Ripe by the Bay will run from 13 October 2021-May 2022 daily from 4pm to 10pm on Festival Bay at Dubai Festival City Mall, supporting over 80 homegrown businesses and brands
Grand Opening from 4pm featuring special IMAGINE show, entertainment, giveaways and stunning fireworks
Dubai, UAE, 10 October 2021: The wait is over: the first-ever night edition of the popular Ripe Market, set to spoil visitors with alfresco dining, shopping, live-entertainment, and fun-filled family activities officially opens its doors this Wednesday, 13th October at 4pm.
To celebrate the opening, which coincides with the duration of Expo 2020 in Dubai, Dubai Festival City Mall is hosting a grand launch event on the same evening which will feature special guests, music and extravagant laser and projection mapping experience as part of the record-breaking IMAGINE show. The star of the show is set to be a specially designed fireworks show, kicking off at 8.00pm.
In a relaxed environment across the spacious iconic waterfront area of Festival Bay, the new concept will allow residents, tourists, and Expo 2020 visitors to Dubai to take in the great weather, scenic sunset views and lush greenery, with daily entertainment and access to homegrown brands from shopping to food.
Speaking ahead of the grand opening, Timothy Earnest, Group Director, Al-Futtaim Malls said: “We can’t wait to show the whole of Dubai what we have planned for this unique concept, Ripe by the Bay. Our team has been working closely with the Ripe team to ensure we are bringing together the best of Dubai’s homegrown brands to support local businesses, and we’re thrilled with the stellar line-up which will deliver an awesome experience for all guests. See you on the Bay!”
The format will offer a platform for local merchant and makers, musicians, artists, and designers, to engage with the local community in the first-ever edition of Ripe by the Bay. There will be products from fashion, jewelry, Arts, homewares and more, whilst the sounds of acoustic music fill the air and provide a relaxed backdrop for dining and shopping adventures.
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