Christmas Events in Amman

Christmas season is here and there are many special events across Amman to celebrate the season of lights. You can find Xmas-sy events for the whole family to shop, eat & drink, support local charities, celebrate and be merry.

Here are 2017’s top pick for Christmas events in Amman in chronological order so you don’t miss any of them!:

Christmas Village at Kan Zaman

christmas village kan zaman amman

The Christmas Village is an upscale Christmas market featuring fine artisan products, home accessories, decor, gourmet treats, baked goods, tasty wine, jewelery, handmade clothing and all other sorts of interesting items for sale.

When: November 30 – December 3, 2017

Where: Kan Zaman, off Airport Road (map)

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Orthodox Club Christmas Tree Lighting

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When: December 1, 2017

Where: Orthodox Club, Abdoun (map)

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Christmas Market

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Selling all-time festive season favorites from Glühwein, hot chocolate, sahlab, burgers, currywurst, cinnamon almond nuts, sweet potatoes, cookies, churros and much more to vendors bringing some local ambiance with their homemade handicrafts and Christmas items in addition to daily live choir performances.

When: December 7-9, 2017

Where: Amman Marriott Hotel (map)

Entrance fee: 1 JD

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Romero’s Christmas Market

romeros christmas market amman

Something for everyone, bringing you Christmas delicacies of food, beverage, music and all things festive! Part of the net proceeds will be donated to charity.

When: December 7-9

Where: Romero Restaurant (map)

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Charity Christmas Quiz + Dinner

charity christmas quiz amman

A fun family quiz and 3 course traditional British Christmas dinner followed by a Christmas party. Supporting the Humane Center for Animal Welfare.

When: December 8, 2017

Where: Ibis Hotel (map)

Fee: 25 JD (adults) & 15 JD (kids)

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Winter Wonderland

orthodox club magic winter wonderland

Over two days Orthodox Club will have a Bakery House, Enchanted Forest, Elves’ Workshop, Gift Market with over 100 vendors, Food Court and much more! A full program with live nativity scene performed by children, Christmas carols and four competitions: Christmas Tree decorating contest, Wreath contest, Bake contest and Kid’s Arts & Crafts contest.

When: December 8-9, 2017

Where: Orthodox Club, Abdoun (map)


Christmas Kids Party

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When: December 8, 2017

Where: Le Royal Hotel (map)

Entrance fee: 10 JD

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Irish Christmas Party

irish christmas party amman

Hosted by the Jordanian Irish Association – Eat, drink, be merry and boogie on down and celebrate the holiday season. Come along with friends work mates or family.

When: December 9, 2017

Where: Grand Hyatt Amman (map)

Price: 35 JD

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Swiss Christmas Market


The first Swiss Christmas Market in Amman. A small Swiss Village with 12 nicely adorned wooden chalets show guests a potpourri of articles, ornaments, decorative gifts and handicraft items typical of the season, and present a selection of culinary delicacies, collectively providing a unique Christmas shopping experience. All proceeds from this Swiss Christmas Market stand will be donated to the King Hussein Cancer Center.

When: December 14, 2017

Where: Rotana Hotel (map)

Price: Free


Winter Market by Grand Hyatt

winter market grand hyatt amman

Grand Hyatt Amman in cooperation with Jordan handcraft Association Winter Market at The Terrace of Grand Hyatt Amman. The market will include handmade products, music, entertainment, winter food and drinks, kid’s activities and much more.

When: December 14-16, 2017

Where: Grand Hyatt Amman (map)

Price: 2 JD (includes 1 hot drink)


Christmas Parade

christmas parade jordan

A festive Christmas Parade coming all the way from Bethlehem will be cruising the streets of Jordan spreading love and Christmas cheer.

When & Where:

  • Friday December 15: Abdali / Boulevard at 5:00 pm
  • Sunday December 17: Madaba at 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday December 20: Fuhais at 6:00 pm
  • Friday December 22: Hussein Park – Amman at 5:00 pm


Villa Maza Christmas Bazaar

villa maza amman christmas bazaar

Hand crafted items, Christmas gifts, baked goodies, kids entertainment and much more.

When: December 15-16, 2017

Where: Villa Maza (map)

Price: 2 JD

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Noel Christmas Bazaar

noel christmas bazaar amman

Christmas Bazar with adorned stalls and booths offering everything from artisanal foods and home-made products to art and crafts and even locally-designed clothes.

When: December 15-16, 2017

Where: Regency Palace Hotel (map)

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Tasting Room Christmas Party

carakale christmas tasting party

Special beers on tap, barrel aged beer bottles, and more! Wear your Christmas sweater and you can even bring your own Christmas snacks, or whatever food you like.

When: December 16, 2017

Where: Carakale Brewery (map)

Price: Free entry


MiniMozarts Winter Event

minimozarts christmas event amman

Every Saturday a different Christmas activity. Come meet Santa and the elves, bake cookies, dance, decorate your own gingerbread house and more seasonal fun action.

When: December 16, 2017

Where: MiniMozarts Center (map)


Funtastic Christmas

funtastic christmas amman
Join with your little ones and enjoy the holy season at Funtastic Center – Um Uthainah. Get freebies, presents, prizes, fun & much more.

When: December 16, 2017

Where: Funtastic Kids Center (map)

Price: 15 JD

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Christmas with Pinewood Rift

pinewood rift christmas concert amman

Bring on the Christmas celebrations and get ready to dance the night away in a way like never before with a touch of country music and of course Christmas tunes featuring Pinewood Rift.

When: December 22, 2017

Where: Sekrab (map)

Price: 10 JD (must book a table ahead of time)


Joyeux Noel at Tipsy Cow

tipsy cow amman christmas happy hour

Happy Hour all day long on Christmas.

When: December 25, 2017

Where: Tipsy Cow (map)

Price: Free entry, drinks 2×1.

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Christmas Open House at Beit Shams

beit shams amman christmas

17th Annual Christmas Open House at Beit Shams in Jabal Amman. Shop a wide selection of signature handcrafted wreaths, Christmas decorations and exquisite arrangements.

When: Every day until December 31, 2017

Where: Beit Shams (map)

Price: Free

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Christmas at The Boulevard

christmas at the boulevard amman

Spread a little Christmas cheer at The Boulevard this year! A decorative decked walkway, full of delights and exciting everyday entertainment for your loved ones to enjoy.

When: December 7, 2017 – January 6, 2018

Where: The Boulevard, Abdali (map)

Price: 2 JD

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