CHRISTMAS MARKETS & EVENTS

Christmas Hotel Market - Madinat Jumeirah Festive Market

The ever-popular Fort Island festive market at Madinat Jumeirah returns for 16 days from Friday December 13. There’ll be traditional food, drink, live music,a gingerbread house making station, a festive Abra ride with Santa, a giant snow ball zone and many more.

Fort Island, Madinat Jumeirah

December 13 to December 28

www.jumeirah.com/Offers/Global-Offers/Festive-Market 

Christmas at a Opera House – Dubai Opera

Catch all the Christmas magic with morning, matinee and evening performances (The Jingle Bell Favourites , The Nutcracker) plus a new Christmas Market, free to all, from Dec 4 – 14 where you can indulge in authentic festive treats, seasonal shopping and activities for children.

Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai

December 12 to December 14 

www.dubaiopera.com/events/christmas-at-dubai-opera/ 

Christmas on a Ocean Liner - Winter Wonderland at the Queen Elizabeth 2

The QE2 will transform once again into a magical Christmas haven featuring an exciting line up of festive experiences for the whole family. There’ll be a grand Christmas tree light switch on, with a choir singing festive carols and an appearance from Santa. A free-to-enter festive market with an array of stalls selling local handmade arts and crafts, seasonal gifts and live cooking stations. There will be themed entertainment, theatre shows and dining experiences to get you into the holiday spirit.

QE2, Port Rashid, Dubai

December 12 to December

www.qe2.com/offers/winter-wonderland-weekend

Christmas at Market Place - Ripe Market

This December the Ripe Market will turn into its very own Festive Market filled with all the festive activities for the kids, festive music and you can even buy your own real Christmas tree from our Plant Souk. 

www.ripeme.com/ 

European Traditional Market – Swiss Christmas Market

A small Swiss Village with over 40 nicely adorned wooden chalets show guests a potpourri of articles, ornaments, decorative gifts and handicraft items typical of the season, and present a selection of culinary delicacies, collectively providing a unique Christmas shopping experience. The jolly market atmosphere is enhanced by the wonderful aroma of freshly baked cookies and other seasonal delicacies and is bound to put you in a cheerful mood, making you forget that you are far away from your homeland at this very special time of the year.

Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi
December 4 to December
www.swisschristmasmarket.wixsite.com/swisschristmasmarket