How are your long weekend plans? Are you flying out someplace exotic or are you simply celebrating Eid Al Ahda in the sandpit? If you’re part of the latter, here’s how you can celebrate this special occasion with your family and friends!
Watch fireworks with your family and friends
Watch the sky fill up with vibrant fireworks displays at Dubai Festival City Bay to mark the first night of Eid Al Adha. Two exclusive presentations choreographed to music will awaken the night with a spectacular audiovisual show of pattern and sound.
When: September 1, 9pm and 11pm
Where: Dubai Festival City Bay
This Eid Al Adha, watch as the night sky bursts with light and colours as Dubai celebrates one of the year’s biggest events. Tap into the community spirit by joining the crowds gathering along The Beach, as onlookers from the nearby towers gather on their balconies to watch the glittering display. The fireworks are big enough for everyone from all around to see, so have your cameras ready. This is a fun event for the whole family.
When: August 31- September 3, 8:45pm
Where: The Beach, JBR
See a one-of-a-kind show
A new era of entertainment will sweep over Dubai with the debut of La Perle. Created and produced by one of the world’s most renowned artistic directors, Franco Dragone and presented by the Al Habtoor Group, the one-of-a-kind show will transport audiences into another world. Boasting a one-of-a-kind theatre built in the heart of Al Habtoor City, La Perle is the GCC region’s first resident show.
When: From August 31-December 31
Where: Al Habtoor City
Relive the classics
Shamma Hamdan in concert
Arabs Got Talent’s Emirati singer Shamma Hamdan will captivate audiences with her beautiful voice and gifted guitar playing at Dragon Mart 2 this Eid Al Adha. The free show is part of a variety of entertainment lined up at the venue for this holiday season.
When: September 2
Where: Dragon Mart 2, ground floor
Sing along with your friends
The Bohemians: Queen Tribute Band Live
Rock out to all your favourite Queen tunes as internationally-renowned Queen tribute band The Bohemians takes the stage of Dubai’s Hard Rock Café for an evening of rock n’ roll. Sing along to Killer Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody, We Will Rock You, We Are the Champions and many more. You can even enjoy some feel-good food in between songs, so gather your friends and have fun singing along.
When: September 2
Where: Hard Rock Café, Festival City
Hit up bazaars
Eid shopping at Summer Bazaar
Catch up on your Eid shopping at Summer Bazaar, an indoor cultural market at Hall 7, Dubai World Trade Centre. With free entry, the bazaar hosts a range of products from handicrafts, apparel, toys, beauty products and perfumes. Surprise your family and friends with fun goodies from Summer Bazaar this Eid.
When: Until September 4, 3pm-11pm
Where: Hall 7, Dubai World Trade Centre