Happy hour at the spa: Book a treatment at Safar Spa on a weekday between noon and 3pm to receive a 25 percent discount. The spa uses Elemis-trained therapists and Elemis products. Ongoing. Safar Spa, Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel (04 444 5421).
Make an edible house: Each branch of Carluccio’s in Dubai hosts a gingerbread house decorating workshop for kids this week. Dhs90 per child. Sun-Wed 3pm-5pm. The Dubai Mall (December 15). Marina Mall (December 16 and 18) Mirdif City Centre (December 17).
Dim sum mania: Sizzling Wok’s bargain dim sum festival, which offers unlimited servings, ends today. Dhs39 per person Sat-Wed 7pm-11pm. Until December 15. Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai, Kuwait Street (050 100 7065).
Try a tall happy hour: The highest bar in the world, Vault, is offering two for one drinks deals and 50 percent discounts on beverages between 6pm and 8pm daily. Free. Daily 6pm-8pm. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 414 3000).
Get 25 percent off at Le Petit Palais: The miniature French town built to little nipper scale inside Galeries Lafayette is offering 25 percent on entry to their play area for the month of December. Drop the kids off and they can drive mini cars around the streets, do some kid-friendly grocery shopping and even pay a visit to the beauty salon! Dhs75 per child (usual price Dhs100). Second level, Galeries Lafayette, The Dubai Mall (04 382 7333).