This year’s festival of lights will be celebrated worldwide on Monday, October 24. In Dubai, there are some brilliant deals and experiences to participate in during the last week of October.
This vibrant Indian festival will run over five days with celebrations for Diwali in Dubai, including fireworks displays, festive lights, gatherings, mouth-watering feasts and more.
If you’re looking for a one-stop destination for all things Diwali, The Waterfront Market’s Diwali-themed festival will tick all your boxes.
Family and friends can enjoy Diwali-inspired workshops for kids, Diya painting, rangoli and henna artists. Boogie to live performances by Bollywood dancers and pop over to live cooking stations serving delicious market-to-plate meals when hunger hits.
Dubai’s biggest Diwali festival by Truckers UAE has returned for a third season. It’s the ideal day out for a group to celebrate Diwali in Dubai or even have hours of fun if you ride solo. Bring your appetite and sample delicious cuisine from 20 food trucks.
Get shopping at 50 vendors, including festive clothing, jewellery, décor, handicrafts and gift hampers. Top live entertainment is also in store featuring the Nooran Sisters, Kutle Khan, DJ Frenzy and Pure Bhangra.
Head to the level 3 Pavilion Garden area at BurJuman Mall this October for a colourful indoor Diwali Bazaar. There are 26 festive kiosks to explore, featuring fashion, décor, accessories and Diwali-themed sweet and savoury treats.
Get kitted out in Diwali attire at traditional stalls, take part in makeup master classes or try out henna painting. Kiddos can try out Diya painting and rangoli making while the whole gang enjoys live entertainment.
Spend Dhs250 across BurJuman Mall during the festival, and you could stand a chance to win a year in a beautiful Dubai Creek, rent-free.