RING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH FOUR FIREWORK SHOWS AT DUBAI FESTIVAL CITY MALL
Free schedule of entertainment events planned for shoppers including four fireworks shows
Dubai, UAE, 12 December 2018: Say goodbye to 2018 and hello to the New Year at Dubai Festival City Mall, as it hosts a packed schedule of free activities and entertainment on 31st December to celebrate the kick-off of 2019. Shoppers, families and friends can welcome the New Year with a spectacular evening of non-stop entertainment, including four firework shows throughout the evening, a live band featuring famous Australian singer, Katie Elle Jackson, as well as a special IMAGINE show.
Offering one of the best views in Dubai, combined with waterfront dining, Dubai Festival City Mall is one of the city’s only destinations offering free entertainment throughout the night, and is the perfect location to celebrate. The evening of non-stop activities kick-off with a one-of-a-kind special IMAGINE show on Festival Bay at 7 pm, followed by the live band at 8 pm. Stunning fireworks displays will feature at 9 pm, 10 pm and 11 pm, with the grand finale fireworks show at midnight.
To get some of the best seats in the house with unrivalled views of the celebrations, shoppers are encouraged to reserve a table ahead of time at one of the restaurants on the waterfront. Restaurants include newly-opened Black Tap, Eataly, Cheesecake Factory, Nando’s, Turkish Village, Joe’s Crab Shack, Sugar Factory, Al Fanar, Peppermill, Texas Roadhouse, Motomachi, California Pizza Kitchen, Bucca di Beppo and Lebanese concept, Semsom.
Whether by car, metro or boat, Dubai Festival City Mall is easily accessible this New Year’s Eve. Shoppers can also visit Dubai Festival City Mall using the RTA Abra and Dubai Ferry from Al Jaddaf Marine Station. Dubai Ferry cruises will start from 9:30 pm on New Year’s Eve and continue up to 1:30 am. The Water Bus and abra trips will start from 10:30 pm and end at 1:30 am.
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About Dubai Festival City Mall
Dubai Festival City Mall, is one of the major shopping destinations in Dubai. With over 400 outlets, the mall is home to Dubai’s only IKEA, renowned fashion brands like Zara, H&M, TopShop, Coach, DKNY, Kate Spade and for the first time in the Middle East, luxury Singaporean department store, Robinsons. The dining destination offers iconic waterfront Dining on Festival Bay, 56 restaurants and café, the largest Food Court in Dubai and first to market F&B concepts like Serendipity 3, Sugar Factory, Tortilla, and the Middle East’s only Hard Rock Café. The entertainment venue offers a 7-star 18-Screen Novo Cinemas with 4D IMAX, a 70,000 sq. ft. family entertainment centre, Fabyland and Festival City’s newest addition the global attraction IMAGINE.
IMAGINE is a two-time record-breaking attraction, which is a spectacular water, laser, light show showing daily on the iconic, Festival Bay. It harnesses the power of light, water, and fire, combined with giant aqua screens, 30 lasers and fountains and surround sound to connect with audiences and produce a show like never seen before. IMAGINE holds the Guinness World Records for the largest water screen projection and the largest permanent projection mapping.
Festival Bay, is the ‘most instagrammable sunset in Dubai’, meets the waters of the historic Dubai Creek. There are over 15 waterfront dining options at Festival Bay, some of which include, Cheesecake Factory, Eataly, Turkish Village and authentic Emirati cuisine at Al Fanar.
Dubai Festival City Mall visitors will discover over 7,000 parking spaces, valet parking services, two taxi ranks, VIP Valet, personal styling, and the traditional dhow cruises.
Festival City Mall has full accessibility via water being located in Dubai Creek Harbour, with RTA Water Taxis departing every hour from Festival Bay.
For more information on Dubai Festival City Mall, please visit http://www.dubaifestivalcitymall.com/
About Dubai Festival City
Dubai Festival City is an established mixed-use destination developed by Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate that has been designed to capture the cosmopolitan and rich spirit of Dubai.
Featuring alongside a 3.3-kilometre creek, Dubai Festival City is a fully integrated mega project which has been carefully master planned to offer a superior lifestyle destination with outstanding facilities, comprising residential (Marsa Plaza, Al Badia Residences and Al Badia Hillside) and commercial space and educational institutions, and a family-friendly sports and social destination, Al Areesh Club.
Within Dubai Festival City sits the landmark 2.5million sq.ft urban retail destination, Dubai Festival City Mall – home to Guinness World Record holder and cutting-edge daily attraction, IMAGINE as well as IKEA and the only Hard Rock Café in the Middle East. The mall also offers almost 400 world class retailers, 75 restaurants – many of which feature waterfront dining and some of Dubai’s most photographed sunset vistas.
Additionally, Dubai Festival City also encompasses two five-star hotels – Intercontinental Dubai Festival City and Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City to fully complement the signature retail, leisure and entertainment proposition.
For more information on Dubai Festival City, please visit http://www.dubaifestivalcity.com/
Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim today, is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Structured into four operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail; employing more than 42,000 employees across 25 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, we partner with over 200 of the world’s most admired and innovative brands.
Al-Futtaim’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organisation to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.
By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration, integrity; Al-Futtaim continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day.
For more information visit: http://www.alfuttaim.com