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12 Fun Things To Do This Winter Break

December 19, 2022 Posted by: Kidzapp Team Kids Activities

Everyone is buzzing around this time of the year with Holiday joy and cheer. Festive lights and decorations are filled everywhere, and there's just so many awesome things to do with schools off as well. Read ahead to discover 12 fun things to do this winter break with your family; from a magical musical production to an aqua circus and ornament painting and cookie decorating, there's lots of fun to be had this jolly season!

Gingerbread House Decorating Workshop at Swissotel Al Ghurair

Nothing is more festive than a gingerbread house decorating workshop, and you can sign up for just that at Swissotel Al Ghurair! 

This month, you and your family can spend an exciting festive afternoon getting creative with your very own gingerbread house at Swissotel. And to sprinkle some more festive joy on top, your workshop tickets also gives you access to the delectable Lindt Festive Afternoon Tea

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Swissotel Al Ghurair
Working Hours:
Dec 17 & 24, Sat 14:00 to 16:00
2 Adults + 2 Children : AED 175
1 Additional Child : AED 75

Once Upon A Christmas at the Theatre of Digital Art

For some guaranteed fun for all, head to the Theatre of Digital Art for an immersive 360° experience through the Once Upon A Christmas show. 

The show takes you on a mesmerising journey to Santa's Shop of Wonders. It is filled with unexpected twists, hilarious and heartwarming clownery as you join the Magic Shop keepers as they explore all the miracles stored in the shop's dusty shelves! 

Book your tickets with Kidzapp and get an awesome 20% discount! 

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Souk Madinat Jumeirah
Working Hours:
Dec 20 & 21, Tues-Wed 16:00 & 17:00
Adult : AED 88
Child (3-13yrs) : AED 60

Fontana Circus

If you're seeking pure captivating entertainment then be sure not to miss Fontana Circus, specifically its Festive Edition showcasing this month. 

Fontana is the first touring water circus in the UAE providing an incredible family-friendly aqua theatre experience. It features exciting aerial thrills, impressive acrobatics, live entertainment and musical acts where choreography is combined seamlessly with Dubai Festival City's dancing fountain. The Festive Edition Show is extra special as it introduces new acts such as festive singers, nutcracker soldiers and a live saxophonist! 

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Fontana Circus Tent - Dubai Festival City - Dubai
Working Hours:
Dec 9-31, Wed-Thu 19:00 to 21:00, Fri-Sun 16:00 to 18:00 & 19:00 to 21:00
From : AED 88.2

The Snow Queen in Dubai

The Snow Queen at the Theatre by QE2 is a magical musical production that you do not want to miss! 

You and your family will be mesmerised and captivated with this holiday special show based on hans Christian Andersen's 1844 fairytale. The spellbinding story is brought to life through colourful costumes and dazzling animations

Be sure to also check out the equally awesome show, Rapunzel, at Fairmont The Palm. 

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Theatre by QE2
Working Hours:
Dec 16-26, Mon-Sun (timing info in description)
Royal Stalls : AED 150
Regular Stalls : AED 130
Rear Stalls : AED 110
Children under 3yrs : FREE

Legoland Dubai's Festive Bricktacular

Head to LEGOLAND Dubai for some magical time at their Festive Bricktacular. 

During this Holiday season, LEGOLAND's Festive Bricktacular will feature exciting daily festive theme park activities like meeting LEGO Santa, decorating a huge LEGO Gingerbread House, an Elf Hunt, a Holly Jolly Holiday party and much more. You will also find an exclusive 2022 LEGOLAND Festive Collector's brick and everyday until December 25, you have the chance to open the door of the huge LEGOLAND Advent Calendar and keep the gift behind it! 

Book with Kidzapp and get up to 25% OFF the gate price!

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Dubai Parks & Resorts, Jebel Ali
Working Hours:
Dec 14 - Jan 8, Daily 10:00 to 19:00
1 Day 1 Park Pass (Legoland Dubai only - not waterpark)
Adult - 1 Park Pass : AED 295
Child 3-10yrs - 1 Park Pass : AED 295
1 Day 2 Parks Pass (Legoland + Legoland Waterpark, Motiongate or Bollywood Parks)
Adult - 2 Parks Pass : AED 355
Child 3-10yrs - 2 Parks Pass : AED 355

Holly Jolly Christmas Party at Kids Unlimited

Take your little ones to Kids Unlimited's Holly Jolly Christmas Party for an afternoon filled with lots of fun and festive activities

Lots of awesome activities wait your littles including balloon bending, relays, music, dances, bubble games, face painting, snacks, goodie bags and more. And if you book with Kidzapp, you can get yourself 10% OFF the party tickets!

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Shop No: JPV-RTL-10, Jumeirah Park Pavilion, Jumeirah Park, Dubai
Working Hours:
Dec 24 & 25, Sat 13:00, 14:00, 16:00, Sun 14:00 & 16:00
Entry Ticket : AED 122.85

Hummingbird Bakery Christmas Cookies DIY Box

Grab a Hummingbird Bakery's Christmas Cookies DIY Box for some festive fun at home with your boys and girls! The box includes six themed gingerbread cookies, three piping bags of various colours and two boxes of sprinkles - so you and the kiddos can get perfectly creative decorating your very own delicious Christmas cookies. 

The box is sold at all Hummingbird Bakert branches across Dubai, or you can also purchase your box online. 

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Mall of the Emirates
Working Hours:
Mon-Thu 10:00 to 23:00, Fri-Sun until 00:00
1 Box : AED 59

The Little Elf Workshop at the Theatre of Digital Art

Sign up your little ones for The Little Elf Workshop at the Theatre of Digital Art for some major festive fun! 

Kiddos will be able to learn essential elf skills, create The Little Prince-themed Christmas toys and just feel the fun and joy of the festive spirit! Each child will also get a complimentary cup of delicious hot chocolate to keep them warm, fuzzy and happy.

Book with Kidzapp and get 20% OFF workshop access! 

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Souk Madinat Jumeirah
Working Hours:
Dec 23, Fri 13:00 & 15:00
Access : AED 72

Tree Ornament Painting Workshop at woo-hoo!

Sign up your boys and girls for a Tree Ornament Painting Workshop at woo-hoo and let them add their personal touch to this year's holiday decorations! During this awesome workshop, kiddos will get three wooden holiday themed ornaments that they can paint and decorate as they like. Of course, they will be able to take the ornaments back home with them to either add to their Christmas tree, or gift to someone special! 

Workshop ticket includes access for 1 Adult and 1 Child and also includes 1 hour General Admission access to the museum after the class. 

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1 6A St, Al Quoz 1
Working Hours:
Dec 10, 14, 18 & 21, Sat 11:00 to 12:00 & 13:00 to 14:00, Sun 10:30 to 11:30, Wed 15:00 to 16:00
1 Child + 1 Adult : AED 70

The Ripe Market in Abu Dhabi

Go on a fun shopping experience with your family at The Ripe Market's new location on Al Maryah Island. You will find lots of delicious food, awesome local vendors and amazing activities at this night market. You can also find live music and entertainment, workshops and lots of unique Christmas gifts for your family and friends. 

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Al Maryah Island
Working Hours:
Dec 9-25, Daily 15:00 to 22:00
Entry : FREE
Some Activities : Chargeable

Buy 1 Get 1 Christmas Dinner Buffet at Sofra, Shangri La Abu Dhabi with SupperClub

Head with your family to Sofra at Shangri La Abu Dhabi to celebrate Christmas with a delicious Christmas Dinner Seafood Buffet at a buy 1 get 1 offer. You will also be able to enjoy a host of festive entertainment while you dine, like performances by a solo singer and Shangri La Christmas Chorale with Santa Claus

Book this awesome Buy 1 Get 1 offer now with Kidzapp! 

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Sofra, Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri
Working Hours:
Dec 24 & 25, Sat & Sun 18:00 to 23:00
2x Adults : AED 40
Child 6-12yrs : AED 20
Child under 6yrs : FREE

Winterfest at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Go on a magical festive adventure with your family at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi's Winterfest for some major winter fun and an epic adventure! 

You can expect back-to-back entertainment, family-friendly experiences, stunning festive décor, live performances, intricate ice sculptures carved out live, new festive characters and meet and greet opportunities with characters such as the Snow Globe Lady and Gingerbread Lady. You also have the chance to witness an incredible show by skilled skaters, acrobats and aerialists representing a festive Italian tale at the Red Theatre along with incredible lighting shows and projections. Little ones also have plenty of arts and crafts and interactive activities to keep them perfectly busy! 

Book with Kidzapp and save on your general admission tickets and earn cashback! 

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Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
Working Hours:
Nov 12-Jan 8, Daily 11:00 to 20:00
Adult : AED 325
Child (4-10yrs) : AED 250
Child 3yrs and below : FREE

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