The weather is perfect, Dubai is filling up… here are 5 things to do in Dubai during December!
Nature goes digital
Propel yourself into the natural world, in the comfort of Mirdif City Centre, thanks to Orbi. This interactive edutainment attraction opened earlier this year, and is the first Orbi facility outside of Japan. It has been developed in partnership with SEGA and BBC Worldwide.
Orbi fuses BBC Earth’s unique nature content with SEGA’s cutting edge technology to create an experience that plunges visitors into the heart of the natural world, digitally. Featuring a custom-built theatre, innovative AV technology, and interactive walk-through touchpoints, Orbi’s uniquely immersive offering aims to transform the way people explore the mysteries of nature inviting them to see and hear the planet.
You can feel the chilly winds of Mount Kilimanjaro, or take an aerial tour of the most unexplored regions in the world. Don’t forget to try to mimic animal movements, and take a picture in the deep jungles. For more Information, visit www.theplaymania.com.
The world in one place
The 22nd season of the city’s most iconic family destination is here! Global Village brings many new attractions and concepts this year, comprising culture, shopping, dining, entertainment and funfair options.
Keeping with its theme of ‘Come Experience the World’, GV will showcase more than 75 countries through 27 new pavilions. Each pavilion showcases the country or region’s most beautiful monuments and landmarks with new and distinctive facades, plus cultural performances.
Stunt shows, carnivals, concerts, and much more will keep you going back for more. Take the whole family and don’t forget to take lots of pictures. The park will operate till April 7th, 2018, for a total of 158 days, give or take a few, from 4.00 pm – 12.00 am, Saturday to Wednesday, and from 4.00pm – 1.00am on Fridays, Thursdays and public holidays. Mondays are dedicated to families and women only. For more, visit www.globalvillage.ae.
The food truck movement that started it all is back! As the weather starts to get cooler, Truckers DXB is all set to drive around the different Emirates, until December 23rd. The third season brings new, additional fun elements to the concept.
In addition to a roster of homegrown food trucks serving authentic dishes put together in a ‘backyard party’ experience in Emirates Golf Club and Abu Dhabi Golf Club, guests can get meals on wheels from different parts of town while enjoying a carnival environment at Ibn Battuta or watching the sport of kings along with the elite at Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club. Participating food trucks are: Calle Tacos, Swag, The Shebi, Casa Latina, Kono Pizza, Wingsters, Frings, Hotboxx, Wokinaki, Tandem, Sirloin & Sons, Moshi, and Yumtingz, to name a few.
All Truckers DXB events are open to families of all ages. For information on dates, locations, timings and costs, please visit https://www.truckers.ae/.
Rise to the challenge
Sit back and relax as the little ones are busy playing. Enjoy live performances of all kinds, or participate if you want to. Watch the sun setting in the horizon and take one of the most Instagram-worthy images in the city at Dubai Creek Harbour.
Rise at Dubai Creek Harbour is back, featuring fun-filled activities for all the family to enjoy – a showcase of live performances, unique food concepts, workshops, kids’ activities and a varied pop up market. The magnificent skyline gives you a glimpse of what is set to be Dubai’s next frontier for lifestyle. For more information about performances, visit https://risedubaicreekharbour.com/this-month.
Visit Dubai Parks and Resorts
You can spend a good couple of days here. So, checking into the Lapita Hotel for an overnight stay might be a good idea. The development offers something for all ages. The little ones can get all creative at Legoland Dubai, while the slightly older ones may enjoy the many attractions at Motiongate Dubai. Visit Bollywood Parks for a taste of all things India, or beat the heat at Legoland Water Park.
Adults can leave the kids behind and indulge in a culinary adventure at Riverland, and with the many fabulous deals they offer, you can end up saving a ton on a super fun weekend. For more, visit www.DubaiParksandResorts.com.