As the last few weeks of Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) approach, there are still many activities for everyone to enjoy. From DXB Airport to Dragon Mart, organisers Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) reveal a selection of the exciting events, sales and entertainment still happening across the city this summer:


For one day only on Wednesday 17 July, shoppers who spend a minimum of AED 250 at Majid Al Futtaim malls will enjoy triple the chances of winning a grand prize of an outstanding AED 100,000.

Additionally, there’s never been a better time to upgrade your mobile phone as Etisalat is currently offering up to 40 per cent off on the latest devices and accessories. From tablets to phone cases and everything in between, this sale can’t be missed.

Exclusively at Robinsons in Dubai Festival City Mall, shoppers can revel in the MKS Jewellery summer capsule collection, embodying the sentimental joy of the summer season. Browse the vibrant rainbow coloured precious gems sourced and made in Dubai until 29 August.

In addition, everyone is encouraged to download The Dubai Mall app which reveals a special “surprize” offer every day until 3 August with the Digital Surprize and Delight of the Day.


Head to the Grand Atrium at The Dubai Mall and guess the weight of the giant teddy bear to be in the chance of winning the grand prize sponsored by Candylicious. The winner will be named at the end of DSS, so visitors are encouraged to get their guesses in quickly.

Dubai Airports and Disney Middle East have teamed up over the summer to make the holiday season even more magical with the help of Forky, the unlikely hero from Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 4. Passengers at DXB Airport will be able to transform recyclable materials into toys by making their own Forky. There’s also a competition to Find Forky and win a family trip to Paris, including flights from AirFrance.

Customers who spend AED 200 or more at Dragon Mart 2 until the 3 August will enter into a draw to win up to three smartphones and ten shopping vouchers every week, as well as the grand prize of driving away in a brand-new BMW 4 Series Grancoupe.


Situated with stunning views of the Burj Khalifa, Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay is offering a Summer Staycation weekend stay starting AED 400.  The package includes breakfast at Bayside Restaurant & Terrace, two complementary tickets to Laguna Water Park, 25 per cent off food and beverages and AED 200 spa gift voucher per person, available until 30 September.

Enjoy a summer getaway at Habtoor Grand Resort Autograph Collection L.L.C with an offer that includes a stay, breakfast, 20 per cent off on food and beverage and 50 per cent off on all spa treatments until 25 September.


Witness a remarkable series of plays, By Cerise taking place at The Junction in Alserkal Avenue. Written by Australian playwright, Cerise De Gelder, the thought-provoking performances will take place on 19 July at 3:30pm and 7:30pm.

IMG Worlds of Adventure will be taking over Star Atrium, The Dubai Mall from 24 July to 8 August. Visitors who purchase an entry ticket worth AED 299 for IMG Park will enjoy a guaranteed round trip flight to more than 21 destinations worldwide from UAE. Fly for free to stunning destinations simply by purchasing an IMG ticket!

Funny man, Jason Manford is back in Dubai with his wit and charm for his Muddle Class tour, taking place at Movenpick Hotel JBR at 9pm on 25 July.

During the summer months, enjoy the famous Brasserie 2.0 brunch at Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa for less with packages starting at just AED 325.

Devour a delicious healthy breakfast, satisfying lunch or hearty dinner at Community Café for less this summer, with 30 per cent off for all dine-in customers.

RAKBANK and Mastercard are the official key partners of Dubai Summer Surprises 2019, and the full calendar of events can be found on and on @DSSsocial.

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