7 Places In UAE To Bookmark For A Magical Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Here’s a list of places in UAE where you can watch Christmas tree lighting ceremonies! Take a look at some of these that you must attend.

by Anupriya Mishra
7 Places In UAE To Bookmark For A Magical Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Christmas tree lighting ceremonies are certainly some of the most whimsical ceremonies of the holiday season. And so if you also wish to experience the magic of this festival, there’s no better way to kickstart the same, than by attending a tree lighting ceremony. So, here’s a list of places in UAE where you can watch Christmas tree lighting ceremonies!

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies


1. Fujairah Rotana Resort & Spa

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In the amazing Tree Lighting Ceremony happening at this property in Fujairah, the Christmas Tree laden with all the dazzling lights and other ornaments comes alive on Friday, December 15. All the while, a choir will serenade the ceremony and you will get to a chance to indulge in festive treats! Yes, this will include everything from hot chocolate to ginger cookies and eggnog.

Where: Dibba Road Al Aqah Beach – Fujairah
When: December 15, 6 pm onwards


2. Paramount Hotel Midtown, Dubai

While you savour delectable festive canapés and chug down steaming hot chocolate and other festive beverages, you’ll bear witness to a whimsical ceremony. While you’re at it, you will certainly want to indulge in a glass of non-alcoholic mulled wine. So, as the Christmas tree lights up to the melodies of a Christmas choir, it will certainly transport you to a world of holiday wonder.

Where: 57V8+95 – Business Bay – Dubai
When: December 7, 7 pm onwards

3. FORM Hotel

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Christmas carols are enough to put anybody in the holiday spirits, and this is exactly what will be taking place at the ceremony in the hotel. Happening on December 8, the FORM Hotel Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony begins at 6 PM!

So, as the tree will light up to the melodious Christmas carol by a talented choir, Santa Claus will also be making an appearance. Yes, and he will be there for pictures as well, and give away gifts to children! As it happens, the ceremony will be taking place in the lobby of the hotel.

Where: Al Jadaf – Dubai Canal – Al Jaddaf – Jaddaf Waterfront – Dubai
When: December 8
RSVP on: +97143179000

4. Grand Millennium Dubai

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The exquisite ceremony happening in the hotel lobby will be taking place on December 8. Yes, the grand tree here will be illuminated by glittering lights and colourful decorations. Adding to the joyous occasion will be a selection of delicious canapes, scintillating mocktails, tempting gluehwien, and creamy eggnog. While a Christmas choir in the background keeps the mood cheery.

Where: Exit 36 – Sheikh Zayed Rd – Barsha Heights – Dubai
When: December 8

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5. JA Resorts & Hotels

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A complementary event for in-house guests, the Snow & Glow Fest here is certainly something you must attend. The Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will ignite the holiday spirits in your soul! It will include hot and cold finger food, soft beverages, house wine, house beer, and house spirits as well. All the while the JA Christmas carolers will fill the air with Christmas cheer. There will be a thrilling surprise appearance by
a special guest!

Where: JA The Resort, Jebel Air Beach, Dubai
When: December 13, 6 pm to 8 pm
Cost per person: AED150

Abu Dhabi

6. Crowne Plaza Yas Island

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The ceremony happening at the hotel in Crowne Plaza is definitely something you wouldn’t want to miss! While you’re there, you will want to enjoy eggnog, glühwein, pass-around snacks, Christmas carols, and lots more! While you’re at it don’t forget to click some memorable pictures as well!

Where: Yas Island – Yas Plaza – Abu Dhabi
When: December 8, 6 pm onwards

7. Rotana Yas Island

Christmas Trees
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Just like the celebrations at Crowne Plaza Yas Island, this will also be happening on the same day. Besides relishing eggnog, glühwein, and pass-around snacks, you will want to meet Santa, who’ll be giving gifts. So, together with so many exciting things, it’s bound to be an incredible way to begin the festive season.

Where: Yas Island – Yas Plaza – Abu Dhabi
When: December 8, 6 pm onwards

We have done the homework for you and now all you need to do is turn up for these whimsical ceremonies.

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