By MARIA BOTROS, STAFF REPORTER www.gulfnews.com
Dubai: Residents made a beeline for the Ramadan Night Market as it opened on Thursday evening, with around 1,000 visitors streaming in within the first 30 minutes.
The event is all geared up to entertain children and adults alike, with a host of attractions for all, particularly families, to enjoy a night out. Over 300 retail outlets have been set up and an array of activities are on offer.
Want to get a selfie with the Mirror Man in all his radiance. Wonder what it is to stand next to a living statue? The night market has a number of such sights that arouse curiosity and amazement in equal measure. There is even a stall offering handwriting analysis.
A henna majlis for ladies and a host of play activities for children promise to be top draws. Apart from these, there are over 50 food outlets serving cuisines from different cultures through the night.
And then there are shopping avenues. Jewellery, garments, cosmetics, furniture — there is a huge selection of goods on sale.
Merry laughter and music from the kids’ corner besides the voices of visitors bargaining for curios fill the air, giving it a truly bazaar-like feel. More info