It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The Galleria Al Maryah Island is the place to be this festive season! Step into a world of unparalleled experiences as community’s favorite destination transforms into a spectacular Winter Wonderland. Running until 26 December 2020, here’s what The Galleria has in store this festive season!
Mail to: The North Pole
Little ones can send Santa a letter with all the reasons they should be on the good list this year. With a wish list of their most-coveted gifts from their favourite stores at The Galleria. Located in the Winter Village on Ground Level or Central Kitchens on Level 3, little ones can take part in the ‘Letters to Santa’ activation and post letters to the North Pole early! Children of all ages stand a chance to have their wish come true; 10 lucky children will have a wish come true wish on a weekly basis at The Galleria.
Awaken Your Senses at the Festive Themed Sensory Rooms
It’s beginning to smell a lot like the holidays. Located on the Link Bridge, Level 2 by the food court, guests can look forward to visiting the joyful festive sensory rooms, embellished with candy canes, gingerbread, and cinnamon sticks. Bringing to Abu Dhabi the true essence of the winter season! Family and friends can immerse themselves in delightful aromas bound to put anyone in the festive mood. Look out for the friendly polar bears and snowmen, who provide a perfect backdrop to those festive selfies to send family around the world.
A Winter Wonderland EXTRAVAGANZA
Known for the captivating Winter Wonderland adorned with sparkling lights, festive bells and stars, there’s no shortage of photography inspiration at The Galleria. Guests can look forward to posing by an extravagant nine-metre tree and a spectacular illuminated reindeer installation. Families will be immersed in the magic of the festive season with extraordinary seasonal décor. Santa and his reindeer soar above the Central Atrium. While giant baubles at the entrance provide the perfect backdrop for a new bank of insta-worthy shots, videos and timeless memories – no filter needed.
Shop till you drop at The Galleria’s Winter Sale
This one is an unmissable shopping spree.
Guests can spoil their loved ones with inspired gifts and bespoke pieces from The Galleria’s wide array of offers including; high street brands such as Zara, H&M, much loved brands such as Books Kinokuniya and Virgin Megastore, luxury brands such as Chanel and Dior, and exclusive brands like American Rag, Kendall + Kylie and Abercrombie & Fitch. The Galleria is where it’s at for festive gifting this winter! Running in tandem with Winter Wonderland is Retail Abu Dhabi’s ‘Abu Dhabi Shopping Season’, set to take place from 10 December 2020 until 14 February 2021. Here shoppers can take advantage of unbeatable sales and promotions and win some amazing prizes.
With a full calendar of seasonal celebrations, weekly activities and special events for the whole family, there’s always something to see and do #AtTheGalleria. Visitors of The Galleria are advised to play their part by wearing face masks, observing social distancing markers, sanitizing hands at all times and opting for contactless payments at all outlets and customer capacity limits.
Open on Saturday – Wednesday from 10 am to 10 pm and Thursday – Friday from 10 am to 12 am. The Galleria is located on Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi. For more information and updates on upcoming events, visit www.thegalleria.ae and follow The Galleria on Instagram and Facebook.
Find out more at https://www.thegalleria.ae/magazine/winterwonderland/
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