Mirdif City Centre celebrates Eid Al Fitr by showcasing a feast of international dining options and family entertainment
Global dining options, live-action characters and in-store activities add to the festive spirit of Eid at Mirdif City Centre
Dubai, UAE 22 August, 2011 – Mirdif City Centre is prepared to mark the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan by creating a fun, festive atmosphere for residents, families and visitors during Eid Al Fitr. Embracing the traditions of dining, shopping for gifts and family entertainment, Mirdif City Centre will be the destination of choice for community-friendly festivities this upcoming Eid.
With 79 international and local dining choices from popular dine-in restaurants such as P.F. Changs, MORE, Tony Roma’s, Abou El Sid and Gourmet Burger Kitchen, trendy, thematic cafes like Paul’s, MBCo, and Café Nero and a diverse selection of fast food outlets, Mirdif City Centre offers a feast for the appetite. From Italian to Lebanese, Far East Asian to American, Indian to Turkish, the mall offers visitors a truly global Eid dining experience for the entire family to indulge in.
Visitors to the mall will also discover a treasure trove of interactive entertainment for children. Cartoon Network Arabic will be hosting a full line-up of activities and events including TV screenings of popular hit cartoon shows, colouring stations and on September 2, every hour from 5:00pm – 9:00pm kids will delight at the opportunity to meet and take photos with the international favourite Ben 10 Ultimate Alien, Humungousaur.
Another major international kiddie favourite , the world’s most beloved race car Lightning McQueen of Cars 2 fame, will be making a special appearance at Hamleys toy store to ring in the Eid festivities and beyond, from August 31 – September 8. Other store events feature Crate
& Barrel who will be hosting an in-store activity with a creative ‘Match Maker’ game wall for children and adults who can try their luck for the chance to win some fabulous offers.
“Mirdif City Centre has firmly established itself as a leading lifestyle and entertainment destination close to the heart of the Dubai community,” said Yousif Al Ali, Asset Director of Mirdif City Centre. “For Eid Al Fitr, we invite families, residents and visitors to embrace the traditions and festive spirit of Eid by experiencing the mall’s offerings of delicious dining choices, interactive events and entertainment for the family and contributing to the overall sense of community our visitors have come to love at Mirdif City Centre. This Eid, our mall is the place to be. Eid Mubarak.”
For further information on all upcoming events and for the chance to win an abundance of prizes, please join Mirdif City Centre’s Facebook Page, www.facebook.com/mirdifcitycentre . Alternatively, shoppers can call 800-MiCC (8006422) or visit www.mirdifcitycentre.com
Photo Caption: Visitors to Mirdif City Centre will discover 79 international dining options featuring restaurants and cafés with outdoor seating and two large food courts.
About Mirdif City Centre:
Mirdif City Centre is the latest regional shopping mall in the UAE by Majid Al Futtaim Properties, the leading shopping centre pioneer in the MENA region. Mirdif City Centre offers a spectacular architectural backdrop to a very impressive list of retail and entertainment concepts - many of which are new to the area.
Strategically located on Emirates Road and Tripoli Street along Dubai’s Eastern growth corridor, Mirdif City Centre offers easy access with 12 entry and exit points at different levels of its 7,000 vehicle car park. The shopping mall is the first in the region to follow ecologically friendly and sustainability compliant construction techniques from its early design stages and is in the process of acquiring a Gold LEED certification.
With a gross leasable area extending to 196,000 square metres, it is home to 430 world class stores and a market mix that includes brands from retailers in key categories such as convenience, service, fashion, home, electronics, entertainment and leisure, giving shoppers a wealth of choice. Key anchor stores include Carrefour, VOX Cinemas, Debenhams, Emax, Centrepoint, Crate & Barrel, Home Centre and Fitness First.
The Centre’s entertainment includes some new and unique leisure concepts such as a special children’s ‘edutainment’ centre - Playnation with an indoor ‘iFLY’ sky diving experience, a 12 lane bowling alley, Soccer Circus Dubai, an Aquaplay area for younger children and a 10 screen multiplex cinema.
The AED 3 billion centre was funded by Majid Al Futtaim Properties and Emirates National Bank of Dubai.
Majid Al Futtaim Properties
Majid Al Futtaim Properties is leading developer of shopping malls together with hotels and mixed-use community projects in the MENA region. Majid Al Futtaim Properties has changed the face of shopping, leisure and entertainment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). It currently owns and operates ten world-class shopping malls in the region with three of its flagship projects based in Dubai. Majid Al Futtaim Properties has earned numerous accolades and awards from international organizations that have recognized its leadership and the quality of its properties. The Company’s shopping malls continue to witness a steady increase in footfall with more than 135 million visitors during 2010.
Deira City Centre pioneered the concept of shopping and entertainment in the region. It has over 370 stores with an extensive array of mid-market popular brands, including leisure and entertainment facilities and over 50 restaurants and cafes.
Mall of the Emirates is a world-class shopping mall, housing over 520 international retail brands including 60 luxury stores and a unique range of leisure attractions, anchored by the world-renowned Ski Dubai.
Mirdif City Centre, the latest regional shopping mall in the UAE by Majid Al Futtaim Properties, is home to 430 stores offering the best mix of retail, superior leisure and entertainment concepts that include iFLY Dubai - indoor skydiving centre and VOX Cinemas and many more, and a host of delicious fine dining outlets.