Dubai Festival City Mall: A Hub for Shopping and Entertainment

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If you love shopping, you will love spending time at Festival City Mall of Dubai. Not only shopping, there’s much more that this mall offers. So, let’s find out in detail about this mall. The mall is so different from any other mall in the world. New attractions and events take place here. Additionally, you can engage in shopping, dining, and other fun filled activities in the mall.  

This mall is also the go-to destination for all the fun events in the city. Everything about the mall is amazing from evening laser shows to market places. It is only 5 minutes away from the Dubai International Airport. Moreover, it is famous for its evening light show. It opens from 10 AM to 10 PM. This iconic shopping destination also offers a variety of exciting, entertaining options for its visitors. The mall is located along the Dubai Creek. Additionally, it’s a great place for shopping, relaxing, and enjoying delicious food. 


When you make a list of top things to do in Dubai, then shopping will probably be on top of your list. You can shop for fashion, electronics, and furnishings. The mall has stores of many high end and luxury brands. You can choose from more than 250 options available at the mall for shopping. It also has the largest ZARA store in the UAE. Additionally, the mall has an IKEA store. This store has the best of home furnishing products at affordable prices. The products are also sustainable, durable, and well designed. 

Cafe, Bakery, And Restaurants At Dubai Festival City Mall

After the shopping experience, you might need to treat your taste buds. It also has some of the best restaurants in Dubai. Whether you’re craving Italian pasta, American burger, or traditional Arabic cuisine, you’ll find everything here. So, here are some of the restaurant options for you to choose from: 

  • Joe and the Juice 
  • Cinnabon 
  • Costa Coffee 

Fun Places For Kids 

The mall is a fun place for kids as it offers multiple fun activities. They can enjoy at venues like: 


Imagine- The Fountain Show 

An impressive laser, light, and music show happens every day after sunset. It’s the largest water screen projection and the largest permanent projection display in the world. The record breaking laser, lights, fire, and water show occurs every night around 7 PM. So, this multi sensory experience is enjoyed by the visitors every night. This show is a must watch when you are in Dubai. So, it’s a jaw dropping site for visitors. 

How to Reach Dubai Festival City Mall? 

The Dubai Festival City Mall is conveniently located, so it’s easy to reach the mall. It has ample parking and excellent transport links. 

Metro: The nearest metro stations to this mall are the Emirates Metro Station on the red line or Creek Metro Station on the green line. Dubai Metro is one of the most Convenient Way of Transportation 

Car: You can park your car at the parking space available at the mall. If you want you can also rent a car from Travel Saga’s rent a car service. 

Nearby Places To Visit 

  • Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary This sanctuary is located just a few miles away from the city of Dubai. You’ll find thousands of birds here, but the flamingos will steal your heart away. It is a safe area for birds, protected by the Dubai Municipality. 
  • Museum Of Future This futuristic museum is one of the top Dubai tourist attractions in the city. It welcomes millions of visitors every year. This unique museum delves into the future. A tour of this museum will allow you to immerse yourself in futuristic ideas. 
  • Miracle Garden Visit this beautiful garden, which is a paradise for flower lovers. It is the largest flower garden in the world, home to 150 million flowers of different varieties. Miracle garden was launched in the year 2013. Additionally, you will find beautiful and creative displays of flowers here. 
  • Dubai Dolphinarium– It’s just a 20-minute drive from the Festival City Mall. Dubai Dolphinarium is a must visit attraction which you should visit with your family and friends. Here, you can enjoy the dolphin and seal show. Additionally, you can opt for a swim with dolphins and seals.


In conclusion, this mall is a go to place for family fun and adventure. Whether you are looking for shopping, diverse dining options, or fun activities, it’s a must visit. So you should add this mall to your Dubai itinerary. Connect with Travel Saga Tourism for booking your Dubai City tour.