Here are 15 ways Mall of the Emirates will make your DSF experience exciting this season
At Mall of the Emirates, there is more to the Dubai Shopping Festival than just shopping for the best offers this season. From savouring an ice cream that you’ve designed yourself and adding some active minutes with wall climbing between your shopping spree to finding the perfect selfie spot for that special hashtag moment, unearth the various facets of the world’s first shopping resort.
Non-stop entertainment with bespoke family shows
Exclusive festive displays, special shows for kids with all their favourite cartoon characters, spectacular costumes and dynamic performances. Find it all this DSF only at Mall of the Emirates. Families will be enthralled every day with thrilling entertainment and bespoke productions that will make their shopping experience even more exciting this season.
Finger on the prize
Shop for AED 650 and get a token with a unique code to play on the mall’s mobile app. Scan the code and start playing to win instantly. Participants stand a chance of winning Mall GiftCards, leisure offerings, lifestyle products and retailer vouchers.
You’re 15x luckier at Mall of the Emirates
This DSF, Mall of the Emirates has made it 15 times more rewarding to shop. Just spend AED 650 and get a chance to win 15 times your purchase value during the 39-day festival. One winner will be selected daily through a draw.
Design your own ice cream
Don’t play it safe with your ice cream flavours. Magnum’s first and only dipping bar in the UAE at Mall of the Emirates allows you to explore a range of combinations with more than 18 toppings, including salted caramel balls, brownie bites, raspberry crunch and rose petals. Or get adventurous and spice up your chilled dessert with chili flakes.
Take time out between your shopping and schedule a high-adrenalin activity with friends or the kids. The flagship GO Sport megastore in Mall of the Emirates boasts a 10-metre volcano-shaped climbing wall that will test your strength and coordination. The store also has a virtual reality cycling simulation that allows shoppers to test their bikes in fun outdoor scenarios before making a purchase.
Room with a snowy view
It’s winter all-year-round for guests who book the Aspen Ski Chalet rooms at the Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates Dubai. The luxurious one- two- and three-bedroom Aspen Ski Chalet suits offer a cosy, toasty interior with stunning views of the powdery slopes of Ski Dubai.
There are plenty of spots around the mall with a sparkling ambiance and flattering light to make your photo pop. For a glamorous shot that will garner ‘likes’ and comments on your social media post, frame your selfie with Mall of the Emirates’ iconic fountain in the fashion dome. Get creative and capture the uniquely-designed centrepiece with the mythical Hippocamp, the half horse and half fish sea creature, in your selfie or pose with one of the vibrant DSF installations that you’ll find throughout the mall to make this season unforgettable.
Healthy pit stop
Keep those energy levels up all day with wholesome food at Mall of the Emirates’ healthy cafes. Common Grounds’ mouth-watering breakfast menu has options ranging from gluten-free and dairy-free dishes to vegan nosh, all made with fresh ingredients that will keep your cholesterol down. Café Bateel, the mall’s newest addition, has an extensive menu with well-balanced Mediterranean dishes like Tuna with Umbrian Farro Grains and Lamb Confit and Farro Risotto as well as trendy dishes such as their Poke Bowl. Or try L’Eto’s filling mushroom burger or quinoa salads without any guilt.
Find the most innovative coffee concepts under one roof at Mall of the Emirates. Head to the newest coffee lovers haven % Arabica, which specialises in in drip-based cups and espresso-infused drinks such as macchiatos and matcha lattes, for a delicious full-body brew that will be a hit on your social media feed as well. And if you are peckish, get an assortment of pastries and muffins along with your hot cuppa at Tim Hortons. Tea drinkers can stop by Laduree, a chic café that does a refined afternoon tea with signature macarons, scones and cakes, to unwind with friends and family over a pot of their favourite hot beverage.
Let out the child in you at Magic Planet
There’s never a dull moment for thrill seekers at Mall of the Emirates’ Magic Planet. With an incredible array of games, indoor rides, simulators, skill games and attractions, this award-winning family entertainment centre has something for visitors of all ages.
Find wheelchairs at all entrances of the mall
People of determination now have an easy access to complimentary wheelchairs as soon as they enter the mall. Designated wheelchair cabinets with signage can be found at all the entrances of Mall of the Emirates. Visitors can borrow a complimentary wheelchair to enjoy the diverse shopping, dining and entertainment options with ease and drop it off at any entrance on the way out.
Get the VIP treatment while you wait for your ride
Relax, refresh and refuel in style while you wait for your Uber or Careem ride in the brand-new VIP Lounge at Mall of the Emirates. The VIP Lounge is located at the entrance of the Fashion Dome on the ground floor of the mall and can be accessed by customers who are being picked up and dropped off when using private car services. All shoppers need to do is order a car or hire a Careem or Uber service using the app and head to the VIP Lounge where they can unwind in the relaxing setting while being treated to complimentary coffee, tea and refreshments while they wait for their car to arrive. Visitors being dropped off at the Fashion Dome can also avail of the service.
All the amazing offers right on your smartphone
Everything you need to know about the latest DSF offers and the exclusive 12-hour sale at Mall of the Emirates is right at your fingertips with the Mall of the Emirates app. Download the mall app on your smartphone and gain access to the store directory and store locator for more than 630 brands and kiosks, book tickets to your favourite movies and Ski Dubai, view hotels connected to the mall and reserve your table at any of the restaurants and even schedule your Hands Free service at the click of a button.
Keep shopping Hands Free
Just drop off your shopping bags at the Hands Free collection desks at the mall and continue your shopping spree without any hassle. Your items will be securely sealed and stored along with your contact information and delivery preferences. Customers can have their bags delivered to them anywhere, anytime at the mall for free by using the mobile app or calling the collection desk 15 minutes before they finish shopping. Shoppers can also request for a home delivery using the Mall of the Emirates app at AED 30 for the same day and AED 18 for the next day.
Electric Vehicle charging stations
Drive into Mall of the Emirates and get your electric vehicles (EV) fully powered up while you go about shopping and dining. Tesla charging stations are located at the Fashion Dome Valet Parking and on the first and second floors of the mall to offer EV drivers ease and convenience by adding up to 100km range to the battery per hour of charge.
Make this DSF all about choice for your loved ones and give them a Mall of the Emirates GiftCard to splurge on all their favourite brands during the festival. Let them find their style and put their best foot forward this season with statement pieces from the mall’s luxury brands, including Alexander McQueen, Bottega Veneta, Bvlgari, Chanel, Elie Saab, Fendi, Prada, Paul Smith and Tom Ford.
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