A fun new outdoor destination in Dubai opens with fireworks this week

Gastronomy, shopping, family entertainment and aquatic circus…

The cooler months are back, which means open-air markets are returning to Dubai, offering plenty of outdoor activities. Don’t miss Dubai Festival City Mall’s new outdoor destination – Vibes by the bay.

Located on the waterfront of the Dubai Festival City Mall, Vibes by the Bay opens its doors to the public on Wednesday, October 5 with a fireworks display accompanied by a brand new imagine the show well called Vibes. Expect a thrilling spectacle combining laser, light and water.

The show will start at 8:30 p.m. (stay tuned on social media for any updates). Admission to the venue is free, so be sure to bring your family and loved ones to watch the show followed by a stroll through the open-air market.

Here’s what you’ll find inside

Local vendors at Festival Bay Market

bayside atmosphere

Whether you’re shopping for yourself or your loved ones, you’re sure to find something at Festival Bay Market. You’ll be able to spot some of Dubai’s popular vendors where you can buy clothes, jewelry, gift items and more at your leisure.

The outdoor entertainment venue will also have a festival garden with an amphitheater where visitors will soon be able to vibrate to the rhythm of musical performances. Keep an eye on their social media for updates.

Street Trucks at the Hotspot

food trucks atmosphere by the bay

No experience in Dubai is ever complete without giving our bellies a little treat. And of course, at Vibes By The Bay, you’ll find a number of food trucks serving delicious food spanning multiple cuisines.

Some of the restaurants you will find include Eat Flare, Awaken, 3abali, Drilled, Matar Farm, Skewers and many more. You can enjoy your meal while soaking up the view of the skyline.


@whatsondubai Fontana is a new water circus experience that has landed in Dubai… Here’s a sneak peek… #whatsondubai #dubaifestivalcity #dubai #VibesByTheBay ♬… it’s sweating – Kellan

Fontana, which means fountain in Italian, is a new aquatic circus show which opened the doors of its tent at the end of September. The traveling aquatic circus produced by Cirque du Liban features aerial performers, trapeze artists, aerial hoop acts, motorbike stunts, percussionists, lyrical singing and more, paired with captivating special effects.

Tickets start from Dhs 90 (for green seats) and a Gold seat for Dhs 300 will get you seats right in front of the riveting action.

The show takes place five days a week with two shows (4-6pm and 7-9pm) Friday-Sunday and one show at 7pm Wednesday-Thursday.

Vibes By The Bay, Festival Bay, Dubai Festival City Mall, from October 5, tel. : (800) 332. @dubaifestivalcitymall

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