5 Christmas Markets In Dubai that You Need To Bookmark This Festive Season!

There are several Christmas markets that are happening in Dubai this season that you need to bookmark for fun-filled time.

by Anupriya Mishra
5 Christmas Markets In Dubai that You Need To Bookmark This Festive Season!

‘Tis the season to rejoice and get together with your loved ones, and isn’t this what the spirit of Christmas is all about? Well, you can experience all this more, as there are several Christmas Markets that will be taking over Dubai. Happening at several spots, there are some that have already begun! And if you also wish to spend the day with your family having fun at one of the spots turned into a winter wonderland, then you will certainly want to check out this list of Christmas Markets that are happening in Delhi.

Christmas Markets In Dubai

1. Winter City

Expo city christmas
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Expo City is going to be turned into a winter wonderland this December! Just like the previous edition, one can expect there to be a majestic christmas tree at the Al Wasl Dome. As it happens, this is a dog-friendly event, and entry is absolutely free! So, while the area gets transformed into a whimsical wonderland, you will also get to meet Santa Clause and Mrs. Claus.

Where: Expo City Dubai, Al Wasl Plaza
When: December 15 to January 14

2. Winter District


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Happening at the Plaza Terrace from December 14 onwards, this enchanting celebration is certainly something you shouldn’t miss. With a promise of being a magical experience for visitors of all ages, the Plaza Terrace will be transformed into a winter wonderland! And all this will be happening right against the jaw-dropping backdrop of the Museum of the Future. It should be noted that entry to the festival plaza is free!

Where: Jumeirah Emirates Towers
When: December 14 to January 4
Timings: 2 pm to 2 am

3. Madinat Jumeirah Festive Market

The festivities at the Fort Island will begin on December 15! As it happens, this festive market is expected to transform the Madinat Jumeirah Fort Island into a magical winter wonderland. Spanning across 1750 m², the festive market will feature a wide range of immersive family activities! Yes, and it will include everything from the North Pole Train to the Venetian Carousel. Moreover, there will also be a 36-foot Christmas Tree, which is definitely to be the star highlight at the market, as well as being a great photo op.

Where: Fort Island, Madinat Jumeirah
When: December 15 to January 7, 2024
Timings: 3 pm to late (Mon to Thurs) & 12 pm to late (Fri to Sun)

4. Festive Feastival


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This is a unique event that you must attend, especially, if you are a dog parent. It’s worth noting that entry to this event is free and the best part is that this event will also host an adorable Dog Show. Moreover, there will also be several festive stalls that will be offering a range of delectable nibbles and lip-smacking drinks! Yes, they will all be stationed at this mini Christmas market

Where: Jumeirah Golf Estates Golf & Country Club, Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai
When: December 16
Timings: 11 am to 9 pm

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5. Winter Garden

Happening at the Habtoor Palace Dubai, this is a much-adored festive market that has returned to Dubai this November. Complete with a slew of pop-up restaurants and a host of activities that are perfect for the whole family, the Winter Garden is definitely worth attending.

While you’re at this festive market, you will also be able to enjoy live entertainment, fun-filled attractions, and lots more. As it happens tickets for this festive market costs AED25 per person. And this will set you up with a food and beverage voucher for the same amount, and you can then use it at food stalls that will be stationed here.

Where: Habtoor Palace, Al Habtoor City, Dubai
On till: January 31, 2024
Timings: 4 pm to 12 am

We have done the research for you, and now all you need to do is visit these festive markets.

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