Ever thought of selling your crafts and goods but never had the opportunity to do so? Well, you can now turn your dreams into reality without having to spend a fortune. Dubai Municipality is calling all residents and citizens to take part in its latest initiative to support small-scale businessmen and entrepreneurs. Named Souq Al Freej, the pop-up market can be a golden opportunity for you if you have something unique to sell to consumers without even having a license.

Souq Al Freej- The pop-up Neighbourhood Market in Dubai

The Freej Souq commenced operations on December 18th, 2022, and is expected to last till January 10th, 2022. Currently located in Al Barsha Pond Park, the market will soon be shifted to Al Warqa Park allowing people of UAE to sell their handcrafts, goods, and homemade food to visitors.

The market opens every Sunday from 4 pm till 10 pm. Visitors can pay a visit to the Al Barsha Park 3 market till December 27th and from January 1st, 2023 the market will be moved to Al Warqa Park where it will operate till January 10th.

Souq Al Freej is part of the DSF pop-up markets and night markets that have sprung up in popular Dubai areas to let residents shop and eat on a budget and make the most of the pleasant weather. It’s the first time that a market like this will be set up in the country providing an exciting opportunity for homepreneurs, small business owners, and establishments to promote their stuff at beautifully set-up kiosks.

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Register without a License

Selling stuff in UAE was never this easy. The Federal Government encourages the dwellers in the country to register for an entrepreneur or trade license to sell goods and operate a business. However, this latest initiative does not essentially participants to have a license to sell their stuff in the market. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for you to make money and advertise your talents and promote your products to hundreds of customers in a well-decked-up space.

Anyone who has the skill and needs to promote their homemade goods can take part in the event and sell their stuff at affordable costs. Register for the pop-up Market here. The goal behind the launch of the informal neighborhood market is to encourage and support SMEs (small and medium enterprises) and provide people with an attractive all-inclusive platform to showcase their unique crafts and goods and earn a good amount of money.

Showcase Goods and turn your Interest into Business

The market allows registered participants to sell anything they want to promote their small-scale business. From food to home décor, skincare products to cosmetics, you can now showcase your skills and test the effectiveness of your goods without spending a lot of money. It can be your first step towards setting up your own business.


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