Dubai Summer Surprises turns 25

Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) returns from July 1 to September 4

The annual Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) returns for its 25th year from July 1 to September 4, 2022, offering 10 weeks of family fun including shopping, dining, hotel and entertainment experiences.

Organised and presented by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), DSS will be upping the ante with a host of activities in Dubai’s malls to keep the kids entertained all day long, special curated gastronomy events and unmissable retail sales and offers.

In keeping with its name, surprises will be the talk of the summer with amazing prizes, must see pop-ups and special promotions. Mall lovers will be delighted to hear about the return of SHARE Millionaire and Daily Surprises, while the DSS 2022 Summer Restaurant Week is guaranteed to delight foodies and their families.

Dubai’s iconic characters, Modesh and Dana, will celebrate the 25th anniversary of DSS with a pop-up creation of their world at Dubai World Trade Centre. Modesh World, which will run from July 1 to August 28, will give kids a summer to remember with a multitude of entertaining and educational activities specially curated for families. DSS will also give everyone plenty of chances to win incredible rewards with a variety of raffles, as well as offers in time for “Eid in Dubai - Eid Al Adha” and the annual “Back to School” campaigns.

Ahmad Al Khaja, CEO of Dubai Festival and Retail Establishment said: “Dubai Summer Surprises has now been at the heart of Dubai’s summer season for a quarter of a century, shaping memories and creating unforgettable experiences for everyone in our great city.

This year is no exception, with a programme designed to showcase the very best that Dubai has to offer across our malls and entertainment experiences, restaurants, hotels and more.

“The 25th edition of DSS reaffirms Dubai’s position as a year-round destination for visitors and an exceptional place for families to live and work.”