On 6 December, the annual Dubai Winter Festival kicks off for a weekend of festive fun. The event is now in its sixth year, and visitors can expect four days of seasonal fun, including a Santa’s Grotto, a funfair, and a tree-lighting ceremony.
The little ones will be able to get into the spirit by throwing snowballs and making snow angels in the Haribo Snow Play Zone, or try out the 15-metre snow slide, which is new to the festival this year. Parents, meanwhile, can shop for bargains at the Winter Market, or test their knowledge at Dubai’s largest quiz at 9pm on 6 December.
Throughout the festival, there’ll be live entertainment on the main stage, with performances from dancers and choirs, as well as a talent show for the kids – so get the whole family together and head down to Dubai Media City.
7-8 Dec: 3-10pm