5 Dubai Christmas Markets to Help You Welcome the Festive Season

The festive season is upon us, and we’re all looking to get a glimpse of the Christmas spirit, especially this year. The markets have something for everyone. So take your kids or go with your group of friends, and indulge in Christmas gifts and treats for yourself and your loved ones. Here are some of our favorite Dubai Christmas markets. While some of them will go on till almost the end of the month, some are soon to be gone. So make sure you don’t miss it!

The Ripe Market

The Ripe Market is one of the most popular markets in Dubai. And now its Christmas edition will probably make it even more popular among the public, especially as their entrance is free! It’s ongoing every weekend until the 26th of December, on Fridays from 09:00 am to 07:00 pm, and on Saturdays from 10:00 am to 07:00 pm. You can even buy your Christmas tree and some Christmas gifts, or let your kids play with Santa and decorate Christmas cookies.

Dubai Opera

From December 4 to 14, Dubai Opera is hosting some of the most entertaining Christmas vibes in the city. And it’s not just your children who’ll enjoy it, we guarantee that you will to. So head there, meet Santa Claus, enjoy the hot chocolate, and visit the candy making station as well. Hurry up, just a few days left!

The Grand Christmas Garden at Grand Hyatt

From now until December 26, Grand Hyatt Dubai is transforming into the Grand Christmas Garden, every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. They have a Christmas menu, festive drinks, and all you want Christmas gifts and decorations. Call 0556065059 for more information, there are only limited seats.

Madinat Jumeirah Festive Market

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From Christmas carols to huge Christmas trees, this is one of the top Dubai Christmas markets. There is a giant snowball zone, bungee jump, and a gingerbread house-making station. It’s a perfect family outing, it’s open till late at night, and you’ll get the chance to go on an abra ride with Santa!

Habtoor Palace Festive Garden

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Located in Business Bay, this Christmas market has a number of food and market stalls with so many different kinds of food, beverage, and things to buy. festive market! Visit their snow fight zone, play their carnival games, hop onto their train ride, jump onto the bouncy slides, and enjoy the Christmas spirit.

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