Where to See the UAE National Day Fireworks Sparkle in Abu Dhabi


Abu Dhabi is about to light up like a Christmas tree on UAE National Day, and we’ve got all the scoop on where to catch the dazzling fireworks shows.

Al Maryah Island: A Waterfront Spectacle

On Saturday, December 2, and Sunday, December 3, Al Maryah Island will be transformed into a pyrotechnic wonderland. The Waterfront Promenade will be the stage for a grand display of fireworks, accompanied by a mesmerizing water show. Soak up the electrifying atmosphere and feel the patriotic fervor as the colors of the UAE flag dance across the night sky.

Emirates Palace: A Grand Celebration with a Touch of Royalty

If you’re looking for a truly royal experience, head to Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental Abu Dhabi on Saturday, December 2, for an unforgettable UAE National Day celebration. The entire palace will be decked out in the UAE flag colors, and the festivities will include an airshow, art and culture exhibitions, and a culinary extravaganza. And of course, the grand finale will be a spectacular fireworks display that will leave you speechless.

Sheikh Zayed Festival: A Heritage Extravaganza

Venture into the heart of Emirati heritage at the Sheikh Zayed Festival, held in Al Wathba. From Saturday, December 2, to Sunday, December 3, the festival will come alive with a lineup of special performances, including folkloric and military bands. The skies will be lit up with fireworks and drones, and the Emirates Fountain will be adorned in the colors of the flag. Plus, there will be special programs for the little ones to enjoy.

Yas Bay Waterfront: A Night of Thrills and Fireworks

Yas Island is known for its adrenaline-pumping attractions, and UAE National Day is no exception. On Saturday, December 2, and Sunday, December 3, Yas Bay Waterfront will host a dazzling fireworks display at 9 pm. As the vibrant lights paint the sky, you can celebrate the UAE’s spirit of unity and diversity amidst the island’s exciting atmosphere.

So, whether you’re seeking a glamorous waterfront spectacle, a royal affair with fireworks, a heritage-filled celebration, or an adrenaline-fueled night of fun, Abu Dhabi has something to offer every UAE National Day fireworks fan. Prepare to be dazzled by the pyrotechnics, soak up the patriotic spirit, and revel in the vibrant atmosphere as Abu Dhabi comes alive to celebrate its national identity.


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