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Here’s what you can expect for Dubai Summer Surprises 2023

The 26th edition of DSS will run from Thursday, June 29 until Sunday, September 3

Dubai Summer Surprises 2023

Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) kicks off next weekend, coinciding with the Eid Al Adha weekend.

The 26th edition of DSS, the city’s annual shopping and entertainment festival, will run from Thursday, June 29, until Sunday, September 3. So, what awaits you? In essence, visitors and residents can anticipate abundant entertainment, irresistible shopping bargains, unparalleled dining offers, unbeatable discounts, and much more.

Dubai Summer Surprises 2023

Here’s a preview of some of the highlights you won’t want to miss during Dubai Summer Surprises.

DSS Opening Concert

A captivating concert will mark the commencement of Dubai Summer Surprises, as renowned singers Hussain Al Jassmi and Kadim Al Sahir take the stage at the Coca-Cola Arena on 1st July.

Dubai Summer Surprises 2023

Al Jassmi is one of the most popular singers in the Arab World, while Al Sahir, who has sold more than 100 million records around the globe, is known as the ‘Caesar of Arabic Songs’. Together, the duo will belt out their most popular numbers like Boshret Kheir, Wallah Mayiswa, Ana Wa Laila and Ha Habibi. With their mesmerizing performances of the biggest Arabic hits, this event promises to create an unforgettable experience during the long Eid weekend. Book your tickets here.

Amazing sales citywide

From 29 June to 3 September, the city’s malls and shopping precincts become must-visit destinations for visitors and tourists alike with plenty of surprises lined up alongside all the amazing offers. There will be numerous retail promotions, sales, and discounts (reaching up to 75 percent).

Here's what you can expect for Dubai Summer Surprises 2023

Exhilarating entertainment

After its immense success last year, the highly popular Beat the Heat musical festival makes a triumphant return for its second edition. Spanning across July and August, this eagerly anticipated event will be hosted at The Agenda in Dubai Media City, presenting a captivating array of talented artists and musicians.

Here's what you can expect for Dubai Summer Surprises 2023

This year, Movie Magic is back with a delightful lineup of films, including beloved childhood favorites and timeless classics. Alongside the screenings, attendees can enjoy live performances, character meet-and-greets, and much more.

Moreover, visitors will have the opportunity to witness performances at various locations throughout the city, such as Dragon Mart, Nakheel Mall, City Walk, Bluewaters, Mall of Emirates, Dubai Festival City Mall, and other iconic spots across Dubai.

Win amazing prizes

Be sure to stay alert for valuable coupons that offer the opportunity to win exciting prizes upon reaching specific spending thresholds. Imagine the possibility of winning a Nissan X-Trail in 2023. To secure your chance of winning the coveted prize, all it takes is participation in the Dubai Summer Surprises Raffle. By spending AED200 at select malls, you will receive a digital raffle coupon entry, putting you in the race for an incredible opportunity. With six fortunate individuals driving away with brand-new cars, the question remains: Do you feel lucky this summer?

Here's what you can expect for Dubai Summer Surprises 2023
Nissan Xtrail 2023

Participating malls and shopping centres include: Al Bustan Centre, Arabian Center, Al Ghurair Centre, Dubai Outlet Mall, Lulu Silicon Central, Mudon Community Center, Shorooq Community Center, Bay Avenue, Villanova Community Center, Al Khail Gate Community Center, Serena MarketPlace, Times Square Center, Al Warqa City Mall, Etihad Mall, Al Barsha Mall, Al Barsha South Mall, Nad Al Hamar and Dubai Festival Plaza. 

If you want to win a brand new 2023 Mercedes-Benz A200, all you have to do is buy a Rosa Set pencil collection for just AED50 from to receive a digital coupon entry. Participants can also enter the Mercedes Mega Raffle by buying a ticket for AED50 at ENOC and EPPCO petrol stations, Zoom outlets and at AutoPro service centres. 

Likewise, you can also win a Cadillac Escalade, your dream apartment in Dubai, substantial cash prizes, vouchers, and many other enticing rewards.

Family activities

Throughout the city, an array of enticing offers awaits, including summer staycation deals and enticing “kids go free” promotions.

Amidst these irresistible opportunities, it is essential for the entire family to explore Modesh World, a captivating destination filled with exhilarating rides, arcade games, a children’s museum, and much more. Running from Monday, June 26 to August 27 at Dubai World Trade Centre, this vibrant space guarantees an unforgettable experience for all.

Here's what you can expect for Dubai Summer Surprises 2023
Modesh World, Dubai World Trade Centre

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