December 2 marks the celebrations of UAE National Day (Yawm al watani). In Dubai, there are plenty of events to attend and places to visit to celebration UAE National Day.
Events and places to celebrate UAE National Day in Dubai.
National Day Fireworks: On the eve of National Day, the sky will light up with fireworks at The Beach from 8:30pm. For those of you who plan to celebrate into the late night, join the exclusive party at Dubai World Trade Centre at 9:30pm, where international star DJ Ti?sto will perform live in an audio-visual, electronic dance music spectacular.
National Day Sales: For those of you who plan to avoid last-minute shopping this gift-giving month, shopping malls will have special National Day sales featuring 60%-90% off across the city.
National Day celebrations across Dubai December 1-3
Dubai Festival City Mall: Dubai Festival City Mall will host a series of events at Festival Bay from 1.30pm in the afternoon till 11.15pm, including a fly past by Al Fursan, spectacular aerobatics, fireworks and a special edition Imagine show celebrating Emirati culture.
National Day festivities will continue through the evening, with captivating ayala dance performances and live Jet Pack stunt shows.
Traffic and parking can be hard if you don’t start early. The nearest metro station is Al Jadaf on the Green Line.
Location Dubai Festival City Date December 2 (Saturday) Time 9.10pm and 10.50pm
La Mer: Dubai’s newest beachfront destination is the place to go this long weekend. December 1, Friday will see spectacular fireworks light up the skies at La Mer in celebration of the UAE National Day, along with other events spanning the entire weekend.
Global Village will host an exciting array of festivities to mark the UAE National Day.
From December 1 to 3, Global Village guests will enjoy firework displays that will carry the colors of the UAE flag and reach a height of 200 meters. The display will be accompanied by a variety of musical presentations as it lights up the skies for five minutes.
All celebrations and events as part of UAE National Day at Global Village are included in the ticket price of Dh15 per person. The venue will also have extended hours; 4pm to 2am, from December 1 to 5.
Location Global Village Dates December 1 to 3 (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) Time 9pm