5 things to do today: Visit the festive market at The Galleria or experience Frozen at Ski Dubai

Our daily round-up of things to do including experiencing Frozen at Ski Dubai, visiting the festive market at The Galleria, treating a friend or loved one to the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature special gift box, enjoying the performance City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra: A Space Symphony and catching the final performance of The Nutcracker.
The festive market at The Galleria. Courtesy The Galleria
The festive market at The Galleria. Courtesy The Galleria

Experience the fun and festivity of a winter wonderland at Ski Dubai, inspired by the Disney film Frozen and featuring traditional Nordic chalets where shoppers can enjoy face-painting and treats, plus singalong sessions and arts and crafts. And true to the movie theme, you can build a snowman. From 5pm, Dh225, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, www.skidxb.com

Visit the festive market at The Galleria. Decorated with twinkling lights, and Christmas tree, the holiday bazaar consists of 16 kiosks offering traditional treats, gingerbread decoration stations and a snowball park where kids can make snow angels. You can also meet Santa in his grotto. From 4 to 10pm, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, 02 616 6999, www.thegalleria.ae

Treat a friend or loved one to the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature special gift box. It comes with a gift voucher and instructions to register for the festival membership, which entitles the bearer to discounted ticket purchase, access to the lounge and more. From Dh199 for the single membership; Dh349 for a couple membership and Dh549 for a friends plus membership, which includes two complimentary tickets to opening night. www.emirateslitfest.com 04 353 4002

Enjoy the performance City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra: A Space Symphony. For its second concert in the UAE and as part of the 2014-15 season of Abu Dhabi Classics, CBSO will present a film music programme based on the composer John Williams whose scores include Star Wars, Superman and ET. From 8pm, Al Jahili Fort, Al Ain, www.ticketmaster.ae

Catch the final performance of The Nutcracker, a traditional holiday show as performed by The Moscow City Ballet. From 6pm, Dh450 when four gold tickets are purchased together, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, www.ticketmaster.ae

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Published: December 16, 2014 04:00 AM

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