IKEA celebrates first-ever 24-hour festival at all IKEA stores in the UAE on 16th September


United Arab Emirates, Dubai: The region’s favourite Swedish home furnishing retailer, Al-Futtaim IKEA, will celebrate the first-ever 24-hour festival on all its stores in the UAE. Inspired by the vision to create a better everyday life for everyone, IKEA is celebrating this festival globally at physical outlets as well as a virtual platform. All the IKEA stores in the UAE will have fun activities for kids and adults to help them learn more about home décor.  

IKEA Jebel Ali store will mark this day with IKEA festival photo booth where a personalised photoshoot will be done for customers on that day. It will also include fun drawing activities for children, a free florist service and an interior designing workshop so that customers can learn more about home and office decorations.

IKEA Dubai Festival City Mall will have several art & craft workshops where customer will learn more about drawing on a canvas, soap-making skills with the help of essential oils and making a beautiful bouquet with dry flowers. All this will be accompanied by a violinist who will entertain the customers with live music.

IKEA Al Ain will give personalised mug holders to adults while Children will learn how to plant seeds, customise their pots and create mesmerising pencil holders. The store will also actively sell smart products and give amazing offers on IFB products.

Customers visiting IKEA YAS Island will be entertained with a photobooth to create lifetime memories, a cinema room to play movies and a lab room to create personalized mugs for adults and cup holders for children. Children will also get to create a terrarium and plant seeds. A street market room will also be held where multiple products for homes will be also sold. Thanks to IFB offers, kids will get to eat for free all day.

IKEA Al Wahda customers get to use the special photo booth to click their photos and make their day more memorable.


IKEA UAE, a member of Al-Futtaim group of companies, offers an extensive range of home furnishing products & accessories of good design, value, and functionality. In the UAE for 29 years, the large format IKEA stores in Dubai Festival City, Festival Plaza in Jebel Ali, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi and small format stores in Al Wahda Mall, Abu Dhabi and Al Bawadi Mall, Al Ain closely follow the popular self-serve and self-assembly concept which was conceived in Sweden over half a century ago. IKEA serves a wide choice of refreshments at the IKEA Restaurant and Café.

About Al-Futtaim:

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group 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 42,000 employees in 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 organization 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.