The Ripe Food & Craft Market returned in October 2017 for another exciting outdoor season, offering visitors of the markets for the 6th consecutive year the perfect day out for  the entire family.

For the 16th of March, the market at Zabeel Park, which runs every Friday from 9am-4pm, Ripe organized even more great activities and attractions for everyone.

Apart from tasting their way around the markets and shopping from the coolest & hippest artisans, designers, jewelers in town, visitors can get involved in interactive experiences & happenings, such as the following:

1. dubizzle, the leading classifieds platform in the UAE, has partnered with Minutes to launch Fix It For Me, an initiative to provide UAE residents free repairs for everyday items, at Ripe Market with the support of Dubai Internet City.

Visitors to Ripe Market are eligible for a repair of 1 item per person, per visit, for the following services provided by Minutes: Watch battery replacement & inspection, Shoe polishing, Black shoes coloring, Shoe cleaning & freshener, Gluing, Ladies back heel change, Belt cutting & hole punching, Shirt button tailoring.

2. Daman Health will be present with the ‘Love Your Health campaign’ to create awareness regarding obesity and to leave a positive spin about the problem.

The approach is to create and build a modular stand which consists of different areas that gives the visitors an end to end experience towards a healthier beginning, from the screening area where participants will have their body composition analyzed, to different fitness activities like stationary bikes, treadmills, dance area for both children and adults.

3. L’Occitane will be offering free Hand Massages and “Gumball” machine spin & win with every purchase.

4. Look out for the Hellmann’s Caravan that will be present at the Ripe Markets this season. Be it burgers, fries, falafels, hotdogs or anything that needs a sauce, we’ll sauce it up for you.

From our range of the region’s best mayonnaise, ketchup, chill mayo, garlic mayo, mustard and BBQ sauce, we have it all. Bring your family and friends and play our oversized Jenga and strike up some friendly competition.

5. Souq will be providing a relaxing chill-out area for visitors at Zabeel Park every week. Helpbit, will be present together with Souq offering repair services for broken mobile phones and electrical devises.

6. Masafi will join to refresh all market’s visitors with deep earth as pure, natural water rich in naturally added minerals.

7. Join The Gaia Centre for a Creative & Educational Day for the entire family. Jump into their entertaining interactive games, improv skits, free workshops and fun activities.

Support young artists’ original designs & witness the talent of the center’s young actors who love sharing the joy of acting and impromptu skits.


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