Enjoying December in Cairo

December can be a great time to travel, it’s the month of festive spirit and celebrations across the world. For all Cairo residents planning to spend the holidays in town, if you still don’t know where or how to spend them scroll down for some of the best ways to spend this December.


Bazaars are one of Cairo’s major draws during this time of the year. Many of them take place along with flea and street markets, and they’re the perfect place to get your hands on all your Christmas gifts. Click here to get a glimpse of some of this year’s best bazaars.

Winter Festivals

Enjoy the Christmas vibe in style this month by attending the winter festivals which usually take place every weekend throughout the whole month. To enjoy a memorable day with your family and friends, check out what Cairo Festival City, Mall of Arabia, New Giza and more have planned this month.

Cairo Opera House

Cairo Opera House is a big part of Egypt’s rich culture and history. During the month of December, the Opera House hosts some incredibly fun and exciting performing arts, ballets, orchestral symphonies and so much more; perfect for a fun and glamorous family night out. Click here for their December schedule.

Nile Boat Rides

Taking a boat ride in Cairo means an hour of sailing along the tranquil river, getting away from the busy and hectic city noise. You can book your next boat trip from Zamalek or Maadi.

Ski Egypt Snow Park

To be able to ski and be surrounded with snow within Africa is itself mindblowing! Ski Egypt Snow Park, located in Mall of Egypt, is a spectacular place to be during this time of the year and is the perfect place to experience the full-on snowy winter wonderland.


You’ll never run out of places where you can go out in Cairo, and parks are no exception to that. You can take your family for a lovely, sunny day out at The Park in Mall of Arabia, Zed Park in Sheikh Zaid, Al Azhar Park, or the Fish Garden, among so many more.


Via Time

If you want to enjoy a relaxed night out this month then you have to check out Last Christmas and Frozen II which are screening in Point 90, City Stars, Cairo Festival City and other cinemas around you.

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