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The magic of winter comes alive in Ras Al Khaimah with the Festive Winter Market. This enchanting event captures the essence of local culture and flavors, offering a delightful experience for residents and tourists alike. Let’s dive into this immersive celebration.
Get the authentic taste of local cuisines, traditional apparels and accessories, handicrafts, kids play area or just walk in the festive decorations.
- Local ladies cooking and serving authentic Arabic delicacies, sweets and snacks
- Traditional handicrafts exhibited and sold by local craftsmen
- Various apparels, electronics, furnishings and gift items
- Kids play area, pirate boat, and bouncing castle
- Your favorite ice-cream, Karak, Arabic coffee and a variety of snacks
- There is a huge open area with comfortable seating arrangements for diners
- There is a big stage that showcases cultural dance and music shows in the evening
- The whole market is beautifully decorated with lights
Timing: 5 pm to 12 am
Experience Authentic Local Cuisines
Savour the Taste of Tradition: The Festive Winter Market is a treasure trove of authentic Arabic delicacies. Local ladies are at the heart of this culinary experience, cooking and serving traditional dishes, sweets, and snacks. From aromatic Karak tea to rich Arabic coffee, your taste buds are in for a treat.
A Culinary Journey: Explore a variety of local flavors, from mouthwatering kebabs to delectable desserts. Whether you’re a food enthusiast or looking to try something new, this market has it all.
Explore Traditional Handicrafts
Craftsmanship on Display: The market is a haven for art and craftsmanship. Local artisans showcase their talent by exhibiting and selling traditional handicrafts. From intricately woven textiles to intricately designed jewelry, these items make for unique souvenirs or gifts.
Supporting Local Artisans: By purchasing these handmade crafts, you not only take home a piece of Ras Al Khaimah’s culture but also support the local artisans who pour their heart and soul into their creations.
Shop for Apparel, Electronics, and More
Retail Therapy: If shopping is your passion, you won’t be disappointed. The Festive Winter Market offers a diverse range of items, including clothing, electronics, furnishings, and gift items. Whether you’re looking for stylish clothing or unique home decor, you’re sure to find something that catches your eye.
Local Treasures: Many of the products available here are sourced locally, providing you with an opportunity to discover hidden gems and take home a piece of Ras Al Khaimah’s vibrant market scene.
Kids’ Play Area: Bring your little ones along, as there’s a dedicated kids’ play area. Let them explore the pirate boat or bounce around in the castle. It’s a safe and enjoyable space for children to have fun.
Ice Cream Delights: Don’t forget to treat yourself and your family to your favorite ice cream and snacks. Indulge in sweet delights while enjoying the festive atmosphere.
Relaxation and Entertainment
Comfortable Seating: The market boasts a vast open area with comfortable seating arrangements. Take a break from exploring, sit back, and soak in the ambiance while enjoying your meal or a hot beverage.
Cultural Performances: As the evening sets in, head over to the big stage where cultural dance and music shows take center stage. It’s a perfect way to immerse yourself in the local culture and traditions.
A Visual Delight
Mesmerizing Decorations: The Festive Winter Market is not just about food and shopping; it’s a visual delight. The entire market is beautifully decorated with lights, creating a magical atmosphere that enhances your overall experience.
Location and Timings
Location: Festive Winter Market at Al Qassimi Corniche, Opposite Tim Hortons, Ras Al Khaimah. It’s a convenient and accessible location for everyone.
Market Hours: 8th Dec to 7th Jan: 4pm to 12 am
Al Qassimi Corniche, Opposite Tim Hortins, Ras Al Khaimah