FEBRUARY 14, 2016
Dubai Festival City Mall is soon unveiling its all-new waterfront extension, offering spectacular views of Dubai’s iconic skyline from the banks of the emirate’s historic Creek, continuing to position the mall as an idyllic, dining and entertainment destination.
The revamped open-air space will ultimately develop into a 300-metre long world class waterfront venue with more than 20 restaurants, offering a wide variety of international cuisines to cater for the diverse gastronomic tastes of Dubai’s residents and tourists, including Dubai’s first Serendipity 3 as well as C-House, Texas Road House, The CheeseCake Factory, Eataly, Fratelli La Bufala, Sugar Factory and Al Fanar, among others.
To celebrate the public opening of this unique-to-Dubai dining destination, from 16th February to the end of April, mall visitors will enjoy an urban, fun outdoor events entertainment programme designed to entertain adults and children alike at the one-of-a-kind location with breathtaking views of Dubai’s ever changing skyline.
The opening weekend will treat visitors to a full-fledged fiesta featuring performances by celebrity bands and popular DJs, in addition to fun activities including free mini golf stations and bouncy castles. The festivities will continue for 11 consecutive weekends with a host of exclusive curated events including an outdoor cinema, Flower Festival, Lego, and Literature and Music.
The waterfront complements the mall’s wide range of over 400 retail outlets, fashion and leisure, entertainment and over 75 dining options to welcome visitors by the time the AED 1.5 billion expansion project is completed in 2016.
“The opening of our brand new waterfront district is a key milestone in the transformational journey we have embarked upon in our effort to continue to establish Dubai Festival City Mall amongst the UAE’s top must-visit destinations. This world-class waterfront venue is unique in terms of the overall experience for visitors, as it complements the unbeatable combination of shopping, leisure and entertainment options in the Mall within a truly unrivalled setting,” said Steve Cleaver, Director – Shopping Centres, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate on behalf of Dubai Festival City Mall.
Other activities at the mall’s all-new waterfront will also include the much-loved traditional Abra rides that take visitors on a most enjoyable and scenic journey around the historical Dubai Creek. For more information visit www.festivalcentre.com.