Santa’s Secret Island comes complete with children’s activities, food and drink stalls, and snow!

If your idea of the perfect Christmas includes a festive market, live music, a huge Christmas tree, and snow then you might want to make your way to Bluewaters this month.

Described as Santa’s Secret Island, Bluewaters now has a 12-metre-tall bespoke Christmas tree at its entrance, plus three giant snow machines that will shower snow throughout the day. A festive market, set among snow-laden trees, will feature themed kiosks selling unique gifts, alongside F&B stalls. Meanwhile, Caesars Palace Bluewaters will host a licensed outdoor area, adorned in classic winter decor and serving holiday-themed food and drinks.


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Other highlights include a 5-metre-long ‘freeze wall’ perfect for capturing their loved ones in frozen poses; and a huge advent calendar offering visitors the opportunity to enter an social media competition to win special prizes, including tickets to The Green Planet, Laguna Waterpark, and Roxy Cinemas, concert tickets to The Rotunda Caesars Palace Bluewaters, Meraas Gift Cards, and more!


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Children can use the giant post box to send letters to Santa, or take part in fun, festive workshops making adorable ornaments and decorating gingerbread men.

Look out for live musical performances and a special Christmas LED parade. 

Bluewaters, off JBR, Dubai Marina, 1pm to 11pm on week days, and 1pm to midnight on weekends, December 13 to January 5. For more details, check out Santa’s Secret Island events page.

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