Winter Wonderland on Al Maryah Island Is Back

Winter Wonderland on Al Maryah Island Is Back

Imagine December

Celebrate the holiday season on Al Maryah Island, as the promenade is transformed into a winter village set to entertain visitors with exciting shows and performances.

Guests will be entertained with outdoor festive activities such as Penguin Sledding Reindeer, Ring Toss, Spin the Wheel and many more. Young visitors will also get the chance to skate at the ice rink, cuddle up for a Christmas story at the fireside story station, and play with snow at the snow zone.

Live performances throughout the 14-day festival will keep the whole family entertained including professional dance troupes and spectacular group singing performances. This year, the show line-up includes Candy Cane Lane, Yeti Funk, Festive Fun Land, Nutcracker and Frozen.

Guests will be entertained with activities such as a Tube Slide and Snow Zone. There will be an ice rink and families will be able try curling and unleash their creative skills by making reindeer hats and candle decorating. Live performances throughout the 14-day festival.

Share your experiences on social media throughout the festival using #AlMaryahIsland

COVID-19 Precautions:

  • Use the Green Pass protocols
  • Wearing mask is mandatory
  • Social Distancing must be maintained

What's on

Yeti Funk!

Saturdays, Sundays 19:45
Tuesdays 18:30
Thursdays 22:15

A frosty dream of magical wonders and surprises! Catch your favorite characters, dance and sing along in a wintry wonderland!

Candy Cane Lane!

Sundays 18:00
Wednesdays 19:45
Thursdays 18:30
Fridays 19:30
Saturdays 21:00

A Stripetastic fun filled festive flare showcase with top hatting candy canes, grooving tricking peppermints and salsa sleigh ride sequins!


Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays 17:15
Thursdays 21:00
Fridays 16:30
Saturdays 18:30

A stunning show production with your favorite Frozen characters, and movie tunes! Sing along with Elsa, dance with Anna and even spot Olaf in the magical frosty production!

The Nutcracker!

Sundays 16:45
Mondays, Wednesdays 18:30
Thursdays, Saturdays 17:00
Fridays 20:45

Was it real or all a dream! A land of wonders, marching soldiers, cheeky gingerbreads, mischievous mice and more!

Festive Funland!

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 19:45
Fridays 22:00
Saturdays 22:15

Oh so spectacular! An ultimate feel good festive funland! With cheeky elves, cha cha trees, naughty toys, marching girls, and more! Maybe even a grooving Santa… come and find out and explore!

Activities & Workshops

  • Tube slide – 10dhs
  • Snow Zone – 10dhs
  • Curling – 10dhs
  • Slapshot – 10dhs
  • Ice Rink – 20dhs
  • Snow Globe – 10dhs
  • Reindeer Hat – 10dhs
  • Festive Room Fragrance – 10dhs
  • Candle Decorating – 10dhs
  • Hook a Duck – 10dhs
  • Reindeer Ring Toss – 10dhs
  • Buzz Wire – 10dhs
  • Santa’s Little Helper – 10dhs

Step inside The Galleria Al Maryah Island for holiday fun from December 9 - 25, and enjoy a wide variety of fun and festive activities for the entire family.

Meet & Greet with Santa at his Winter Village

Level 3, Central Kitchens
Walk through a snow capped forest with plenty of photo opportunities before meeting Santa Claus in his sleigh, and receive a digital photo of this timeless moment. Visit: to book.

Letters to Santa

Level 3, Central Kitchens & Level 2, in front of Caboodle
Tell us why you’ve been good, and your wishes could come true! Bring your little ones to any of our Letters to Santa stations and post your festive wish list. Daily wishes will be granted.

Spectacular Décor

Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit with our Insta-worthy décor. From Santa and his reindeer soaring through the Central Atrium, to giant red baubles and nutcracker men, there’s a perfect photo opportunity at every corner.

Shop & Dine

The Galleria Al Maryah Island is the premier lifestyle destination in the capital. With exceptional shopping, dining and leisure pursuits, this is where you can enjoy life’s sheer pleasures

Live & Stay

Al Maryah Island is home to two five-star world-class hotels including Rosewood Abu Dhabi and Four Seasons hotel Abu Dhabi

Health & Wellness

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is a multi-specialty world-class hospital that provides direct access to the world’s best healthcare providers in the UAE

Sales & Leasing

Abu Dhabi Global Market Square is the commercial center of Al Maryah Island and is home to various blue-chip companies and local, regional and international institutions.