Christmas Shopping & Holiday Fun
Get into the holiday season with these festive family events.
Dubai Winter Festival
Dubai Media City Amphitheatre
Now in it’s 6th year is the largest and most enjoyable weekend of festive fun in the UAE. It is everything you love about Christmas in one place!
Dubai Winter Festival guarantees to get you in the festive spirit and is Dubai’s largest and most loved winter celebration for all the family. Visit Santa’s grotto, shop at the winter market, have a snowball fight, countdown the giant tree lighting ceremony, see the magic of snow falling every hour, be amazed by school choirs, dance at the music and entertainment stage to all your favourite Christmas songs, experience the thrill of the funfair, meet the Nickelodeon mascots and watch Santa’s New Apprentice Pantomime.
Tickets on the door cost: AED55 children / AED150 adults.
Madinat Jumeirah Winter Festival
Watch as Fort Island is transformed into a beautiful winter wonderland featuring a German-style market with stalls selling traditional food. Sit back and enjoy some mulled grape while the little ones have a snow ball fight in the fake snow arena, decorate gingerbread or have a go on the North Pole train. Also for the first time there will be an interactive LED Christmas tree and daily appearances from Santa himself at 5pm and 7pm.
Madinat Jumeirah, free entry (opening from 3pm weekdays and 12pm weekends)
Reform, The Lakes Christmas Market
Saturday December 9
Get into the festive season and shop for last minute gifts at this locally run fair. With over 30 stalls selling everything from personalised stockings and sacks, to food, jewellery, clothes and toys - plus homeware, food and drinks. Face painting, arts and crafts, Magic Phil shows and a Santa’s grotto will keep kids entertained and made for a fun family day.
Reform Social & Grill, The Lakes. 12pm
St. Regis Dubai Winter Garden Market
Now till December 26
Explore an enchanting winter wonderland of festivities ?lled with dazzling decorations and holiday carols in the beautiful gardens of The St. Regis Dubai. From spectacular activities to a delicious Yuletide of holiday delights, the festive market comes alive with fun and ?avour for the whole family to enjoy.
5:00 pm to 11:00 pm during weekdays
3:00 pm to 11:00 pm during weekends