After arriving in Amman on the way to several planned stations in the Kingdom, the Christmas Parade from Bethlehem was hosted in Abdali on January 15 2017 in a unique festive ambiance that embodied the Holiday Season.
Taking place as part of a tour organized by the Jordan Tourism Board, Abdali was chosen as a primary station for the parade due to its vibrant location and modern aesthetics, which make it one of the most important landmarks in Amman geared toward individuals and families alike. The Bethlehem Christmas Parade included a variety of activities, including live performances celebrating the season, cartoon characters, and interactive dance segments.
Christmas songs were played by various musical bands that walked through the inner roads of Abdali, in addition to a fleet of motorbikes that accentuated the overall aesthetic of the parade. Large numbers of visitors, tourists and families filled the streets of the area to experience the one-of-a-kind event and to take part in the numerous interactive segments that also focused on engaging children.
At the conclusion of the parade, visitors continued to enjoy the festivities offered at Abdali, the streets of which were adorned in Christmas decorations and lights that highlighted many of the exclusive attractions launched especially for the holiday season, such as an ice-skating ring, Santa's Closet, children's workshops, and choir performances. The highly popular Abdali Mall also offered a unique celebratory ambiance replete with various holiday-themed activities, including storytelling, mask-making, piano performances, and others.
What sets Abdali apart is that it serves as a premium lifestyle destination that contains primary businesses and banks, restaurants and cafes, and retail outlets located at the Boulevard or the Abdali Mall, in addition to luxury residences and hotels. The area features designated areas for pedestrians and parking, in addition to a wide array of services that make it more accessible. As such, Abdali, with its organized and beautiful design, offers an integrated lifestyle experience at the heart of Amman that meets all needs in a single location.