Enjoy a range of exciting festive celebrations and visit Santa’s Grotto in Dubai.

A Classic Christmas awaits you.  You can meet Santa, decorate gingerbread and shop for the festive season in Dubai.   The famous Santa’s Grotto is back this year, so celebrate this joyous occasion with friends and family by heading over to Wafi Mall.

The opening day on 7th December, 2017 will welcome the spirit of the season with an exceptional choir performance by the children of Dubai British School, Jumeirah Park from 5:00pm onwards. The event will be hosted by Kris Fade who will then accompany Santa to turn on the lights of the magical Christmas tree to mark the beginning of the celebrations.

Renowned for its yearly Santa’s Grotto, WAFI brings an animated display throughout the mall and this year patrons will see a simple and classic Christmas. The mall will enthrall visitors of all ages from December 7th -24th during mall opening hours with special timings as it gets busier. Children who visit Santa in his grotto will receive a cuddly soft toy, a framed photograph with Santa, a raffle coupon for a chance to win one of the two prizes with Lufthansa German Airlines and many more offers throughout the mall for only AED 60!

Tiny tots that visit the grotto can enjoy the free gingerbread decoration area where they can create their own festive edible goodies while patiently waiting to meet Santa! What’s more, the Festive Light and Sound Show that will run through this period facing the Pyramid’s entrance every evening at 8:00pm and 9:30pm.


Santa’s Grotto can be visited on the following days at the following time in Wafi Mall:

  • 7th December:                                            5:00pm onwards
  • 8th – 15th December:                                9:00am to 10:00pm
  • 16th – 24th December:                              8:30am to 10:30pm

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