Christmas Comes To Ski Dubai

13 Dec 2016

The ski resort offers visitors the only white Christmas experience in Dubai, complete with decorative trees, lights and Santa’s Grotto

Dubai, UAE – Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa, will be providing residents and visitors with the only authentic white Christmas experience in Dubai, as this December sees Ski Dubai transformed into a Winter Wonderland throughout the festive season.

From 7th December, a dedicated area of the ski resort will be filling guests with Christmas cheer, as they will be able to stroll through a magical Winter Wonderland complete with Santa’s Grotto and workshop. Santa himself will also be stopping by to hand out gifts to all of the good girls and boys as a pre-Christmas treat. Little ones can visit him in his grotto, where he will be residing from 11th until 24th December, before he makes the long journey back to the North Pole.

Adham Badawy, Marketing & Business Development Director at Majid Al Futtaim - Leisure & Entertainment, said: “The festive season is always eagerly anticipated by Ski Dubai fans, as it’s the only place in Dubai where they can experience an authentic white Christmas. I know this time of year is particularly special for the Ski Dubai team, as they work to perfect our seasonal offering designed to get all of our guests in the Christmas spirit and deliver some truly great moments at this magical time of year.”

Ensuring that Christmas at Ski Dubai is bigger and better than ever, this year sees the addition of Ski Dubai’s Advent Calendar wall. Throughout December guests will be in with the chance to win a selection of cool prizes, right up until 25th. Each day, during the resort’s famous Penguin March, a lucky winner will be announced and their prize revealed on the festive wall.

The Ski Dubai Winter Wonderland in Mall of the Emirates will be open from 7th December – 2nd January, followed by Santa’s visit from 11th - 24th December. Admission is AED 100 per person for a Santa Pass which includes a warming cup of hot chocolate. Power Passes are AED 350 per person and include Snow Park access, a Santa visit and a penguin encounter. For more information please visit