Christmas in Dubai 2019: Christmas tree lightings

Christmas carol singing, festive drinks, mince pies and more

Christmas in Dubai 2019: Christmas tree lightings
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Christmas is coming, and there’s nothing more festive than a Christmas tree lighting to get you in the festive mood. This Christmas in Dubai there are heaps of events to visit, spread right across from now until Christmas Day, so it’s time to gather the family and plan in some festivities. Check out these Christmas tree lightings in Dubai for festive fun, mince pies, mulled grape and more.

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Wednesday December 11
Souk Madinat Jumeirah

If you have visitors in town, there are few better places to take them than Souk Madinat Jumeirah this Christmas in Dubai. And on Wednesday December 11 there will be a huge Christmas tree lighting at at the Souk Amphitheatre. Expect a high-octane elf show and an eight-person Christmas carols choir singing all the holiday hits from 6pm onwards.
Free. Wed Dec 11, 6pm onwards. Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim.

Thursday December 12
Park Hyatt Dubai

Kick-start the festivities at Park Hyatt’s Christmas tree lighting ceremony. The massive tree in the piazza will be lit, while there will be Christmas carols sung. There will also be a festive market with Christmas treats for the kids.
Free. Thu Dec 12, 6pm. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 602 1234).

Friday December 13
The QE2
Dubai’s famous cruise ship-turned-hotel, The QE2, will be kicking off the Christmas season as well with its big ‘Christmas Tree Light Switch On’ event on Friday December 13 at sunset, with a choir performing classic Christmas carols.
Free. Fri Dec 13, sunset. QE2, Port Rashid, www.qe2.com (04 526 8811).

Jumeirah Golf Estates
There will be Christmas carol singing, mulled grape, festive buffet and even Christmas movies at this Christmas event at Jumeirah Golf Estates.
Dhs95 (soft drinks), Dhs245 (house beverages), Dhs55 (kids). Fri Dec 13, 5pm. Jumeirah Golf Estates (04 818 2000).

For more Christmas in Dubai fun, click here. For Dubai Christmas Day brunches click here. And to buy your own Christmas tree, click here.

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