Head to Ripe by the Bay and experience an organic market like you've never seen before, happening daily at Dubai Festival City Mall
4 November 2021| Last updated on 15 November 2021
This organic, homegrown market in Dubai is packed with local brands, eats, and events you don't want to miss!
The wait is over: the first-ever night edition of the popular Ripe Market, set to spoil visitors with alfresco dining, shopping, live-entertainment, and fun-filled family activities officially opened its doors on 13th October at 4pm!
Promising to delight visitors with a whole new experience at Dubai Festival City Mall, Ripe By The Bay will warm the waterfront event location with tailored green spaces during the day, and light up at night with special homegrown retail and F&B pop-ups.
UAE residents and tourists will be spoiled for choice with over 100 shopping and food options, live entertainment, and fun-filled family activities happening daily at the scenic Festival Bay.
Here are five exciting things to do at Ripe by the Bay, taking place until May 2022.
1. Shop local from homegrown brands and artists
While Dubai is known around the world for its luxury shopping scene, it’s also a growing haven for some of the country’s best local merchants and makers, musicians, artists, and designers.
Get ready to go treasure hunting, because this market in Dubai is stuffed with quirky finds, fashion, woodwork, toys, handmade jewelry, home goods, etc. from more than 100 independent makers.
And with the festive season right around the corner, the first-ever edition of Ripe by the Bay has you covered with one-of-a-kind gifts! You’re guaranteed to find the best holiday gifts in Dubai for your loved ones.
2. Witness a spectacular laser and projection show
What's more, the spectacular laser and projection mapping show will add extra glamour to the eight-month event that coincides with the launch of 'The World's Greatest Show', Dubai Expo 2020.
Marvel at a daily extravagant display with the record-breaking IMAGINE show, right at the lovely Festival Bay waterfront.
3. Vibe to acoustics from local performers in the UAE
While you're shopping, dining, and exploring, local music from homegrown musicians, singers, and performers in the UAE will provide a relaxed backdrop for all your Dubai night market adventures.
4. Fun activities every single month
In fact, practically every single day!
From comedy nights and kids' magicians to food festivals and family quiz nights, Ripe by the Bay promises heaps of daily fun-filled activities throughout all eight months for all visitors.
Be sure to keep an eye on the market's calendar so you don't miss out on their activities.
5. Wind down with a gorgeous sunset view or the glittering Festival Bay sights
In a relaxed environment across the spacious iconic Festival Bay, Ripe's organic market in Dubai offers scenic sunset views and lush greenery, perfect for winding down and relaxing after a day of exploring.