Christmas desert: how Dubai celebrates the festive season

From a skydiving Santa, to sleighs on water, on this episode of Postcards we find out how folks in Dubai have become wrapped up within the vacation spirit.

Christmas in the desolate tract

‘Tis the season to be jolly’, even within the desert, and Dubai likes to move big on Christmas. at the circle of relatives entertainment complicated, International Village, a skydiving Santa arrived to modify on the lights of an eight-metre carbon-neutral LED tree set up. The celebrations within the city are smartly underway and just as the climate is different to different portions of the arena, Santa’s mode of shipping is too. in place of sliding his sleigh on snow, here it floats on water.

Festive markets, festivals and occasions are also common. In Al Habtoor City you’ll enjoy the food and crafts of a conventional Eu-style Christmas market.

Natalie Lindo

Dubai’s Wintry Weather Lawn Christmas marketplace has around ONE HUNDRED stalls promoting crafts and food from over ONE HUNDRED international locations. And, it’s still possible to have a white Christmas in Dubai for those who need one. Ski taste chalets on the Kempinski Resort at the Mall of the Emirates be offering direct perspectives of an indoor ski slope, entire with grotto and elves.

Even in case you don’t celebrate the holiday, it’s laborious not to get wrapped up in the pleased spirit.

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