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Eid al Adha 2013

Mirdif city centre Dubai
Credit: Shahroozporia / CC BY-SA 3.0

Eid Al Adha also called the Feast of Sacrifice or the Greater Eid is celebrated on a grand scale in Dubai. It is an important religious holiday when Muslims around the world share the joy of giving and caring. What better place than Dubai to celebrate Eid Al Adha, where so many cultures graciously accept each other and coexist in harmony. This year, the Dubai Government and DTCM (Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing) have made plans for 10 unforgettable days of family events, 24-hour shopping bonanza and music show that will unite multinational tourists from GCC countries, Middle East and South Asia.

24-hour Shopping Bonanza

This October, malls in Dubai have decided to keep their shops open for 48 hours without a break for the first two days of Eid Al Adha. In addition, all seven malls, including Arabian Centre, Deira City Centre, Dubai Festival City Mall, Lamcy Plaza, Mall of the Emirates, Mirdif City Centre and The Dubai Mall will also offer prolonged opening hours between October 10 and October 19 from 10:00 am to 2:00 am.

The Al Ghurair Centre, BurJuman, Dubai Outlet Mall, Mercato and Ibn Battuta Mall shall join in by keeping their shops open till midnight. Moreover, some have decided to stay open until the early hours of the morning.

To know more about the events planned to celebrate Greater Eid in Dubai, visit  Dubai Events page.

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