As the festive season nears, Dubai Festival City Mall has a surprise for families and shoppers. On Thursday, 6th December, Santa Claus and his elves will arrive at Dubai Festival City Mall from the North Pole, and they are bringing with them Dubai's most magical Festive Market! Taking place at Festival Bay, this is a one-of-a-kind Festive Market, and a must-see event this holiday season.
Starting from Thursday, 6th December and running until Tuesday, 25th December, Festival Bay will be completely transformed for the festivities. Dubai Festival City Mall invites you to join the opening evening festivities on Thursday, 6th December, when Santa and his elves arrive at 6:00 pm at the Dubai Festival City Mall helipad. A larger-than-life Christmas tree, visible all the way from Business Bay Bridge, will be lit up at the official tree lighting ceremony, followed by holiday carolling, festive-themed IMAGINE shows, and most exciting of all - the very first snowfall at Festival Bay!
The Festive Market also features daily meet and greets with Santa from 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm on weekdays and 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm on weekends, daily hourly snowfall alongside the special festive IMAGINE show starting after sunset, delicious food, activities for kids, carnival rides and more.
The Dubai Festival City Mall Festive Market opening event takes place on Thursday, 6th December from 5:30 pm onwards at Festival Bay. Entry is free and open to the public.