Emirates is encouraging travellers from Singapore to explore Dubai for less. Book before 15 December 2019 for travel between 5 to 27 December 2019 or 3 January to 31 May 2020 and enjoy a complimentary two-night hotel stay in the heart of Dubai with 10kg free excess baggage allowance so you can buy more to bring home.
Economy Class passengers who book flights within the promotional period can enjoy two nights’ accommodation at either Rove at the Park or Rove Healthcare City; while First Class and Business Class passengers who book flights during the same period can enjoy two nights’ accommodation at either the Address Sky View or Address Dubai Mall.
If you are travelling to Dubai in December this year, immerse in Christmas celebrations with enchanting festive markets, scrumptious gastronomic delights, dazzling tree lightings and classic holiday-themed entertainment.
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Visit the festive markets at various venues across the city. Enjoy holiday-themed food, on-site activities and buy from vendors selling clothes, jewellery and homeware pieces. Check out the Festive Market at Dubai Festival City Mall, the Winter Garden Market at Habtoor Palace, the Festive Market at Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, the Raffles Christmas Market and the Atlantis Festival Village.
Visit the Wafi Mall, Dubai Festival City Mall, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, The H Hotel, The Irish Village, Fairmont, the Palm, Raffles Dubai, JA Hatta Fort Hotel and JA The Resort, Mall of the Emirates. and check out the richly decorated trees. Several venues will be hosting grand ceremonies to celebrate tree lightings.
Enjoy special menus and classic favourites of the festive season including roast turkeys, yule logs and other traditional treats. Atlantis, The Palm’s ‘Cirque de Cuisine’ will be offering a Winter Wonderland theme dining on 6 December 2019 with live cooking stations and extravagant buffets from the resort’s restaurants including Nobu by Nobu Matsuhisa, Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen & Bar, Gregoire Berger’s award-winning underwater restaurant Ossiano, Ronda Locatelli by Giorgio Locatelli and the recently opened Michelin star Cantonese restaurant Hakkasan.
Festive Themed Performances
Bring the family to enjoy performances such as The Nutcracker Ballet at the Dubai Opera from 4 to 7 December, or to a family concert of carols and Christmas classic performed by the London Concert Orchestra Show Band, Capital Voices and West End soloists at the Jingle Bell Favourites at Dubai Opera from 12 to 14 December.
Or catch one of the ten weekly year-long award-winning performances of La Perle by Dragone featuring 65 world-class performers from 23 countries performing acrobatics, contortion, flying, diving and even motorcycles defying gravity amidst waterfalls, torrents and rain on a floor that floods and drains within seconds.
Visit the permanently floating hotel on the docks of Dubai’s Port Rashid Marina from 12 to 14 December 2019 for a magical Theatre by Queen Elizabeth 2. This 515-seat theatre presents a line-up of festive experiences for the family such as Peter Pan performances, Captain Hook brunches, Christmas Tree Light Switch On, Bee Gees Supper Club experiences and festive craft markets.
If you happen to be in town on 13 December, you don’t want to miss The Santa Run at Dubai Festival City. The second annual edition of the Santa Run will see people dressed in holiday costumes running alongside other Santas. There is a 2.5 km run for kids or the 5km run for adults. Participants get a free Santa hat, beard and t-shirt.