UAE National Day
  • Dubai Parks and Resorts celebrates UAE National Day with an exciting line-up of amazing entertainment for the whole family
  • UAE’s top singers Hussain Al Jassmi, Balqees, Fayez Al Saeed to perform at the destination during the National Day weekend
  • ‘Double the Fun’ offer will give guests the chance to experience two fun filled days for the price of one over the holiday weekend at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, BOLLYWOOD Parks™ Dubai, LEGOLAND® Dubai and LEGOLAND® Water Park.

Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest theme park destination, will join citizens, residents and visitors to celebrate the UAE’s 46th National Day with a packed entertainment programme featuring a very special, free concert in collaboration with Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), from the nation’s singing superstars Hussain Al Jassmi, Balqees and Fayez Al Saeed.  The UAE’s most popular singers will take centre stage at Riverland™ Dubai to mark the important occasion with a medley of their greatest hits. 

To mark this celebrated occasion, Dubai Parks and Resorts also unveiled its ‘Double the Fun’ offer which allows guests to purchase a one-day ticket for AED 165 and enjoy the second day at the destination free of charge. Available for visits between November 30th and the 3rd of December, guests can choose from two options to experience amazing.  Visit either MOTIONGATE™ Dubai and BOLLYWOOD Parks™ DUBAI and enjoy the other park the next day or take advantage of the same deal with both LEGOLAND® Dubai and LEGOLAND® Water Park. 

Each of the theme parks will also embrace the spirit of UAE National Day in their own unique way. MOTIONGATE™ Dubai will be transformed with celebratory decorations inspired the UAE flag colours; LEGOLAND® Dubai will invite guests to help build a UAE LEGO® mosaic to celebrate the occasion and BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai will have traditional music and dance shows and two performances of Bollywood spectacular, Jaan-e-Jigar on 2nd December for families to enjoy together. 


Moreover, guests are in for a 3-day celebration filled with exciting family entertainment at Riverland™ Dubai, the free to enter family-friendly outdoor destination to mark the 46th National Day celebrations of the UAE. The destination will transform into an entertainment hub from Friday 1st until Sunday 3rd December from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm daily, with a specially curated schedule of interactive roaming acts, UAE flag themed décor, traditional crafts provided by Dubai Culture, falconry displays, camel rides, traditional coffee and sweets, an interactive storytelling section and kids’ workshops including face painting, national arts & crafts and Henna artists.

A live performance by school choirs will also be held on December 2nd to help commemorate the pride of the nation. Finally, a not to be missed firework spectacular will light up the skies on December 1st and 2nd from 8:00pm onwards for visitors of all ages to enjoy.

Commenting on the UAE’s National Day celebrations, Mohamed Almulla, Chief Executive Officer of DXB Entertainments PJSC, the company that owns Dubai Parks and Resorts said: “We would like to extend our sincerest congratulations to all UAE nationals and residents on the 46th national day which is an occasion of happiness and pride for everyone. Dubai Parks and Resorts is proud to be the region’s largest theme park destination and with UAE National Day coinciding with the anniversary of opening we wanted to do something fitting to celebrate this important day, and we look forward to welcoming everyone to celebrate the spirit of the UAE with us.”

Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest theme park destination, features MOTIONGATE™ Dubai – a unique theme park showcasing some of Hollywood’s most beloved characters from DreamWorks Animation, Columbia Pictures and Lionsgate; BOLLYWOOD Parks™ Dubai, a first-of-its-kind theme park that showcases rides and attraction based on some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters, LEGOLAND® Dubai, a unique interactive theme park for families which brings the well-known LEGO® brick to life in a playful learning environment. LEGOLAND® Water Park is the region’s first water park catering to families with children aged 2-12. The entire destination is connected by Riverland™ Dubai – Riverland™ Dubai, the free to enter themed recreational hub with a multitude of dining, shopping and unique entertainment options, that connects the theme parks, perfect for friends and families of all ages. Guests can stay at the Lapita™ Hotel, a Polynesian themed family hotel part of the Marriott Autograph Collection. Expected to open in late 2019, Six Flags Dubai will be destination’s fifth theme park and the region’s first Six Flags theme park.