Dubai Winter Festival ushers in Christmas spirit

    The festival had a number of activities for children and adults including a 'Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony' and a winter market.
    Dubai Winter Festival.
    Dubai Winter Festival.


    The fifth edition of the Dubai Winter Festival was held at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre from 8 to 10 December 2016.

    The event had a number of festive activities for families such as a ‘Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony’, ‘Haribo Santa’s Grotto’, a snow play area and ‘French Bakery Gingerbread House Decorating’.

    Other activities included ‘Nutella Build-A-Snowman’ where families had the opportunity to decorate a snowman with a variety of props. The audience was also treated to Christmas carol singing led by adult choir groups and a number of schools in Dubai including Gulf Indian High School, American School of Dubai, Bradenton Preparatory Academy and Dubai British School Jumeira Park to name a few.

    In addition, the winter market provided a platform for visitors to shop for Christmas presents from a variety of stalls where they could buy items such as real leather bags, art prints, jewellery, home decor, cupcakes, toys, pottery and other items.

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