Engage in fun cultural activities, workshops, food markets, performances and more by the Korean Cultural Centre and other communities.

Discover new Korean cosmetics, merchandise and street food, and watch the latest K-Pop dance performances by local dance groups

Dubai, UAE: Those looking for a dose of all things Korean are in for a treat with K-Market the new ultimate Korean market experience of the city, by Festival Plaza, the community mall part of Al-Futtaim Malls. 

Open to visitors from now until 28th August, Festival Plaza’s K-Market is a compelling mix of entertainment and traditional experiences. Visitors can explore various food stalls offering utterly delicious Korean street food such as Tteokbokki (spicy rice cakes), Kimchi, Korean corndogs, Kimpab, bubble tea and more. Additionally, bring a taste of South Korea home and indulge in your favourite Korean groceries brought to you by 1004 Gourmet, Food Korea and Dul Set Café. 

South Korea is globally recognised for their skincare regime and beauty products. Stock up on these at Festival Plaza’s K-Market with K Souk and Lamise Beauty offering a variety of authentic, quality Korean products at reasonable prices. 

On 20th and 21st August, deep dive into South Korean conventions and traditions by taking part in workshops that teach participants traditional candle making techniques and help create beautiful accessories. 

Finally, K-Pop enthusiasts can watch local dance groups including Zen1th and DXBfelicity put on spectacular performances over the coming weekends. 

Visit Festival Plaza for unique experiences and more! 

Summary of details:

What: K-Market 

When: From now until 28th August

Time: 11am – 9am every weekend; Dances from 12-6pm (every 2 hours)

Where: Festival Plaza, Jebal Ali


About Festival Plaza

Festival Plaza is Al-Futtaim’s local community mall. The retail precinct covers 64,800 square metres and serves as a convenient and local lifestyle destination at the centre of the Wasl Gate community. Bringing to life and convenience to the South Dubai, the mall will appeal to communities including Jebel Ali, Al Furjan, Dubai Marina, Palm Jumeirah and commuters from neighbouring Abu Dhabi. Conveniently located off Exit 25 on Sheikh Zayed Road South bound or Exit 22 North bound.

The shopping destination is home to much-loved flagship stores including largest IKEA in the region, ACE, a new concept store from Lulu Hypermarket and the premium Al Futtaim’s Health clinic – Health Hub & Lutetia. The recently launched Volvo Mall Studio also adds the community offering along with Sedar, Flower Mart, Paul Café and Community Pharmacy. The neighbourhood destination is also host to the second and biggest IKEA store in Dubai, spread over a huge 30,000 square metres with an added focus on sustainability and an international training centre for IKEA employees. 

These stores are joined by over an additional 120 others, as well as complimented by a 500-seat food court, over 40 dining and eating options, a Stay and Play offering and over 2,300 parking spaces. With a multitude of retail and dining options, Festival Plaza serves as a convenient and family lifestyle mall easily accessible from Sheikh Zayed Road, fifteen minutes from Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah and a few minutes away from RTA Energy Metro Station.

About Al-Futtaim Group

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail, and health; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, we partner with over 200 of the world’s most admired and innovative brands. 

Al-Futtaim’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organisation to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration, integrity; Al-Futtaim continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day.

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