First Istanbul Shopping Fest

For 40 days and 40 nights, the first annual Istanbul Shopping Fest will transform the cosmopolitan city into a shopping mecca where visitors from around the world can take advantage of savings of 30 percent or more at various shopping arenas throughout the city.

İstanbul Shopping Fest, is an annual festival of shopping, culture and entertainment which will take place from March 18 to April 26, the festival will be complemented by virtually nonstop cultural activities, performances, concerts, parades and a variety of other festivities.

İstanbul Shopping Fest will welcome thousands of visitors during the festival with activities all around the city, shopping malls and stores, as well as grand opening and closing ceremonies. Istanbul will become the one and only entertainment center of its region for 40 days with various street carnival groups, concerts, toys and games for children, parties, contests, fashion shows and performances.

The goal is to bring shopping and entertainment together by offering tourists and İstanbul shoppers advantages shopping opportunities in a non-sale season. Istanbul Shopping Fest aims to create attraction to bring 1.5 million tourists in 2015 to İstanbul and by doing so, to contribute to the target of “10 million tourists in 2015”.

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