It’s a festive wonderland…

The outdoor market season in Dubai is well underway and considering it’s the festive season they have been done up with Christmas cheer. The M2L Market in DIFC has officially opened its doors once again with an incredible festive makeover.

The outdoor market officially opened its doors on Thursday, December 14 and will stay open until Thursday, January 5. Entry is free to M2L Market but some of the activities are chargeable.

What to expect at the outdoor market?


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This will be the first official Christmas market in DIFC and M2L is making sure that you can have it all. The Winter District will have Christmas trees galore, all the fairy lights, and of course a snow pit which is designated for snow fights. You and your family will also be able to get involved in the festively fantastic giant advent calendar.

All the festive feels

There are plenty of food and drink options to take advantage of, including an all-new Chocolate Bar. To stay entertained, there’s a stage with live music, fun games to play, and a carousel for the kids and the little ones can even meet and greet with the big man in red, Santa Claus.

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Let’s also not discredit New Year’s Eve, Dubai is doing it big and these restaurants and bars are the ones you’ll want to book in sooner rather than later to ring in 2024.