There aren’t enough hours in the day to celebrate Christmas, that’s why the festivities start towards the beginning of December. Every year, the Tip n’ Tag Team provides you with a Christmas Special, and this year is no exception. If you’re looking for things to do with your friends, parents or kids, now’s the time to get that quality time with them. Christmas is coming to stay.
Swiss Christmas Market 2018 @ Amman Rotana
December 13 – 15 @ 11:00 a.m.
Thinking about Christmas takes your imagination to a snow-filled village; well lit and warm. The Swiss Winter Wonderland at Amman Rotana brings you one step closer to that visual and sound. Wander through the wooden chalets, to the sounds of Christmas carols and immerse yourself in the Swiss village market experience. For more info, click here.
Tree Tales @ Zara Centre
December 13 – 14 @ 5:00 p.m.
Christmas is a time for family bonding, and one place you can do that is at a bazaar. These heavenly markets allow you to relax with a warm cup of coffee in your hands, while your kids enjoy an activity. Tree Tales offers Christmas Tree Workshops for your younglings, cookies and cupcakes and all the good things you expect to experience this festive time of the year.
Price: 1 JD
Christmas Carnival @ Dunes Club
December 13 – 15 @ 5:00 p.m.
Face painting, pony rides and a magic show are three of the many interesting activities you’ll get to entertain your kids with at Dunes. This year’s Christmas Carnival brings you a weekend filled with engaging treats to pamper your little ones with. Between the live carolers, DJs, Christmas Bazaar and food stations alone, you’ll be sure to make the most of it. For more info, click here.
Price: 10 JD per adult
15 JD per child
Christmas Party @ Institut Francais de Jordanie
December 13 @ 3:00 p.m.
Storyteller Shalabieh Al-Hakawatieh will start off the afternoon with Christmas storytelling in French, Arabic and English. Her act will be followed up with snacks, a Christmas decoration workshop by Waragami Team and a puppet show. The day will conclude with Christmas songs interpreted by Beytouna choir. For registration, click here.
Price: 5 JD for the first child
3 JD for every additional child
Free for adults
Capital Christmas Dinner Fundraising Party @ Opera House
December 14 @ 8:00 p.m.
Rotary Capital is hosting a fundraising dinner party to support Gift of Life, a charitable association that provides underprivileged children with critically needed open-heart surgeries. This fundraiser will include a grand live show of 7 singers performing in Italian, French, Arabic and other languages. Along with the performances you’ll be able to enjoy an appetizing dinner buffet, Christmas decorations and generous happy hour offerings on drinks to top it all off.
Price: 60 JD per person
Christmas Carols & Tree Lighting @ Sheraton
December 15 @ 7:00 p.m.
There aren’t enough tree lighting ceremonies you can attend in a lifetime, let alone in a month. If you haven’t yet seen the big enchanting show, this is your chance at it. Sheraton is kicking off their Christmas celebrations for this year with an intimate tree lighting ceremony this Saturday. Prepare for sensory relaxation as you watch the sparkling fairy-lights while listening to calming carols.
Christmas Party @ Funtastic Kids Center
December 15 @ 4:00 p.m.
Funtastic Kids Center has found Mrs. Clause and managed to invite her, Santa and the Musical Elves to this Christmas Party. Join them with your kids in an afternoon of face painting, dancing, and more to celebrate the spirit of this season. Meals, giveaways and surprises are included for parents and children. For more info, click here.
Price: 15 JD per child
2 JD per adult
Citadel Wine & Cheese @ The Winemaker
December 17 @ 8:30 p.m.
Wine and cheese are a pair never to be missed out on. Join the Rotary Citadel in a refined evening of delectable flavors and prepare yourself for the festivities awaiting you this Christmas. This eventful evening promises to be as delicious and intimate as it is giving. The proceeds of this event will go to fund further community projects. For more info, click here.
Price: 25 JD per person
Christmas with HarfousH @ The Nub
December 17 @ 10:00 p.m.
If you like listening to the powerful influence of Jazz, you’ll love everything about this evening. HarfousH, an esteemed Egyptian jazz vocalist and entertainer is gracing the floor at the Nub this Saturday. Put on a vintage statement piece and order that glass of spirits. You’ll want to go all out.
Price: 15 JD per person
Christmas at the Boulevard 2018 @ The Boulevard
December 13 – 31 @ 12:00 p.m.
Every year, you hear about the Boulevard outdoing itself with its Christmas decorations. This year is no exception. If you haven’t yet seen what the hype is all about, you’ve still got time to do so. Christmas is here to stay till the dawning of the new year, and brings with it children’s workshops, live entertainment and a fun filled outdoor market for you and your kids to enjoy.
Keep yourselves warm, Tipsters!
The Tip n’ Tag Team