An aqua circus, alfresco market and more await at this cool pop-up

Sponsored: Vibes by the Bay is back and it’s better than ever…

Now the winter weather is back, so is one of the city’s most exciting pop-ups, Vibes by the Bay. If you haven’t already experienced this fun-filled amalgam of shopping, entertainment, creativity and excitement, then there’s no better time than this November.

Located at Dubai Festival City, Vibes by the Bay is packed with excellent activations for visitors of all ages, with a whole host of new elements for 2022.

Here’s four amazing things to check out at Vibes by the Bay.

Shop ’till you drop at HOTSPOT

Located at the heart of the waterfront, HOTSPOT is a carefully curated market that invites you to peruse a variety of products from local brands. Indulge in some well-deserved retail therapy with unique jewellery, home decor and clothing.

Feast your way around the world

Once you’ve shopped your way around HOTSPOT, head to the plethora of food trucks and feast on an array of street food bites from around the world.

Entertain the little ones

Children will not be short of things to do with the Kid’s and Pets’ Zone. Parents can take a moment to kick back and relax while their kids play in the kid’s zone. There is also be an opportunity for children to meet their favourite animals, including alpacas, puppies, parrots, rabbits and plenty more. Entry is Dhs25 for adults and Dhs20 for children.

See a one-of-a-kind aquatic circus show

fontana show dubai festival city

Fontana is a travelling water circus produced by Cirque Du Liban. You can find the blue and yellow custom-built aqua theatre at Dubai Festival City Mall on the waterfront. Fontana has it all – live entertainment including aerialists, trapeze artists, aerial hoop acts, motorcycle stunts, drummers, operatic singing and more paired with captivating special effects. But the best part is the water theatrics that accompanies most of the acts.

The show takes place five days a week with two shows (4pm to 6pm, and 7pm to 9pm) on Friday to Sunday and one show at 7pm on Wednesday and Thursday. Ticket prices start from just Dhs90.

Vibes by the Bay, Dubai Festival City Mall, daily until May 31, 2023, free, vibesbythebay.com