December in Jordan
You may be wondering, is winter a good time to visit Jordan? Does Jordan get cold? Or, how can I make the most of my trip while staying warm? And of course, what should I pack?
– Don’t worry! We have the answers to those questions and more below. There are plenty of great options for sightseeing, hiking, and having an amazing experience.
Is New Year’s Day a Public Holiday?
New Year’s Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed. Amman starts to be ready to celebrate the new year during December.
Celebrate the New Year in fascinating Jordan, home to the archaeological site of Petra, remarkable Roman ruins, the mineral-rich Dead Sea, and spectacular “desert castles.”
Christmas Events in Amman
in Jordan, Christmas holidays begin in early December. Flour and yeast complete the mixture of cakes and pastries which are traditionally served on Christmas Eve.
Usually on Christmas Eve the family gathers in eldest member’s house. In general, spending time with the family is considered one of the most important values, especially during Christmas and other holidays.
Christmas season, December, one of the most enjoyable occasion at December in Jordan, is here and there are many special events across Amman to celebrate the season of lights. You can find events for the whole family to shop, eat & drink, support local charities, celebrate and be merry.
Christmas holiday is an official public holiday for whole of the country. Shops and malls are often all covered with delightful and uplifting Christmas decorations, with much of the red and green colors added as the theme color for this occasion. Hotels and restaurants usually offer special lunches and dinners for those who celebrate Christmas outdoors.
Christmas day for Jordanians, regardless of their religion, is always about peace, love and understanding!