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The Weekender – The Christmas Special 2017

Do you hear that? The sound of rustling wrapping paper, carols being sung out in the car, recipes being shared & lots of laughter. Who doesn’t LOVE Christmas?! Need to wrap up your Christmas shopping, find the best spot for Christmas lunches, dinners or just party through the Christmas joy? The Tip n’ Tag Team have your back. We’ve explored the best of Amman when it comes to Christmas related affairs and have come up with a list we’re sure you’re going to love! Embrace the spirit and indulge in that Christmassy-joy. Happy Holidays Tipsters!


Christmas Parade in Jordan

A festive Christmas parade coming all the way from Bethlehem, will be serenading the streets of Jordan spreading them with love and marvelous Christmas cheer.

Abdali: Friday 15th 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. | Madaba: Sunday 17th 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.| Fuheis: Wednesday 20th 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. | Hussein Park: Friday 22nd 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Entry: Free

Swiss Christmas Market at Amman Rotana Hotel

Swiss cheese and chocolate? Who can resist? Mark your calendars for the first Swiss Christmas market in Amman.

Thursday 14th 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. | Friday – Saturday 15th, 16th 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Entry: Free

Winter Market by Grand Hyatt Amman

Fun and excitement awaits you and your loved ones. Head down to The Winter Market and enjoy all it offers from handmade products, music, and entertainment to delicious winter food, drinks and kids activities.

Thursday 14th | 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Friday 15th & Saturday 16th | 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Entry: 2 JD including a hot drink

Christmas Bazaar at Villa Maza

From hand-crafted items and Christmas gifts to baked goodies and fun for the kids. Let the festive season begin with a bag full of Christmas joy.

Friday 15th to Saturday 16th | 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Entry: 2 JD

Noel Christmas Bazaar at The Regency Palace Hotel

Prepare to see the halls of the Regency Palace Hotel transformed into a magical winter wonderland. One that will be bringing you booths offering everything from artisanal foods and home-made products to arts and even locally designed clothes.

Friday 15th – Saturday 16th | 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Entry: Free

Al Lweibdeh Bazaar at Lweibdeh View Gallery

Focusing on local artists and their work showcases, this special bazaar is everything you need to get that Christmas spirit going.

Friday 15th – Saturday 16th | 10:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Entrance fee: Free

Christmas at The Boulevard

In the heart of Amman, you will find a decorative walkway full of delights and joy, so grab your loved ones, head down to The Boulevard and be engulf yourself in the Christmas cheer.

Thursday 7th – Jan Saturday 6th | Sun – Thur 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. & Fri – Sat 1:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Entry: 2 JD

Christmas Open House at Beit Shams

Prepare for a wonderful Christmas with Beit Shams’ annual Christmas Open House at their new home in Jabal Amman. Shop from a wide selection of signature handcrafted wreaths, Christmas decorations, and exquisite arrangements.

Thursday 14th – Thursday 18th 2018 | Sat – Thur 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. & Fri 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Entry: Free


Joyeux Noël at Tipsy Cow

Had a delicious Christmas meal? Great! Dance those extra calories away and enjoy happy hour all day long. Sure does sound like a Merry Christmas.

Monday 25th | 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Entry: Free

10 Days to Christmas at Bar on Four

Friday 15th | 8:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

Can’t Wait for Christmas? Get the festivities started early at the marvelous Bar on Four. Celebrate the Christmas season with DJs Raed, Marwan K, and special offers on Stoli Vodka, Bayou Rum Bottles and Shots all night.

Friday 15th | 8:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

Entry: This event is invitation only

Rock Night at Good Pub

Why celebrate Christmas the traditional way, when you can rock n’ roll your carols? Head down to the Good Pub, get your rock on with SIC Band and Luis and the Amigos.

Friday 15th | 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Entry: Free ( First come, first serve)

12 Nights to Christmas at Hackmanite

What’s brighter than everyone’s favorite time of the year to rock the night away? Start blowing up bushels of fun until Christmas is here with 12 nights of joy, offers, and celebrations.

Thursday 14th – Monday 25th | 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Sunday 24th | 5:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Entry: Free

Christmas with Pinewood Rift at Sekrab

Friday 22nd | 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Pinewood Rift are here to get that Christmas Spirit going. Bring on the celebrations and dance the night away to the best of country music and everyone’s favorite Christmas tunes!

Friday 22nd | 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Entry: 10 JD

Tasting Room Christmas Party at Carakale Brewing Company

Put on your Christmas sweaters, grab your favorite Christmas food and prepare to attend the coolest Christmas party ever!

Saturday 16th | 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Entry: Free


Christmas Dinner at Ten Zero One

Nothing says Christmas like a mouth watering feast! From various appetizers to exquisite mains and wines, indulge in a magical dinner that will have your taste buds asking for more.

Friday 22nd | 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Entry: 35 JD / Person

Christmas Eve Wine & Dine at Cinco De Mayo

Enjoy a splendid dinner, two glasses of wine and Christmas entertainment within the cozy ambiance of Cinco De Mayo.

Sunday 24th | 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Entry: 28 JD++

Festive Chic Friday at Nur

Chic Friday is back with a Festive twist! Indulge in a gastronomic journey combined with a day full of entertainment including the spectacular Dozan Wa Awtar group, activities for the little ones, and the presence of Mr. Santa Claus himself!

Friday 22nd | 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Entry: 39 JD including local beer and wine

Brazilian Christmas Party at Nena Brazilian Bistro & Grill

Christmas parties have never been this good! Head down to Nena Brazilian Bistro for a lively Christmas party, featuring great music, delicious handcrafted cocktails, and a festive atmosphere.

Thursday 21st | 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Entry: 15 JD including a welcoming drink

Greek Christmas Do at Intercontinental

For the love of all that is Greek, join other Ammanis in an original Greek Christmas party. Savor the flavors of the Greek and Mediterranean cuisines with a satisfying buffet and then dance to the best of Greek, English, and Arabic music with DJ Madness. You can bring your own alcohol but expect to pay corkage of 10-15 JD.

Thursday 14th | 9:00 p.m.

Entry: 30 JDs including soft drinks

Have yourself a merry little Christmas!

Lemur Love,

The Tip n’ Tag Team