The Ultimate List of the World’s Greatest Festivals

Traveling isn’t all complete without trying to have a quick bite of the local culture of the destination you chose. Sometimes, even the culture itself drives us to leave and go to a new place, isn’t it? So if you’re looking for something worth seeing and experiencing for a short moment yet will leave a happy mark in your jetsetter heart, here’s a list of the different popular festivals around the world that you should check out.


Dubai Shopping Festival – Dubai (January 2 – February 2)

 Photo Source : James G

Photo Source : James G

Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) started on 16 February 1995 as a retail event intended to revitalise retail trade in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It has since been promoted as a tourist attraction. This yearly month long event is usually scheduled during the first quarter of the year, attracting about 3 million people to Dubai.

During Dubai Shopping Festival, shops offer discounts on their merchandise, daily car raffles are drawn, and there is a fireworks display.

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