Unmissable Christmas tree lighting ceremonies in the UAE

Step into the enchanting world of festive brilliance as Dubai transforms into a winter wonderland with its spectacular Christmas tree-lighting events

Park Hyatt

Park Hyatt Dubai collaborates with Montblanc for a stunning 5.5-meter Christmas Tree, adorned with lights and the Montblanc logo, adding luxury to the festive atmosphere. The grand reveal, marked by festive lights and Christmas carols, invites guests to a joyous gathering. Montblanc’s dedicated kiosk at the piazza offers unique gifts throughout the festive season.

December 8, from 6:30pm.

The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel

Christmas truly comes to life with the radiant sparkle of a beautifully adorned Christmas tree. At The Retreat, experience an unforgettable Yuletide celebration with Choir, Carols and epicurean delights including non-alcoholic mulled grape, Eggnog, and Christmas delicatessens pass-around.

December 5, from 6-7pm. Call +97158 590 2583.

The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort

The cherished St. Regis family tradition is one to partake in to get into the festive spirit. Against the picturesque vistas of Saadiyat Island, guests can enjoy live entertainment and a curated selection of seasonal treats. The inviting aromas of classic homemade holiday delights, including the comforting warmth of mulled beverages will serve as a magical prelude to the holiday season. Come along and immerse yourself in the tradition and festive joy.

December 7. Call +9712 498 8443 or email restaurant.saadiyat@stregis.com.

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm, Dubai

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm, Dubai, kicks off the festive season with a magical tree lighting ceremony, inviting guests to gather around the beautifully adorned tree and sing carols with the Christmas choir. The complimentary event offers a wide spread of festive bites and traditional Christmas beverages, making it the perfect way for attendees to embrace the holiday spirit in the company of family and friends.

December 14, from 6pm. Complimentary entry. Call +9714 275 4444 or +97158 125 8079. Visit Instagram.

Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre

This beloved ceremony encapsulates the holiday spirit, forging enduring memories for everyone who assembles to experience the radiant glow of the Christmas tree. The illumination of the Christmas tree is a heartwarming tradition that instils a sense of festive joy and unites people in the spirit of the season. Additionally, Christmas carols will add a melodic touch to ignite the festive atmosphere.

December 8, from 5:30pm. Call +9714 702 2455. Visit website.