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Bahrain’s Biggest Shopping Event Returns at a Brand-New Location

11 December 2022


Manama, Bahrain: The countdown begins to the Autumn Fair as returning exhibitors and newcomers make final preparations for the 33rd edition of the Kingdom’s largest shopping event.

Retailers from Turkey, Thailand, Pakistan, Egypt and everywhere in between, will be present at Bahrain’s most exciting event of the year, which opens its doors from 22 – 30 December 2022 at the new Exhibition World Bahrain, located in Sakhir. The modern facility boasts contemporary halls, widened shopping aisles and a variety of food and beverage options. 

Held under the patronage of His Excellency Mr. Abdullah bin Adel Fakhro, Minister of Industry and Commerce, this 9-day shopping wonderland features over 650 stalls from 16 countries and welcomes 165,000+ shoppers. Visitors can discover thousands of potential bargains as well as meet the Autumn Fair’s well-known mascot ‘Dabdoub’ the bear, who will be returning this edition.

Mohammed Ebrahim, Exhibition Director at Informa Markets, said “Exhibition space is close to being fully booked, with final plans well underway to deliver the most comprehensive value-added edition in 33 years. Every passing year has been an evolutionary milestone for Autumn Fair, and 2022 will be no different, with the new exhibition centre being a prime example of how we’re constantly looking to innovate and offer an enhanced experience to our visitors.

A highly anticipated event in Bahrain’s calendar, offering a retail extravaganza ranging from textiles and furnishings to electrical goods and clothing, along with a variety of immersive activities happening throughout the event. There’s a special place in the hearts of families across the region for the warm, friendly atmosphere at Autumn Fair. In order to fast-track free entry for all 9 days, visitors over 15 years old at the Autumn Fair 2022 will be required to register their attendance online. Registration is not required for children below 15 years old.

Under one roof, Autumn Fair brings together colours, flavours and experiences to blend into a magnificent cultural melting pot. The 2022 edition is 95% sold out, however interested retailers may enquire about participating at or call 17 550033.