An A To Z Of Things To Do This Summer
Updated on 04 August 2020

Dubai residents and visitors are in for a real treat across some of the most popular malls in Dubai throughout the rest of the summer. 

A host of family activities along with some ‘first in’ Dubai experiences and great offers on hotel stays, are being offered at Nakheel Mall on Palm Jumeirah, Ibn Battuta Mall and Dragon Mart. 

The fun and offers continue throughout the summer, and there are that many that an A to Z covering them all has been put together for you.   

A is for ALSERKAL CULTURAL FOUNDATION: See how light and shadows can create fourth-dimensional images with the ‘Dreams’ art show, by Alserkal Cultural Foundation, at Nakheel Mall.

B is for BARGAINS: enjoy retailer discounts across more than 500 shops, restaurants and entertainment outlets at all destinations. 

C is for CASH: get in the money with DSS cash prizes, including Nakheel Mall’s AED25,000 grand prize for Eid Al Adha.

D is for DRIVING: visit Ibn Battuta Mall for the chance to win a brand new car.

E is for ELECTRONICS:  AED86,000 worth of televisions, tablets and smart phones is up for grabs as part of Ibn Battuta’s DSS prizes.

F is for FAMILY FUN: spend time with loved ones with family-focused activities, including Nakheel Mall’s cooking classes and family summer fun programs, and Ibn Battuta’s LEGO attractions.

G is for GRAFFITI: watch Ibn Battuta’s Egypt Court be transformed by live mural painting.

H is for HOTELS:  rediscover Dubai this summer by shopping at Nakheel Malls.  Spend AED500 in a single day for overnight rewards at dozens of Dubai hotels.

I is for INTERNATIONAL CUISINE:  dine across the world, with special deals on cafes and restaurants across all destinations.

J is for JEWELLERY: sparkle this summer with reduced-price rings, necklaces, bracelets and more from a range of jewellers at all destinations, and at the Ripe Retail Pop Up at weekends at Nakheel Mall.

K is for KIDS’ ACTIVITIES:  enjoy family discounts and birthday packages with entertainment outlets including Trampo Extreme; Fabyland and Vox Cinemas, Sky Zone, Fun City and Novo Cinemas. 

L is for LEGO®: help to build Ibn Battuta’s LEGO® space mosaic wall – a tribute to the UAE’s Mission to Mars that needs 80,000 bricks to complete.

M is for MUSIC:  Tune in to live guitarists, pianists, saxophonists and more, daily at Nakheel Mall and Ibn Battuta Mall.

O is for ON SAFARI: have a roaring time at Ibn Battuta’s LEGO® safari, featuring life-size animals weighing up to a ton.

P is for PERFECT GIFTS:  Pick the perfect present for Eid, start the festive shopping early with great deals on clothing, perfumes, electronics and more, or buy a Nakheel Malls Gift Card for that special someone.

Q is for QUALITY TIME:  spend the long weekend with the people who matter, with endless dining, shopping and entertainment experiences across venues.

R is for RIPE MARKET: visit boutique markets every Friday and Saturday until October at Nakheel Mall.

S is for SUMMER FUN: enjoy pizza making classes, free meals, private cinema viewings and more as part of Nakheel Mall’s family summer activities.

T is for TRAVEL:  Ibn Battuta is the world’s largest themed mall, based on the travels of legendary explorer, Ibn Battuta.  Marvel at awe-inspiring architecture as you meander your way through China, India, Egypt, Persia, Andalusia and Tunisia. 

U is for UNIQUE EXPERIENCES:  enjoy Nakheel Mall’s family summer fun events,  Ibn Battuta’s LEGO activations and more for an unforgettable Eid.

V is for VITAMINS: get a free vitamin analysis for the family at Nahdi Pharmacy or a free meal for kids at Din Tai Fung – just two of the many offers at Nakheel Mall this summer.

W is for WINNING:  a car, electronics, cash prizes, gift cards and more are up for grabs until the end of DSS, across all locations.

X is for XENIA:  just one of the scores of cafes and restaurants offering great food – with discounts at some venues – at Nakheel Malls’ destinations.

Z is for ZeeArts: visit Ibn Battuta to watch a mural being painted live at Egypt Court, in collaboration with ZeeArts. 

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