Media Centre


City Centre Muscat and City Centre Qurum Celebrate Muscat Festival with international entertainment and unrivalled shopping experiences for the whole family


Majid Al Futtaim—the Middle East, Africa and Asia’s leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer—announced today its participation in the 20th edition of the Muscat Festival, a 24-day celebration of Omani heritage from January 18 until February 11. 2018

City Centre Muscat and City Centre Qurum, the two much-loved shopping destinations in the Sultanate, owned and operated by Majid Al Futtaim, will offer an unparalleled shopping experience with several exciting promotions, an exclusive family-themed entertainment and a chance to win instant prizes, including the opportunity to drive away in a brand-new car.
Shoppers can expect to see a host of entertainers roaming around the malls. City Centre Qurum will take children on a whimsical journey down the rabbit hole, and into the fantasy world of ‘Alice in Wonderland’. Meet Alice and her peculiar friends including the Mad Hatter, White Rabbit and and the Queen of Hearts from 20 to 23 January, four times daily at 6 pm, 7pm, 8 pm, and 9 pm.  

Underscoring its reputation as a key family entertainment hub, City Centre Muscat will be featuring the eccentric chocolatier Willy Wonka together with The Oomper Loomers and the Candy girls. The troupe will be roaming the mall from 24 – 27 January at 6 pm, 7 pm, 8 pm, and 9 pm.  

Visitors of City Centre Muscat who spend OMR 25 can enter a raffle draw to win a brand-new BMW 5 series and the chance to play the “Connect 4” game and win mall gift card. Visitors at City Centre Qurum who shop for OMR 15 can try their luck and “Spin the Wheel” to win retailer vouchers or mall gift cards or spend OMR 20 to enter a raffle draw to win a brand-new BMW 3 series.

“Supporting government initiatives and Omani heritage is part of our commitment to giving back to the community. This year, in celebration of Muscat Festival’s 20th anniversary, and Omani hospitality, we are creating great moments for residents and visitors, with unparalleled fun-filled experiences for shoppers of all ages,” said Mr. Husam Al Mandhari, Senior Mall Manager at City Centre Muscat.

To make shopping even more rewarding, more than 70 participating retail outlets will offer discounts of up to 90 percent on fashion and beauty, children’s apparel, and home products.

“The Muscat Festival is an excellent opportunity for Oman’s shoppers to take full advantage of the year's best deals, and among the most thrilling experiences for Omani heritage. We look forward to the biggest and best Muscat Festival to date, and welcoming residents and tourists to enjoy the carefully curated and interactive events, and compelling promotions,” said Watfa Humaid Al Harthy, Senior Mall Manager at City Centre Qurum.

To learn more, see, and the malls’ social media pages: and