Can you hear the bells ringing? Hang up your socks and clean up the chimney when the festive season is just around the corner! From shimmering events to cozy ski stays, festive markets, and sing-along concerts, these are some of the amazing festive events taking place in the UAE this winter season. Christmas in Dubai is all about bringing out the spade’s festive cheer. Grab your tickets from TicketsToDo till the stocks last.

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Meet and greet Santa at winter wonderland in Ski Dubai

Best places to celebrate Christmas in UAE

You can now share the magic of winter wonderland with your family and friends. From December 1-25 Ski Dubai transforms into a perfect winter wonderland that will give you the chance to meet and greet Santa Claus in his cave. Catch classic Christmas movies wrapped in a cozy blanket in Dubai’s most unique movie viewing experience.

Enjoy an excellent festive breakfast filled with a Christmas-themed menu and Santa’s visit from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Immerse yourself in all things festive with a wide variety of family-friendly events, attractions, and fun.

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Christmas at Atlantis The Palm

Best places to celebrate Christmas in UAE

Experience Christmas in Atlantis with Santa walking around the resort, lounges equipped with delicious Christmas food, and many festive events throughout December. Bring your family and celebrate Christmas in Dubai with Atlantis! Christmas in Atlantis also includes:

Kids Christmas party: Your little ones can decorate cookies, sing Carols, get creative with Christmas arts and crafts, and win in a snowball relay race. There will also be a candy cane hunt, Santa Pinata and your little ones can get festive glitter tattoos.
Santa’s basket delivery: Get a real-time experience as Santa brings all the goodies straight to your room. Gifts for kids include games, Atlantis branded toys, chocolates, and much more.
Santa’s cave at the Lost Chamber Aquarium: Santa Claus will be arriving at the Lost Chamber Aquarium this Christmas. Give your kids the chance to meet Santa at the Atlantis Santa grotto.

Finding the right place to eat in Dubai for Christmas can be a task. Come to Atlantis Dubai and let Atlantis take care of everything, sit back, relax and enjoy the Christmas festivities with your loved ones.

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The sound of Christmas at Dubai Opera

21st to 22nd December 2021

Dubai Opera Big Band returns for a Christmas celebration like no other! ‘It’s going to be the greatest show of the year!
Featuring all of your favorite Christmas carols, Dubai Opera Big Band features twenty-five of the best Jazz musicians from the UAE and GCC. Each ticket includes a FREE Santa hat and a glass of Christmas drink. Join the Dubai Opera show and sing to all your favorites at this fun-filled Christmas festivity. Witness a family performance at 2 pm and an evening performance at 8 pm.

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Global Village Celebrations

Best places to celebrate Christmas in UAE

Celebrate all things cheerful and bright this season with a giant tree, snowfall, and festivities at Global Village. Witnessing a giant festive tree adorned with lights, ornaments, and landmarks from around the world is the start of special celebrations at Dubai’s Global Village this festive season. Singing Santa Claus will arrive in Arabian Square with his golden sleigh to share his favorite holiday carols from December 15th. Guests can also stop by the Mini Festival Market on the Celebration Walk to enjoy Christmas treats and trinkets while admiring the giant tree.

Children can choose from 10 exclusive Global Village experiences. If they wish, they can also add a special note to Santa before tossing their trinkets into the Arabian Square fountain. Every night at 11:00 pm, Santa Claus gets off his sleigh to choose a floating figurine and grant a lucky boy’s wish.

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Expo 2020 Christmas events and performances

Here’s what to expect:

Think bold, beautiful, and bright: Expo 2020 decors

Best places to celebrate Christmas in UAE

From giant decorations and oversized nutcracker soldiers to Santa’s cave and Christmas trees galore, the Expo site promises to be a Christmas lover’s delight. The dome of Al Wasl Plaza has been transformed to look like a snow globe, complete with massive ornaments hanging from its arches. A 20-foot tree is placed in the center, while the dome is also home to Santa’s Grotto, a life-size sled, and an army of jovial elves.

Al Wasl Christmas performances

Come to Al Wasl’s performances filled with lively songs and dances, guaranteed to keep morale high and the audience up and running. Al Wasl Plaza transforms into a magical winter wonderland as the ultimate Christmas gift for Santa.

Expo 2020 Christmas tree lighting ceremony

Enter an impossible winter wonderland at the heart of Expo 2020 Dubai. Witness the snow-topped arches of Al Wasl Plaza, as family and children gather around for the countdown of the lighting of the grand Christmas Tree.

Food and festive treats at World Souq

Best places to celebrate Christmas in UAE

Head to the World Souq and winter market to sample seasonal dishes such as roasted chestnuts, gingerbread, hot chocolate, and eggnog. Various cafes and restaurants spread throughout the venue will offer their own festive banquets and treats.

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