Dubai’s iconic ocean liner is bringing back its big ‘Winter Wonderland Weekend’, this year, featuring special Peter Pan performances, Captain Hook brunches, its ‘Christmas Tree Light Switch On’ and plenty of festive craft markets.
Kicking off from Thursday December 12 until Saturday December 14, Peter Pan, Tinkerbell and the rest of The Lost Boys are flying over to perform their pirate pantomime adventure.
With shows throughout the weekend at 11pm and 3pm, audiences can expect to cheer on Peter, Wendy, John and Michael as they take on the wicked Captain Hook. Tickets are priced Dhs150 for adults, and Dhs120 for little ones.
After a pre- or post-show refreshment? Tinkerbell will be hosting a tea party with each show from Friday to Saturday, with ‘fairy delights and Lost Boy lunches’. They're priced at Dhs135 for adults and Dhs65 for kids.
The Lido restaurant will be holding a special Captain Hook brunch on Friday 13 from 1pm until 4pm, with nearly 200 dishes including traditional festive favourites with cuisine from India, Asia and the Mediterranean.
With a live band belting out Christmas tunes and the Peter Pan gang roaming around, parents can take on the themed brunch from Dhs225 for soft drinks, while its Dhs95 for little ones below 12.
The QE2 will be kicking off the season as well with its big ‘Christmas Tree Light Switch On’ event on Friday at sunset, with a choir performing classic Christmas carols and even a Bee Gees tribute with grooves like Night Fever, Stayin’ Alive and more.
To round it all off, the weekend will see the return of is festive market on Saturday 14 from 10am until 2pm, offering up hand-made arts, crafts and Christmas gifts with the ARTE Makers Christmas Market on the decks.
The festive season is already slowly creeping in, as Atlantis The Palm have also revealed its big Christmas-themed mega brunch.
Prices vary. Thu 12 Dec-Sat 14 Dec. QE2, Port Rashid, www.qe2.com/offers/winter-wonderland-weekend (04 526 8811).