Christmas weaves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Norman Vincent Peale
No words can perhaps 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.
Souk Festival Market at Madinat Jumeirah
Timings: Till 27th December (open from 17:00 onward) Place: Fort Island, Madinat Jumeirah Conference Centre Experience Christmas festivities in a location like no other at Souk Festival Market, with the iconic Burj Al Arab providing the backdrop. Your family will love this Christmas special market that offers the best of festive food, drinks and shopping as live music plays in the background. The best part of the market are the snow fights you can enjoy here!
Mercato’s Winter Wonderland
Timings: Till 23rd December
Place: Jumeirah Beach Road
Light up your kids’ day by visiting Mercato’s Winter Wonderland – with their Santa special meet and greet, their wonderful roaming winter mascots and an artistic workshop that will teach your kids to make snow men among other creative artworks.
Winter Garden Market
Timings: Till 26th December
Place: St. Regis Dubai
Celebrate this Christmas the classy way by visiting the Winter garden market at the glamorous Winter Garden Market at St. Regis.
If you enjoy great food amidst stylish settings this is the place you have to visit!
You can get your Christmas trees from here:
1. Oleander, located on Jumeirah Beach Road
2. Ace Hardware, located on Sheikh Zayed Road (they’ve got real trees as well)
3. Dubai Garden Centre, located in Al Quoz
4. Carrefour stores
5. Ikea, Dubai Festival City