Fairy Tales On The River

Riverland™ Dubai, the free to enter, themed dining and entertainment destination located at the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts, today unveiled the entertainment programme of its much-awaited ‘Fairy Tales on the River’ festival. Starting March 21st until March 31st, visitors of Riverland™ Dubai will step into a world of myths, fairies, brave knights and outlandish creatures to discover live performances, roaming acts and magical characters, screenings of their favourite fairy tale movies and an unlimited number of fun and engaging activities.

The annual festival, “Fairy Tales on the River” will feature numerous fairy tale inspired activities for kids and adults alike. The festival will feature the ‘Elves and Fairies” and the ‘Pirates Adventure” shows bringing their beloved characters to life at the Boardwalk Plaza. The little ones will have plenty to look forward to such as the live storytelling sessions, an authentic Indian puppet show at the Riviera Plaza, outdoor movie screenings of the most popular fairy tale movies at the Island Plaza, and a mesmerizing fire show display at the India Gate. The fun doesn’t stop there, kids can also dress up as their adored fairy tale characters or their favourite pirate at the dress up booth in Riviera Plaza.

‘Fairy Tales on the River’ will welcome visitors from 4:00pm – 10:00pm daily. Tickets are not required for Riverland™ Dubai or the ‘Fairy Tales on the River’ event. 


Ahmed Al Rayyes, Chief Commercial Officer at DXB Entertainments said: “What more could a child want than to see his favorite fairy tale characters come to life. The Fairy Tales on the river festival is not only aimed at our little guests but will also resonate with the entire family and take them down memory lane. Combined with our extensive dining and entertainment offers and three amazing theme parks, it’s the perfect excuse for a family day-out.”

Riverland Dubai is a free to enter, themed dining and entertainment destination, perfect for friends and families of all ages. Its central location means it will be experienced by all Dubai Parks and Resorts visitors.  The destination has four themed zones that offer a fascinating glimpse into some of the greatest eras of our past – from 1950s America at The Boardwalk, to medieval France at The French Village, to India Gate and the 19th century themed Peninsula.  With more than 50 shops and restaurants and a range of entertainment from street performances, to festivals and concerts there is always something exciting to enjoy at Riverland™ Dubai.

Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest integrated 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 outlets 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 the destination’s fifth theme park and the region’s first Six Flags theme park.

To find out more about the event visit www.Riverlanddubai.com or www.DubaiParksandResorts.com or call our customer experience team on 800-AMAZING to find out what’s happening next at Riverland™ Dubai.