This year is literally flying by and we can’t believe December is only a few weeks away. After Halloween, Diwali, and other celebrations throughout the world, the holiday season is in full swing as people get ready for Thanksgiving, Christmas, UAE National Day and New Year’s Eve. Before you get busy with the FIFA World Cup and other major events marked on your 2022 calendar, it is best to plan your Christmas Eve in advance. We’re here to help you map out an unforgettable evening if the plethora of events currently taking place is making it difficult to stay on top of exciting opportunities to make your Christmas eve special. Scroll down to explore our list of things you can do on this Christmas Eve in Dubai.

sonara camp

Courtesy of Sonara Camp

The award-winning Sonara Camp is back with two days of immersive Christmas activities to make this Christmas Eve even better than their last year’s fully-booked Christmas arrangement. Plan a trip with the family to this exclusive camp set within the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. Pick your favourite meals form a sharing-style menu, take your little ones to the gingerbead house and leave them to indulge in fun-packed activities like cookie decoration, face painting, arts and crafts and more. Prices start at Dhs640 per adult and Dhs250 per child (6 to 12 years) for the  sunset experiences.

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Courtesy of Netsu

Experience the only Warayaki-style festive dining experiences in Dubai this Christmas Eve at the renowned Japanese restaurant Netsu, run by Chef Ross Shonhan. The Japanese steakhouse is set to reimagine the festive spirit with exclusive Japanese flair as they will serve guests with a special Christmas Day set menu.

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Courtesy of Carine

With special winter wonderland decor, exciting live entertainment and a special holiday cuisine, Carine is celebrating the wonderful Christmas season. Foodies are invited to partake in a spectacular evening of gourmet delights, filled with Christmas spirit, as curated by Chef Izu and his culinary staff. La Loop Duo, a band that has been entertaining guests with their energetic melodies and fascinating voices will be providing their soulful and mesmerising tones for Christmas eve supper. From whole rack of lamb to salted caramel chocolate served with ice-cream, choose from a variety of dishes on their festive special menu.

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cove beach dubai

Courtesy of Cove Beach

To kick off your Christmas celebrations delightfully, head over to Cove Beach’s Two.0 restaurant on 24th December from 6 to 11 p.m and munch on special festive delights from their specially curated festive menu. Good food has to be accompanied with an equally nice ambience to make the experience worth remembering, therefore, Jay Abo and Yamane Al Hage will keep the evening lively with their live music performances.

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Liwan Restaurant At Swissotel DUbai

Courtesy of Swissotel

Swissotel’s Liwan restaurant has arranged a a delectable buffet for Christmas Eve Dinner,  which includes festive specialties like Crusted Lamb Rack, Cherry Fillet Dark Chocolate Yule, and Turkey Roulade packed with dates, walnuts, cranberries, and apricot sauce. On Saturday, December 24, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., the Christmas Eve Dinner will be served at this fancy eatery.

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