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The Hatta Honey Festival, hosted at the Hatta Halls, promises an enchanting experience for attendees from December 27 to December 31. Here are seven highlights to anticipate:
The festival showcases a diverse selection of honey, including the prized Sidr and aromatic Samar honey. Visitors can taste, learn about, and purchase this exquisite honey, each narrating the story of Hatta’s biodiversity.
Homegrown Dubai Market
The Proudly from Dubai Market, presented by Brand Dubai, features 30 local businesses, providing a platform for entrepreneurial stories. A pop-up from the renowned burger joint Salt adds a flavourful touch to the festival.
Hatta Honey Bee Discovery Centre
Dedicated to education, the center offers interactive sessions, workshops, and demonstrations about bees’ vital role in the ecosystem. Special programs delve into honey’s medicinal and nutritional properties, fostering a deeper understanding of nature.
Explore honey production up close with guided tours. Observation decks offer safe vantage points to watch bees against the scenic Hajar Mountains. The farm store provides honey-based products, and lush gardens offer a serene setting for relaxation.
Hatta Wadi Hub
Festival-goers can explore food pop-ups and engage in outdoor activities like mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, and zip-lining. Nightly fireworks and a New Year’s Eve show add to the festivities. Camping facilities are available for overnight stays.
Photography enthusiasts can enhance their skills through workshops and participate in a competition to capture the best photo and video representations of Hatta.
Learn about Beekeeping as a Hobby
Organizations like the Beekeepers Foundation and the Hatta Honey Bee Discovery Centre encourage beekeeping as a hobby. Educational tours and workshops are offered to provide valuable insights into beekeeping, promoting knowledge and responsibility.
The Hatta Honey Festival promises a delightful blend of nature, education, and entertainment for visitors of all ages.
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