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Explore the flavours of Thailand at Souk Al Marfa’s Thai Fruit Festival this weekend

Immerse yourself in an authentic Thai experience at Souk Al Marfa at Deira Islands, the new waterfront souk and marketplace by Nakheel, and indulge in unique tastes and flavours this weekend from Wednesday to Saturday, 20 to 23 October from 4 pm to 10 pm.

The fruit festival marks the perfect opportunity for foodies to discover and experience a wide range of delicious Thai tropical fruits, dry fruits, fruit products, juices as well as enjoy authentic Thai street food and products from over 27 cafes and stores. Visitors can avail a free foot massage when spending AED 200 at the market, enjoy Thai dance performances and take part in the fruit carving workshop.

Omar Khoory, Chief Assets Officer at Nakheel, said: “We are excited to introduce the Thai Fruit Festival to Souk Al Marfa as part of our exciting calendar of events and we look forward to welcoming visitors to embark on a truly authentic Thai experience filled with food, entertainment and shopping. This festival is part of our ongoing commitment to deliver new and unique experiences and we will carry this momentum forward as we prepare for a fun-filled season of events and activities.”  

Tony Akavut Tangsilikusonwong, CEO of Thai Souq at Souk Al Marfa, said: “We are pleased to announce the opening of the Thai Fruit Festival at Souk Al Marfa which offers a unique opportunity to explore Thailand’s cultural offering. We look forward to welcoming visitors to the market and to share the best of Thailand with them.” 

More than 700 shops are currently operating in Souk Al Marfa with 300 more set to open in the next month. Souk Al Marfa’s operating hours are from 10 am to 10 pm Sunday to Wednesday, 2 pm to 12 midnight on Friday and 10 am to 12 midnight Thursday and Saturday.