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Christmas Markets in Dubai That Everyone Needs To Visit

Christmas markets are popping up all over Dubai this month, and we couldn’t be more excited! From little Christmas-themed Farmer’s markets to the popular Madinat Jumeirah Christmas market that we all love, here are some of the most festive Christmas markets in Dubai this December.

1. Winter Garden Christmas Market Dubai

Christmas market Dubai - St. Regis

From Christmas carols to traditional treats and decorations, the Winter Garden Market at St. Regis is packed with festive fun. Gather the family and head there to check out the magical Christmas tree, enjoy the live entertainment and shop from the market stalls. Make sure to try all the delicious food, while the little ones take part in all the festive activities planned for them.

Time: Weekdays 5pm to 11pm; Weekends 3pm to 11pm
Date: Until Tuesday 26th December
Where: St. Regis, Al Habtoor City

2. Madinat Jumeirah Christmas Market Dubai

Christmas Market Dubai - Madinat Jumeirah Christmas Market

Yay! The Madinat Jumeirah Christmas Market is back this year! Kids of all ages, get ready for 10 days of Christmas celebrations, with live music, Santa visits, abra tours and cookie decorations!  The little ones will loveee having snow ball fights, riding on a train and going bungee jumping. Grown ups, you’ll be kept busy sipping on festive drinks and sampling all the Christmas dishes on offer.

Time: Sunday to Wednesday, 3pm to late; Thursday to Saturday, 12pm to late
Date: Friday 15th December to Tuesday 26th December
Where: Fort Island, Madinat Jumeirah Conference Centre

3. Festive on the River

Christmas market Dubai - RiverlandVia Facebook | @riverlanddubai

The Christmas Market at Riverland doesn’t open until next week, but we cannot wait! There’s going to be an ice rink, an outdoor cinema, gingerbread houses, Christmas carols, and festive market stalls. On top of all that, you can take part in another one of Dubai’s record-breaking attempts – the world’s biggest colouring book!

Time: 4pm to 10pm
Date: Thursday 21st December to Saturday 6th January
Where: Riverland, Dubai Parks & Resorts

4. Christmas Market Dubai Garden Centre

Christmas market Dubai - Dubai Garden CentreVia Facebook | @dubaigardencentre

Dubai Garden Centre invites all of you to its Christmas Market every Saturday! Join them this weekend for lots of FREE activities, like meeting Santa, festive workshops, live music ad storytelling. There will also be a variety of food available at the farmer’s market.

Time: 10am to 2.30pm
Date: Every Saturday until Christmas
Where: Dubai Garden Centre

If you’re looking for more fun ways to celebrate Christmas in Dubai, here are 23 Christmas Dinners and Brunches to check out