Christmas in Amman is the time of year when Santa comes to visit from the North Pole. And you’ll find him everywhere. Seriously, that guy is more omnipresent than traffic jams. If you’re looking to get into the holiday spirit, the Tip n’ Tag Team has you covered with this list of Xmas events.
Christmas Market @ The Boulevard
December 19 – 31 @ 5:00 p.m.
You might remember celebrating Christmas at The Boulevard in the years past, but this time, they’ve upped the ante. Expect to see Santa Clause zip-lining across the pedestrian walk, and have a go at the snow slide while you’re at it.
Christmas Carols & Art @ Manara Arts & Culture
December 20 @ 10:30 a.m.
Family bonding is what any seasonal holiday is about. Grab your little ones and huddle around the arts and crafts table at Manara this Friday, and enjoy a warm Christmas carols performance.
Price: 5 JD | Ages 4 and above
How CLSTR Stole Christmas @ CLSTR
December 20 @ 9:30 p.m.
The Grinch, who? CLSTR is the one that stole Christmas this year. Join other glamorous club rats in a night full of cheer, and dance to tunes by Marwan K, and Mini-B playing back to back with DJ Base.
Price: 15 JD | At the door
An Old & Gold Christmas @ District
December 21 @ 8:00 p.m.
Take a musical journey back through time this Saturday at District, and enjoy your favorite Sinatra, Franklin, Fitzgerald and Armstrong tunes! Don’t miss out on the live cooking station.
Price: A La Carte
For reservations call: +962770017517
TUNESday X-Mas Edition @ Zorba Rooftop
December 24 @ 8:00 p.m.
A call to all naughty kids out there, Zorba is celebrating Christmas the proper way this Tuesday. Make sure to grab your list of wishes and throw it on the dance floor, because Santa ain’t coming when those DJs be slaying.
Price: 5 JD
Christmas Eve Dinner @ The Winemaker | Le Container
December 24 @ 8:00 p.m.
Christmas in Amman is all about the wine and dine experience. Where better to have either one than at The Winemaker’s very own Le Container? Scroll through their event details to see what’s on the menu!
Price: 30 JD | All inclusive
Gingerbread Decorating Party @ The Boulevard Arjaan
December 21 @ 5:00 p.m.
Gingerbread is a popular December staple, and your kids will get to decorate their own gingerbread houses at The Boulevard Arjaan’s Cafe Margaux. Grab an apron and get in on the fun!
Price: 10 JD | For one child
15 JD | For two children
25 JD | For three children
Christmas Night 1990 @ Dead Sea
December 23 @ 6:00 p.m.
Take a nostalgic trip down 90’s lane at the Dead Sea this Monday. RetroWave are hosting a party at a farm in the area, blasting classics from your favorite era. Leave your cars in Amman, Tipsters!
Price: 10 JD | Includes one free drink
Christmas Eve Party @ Zorba Restaurant
December 24 @ 9:00 p.m.
Rainbow Street’s Zorba is throwing its own bash on Christmas Eve. Spinning tunes will be DJ Besso, accompanied by Rami Haddad. Attendees are promised plenty of surprises – here’s hoping it’s another Santa sighting!
Price: 10 JD | Early birds
15 JD | At the door
Christmas Day Lunch @ Cafe Italia
December 25 @ 1:00 p.m.
What better way to celebrate Christmas than with a proper feast? From delicious international dishes and carving stations, to a wide variety of desserts, Cafe Italia is going big for lunch this Wednesday!
Price: 23++ JD | Per Person
*50% off for kids aged 6 – 12
Christmas Feast @ Trattoria
December 25 @ 2:00 p.m.
Are you planning on eating out this Christmas? Trattoria is hosting a four-course meal with live entertainment for you to be merry in every way.
Price: 27.5++ JD
Christmas Eve Dinner @ Movenpick Dead Sea
December 25 @ 6:30 p.m.
Don’t want to celebrate Christmas in Amman? Take a road trip down to the Dead Sea, where you’ll be served dinner with delicious turkey cuts, roasts, and oh-so many pies at the Movenpick.
Price: 25 JD | Adults
12.5 JD | Children between the ages of 6 and 12
Free| Children under the age of 5
Keep yourselves warm, Tipsters!
The Tip n’ Tag Team
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I happened to be at the Dead Sea Spa for their Bazzar. While it might not be worth a drive out there, unless you are looking to warm up a bit, it was not bad!