Immerse yourself in a December to remember at IHG Hotels at Dubai Festival City

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Throughout the month, guests are invited to immerse themselves in the festive spirit with captivating Christmas shows that enchant both the young and the young at heart during the day. Experience the enchantment of Festive Afternoon Tea by Chef Pierre Gagnaire, enjoy sumptuous Christmas Eve dinners and Christmas Day brunches, all culminating in a spectacular New Year’s celebration, offering an unforgettable opportunity to revel in the magic of the season.

Festive Afternoon Tea with the magic of CHOIX

Embark on a delightful French culinary journey at CHOIX with a Festive Afternoon Tea. Crafted by the renowned three-Michelin-starred Chef Pierre Gagnaire, this festive experience seamlessly blends holiday charm into the beloved tradition, offering a wide array of sweet and savoury treats accompanied by an extensive selection of Dammann Frères teas.

12-6pm. AED175 for one and AED299 per couple for the afternoon tea at CHOIX TT.

Take the Festivities Home

Elevate your festive celebrations with impeccable takeaway options. Choose between the classic Traditional Roast Turkey or the succulent Roasted Grass-Fed Beef Striploin for a hassle-free and memorable dining experience. Alternatively, savour the exquisite French flavours curated by three-Michelin-starred Chef Pierre Gagnaire, including delights such as Bresse Poularde adorned with black truffle, Duck Foie Gras Terrine, and the beloved Christmas Log.

Celebrate Christmas Eve with a French twist at Pierre’s TT

Experience a curated four-course culinary journey by the esteemed Chef Pierre Gagnaire at Pierre’s TT, where the festive spirit comes alive. Enhanced by a captivating live performance taking over its alluring terrace, Pierre’s TT provides an ideal setting to indulge in a seasonal dinner, all set against the stunning backdrop of Dubai Creek and the city skyline.

December 24th. AED550 per person with AED450 for grape pairing at Pierre’s TT.

Choose from a selection of Christmas Day Brunches

An unforgettable Christmas Day Brunch at Anise

‘Tis the season to savour delectable cuisine, creative beverages, and festive cheer! Discover a magnificent selection of seasonal culinary delights meticulously prepared across eight live cooking stations and a grand buffet. Additionally, the little ones are in for a treat as Santa Claus makes a charming surprise appearance.

AED450 including soft beverages. AED550 including house beverages. AED150 per child aged 6-12. Kids below 6 dine for free.

Enjoy a fun Christmas Day brunch at Sirocco

If you are looking for the best Christmas Day brunch for children, Sirocco at Holiday Inn & Suites will be decked to create a cosy winter Christmas and a fun celebration for all. For this festive feast, the restaurant puts up a fantastically festive buffet and an afternoon of jolly activities. Plus, there’s a special surprise in store for the little ones, courtesy of a very special guest, making the occasion even more enchanting.

AED195 including soft beverages. AED295 including house beverages. AED80 per child aged 6-12. Kids below 6 dine for free.

Embrace the festive spirit at The Picnic Pantry Brunch 2.0

Experience the reimagined Picnic Pantry 2.0, a Saturday picnic brunch infused with a festive touch. Create your own holiday-inspired picnic basket filled with delectable BBQ delights and delicious seasonal treats. Enjoy an unparalleled ambience and scenic outdoor settings, grooving to lively tunes, and basking in the mesmerising views of the Burj Khalifa, topped with a surprise visit from Santa himself.

AED475 including soft beverages. AED575 including house beverages. AED120 per child aged 6-12. Kids below 6 dine for free.

Peruse through extravagant New Year’s Eve celebrations

The ultimate New Year’s Eve Extravaganza

Welcome the dawn of the new year from one of Dubai’s most sought-after locations, the alluring terrace of Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City, boasting unparalleled views of the city skyline. With a three-piece musical ensemble, an artist, and a stunning fireworks display, prepare for a premium entertainment experience. A grand international buffet and free-flowing beverages will be available with the package until 12.30am, followed by a DJ takeover at midnight ensuring the fun will continue into the early hours.

AED1,200 per person including house beverages. AED300 per child aged 6-12. Kids below 6 dine for free.

Ring in the new year at Anise

Indulge in panoramic views and a spectacular fireworks showcase at Anise, the perfect destination to welcome 2024. Embrace the new year with a sumptuous international buffet dinner, featuring a diverse selection of culinary delights expertly crafted across eight live cooking stations. Immerse yourself in an exciting evening filled with live music, entertainment, and a dazzling fireworks display, marking the celebration of the arrival of 2024.

AED749 per person including house beverages for indoor seating. AED949 per person including house beverages for outdoor seating. AED300 per child aged 6-12.

Toast to the New Year with family at CHOIX

Commence on a gastronomic journey and end the year in sophisticated fashion with an exclusive Parisian dining affair set in an immaculate all-white ambience. Enjoy the culinary expertise showcased in a meticulously curated four-course menu, skillfully crafted by the renowned three-Michelin-starred Chef Pierre Gagnaire, promising an exceptional dining experience.

AED950 per person including house hops, grapes and a glass of premium bubbles. AED850 per person including soft beverages. À la carte option available with special dishes for children aged 6-12.

Enjoy a glamorous New Year’s Eve Celebration at Pierre’s TT

Elevate your New Year as you head to a grand year-end celebration, enveloped in the atmosphere of genuine French luxury beneath the starry night sky with melodious tunes filling the air. Indulge in the live culinary stations and don your most elegant white attire to amp up the unforgettable event.

AED1,399 per person including house hops, grapes and a glass of premium bubbles for outdoor seating. AED1,199 per person including soft beverages. AED600 per child aged 6-12.

“Fest on a Soif” at Belgian Café Dubai Festival City

Look forward to a Belgian-style New Year’s Eve celebration, savouring a three-course menu boasting authentic Belgian dishes amid lively music and a spectacular fireworks display.

AED690 per person including house beverages for indoor seating. AED790 per person including house beverages for outdoor seating.

The Christmas Shows

Leading this festive celebration is the debut of “The Great Christmas Adventure,” a family show that guarantees daytime enchantment for audiences of all ages. The festivities continue into the evening with a lineup of shows, including the exhilarating “Rockin’ Back in Time: Xmas Edition,” the heartwarming “Christmas at the Movies – A Live Concert” and more, where guests can expect a truly festive extravaganza.

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