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Shop till you drop at 24-hour mega sale in Abu Dhabi

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A 24-hour shopping spree and discounts of up to 90 per cent await shoppers starting this month.

The Department of Culture and Tourism (DCT) has announced the launch of the Eid Fest celebrations and this year’s Abu Dhabi Summer Season, two events geared towards attracting the public to the country’s capital, the Khaleej Times reported.

“The Eid Fest celebrations and Abu Dhabi Summer Season are annual anchor events that aim to underpin the emirate’s credentials as a destination of distinction during the summer, especially for families looking for unmissable experiences and offers,” The National quoted Sultan Al Mutawa, the executive director of tourism at the Department of Culture and Tourism-Abu Dhabi, as saying.

Mega sale

A 24-hour mega sale will jumpstart the Summer Season event and will offer up to 90 percent discounts.

The sale will be participated in by over 500 stores and is set to begin on June 15 at 10am until to am on June 16.

Likewise, seven malls will participate in this year’s super sale. These include the World Trade Centre (WTC) Mall, Al Jimi Mall, Dalma Mall, Hili Mall, Marina Mall, Bawadi Mall, and Yas Mall.

Summer Season 2018

The weeks-long festival will be showing seven family shows and one game show for shoppers who have spent at least Dh250 during the event.

As early as now, people are clamoring for the Summer Season’s Culinary Weeks to be held in 25 different restaurants. A total of 200 restaurants are also set to offer 25 per cent discounts to Zomato Gold Members.

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