11 things to do in Dubai this Eid Al Adha

Lifestyle Monday 20/August/2018 09:40 AM
By: Times News Service
11 things to do in Dubai this Eid Al Adha

Muscat: Dubai is set to be a great destination for the Eid Al Adha holidays this year, with an array of exciting events and activities taking place across the city. From spectacular firework displays and must-see concerts, to fun family workshops and stage shows, here’s a list of places to visit in Dubai to make for the most memorable celebrations:
Dubai Festival City Mall
Dubai Festival City Mall will host a musical firework display at 9:00 pm and 10:30 pm on August 22 and 23. Families can also bring their little ones to Dubai Festival City Mall to meet popular cartoon characters Pink Fong and Baby Shark on August 24 and 25, who will perform an interactive medley of popular children’s songs at 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm.
City Centre Mirdif
City Centre Mirdif will host mesmerising performances from acrobats and gymnasts in The Enchanted Circus at Central Galleria. This unmissable, non-ticketed show will take place from August 21 to August 25 at 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm, 7:30 pm and 9:00 pm, giving families plenty of opportunities to catch the circus.
Dubai Frame
Visitors to Dubai Frame will be entertained by Ayala dancers, roaming entertainment and giveaways for kids taking place from August 22 to 25. The traditional and interactive activities will take place from 10:00 am until 8:00 pm each day, making the Dubai Frame a must-visit destination this Eid Al Adha.
Dragon Mart 2
Popular characters from Iftah Ya Sim Sim will entertain crowds with a fun-filled interactive show from August 23 to September 1. This space-themed show will involve plenty of energetic dance numbers and songs that the kids will love! For music lovers in Dubai, Balqees, will perform a free concert at Dragon Mart 2 on August 24. Balqees will take the stage from 7:30 pm.
Dubai World Trade Centre
Bollywood singing sensation Sunidhi Chauhan will perform at Dubai World Trade Centre to entertain concert-goers in Dubai for one night only on August 24. The popular singer will entertain the crowd from 8:00 pm onwards. Tickets can be purchased starting AED 75 from Dubai Calendar.
Modhesh World
Modhesh World at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) will run until August 25 and forms part of DFRE’s annual summer calendar of festivals and celebrations aimed at positioning Dubai as the summer destination of choice. Modhesh World is open daily from 10:00 am to 11:00 pm on weekdays and 10:00 am to 12:00 am on weekends. General admission is AED25 and children under 3, senior citizens and people of determination are welcome free of charge.
Ibn Battuta Mall
Ibn Battuta Mall will be celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Space Exploration by Discovery Channel, by taking space-obsessed kids and families on an extraordinary journey through the history of space. From the first day of Eid Al Adha until September 9, Space Exploration by Discovery Channel will host fun and educational live shows and workshops for tiny astronauts in the making.
The Dubai Mall
The Dubai Mall will transform into a celebratory playground, hosting an array of exciting activities and live entertainment for the whole family to enjoy from August 21 to August 24. Kids will have the chance to receive a special gift when they participate in the various arts and crafts workshops hosted by Sheibitna, a much-loved grandfatherly figure from Arabian folklore. The fun doesn’t stop there as The Dubai Mall has a line-up of popular cartoon screenings such as Tom & Jerry and Freej that are sure to excite kids all weekend long.
City Centre Deira
City Centre Deira is bringing all outdoor activity and entertainment inside the mall this Eid Al Adha, with a first-of-its-kind indoors pop-up event running from the first day of Eid until September 30. Indoors will include various food stalls, pop-up shops and a special entertainment zone for live music and movie screenings for all ages to enjoy from 10:00 am daily. The Flight Crew Jump Rope will alo jump-start the action at City Centre Deira from August 21 to 24. This international show is bound to keep families fascinated with the incredibly talented jump rope members entertaining crowds at 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm, 8:30 pm and 10:00 pm.
IMG Worlds of Adventure
Visitors to IMG Worlds of Adventure from August 21 to 25 can enjoy plenty of attractions: Guests can enjoy a special street parade featuring dance performances and appearances from IMG’s most-popular characters. Kids will have the chance to meet their favourite characters from the Marvel film series and The Cartoon Network, as well as dinosaurs from the Lost Valley. The Boulevard will be home to captivating performances from stilt walkers, unicyclists and acrobats, as well as the popular Max Illusionist.
Shoppers will stand a chance to win gifts worth AED2,000 daily. With every AED200 spent at Mercato from August 16 to August 25, lucky shoppers will be entered into a draw to win incredible daily prizes. Families can also avail of an action-packed schedule of fun activities taking place at Mercato from engaging stage shows and street shows, to energetic dance workshops and music workshops.
Full details of this year’s jam-packed calendar of events over Eid Al Adha can be found at https://www.visitdubai.com/en/ or follow @visitdubai for the latest information.