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The music, movies and comedies you can see at DIFC Dubai this winter

If you’re looking for new entertainment options for the holiday season in Dubai, head to Gate Avenue at the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC).

The lifestyle destination launched Winter Vibes on Gate Avenue, an outdoor activation featuring weekly evenings of music, movies and comedy throughout the holiday season.

From December 10, 2020 to January 8, 2021, Winter Vibes takes place in the evening at Gate Avenue Promenade, Zone A, with live jazz music, alfresco dining, entertaining movies and stand-up comedians.

Jazz Garden
A seasonal celebration of live music and alfresco dining, Jazz Garden will feature live performances by some of the world’s best jazz artists every Thursday and Friday.

The venue saw live performances by Sylvia Howard last week, and on Thursday December 17th and Friday December 18th, music lovers will enjoy the beats of Roy Young.

Ronald Baker will take the stage the following weekend, December 24th and 25th for the greatest Jazz and Blues Christmas experience.

To ring in the New Year, Monique Thomas, a multifaceted singer who mixes jazz, soul, gospel and pop, will perform live on New Year’s Day and January 1, 2021.

Finally, Fabi Medina will close the Jazz Garden with concerts on January 7 and 8, bringing a new flavor to vocal jazz with a pinch of pop and a touch of soul.

Customers must reserve a seat in advance and can enjoy a free show with a minimum expenditure of Dhs 180 on food and drinks at DIFC restaurants and culinary outlets.

Doors open at 7 p.m. and close at 11:30 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase on PlatinumList via this link:

Cinema evenings
For those looking for good movie night options, DIFC’s Gate Avenue will screen some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters every Monday from December 14, 2020 through January 4, 2021.

Free movie nights for families kicked off with 2018 hit romantic comedy crazy rich asians, which aired on December 14.

Customers can enjoy the Christmas spirit with Elf December 21 and Vacations December 28. Pokémon fans can catch Detective Pikachu, will air on January 4, which will bring the screenings to a close.

All the films, which take place under the stars with comfortable poufs to sit on, are free to watch and broadcast from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

If you’re looking for some good laughs to end a tough year, head to the DIFC on Wednesday evenings. Dubai’s famous comedy troupe Dubomedy will tickle your bones from December 16, 2020 until January 6, 2021.

The Free Comedy Nights feature a range of local talent who will perform comedy acts once a week with a mix of stand-up and improv on a special pop-up stage near the Vibes Cafe.

The comedy evenings are free. Doors open at 7:00 p.m., performances start at 7:30 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m.

Gate Avenue at DIFC continues to operate with strict public health procedures. All events and activities are organized in accordance with Dubai Government guidelines for health and safety.

For the full Winter Vibes schedule, visit: