This Friday, Al Seef Creek Festival lights up with an extraordinary winter experience showcasing viral Anooki installations, the tallest festive tree in the Middle East, live performances and much more
Al Seef Creek Festival
Al Seef, the breathtaking lifestyle destination where Dubai’s past meets its present, is making spirits bright this winter season with the vivacious Al Seef Creek Festival, which brings great hustle and bustle to the waterfront.
39-metre-high festive tree in Dubai
The destination putt on an ultra-special show featuring family entertainment, live performances, an old-world souk and artisanal market, and a jaw-dropping 39-metre-high festive tree.
Against the backdrop of the city’s old town, cheerful performances, activities, and entertainment abound. Here are all the brilliant experiences that await you when you visit:
- Come and witness the grandeur of the tallest festive tree in the Middle East, standing at an impressive 39 meters. This magnificent tree, adorned with over 30,000 ornaments and illuminated by more than 6,800 LED lights, will light up with dazzling decorations, brilliant baubles, and twinkling tinsel on December 22 at 6 PM. Santa and his elves have already RSVP-ed to all the festivities and promised a memorable performance leading up to the main event, and a talented choir will charm audiences with classic holiday tunes.
- The world-renowned Anooki characters have arrived amid their world tour to captivate audiences. The larger-than-life inflatable installations have charmed the world with their inspirational messages of friendship and protecting the environment. Drawing inspiration from their surroundings, the Anooki have turned Al Seef into their own magical playground, hanging off its buildings and playing with its iconic architecture to bring joy to all who visit.
- Al Seef Creek Festival roars through the waterfront destination with cultural and educational activities, family entertainment, and exclusive dining and shopping offers. Enjoy live performances by talented artists and browse handicrafts, jewellery, fashion and homeware by grassroots businesses and homegrown artisans at an authentic Emirati souk and street market.
- Transforming Al Seef into a dazzling canvas of light and neon, discover brilliant messages of positivity and inspiration as part of Dubai Lights – from throughout Al Seef’s old-world architecture all the way to the abras on the creek.
With its unique blend of Dubai’s rich past and multicultural present, Al Seef is home to a breadth of retail and dining concepts, from traditional Arab perfumeries selling oud to local and international food concepts lining the waterfront.