Swapping the white slopes for the white sands of Dubai? You don’t have to miss out on all the snow action with our selection of festive activities around the city.
Ski Dubai, Mall Of The Emirates
Strap on your snow boots and hit the indoor slopes, or enjoy other winter activities inside Ski Dubai. Unwind with a hot chocolate from one of the chalets and meet the resident penguins – now where else in the world can you do all of the above in one place?
Fort Island’s Festive Market at Madinat Jumeirah
One of the biggest Christmas markets is back at Madinat Jumeirah so come armed with plenty of energy to indulge in everything on offer. Take pictures by a giant Christmas tree, tuck into traditional grub, let Santa take you on an abra ride and lead your little ones to the gingerbread house station. On until December 28.
Festive Market at Jumeirah Creekside Hotel
Making it’s Christmas market debut, Jumeirah Creekside hotel is a great day out with kids with a number of interactive activities like face painting, mini train ride and plenty of food stalls to pick from. On until December 28.
Dubai Festival City Mall Festive Market
‘The best way to spread Christmas is cheer singing loud for all to hear’ – clearly Buddy the Elf has the right idea. So expect carol singers, snow, a huge Christmas tree and plenty of other merry entertainment at Festival City Mall Festive Market. On until December 25.