Christmas and New year 2021 Dubai staycations offers

As we approach Christmas and new year celebrations alot of brands are offering a number of offers.

While it’s true that Christmas in Dubai may not be as prominent as in other major cities such as New York or London, visiting the city during the month of December all the way to January will still get you in the holiday mood.

Are you stuck with the query of where to spend with your loved ones?

Dubai is the place of wonders and amazing experiences when you start with staycations fireworks nightlife and so much more.

Below is a list of activities which will kiss away 2020 in a style and make you forget the 2020 pandemic existed.


Christmas in the UAE 2020: 20 Festive Things To Do in Dubai and the UAE
Christmas in the UAE 2020: 20 Festive Things To Do in Dubai and the UAE
by Wego Travel
This article has been reviewed by the Wego’s editorial team to ensure that the content is up to date & accurate.

While it’s true that Christmas in Dubai may not be as prominent as in other major cities such as New York or London, visiting the city during the month of December all the way to January will still get you in the holiday mood.



Immediately following the National Day of the UAE holiday on December 2nd, the emirate transforms itself into a Christmas wonderland to welcome the coming festivities. Almost overnight, the streets of Dubai are magically illuminated by colorful lights emanating from the many events, activities and shows taking place throughout the city.

So while snow may not fall on the desert anytime soon, the myriad of places to visit and things to do in Dubai and the UAE during Christmas, promises an unforgettable end-of-year experience under the winter sun for you and your loved ones.

Dubai

Dubai is home to one of the most diverse expatriate communities in the Middle East, and in terms of Christmas activities and celebrations, the city definitely does not disappoint. From Christmas shopping bonanza to Christmas-themed performances, Dubai offers essentially everything for everyone.

Christmas markets
Not a lot of people are aware that lively Christmas markets aren’t limited to countries like Germany or Switzerland. Case in point, Dubai regularly hosts these charming markets come the start of December to just before Christmas. Let’s just hope they don’t get cancelled like in many countries across Europe.

Madinat Jumeirah
Dubai’s most popular Christmas market returns in the middle of December and typically lasts for 16 days, during which everything related to traditional food, festive drinks and live music are presented along with a giant Christmas tree on the grand amphitheater.

Queen Elizabeth 2
This floating Christmas market takes place on the Queen Elizabeth 2 cruise liner and is part of the winter wonderland Christmas extravaganza. Expect to find a unique selection of hand-made arts, crafts and Christmas gifts as well as a wide selection of live cooking stations and live music.

Habtoor Palace Hotel
Next on the list of Christmas markets is one located at the Habtoor Palace Hotel Dubai. The Christmas market features stunning decorations complemented by modern and traditional festive activities, including the much-awaited lighting of the Christmas tree.

Dubai Opera
The 10-day long Christmas Market at the Dubai Opera features Christmas-related songs and ballet performances as well as a range of delicious sweet and savory meals. Kids will definitely enjoy the candy making station leading up to their meeting with Father Christmas himself.

Take part in the Dubai Shopping Festival


Starting from 17 December 2020 to 30 January 2021, you can take part in the fabulous Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF). This eagerly awaited family event is not only popular among UAE residents but also among shopping connoisseurs of the world. As this ultimate retail event coincides with the Christmas festivities, you’d be hard-pressed to find a more rewarding shopping experience immediately following White Friday.

Attend the opening ceremony
The opening ceremony of the Dubai Shopping Festival 2020 serves as the starting point for the series of wonderful shopping-related events to follow. On December 17, enjoy powerhouse performances by Liam Payne, John Legend, Hussain Al Jassmi, signifying the commencement of the six-week-long shopping bonanza. Also expect to witness dazzling fireworks display lighting up the night sky.

Take advantage of the hefty discount
Music and fireworks are great and all, but let’s talk shopping! What are we talking about here in terms of price slashes? Well, we have it on good authority that the price slash will be as high as 90 percent in some cases. This unbelievable discount extends to major local and international brands and goods, including fashion, jewelry and electronics. Something to scream about indeed. You’ll find that numerous malls and stores are participating in the DSF including The Mall of Dubai and Mall of the Emirates.

Ridiculous raffles
By spending a mere AED 25 from 22 October to 30 January 2021, shoppers are eligible for a chance to take home a brand new luxury Nissan car! Upping the ante, if shoppers accumulate a minimum of AED 200 in select stores, an additional sum of AED 500,000 may also be on the horizon.

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: