Eid Al Adha 2023 in Abu Dhabi promises a spectacular array of events, including dazzling fireworks, concerts by renowned artists, and a variety of family-friendly activities. From June 28 to 30, residents and visitors can immerse themselves in the festive spirit across Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and the Al Dhafra Region. Here’s a comprehensive guide to the celebrations.

Key Takeaways

  • Fireworks displays at multiple locations
  • Concerts featuring local and international artists
  • Family-friendly dining and activities
  • Cultural experiences in Al Ain and Al Dhafra

Fireworks Extravaganza

Abu Dhabi will light up the skies with waterfront fireworks at Abu Dhabi Corniche, Yas Bay Waterfront, and Al Hudayriyat Island on June 28 from 9:00 pm to 9:10 pm. In Al Ain, Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium will feature a firework display on the same day and time. Al Dhafra will host fireworks at Madinat Zayed Public Park, Al Mugheirah Beach, and Ghiyathi from 9:00 pm to 9:05 pm.

Concerts and Live Performances

Music lovers are in for a treat with performances by iconic artists. Rabeh Sager will perform at Etihad Arena, Yas Island, on June 30. In Al Ain, Assala Nasri will grace the stage at the Al Ain Convention Center on June 29. Additionally, Dubai will host performances by Hussain Al Jassmi, Kadim Al Sahir, and Mohamed Abdo at the Coca-Cola Arena.

Family-Friendly Dining and Activities

The WB™ Abu Dhabi, Curio Collection by Hilton, Yas Island, will host the Big Eid Lunch from June 28 to July 2, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Yas Mall will feature live entertainment and activities at Town Square, including arts and crafts, gahwa caricature, and henna art. Manarat Al Saadiyat will offer free art workshops for kids aged 3 to 11 from Thursday to Sunday (10 am-6 pm).

Cultural Experiences in Al Ain

Al Ain, known for its lush greenery and ancient oases, offers a rich cultural experience. Visitors can explore historical forts, archaeological parks, camel markets, and vibrant souks. The city’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites provide a glimpse into its storied past.

Traditional Celebrations in Al Dhafra

Al Dhafra, located in the western region of Abu Dhabi, offers a unique blend of desert and sea experiences. Visitors can explore ancient forts, ruins, and nature while enjoying the traditional desert-meets-the-sea lifestyle. The region’s fireworks displays will add to the festive atmosphere.

Shopping and Entertainment in Dubai

Dubai will host a series of events, including fireworks at Dubai Parks and Resorts and Dubai Festival City. The city will also feature performances by top artists and comedians at venues like the Coca-Cola Arena and Dubai Opera. Shoppers can enjoy discounts of up to 75% at various malls, and family-friendly activities will be available at Mercato Mall, Nakheel Mall, and Ibn Battuta Mall.

Activities in Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah

Sharjah will offer heritage and entertainment performances at Al Qasba and Al Majaz Waterfront, including traditional bands and shows. Ras Al Khaimah will feature shopping and fun activities at Al Naeem Mall, including henna application, balloon bending, face painting, and a mascot parade.

Eid Al Adha 2023 in Abu Dhabi and across the UAE promises a memorable celebration filled with joy, culture, and entertainment for all ages.