja Italy cosmetics counter in all Debenhams stores from Thursday March 29 to Saturday March 31 to pick up make-up freebies. Spend more than Dhs200 on Karaja products and you’ll also receive some free gifts.
Until March 31. Karaja Italy, available at Debenhams, various locations including Mall of the Emirates (04 340 7575).

Free gift when you spend at party label Bebe
Planning on doing some serious clubbing? Spend Dhs1,500 on Bebe’s signature party-ready collection and you’ll win a limited edition gift, such as Bebe bags, compact sets and gold keyrings.
Until March 31. Bebe, various locations including Dubai Marina Mall (04 434 0614).

In-mall entertainment

BurJuman International Millinery Exhibition
This BurJuman exhibition launched on Thursday March 22 to showcase the elaborate hats, fascinators and headpieces of the world’s most coveted milliners including Marilena Romeo, Walter Wright Ltd and Christiane Edmondson.
Until March 31. 10am-10pm. BurJuman, South Village (04 353 0222).

The Dubai Marina Street Festival
Head down to Dubai Marina Mall to see some of the world’s best theatre artists performing free shows until Saturday March 31. Acts include a US magician and a Kiwi facial contortionist.
Sun-Thu 2.30pm-11pm; Fri-Sat 4.30pm-10pm. Until March 31. Dubai Marina Mall (04 436 1000).

Mercato Millinery Exhibition
Still looking for that perfect show-stopper to wear to the Dubai World Cup on Saturday March 31? Check out this exhibition at Mercato Mall, featuring hats, headpieces and hair accessories by Belgian milliner Valerie Corona.
Sun-Thu noon-8pm; Fri-Sat 11am-9pm. Until March 31. Mercato Mall (04 344 4705).

Ladies’ morning at Mirdif City Centre
From 10am until 2pm every Monday, this mall offers a range of discounts for ladies, including a seven-day pass to Fitness First for two ladies, plus a health check-up.
Every Monday, 10am-2pm. Mirdif City Centre, (800 6422).

The break will last from Monday August 20 until Wednesday August 22

Eid is expected to fall on Tuesday August 21 and run until Friday August 24

Find some of the top spots to celebrate the special occasion

Public parking will be free across the city next week

Denzel Washington makes a comeback, a huge shark wreaks havoc and our favourite honey-loving bear is as adorable as ever

Meydan Racecourse will host the two-day electronic music festival


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