Brace your ‘elves, the festive season is here…

Now that Halloween is over its officially time to start decking the halls. Dubai is packed with plenty of things to make your Christmas season merry and bright. From Christmas brunches to Christmas tree lightings at winter markets and more, there’s just so much to do.

But, the festive season starts at home and the Christmas tree is always one of our favourite parts. Whether it’s decked in lights or tinsel, finished with a fairy or a star, we’ve found the best places to buy your Christmas tree in Dubai.

Real trees…

Ace Hardware

Starting price: Dhs449

Popular with seasoned expats, Ace Hardware is already well-stocked when it comes to all things festive. Their fresh Christmas trees are priced at Dhs349 for a tree standing at 150 to 180 centimetres. The larger trees standing between 180 centimetres and 210 centimetres are priced at Dhs399 (pre-order price). For an additional Dhs109, add a stand to your cart. Delivery starts from November 23 until December 4. Want a fake tree from Ace Hardware? Scroll down.

Ace Hardware (two locations) Sheikh Zayed Road (near Times Square Center) and Dubai Festival City. Tel (800) 275223.

Christmas Trees UAE

Starting price: Dhs595 (until stocks last)

This family-run business brings a range of Fraser Fir trees from Quebec, Canada to the region each year. They can deliver straight to your door, and prices start from Dhs595 for a 150-centimetre tree. You’ll need to purchase the stand separately for Dhs150. Orders with the family business have been made as early as October, so if you want one, fill in this form here quickly to avoid disappointment. Save some dirhams and opt for a pick-up at the Oleander branch in Dubai (Jumeriah Beach Road).

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Starting price: Dhs229.68 (special pre-order price available for a limited time)

Kibsons is currently taking pre-orders for its real Christmas trees from sustainable farms in Denmark. A 150 to a 175-centimetre tree will cost you Dhs229.68 (pre-order price). A taller tree standing at 175 centimetres to 200 centimetres will cost you Dhs495.18 (pre-order price). You can pre-order your base, too, for Dhs70. Get your pre-orders in soon as stocks are limited. Once the Christmas season is over, the team will even collect your tree and recycle it for you in an effort to help the community and the environment. ⁠


Artificial trees…

Ace Hardware

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Starting price: Dhs199

For a PVC artificial tree at Ace Hardware, prices start from as little as Dhs39 for a tree standing at a height of 50 centimetres, while larger trees standing at a height of 180 centimetres start from Dhs199. A number of options are available including trees decked with pinecones and cherries, covered in snow, etc.

Ace Hardware (two locations) Sheikh Zayed Road (near Times Square Center) and Dubai Festival City. Tel (800) 275223.

Home Centre

Starting price: Dhs149 (for slim a Christmas tree)

Home Centre goes all out when it comes to festive decor for the home. A tree standing at 240 centimetres will cost you Dhs649 while a slim Christmas tree will cost you Dhs149. A number of options are available from trees decorated with berries and cones to snow and more, so make sure you check them all out before you make your purchase. While you’re at it, don’t forget to add a couple of festive decors to the cart, too.

Home Centre, various locations including Mall of the Emirates, Oasis Mall and Mirdiff City Centre. Tel:(800) 694 633.


Starting price: Dhs175 (for a 180-centimetre tree)

Offering just about everything imaginable for the home, it’s no surprise that you’ll find Ikea stocking trees of all shapes, sizes and materials over the festive season.

Ikea, various locations – Dubai Festival City and Jebel Ali, Dubai. Tel:(04) 203 7555.


Starting price: Dhs169 (for a 210-centimetre tree)

You can find plenty of artificial trees across the many Carrefour stores in Dubai. They don’t all stock them, with the larger selections in the city stores and hypermarkets, and a big selection available online. They’re also a popular option for reasonably priced decorations and lights, too.

Carrefour, various locations including Sports City, City Centre Deira and Ibn Battuta. Contact individual stores for availability.

Fancy trees…

Irony Home


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Starting price: Dhs1,225 (for a 140-centimetre tree).

If you’re really looking to wow your festive guests, there are a few better options than Irony Home. The luxury interiors and furniture store will provide the ultimate Christmas dressing experience. Their festive range is one of the city’s most lavish, but you’ll need to be prepared to pay a hefty amount for a Christmas tree kit and a tree.

Irony Home, Mall of the Emirates, Fashion Dome, beside Al Halabi Restaurant, Mall of the Emirates. Tel: (04) 343 7886.


Starting price: Dhs4 (for a 180-centimetre tree)

For festive fanatics that really take the season seriously, Reflections is the best place to get kitted out. Their Al Quoz warehouse is a winter wonderland of trees, trimmings, illuminations and festive figures. Although mainly used to dress restaurants and hotels, they’re open to doing full home deck-outs too. Is it really even the holiday season if you don’t have a living room filled with polar bears and penguins?

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Reflections, Street 22, Al Quoz, Dubai. Tel: (04) 347 0542.

Crate & Barrel

Crate and Barrel Christmas

Starting price: Dhs789 (for a 185-centimetre tree)

A wonderful home furnishing retailer that at Christmastime becomes a winter wonderland full of beautiful ornaments, wreaths galore and home goods you didn’t know you needed at Christmas. The beautiful home shop has a whole host of different shapes and sizes of Christmas trees for you to choose from.  Black forest inspired trees standing at 230-centimetres will cost you Dhs1,043, while a Sherwood inspired trees standing at 230-centimeteres will cost Dhs1,253.

Crate & Barrel, various locations around the UAE, 

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