Souk Al Marfa Marks One Year Anniversary with Month-long Celebrations
• Shop, play and win daily giveaways, staycations and more until 17 September
Dubai, 24 August 2022 - Souk Al Marfa, the city’s wholesale waterfront marketplace, is celebrating its one year anniversary with month long activities, daily freebies and incredible staycation giveaways, running until 17 September.
Craving a getaway in Dubai before the summer ends? Souk Al Marfa is offering 62 free staycations for visitors who spend AED150 or more at the marketplace’s retailers. Staycation seekers will enter a draw to win a one-night stay with breakfast at Centara Mirage Beach Resort Dubai, with two winners to be announced every day.
Muath Abdulqader Alrais, General Manager at Souk Al Marfa, said: “Recognising UAE’s remarkable legacy in trade, our vision with Souk Al Marfa is to support the country’s position as a leading trading hub by maximising its pivotal and strategic location. As we mark Souk Al Marfa’s first anniversary, we are proud of its growth journey, having welcomed more than 950 retailers from across the region as well as hosting a calendar of memorable events and multicultural celebrations throughout the year. We look forward to carrying Souk Al Marfa’s success journey to elevated heights and to continue playing a role in cementing UAE’s position as a trading hub.”
Those looking to shop their weekends away can enjoy special giveaways and roaming entertainment from 5 pm to 10 pm. Visitors spending AED100 or more are in for a chance to become the lucky winner of a hamper worth AED250 featuring a range of the destination’s most popular products, with one new winner announced every day.
Additionally, shoppers can also try their luck at a scratch-and-win voucher for every AED50 spent by presenting their receipts at the customer service desk.
In the past year, Souk Al Marfa housed a dynamic line-up of cultural celebrations and activations across multiple categories welcoming tens of thousands of visitors from the UAE. From the opening of Museum Hub, a dedicated museum featuring the country’s most precious antiques and artifacts, to hosting events such as Pet Fair, Holi, Ramadan Night Market, Red Bull’s Drifting championship and more, Souk Al Marfa has truly distinguished itself as multi-faceted marketplace.
More than 950 shops currently operate at Souk Al Marfa with another 200 set to open soon across various categories such as carpets, lights, spices, fashion, electronics, as well as the authentic Thai and Persian markets. Souk Al Marfa’s operating hours are 12 noon to 12 midnight from Sunday to Thursday, 2 pm to 2 am on Friday and 12 pm to 2 am on Saturday.
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