Christmas is arriving early this year at the Andalus Al Seef Resort ‘Festive Extravaganza’ market, starring a magical Christmas tree lighting, fun kids’ activities, a visit from Santa Claus and all the joys and treasured traditions of the special period


Abu Dhabi- – Adding an extra boost of festive cheer and excitement, friends and families are invited to start the Christmas celebrations early this winter at The Walk at Andalus Al Seef Village Resort.

Those who spend all year counting down the days until Christmas time will be pleased to hear that they don’t have to wait any longer, thanks to the action-packed ‘Festive Extravaganza’ market that is bursting into life at the vibrant shopping, dining and lifestyle destination on Saturday, November 26.

Filled with festive activities for all the family, the special themed Christmas market provides the ideal opportunity for every guest to let their hair down, have some fun and start buying heart-felt gifts and presents ahead of the big day. Starring dozens of popular homegrown brands in a lively and welcoming pop-up market, shoppers are free to browse endless tempting fashion items, homemade jewellery, bespoke children’s wear, unique artisan food products and intricate arts and crafts.

Inviting everyone to enjoy the cool winter weather and thoroughly embrace the magical spirit of the season, the highlight of the event is sure to be the stunning Christmas tree lighting. Taking place on The Walk at Andalus Al Seef Resort, guests are encouraged to gather round and mark the official start of the Christmas period with a delicious hot chocolate and help us count down the seconds to its momentous, breathtakingly beautiful, illumination.

Providing endless special memories for little ones, kids are free to roll up their sleeves and try their hand at an array of engaging themed activities and crafts. Adding extra magic to the occasion, little ones will also have the chance to post their Christmas wish lists straight to Santa in the North Pole through the Andalus Christmas Post Box.

Just as children are thinking that their day couldn’t possibly get more thrilling, the man in red himself will also make a visit to the Christmas market. Allowing younger guests to live their dreams and meet Father Christmas in person, the afternoon is bound to be filled with charming unforgettable moments, heart-warming photo opportunities and everyone’s favourite sweet Christmas treats.

Angus Woodhead, General Manager at Al Seef Retail, said: “Everyone loves Christmas time, and so we decided to start the festive period a little early this year by hosting our unmissable ‘Festive Extravaganza’ market during the last weekend of November. The ideal way for families and friends to embrace the festive spirit, enjoy the cooler weather and get started on their Christmas shopping in a joyful and friendly environment, the market will be filled with amazing entertainment and enchanting activities that I’m sure guests of all ages will love. We all know that Christmas is a time for spreading love and good cheer, and nothing embodies this more perfectly than coming together for a night of tasty treats, enrapturing games and festive experiences at The Walk. The ‘Festive Extravaganza’ forms part of our on-going series of outdoor events. Between now and summer 2023 we will be hosting special pop-up Winter Markets, Ramadan Markets and more unmissable family-friendly celebrations. Please keep an eye on our social media channels for more details that will be announced very soon.”

Free to enter for all guests, the colourful pathways of The Walk at Andalus Al Seef Resort will be transformed into a Christmas winter wonderland for the ‘Festive Extravaganza’ from 2pm to 10pm on Saturday, November 26.



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