Dubai is one of the most popular places for tourists in the world. And there are a lot of reasons for its popularity.
Dubai can offer a variety of entertainment and amazing sightseeing to guests and residents.
Dubai is one of the most modern megacities of the world. This is felt, as soon as you cross the threshold of the international terminal of the local airport. You see everywhere cleanliness, an ideal European service, excellent roads and towers of skyscrapers in the light haze of sea fumes.
With the coming of winter in Dubai, the high season begins. A lot of tourists aspire to get to the emirate to celebrate Christmas and New Year, and also to enjoy a lot of other entertainments.
We bring to your attention a list of events that you can visit in Dubai in December.
December 6-13: International Film Festival in Dubai
The annual film festival starts in Dubai on December 6, which will offer many films to see. Such famous stars as Patrick Stewart, Cate Blanchett and Sarah Jessica Parker will visit it.
December 7-9: “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” in Dubai Opera
The famous opera hall of Dubai invites viewers to a unique preview of the first series of films about a young wizard. The show will accompany the compositions of John Williams in the live performance of the Czech National Symphony Orchestra. The ticket price starts at 175 dirhams.
December 8: Elton John Live Concert
Sir Elton John’s long-awaited concert will finally take place on December 8. This will be the first live performance of the legendary musician in the emirate.
Zipline in Dubai Marina
XDubai, which specializes in providing services to fans of extreme entertainment, intends to establish a zipline in the Dubai Marina area. The steel rope will be attached to the platform at a height of 170 m and will become the world’s longest city zipline. The date of the opening of the attraction has not yet been named.
December 14-23: Music Festival in Dubai Marina
On December 14, the annual music festival will have a start at Dubai Marina. Promenade of the district will turn into a platform where musicians will perform, there will be spontaneous markets and snack bars. You can visit the festival for free.
December 25: Christmas
Celebrating Christmas in Dubai can be different. Dubai offers a great amount of opportunities of spending it joyfully. But the most common way is a traditional dinner. However, the city has such a large selection of restaurants that dinner can easily be turned into an exotic.
December 31 New Year
On December 31, residents and guests of Dubai will have a tremendous holiday night. Many of them will gather in front of the skyscraper Burj Khalifa to see the most grandiose fireworks in the country. If you want to take good places, come long before the show starts.