Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) is back for its 27th edition, promising an action-packed summer for UAE residents and visitors. The event, which kicks off this weekend, offers a plethora of prizes, shopping discounts, and various other deals that will run until the end of August.

Key Takeaways

  • Event Duration: June 28 to August 26
  • Total Prizes: Dh50 million
  • Main Attractions: Cash prizes, luxury cars, daily deals, and more

Exciting Prizes and Raffles

The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) is conducting two major raffles in partnership with fuel retailer Enoc:

  1. Weekly Cash Prizes: Residents have the chance to win Dh500,000 in cash every week.
  2. DSS Mega Raffle: Running from June 16 to August 26, this raffle offers 8 winners the opportunity to win Mini Coopers. Raffle coupons can be purchased for Dh50 at ENOC stations or select malls, with every 10,000 tickets sold resulting in a draw.

Shopping and Daily Surprises

Shoppers who spend more than Dh300 across Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) malls over the summer period will stand a chance to become a DSS SHARE Millionaire and win a Maserati Grecale GT. Similarly, those who spend more than Dh300 at the Dubai Festival City Mall can win daily instant prizes and a grand prize of two Lexus cars.

The DSS Daily Surprises, running from July 2 to August 4, will offer 34 days of daily surprises across sports, fashion, beauty, and home labels. Details for each day’s surprise will only be unveiled 24 hours beforehand.

Gold and Jewelry Offers

Shoppers can win Dh100,000 vouchers and exclusive deals, including BOGO offers on jewelry. From June 10 to July 15, 150 participating stores from the Dubai Jewelry Group will offer up to 50% off diamonds and pearls and reduced making charges on gold and exclusive gifts upon purchase.

Wafi City is launching its own campaign from June 28 to September 1, where shoppers who spend a minimum of Dh300 across any outlet within the mall will enter a grand raffle draw to win a dazzling 22.2-carat diamond necklace and earrings set in 18-carat white gold valued at Dh70,000.

Back-to-School Campaign

During August, malls will run a back-to-school campaign. Those who spend Dh200 can get a digital raffle ticket and enter to win a share of Dh100,000. Twenty winners will have the opportunity to take home Dh5,000 each.

Modhesh World Celebrations

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the edutainment center Modhesh World. As part of the celebration, there will be a 25th Raffle Draw. Those who spend time and money at the center will stand a chance to win Dh25,000 as weekly prizes for five weeks and a grand prize of Dh250,000.

Modhesh World will also be giving away 25 scholarships worth Dh20,000 each as part of the back-to-school campaign. Another campaign called the 25 days, 25 surprises will see the center partnering with Roxy Cinemas to give away gifts for 25 days. They have also organized a Mama’s Movie Club, which will feature classic family-friendly movies throughout summer.

Restaurant Deals

The Summer Restaurant Week offer returns and will take place from August 23 to September 1. Foodies can enjoy a curated list of 50 top family-friendly restaurants offering specially priced set menus for lunch and dinner.

A new feature called Sizzling Summer Eats kicks off on July 15. For 30 days, foodies can enjoy incredible discounts on a curated list of 100 of Dubai’s best family-friendly restaurants starting at 20% for two and rising up to 30% for four diners.

There will also be an exclusive DSS Entertainer package, which gives over 7,000 BOGO offers across a superb selection of the best dining, attractions, water parks, beauty, fitness locations, and other destination experiences across Dubai. It is priced at just Dh195, with offers being redeemable every day of the week.