Dubai, known for its glitz and glamour, is packed with events during the winter months from November to March. Below, we have collected the best events during the winter months for you. Do you have tips for an event in Dubai? Then let our editors know via email email@example.com
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Winter City Dubai
November 23, 2022 @ 8:00 am – January 8, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
The Mobility District, Surreal water feature and Al Wasl Plaza will transform into a magical land, lined with a traditional, chalet-style Christmas market, pine trees and fun fairground games, and featuring a towering tree and a letter-to-Santa station.
What to Expect at Winter City Dubai
Ongoing seasonal sparkle includes jumping, sliding, climbing and zip-lining pursuits, as well as gingerbread, wreath– and ornament-making workshops; a toy factory that customises teddy bears ; and a Santa’s Grotto , while hot chocolate, mulled drinks and mince pies will sweeten the food-and-beverage offering.
Other highlights at Al Wasl include a dazzling ceremony on Friday, 9 December that will bring to life Winter City’s ‘White Christmas’ with the lighting up of the jaw-dropping 52-foot tree; the second edition of Expo 2020’s popular Mrs Claus Christmas Show from 20-29 December; a first-of-its-kind Carols by Candlelight from 20-25 December; and nightly projection shows.
Kids aged 6-12 years can join Expo City Dubai’s action-packed Winter Camps and enjoy unique indoor and outdoor activities across two themed weeks. Running from 0900-1400, Monday-Friday, 12-23 December, the first week at Terra – The Sustainability Pavilion spotlights the plight of our planet in a fun and informative way, while week two at Alif – The Mobility Pavilion focuses on innovation. Prices vary according to daily or weekly bookings, with early drop-offs and late pick-up options available.