Surf, sand and steeds abound at the Beach Polo Cup, which tees off on December 13 and 14 at Dubai Harbour (formerly Skydive Dubai). But this year, Santa joins in the fun too with the Polo Cup’s first ever Christmas Market. In between chukkas (duration of a polo game) shop for arts and crafts, jewellery, holiday gifts, toys, and health and wellness products, and enjoy some world-class entertainment and fireworks. And you can attend the sport of kings this year sans any kingly entry fees – simply register at 800tickets.com for free admission to the Shams Public Zone. Doors open at 7.30pm on December 13 and at 4.30pm on the 14th. Visit beachpolocup.com for details on after-parties in the Majlis Zone.