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The Daydreamer – How Bazaar!

The weather this November may be bizarrely warm, but don’t be fooled: the holiday season is right around the corner! Whether you need to load up on gifts for friends and family, or you’re just looking to treat yourself, now is the perfect time to shop your heart out. This week, bazaars and markets of all kinds are lighting up the town, offering up some unique finds and getting us in the festive spirit. Let the celebrations begin!

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The Gift Market @Four Seasons Amman

Sunday, November 20th – Monday, November 21st

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Don’t miss the final two days of The Gift Market at The Four Seasons, where you can find gifts for everyone you know and love. Browse through a large selection of home decor items, fashion apparel, stylish accessories, and delicious food. Along with products from local, Jordanian designers and entrepreneurs, The Gift Market features entire sections dedicated to Egyptian, Iraqi, and Lebanese goods.

Le French Marché @The Boulevard

Sunday, November 20th – Saturday, November 26th

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Put a Parisian twist on your early holiday shopping by paying a visit to Le French Marché, a weeklong event hosted by CAFRAJ – The French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Jordan. Take a stroll through The Boulevard and indulge in delightful French products, decadent French bites, and a wonderful array of live music.

Follow the hashtag #FrenchWeekJO on social media for the latest updates!

The Annual Christmas Bazaar @The Winemaker

Thursday, November 24th – Saturday, November 26th

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Stock up on all your holiday wines and spirits at The Winemaker’s Annual Christmas Bazaar. Enjoy a taste of Christmas while perusing The Winemaker’s extensive wine and spirit collection – all available at special prices!

Home Expo Jordan @Zara Expo

Thursday, November 24th – Saturday, November 26th

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If you’re looking for home decor inspiration, look no further than the first-ever Home Expo Jordan. The Kingdom’s leaders in home furnishings will all be gathered under one roof, displaying a massive array of furniture, textiles, electronics, bathroom tiles, kitchen fittings, and so much more. By the time you walk out of this expo, you’ll have all the creative inspiration you need to transform your house into the most stylish home around.

Friends of Jordan Annual Bazaar @Amman Marriott Hotel

Friday, November 25th at 10:00 a.m.

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The Friends of Jordan Society is hosting its annual holiday bazaar on Friday, and, as always, it’s an event that’s not to be missed! You’ll find some truly unique gifts and goodies, including a huge array of incredible handmade items. Your friends and loved ones will go crazy for these one-of-a-kind presents.

Shams Vintage Bags and Accessories Bazaar @Crowne Plaza Amman Hotel

Saturday, November 26th at 10:00 a.m.

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Want to indulge in priceless vintage finds and support a good cause? Then you won’t want to pass on the Shams Vintage Bags and Accessories Bazaar! Along with a massive selection of vintage bags, clothes, sunglasses, jewelry, and accessories, you’ll be able to snap up great local handicrafts. Best of all? The proceeds for the day will support a number of charitable causes.

Christmas Bazaar @Creative Art Center Amman

Saturday, November 26th – Saturday, December 10th

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If you’re looking for authentic, one-of-a-kind Christmas decorations and other bespoke seasonal items, look no further than the Creative Art Center’s first-ever Christmas Bazaar. For two weeks, you can visit CAC Amman to browse through an incredible selection of handmade works of art, from tree ornaments and angels to mugs and ceramic plates. You can even take a tour of the workshop to see how these beautiful holiday pieces are made!

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Thanksgiving Dinner @Najla’s Kitchen

Thursday, November 24th – Saturday, November 26th at 6:30 p.m.

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Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving feast with a local twist at Najla’s Kitchen. For three days in a row, you can head down to this tasty Jabal Weibdeh hotspot for a hearty Turkey dinner, including all the fixings.

Don’t forget to book in advance to reserve your spot!

Thanksgiving Night @32 North

Thursday, November 24th at 7:00 p.m.

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Stuff yourself like a turkey at the Grand Hyatt Amman’s sprawling Thanksgiving buffet. Book a table at 32 North on Thursday evening for an endless array of delicious dishes, live entertainment, and in-house music.

Price: 32 JD ++

A Delicious Thanksgiving @Cinco de Mayo

Friday, November 25th at 12:00 p.m.

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Show a little thanks and gratitude to your friends and family by treating them to a beautiful traditional Thanksgiving feast, including succulent roast turkey, porcini mushrooms, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, and pumpkin pie. Plus, the live entertainment will really help you get in the festive, holiday mood.

Price: 18 JD ++

Italian Cuisine Week @Romero Restaurant

Thursday, November 24th – Sunday, November 27th

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Head down to Romero to celebrate Italian Cuisine Week, and indulge in a special set menu designed to highlight Italy’s extraordinary culinary offerings. Chef Giandomenico Iorio will be serving up some of the most appetizing Italian fare around. Are you hungry yet? We are!

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Piano Recital: Orlando Bass and Rania Ejeilat @Al Hussein Cultural Center

Wednesday, November 23rd at 8:00 p.m.

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As part of CAFRAJ’s French Week, famed French pianist Orlando Bass will be performing in Amman, alongside Jordanian pianist Rania Ejeilat. This delightful recital is set to be a real treat for music lovers. You can buy your tickets at Turtle Green Tea Bar.

Price: 25 JD (Class A), 15 JD (Class B)

Ayah Marar & Hana Malhas @The Corner’s Pub

Friday, November 25th at 9:00 p.m.

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Freedom Music and The Corner’s Pub have some serious ear candy lined up for Friday night! Start off the evening with an awesome acoustic set by local favorite Hana Malhas, and then enjoy a rousing live performance by the one and only Ayah Marar.

Make sure you send your guest list to 079 587 7970 to reserve your spots for this exclusive event!

DJ Psiertje Boukhit @Canvas

Friday, November 25th at 9:00 p.m.

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All the way from Holland to Amman, DJ Psiertje Boukhit will be hitting the decks at Canvas on Friday, promising a high-energy night you won’t want to miss! Dance the night away to the killer beats of this awesome international artist.

Price: 10 JD

Have a festive week, Tipsters!

Lemur Love,

The Tip n’ Tag Team