Dubai’s favourite family-friendly community market is making a comeback for the winter season, and that means two things: al fresco fun and delicious food.
The Ripe Market, Academic Park, Dubai
16 October 2020, 12:00 AM
01 May 2021, 12:00 AM
One of Dubai’s most popular markets, The Ripe Market, will be launching its winter season with an outdoor market from October 16. You’ll find it at Academy Park in Umm Sequim every weekend throughout winter.
Every Friday from 9am to 7pm and every Saturday from 10am to 7pm, The Ripe Market will be showcasing a selection of Dubai’s best retail, food trucks and entertainment until May 1, 2021.
Ripe Market is all about the food and it will be expanding its food retail section this season.
And there are plenty of activities, too. The Dubai Police will have a full programme this season, including pony rides, marching bands, super-car shows, community talks, safety demonstrations and mascot Mansour will be roaming around.
Expect new food concepts at the Park Café section, including concepts like Boston Lane, The Burger Stop, The Sweetie Shop, Pizza di Rocco, Dickey’s BBQ Pit, Kitch & Co, Konz, La Patrona, The Roost, Broth Lab and more.
If you’re searching for the perfect, unique gift then you should check out the community of makers and merchants. You’ll find everything from organic skincare to handcrafted leather bags, homemade jewellery and more.
This season you can expect a dedicated local farmers market, hosting six to eight farmers per week. You’ll be able to find organic, non-organic, hydroponic produce and more, at great affordable prices.
That’s not all, as there will be live music sessions including open mic nights, free yoga sessions every week, an exotic plant souk and an animal kingdom with locally rescued animals. Sport lovers have plenty to get involved with too, in collaboration with Just Play. The Ripe Market will have football pitches, paddle tennis courts, basketball courts.
The Ripe Market will be adhering to COVID-19 healthy and safety measures, ensuring a safe environment for the community.