A few of our favourite things to do in & around Dubai this week
Keep looping the Christmas carol because we are so ready for the big day and a whole lotta celebrating! From Birthday Week at Jump Boxx Indoor Trampoline Park and Playdates Birthday Party at Palm Jumeirah to a festive experience at Galeries Lafayette, there are LOTS of fun activities for the whole fam this week!
Ho-ho-ho! Santa Claus is coming to Jump Boxx, Dubai’s favourite indoor trampoline park and the kiddies will have the best time hanging out and jumping around before Christmas arrives! Don’t miss out the winter wonderland themed party to get a chance to meet Santa Claus (and receive festive treats!). The park will be decorated in a fabulous festive theme -Christmas trees, snow, lightings, elves and more. Contact 042885744 to save a spot for the fam!
When: Thursday, 15 December (10am-1pm, for under 5 years only) – Friday, 16 December (1-6pm, for all ages)
Where: Jump Boxx Indoor Trampoline Park Uptown Mirdif Mall opposite the food court
How much: AED 79 for children under 5 years old, AED 99 per child for children over 5 years old (price includes 1 Hour Jump or Softplay, meeting with Santa Claus, souvenir, a gift & festive treats)
Head over to Playdates to celebrate Christmas in style on Thursday, 15 December and Friday, 16 December! Christmas filled activities such as Cookie Decorating, Photo Shoot in Santa’s Factory, Father Christmas Appearance, Storytelling, Disco Time, Christmas Carole/Sing Along, Face Painting/Balloon Bending, await you and your little ones!
When: Thursday, 15 December – Friday, 16 December. For toddlers (6 months-3 years) from 10am-12pm, and for children ages 4-6 from 4pm-6pm
Where: Playdates, RT15, Building 4, Golden Mile 1, Palm Jumeirah
How much: 4-6 years non member AED 109, 4-6 Years member AED 99, 6 months-3 years non member AED 89, 6 months-3 years member AED 79
Here’s an exclusive invitation to a ladies shopping evening, mama! Expect a 10% off all Lime Tree gourmet goodies and all festive catering bookings! There will be lots of lovely catering canape and confectionary samples for guests to try and other giveaways during the afternoon. With Horizon International School Choir singing carols, tastings, special offers, it’s set to be a joyous affair with lots of seasonal cheer! Time to call your ladies and shop for Christmas! RSVP required!
When: Monday, 12 December (4:30 – 8:30pm)
Where: The Lime Tree Café, Sheikh Zayed Road
Join JustKidding for a free photo shooting session for the kiddies – with all kinds of festive costumes to choose from! Tis’ the festive season to get a beautiful, professional photo for your little one. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org so you don’t miss the chance for the fun, quick snap!
When: 15 December (2-5pm)
Where: Gold & Diamond Park, Dubai
How much: Free!
If shopping, dining and receiving free gifts is what you want for this Christmas, then Galeries Lafayette’s all-in-one festive experience will make your holiday an unforgettable one! Receive a polar wish card on minimum purchase of AED 1,200 and hang your wishes on the tree for a chance to receiving one of the many valuable gifts from the Beauty, Fashion, Home Departments! Looking to kick off your festive shopping list? Look no further than Le Gourmet Festive Market. You will find exclusive seasonal produces, local and home-made products and all unique food items.
When: Polar wishes until Sunday, 25 December, Festive Market and the Waffle House until Saturday, 31 December
Where: The Dubai Mall, Dubai
Have a fab week, mama!
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