Keeping our boys and girls engaged in activities outside school is at the top of most parents’ list. It is during our children’s formative years where their minds are open to new challenges, and signing them up for afterschool activities help to hone in on their passions. Luckily for our youngsters, Dubai and Abu Dhabi…Read More
With the festive season comes the festive shows, and we could definitely all use a bit of holiday cheer in our lives! So what better way to get your jolly on than to gather the whole family and head out for a festive show in Dubai? From hilarious pantomimes to classic Christmas tunes, there’s plenty to get your Santa hats bopping and funny bones tickled.
1. Magic Phil’s Merry Muddle
Your favourite children’s magician and radio star, Magic Phil, is gearing up for the holiday season, with a show jam-packed full of fun, joy, and all round belly-aching laughs. And we all know that when Magic Phil promises, he delivers!
The show is – of course – full of silliness, seasonal songs, magic tricks and non-stop audience interaction! So mark your calendar for a festive family show that’s not to be missed!
2. The Dubai Panto: Jack and the Beanstalk
The festive season calls for some magic, and what’s more magical than a fairytale?
Take your kiddos on a journey up the beanstalk complete with endless comedy capers, magical music and colourful costumes that will blow you away. Join Jack on his adventure to an enchanted land of excitement, where to save the family home and become rich, he must capture the goose that lays the golden egg and rescue his friends from the ‘Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum’ of a very hungry giant.
This timeless tale of wits and bravery is just the dose of excitement and magic we all need this winter.
3. The Christmas Show
If you like Christmas, you’ll LOVE The Christmas Show at Fairmont The Palm this December.
Live on stage, it’s a non-stop musical celebration for all the family of all things Christmas-y…a fun mix of all your favourite festive songs. A team of comedy elves, stunning dance routines and colourful costumes plus a massive LED screen will transport you and the kiddos to The North Pole and the home of Santa, Christmas Town.
With lots of fun and surprises along the way…they promise to fill you with Christmas cheer – it may even snow!
4. Beauty and The Beast
It’s everyone’s favourite fairytale: Beauty and The Beast, and it’s coming to the Theatre at QE2! This festive season, take the kids on a magical journey into the story of Belle and The Beast, and give them an experience they won’t forget.
This festive musical production will be performed twice a day in the run up to Christmas, and is suitable for the whole family aged 3 to 103!
Don’t forget to book early as tickets are strictly limited due to social distancing.
5. Christmas Cracker
Get transported into the festive season with this fun Christmas concert at the Dubai Opera. Festive tunes, carols, and Christmas classics are on the menu, promising a fun and magical time for the whole family. Because what says it’s the holidays better than music?
6. Jingle Bell Rock
Mark your calendars! The ultimate festive, feel good, family Christmas concert, Jingle Bell Rock is coming to deck out Sheikh Saeed Hall at the Dubai World Trade Centre, and you don’t want to miss it.
Promising fabulous harmonies and incredible vocals, the performers will be taking to the stage to dazzle you with favorite festive hits such as All I Want for Christmas, Twelve Days of Christmas, and of course Jingle Bell Rock.
The Barricade Boys will be joined on stage by Kerry Ellis, the Jingle Bell Christmas Orchestra made up of the best local and international musicians, as well as Dubai Performing Arts Academy’s talented children’s choir.