Things to do on November 4:
Festivities 24-hours a day at La Farine: La Farine café has created a life-sized gingerbread house and is serving mulled grape, roasted chestnuts and afternoon tea. Santa is also popping in for visits.
Open 24 hours. Until December 23. JW Marriott Marquis, Business Bay (04 414 0000).
Get a full-body treatment for less: Treat yourself to a 50-minute aroma body massage at Aroma Spa and get a free 45-minute kiwi body scrub. A perfect way to prep your skin for party season.
Dhs350. Until December 26. Aroma Spa, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 304 8081).
Check out a new store: Patrick Hellman has opened its doors in Wafi Mall, with a collection of business and formal wear that combines classic English tailoring with modern Italian style.
Patrick Hellman Collection, Ground Floor, Wafi Mall, Oud Metha (04 396 7337).
Cheer on camels: Don’t miss the racing at Al Marmoum. It’s a great chance to see one of Dubai’s traditional activities and see the camels in full speed.
Free. Until December 5 Morning races from 7am-9am, afternoon races from 2.30pm-4.30pm. Al Marmoum Camel Racetrack, Al Ain Road (055 676 0006).
See acoustic musicians: Are you a dab hand at playing guitar? The Music Room’s Acoustic Wednesday is an opportunity for local talents to showcase their skills.
Dhs50. 8pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).