For A Magical Festive Experience In A Winter Wonderland Look No Further Than WAFI

Visit Santa at this magical grotto!

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GAHHHHH the festive period is upon us, and if you're planning a day of shopping and relaxing, look no further than WAFI.

WAFI is transforming into a total Winter Wonderland for the holiday, with festive tunes, decorations, a tree lighting ceremony, Santa's Grotto and of course... Santa!

Head to WAFI for a totally festive shopping experience, here's what you need to know

Visit Santa at WAFI

A visit to Santa is a memory that lasts a lifetime and there's nowhere better to do it than the beautifully decorated grotto at WAFI.

Winter Wonderland at WAFI begins on December 6 and runs all the way to December 24 and it's complete with a magical Santa’s Grotto - kids (and adults) will love this!

Santa's Grotto is open from December 7 - 15 (9am - 10.30pm) and December 16 - 24 (8.30am – 10.30pm)

Tree lighting ceremony complete with choir and your favourite carols

Kris Fade is lined up to officially kick off the festive celebrations with a tree lighting ceremony, a visit from Santa and the opening of Santa's Grotto!

Kids from Dubai British School, Jumeirah Park are preparing to sing your favourite Christmas carols and it's complimentary for all to attend.

When? 5pm onwards, December 6

Santa's Grotto opens from 7pm on the first day, then continues from the times listed above

Enjoy snow fights and get creative at the arts and crafts area

HOW fun is this! Get into snow fights with your pals, and the arts and crafts area has plenty to keep kids entertained while you enjoy your day at WAFI. This area is sponsored by Matalan

There's also a chance to win big. Thanks to Lufthansa, all customers can enter a raffle and the prize is, wait for it:

FIRST PRIZE wins premium economy flights for a family of four to Europe...amazing!

Second prize is economy flights for two to Germany.

This is footage from last year, but HOW Christmassy is it!

If you LOVE Christmas, make sure you take a day to spend it at WAFI

You'll need a ticket to visit Santa, but this allows the kids to take part in all the activities listed above, get a cuddly toy and some more offers at WAFI. Don't miss this!

Also don't miss the light and sound shows daily, every evening at 7.30pm, 8.30pm and 9.30pm and the much-loved ARTE market from December 16 – 22.

For more information, see here

Written By

Casey Fitzgerald

Outside of writing for Lovin Dubai, you'll find Casey inhaling hummus, making a constant stream of terrible puns and running around in circles.