Best Places For Christmas Celebrations In Dubai

Best Places For Christmas Celebrations In Dubai


Christmas weaves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
– Norman Vincent Peale

No words can capture the feeling and the excitement that Christmas, the special festival evokes among kids and adults alike, all over the world! Some call it the best time of the year, while others describe the experience as sheer magic. Not only do we agree to that, but we also want to spread the festive cheer by sharing with you the best places to celebrate Christmas in Dubai.

Dubai is lined-up with plenty of exciting events in December 2019 including Christmas markets, exciting Christmas parties, attractive shopping, and food discounts leading up to New Year’s Eve. Check out some of the best places in Dubai where you can bask in the festive spirit of Christmas and have a wonderful time- of-the-year with family and friends.

Where to celebrate Christmas in Dubai

Dubai Christmas Markets 2019

Madinat Jumeirah Festive Market


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The biggest Christmas Market in Dubai is back with a bang this year. With a snow fight zone, a bungee jumping adventure zone, live band performances, visits from the jovial Santa Claus everyday between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., abra tours with him, festive food stalls and gingerbread house decorating and cookie decorating sessions, this year’s Christmas market already sounds like a lot of fun!

Dates – 13th to 28th December 2019

Time – Daily noon to midnight.

Address – Fort Island, Madinat Jumeirah Conference Centre

Entry – Free

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Queen Elizabeth 2 Christmas Market


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As a part of this luxury cruise line’s Winter Wonderland Weekend, the Christmas Festive Market aboard the Queen Elizabeth 2 cruise will feature unique selections of hand-made arts, crafts and Christmas gifts. You will also get to sink your teeth into some delicious seasonal delicacies.

Dates – 14th December 2019

Time – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Address – Queen Elizabeth 2, Mina Rashid, Dubai

Entry – Free

Best Christmas offers in Dubai

Tickets for Jingle Bell Favourites at Dubai Opera


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Enjoy an amazing live performance by The London Concert Orchestra Show Band and Capital Voices Choir in Dubai Opera and be part of this wonderful concert of Christmas carols and classics. Grab the tickets for Dubai Opera’s Jingle Bell Favourites from Dhs 175 and enjoy quality entertainment, delicious festive treats and plenty of dancing and singing along with the artists.

Dates and timings – 8 p.m. on Thursday December 12, 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Friday December 13, and 2 p.m. or 7 p.m. on Saturday December 14.

Address: – Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai

Fees – Dhs 175 onwards

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Where to spend Christmas in Dubai

Times Square Center

Times Square Center is one of the trendiest places to visit in Dubai during Christmas 2019, thanks to its amazing shopping discounts. There are plenty of games, competitions, festival treats, stocking stuffers, snowy playground, and plenty of gifts throughout December 2019. Christmas deals include a chance to win amazing vouchers after you shop at any of the stores in Times Square Center.

Dates – All through December

Time – Saturday to Wednesday: 10 AM to 10 PM and Thursday and Friday: 10 AM to Midnight

Address – Times Square Center, Sheikh Zayed Road

Entry – Free

Christmas brunch Dubai 2019

Best Christmas brunch in Dubai 2019

Alta Badia


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Alta Badia is a quaint restaurant that dishes out Italian cuisine inspired by the delicacies of the Alta Badia region of Italy. This Christmas season, Alta Badia will be serving curated festive menus which will definitely satiate your hunger.

Dates – December 25th 2019

Time – 12.30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Address – 50th floor, Jumeirah Emirates Towers – Sheikh Zayed Rd.

Prices – Dhs 185 per person

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Best Christmas deals Dubai

Best Christmas Dinner 2019



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Enjoy the trendiest Christmas dinner 2019 in the world’s tallest building – Burj Khalifa. The stylish Armani Mediterraneo restaurant is offering a full festive dinner buffer in the swanky and stylish Armani Hotel.

Dates – December 25th 2019

Time – 6.30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Address – Armani Hotel Dubai, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai

Prices – Dhs350 (soft drinks) and Dhs500 (house beverages)

Best Christmas Lunch 2019

Bread Street Kitchen + Bar


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Savour a delicious Christmas lunch in Gordon Ramsay’s restaurants – Bread Street Kitchen and Bar. Part of Atlantis The Palm, this English style restaurant will offer traditional main course, appetizers, and deserts.

Dates – December 25th 2019

Time – 12 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.

Address – Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah

Prices – Dhs450 (house beverages), Dhs105 (kids)

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