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Sheikh Zayed Festival 2021



Date & Time

4:00 PM to 11:59 PM


Al Wathba




The Sheikh Zayed Festival is a cultural entertainment Festival to celebrate the authentic noble values of Emirati society and pass on their pride and honor to future generations and the whole world.

The Festival is respectfully named after the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may he rest in peace, the founding father and driving force of the UAE, as recognition of his pivotal role in preserving the national heritage of the United Arab Emirates.

The event will host events and festivities to celebrate UAE National Day, the Year of 50, and honor the role duly adopted by the founding fathers of the Federation and their vision for the future.

Glow Garden

A light park glowing with breathtaking colors and various lighting effects gives you the chance to take as many photographs as you need to commemorate your joyful moments. Here, you are always Instagram ready!

Major Fireworks Weekly Shows

The sky of Al Wathba will be set alight throughout the Festival evenings. Enjoy the weekly fireworks extravaganza set to beautiful music, with dancing fountain shows and record breaking lasers.

Year of 50 Zone

Marking the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the United Arab Emirates the Festival includes a unique art exhi-bition that reviews the journey of the United Arab Emirates over the past 50 years, highlighting the role played by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may he rest in peace, in building his people and society.

National Day Celebrations

The Festival celebrates UAE National Day with a variety of shows and events, including concerts, major fire-work shows and traditional Emirati art shows that take place at all of the Festival pavilions. 

*Entry Ticket Price: AED 5. Free entry for Children under the age of 3 and Elders above the age of 65. People of determination get free access as well. 

*Green Pass on AlHosn App or Negative COVID-19 PCR Result 96 hours prior to entry is mandatory for admission



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