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Christmas markets in Dubai: Dates confirmed for the Madinat Festive Market 2022

One of the best Christmas markets in Dubai

Madinat Festive Market 2022

Madinat Festive Market, the most popular winter wonderland returns once again this year; the dates have been confirmed.

Madinat Jumeirah’s Festive Market which is one of the biggest and the best Christmas markets in Dubai will return on Thursday, December 15, and will run until Friday, December 30.

What to expect at Madinat Festive Market 2022

Located on Fort Island in the centre of Madinat Jumeirah, the Madinat Festive Market is spread out across 1750 sqm of the souk, and features a huge 36 ft Christmas tree. There are huge white and red presents wrapped with ribbon at the base of the tree.

The Madinat Jumeirah Festive Market will offer an impressive array of shopping, dining and entertainment for all the family to revel in from early afternoon until late. It also comprises interactive children’s activities such as a North Pole Train, a four-lane bungee jump and a Venetian carousel. 

Christmas markets in Dubai: Dates confirmed for the Madinat Festive Market 2022
Abra with Santa at Madinat Festive Market

You can also get into an Abra with Santa around the network of canals at the Madinat, or decorate your own gingerbreads while the kids can enjoy snow flighting.

Madinat Festive Market 2022

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A live band will play seasonal favorites while guests can enjoy a wide array of delicious festive food and seasonal beverages from all the popular Souk Madinat Jumeirah restaurants around, including Mezzanine Bar & Kitchen, McGettigan’s Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Publique, Folly, and many more.

The market is free to enter. So go ahead and enjoy!

It is open from:

  • 3pm to late – Monday to Thursday
  • 12pm to late – Friday to Sunday