Fun-filled activities this Back to School season

With the upcoming school season drawing near, The Dubai Mall is making it both convenient and fun for parents and children alike to get ready for Back to School while enjoying a host of fun-filled activities and events from 26 August – 15 September.

Expect shopping, entertainment, sports, art and much more. #TDMschool

School Bus Market

Grab essential school supplies, clothing, accessories and more from your favourite brands at the School Bus Market, a larger-than life, Instagram-worthy retail pop-up. Featuring Antler, Marks & Spencer, Herschel, Kipling, Babyshop, Muji, Lacoste, Mosafer and Lifestyle, everything needed for the new academic year is here. Onsite customisation of goods with Laser Gallery, lollipop art with Candylicious, a kid’s arts & crafts area and a complimentary limited-edition gift with purchase are also on offer.


Dates: 28 August – 11 September

Location: Ground Floor, near Souk Atrium

Khayt, An Interactive Art Installation By DIDI

Discover the traditional string weaving culture of the UAE (called ‘sadu’) through a live, interactive art exhibit by the Dubai Institute of Design & Innovation (DIDI). Khayt, meaning ‘string’ in Arabic, is a bespoke art installation which blends traditional and digital techniques including 3D projections against large minimalist cubes. Workshops and live displays will keep the area buzzing.


Dates: 28 August – 11 September

Location: Grand Atrium, Ground Floor

AFC Asian Cup Fan Zone

Football fans eagerly waiting for the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 can get a taste of the action at our Fan Zone, in Star Atrium where the newly designed AFC Asian Cup trophy will be revealed for the first time. Guests can learn about the history of the AFC Asian Cup and participating nations through a unique augmented reality experience or put their footfall skills to the test. Also, visit the zone to see how to get a complimentary match ticket to the big event in January 2019.


Dates: 26 August – 1 September

Location: Star Atrium, Lower Ground Floor

Warner Bros. WorldTM Abu Dhabi Activation

Kids and families can visit the Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi stand to get a preview of the world’s first ever Warner Bros. branded indoor theme park, and engage in exciting and fun activities such as face painting, green screen photo opportunities, and collect exclusive giveaways.


Dates: 6 – 15 September

Location: Floor 2, near the Dubai Aquarium

Take The Skechers Challenge For Charity

Skechers will be donating a pair of shoes to children as part of a fun life-sized maze challenge. Using augmented reality elements, kids can find their way through the maze completing mini gaming challenges along the way. Finish, and a pair of shoes will be donated by Skechers to a child in need.


Dates: 28 August – 11 September

Location: Ground Floor near Fashion Catwalk

Discover Events & Offers

Don’t forget there are some great Back to School in-store offers and promotions happening across the mall.
You can browse through these below, and keep on visiting for further updates.