Christmas is in the air! If you are planning a day out with your family and kids to be a part of this lively festival, here are the top places to see great Xmas décor and get into the Xmas spirit.
Location: A-30, District Centre, Saket, New Delhi
This mall has come to be known as the place to go for every festival. Christmas is no exception. There is a Christmas Market taking place from 16-20th December displaying Christmas pots and garden accessories, Christmas decorations, Santa’s little puppies for adoption, cakes, cookies, candles and much more. The mall enchants you with an exhibition of 12 uniquely crafted Xmas trees on since December 8th. The biggest Xmas tree ever to be installed at Select Citywalk will be unveiled on the 25th and it’s going to be an event you don’t want to miss.
The entire mall is adorned with Xmas décor which includes a huge bell at the entry gate made entirely of lights. Hanging garlands, stars and ferns make this shopping hub a treat to see at Christmas.
Location: Subhash Nagar, New Delhi
In the heart of West-Delhi, the Pacific Mall is now all adorned for Christmas. As soon as you enter the mall, you are greeted by a beautiful installation of gates lit up to welcome you. The mall’s frontage has a charming red & golden chariot placed at its entrance. Stepping indoors you will be bedazzled by a twenty feet Xmas Tree which is made up of around a thousand light bulbs. This is the most attractive installation at the mall which will leave you spellbound. The inside area of the mall also has an installation of two huge reindeers and a Xmas tree made up golden acrylic material which is sure to catch your attention. You can also find a cute Burger Xmas Tree put up by newly opened Burger joint-Carl’s Jr. with gifts scattered around it. Stores like Zara, Lifestyle and Mac also have their individual Christmas trees all up.
DLF Place Mall
Location: A-4, District Centre, Press Enclave Road, Saket, New Delhi
Spreading some holiday cheer, DLF Place Saket is organizing an ‘Oh What Fun’! Christmas Festival. The country’s largest Christmas Tree of Wishes greets you here,from 24-26thDecember along with a giant snowman and big Christmas bells. The lineup of Christmas lights, bells, installations of reindeers, toy-installations by Hamleys are a must see. There is also a unique Xmas tree-house in tune with European themed décor and snow-like feel at the plaza area.
Kids can enjoy a gamut of activities at the mall like card making, snowman-making, Foodhall Chef Classes, and can even sing-along with the Choir on 24th and 25thDecember from 5-7pm at the plaza area. Santa’s parade with his cavalry of friends will surely delight you from 12-5pm through 23-25thDecember.
DLF Promenade Mall
Location: 3 Nelson Mandela Road, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
The Promenade is holding ‘’Christmas Cheer’’ from 4-27thDecember. The entire mall is decorated with huge Xmas trees, various installations and lovely Christmas Décor. The tree at the central lobby is huge, standing tall at twenty feet which is in-lit from within offering a beautiful sight for visitors at night. There is one beautifully decorated Xmas tree at the outside façade and another one made out of waffles by L’opera Patisserie in the central lobby. Every corner of the mall exudes a festive spirit and a delightful sight for the eyes.
Special Christmas events are scheduled for December 19th& 20th, 24th & 25th. You can Meet and Greet a live Santa Claus and even take pictures with him from 4.30-6.30 pm, experience Live-Snowfall at 4pm and 6pm and also sing along with the very melodious Mizo Carol Choir from 5.30-6.30pm all at various places in the mall, (best to ask the Concierge).
DLF Cyber Hub
Location: DLF Cyber City Phase 2, NH-8 Gurgaon, Haryana
Cyber hub is one of the liveliest destinations of Gurgaon, and it is all geared up for Xmas. The vast outside area has many Xmas trees beautifully decorated and placed at small distances. The entire place is done up in red & white colors giving the whole place a beautiful Christmas feel. Toyland-the children’s play-area has wonderful surprises for them. There is artificial snow to keep the children busy and give them a festive feel. The Xmas toy soldiers and Trumpet-Players add to the Christmas spirit and light up the area beautifully. The plethora of food-joints and bakeries that this hub has are all decorated individually with the Xmas theme offering a gorgeous sight to see.
Location: Indirapuram, Ghaziabad
One of the oldest and biggest malls of the NCR region, Shipra Mall is in its full fervor for Christmas. With numerous installations done up at every nook and corner, the mall enchants you with its Xmas trees, décor and hangings. The mall-exterior has an enormous Xmas tree made up of ferns and is beautifully decorated with glitter balls, stars and assorted gift-boxes. Adding to lush-green surroundings, the tree makes for a pleasant sight for visitors to take pictures. The inside of the mall greets you with another Xmas tree swirly in shape all adorned with Christmas ornaments sitting pretty in the central lobby. You can also see a huge red & white Santa’s hat along with a Guitar installation made up of lights in the lobby areas. The entire place looks so gorgeous; decorated to detail in the theme of green, white & red to lend a festive feel to its visitors.