On the day your kids can come and tell Santa exactly what they want for Christmas and with help from Santa's little elves, they'll even get a little present from the big man himself! Let them experience Santa's grotto as though they were in the North Pole themselves.
There's something for everyone!
Test Drive to WIN!
Infiniti will be bringing an authentic Infiniti Redbull Racing Formula 1 car & you can have your picture taken in it. This is a great one for both young and old F1 fans! And if you're a true F1 fanatic test drive a Q50 at the fair and be entered into a draw to win a driving lesson from Vettel & other ace prizes.
Watch the Polo Match
If you have never had the chance to witness a polo match before, now's your chance at our Festive Family Fair. Featuring some of the best male and female polo players in the country, they will battle out on the polo field for the big trophy at the end. The best part? Divot stomping at the end of the game!
Any active girls and boys that love kicking a ball around will have a blast on the Soccer Kids pitch. They can run around, score a goal and have a blast while you take a break on the gorgeous grass and watch.
Grab a New Book
This year we will be hosting Dubai based authors Alexander McNabb and Rachel Hamilton at the Festive Family Fair. Come and meet them and get an autographed book; the perfect gift for a loved one this Christmas!
We have once again invited Dubai's crafters to take part in the Festive Family Fair. We are excited to showcase the talents of Dubai's biggest enthusiasts. This year we have it all; jewellery, bird houses, clothing, toys and much, much more!
We're constantly growing here at EW, and we really want to keep in touch with our members. So while at our Festive Family Fair, we'd love it if you could use our hashtag across social media to show us what you're up to, what you've done during the day and your overall experiences!
About the Festive Family Fair
This year's Festive Family Fair promises to be bigger and better than ever and best of all – it's FREE!! There'll be loads to see and do this year, and if you aren't taking the little ones to have their faces painted, you can get freebies and goodie bags from our amazing clients – they'll be having raffle prizes on the day too. Hubby can sit down and have a cold one while you're shopping up a storm. Don't forget to visit Santa or watch the Polo match near the end of the day. The ExpatWoman Festive Family Fair will be kicking off this festive season with a bang.
Date: 8th November Address: The Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club Time: 10:30-4:30
Everyone is welcome!! We regret that no pets are allowed.
This January the 2015 Mubadala World Tennis Championship is heading to the Abu Dhabi International Tennis Complex from 1st to 3rd January, and will see the likes of Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic lead the 2015 player line up. Prepare for world-class action combined with contagious cheers, which offer up an electric atmosphere that will start from the very first ball on the opening day of the Championship.
Beauty and the Beast
Disney's classic, Beauty and the Beast is visiting the UAE as part of their first ever international tour! Have the chance to watch a tale as old as time live on stage between October 30th and November 8th, 2014 at the dU Forum, Yas Island.
It's Recipe Month!
At all our coffee mornings this month, we urge you to bring along your recipes to share with each other, and if you give it to your host - your recipe might even be loaded onto our ExpatWoman Foodie site! Check out our Foodie pages for lots of ideas, too!
Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Groups's unique package is a fantastic non-invasive solution to a rejuvenated, youthful look!
ON EXPATWOMAN THIS WEEK
Here's the latest updates and news regarding traffic fines and violations in Abu Dhabi. Vehicles involved in minor accidents must be removed, as Abu Dhabi police are clamping down on those who do not follow this rule.
Relaxation is the key to transforming the way we look, move, think and feel. Go and enjoy a full service female beauty center, where clients are always pampered!
If your family or friends are coming to visit, here's the information you need to know about their visit visas, where and how to get one and what they need to provide.
Noone looks forward to the terrible twos, a developmental stage that usually begins sometime in the toddler years. Here's some EW advice on how to handle these a-littlle-more difficult years.
Whether it's for a business meeting or a quick bite to eat during the afternoon, take a look at all these great lunch places you can visit across Dubai and Abu Dhabi. From Mediterranean, to steak, to fish, there's something to choose for everyone out of our EW list!
Why don't you try...
A weekend roast is probably something most expats miss, so indulge in a special Saturday Roast at Sofitel The Palm's Porterhouse throughout October, and bask in a pleasant and easy ambiance each week for just AED 180!
This lovely restaurant honours the breadth of traditional Greek cuisine by bringing fresh, wholesome cooking from all regions of Greece to a contemporary, comfortable and upbeat Dubai. You'll feel as though you've been transported straight to Greece!
Head down to Al Badia Golf Club in Dubai Festival City THIS weekend, as they are holding a special Ryder Cup themed Spikes Weekend Buffet, which will feature dishes from Gleneagles as well as their usual offerings. From 10.30am until 4pm!
Right in the heart of Dubai Festival City, and in the most ambitious and iconic waterfront lifestyle developments, the InterContinental stands tall on the famous Dubai Creek. With four restaurants and two bars, there's something for everyone!
Everyone loves a cheesecake, but this pumpkin variety will impress even the toughest dessert critic! Plus, it's a great opportunity to take advantage of fall's ingredients.
A lot of people love a good butter chicken curry... And this one can be made in a hurry! Forget the takeaways or the microwave meals, who needs them when you can make this from scratch!
Minted Honey Yoghurt Cutlets
Juicy lamb cutlets always make a quick and easy supper dish to share with family or friends, and this simple marinade makes them particularly taste, especially served with crunchy potato wedges and tender broccoli!
Looking for a quick tea for you and the kids, but don't want to rely on frozen bites? Never fear! These healthy chicken nuggets are great for the whole family, and don't take long to prepare and cook.
Trout, Apple & Dill Potato Salad
This light summer dish combines delicate trout, with aromatic dill and a fresh crunch of apple... A refreshing change for the summer months!
This delicious pale green soup has a delicate flavour, and is a lovely light dish for a hot day. It's smooth, creamy and is especially tasty with a dollop of creme frech on the top with chives. Give it a try!